{biblatex} is a complete reimplementation of the bibliographic facilities provided by LaTeX. It has its own backend {biber} which can be used instead of {bibtex} and which supports, e.g., full {unicode}, highly customisable sorting, data source filtering, and customisable field inheritance.

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Biblatex + Xelatex does not display accents

Biblatex works fine with pdflatex, but when compiling with Xelatex, suddenly accents disappear. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[ backend=biber, style=alphabetic, citestyle=authoryear ...
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How do I force the title of a bibliography item to not go into the margin?

I have a citation for which the title is overflowing into the right margin. Any ideas on how to force it to not go into the margin? Here is my mwe: \RequirePackage{filecontents} ...
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Problems getting my bibliography working - "empty bibliography! [duplicate]

This has been stressing me out for a couple of hours now. I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 with Texmaker as the editor. I've been trying to use a .bib file as an external bibliography, which I've typed up in a ...
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BibLatex Chinese Characters in reference, XeLatex not an option

I am need to cite chinese authors in my thesis. It works fine with Latex but not in BibLatex where I need to cite it within my refernces. Using Xelatex is not an option, as too many errors are showing ...
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How can I remove common fields using `biblatex`?

I want to remove the page numbers, volume numbers, and journal number from my biblatex bibliography (for my cv). I thought I could use key=false, like I use for url and doi but these pages, volume, ...
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Change last multicite delim only for \textcite commands (not in bibliography)

Using biblatex with the authoryear-comp style you can set the 'and' sign for multiple authors by the \DefineBibliographyStrings command. Is it possible to define a different 'and' sign for intext ...
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In-text citation with almost same authors in the same year

Suppose I want to cite two papers, which are listed in my reference list like: Adams, J., L. Hill, J. Jones, K. Lamar, and T. Wang (2015) .... and Adams, J., L. Hill, J. Jones, K. Lamar, A. ...
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How to format the bibliography while we are using works cited and further reading

I am using the following codes for my notes.. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,footinclude=true,headinclude=true,openany]{scrbook} % \usepackage[backend=bibtex]{biblatex} \bibliography{mybib} ...
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Biblatex authorless editorless books

I am writing an academic essay and I need to cite a number of books which either have neither author nor editor name associated with them or, if they have an editor, are still not naturally referred ...
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\printbibliography fails output

I am trying to get running the example of Sharelatex. Though the output PDF I \printbibliography just won't do its job. I do get 3 errors as well, but I am unable to figure out how to solve this ...
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Biblatex (biber) and bibliography in Ukrainian

I have a file as follows: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[russian,ukrainian,english]{babel} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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Change citation language temporarily

I use XeLaTex with Biblatex to write my thesis, which is in English. When I cite two authors I get "X and Y", which is fine. However, I have one part of the thesis which is a German abstract, and in ...
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arXiv says that it is possible to upload the .bbl file, but keep getting errors related to BibLaTeX/Biber

I use Biber for my reference in the following format: \usepackage[backend=biber,style=authoryear]{biblatex} ... \addbibresource{REF.bib} ... \printbibliography arXiv recommends to Include .bbl ...
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Citation of short titles

I am using biblatex for my citations and bibliography, with citations placed in end notes and am using the authortitle style. I am required to cite a single work in the notes with just a reference to ...
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biblatex-chicago: Change translator and editor description in the bibliography

I had some issues with cbyeditor and cbytranslator where I got the warning "Package biblatex Warning: Bibliography string 'cbyeditor' undefined". That I managed to fix and now my footnotes looks good. ...
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Korean Characters in Bibliography (Biblatex) [duplicate]

I am currently writing a paper and I need to include the following Korean Source into my bibliography: @article{yun, title={Effects of Relative Frequency of English Complex Words on Korean L2 ...
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biber => readable tex-file

I use biber and I like the output most of the time; but it seems to be hard (if at all possible) to modify the created bbl-file by hands. Is there a way to use biber (or an other program like that) ...
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Exclude note and addendum from bibliography

I am using biblatex to print bibliographies. Although, it is handy to have adendum and note fields in bib entries, I wonder if there is a way to remove them from the output. I tried to use ...
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Modify a generated Biblatex file to add extra fields (post processing)

The reference manager I use (Zotero), does not support certain fields which I want to use (e.g. DOI for book selection). Is there some tool to automatically add a field + value to a certain BibTex ...
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File ended while scanning use of \@tempa. \bibliography{ref} [closed]

I have this Latex document I am working on. It was working perfectly fine until now, but suddenly I get this error in my Bibtex file. I don't understand whats wrong. ERROR: File ended while scanning ...
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Multilingual bibliography out of margin

I am using sources in multiple languages in my BibLaTeX bibliography (in this case French and English). The main language of my document is English. In this situation, the references in French are ...
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Biblatex: Publisher is truncated

Im facing some problems with biblatex and some books published by the "Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics", see the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[style=alphabetic ...
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Is there a package that allows a citation style of [Author, year] [number]?

I want to display citations using a mix of apalike and ieeetr styles, something like: [Chaitin, 1992 [3]] Is there a BibTeX or Biblatex package that supports this style? (Or a way to tweak ...
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BibLaTeX bibliography not displayed at all [duplicate]

I have a lot of problems with the bibliography. I read the BibLaTeX manual but I couldn't find a way to fix it. Here is the source: \documentclass[]{report} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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Default hyphenation / langid field in biblatex

I want to include a lot of bibliography entries in various languages. The great majority are in english and only a handful is in another language. I have no language, langid or hyphenation fields, to ...
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ERROR “backend=biber” option to BibLaTeX? [duplicate]

I tried all recommendations I found for this error, yet, nothing worked for me so far. It still comes up when I run biblatex. What to do? ERROR - Cannot find control file 'References.bcf'! - did you ...
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Is there a way to gracefully handle 1 missing bib file when multiple bib resources are supplied?

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9, LyX 2.1.3, and biblatex/biber for bibliography management. I need to have a portable set of project files since I'm working on multiple computers and everything is synchronized ...
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Prefixed bibliography labels in different language with biblatex

I use moderncv to compile my cv, I know that the best solution is biblatex, so I followed this solution to make it properly work with moderncv. My bibliography has entries in three different ...
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Biblatex: Suppressing urldate does not work (\clearfield)

I've read through alot of entries here with a similar topic (like here or here). The solution does not work for me and I'm kind of deperate now. That's why I'm asking this question again: How do I ...
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How to generate robust verbatim bibliography data

I'm trying to generate a .bib-shaped "biblatex" database from a git change log. A typical(?) item looks like this: @gitcommit{f1750d6, author = {Brent Longborough}, date = {2013-12-15}, title = ...
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Problems creating a new kind of bibliography

I'm starting to approach the problem of automated typesetting of git change logs, using biblatex and biber as a helping hand, and I'm having great difficulty understanding both what I'm doing and how ...
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Include full citations AND their abstracts in the text?

This seems like it should be easy. In preparing syllabi for graduate seminars I like to organize my LaTeX sections as weeks (easy to do) and under each section include a list of the papers to be read ...
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Error when we are using \DefineBibliographyStrings . How to correct it?

When I am trying to use \DefineBibliographyStrings with this codes, \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{biblatex} \DefineBibliographyStrings{english}{% bibliography = {References}, references = ...
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Separator between “in:” and maintitle

I meet some problems of bibliographical style because of my modifications. I modified my style to correspond at norms of my director but modifications are note very "clean". Sometimes, books have no ...
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Double quotation marks back in front on article type reference [duplicate]

If @article appears in bibtex file (reference type is article), the title of article will be add double quotation marks after typeset. But the quotation marks are reversed (see attachment). How to ...
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Multiple Bibliographies with numeric and alphabetic labels with BibLaTex

I want to use two independent bibliographies with biblatex, whereby one is for own publications and the other for the rest. The former should be labeled with letters [A], [B],..., the latter with ...
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Biblatex and Polyglossia error after TeX Live update [duplicate]

I've just updated TeX Live distribution (from 2015.37233 to 2015.38831), and now I encounter error whenever biblatex package is loaded provided that default language is Russian. Here's the minimal ...
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Automatic \fullcite for entries whose keywords field includes a certain keyword

For a thesis, I would like to switch the behaviour of the citation commands \cite and \footcite based on the cited entry's keywords, so that Biblatex automatically outputs the citations of source ...
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Changing biblatex footcite style to use square brackets and the number of the bibliography [duplicate]

Im writing a paper using biblatex where I want to make it easier for the reader to check the name and author from bibliography in the same page, up to now i have been using \cite go get the references ...
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Biber can't call method “get_field” on an undefined value [closed]

Is this a bug, has the behaviour changed (i.e. it is a new 'feature') or is the end user simply an idiot? When I try to run Biber on code which compiled just fine until quite recently (i.e. prior to ...
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BibLaTeX’s supercite superscript reference above punctuation

I’d like to have the superscript numbers for citation when using \autocite{} on top of the punctuation sign (comma or full stop only; obviously it won’t work properly with exclamation or quotation ...
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Compatibility of embrac and biblatex

I'd like to use the embrac package to enforce upright parentheses and brackets in emphasized text. While the embrac manual claims the package is compatible with biblatex, all the brackets and ...
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Grouping/sorting entries of the bibliography - biblatex

I want to group entries of the bibliography based on my own preference (not by entry type). Right now I'm adding my bibliography file with all the entries at the end of my document like this: ...
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Is it possible in biblatex to print the \shorttitle in one's bibliography without defining a bibliography style?

I would like all shorttitles, if one has been defined, to be printed in parentheses in the bibliography after the full title. Is this possible without having to define one's own bibliography style? ...
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Missing “ebd” when citing a source twice / custom citation style!

I need help with my latex perferences concerning the cite-style. Ok, I'll start with my minimum example: \documentclass[ a4paper, % A4 paper size 12pt, % larger font size BCOR = 1cm, % ...
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Failing to figure out macro call chain from biblatex-dw or biblatex-juradiss

Which file contains the original definitions of the biblatex macros name:last-first or author/editor? I am terribly stuck here customizing the .cbx and .bbx files from biblatex-juradiss, which is ...
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Biblatex references don't work using Biber [duplicate]

I am trying to generate references using package BibLaTeX, but the references don't work. It seems there's something wrong while processing the code. I'm posting my logs and code.The logs are pretty ...
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Cite_key instead of a number, what is going on?

I have the following problem: I correctly obtain a numbered bibliography at the end but along the text the cite_key appear instead of a number. How to fix this problem? \documentclass[11pt]{book} ...
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format of double quotation marks in biblatex with template scrreprt

I am writing thesis with a downloaded template of scrreprt. I find a problem with the reference format. The following picture is as my reference shows now The problem is that the double quotation ...
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Bibtex entries do not show

I've just started using using bibtex and encountered some issues. Unfortunately some of my entries do not show up and I can't figure out why. Here my code: ...