{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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How to use custom bibstyle with biblatex

I am using Biblatex for bibliography. This works fine with builtin styles like ieee. But when I gave a custom bst file I got it gives me not found error. My command was ...
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Is there some way to have shortfootnote citations in biblatex in two columns [duplicate]

I would like foot note citations in two columns Gray AP, Anatomy book, 1997 pp12-13 2. Author B, JAMA, 2000. 245:113-145 Author A, Nature, 1997. 34:34-78
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biblatex. article: crossref and strings

If I want to cite a few articles from the same journal, and I don't want to type the same journal={...} for each entry. Is there a way to achieve this like for @book and @mvbook via crossref? There ...
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Biblatex: Attach “'s” to author name in citations [duplicate]

I am using biblatex with biber as backend and natbib loaded. What I am trying to achieve is appending an author's name with 's, e.g. in a situation like: [...] as outlined in Krugman's (1989) ...
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Can't replace non-ascii characters with biblatex

This is a follow-up to my question Translate content in fields in bibliography entries (biblatex), which revealed a problem when trying to replace content in a .bib file when that content contain ...
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Customizing the biblatex style authoryear - Part 2

This is a follow up question to Customizing the biblatex style authoryear. For my work I need 3 more types of literature altered: @inbook: Last Name, First Name (year): Title. In Last ...
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Sorting same author two papers in bibliography with biblatex

If I have several papers written by the same author, I would like to sort them by the order of year then titles. But the default result is by titles. I have tried by adding sorting=nyt, but it does ...
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Customizing the biblatex style authoryear

I am aware of the fact that very similar problems have been discussed here before, but sadly I still can't figure out the following: I need to customize the standard authoryear @book style to look ...
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biblatex with APA problem [closed]

Hi I basically want to use biblatex instead of apacite. When I try run the following code, it just doesn't run: \begin{filecontents}{myref.bib} @ARTICLE{ref1, author = "A. E. Gill", title ...
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Suppress nonstandard pages in book-in-book citation

I need to cite a book in an anthology that does not use standard page numbers. In the bibliography, the page numbers for the whole work should be given. In the citations, only the page numbers that ...
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Mixing bibliographic styles in Biblatex

Biblatex allows multiple bibliographies to be printed. How do I make one bilbiography use author-year style while make another use a numerical style? I've heard that this is bad typography but I want ...
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Biblatex italicizes @MISC entries

I made my bibliography using Biblatex: \usepackage[backend=bibtex]{biblatex} and it works fine except that all of the @MISC entries, which I use to cite websites, are all italicized. This would ...
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Mapping a bibliography key using biblatex with bibtex backend [closed]

I want to use the shorthand key to define custom citation keys, but Mendeley does not allow setting it. Therefore I would like to map from some other unused field (ie shorttitle) to shorthand. If ...
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reference problems after upgrading [closed]

so i know this has been asked before but i am having an issue with biblatex after i upgraded my packages in miktex. i have uninstalled and reinstalled entire tex distribution, i cleared temp file in ...
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Create bibliography categories and headings based on a list

I would like to be able to specify a list that will create categories and add entries to them. I am using pgffor for specifying the category name and the heading title in a convenient way. The ...
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\citep for multiple references separated by text

For 2 references, how would I produce textual citations such that Statement (species A: author1 date1; species B: ref2) I tried \citep[species A:][]{ref1}[species B:][]{ref2}, but it doesn't ...
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LaTeX + Biblatex bibliography to other formats via Pandoc

I am trying to convert a simple LaTeX file that uses biblatex-chicago for citation formatting to, say, .docx via Pandoc. Unfortunately, I don't seem to be able to find the right invocation of Pandoc ...
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Translate content in fields in bibliography entries (biblatex)

I have in the @thesis entries in my .bib file the names of institutions and types written in the local language of the thesis. I need to translate these to English. As an example, I need to translate ...
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Biblatex-chicago showing a line instead of names in bibliography for some entries [duplicate]

This is a followup to the post BibLaTex and citing same source several times in same paragraph. When I compile my document, my bibliography sometimes exchange the name of the author with lines. One of ...
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BibLaTex and citing same source several times in same paragraph

I have encountered a strange problem in a thesis, where I try to cite a book several times in the same paragraph, referring to different pages in the book. This results in the citations following the ...
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Remove content from field in biblatex

My @thesis entries in my .bib file have in the field institution information about both department and school. I'm creating a style sheet for a journal where only the name of the school (i.e. ...
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Remove first name on in-text citation

I am trying to sort out the citation and bibliography for a paper, and make it conform with the style-sheet from my university, which is a version of the Chicago style. There are chicago-styles ...
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Add period after author in biblatex with dashed entries

I need to add a period after the (last) author in my bibliography, right before the printed year. From Period after last author name in biblatex when terseinits = true I learned that I can do this ...
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organizing book chapters in bibliographies using the “crossref” and “related” fields

The way biblatex handles crossref is great ... but there are always new wishes/questions. I find it kind of awkward that the bibliography mixes the books and their chapters (@inbook entries). Would ...
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Enable “firstinits” in biblatex only for editors

biblatex has an option firstinits which will abbreviate first and middle names in the bibliography. Is there any way to limit this behavior for the editor field only, so that it doesn't abbreviate ...
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Removing additional middle name with biblatex

i'm using biblatex with apa style. I have some authors that have too many middle names. It give me something like this : Licht, C. M. M., de Geus, E. J. C., van Dyck, R., & Penninx, B. W. J. ...
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Move names of editors followed by (Ed./Eds.) and a comma before title in biblatex

For a stylesheet I am following, I need to move the names of the editors of a book before the book title. In biblatex, the default behavior is to print Ed. by followed by the names. A similar question ...
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How to validate (check) a biblatex .bib file?

How can I validate the correctness a biblatex .bib file? Where validate means checking for: Duplicate keys Missing mandatory fields What tools do you use?
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biblatex style “bibtex key”

I'd like the text that links to the references to be simply the bibtex key. So, with a bibtex entry like @ARTICLE{Author1:2000:Topic, author = {A. Author1 and B. Author2}, title = ...
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Is it possible to customize the \textcite command in biblatex?

Today i am constructing a project template in latex. So far i have succeeded in building up the biblatex environment (with some help from some guys of this forum as well ^^). Now i have moved on to ...
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How can I make the split bibliographies work? [closed]

I am using Windows 8 64 bit, TeXStudio and MiKTeX, and I am trying to implement the following code in my work: How to split bibliography into "works cited" and "works not cited"? ...
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How to shorten the editor when the author is same as the editor?

In my bibliography, I have a case where the author of an @Inbook entry is the same as the editor of the book: @Book{ducktales, Booktitle={Ducktales}, Editor = {Donald Duck}, Year = {2001}} ...
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Force ibid in citation when using non-standard page numbers

I am using BibLaTeX, and I need to cite a source by its headings, not by its page numbers. Is there any way to force BibLaTeX to use ibid when the title and location are the same? Note: questions ...
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Turn each single dash into en-dashes for page ranges in biblatex

I use biblatex with the setting, \usepackage[backend=biber, sorting=nyt, citestyle=ieee-alphabetic, bibstyle=ieee-alphabetic, maxnames=3,minnames=1,maxbibnames=99]{biblatex} and my ...
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utf8 input encoding with biblatex (biber and bibencoding=utf8)

I have a document with Cyrillic, English and German. All worked well so far. But now I need a special Character in the bibliography.bib file. Its an \.{E} If I just put that in there it gives me the ...
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Comma in the title in the latest biblatex ieee-alphabetic

I have biblatex 2013/11/25 v2.8a and ieee-alphabetic.bbx 2013/10/25 v1.1j. Here A, it is said that the bug is fixed, but I happen to have it :( \documentclass{article} ...
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Show three letters of authors' names in biblatex alphabetically

I would like to install the new version of the style but I cannot remember the hack I did in order to display more letters from the author's names. The hack was directly into the .bst or .cst files. ...
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Problem using biblatex with numeric-comp [closed]

today I discovered a strange behaviour of the style numeric-comp. Since I'm working with larger cite lists it happend that a reference is twice in the list which results that only the first reference ...
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Biblatex square brackets color

How can I change the square brackets color of references in text using biblatex (numeric style)? I know it can be done with natbib, but not using this package anymore. ...
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How to change the bibliography toc's number page

I'm trying to put a bibliography into my report this way: Here is my .tex code: \documentclass[12pt,english,french]{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{babel} ...
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Display four or more authors instead of “et al.” [duplicate]

I'm trying to write a bibliography in which many authors of a book appears in this format: Author1, Author2, Author3 and Author4 So, I'm using here biblatex this way: \usepackage[backend=biber, ...
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texi2dvi runs forever if the document contains references not in the .bib file

If I run the example below with texi2dvi (GNU Texinfo 5.2) 5381 [texlive 2012], it never stops. How can this be avoided? It's somehow strange. I used to have a lot of references in my files which were ...
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biblatex: format of author field in op.cit. loc.cit

I'm using biblatex and I must strictly obey some formatting rules for my thesis. Here's the problem: biblatex does not display author's first name (initial or full, whatever) when calling op.cit. and ...
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Printing full date in bibliography (BibLaTeX)

How can I get biblatex to print the full date in the references? I could have sworn it used to do this all by itself and I've got some old files where I've managed this, but I can't see anything in ...
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biblatex : avoid redundant information

I'm exploring the great possibilities of biblatex ... and there are a few questions I can't resolve. I'll start :) with one (edit !) of them : I'm using "crossref" to cite several chapters in a ...
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Problems with \DeclareSortingScheme for @misc documents in Biblatex [closed]

I apologize for the probably quite simple questions, but somehow I struggle to find an answer in the docs and online. I would like to have a separate bibliography for the UN Documents I am using, ...
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Biblatex display format of author name [duplicate]

I am looking for a way to make biblatex to display the author names in format of First Middle Initial Last. I want biblatex to automatically convert from other formats of author names to the desired ...
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How to do a proper Bibliography in Arabic language with XeLaTeX and Biblatex-Biber backend?

I want to add bibliography to a document mainly written with Arabic language but intervened with some English text. Therefore, I opted for arabxetex approach rather than polyglossia, becasue IMHO ...
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Use autocite=footnote with style=authoryear-ibid in biblatex and enclose only the year in parentheses

I'm using the following configuration to cite sources: \usepackage[backend=bibtex, style=authoryear-ibid, autocite=footnote]{biblatex} One of my indirect citations looks like this: ...
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Suppress month and day for journal articles and maintain for a newspaper articles

I haven't found a solution yet for this problem. I want to suppress month and day (if present) from all journal articles in bibliography but I at the same time I want to indicate year, month and day ...