{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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Prevent biblatex date output for online citations

I'd like to not print the year (nor a possible author), but only for Online types of citations. Here's an illustration of what I would like to remove (in red): Here's my MWE: % arara: xelatex % ...
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How to add the name of the supervisor in a @thesis field?

In the biblatex doc, it says ( Version 1.7, p.11): thesis A thesis written for an educational institution to satisfy the requirements for a degree. Use the type field to specify the type of ...
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Biblatex (footcite) and microtype

Biblatex is configured so that all author names are written in small caps and microtype is set to to adjust the spacing between the small cap letters a la \SetTracking{ encoding = *, shape = sc }{ 45 ...
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Custom biblatex style for citing images and tables

I need to cite tables and images with a very specific style to satisfy a requirement from the institution. The resulting output of the \printbibliography should look like this for those citations: ...
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Remove language string from biblatex \printbibliography [duplicate]

Biblatex prints a language string (eng.) with my MWE: % arara: xelatex % arara: biber % arara: xelatex \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[backend=biber,style=authoryear,sorting=nty]{biblatex} ...
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How do I replace url text with a symbol in the bibliography of a CV (moderncv class)?

I want to include a link to my publication, using biblatex in a CV. But instead of the whole url, I just want a symbol which can be clicked. My MWE is as follows: ...
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Historische Zeitschrift Style capitalizing first letter problem [duplicate]

I am using Historische Zeitschrift Style and the probem I have is that it capitalises some of the things it shouldn't. Let me try to explain. Here is my MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{scrartcl} ...
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LaTeX with biblatex and biber: How to balance \printbibliography in a two column IEEE trans paper?

(repost/moved from stackoverflow: currently no answers) Here is my LateX question: I'm using (PDF)LaTeX with IEEEtran documentclass and biblatex/biber as bibliography system. As mentioned in the ...
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Regarding netbib style of latex [closed]

I have cited website like this. @ELECTRONIC{Amazon, year = {}, title = {Amazon}, note = { }, url = {http://aws.amazon.com/} } It give warning warning to need author or key in Amazon. is it ...
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Citations in tabularx cause all bibliography entries to not have a number

If I invoke \cite within a tabularx environment and biblatex is loaded with defernumbers=true and sorting=none, references do not get a number. I get these warnings: LaTeX Warning: There were ...
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pages number compression with biblatex

I'm wondering if there is a way to make the bbx bibliography style automatically convert a pages range (e.g. 167-169) to the compressed form 167-9, so that unchanged digits are not repeated.
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Bibliography - issue - APA6 [duplicate]

I am failing to understand following problem with my bibliography....citation in text works fine, citations in bibiography work fine too, except one problem: I want it like "Planen und Problemlösen: ...
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Biber fails on minimal example with arara [closed]

Here's my minimal example: % arara: xelatex % arara: biber % arara: xelatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber,style=authoryear,sorting=nty]{biblatex} \addbibresource{mwe.bib} ...
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BibLaTeX in LyX 2.1.0 with MiKTex on Windows 7: ! Package biblatex Error: Incompatible package 'backref'

I took the tex code from here and imported to LyX 2.1.0 to use BibLaTeX with MiKTeX on Windows 7. But I'm getting the following error: ! Package biblatex Error: Incompatible package 'backref'. The ...
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Reference or Cheat Sheet of biblatex

Today I switched to biblatex and found it amazing. I've already skimmed the manual of biblatex. I wonder if any Reference or Cheat Sheet of biblatex is available. Thanks in advance for your help.
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defernumbers causes wrong indentation

Addendum 2: This has been fixed in the latest 3.0 dev version. Thank you, PLK! Addendum: This question will probably be closed because it is to do with a development version of biblatex 3.0. For ...
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Package biblatex Warning: Data encoding is 'utf8'. Use backend=biber

After a few days break I went back to working on a report. When I tried to compile I got the following warning: Package biblatex Warning: Data encoding is 'utf8'. (biblatex) Use ...
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Creating virtual files for better biblatex

Platform: OSX. MWE is impossible as this is not a LaTeX question per se (more for the working environment that LaTeX can be used in). I use Zotero to manage my references. I use LaTeX for most of ...
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Why does not MakeSentenceCase work with escaped math accents in bibliography titles?

I read here that if I want to automatically adjust capitalization for titles, I could use \DeclareFieldFormat[article]{titlecase}{\MakeSentenceCase{#1}}. However this breaks compilation. Here is a ...
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Special format for an author's name in biblatex bibliography [duplicate]

To use bold text format for an author's name in biblatex bibliography I use \textbf{LastName, FirstName, MiddleName} command in bibliography database. I wonder if it is possible to use some special ...
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Why can't I get annotations in the bibliography here?

Funny, I feel like I had it going before. I can't seem to figure out what's wrong. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[danish]{babel} ...
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biber-\printbibliography problem [closed]

Here is my MWE (file 'MWE-reference.tex') \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex} \addbibresource{mybib.bib} \DeclareSourcemap{ \maps[datatype=bibtex]{ \map{ ...
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Define a bibliography environment

I'm trying to have two different styles for two different bibliographies in a same document using biblatex. I'm using the keyword procedure two create those two bibliography and I found a way to ...
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How to parse BIB file to a known TeX structure?

I'm becoming a TeXist by profession these days. This is the first real challenge from my new employer: I was asked if I could take a look at this problem and improve the current state, if it's ...
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Use multiple keywords in \ printbibliography to filter the bibliography

Is there a way to filter \printbibliography using multiple keywords that are present in the .bib file entries ? For exemple, I'd like the command \printbibliography[keyword={key_1,key_2,key_3}] to ...
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Configure R Studio to use Biber for APA on Beamer Slides (Biblatex + Biber + R Studio + MiKTeX)

I'm trying to generate with R Studio a beamer presentation that uses backend=biber option. Here is my MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[american]{babel} \usepackage{csquotes} %apa requires ...
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How do you use § instead of page number?

I am using biblatex. When using the cite command \cite[3]{xx} I would like it to print § 3 xx instead of p.3 xx for some citations. For others I want to cite pages. How can I do this?
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Bibliography: Displaying the co-author in the form:surname, initials firstname

How can I change my bibliography to this form: surname, initials of first name; surname, initial firstname (co-author) e.g.: Jones, F.; Hare, A. (2010)... instead of Jones, F and A. ...
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Beamer column citations

I have two columns and I am citing in each one: \documentclass[mathserif]{beamer} \usepackage[style=verbose,backend=biber]{biblatex} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Weird numbers with defernumbers and refsegment

When using refsegment without defernumbers, I get a warning that I should enable defernumbers. When I enable it, the numbering becomes a mess: Specifically, the numbering of the bibliography starts ...
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Correct sort of bibliography [duplicate]

Sorted by first author's last name. Works only from one author before works with other authors. If there is more than one work, then it needs to be like this: 2007a, 2007b,... Sort should be like ...
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Reference style for scientific research

I want to make a bibliography with the same style for the articles referenced as in this one. I don't know what style to choose. Here is how I made the first article: @Article{EA01, author = ...
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Problems with numbers in author field [duplicate]

I want to cite a book whose author name has numbers. The error is: Package biblatex Error: Category '4' not declared. My package version is the current. @book{aci1966deflections, ...
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Multiple references in one superscript citation

I want to make a bibliography like this. With one citation in superscript I want to link to the list Reference 1. With the second citation to Reference 2 and so on. And in each chapter the reference ...
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About biblatex formatting of hispanic/lusophone names [closed]

I'm seeking clarification about how Biblatex parses and sorts author names stored in the format author: last names, first names - particularly with reference to dropping particles. Section 3.12.4 of ...
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“Segment not found” when using \printbibliography[segment=x] and \includeonly

Addendum: @PLK has commented below on the feasibility of this: I can't see how this could work - \includeonly would have to be changed to be aware of biblatex-specific internals such as the ...
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Biblatex - Multiple bibliographies with different styles [duplicate]

I'm working on my master thesis and I've created to different bibliographies, one for secondary sources and one for primary. My purpose is to have the secondary in a authoryear style and the primary ...
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How can I use biblatex to respect Physical Review A - style pagination (pagination by article, plus a prefix)?

In a work I am typesetting, the author cites a Physical Review A paper. [Specifically, this one: http://journals.aps.org/pra/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevA.86.013612 .] Not only does this journal renew ...
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Biblatex create a \citejournal command with journaltitle, date, title

Hello latex community! I'm trying to set a specific command to cite journal articles which doesn't show the author but the journal title, the date and then the article title. I've found this answer: ...
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Removing fields from BibDesk

Apologies if this question has been posted somewhere else, but I have not managed to find an answer that works for me. I am trying to create a bibliography using Harvard style, using BibDesk to ...
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\include-d chapter and \refsection leads to blank pages in book-based classes

The MWE is pretty much as small as I can get it and replicate the problem. I \include chapters of my thesis (using a template based on book}. Immediately after the last chapter I have a list of ...
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How to customize bibliography style in beamer while using biblatex?

I want to customize the appearance of \footfullcite in my beamer presentation. I would like it to look something like this, M. A. Zeb et. el., Phys. Rev. Lett., 108, 2012. I don't want to have the ...
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BibLatex warning as below. Any clue? Thanks [closed]

Here is what I want to accomplish, i.e., apa-style citation \usepackage{babel} \usepackage{csquotes} \usepackage[style=apa]{biblatex} \DeclareLanguageMapping{american}{american-apa} But I received ...
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biblatex: No period after book and collection titles

I have been trying to modify existing biblatex styles to match the PNAS citation guidelines and I have an issue with the title delimiter. PNAS expects book and collection citations to be of this ...
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BiblaTeX: Not printing bibliography, includes bib label in final PDF [duplicate]

I have a bibliography (.bib) file: @article{tong2012string, author = {D. Tong}, title = {{L}ectures on {S}tring {T}heory}, year = {2012}, archivePrefix = {arXiv}, eprint = {0908.0333}, primaryClass = ...
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Use short form with \cite

I am using a modified verbose-ibid citestyle (as suggested here). If I use \cite, it won't use the short version, and that might be good, but right know I need to use the short version (cite:short). ...
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Bibligraphy driver: \printfield ends unit/block

I am using this custom bibliography driver for incollection (based on standard.bbx): \DeclareBibliographyDriver{incollection}{% \usebibmacro{bibindex}% \usebibmacro{begentry}% ...
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Umlauts in Biblatex Entry Label

Is it possible to have Biblatex generate a label using the correct first letters of the author's name (including umlauts)? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Compress 5-6 to 5f. in a citation's postnote: \rangelen in \ifnumequal

I am trying to automatically convert page ranges in a postnote given as, e.g., \textcite[4-5]{Smi83} to 4f. iff the range is exactly two pages long. It appears that biblatex' \rangelen is made for ...
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output does not contain 'et al.', although the citation abbreviates to one author [closed]

i have found many helpful answers to other question here, so i hope you can solve my problems as well. I'm currently writing my masters thesis and had to change to using biblatex, which brought a lot ...