{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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Small caps font warning in beamer using biblatex

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{silence} \WarningFilter{biblatex}{Patching footnotes failed} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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BibLaTex referencing

Although, I think that I have followed all the step-by-step tutorials and tried many combinations of commands and packages I seem not even to be able to compile the very basic biblatex referencing ...
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Beamer patching footnotes warning

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backend=biber]{biblatex} \begin{document} \begin{frame} Foo \end{frame} \end{document} ...
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Biblatex: authoryear for text authortitle for bibliography

I am in the unfortunate situation that I have to cite as described in the title. Thats no problem as long as there are not two different bibliography entries with same author and same year. In that ...
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How to modify Bibtex URL tags in Latex?

I want to cut the URL tags defined in a Bibtex file. For example I want to crop the prefix "mailto:" so that it won't be shown. But the hyperlink still has to contain it. The following command does ...
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Retaining commas in journal titles with biblatex chem-angew style

I have a number of entries in my bibliography of type: journal = {J. Chem. Soc.{,} Perkin Trans. 1}, However the comma that follows the abbreviation dot is always stripped regardless of the ...
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Strange “Undefined control sequence” message

I am using biblatex for the first time. When I do quick compile on the document it compiles no problem, after that I run the BibTeX command and it also works. After that I try a quick compile again in ...
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Biblatex. Verbose. Redundant information & styles

I will use several chapters of some @incollection with biblatex (biber) and I'm trying to avoid redundant information. I followed the instructions given by Paul Stanley to this answer, but I faced ...
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Hyperlink with authoryear-comp in beamer

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{xpatch} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backend=biber]{biblatex} \addbibresource{biblatex-examples.bib} ...
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biblatex: Adding an editor as a series editor, not general editor

my problem has to do with editors. I wish to cite an author's work. Said work is part of a series. Said series has its own editor (as is custom). I doubt, that said editor (Werner Hamacher) has in any ...
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biblatex: “et al.” also when uniquename = false

With the biblatex option uniquename = true (and citetracker = true, maxcitenames = 1), I can with the addition of the code \AtEveryCitekey{\ifciteseen{}{\defcounter{maxnames}{99}}} abbreviate any ...
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Cannot parse bibliography items in biber [duplicate]

I am experiencing a rather weird issue. I am using some citations in a document and surprisingly some items are not parsed. My code is \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{cite.bib} ...
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Extend the clickable area to author name in authoryear style [duplicate]

With the authoryear style the when using hyperref only the year is "clickable" but not the author. What should I change so to have a sigle clickable area author+year? \documentclass{article} ...
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Disable backref printing with fullcite

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backend=biber,backref=true]{biblatex} \addbibresource{biblatex-examples.bib} \newbibmacro*{mypageref}{% ...
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How to cite tweets?

Is there a smart way to cite tweets? I'm using the Chicago Manual of Style, and all they say is this, which is not really a guide, yet. Ideally, you'd be able to have a macro where you just put the ...
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Multiple Bibliographies one for each Chapter with Biblatex

I've been strugging all day to include multiple bibligraphies (one for each chapter) in my report, I first tried using chapterbib but that isn't working!: How to include multiple bibliographies? So ...
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Harvard reference style biblatex style [duplicate]

I'm looking for a harvard reference style like biblatex style. Is there something already similar what can I use or do I have to learn to write it from scratch? Thank you!
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Customising references with \DeclareFieldFormat

My university calls for a Harvard style and Biblatex style authoryear works well. For online sources it requires this I have managed to change the standard URL: to '[Online]. Available at' with ...
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Reference not showing all names [duplicate]

When I cite a paper in the main text with more than 2 authors I want biblatex to add et al. This is happening but at the end of the document in References only one author is shown with et al. ...
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Simple way of setting up two bibliographies

I want to split the bibliography into two parts, with one containing only works by a certain author and another all the rest. I tried figuring out how to do this with biblatex but got tangled up. ...
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biber - warning about non-ascii characters

Biber gives me the following warning: WARN - The entry 'csorgo__sandor:10' has characters which cannot be encoded in 'ascii'. Recoding problematic characters into macros. Is this anything to worry ...
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How to add “See p.” or “Cited page” before a backref

I've enabled in my header backref to link my citations with the related pages. It only add a clickable number after the ref. I would like to add something like "Cited page" or "Cited pages" before it. ...
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How to get the option 'globalcitecopy' of bibunits with biblatex?

I've just changed from natbib + bibunits to biblatex and I'd like to get the functionality of the globalcitecopy option. As explained in the documentation of bibunits: Create an entry in the ...
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natbib, IEEEtran and alphanumeric citation: is there an IEEEtranSAN style available?

The natbib package provides three versions of the standard BibTeX bibliography styles compatible with author-year citations (\citet, \citeauthor, \citeyear): plainnat abbrvnat unsrtnat The ...
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Remote bibliography

Does someone know if it is possible to load a bibliography file located in Google Drive? For instance, I would like to use ...
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Passing language=british to biblatex-chicago with polyglossia

This question is similar to this one, except the crux here is biblatex-chicago. I understand it's been a little rough building polyglossia support for biblatex. Thus far, biblatex-chicago has been ...
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How to get part of a citation to show in bibliography only?

I'm using biblatex-chicago for my bibliography. Just recently I decided I wanted to add descriptions for some of my manuscript sources so that someone looking them up in the bibliography would have an ...
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Large bibtex/biblatex database

I'm not sure if it is a good idea to maintain a single large bibtex database or if I should split it into multiple smaller ones. I have compiled a very large India-specific database (over 100,000 ...
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Bibliography: group references with same title; do not print title field if repeated (or empty)

I have the following MWE with my custom bibliography, but I find myself with many talks with the same title (and author) that I want to group together... I guess I would need to use \iffieldundef ...
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biblatex-apa:empty bibliography+undefindes references [duplicate]

I try to cite with the biblatex-apa-package but it just does not word and I don't unterstand why. I have worked with latex for a while but usually with headings from friends, so I am not very good in ...
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Underlined titles in bibliography with biblatex and ulem packages

I want to underline all titles in a bibliography using the biblatex package with Biber backend and the ulem package. biblatex seems to break ulem's line breaking capabilities. Please consider the ...
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What is the most appropriate way to configure biblatex for use with an unsupported language?

From time to time, I need to typeset Welsh. Sometimes, I need to typeset citations and bibliographies in Welsh. I think that last time I did this, I may still have been using BibTeX although I am ...
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Format of author and collaboration

I'm using biblatex + biber to produce my bibliography. Right now I'm using the following code to include a collaboration field into my bib. \DeclareSourcemap{ \maps[datatype=bibtex,overwrite=true]{ ...
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Change ampersand separator with parencite command in APA style

I'm using biblatex-apa to format citations and reference list. I would like to change & separator to and when using parencite citation command, e.g.: \parencite{ref1} --> (author and author, ...
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biblatex-chicago etoolbox error: Invalid boolean Expression

I am using bibtex as the backend for my biblatex bibliography but there seems to be some clash between it and the etoolbox package that I don't understand. This is on a fresh install of TeXlive 2014. ...
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Changing the style of footfullcite item [duplicate]

Currently \footfullcite{jdoe2014} for @inproceedings{jdoe2014, author = {John Doe}, title = {Some paper}, url = {http://somelink.com/file.pdf}, year = {2014}, note = {Rarecon} } ...
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biblatex - How can I force a colon after a period?

I'd like to print a colon after a period, i.e. after Hrsg. (German version of eds.). How can I achieve to have a colon after the string for {editors}? Picture MWE \documentclass[ a4paper, 12pt, ...
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How can I provide the editor names after the collectiontitle/booktitle, i.e. only once? [duplicate]

I reused some old code to have the editor names printed before the parent title of a source, however it gives me the parent title twice now. I can't spot the cause of it. How can I provide the editor ...
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biblatex repeated citations in footnotes that point back to earlier footnotes

I am using biblatex as follows: \usepackage[style=verbose-note,backend=bibtex]{biblatex} \renewcommand{\cite}{\autocite} % citations in footnotes This works almost as I want it. What I still would ...
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Problem with my unique bibliography format

My thesis bibliography format has a unique requirement as below. Cadenas, E; and Rivera, W., Renewable Energy, 35(12), 2010, 732-742. Author without article title and bold year etc. I could ...
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csquotes and invalid nesting with two nested \mkbibquotes

I was surprised when today I got the error message Package csquotes Error: Unbalanced groups or invalid nesting. After a while I found the culprit in my bibliography-file. It is a bib-item whose title ...
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biblatex: extract authors seperately

Given and BibTeX entry @articel{paper, author={Jane Doe and John Hansen and Tom Nielsen}, year={2012}, title={Paper title} } How do I make commands (using biblatex) that insert "Jane Doe, ...
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Bibliography horizontal line to replace author's name

The original question of this thread (Dashed=true option in biblatex gives biblatex2.sty error), was addressed by @JosephWright below, and should be kept for future reference. As I understood better ...
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biblatex - How can I print out the date (always provided as YYYY-MM) as a string at the end of a block?

At the end of an entry for standardisodin, I'd like to have the content in of the Date-field printed out like this: [...] Stuff, Version: May 2011. I think the month would get changed to my ...
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Unwanted space in path for `\addbibresource`

I wanted to store a part of a path to a bib-file in a command. But if I run this example (neither the bib-file nor the bib-entry is needed to see the problem) I get an unwanted space in the path: ...
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Page name “title page” instead of “1” in biblatex

I have a title page, which should not have a real "page number". Therefore, after the title page, I set the pagecounter to 1 with \setcounter{page}{1} Of course, internally, the title page still ...
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biblatex - How can I change the behavior when using \citetitle for a specific source type?

I'd like to change the behavior of \citetitle for a specific source type, which is standardisodin (which I got from here). I already managed to get the right order in the bibliography to my liking ...
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Is there already an amsalpha.bbx?

I searched but did not find one. If it does not yet exist, is there a project on biblatex style files for AMS journals?
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Biblatex Incollection entry with no author

Using biblatex authortitle I have an entry from a dictionary which has no author. In the citations is appearing using the title first for full citations (which is required by my style guide), and the ...
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How can my bcf files state biblatex version 2.5 when I have version 2.7 installed?

Biber (v1.9) is reporting a version mismatch ("Found biblatex control file version 2.5, expected version 2.6") so I checked what version I have installed. It is version 2.7 according to the RELEASE ...