{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/biber, maxbibnames with style=apa?

I'm trying to make a citation to an IPCC technical summary and want to include all authors in the bibliography entry. I also want to use APA-style citations for the paper. These two settings seem to ...
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How to add an electonic identifier (eid) field to inproceedings type in biblatex

By default, in biblatex, inproceedings entries do not support the eid field (electronic identifier). In article entries, the eid is printed instead of the page number, see the following MWE: ...
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LyX and biblatex authoryear-comp and same authors: Parentheses wrong [closed]

I use LyX with biblatex 2.9a, biber 1.9 and the authoryear-comp style. My biblatex configuration is below: \usepackage[backend=biber,style=authoryear-comp,natbib=true]{biblatex} When I insert two ...
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Making bibliography \flushbottom in book class

I am using the book class and have a long bibliography (using Biblatex) at the end of each chapter. When there is a long reference around where a page break occurs, the whole reference shifts to the ...
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Replace “dot” with “comma” using biber and verbose-trad1

I'd like to have a "comma" instead of a "dot" after the authors and before the title. In other words, replace the "dot" for a "comma" as the author-title separator... MWE : \documentclass{article} ...
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How to make biber 1.9 also print the debug information in the log file?

I've switched from bibtex to biber and I was struggling with some errors. During those problems (see biblatex error: invalid format of field 'date' - what's wrong? and biber: Caught ...
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How can I cancel line break between items in bibliography biblatex?

I use biblatex. I have problem with linebreak between bibliography items. I have for short url: The space between the organization and url is not optimal. I want nolinebreak between organisation ...
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biblatex/biber: removing a comma between reference and postnote argument

I'm using biblatex/biber for some months and I'm quite happy with it. But I'm facing a little problem, for which I can't find a solution. Even if the postnote argument is not a page number, ...
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Is it possible to allow linebreaks in the ISBN number of (auto-generated) bibliography files?

I hope it's not a duplicate but I was not able to find a solution. I generate my *.bib file using Citavi. The problem is, that if the ISBN number is near the end of the line it generates overfull ...
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Adding a name attribute (call sign, nickname) to author field in bibtex entry?

Say I want to cite this webpage http://www.sparkbangbuzz.com/els/iposc-el.htm as a misc entry; in the radio amateur world it is common to add one's call sign to one's name; so in this case, the author ...
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How do I occasionally use standard style citation instead of shorthand

I am using biblatex 1.9 with biber 2.9. I use the author-year citation style. Some of my entries have shorthands. On certain occasions, I would like to use the standard citation style for these ...
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biber: Caught signal - SEGV - how to find the problematic bibtex entry?

I'M still trying to make biber work after switching my bibtex .tex files to UTF-8 and importing some new entries. INFO - This is Biber 1.9 INFO - Config file is '/Users/myname/.biber.conf' INFO - ...
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biblatex error: invalid format of field 'date' - what's wrong?

I switched my .bib files to UTF-8 encoding and want to use biber for creating my bibliography (up to now I used bibtex). Currently, I do not get a bibliography for my thesis in the pdf, so I'm trying ...
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Have journal names appear in short form in text and long in the bibliography with biblatex

I have a bibliography file which contains definitions in the journal name field, for example \pra, and I define this in my file as \def \pra {Phys. Rev. A}, which is what I want for my bibliography. ...
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! Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup. …ae93b}{{}}{}\bibinitperiod}{}{}{}{}{}{}} [closed]

What does this mean? ! Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup. ...ae93b}{{}}{}\bibinitperiod}{}{}{}{}{}{}} I searched for ae93b in my text wich is a book, checked every } for {, every equation for \begin ...
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Biblatex journal: issue, number punctuation

I use biblatex-biber in a report class, and need to modify my journal footnote from this: JOUR 24, no. 2 (1998) to this: JOUR 24.2 (1998) I am using a document style I did not create, and ...
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Strange output of footcite

I am not sure where blx@hook@citekey@next comes from in the example below. The output of the footcite is: 1 blx@hook@citekey@nextCarl Menger. Grundsätze der Volkswirtschaftslehre. Braumüller, 1982. ...
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Excessive fields in biblatex could not be removed if using \fullcite

Combination of biblatex-chicago and Zotero produces many excessive fileds in the bibliography. This problem could be solved by adding to the preambule caveats like this: \AtEveryBibitem{% ...
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Biblatex does not number references [closed]

I'm trying to use Biblatex with the BibTeX backend to do a list of references in a beamer document. Wherever I \cite something, the number shows up correctly, however in the bibliography all numbers ...
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How to save .bib file in latin1 encoding and avoid problems with special characters?

I have added a lot of new references to my .bib file, which I got from online portals like sciencedirect.com. I'm managing my .bib file with JabRef 2.10. My bib file was encoded in latin1 (CP1252), ...
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Why does bibencoding influence normal text outside bibliography? Character ß becomes SS in pdf file!

My .tex files use textencoding latin1. For some practical reason I wanted to switch my bibliography .bib files to UTF8. I tried that and (as the bibliography now was not typeset correctly) found the ...
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Howto format “Edition” in bibliography with Biblatex

I use biblatex and biber. I want "edition" part of my bibliography appears "edisi pertama","edisi kedua","edisi ketiga",etc instead of "1st edition","2nd edition","3rd edition",etc. I have ...
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Biblatex authoryear-icomp doesn't work as expected with polyglossia hebrew support on

I use biblatex combined with polyglossia Hebrew support: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{english} \setotherlanguage{hebrew} % Line which causes the problem! ...
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How to properly format an @article without a title in biblatex-chicago?

I am writing a document with biblatex-chicago and have to cite a newspaper article. My bibliography manager Citavi suggests using the @article type for this. Unfortunately, the said newspaper article ...
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how create a bibliograpy with a bullet or dot [duplicate]

I am new in latex and i want to create a bibliograpy with a bullet or dot just like the one below.I am using biblatex and natbib on texstudio any other useful package is well. Please any ideas
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Numbered *and* lettered citations in LaTeX

For a while now, wikipedia has a really nice citation system, where multiple instances where the same reference is used are indicated as, say 1 in the text, but are back-linked from the bibliography ...
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Make LaTeX not spell out authors when two similar references exist [duplicate]

I am citing a lot of articles from the same research groups, but with tiny changes to the author lists. To differentiate between these references, biblatex chooses to spell out the authors in my ...
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Sorting bibliography by specific first author name and then year

I am using biblatex package. I am including all bibitems in a document. I want to sort items first by the author X when he is first author, seconds etc and then by year. Is there any simple way of ...
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Superfullcite with style=alphabetic

I am using \superfullcite{} explained here. As I understand it (which is not much I'm afraid), it is basically a \footfullcite{} that only appears once as a footnote, even if cited several times. I ...
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Linebreak in biblatex citation

I am using biblatex and really liking the flexibility, though I have to say there are too many options for a single person to understand in a lifetime :-/ So far I do two things with cited ...
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Force biblatex to print initials of the author even in the following citations

The default biblatex verbose-ibid style prints the initials of the author the first time you cite the work, and the following times it only prints the name. Example : Filler texte\footcite{ex}. ...
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How to sort citations by name with biblatex 'sortcites' option [duplicate]

In my MWE below, I sort my bibliography with the nyt option (name-year-title), cf. the biblatex manual under 3.1.2.1 General. Then I also include sortcites = true, which according to the manual will ...
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biblatex: how to get rid of abbreviate global option for a local \fullcite citation?

In the following MWE, I'd like the \fullcite citation (but not the bibliography) to be displayed as if abbreviate=false would be passed to biblatex. Is it possible to get rid of the abbreviate global ...
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BibLaTeX -> LaTeX source code [duplicate]

When I run bibtex, I can extract the LaTeX code from the bbl file. Then, I can combine that directly into my LaTeX file so that the copyeditors, for instance, don't need to know anything about how I ...
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Remove periods after author initials, but leave spaces

The terseinits option exists to remove the periods after the authors' initials, but it also squashes two or more initials together. How can I have it so that it will be Author A B, Buthor B C and ...
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biblatex: numbering of “overlapping” bibliographies

I have to create in a document two bibliographies (easy), which should be numbered (easy) which are filled by distinct \cite-commands (which can be done e.g. with categories). The problem is that it ...
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Use toggles in biblatex `printbibliography`

Consider the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=bibtex8]{biblatex} \begin{filecontents*}{bib.bib} @mastersthesis{toto, author={Toto}, title={My thesis}, year={2009}, school={Paris ...
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Using another entry's date field with biblatex

I am trying to use the date field of an entry in a bib file for another entry. The idea is that I am using another source to date the entry (which is itself undated) and I want to avoid duplicating ...
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Separate bibliographies on same page

I would like to scan the bib file for entry type, put them into 3 categories, and show those separate with title. I got this working with the code below. I would like to change two things: Delete ...
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Question marks instead of quotation marks in references

I am using BibLaTeX and Babel (catalan) and I get a weird error in the bibliography:the quotation marks are replaced by question marks. If a deactivate Babel everything works. Babel: Code: ...
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biblatex inconsistencies with “De” surname

Using biblatex, I have an author entry: "Nancy {\uppercase{d}e} Vito" in my bibtex file. In the output bibliography it is sorted under "Vito, N. De" as desired. However, using \citet it appears as ...
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Customize list in bibliography produced by biblatex

I'm using BibLaTeX for bibliography management with bibstyle=gost-numeric which is not that common, but the problem is the same with more common bibstyle=numeric. I want a list produced with ...
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Biblatex footnotes to margin

Is there a way to (robustly) push biblatex footnote citations to the margin? I tried \usepackage{sidenotes} \renewcommand*{\footnote}[1]{\sidenote{#1}} but I get sometimes ugly effects as shown ...
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Footnotemark after period in bibliography

I need footnotes in either the pages or addendum fields of some of my references. Since I don't have control over the period appended at the end of those fields, the footnote mark will end up before ...
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BibLaTeX - The localization without a language key

Generally, we can do the localization by setting the language key in each .bib entry and using \DeclareBibliographyStrings(BibLaTeX Document, p.204). Mendeley can generate .bib resources, but there ...
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How to keep both Mapping=arabicdigits and Ligatures=TeX in this MWE?

Please consider the MWE below: MWE - scenario 1 \documentclass[demo]{scrartcl} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage[locale=mashriq,numerals=mashriq,abjadjimnotail=true]{arabic} % ...
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Specify left-hand margins for different bibliography segments - Biblatex

In my document, I am printing varies subbibliographies using biblatex. Since I cite some norms and would like to use their full number for a shorthand, I get really wide margins on the left side. Is ...
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biblatex: how to plagiarize a (book) entry type?

I'd like to provide a biblatex's entry type, bookreview, similar to the book one with the following differences: it supports an additional type=list,datatype=name field, reviewer (for the book's ...
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biblatex prevent page numbers from linebreaks within the bibliography

I'm using biblatex with the alphabetic style. I've noticed that line breaks after the dash between the page numbers (e.g. for journal entries) could occur. Is it possible to prevent this and make the ...
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biblatex: Changing key MastersThesis to MPhilThesis

Some universities have MPhil degree. I wonder how to put word MPhil thesis rather than MA thesis in biblatex bibliography. Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks Example.bib Example.bib ...