{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 - comma with space behind every unit (style=authoryear)

I'd like to have a comma behind every unit in a bibliography entry except the year and at the end of an entry. How can I achieve that? This is what I have so far. \usepackage[ language=auto, style=...
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elsarticle.cls and biblatex incompatibility

I would like to submit a paper to an Elsevier journal, which uses elsarticle document class. elsarticle loads natbib but I've been using biblatex instead of BibTeX throughout most of my files (I have ...
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Customizing a biblatex style - can I start with lockstep's post?

I want to customize a biblatex style based on authoryear (and thus based on standard as well). So when I read this, does it mean I have to work with the cumulated paste of both .bbx-files or can I ...
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Update in Biblatex MLA citation style? [closed]

I complied an essay for my English Composition class. After receiving the review, the grader marked my Works Cited as 'incorrect'. I use lualatex -> biber -> lualatex -> lualatex to compile my .tex. ...
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Language-specific removal of diacritics from text and bibliography

I am using XeLaTeX and BibLateX to write papers in the humanities. I routinely use transcriptions of Chinese (pinyin), Korean (McCune-Reischauer), Japanese (Hepburn), Manchu (Norman) etc. In addition, ...
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Problems with BibLaTeX and origyear in bibliography

This is my first time posting a question here so please excuse some mistakes. What I want to do is to cite something with its original publication year and have it appear as such in my bibliography. I ...
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Changing the style with biblatex

I'm still a LaTeX beginner. I'm using kile and KBibTeX on lubuntu. I try to use biblatex. I copied this from a help document into my preamble: \usepackage[style=authortitle-icomp]{biblatex} \...
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Colon problems in BibLaTeX citation style

I have to use the bibliography entry for the first citation of a source. This bibliography string contains several colons which are unfortunately not visible in the footnote. The following minimal ...
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Biblatex: 1) changing separator, 2) repeating author [duplicate]

(La)TeX newbie here. I'm writing my philosophy thesis in LyX. Loving it so far but trying to hack myself around the limitations of BibTex has been exhausting. Now – finally – I've gotten Biblatex to ...
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Redefine \cite for brackets [duplicate]

EDIT: I finally found out how to do it: \newrobustcmd*{\parentexttrack}[1]{% \begingroup \blx@blxinit \blx@setsfcodes \blx@bibopenparen#1\blx@bibcloseparen \endgroup} \AtEveryCite{% \let\...
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Format inbook reference in biblatex

I have very strict requirements on how my reference list must look like. The standard biblatex styles are close but need some fine tuning. I was able to change a few things for electronic and book ...
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No hyphens in biblatex

How can I suppress hyphenation in biblatex? (I know that only one sentence usually is considered bad question quality, but why over-complicate a simple (?) problem)
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Mechanics of BibLaTeX: proper connection of .bib file

Ok, I've experienced weird behavior with TeXstudio. I want to add bibliography directly to .bib file while using biblatex. People seem to do in this way. I don't want bibliography inside of the .tex ...
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Biblatex bibliography section changes chapter name in header

I'm putting together my thesis, using the Koma script book class and biblatex to create separate reference lists for each chapter. I'm putting the name of the chapter in the header of each left page, ...
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How to arrange references at the end of each chapter (in a Thesis)? [closed]

I am writing my PhD thesis and my supervisor has asked me to append the references at the end of each chapter. However, the template (which I am using) is unable to do so. I have downloaded this ...
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Biblatex style short name

I'm looking for a biblatex style which will create bibliography style according to scheme: The first letter of the name, surname, title of the book, place of publication, year of publication. I ...
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biblatex: filter out publications from a specific author without biber with many authors

this is follow-up to a recent question: On my system with TexLive 2012 (biblatex 1.7-1), I am trying to separate the publications of a specific author from all other references (e.g. in case you want ...
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Change Biblatex Citation Style After Preamble

Is it possible to change the citation style after the preamble? My document requires "numeric" citation in the document, but then I would like to use "authoryear" as the headings for my appendices. ...
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How to define the bibliography style with 4 letters author, a gap and the two numbers of the year [closed]

How can I make the reference list as: 4 letters a gap and the two numbers of the year, [Taja 00a] E. Tajahuerce and B. Javidi, "Encrypting three-dimensional information with ...
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BibLatex modification: no small caps in authors [duplicate]

When using the code from this question, I get the names of authors in small caps. Is it possible to have it in normal text ? The MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{memoir} %% -1- Encoding Stuff % ...
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BibLaTeX Citetracker Confusion

I have the following requirement: For the first time an author / the authors are mentioned, there has to be a "full" citation, matching the entry of the bibliography. After that, a short form is used, ...
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Getting a Harvard-style list of references using Biblatex

I've been dabbling with biblatex because I'm using TeXpad on the iPad. I have managed, I think, except for one thing: the final references are all numbered in the sequence they were used rather than ...
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Scrbook: Using fallback calculation to setup font sizes

When using the class scrbook and customizing the font size prior the usage of \printbibliography I got these warning (and in big documents I got them several times): Class scrbook Warning: Using ...
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gb4e + biblatex error “patching footnotes failed”

I'm having a problem while using gb4e and biblatex in the same file. It does compile, but I get an "patching footnotes failed" warning. Minimal example: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \...
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BibLaTeX: Wrong indentation when changing font size?

BibLaTeX seems to calculate wrong indentation when I change the fontsize. The lines following the first one are a little to the left than the first line (see the red line). MWE: \documentclass[...
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biblatex+hyperref: citetitle/citeauthor and get hyperlink

I find myself frequently using the \citetitle and \citeauthor commands of biblatex. They are great commands, but they don't provide a hyperlink to the entry in the bibliography. TO overcome this, I ...
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BibLaTeX and babel - strange errors

I' m writing my MA thesis using LaTeX + BibLaTeX for bibliography. Sadly it seems that BibLaTeX paired with babel results in a number of strange errors: \extraspolutonikogreek ...unct \abx@extras@...
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biblatex translation with wrong ligature

I'm playing around with biblatex at the moment. It works nice, but there is a problem with a translation of "Ed." (edition) to "Aufl." (Auflage). The translation is correct but it has a wrong ligature ...
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biblatex: change name of author according to language?

Usually a name stays the same in whatever language. So, whenever I quote a work by Knuth -- be it in an English article or a German one -- I will quote him as Donald E. Knuth. This is not always the ...
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biblatex: Preserve capitalisation in inproceedings/booktitle

I'm using Biblatex-APA/Biber with LyX and a Bibtex file produced from Mendeley. I can produce bibliographies without any problem, but I would like to change the reference style for inproceedings/...
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Biblatex: URL-breaking not working in DVI-mode

I'm preparing my bibliography and noticed that biblatex-printbibliography produces Overfull \hbox several times. Examples (gray lines indicates text margins, red line is the physical page margin): ...
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which variable controls separation of entries in entry set

using \defbibentryset and block=nbpar I would like to replace the default semicolon by a new line to separate entries in the entry sets. Which biblatex variable controls it?
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Faint pdfborder borders for URL links when using breakurl

I have been battling to have URLs appear with borders in my manuscript, and after poking around, it appears the problem is the way I am generating my final PDF output. I cycle through latex -> ...
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more than one item per reference

page 46 of http://pdg.lbl.gov/2012/reviews/rpp2012-rev-standard-model.pdf shows an example of a reference style with more than one item per reference. How can this be mimiced with biblatex? edit: ...
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Non-ASCII characters in Biblatex

I am using biblatex with backend=biber and the following .bib file: @article{concellon_synthesis_2006, title = {Synthesis of Enantiopure ({αS,βS)-} or ({αR,βS)-β-Amino} Alcohols by Complete ...
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citestyle=authoryear, change delimiter [duplicate]

Using the authoryear style, I want to cite works of two authors as A & B and more as A, et al., while listing authors as a A, b B and c C in the bibliography. Also, the whole citation should be a ...
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Appending a keyword to the end of a bibliography item

This question is actually a follow-up to another question of mine, Patching \printbibliography for displaying content to both document and log. The code works marvellously, and I'm able to analyze the ...
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No \citation, \bibdata, \bibstyle commands [closed]

I tried compiling a file that uses the fancytooltips package, according to Gonzalo Medina's answer at Showing the bibliographic entry in a popup when you hover over the citation key. I was able to do ...
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Use pagestyle within bibheading definition in biblatex

The following MWE prints a cumulative bibliography, subdivided by chapter, using biblatex. I would like to use the pagestyle called special within the bibheading definition rather than invoking it ...
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biblatex: no linebreaks in name lists when typesetting ragged-right

When typesetting a bibliography \raggedright, biblatex seems to have trouble breaking a line between an author's first/last/middle names (and, if multiple authors are present, between two authors). It'...
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Bibliographies when using subfiles

I am writing my Ph.D. thesis in XeLaTeX with Biblatex, and there are times when I need to compile individual chapters, and times when I need to compile the entire document, so I use subfiles, which ...
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Frames with bibliography are not added to the circle progress bar in smoothbars

I'm working with a Warsaw theme and smoothbars outtertheme. I'm adding a bibliography entry at the end of the presentation that is meant to be used for a list of publications. However, these slides ...
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Multilingual bibliographies with biblatex-chicago babel hyphenation

Don't know what I did (if I did anything) but seems multilingual libraries don't work for me anymore... I have some german and english references in an english document and so I want that english ...
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Biblatex does not reverse the first and last names of the second author

I have the following .bib file: @Book{sample-book, author="First1 Last1 and First2 Last2", title="A sample book", publisher="Public Domain Books", } Then I use lualatex biber lualatex ...
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Biblatex Citation Problem [closed]

I have my bibliography contained in my LaTeX document, as \usepackage{biblatex} Words... \cite{ref1} \begin{thebibliography}{9} \bibitem{ref1} ... \end{thebibliography} I've done this many times ...
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\nocite-like macro for \footfullcite in beamer

Is there any macro similar to the behavior of \nocite?, in the sense of printing an entry of the bibliography, but for putting the citation verbatim in the footnote, similar to \footfullcite but ...
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Per-section cited and uncited reference list with biblatex

I'm using the example in section 3.11.3: Multiple Bibliographies of the Biblatex Documentation. I want to combine it with this example to get per-section cited and uncited bibliographies. It's not ...
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Arabic bibliography with biblatex

I haven't found any mention of the possibility of inserting a bibliography entry with biblatex in Arabic script (Arabic in this case). Is there any way I can do it?
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order of multiple keys in \cite-command

The biblatex-command \cite{key} can take several keys, separated by a comma: \cite{ckey1,akey2,bkey3}. The output is a list ordered alphabetically by surname: akey2; bkey3; ckey1 (where key of course ...
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Show uncited references using biblatex and refcheck [duplicate]

Does refcheck work with biblatex? If not: how do I print all uncited references using biblatex? Using the MWE from here, I can display all the uncited references. When I try to do the same using ...