{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: nested citations with the \textcites command

I'd like to type a citation within the text and another citation inside the parenthesis for the year, something like this: The work of Author 1 (year; cited by Author 2, year) For this, I've ...
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IEEE style giving error in Biblatex [closed]

I've been have a really hard time getting the IEEE style for biblatex to work. If someone could tell me what I'm doing wrong that would be great. I've installed the publishing packages suggest here. ...
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The biblatex has problems with \par having \prevdepth

Russian paragraphs have not too short last lines as the \Arussian substitution for \par does. But this approach creates conflicts with biblatex package. Is there any method to make it run? Here is a ...
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When writing my own document class, certain options don't get passed to base class. Why?

I'm trying to create my own class using scrbook as a base class, and biblatex as for my bibliography. Consider this MWE: \documentclass[bibliography=totoc,fontsize=12]{scrbook} ...
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Why is the doi in biblatex a different font?

I am using biblatex-chicago (with \autocite) and a standard BibTeX file. For some reason, the DOI in my references is in a different font from the rest of the entry. Is this normal?
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Switching languages in bibliography with biblatex

I would like to have a bibliography with both Cyrillic and Latin and the main document language being English. How can I make biblatex to automatically switch between languages? (without using XeTeX ...
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Using BibTeX keys containing parentheses with Biber

I am trying to move to using biblatex with Biber rather than BibTeX. unfortunately, nearly all of my BibTeX entries have keys that include colons and parentheses. like, @BOOK{Chambers+Hastie:(92), ...
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biblatex: exclamation mark in title of bib item interferes with field separator

The following code shows, that an exclamation mark in the title of a bib entry removes the field separator (here: a comma) which separates the title from the journal. How can this be avoided? If the ...
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Citation format and style in biber [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Name delimiters in biblatex I'm trying to format my citations according to my supervisors wishes and getting stuck. The first problem is getting citations with ...
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author name with periods produces Et al

I want to cite this article: @article{kc2010ppe, author = {K.C., Samir and Barakat, B. and Goujon, A. and Skirbekk, V. and Sanderson, W. and Lutz, W.}, journal = {Demographic Research}, number = ...
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LaTeX + Biblatex: Author and Special Char result in an “Extra }”

maybe someone can help me ... here is a short example: file: sample.tex \documentclass[a4paper]{book} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{csquotes} ...
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Citation undefined and list of references not appearing [duplicate]

When I compile the code located after the horizontal line, I get the errors below. Also, my bibliography doesn't appear and the citation is printed as the tag name (OMeara2006), as shown in the figure ...
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Placing bibtex entries inline

I would like to place the name and the title of a BibTeX entry inline. Something like: [JD2012] John Doe, Title of Paper. Any Idea?
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Biblatex authoryear style is printing numerical citations

Here is my biblatex setting in the preamble: \usepackage[bibstyle=authoryear, firstinits=true, maxbibnames=5, maxcitenames=2, sorting=nyt, url=false, isbn=false, eprint=false, doi=false, ...
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No comma between location and year, year in parentheses in case of a journal

question: I need the following entry in the bibliography Doe John, Title of Book, Location Year. or, if it's an article Doe John, Title of Article, Journal Volume (Year) pages I have the ...
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Remove punctuation (comma) after year

For American Society of Genetics journal (Genetics), the bibliography format is somewhat strange. It requires no parenthesis or comma after year field. Beadle, G. B. et al. 2009 Title of the ...
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shortauthor and shorttitle displayed as (cit. shortauthor, shorttitle) enclosed in bibliography using biblatex

been trying too long now on this: I would like to enclose e.g. the following text: (cit. Doe, Commercial Laws) [name in smallcaps] in the end of each of my entries in the bibliography before the ...
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Biblatex and MARC Records

Is there a biblatex style that is based on MARC records? The notion here is that one maps MARC records into bibtex entries with MARC field names: @BOOK{smith:303, MARC240uniformtitle = {My Title}, ...
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Citations in footnotes appear on a wrong page with the “twoside” option of scrreprt

For my work I'm using scrreprt and biblatex with the custom citation command from this answer. With the one-sided layout everything works fine but if I use twoside option then sometimes references in ...
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Print year after author in biblatex' numeric style

I'm using the default style numeric in biblatex. In this style, the year is printed last in the bibliography: I would like to have the year directly after the author's name: George Harrison. ...
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Abbreviate resolved abbreviations in authors' first names in biblatex

I like to resolve abbreviated first names in my .bib file. For example, if the author of a book is given as Paul G. J. Smith, I will resolve the abbreviations as Paul G[eorge] J[ohn] Smith in my .bib ...
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Have a default pre value in a multicite

I am using the biblatex package and I am trying to modify the \cites command. The \cites command is defined as ...
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Optional argument within another optional argument in biblatex \cite

What is the right way to define a macro with an optional argument that can be called within the <postnote> optional argument to biblatex \cite? The last two \cite below don't work. (Unless ...
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Print bibliography only when references are cited

The root question here is how can one print a bibliography only when there are sources to be cited? BACKGROUND I'm working on expanding a small package (originally by Jackson Taylor and Becca Funke) ...
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Display collaboration with biblatex

I would like to display the "collaboration" field of biblatex when present, for example: @article{Aad2011150, title = "TITLE", author= {Aad, Georges and others}, collaboration = {ATLAS} ... } is ...
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Force Biblatex to Print Author in Citation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: biblatex-mla sometimes \autocite[prenote][pg]{key} is not printing the author’s name I am writing a literary essay with Biblatex as my works cited engine (running ...
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Suppress initial inline citations biblatex

I'm trying to suppress initials within inline citations. I'm using biblatex. I've searched through other posts, and found that setting uniquename=false and uniquelist=false has worked for other ...
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BibLaTeX Incollection: editors are not shown

I'm working on my thesis because I have to hand it in just a few days. As many others I do the bibliography at the last minute. Using Google a lot, I found various code-snippets, which make the ...
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BibLaTeX not settling down when using multiple styles

I use BibLaTeX with two different bibliography styles, one with author-year style (for publications) and the other one with simple numeric style for online references, but pdfLaTeX never really ...
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BibTeX using inconsistent name format in the case of two authors

I recently started using biblatex (my installation is TeX Live 2010). My preamble syntax is: \usepackage[backend=bibtex,style=authoryear]{biblatex} When I cite a source with two authors, the ...
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MultiMarkDown and biblatex citations

I'm using Scrivener to produce LaTeX output with MultiMarkDown. MultiMarkDown uses natbib by default, so footnotes look like this code snips: \footnote{~\citep[<prenote>]{<key>}} The ...
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Automatically citing all entries in a class in a bib file

I usually add my publications to my CV from my bib file (using biblatex). At first, I used to manually cite each entry, but as the list grows, it's becoming a chore (especially since there are quite a ...
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bibLaTeX authoryear citation style with unknown year

I have an @inbook reference in my bibtex library with an unknown year. Since I use the bibLaTeX authoryear citation style with some customizations my normal citations (with known year) look like: ...
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Remove quotes from inbook reference title with biblatex

I use BibTeX and biblatex to create a bibliography. In my BibTeX database I define a @inbook reference with author, title, year and booktitle. Now the problem is that the reference is rendered as: ...
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Suddenly I cannot compile my bibTex files anymore (Biber, TeXmaker, MacTeX) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Engines of Tex-Editors and Biber/Biblatex I am currently working on a bunch of little assignments for university. Everything was fine until yesterday: All of a sudden ...
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biblatex-apa: sentence case not working

Biblatex-Apa should automatically print titles in the reference list in sentence case, but for some reason it doesn't work (note the lowercase A after the colon): \documentclass{article} ...
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How to get full title (instead of shorttitle) in first reference with biblatex authortitle style?

I use the authortitle style with biblatex and it works perfect. Except that I would like the full title in the first reference instead of the short title. Is this possible? MWE: ...
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Comment out sections of text in bib file

What's the correct way to comment out sections of explanatory text (included for humans to read) in a .bib file? I would like biber/biblatex to simply ignore this text. When I put in text like ...
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Quotes missing around title of arXiv papers (biblatex + biber)

I am using biblatex and biber. Here is a sample LaTeX file. \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[backend=biber,firstinits,style=numeric-comp,maxnames=99]{biblatex} ...
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Why does backref refer to wrong page?

I use biber with backref, but backref points to a wrong page. Option backref always gets it one page wrong. Why does it so and how can I solve the problem? Here's what might be related to the ...
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How to remove month from bibliography using biber? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Disable month in biblatex bibliography? How to print only year (no day/month) with Biblatex I use (Author Year) as citation style and want to create a bibliography ...
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BibDesk: Preview with your favourite biblatex-style

I use BibDesk to organise my library and implement quotations through biblatex in my documents. BibDesk has this feature of allowing the user to see a BiBTeX-preview (not biblatex!) of the currently ...
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Bibliography with biblatex: how to achieve bold labels using the authoryear-style?

I am currently writing my thesis with LaTeX using biblatex for citations and bibliography. I try to match a formal request regarding the first part of the bibliographic entries which have to look like ...
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Biblatex, compiling the whole bibliography with \nocite and marking used entries of the document

I have a large bibliography file. In my paper I dont use all entries from my biblatex bibliography. When I use \printbibliography and \nocite{*}, is it possible to attach the bolded word "gelesen" in ...
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How to move the note field out and away from the main reference using biblatex?

I'm using biblatex to created a list of publications in an academic CV. I'd like to list my publications and outline my contribution to each publication after each listed publication. My current idea ...
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Biblatex-apa: numbered, annotated bibliography using \fullcitebib?

EDIT #3: The code below has been updated to what I'm currently using, from the post at http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/91381/24264; note that I've added a field to my bibentry (annote) as part of this ...
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Literature with Biber generates strange citations: firstnames appear erratically

I had been using bibtex and then biblatex for quite some time. For the newest edition of my book I moved to biber. I happened t notice that firstnames are sometimes generated and sometimes not. Has ...
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Biber not producing any output file [closed]

Biber is said to have many advantages for those writing in languages other than English but I have been unable to get the results I used to have with bibtex. I have Lyx 2.0.5.1, biblatex 1.7, and ...
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Patching \printbibliography for displaying content to both document and log

Friends, I'm using a clever idea from Joseph, David and egreg in order to get the bibliography content displayed in both document and log (Henrique and I are trying to create a semi-automatic analyzer ...
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Latex stopped creating a bibliography after updating the system [closed]

I use vim with with vim-latexsuite and TexLive. I use the .sty and .cls files, respectively the whole package date 2012-05-10 from the university of Hagenberg Link to zip package. Till yesterday ...