{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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unpleasent character protrusion using microtype, biblatex and block=nbpar

Using microtype together with biblatex's entrysets and block=nbpar options leads to an unpleasent result. The left bracket of (a) is moved too much to the right. (b) and (c) are less affected by the ...
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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{% ...
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Insert newline before pages, no double newline for inbook

Following up on, How to make pagination of inbook lowercase. How do I insert a newline before the pages field? I tried \DeclareFieldFormat{pages}{\newline\mkpageprefix[pagination]{#1}} but for ...
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How to make pagination of inbook lowercase

A page range given in @inbook results in "Pp." (uppercase) compared to "pp." (lowercase) for @article when using block=npar. What has to be done to have it in lowercase as well? ...
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Separation between last and secondlast item in citet with authoryear style? [duplicate]

If citing several items with \citet, I want to achieve a specific separator (like "and") between the last and the second last item. For example \citet{Grieg,Greg,Gregor} should give something like ...
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Indentation of shorthands list

A subdivision of my of my references is a shorthands list. In order to get it to look like the other subdivision, a regular authoryear-ibid bibliography, I've added this to the preamble: ...
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BibLatex Cite Primary Source Within Book

How do I cite a Primary Source within a secondary source? For example, in Eyewitness to Irish History, a section of the Primary Source The Mystery of the Casement Ship, the particular section being a ...
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Getting divided bibliography with Biblatex

I'm writing my thesis in LyX using Biblatex. Would it be possibly to get an output bibliography that is subdivided into one section with the work of my main subject (Wittgenstein) referred to with ...
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Coordinating the work of Biblatex style authors

I am not sure whether this is an admissible question. If it is not, please close it. The problem Biblatex opens up the realistic possibility of highly complex citation systems such as those used in ...
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Best practice: define BibLateX/BibTeX entry with title in native language and in English

I am preparing a paper. Some of the documents are written in Portuguese. My supervised suggested me to include in the bibliography the title translated to English and the title in Portuguese as well, ...
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A biblatex style that's like plainnat

I want to switch to biblatex but despite the rather minimal changes suggested in some answers to switching from natbib, there's really a lot that seems to need changing. For example, the "In:" needs ...
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“Missing character” or “does not map to ascii” message with biblatex and biber

I started drafting a question here but then, through some further work, found a solution. I though it might be worth putting in what I found here for others. The problem relates to using biber as a ...
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Biblatex time field in addition to date

Biblatex's date and urldate only reference the day that the entry was made/accesses on. Is there a way to add the time to a bibliography entry as well? Any tips welcome!
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Reversed name in shorthand division of bibliography

Using Biblatex with LyX I've managed to get a subdivided bibliography almost the the way I want it. The idea is to cite the key works with abbreviations that are conventional to my subject. For this I ...
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Degree symbol in bib file

I can't get a the degree symbol to appear in the title. I have tried: title={Surface Tension of Alcohol and Water from 20 to 50{\degree}}, and title={Surface Tension of Alcohol and Water from 20 ...
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Showing the bibliographic entry in a popup when you hover over the citation key

I thought it would be useful to have bibliographic entries displayed as a tooltip so readers are not interrupted by following hyperlinks or trying to find the Bibliography, so I created the following ...
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Generate Author/Year Index Using biblatex and imakeidx

Based on this question/answer Automatically indexing references by author and year, I am trying to create an index of all my entries in the bibliography database. For that I am using biblatex to ...
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BibLaTeX/BibTeX custom field to show file link [closed]

I am trying to build a database for my references. I don't want to use Mendeley or so to do the job. Therefore I have a pdf file that displays all references that I have, like it is in the MWE. Now I ...
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xelatex biblatex russian indexing [duplicate]

I use the xelatex with the biblatex package and with indexing author names. The biber works fine with bibliography of books in English and in Russian. The author index is generated. In the ...
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Embed \cite in \bibnote

Consider the following code: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper, twocolumn]{article} \usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex} \usepackage{notes2bib} \addbibresource{test.bib} \defbibnote{intro}{This intro ...
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Biblatex: Adding time information to “online” field and a label in front of url

I am trying to add some "time" information to my online-fields in biblatex. I tried to use the note entry, but that won't work as intended. Right now I got the following: \documentclass[a4paper, ...
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No spacing between citations

I'm trying to eliminate the space between the numbers in multiple citations, and I've tried using the \usepackage[compress]{natbib} and \usepackage[nospace]{cite} packages and commands to do it, but I ...
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Dates not printing using BibLaTeX [closed]

I'm using biblatex to process the bibliography for my dissertation using APA. The problem is that dates are not being printed; the dates are being replaced by a n.d. and this is not correct because my ...
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Capitalize the first letter of each word in biblatex

I'm trying to get every word in the title of each article in my reference list in capital letters (So Something Like This For Every Title). However, somehow \MakeSentenceCase remains active no matter ...
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Force DOI on a newline in reference list

I'm using biblatex for my citations (using xelatex). This is the relevant code to invoke the reference list: \usepackage[backend=biber, style=authoryear, doi=true, firstinits=true, ...
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latin.lbx for biblatex [closed]

I started (a long time ago, but ...) to create a latin.lbx for biblatex, but there is one problem with some of the strings, and I'm hoping others have already tackled this for other languages. The ...
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TeXcount and biblatex

I have recently switched from BibTeX to the biblatex package (using the Biber back-end) and I can only subscribe what others have already said about its many virtues. This question is not so much ...
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Referencing bib files with spaces in the filename

I am using a Mac with TeX Live and Mendeley for automatically generating .bib files, some of which have spaces in the file names. I would like to know how to reference such files from LaTeX as using ...
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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, ...
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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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Achieve Linebreak in DOI in biblatex

In my references (using XeLaTeX, biblatex and Biber) I have one specific DOI that is hanging over more than a centimeter after line-break. All other DOI are correctly wrapped. Even inserting a (wrong ...
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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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Biblatex + Biber + Texmaker + MiKTeX

Will someone please help me to both configure Texmaker and use it so that I can use the backend=biber option with biblatex package. I am using MiKTeX 2.8 and Texmaker 3.1. Please do not simply tell me ...
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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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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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Biblatex in author-date changes the way footnotes appear in the footer

I am using Biblatex-chicago in authordate format. The problem is that it also changes the way footnotes appear in the footer. Instead of appearing as superscripts they appear as inline numbers. Here ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Using Springer lncs and biblatex - wrong heading is shown for last page

I have a little problem with the Springer llncs class and biblatex. I use the parameter runninghead with the llncs class to show title and page number in the document head. At the last page where the ...
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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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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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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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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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csquotes and nested citations

It looks like the csquotes package does not allow nested citations such as \foreignblockcquote{foreign language}[pre-note] [post-note with citation \textcite{key2}] {key1}[punctuation]{quoted ...