{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 package options do not apply correctly anymore

I use biblatex to create my bibliography and citations in my LaTeX document. Now as I want to change some options for the citation style. The changes I made to the biblatex options do not apply ...
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Citing and printing only last name of author(s) using biblatex-chicago

I would like a citation command to reference and print only the last name(s) of the author(s) of my sources while writing my thesis in biblatex-chicago (which would include an hyperlink as well). ...
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Biblatex - style = alphabetic - change plus sign

I use biblatex with Biber and alphabetic style. In the case your citation has more than three authors this style will put a plus sign (+) in the label. I try to get this plus sign into superscript. ...
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Biblatex: How to make a specific \citefield bold?

I have some reference as the following. @article {RefNumber, AUTHOR = {LastName, FirstName}, TITLE = {ArticleTitle}, JOURNAL = {JournalName}, VOLUME = {Vol}, NUMBER = {No}, ...
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Two questions on biblatex: remove parentheses on urldate, and change “url” label

I have a couple of questions on biblatex. First: When I use the urldate field in a biblatex entry, I get as a result the following string (e.g.): . . . (visited on 01/02/2012). With \...
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Selective URLs in bibliography using alpha or alphaurl

Is there a way to selectively adding URLs to bibliorgraphy elements? I use Mendeley and it automatically adds URLs to the DOI entries but I dont want these. I don't want to eliminate all URLs though, ...
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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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(Another) problem with url hyphenation in bibliography

What I am about to ask has already been asked many times, but nothing seems to work for me so far. Basically I am having troubles in getting urls hyphenated correctly in the bibliography. I modified ...
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How do I format a journal submission to Angewandte Chemie with LaTeX

Normally when my group writes journal papers we use the achemso style and package. However, we want to submit a paper to Angewandte Chemie. They don't appear to provide a LaTeX template, but will take ...
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Bib entry with urldate but no year uses the year of urldate as year [duplicate]

Hi i have the following bibliographic entry: @misc{Wikipedia, author = {Wikipedia}, title = {{Software performance testing}}, url = {http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Software\_performance\_testing\#Load\...
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Biblatex-apa style is missing a comma in the text-citations. why? [duplicate]

i have a follow up question to a previously answered one regarding commas in citations and references: Biblatex-apa style is missing a comma in the references. why? it works for me in the ...
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Biber: get it working, cite-keys but no bibliography

After searching for a few days now I'm getting closer but I still can't get a bibliography (APA) in my Latex document. I'm using biber in texworks on mac os 10.8.4. After running pdflatex - biber - ...
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Upright subtitle in BibLaTeX

I am using BibLaTeX with backend biber and philosopy-modern as style. What I am looking for: I want the subtitles of books, collections etc. in the bibliography to appear in upright font, i.e. not in ...
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Remove 'and' from biblatex' text citations

Since version 2.7, biblatex adds the word and before the last citation in a string of text citations. That's pretty nice, but this catch-all behavior is not always appropriate, as in the example below....
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Multiple bibiographies using biblatex, and resetting numbers

I am writing a sort of large CV, and I've split my publications into several blocks, using this: \nocite{*} \printbibheading[title={Publications}] \printbibliography[nottype=online,heading=...
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Problems in suppressing “series” field

I can't manage to suppress the field "series" with biblatex. I get the error: ERROR: Package keyval Error: series undefined. This is my code: \usepackage[ backend=bibtex, series=false, ...
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Bibliography with only initials of names

I have a .bib file created automatically with jabRef. When I use it in my thesis some of the author names are full and some only initial letter. Why? How can I have only inital for all? Here is a MWE:...
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Why website link doesn't show in bibliography

I don't know why the bib reference of website link does not show up. Any solutions? Thanks. @article{brunet2005grant, title={Grant funding to state and local governments and systematic assessment ...
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How to learn biblatex without knowing BibTeX

I've been using LaTeX for years, but I haven't learned how to use BibTeX. I've been manually inserting bibliographic entries into a thebibliography environment at the end of each document, which ...
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Sort bibliography with same author and same year (biblatex)

When I cite two works by an author published in the same year, biblatex will sort them in the bibliography according to their title. In some cases, however, I know that the work sorted in the second ...
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Biblatex: using “dashed” in one refsection but not another

Am I right that it is impossible to turn the dashed option on for one refsection, but not for another within the same document? (If you're wondering why one would need that: I'm compiling a research ...
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Problem with Refsection

I can't seem to get the reference within my {refsection}. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \newcommand{\myparagraph}[1]{\paragraph{#1}\mbox{}\\} \usepackage[ backend=bibtex, isbn=false, ...
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Combine class and Biblatex citations [closed]

I have 3 articles that use biblatex citations and all of them have a reference-list in the end. Now I'd like to combine all three articles in a main document using the combine-class. However, how can ...
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Problem with bibliography after updating to TeX Live 2013

I update today to TeX Live 2013 (MacTeX) from TeX Live 2012. On my .tex document (that was perfectly working until yesterday) I run and get in the mini-buffer: 1) latex -> You should run Biber to get ...
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False grouping of author in bibliography with biblatex

I have experiencing a strange error (?) with the grouping of author names in the bibliography with biblatex. With the following MWE the bibliography is OK: all references are found under "Vega y ...
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Missing space between author and page with biblatex-mla

I am trying to use biblatex-mla to create a bibliography and cite works from it. Here is an example text with some citations: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[british]{...
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Biblatex: Don't print 'Vol' when the string in the VOLUME field doesn't begin with a numeral

This is a follow-up to Character strings in biblatex's PART and VOLUME fields. The answer provided there covered most of what I asked for, but it left out the specification "begin" in: "When the ...
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biblatex: How to set maxbibname to different values in different refsections?

I have a document with several refsections. In one of them I'd like to set maxbibnames=99 (or rather: keep the value global set in the preamble), but in another I'd like to set maxbibnames=3. Is ...
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change editor expression

I'm trying to find my error when placing first the expression In: then editorname and at last (Hrsg) in the book selection. Like this: MWE (There is an error at the end, which has got no effect and ...
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How to print a bibliography for a particular author only?

Background: I have all bibliographic entries in one giant .bib file. In my CV, I'd like to have a section that lists all my articles and another section that lists all my conference presentations. ...
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print cited page range in bibliography

I have to print the actually cited page range of cited books in the bibliography. The suffix [10--20] should be compressed to 10 f. or 10 ff., but in the bibliography printed as p. 10--20 I've got no ...
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How to produce ũ in my bibliography

I am trying to produce Dũng as a name in my bib. I do use \~u for this. I am loading inputenc with the utf8 option. the final result is "Dng (2012)" in the text and "Dng, N. V. (2012)." in my Bib. ...
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Biblatex encoding

I've got a large document which I wrote some time ago. It contains a bibliography for which I use biblatex: \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp, maxnames=1, doi=false, url=false, backend=bibtex8]{...
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Remove [number] in the bibliography [duplicate]

I want to put at the end of my bibliography a list of "suggested reading", that are NOT cited in the text but are present in the .bib file. I use biber+bibtex with the numeric style. By using the \...
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biblatex - “n.d.” when no date given

I'd like to have "(n.d.)" printed for a bibliography entry when no date is given. So far have already found a solution here, but the rest of my style code apparently changes something. Could anyone ...
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biblatex: Use field value in tex document before compilation

I am trying to create a timeline of some publications. Since each publication includes information about its publication time, I want to use that information automatically to place the reference on ...
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Can biblatex automatically lowercase? [duplicate]

In the standard styles, bibtex automatically lowercases the titles of bibliography entries: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \nocite{inproceedings-minimal} \bibliographystyle{plain} \...
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Multiple citations with pages using BibLaTeX

How can I do multiple citations with page numbers using bibLaTeX/biber? I have tried \cite[2,3,4]{ref1,ref2,ref3,ref4} but it doesn't work.
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Merging duplicate footcites [duplicate]

I'm having a problem with my footcites. I attached a mini example from my thesis. My problem is that in some cases I need to cite the exact same author (in my example: \footcite[5 f.]{Dijcks.2013}). ...
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How to adapt the string `reprintof' in biblatex?

Maybe I'm wrong, but I think there is small bug in some styles of biblatex. I want to print a reference to a reprint which I can achieve with the following MWE. But: with some styles I'm getting a dot ...
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dealing with strange characters in a bib file

I use mendeley to generate my bib file so I have a very large list of items (3000+) and since mendeley collects the bibliography information sometimes from the pdf file, there may be errors and ...
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Shorttitle in collections in biblatex [duplicate]

I'm using the style verbose-trad2 in biblatex. I have some bibliographical incollection items which refer to a collection item via the field crossref. The collection item has a shorttitle item which ...
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How to change the font for biblatex acronyms

I have a bibliography in biblatex and I want to use different fonts than Computer Modern, namely Lato & Bitstream Charter. Here is a minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{...
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annotating co-first author in bibliography [closed]

Using either biblatex or bibtex, is there an accepted way of including a "co-first-author" footnote or annotation (for the purposes of a CV)?
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How to fix “Invalid format of field 'X'”

When I'm compiling my tex-files, I'm getting this error: pdflatex> Package biblatex Warning: BibTeX reported the following issues pdflatex> (biblatex) with 'xyz': pdflatex> (...
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What is the equivalent of Biblatex in Context?

How do I do bibliography in Context, that is more than just bibtex? In the manual there is no explanation of this. Source code doesn't tell me much either... Are there any "packages" that provide ...
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Incorrect position of hyperref links in block environments in beamer

I use a template for beamer that redefines the block environment to make a real shadow, outline and custom bend corners. The look of it is quite nice but unfortunatly comes with the side effect of an ...
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biblatex - How to get “editor” in parentheses behind the name? (authoryear)

I must have the editor(s) in parentheses for source-types such as collections, proceedings and others. The relevant part of the bibliography item currently looks like Ed. by F. Seibt but must be ...
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Ordering references with bracketed years in biblatex 2.7

In biblatex version 2.5, bibliographic entries with the YEAR field in brackets in the .bib source were still sorted in the bibliography as if the field was without brackets. Cf. the example below: \...
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How does biblatex check for equal annotator, introduction's author, etc.?

Biblatex is able to check whether a name appears in different fields and is able to adapt the reference showed. For instance, if translation and annotations are made by the same person, biblatex ...