{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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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 ...
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BibLaTeX `@set` in authoryear style for translated article

When using the @set entry type in combination with the authoryear style in BibLaTeX, I obtain unexpected results. Instead of giving the correct year for each entry in the set, the year of the main ...
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Don't print year for online entries in biblatex 2.7

With the new version of biblatex (probably implemented in version 2.6, cf. http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/126261/9077), ONLINE entries are now printed with full dates, with that information taken from ...
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Clear fields in biblatex 2.7

I've used the command \AtEveryBibitem{\clearfield{month}} to prevent biblatex from printing the month of publication in the bibliography. This has worked fine at least until biblatex version 2.5 and ...
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Bibliography with BibLaTeX: Do not abbreviate first given (first) name and abbreviate all further given names

The first given name of an author or editor in my bibliography should be written out, but all further first names should be abbreviated (initials with a period -- and space if there are multiple first ...
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Automatically arrange citations in increasing number using biblatex

I have similar problem to this question The question is essentially the same, but I use biblatex. I have \autocite{b,c,a,d} which generates [2, 3, 1, 4]. Is it possible to automatically make them ...
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\fullcite of only one member of a set causes the whole set to be cited

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[german=quotes ]{csquotes} \usepackage[backend=biber,style=chem-angew,subentry=true, ...
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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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autocite + mcite functionality in Biblatex

When using Biblatex's autocite command, I sometimes come across instances when I need to format the citations as a reference set. There is the option of using mcite, but then I lose the high level ...
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biblatex: How to manage “p.” and “pp.” marks in footnotes and in the bibliography

I'm making the first steps in Xelatex. Now I'm trying to make my bachelor in this program. I have TexLive 2010 (with updates 22.02.2011) installed on Kubuntu 10.04 . My text includes five languages (...
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How can I print origdate with citeyear in biblatex-chicago?

With "options = {cmsdate=on}" textcite and parencite in biblatex-chicago will print only the origdate in the text. How can I make citeyear do that? It prints only the date. \documentclass{article} \...
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How to work the BibTeX?

I have searched the tutorials but have not been successful in understand them. The tutorials always mensionam concepts that I do not know. I would like to understand the basics of BibTeX. By basics I ...
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Biblatex, authoryear-comp, and hyperlinks

In answer to this question, Audrey offered an answer that works great with the authoryear option. (Context: I'm trying to get the hyperlink in citations to include the name of the author, and not ...
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hyperlink name with biblatex authoryear (biblatex 1.4b)

I'm new here so I'm not sure if this is the right way to express my question: I'm using the excellent biblatex package with the author-year style and want the links in my citations to include the ...
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Replacing brackets with parentheses for \textcite, Biblatex numeric-comp [duplicate]

I'm trying to modify the numeric-comp style so in-text citations appear with parentheses rather than brackets for both \cite and \textcite i.e. [1] becomes (1) and Smith et al. [1] becomes Smith et al....
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Using biblatex-publist to add talks to a CV

I use the biblatex-publist style to put my publications on my CV. I'd like to do something similar for my talks. The problem is that they get printed only with the year, and I'd like the date too. ...
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biblatex won't compile with XeLaTeX and print bibliography

I have been testing out biblatex to get more control over the bibliography format that you get from BibTeX. Therefore I have been trying to get this to compile. The problem is that bibliography does ...
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biblatex: DOI for just one citation

I want to have the DOI field explicitly printed for just one (or two) citations (\fullfootcite in my case). For the rest of the document, I use the doi=false option of biblatex combined with a DOI ...
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biblatex: separate maxnames for authors and editors

I am using biblatex/biber and would like to have separate maxnames values for author and editor lists. What is the cleanest way to do this?
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Howto change biblatex bibliography style for the label [duplicate]

How do I change the style of the literature labels in the bibliography? I'm searching about a few hours now with no luck, so maybe anyone here can help! Below you see my example and at the bottom of ...
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biblatex: How to set citation options per citation command?

In the alphabetic style, I am using maxcitenames=4 and minnames=3 as global options. However, when using \textcite instead of \cite, these settings are pretty unreasonable, and I want it to behave as ...
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Multiple footnote citations of reference on same page

If I have multiple footnote citations of the same reference on the same page I get multiple footnote entries with exactly the same content. \begin{filecontents*}{\jobname.bib} @article{test, ...
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How to split bibliography into “works cited” and “works not cited”?

I need two bib-like sections: a "References" giving works explicitly cited in my text, and a "Bibliography" (or "Further reading" if you prefer) giving everything from my bibfile that didn't already ...
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Resorting the *.bib file as appeared in *.tex and rewriting to a new *bib file (biblatex)

I have quite a huge database of citations, but not all of them are included in the document. And of course they are not ordered by appearance in the text, because sometimes I have to go back to some ...
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Extra author appearing in biblatex-apa (as if two publications with the same first author appeared in the same year)

I'm using biblatex v2.5 and the biblatex-apa style v5.7. I have a couple citations with the same first author, including one with six co-authors in 2008. This is the only publication with that first ...
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Help to develop a \textcite command to be used with verbose citation styles in Biblatex (help with \DeclareCiteCommand)

This question led to a new feature in a package: biblatex I want to have a \textcite command to be used with verbose citation styles in Biblatex. It should do something as this: I use it within ...
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Is there a BibLaTeX equivalent for the BibTeX style “alphadin” for the DIN 1505 Standard

A similar question was asked here before and I found DIN 1505 conform .bbx and .cbx but it doesn't look like the alphadin. The BibLaTeX alphabetic style sadly won't do it for my purposes. So I tried ...
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Compressed / abbreviated bibliography? (Biblatex or otherwise?)

I'm writing a grant application, and I've been asked to compress my bibliography so that it looks something like this: 1. Smith, J. Nature 7, 201-204 (1999). 2. Jones, B. Cell 17, 364-369 (...
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Pagination by issue in biblatex-apa

Another biblatex-apa question here. It seems it has not been asked before. The APA 6th edition prescribes that when formatting journals (and other periodical references), the issue number is included (...
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Name prefix missing in the text, but correct in the bibliography (biblatex/biber)

The following is my entry in the .bib file: @inbook{deckerdejong, author = {Wolfram Decker and Theo de Jong}, title = {Gr\"obner bases and invariant theory}, booktitle = {Gr\"obner Bases ...
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Sort but do not compress numeric citations in BibLaTeX

I'd like to have a citation style somewhat in between numeric and numeric-comp. To take the example from the documentation, when numeric produces [8, 3, 1, 7, 2] and numeric-comp produces [1–3, 7, 8], ...
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printing eprinttype in small caps with biblatex

I'm using biblatex + biber to print the bibliography. I want the eprinttype (PMID in my case) to be printed in small caps just like URL, DOI etc. Here's what I've tryed so far which did not change ...
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Changing biblatex style for one slide

In a presentation created with the beamer class, I'm using \usepackage[style=verbose,backend=bibtex]{biblatex} and \footcite{source} style=verbose is required so that author, title and so on ...
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Special line breaking problem in my bibliography

The following is how my bibliography entry looks: Lagrange, Joseph-Louis (1773/1775). “Recherchesd’arithmétique”. In: Œvres.Vol.3. Hildesheim: Georg Olms Verlag, 695–795 The problem is: vertically, ...
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How to change the reference indexing to incorporate volume and number in article (Biblatex)?

The default bibtex reference style lists the article as (e.g.): A. S. Arnold, J. S. Wilson, and M. G. Boshier. “A Simple Extended-Cavity Diode Laser”. Review of Scientific Instruments 69.3 (1998), pp....
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biblatex: \textcite author formatting vs. bibliography author formatting

For LaTeX citations, I use biblatex/babel. The journal for which I'm writing requires a bibliography with authors formatted as follows: Guyton AC, Hall JE. That is, with no "and" before the last ...
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biblatex: Tighter integration of \textcite “in the flow of text”

This question led to a new feature in a package: biblatex Many biblatex citation styles feature the \textcite command which is "intended for use in the flow of text, replacing the subject of a ...
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How to multicite volumes style-independently

This question led to a new feature in a package: biblatex The family of multicite commands based on \cites typeset two or more citations from a list of keys. For example, \parencites[<page>]{...
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Consecutive \footcite commands and separating commas in the text

When using the \footcite commands with biblatex, it is not clear how the separating commas in the text should be handled. For instance, \footcite{key1},\footcite{key2} will be problematic in the text ...
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Creating bibliographies with biblatex and moderncv

I wanted to use the moderncv class together with biblatex. To this end, I redefined the bibliography bibenvironment \defbibenvironment{bibliography}{}{}% {\cvline{\printfield[labelnumberwidth]{...
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Questions on the adjustment of bibliography style

I am writing a document with loads of references using bibtex. However, I want to change the style of how latex layouts the references in the document. Currently it looks like: [1] Reference 1 [2] ...
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Biber and Biblatex: Reference within the Bibliography

I have a problem, where all my googeling has left me standing alone. Currently I am preparing my thesis and I am using biblatex in conjunction with biber. When dealing with the entrytype set ...
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How to integrate conference/ journal TeX templates with LyX?

A possible duplicate using LYX to write journal with given formatting but re-adding for no answers given. The comment to abstain from "LyX-ifying" isn't very helpful and moreover, I have an extensive ...
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Biblatex not working

I am trying to get biblatex to work. I tried different examples but finally found one from this forum. However, I always get an error on the \cite command (see latex output below) \documentclass{...
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Back-references with crosscited bibliography items

I am trying to mimick the "done-by-hand" reference style my friend used in his PhD thesis and I have decided that backreferences may be a nice finishing touch. Unfortunately, as this is philology, ...
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Inline citations with only author, title and year

I would like to put a few reference inside a beamer presentation. Adding a full fledge bibliography is certainly awkward but the output of the \fullcite command from the biblatex pacakge is too ...
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bibLatex alphabetic style, maximal authors alphabetic style [duplicate]

I use biblatex with the biber backend and the alphabetic style. When I cite a paper which is written by many authors (eg. Aname Bname Cname Dname) the BibTex entry will look like this: [Ana+97] but ...
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How to reference a paper and also mention the year it was published for the first time?

I want to cite the paper "Der barycentrische Calcul" by A. F. Möbius. Now it was first published in 1827, but the text I'm going to cite is in his "Gesammelte Werke", that is, "collected works", which ...
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Biblatex: How to get the information in note field

I use the following format for my bibliography. @thesis {RefKey, AUTHOR = {LastName, F.}, TITLE = {Thesis Title}, NOTE = {Ph.D. thesis}, SCHOOL = {University}, YEAR = {Year}, } I can receive ...
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BibLaTeX – idem and \autocite + \autocites

I'm using biblatex with the verbose-trad1 style and mixing the \autocite and \autocites commands as necessary. However, when the same reference is used in an \autocites following an \autocite, it ...