{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: “reading” style is showing the “references in source” of my bib entries

As i'm about to make an annotated bibliography, I'm using the "reading" style of Biblatex to show it, and the output is pretty good but there is one problem left : the output shows the reference in ...
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Superflous leading dot in biblatex/numeric and beamer

The combination of beamer and biblatex with the numeric style leads to an undesired dot and space at the beginning of @MISC entries. \begin{filecontents}{mybib.bib} @MISC{www, title={TeX.SX}, ...
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Possible incompatibility between biblatex and hyperref's pdfmark?

I am trying to use biblatex's \citetitle inside a \pdfmark so that the title of a citation pops up as a tooltip in PDFs. Code looks like this: %% A tooltip macro using pdfmark \newcounter{tooltip} ...
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select shorthands in biblatex

I have a large .bib database in which lots of entries have shorthands fields defined. When I want to limit the usage of those shorthands only to the most cited texts, I generaly create a copy of the ...
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customizing apa style in biblatex

I am trying to create a document where citations follow the authoryear styling and bibliography follows the apa. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[american]{babel} ...
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generating bibliography items when using biblatex with WinEdt 6.0 and MikTeX2.9

I just started using the biblatex package, it seems to have nice features for a full control over your citations and bibliography. However something I miss from using the native BibTeX with WinEdt ...
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Double spaces caused by biblatex \volcite

I encountered some double (i.e. too wide) spaces in front of my BibLaTeX references today, and it turns out these only crop up with \volcite when using a postnote. Consider the following example: ...
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Visualize bibliography entry process of biblatex

I'm currently working on modifying the verbose biblatex style to my needs. In order to find out what's going on and to find the definitions I need to modify, I've been digging through a number of ...
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Problem getting biber/biblatex/XeLaTeX/TeXworks working together

OK, here my situation: I'm writing a paper for my class, and I want to include a bilingual bibliography since some of my sources are in Korean and I want the bibliography to show the original Korean ...
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What BibTeX editors / bibliography managers have an up to date support for biblatex? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Bibliography tools that are compatible with biblatex and biber I am looking for an easy to use bibliography manager in the style of jabref or pybliographer, that would ...
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Biblatex: Abbreviating authoring organisations in citations

In my manuscript (apa6) I'm citing a report by the World Health Organisation. The .bib-file entry looks like this: @techreport{WHO_2001, Author = {World Health Organization}, Address = {Genf, ...
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Move biblatex label into margin

I'm trying to move everything nonessential into the margins. But I couldn't find how BibLaTeX generates the entries' labels (like [1] generated by \cite and in front of the item in the list, don't ...
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Left-margin alignment of biblatex's bibliography list [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Move biblatex label into margin Is there a simple solution to force the numerals of biblatex's bibliography list (via \printbibliography) into the left column such that ...
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biblatex Binary on MacTex 2011 Is Missing

I recently upgraded from MacTex 2009 to MacTex 2011. Before installing 2011, I carefully followed the instructions for uninstalling 2009 that were given here. After installing 2011, I ran sudo tlmgr ...
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Can I specify the path to biblatex annotation files

The biblatex package allows you to write annotations to your bibliography as external files. I use those annotations to keep notes associated to the papers I read for my thesis. Unfortunately, since ...
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Can I reorder the fields in a biblatex bibliography?

I'm using the verbose bibliography style in biblatex, and would like to place the URL and DOI fields at the end of each entry, after the (cited on page ...) field rather than before it. Is there a way ...
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Is there a way to prevent URLs from appearing in biblatex citations?

I'd like to customize verbose biblatex citations to exclude URLs (and DOIs) while keeping them in the bibliography. Is there a simple way to accomplish this? While I'm at it, I'd like to get rid of ...
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Printing bibliography with biblatex in Tufte-handout fullwidth environment

I'm trying to print the bibliography (using biblatex) inside the fullwidth environment. But when I place the \printbibliography command inside the fullwidth environment, every line other than the very ...
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Can I cite something while specifying exactly what text will appear at that place?

First up, I'm using natbib. I'm trying implement a citation style (Thankfully only a few citations, so I'm happy to work things by hand) that is essentially of the following form: At the point of ...
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Bibliographystyle invalid

I'm having a problem with using bibliography styles. In the preamble: \usepackage{biblatex} \bibliography{ref} If in the document I write: \printbibliography I get a version of the ...
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biblatex citation format

I have started using LaTeX with biblatex to format my dissertation. I need my citation to look something like: (johnson, 2010:29), which is (author, year:page). Then there are some citations that I ...
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Want to change footnote size for biblatex-chicago citations

I'm new to biblatex (specifically biblatex-chicago). I'd like to make the size of the footnote citations the same size as the main text. Does anyone know how to change the default font size for the ...
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How to get the right \baselinskip in the annotation with authortitle-dw and smaller font

If I change the font size of the annotations in my bibliography the size changes but the baseline skip doesn’t. I know that TeX uses the last font in a paragraph to calculate the baseline skip, but I ...
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biblatex sorting when the same first name is spelled out or an initial

I am trying to sort some citations/bibliography by the following keys: Author name (as formatted by maxnames and uniquenames). Publication year (as formatted by labelyear). Using some standard ...
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If I have TeX Live 2011 how to install a previous version of biblatex (1.0)?

I install from the internet TeX Live 2011. I have to use MLA to write all my papers, and I have this problem: biblatex-mla sometimes \autocite[prenote][pg]{key} is not printing the author's name ...
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Biblatex - math symbols in bib data

I have a *.bib file that contains math symbols in a title, like title = {A Mode-Matching $\Sigma\Delta$} When compiling this, pdftex gives errors: ! Extra }, or forgotten $. <recently read> ...
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I'm trying to use biblatex for citations but \cite returns key not value [closed]

I'm trying to use biblatex and I want to cite something but if I use \cite{key} or \footcite{key} the author and title is not printed but the key itself is printed. bibtex says there are no \citation ...
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Spaces before biblatex-mla shorttitles

I'm using LuaLaTeX with the biblatex-mla style for \autocites* quotes in my text. But before shorttitles like "OED" the spaces are missing. How can they be inserted? Here is a minimal working example: ...
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APA6 and Beamer and BibLaTex

I am having trouble (i.e., a complete failure) getting Beamer to use Biblatex and apa6. Any examples of templates that do this would be appreciated. I have found this very helpful link: ...
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Use \addbibresource via a script

Is there some way to use \addbibresource with biblatex to fetch a remote bibliography (in my case from CiteULike), but piping it through a script first? The output from CiteULike isn't perfect for ...
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Footnotes disappear when using overlays in beamer

I use footnotes for citations in combination with the beamer package. I adapted the code from this question and everything works quice nicely - except when using overlays. Then the footnotes only show ...
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How to add an academic title before the author name with \citeauthor?

In French legal citation, one is supposed to refer to "professor X" or "Dean Y" when referring to an author in a sentence. Using biblatex and Biber, this would mean that \citeauthor{key} should ...
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Bibliography styles like authordate2 in biblatex or natbib?

I've tried using the authordate2 style of bibtex which is really close of the styles I wanted for my dissertation but this package is really old. Trying with default styles the code worked well but ...
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Editing the bibliography without changing citations in the text

Preparing my manuscript for publication, I need to manually redact the bibliography I generated with biblatex (style authortitle-dw) and Biber. This is mostly about fixing the line and page breaks ...
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biblatex: Chicago-style page ranges

I am trying to shorten the page range of articles, as specified in the Chicago Manual of Style, pages 759-760. For the ones not familiar with it. I tried the solution given here in the list: ...
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biblatex: Abbreviating cyrillic authors' names with firstinits option [closed]

When setting the bibliography with biblatex using the authoryear-comp style and option firstinits=true the authors' first names in the references are not correctly displayed when using cyrillic names. ...
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biblatex, full citation and short citations

I have this problem. After the last modification, I have the following Biblatex part in my preamble: \usepackage[style=verbose- ...
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How can I automatically abbreviate page ranges in citations (biblatex)

I am using biblatex for my citations, and I was wondering if there was a way to automatically abbreviate the page ranges in citations. (The reason I ask is because I have them all in long-style, and I ...
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Customize appearence of bibliography entries from “biblatex”

I'm using biblatex for producing the bibliography in my document, and I wish to customize the entries. More specifically, I want to reduce the font size used for the URL as they tend to overflow. ...
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How can I stop \footcite from hijacking my beamer columns?

I have prepared a beamer presentation for a seminar. I already have presented, but in trying to change traditionally-cited references (with a number superscript and the reference typesetted at the end ...
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Is it ok to omit a 'required' field in a bibliography entry?

Say I have a bibliography entry that looks like this: @INPROCEEDINGS{FHA98, author = {Eric Foxlin and Michael Harrington and Yury Altshuler}, title = {Miniature 6-DOF intertial system for ...
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Combine reference citations

I would like the reference citation to appear like [1-4], rather than [1], [2], [3], [4]. Here is my MWE \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{book} \begin{document} Some text \bibliographystyle{unsrt} ...
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biblatex: only wrap url string in \url if it is not already wrapped that way

I am using a customized BibLaTeX bibliography style in which I use the following macro: \newbibmacro{archive}[1]{\\\textsc{Archived:}\ \url{#1}}. I use this to format certain urls, it is called from ...
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biblatex: No pagebreak in bibliography entry

Is it possible to tell biblatex to never split a bibliography entry across two pages? Ideally this should work for both \cite and \fullcite.
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biblatex: How to remove the comma before ed./eds.?

How can I remove the comma before ed. or eds. and put this abbreviation in parentheses? I'm using biblatex. For example this reference: Dozy, Reinhart, ed.: Supplément aux dictionnaires arabes. ...
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biblatex-dw: Using back references in footnotes

Problem Using the biblatex package with the authortitle-dw style I'd like point from a footnote back to its first occurence -- where it has been cited as a whole due to the firstfull=true-option -- ...
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Download citation count to include in bibliography

I am using LaTeX and biblatex for my CV. I would like a little bit of magic to automatically fetch citation counts of my publications from Scopus and stick it into the references in my publication ...
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Custom prefix in footnotes with biblatex

I have another question about customizing footnote-citations with biblatex. For common citations of facts or observations from some article, I want to add a prefix to my footnotes. It's meant to ...
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Biblatex bibilographic data in the main file

I have been using Bibtex. When I send a source file to a journal I always put the bbl file into it. I am looking into Biblatex and it looks like that will not work. Is there a way to get ...
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biblatex authoryear-icomp: How to change parenthesis to [asdf 1985]

Sadly I didn't find any solutions in the biblatex doku nor in google. Can anybody please point me out how to change the parenthesis of the authoryear-icomp (or authoryear style) from (author year) ...