{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: shorthands in Reference section

I'm quite new with biblatex. Is there a possibility to have the shorttitle within the Reference list? I'd like to have something as the normal entries, each looking +/- like Jorio Marco, "Wider ...
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Suppressing em-dashs for recurrent authors and letter suffixes for years when using biblatex-chicago

I am trying to generate a bibliography to summarize research in a certain field. The bibliography is required to be formatted Chicago style. Since this bibliography is not accompanying an actual ...
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PLoS Comp Bio Biblatex style

PLoS Comp Bio, I think similar to the other members of the PLoS family, has a simple citation/bibliography style. Citations are numbered [1], and the bibliography is formatted with little punctuation ...
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Error using tufte-book class and biblatex [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I use biblatex with Tufte classes? Although there is a patch for using biblatex in the Tufte classes, it doesn't seem to work for me. First thing is, the hyphenat ...
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Highlight changes in a specific entry of a reference list created with biblatex

I would like to highlight changes in a specific entry (or even a part of the entry) of a reference list created with biblatex, e.g., by changing the font color to red. (Unfortunately such a feature is ...
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Show only the last two year digits in Biblatex citation

I'm writing a piece where I'm citing several standards, for example @STANDARD{en1990, title = {EN 1990: Eurocode: Basis of Structural Design}, organization = {Comit\'e Europ\'een de Normalisation ...
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Why does biblatex-chicago print accessed twice in bibliography?

I am using biblatex-chicago to manage my bibliography but whenever I try to set a bibliography entry with the urldate field, it prints the word 'accessed' twice. I have created a minimal example to ...
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Multiple references

I have several references like \cite{a,b,c,d,e} which produces an output like [1], [2], [3], [4], [5]. Is there a way to automatically generate the above as [1]-[5]?
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Biblatex citation order

I'm facing a problem with biblatex citation order. Using this configuration: \documentclass {article} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \hyphenation{es-ta-bi-li-da-de} \...
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sorting options concerning dash when repeated authors?

Suppose I am referring to some different references from the same author (both book and incollection) with \footcite[]{Author:Year}. One authors begins with "E" and the other with "K". In the ...
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Editor as sortname only when there is no author?

I edited the authoryear.bbx for biblatex the following way: \DeclareNameAlias{author}{sortname} %\DeclareNameAlias{editor}{sortname} this I commented out %\DeclareNameAlias{translator}{sortname} ...
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translated from <language> by <translator> in biblatex

I could not find a biblatex style showing the language of a reference from which it is translated when the translator field is used even though the fields language and orilanguage are correctly ...
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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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How can I set the urlseen label of biblatex?

I'd like to set the default visited on <date> to accessed on <date> (as per my teacher's specifications). I believe I need to change the urlseen label to accomplish this. Is changing the ...
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How do I print the cite key along with the entire .bib file?

I am trying to print an entire *.bib file. I would like to print the citation key along with all the entries in the .bib file. I can print my bibligraphic data file (.bib) but cannot get it to print ...
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Biblatex breakline Doi

I'm using the XeTeX with BibLaTeX and biber. That's the line: \usepackage[backend=biber, citestyle=authoryear-ibid, bibstyle=authortitle-ibid]{biblatex} It's working fine but I'e just get one ...
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Add “Retrieved”, “Last accessed” or similar information to authoryear in biblatex

When citing online resources my university's regulation stipulates that we have to add information on when we accessed the specific website. This can for example be of the form "Retrieved: April 7, ...
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Handling overflows in biblatex bibliographies

I'm finally making the transition to biblatex. This is a remarkable package, and has allowed me to cut out quite a bit of old code I used to use to handle eprints, DOIs, crossref mapping problems, etc....
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Biblatex authoryear in brackets and with parenthesis around the year

I use square brackets around my citations (/parencite) from the answer to Biblatex, author-year, square brackets. So now I have [Doe 1995] in text. But I would like to have [Doe (1995)] ...
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biblatex footcite and footnote

In a document, I am using \usepackage[style=mla,babel=hyphen,backend=biber]{biblatex} together with the \footcite command, and everything is perfect. There is a difficulty when I want to include a ...
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biblatex-mla bibliography: one redundant dot in second entry by same author (@collection)

when quoting two collections by the same author, biblatex-mla puts an extra dot before the title in the references entry, as may be seen here: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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Redefining “cited on” string (and others) in biblatex

I'm trying to modify the strings biblatex uses to set the "cited on" string used in the bibliography to identify the pages where a given references has been cited. What I gather from the biblatex ...
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Italicizing an Author in Biblatex

I would like to italicize the presenting author's name for conference papers in my bibliography. I am using biblatex and I don't know how to do it. (I also don't know how to do it with bibtex.) I ...
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Unexpected citation behavior: biblatex with biber and authoryear

The citation style authoryear-comp is designed to output citations of the form '(Doe, 1992)'. (See p. 62 of the biblatex documentation.) This has worked as expected for me, even when using Biber as ...
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Indexing Macros without a leading backslash in a dtx file

I'm documenting a file containing several biblatex bibmacros and booleans and would like to create an index via \EnableCrossrefs, but % \begin{macro}{mybibmacro} % \begin{macrocode} \newbibmacro{...
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What should BibTeX for arXiv entries look like? [duplicate]

The tool I'm using to manage references (Papers for OS X) doesn't seem to be capable of properly exporting arXiv entries for use with BibLaTeX. What is the correct BibLaTeX format for an arXiv entry? ...
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Use biblatex and utf8

For my thesis, I use biblatex for the bibliography. As seen here, biblatex is not compatible, with \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc}. It was reported as close but I still have the same problem with my ...
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How do I turn titles into hyperlinks in verbose mode using BibLaTeX and hyperref?

I'm using hyperref and BibLaTeX's verbose style, and would like for bibliography entries and initial (but not subsequent) citations, instead of printing out a URL, to use the URL to make the titles of ...
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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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Package biblatex Warning: No driver for entry type 'url'

I have a bibliography in BibDesk, and use biblatex with biber backend. However, biblatex complains Package biblatex Warning: No driver for entry type 'url'. and apparently falls back Using fallback ...
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Force dot after abbreviated author's first name [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Biblatex: no period/dot after initials if bibtex-entry firstname is only one letter I have a pretty large and messy BiBTeX file (who hasn't?), and I would like biblatex to ...
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Biblatex: no period/dot after initials if bibtex-entry firstname is only one letter

After several hours on this webpage, I decided to change to biblatex and have already configured according to my preferences. Apart from an easy way to change the order of certain fields of a given ...
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Biblatex's citesetup and citetext

I am using biblatex to make the citation numbers bold by redefining \citesetup to include a \bfseries: \renewcommand*{\citesetup}{% \bfseries \biburlsetup \frenchspacing} This makes the reference \...
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Space characters in text citations after page

I am using biblatex for my citations. To cite I use \citep[123]{author}. This gets (Lastname, 2010, p.____5) Reading the biblatex documentation I am overwhelmed. I found how to compress ranges how ...
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Biblatex with custom labels

Summary Can I have custom citation labels while using biblatex? Discussion In mathematics it is not uncommon to use custom labels for referring to other books/articles. E.g., "... see [Hart, p196]."...
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Get full name twice in Bibliography

I use biblatex with style=authoryear and when there are two references of the same author in the bibliography there is just a dash. How can I get the full name in the second entry too?
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Using biblatex to modify specific citation commands depending on reference type

I need to modify specific citation commands to use certain fields, and not others, depending on the type of reference being cited. Is there a way to do this using BibLaTeX (with a bibtex backend)? ...
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Common bib file for several collaborators

I'm currently writing a few papers with several co-authors, and we are all using LaTeX. All of us have access to and use mendeley, so we have the same set of references in our respective local .bib ...
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Biblatex, apa-style, polyglossia and multilingual-bibliography

For my scientific article I need to use some sources that are in Korean, which is why I've switched from using pdflatex\bibtex to xelatex and biber. I've managed to get biblatex with apa style ...
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biblatex – et al. beginning from second citation?

Basically all I need to know is how I can use "et. al" beginning from the second citation of a source. I am using the following \usepackage[ natbib=true, style=authoryear ]{biblatex} I need ...
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Citation styles [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do to switch to biblatex? Guidelines for customizing biblatex styles I've been using Latex for a while now and I'm very happy with the results. However, there is ...
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Polyglossia and biblatex-apa

I am trying to typeset a document in British English, using XeLaTeX, Polyglossia and BibLaTeX, with APA-style references. Unfortunately, I get the following error: ! Undefined control sequence. <...
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biblatex: make title hyperlink to DOIs, URL or ISBN

This is a follow up question to biblatex: Make title hyperlink to doi url (if available). My reference database contains some DOI codes, but mainly normal URLs and some ISBN/ISSN codes. What I would ...
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Comma after first author name in authoryear biblatex style with two authors

I am using the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[american]{babel} \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage[style=authoryear,% natbib=true, % enable natbib macros %firstinits=true, % ...
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Error when using \autocite within \section

When I load hyperref and use the \autocite{...} command within a \section{...}, my .log file reveals the following warning: Package hyperref Warning: Token not allowed in a PDF string (PDFDocEncoding)...
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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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Mimic BibTeX “apalike” with BibLaTeX - (biblatex-apa broken?)

I am trying to move on to BibLaTeX. With BibTeX the Style apalike provides everything I need, as illustrated by the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{natbib} \...
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biblatex – sort by year AND month [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: biblatex sorting by date I would like to sort my bibliography by year and month in reverse order. For example, a publication from Jan. 2011 should appear after one from Dec....
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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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Biblatex, JEA style

I provide here a MWE: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,showtrims]{memoir} % for a 4long document \usepackage{fontspec} % Font selection for XeLaTeX; see fontspec.pdf for documentation \...