{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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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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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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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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How to print shortauthor in the references as well?

I have several sources in my reference list that I need to abbreviate for citing them (e.g. (IEA 2005)). I do this with biblatex and {shortauthor}, which works great. Still, how can I show the ...
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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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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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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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biblatex sorting by date

I have written my own biblatex style for citing jurisdiction. I realized that the sorting in the bibliography is not chronological within the years. I addressed the date field to each bibliography ...
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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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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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Can I have a path argument that contains spaces?

I'm trying to get biblatex to see where I have my .bib file located, but I have a space in the path to the file: \addbibresource{~/Documents/My Project/TheBib.bib} How do I specify a full path that ...
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Citing author's full name in biblatex the first time it appears

I need a citation command that satisfies the following conditions – similar to \citeauthor – and was wondering how to define it: If an author or a group of authors is cited the first time, then the ...
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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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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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Beamer margins in bibliographies

In beamer I am using this code: \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks] \frametitle{REFERENCES} \printbibliography \end{frame} to produce a bibliography that will span multiple slide pages (frames)....
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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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biblatex: How to suppress back references for certain citations?

When using BibTeX's standard citation commands, such as \cite, typically back references are generated (if enabled) in the bibliography pointing back to the place of citation. That's a nice feature. ...
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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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Using biber with gedit + rubber

I've been having a lot of problems trying to switch to biblatex with biber from bibtex, and after a few problems solved I'm at loss. The situation now: biblatex works when not using biber as a ...
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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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Can I use biblatex with Tufte classes?

Is it possible to use biblatex with the Tufte document classes (tufte-handout and tufte-book). If so, what modifications should I make to my preamble or class wrapper in order to use biblatex? I've ...
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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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biblatex: is it possible to add a text directly after the reference number (without a comma)?

I'd like to add a certain marker after some bibliographic entries, e. g. superscript star *. It should appear directly after the references number and should not be separated by a comma (as normal ...
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own bibliography style with biblatex

My bibliography has to look like this: name, givenname; name2 ,givenname2: title. edition location : publisher, Year. e.g. Weck, Manfred; Brecher, Christian: Werkzeugmaschinen. 6.Auflage ...
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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-mla sometimes \autocite[prenote][pg]{key} is not printing the author's name

Context I am working with Emacs 23, Auctex, Texlive 2011, biblatex-mla. My operative system is Linux Mint Lisa. I am writing my dissertation. I use a dissertation.cls and a master document. This is ...
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Is there an SBL citation style?

Does anyone know if there exists a .bst file for the Society of Biblical Literature citation format? Or a biblatex style?
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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: https://...
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Citing patents using biblatex

I'm trying to use biblatex to cite patents. I don't need a formal bibliography; I just want inline citations. Given: @Patent{edison793, author = {Edison, Thomas}, number = {266793}, } @Patent{...
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Undesired Placement of Footnotes in Blocks

Depending on the theme of a beamer-document, footnotes will either be placed inside or outside of a block-environment. It would like to do combine a style, which places the footnotes inside a block-...
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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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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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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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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: 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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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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biber error: BibTeX subsystem expected “@”

I'm having a problem getting biber to process my bibliography file. I've updated my TeXLive distribution to have the following package/program versions: biblatex 2011/11/13 v1.7 biber version: 0.9.8 ...
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Biblatex and books in multiple series

In biblatex, as far as I can see, there is only the possibility to have a book or other similar item (leaving aside articles because they are handled differently) in a single series. I have a book ...
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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- ibid,firstinits=true,sorting=nty,sortcites=true,useprefix=false,...
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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: excluding shorthand entries from the main bibliography

I use the following coding for biblatex with verbose-ibid, sorry I still do not know how to include a file: \usepackage[style=verbose-ibid,firstinits=true,sorting=nty,sortcites=true,useprefix=...
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Separate bibliographies with global labels

I have several categories of bibliographic entries which I would like to present satisfying the following requirements: Each category goes into its own subsection (for example, journal articles, ...
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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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Use et al. in biblatex custom style

I have been working on a custom biblatex style, for which I want the bibliography to display at most 2 authors, meaning that the entries should be either: First (single author) First & Second (...