{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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tufte-latex: biblatex citations in captions

How can biblatex citations used in captions of the tufte-book document class? The following MWE does not work since the \autocite command in the image caption does not properly handled by tufte-book. ...
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How to get babel's language shorthands work inside biblatex entries with autolang=hyphen and langid fields?

I'm writing a German document, where I frequently cite works in English and other languages. Used to babel’s shorthands in ngerman for easily modifying hyphenation symbols in compound words or names ...
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Bibulous or Biblatex with Footnote Referencing

I have a rather complicated set of referencing requirements for my thesis. I have references in a variety of languages (Russian, Japanese, Chinese), where the transliteration of author names, ...
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How do I add a simple website url in my report on Latex?

I am student and new to Latex. I am using WinEdt as editor. I want to add simple visited websites url's to my references section how do I get desired output?
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Conflict between tex4ht and biblatex-chicago

I cannot get tex4ht to work with biblatex-chicago. Compile the MWE below with pdflatex generates the following errors: (/usr/local/texlive/2015/texmf-dist/tex/latex/biblatex/lbx/english.lbx))) ...
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How to cite an article from Arxiv using biblatex with bibstyle=phys?

I like to cite an article which is on arXiv like so \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{csquotes} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{library.bib} ...
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Biblatex - Undefined control sequence with specific source [duplicate]

As soon as I try to cite a specific source, the bibliography causes an "Undefined control sequence" error. When I cite a different source, no problems occur. A minimal working example: ...
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Having several keys refer to the same bibliography entry

Is it possible to have several keys referring to the same bibliography entry (using biblatex+Biber)? For example, I'd like \cite{Tolkien:1954:LordOfTheRings} and \cite{lotr} to have exactly the same ...
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BibLatex: Entry in ToC either displays wrong page or links to wrong page

In the following MWE, the Bibliography entry in the ToC links to page 3 instead of page 5, where the Bibliography is. If I first \printbibliography and then \addcontentsline, then the entry in the ...
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Errors but correct pdf | Biblatex with Biber, Glossaries and Babel [on hold]

I'm tring to use Biber and Glossaries also with different languages in a document. Actually everything is working well but it outputs some errors which are more warnings because the correct PDF is ...
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Biblatex remakes bcf and bbl files despite no change to bib files

Any change to my project tex files, even those that do not involve bib files or citations, result in biblatex recompiling the bcf and bbl files. How to prevent this behavior in order to save time ...
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Which case to use for “title” field?

It seems bibliography styles override whatever case written on the "title" field except for those parts protected with braces. What would be the best case to use for writing the "title" in the ...
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How do I underline the DOI in the bibliography using biblatex/biber? (Context: continued work on SAE class)

I've been continuing the work of developing a modern SAE class, and have found previous helps on this forum extremely useful. The next thing I am trying to accomplish is underlining the DOI in the ...
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bibliography of bookinbook — the missing author

Try the following MWE: %!TEX TS-program = lualatexmk \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[backend=biber,style=authortitle-comp,abbreviate=false]{biblatex} ...
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Is there a way to print the cited reference in my presentation from another file?

Is there any way to refer the references cited (and only those cited, not just any old entry in the .bib) in a another file with the same labels (probably numeric) as in that file? ...
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Highlight/Link Author and Year in Citation

I'm currently modifying the Masters/Doctoral Thesis template found here. However, it only highlights the year in a citation like (Smith 2016). I would like both "Smith" and "2016" to be part of the ...
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Multiple sorting with biblatex

I'm trying to use biblatex to produce two different bibliographies. The first one should contains only my papers, sorted in order of appearance in the text, and with some special prefix. The second ...
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All of a sudden Biber stops compiling my .bib file

I am running Winedt 9, Biblatex and Biber, and all of a sudden Biber will not compile my bibliography file. It's the strangest thing, everything was working perfectly and then all of a sudden I get 77 ...
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Print origdate with biblatex-chicago - for journal articles

I want to use this approach to include the original date of a publication. However the answer seems to work only with @book but not @article: \documentclass{article} ...
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Margin references in tufte-handout with pandoc

I'm trying to convert a Markdown file to PDF using pandoc and a tufte-handout template. I would like to have references in the margin, instead of in the end of the document, is this even possible in a ...
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biblatex in a nutshell (for beginners)

Is there a 'biblatex in a nutshell' guide out there? I'd like if someone explained to me the essentials on how to use biblatex (what lines I have to write in my document, which files I have to have, ...
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Biblatex descending order of references but multiple lists starting from highest listcount

I want to do a CV (I use moderncv) and print several bibliographies at the end. All of them should be in decreasing order (sorted by year) but with new starting point. What I know is the solution ...
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Biblatex parencite command with dot right before the closing parenthesis

My university likes to have some interesting cite rules and to comply to them I would need citing commands to produce <author> (<year>), (<author> <year>) and (<author> ...
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Show DOI in BibLaTeX bibliography if article only published online

I'm trying to display DOI in BibLaTeX bibliography if the relevant article has not yet been published online (i.e. fields are blank for issue, volume, page number, etc.)? I found this Biblatex: Print ...
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Biblatex, Bibliography, and \bibnamedash for treatises published in/as articles

Usually the texts of historical authors (e.g. Aristotle, Plato) are published as books. So, the BibLaTeX-entry would be book with the various fields for editor, introduction, translator, etc. used ...
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Biblatex - wont compile

Can't make tex compile when I include \usepackage{biblatex}, any solutions? I get the error Undefined control sequence. <argument> ...docsvlist \expandafter {\bbl@loaded}\ifboolexpr { not ...
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Biblatex + Beamer: missing citation abbreviation in the bibliography

I recently switched from using natbib to biblatex and observed some strange behavior trying to print the bibliography in a presentation using latex beamer. After experimenting quite a while I think I ...
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How to set up Bibtex

after 4 hours of searching for answers and trying everything I could I need specific help. I write a report and I want to include a bibliography. I still get these error messages: Empty ...
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How to use vancouver citation style with biber/biblatex?

i know how to use the vancouver citation style with bibtex, but i use biber in my project, but i don't know how to use the vancouver citation style there? i configured my tex file like this and added ...
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biblatex \fullcite in table

I am receiving an error when I try to use \fullcite{} in a table. Here is a code showing what I would like to accomplish: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[american]{babel} ...
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Biblatex: remove dots from abbreviated journal title

I am using the "authoryear" style in biblatex. In the bibliography, the journal name is abbreviated using dots (e.g. "Am. J. Epidemiol."). Is there a way to get rid of the dots to obtain "Am J ...
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What is the most elegant way to cite two things connected by a 'joining word' with biblatex?

This question is about author-year citations using biblatex where citations are set inline in parentheses. Sometimes, it is necessary to cite two authors and to specify some connection between them ...
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Bug: biblatex can not deal name prefix like “van der ”, Miktex updated on 2016.01.16

Firstly, hello everyone. I am new here : ) I am writing my phd thesis using MikTeX + TeXnicCenter and everything goes well, until I have updated MikTeX today. My Problem: The program gives an error ...
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\nocite{*} not working while using biblatex

I am trying to list all references on a paper I am writing, however only the cited documents are appearing. I have placed a \nocite{*} at the end of my document, and it is able to generate my ...
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Citing inline “AuthorYear” and “Title - Journal Name” in footnotes

This question is most similar to Citing Author inline and Year in footnotes. However, the respondents placed considerable effort in customizing the behavior of Year. I want to preserve the default ...
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Biblatex: iffieldequals appears to return true for false conditions

Question: I am using \iffieldequals{pubstate}{str} to test the pubstate of two different .bib entries. But even pubstate={foo}, it still behaves as if pubstate={str}. This is in response to the ...
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Biblatex replace title with alternate field

Question: I would like to replace the biblatex+biber title when a .bib entry does not contain a title. For example, if I have the entry: @article{key123, author = {Name AA and Name BB}, title = ...
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APA style quotes, year with parentheses, footcites, ibidem

I would like my citation style to be a footnote Author (Year) for the entire Author (Year) to be a hyperlink to the bibliography for repeated citations to be Ibid So far I can almost do it all. ...
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Customizing and Follow an MS WORD Template for bibliography styles

I don't want to use fully a particular bibliographic style. Instead, I want to customize it. For instance. I want all title of journal and conference articles enclosed in double quotes. While the ...
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What is the simplest way to extract a URL from a .bib entry for use in \href{}{} (probably using Biblatex)?

I am trying to define a new macro with the following syntax: \citeimg*{<bibkey>} The unstarred form should simply produce \citeauthor{<bibkey>}, \citetitle{<bibkey>}, ...
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Compound page numbers with single dash

One of my references has page numbers like 12-2, where 12 is the section and 2 the page in this section. I would like to cite this with citep[12-2]{xy} but it is converted into a double-dash page ...
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Change \footcite style

I use \footcite and \endnote for my note (I copied the related part only). \documentclass[report, 10.5pt, a4paper, oneside, openany, dvipdfmx]{jsarticle} %--citation ...
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Citing from an Encyclopedia with sub voce

I would like to cite from an encyclopedia. My advisor would like me to use s.v. (see 1. example here: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/S._v. ). I am currently using @incollection but adding s.v. to the ...
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Suppressing the retrieval date in biblatex-apa

I was wondering why biblatex-apa was not suppressing the urldate from being printed. So I looked around and I found the question Odd date output from biblatex-apa, but found out that it was more about ...
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Why pp. disappear in the Ref. when I add letters in the pages = “--”? [duplicate]

In the Ref. When I have @article{Common, . . Pages = "07104-07109", . .} I get pp. 07104-07109, which is perfect! But when the pages for example do have a letter such as letter B ...
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Extra } or forgotten \endgroup when using footcite in table

I have a problem using footcite of bibtex and \makesavenoteenv of footnote together. This is my (not so minimal) MnWE, where I am trying to use \footcite inside a table floating environment: ...
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Apa6, biblatex, and backend=bibtex

I have to use apa6 with biblatex and bibtex as the backend. Unfortunately, that doesn't really work although my approach seems ok (according to tons of other posts here). \documentclass[doc]{apa6} ...
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How can I add Volume/Series/Doi/ for Books

How can I add the Series for books as: @book{blaa, Author = {First Last}, Publisher = {GAGA Publishing}, Address = {New York, NY, USA}, Series = {Lecture Notes in Something Cool}, ...
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Looking for a suitable bibstyle

I am very new in BibLaTex. I need such a way to cite: Tropical cyclones (TCs), referring to hurricanes, typhoons, tropical storms, and weaker tropical depressions (Vitart et. al, 1997). ...
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How can I edit footnote style in memoir class when using biblatex-chicago?

I am using the memoir class for my theis together with package biblatex-chicago for my citations. When I compile my document I get the following warning from biblatex-chicago. Since you are using ...