{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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Bibliography style per language with biblatex/polyglossia?

This is a followup to Russian and Japanese and biblatex oh my. I've got a lot further now, using the polyglossia-enabled bib latex and writing my own Japanese csquotes and lbx files, but now I'm ...
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Russian and Japanese and biblatex oh my

I'm trying to typeset a book with bibliography entries in English, Russian and Japanese. Getting the bibliography to work right is driving me mad. I have got pretty close (I think) by cobbling ...
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Unconventional bibliography style with BibLaTeX

Introduction I am required to use bibliography style, that is so far from anything made with BibLaTeX I have been able to find, that I do not have an idea how to achieve it. I am pretty confident ...
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Unexpected behaviour with sorting option, multiple ref context and biblist (biblatex 3.0)

I have a large bibliography file where the vast majority of entries are annotated (and annotations can (and do) contain \cite commands). I have to produce a list of the annotated entries displaying ...
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Notes and page bibliography on verso pages

I thought this would sound crazy, but there have been similar questions already: Placing text and footnotes on separate pages A pagestyle with note taking area on the verso page Figures on left ...
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What is the difference between a biblatex literal and string?

Some biblatex fields are of type 'literal' and some are of type 'string'. What is the difference between the two types? Given that 'string' is used for the ID, it would make sense if a string must ...
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Is it possible to add entries to the bibliography based on keyword using Biblatex/Biber and within the document code?

I would like to print a bibliography which includes all entries with a certain keyword (and possibly some additional entries). I know that I can filter by keyword when I print the bibliography using ...
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Is it possible to allow linebreaks in the ISBN number of (auto-generated) bibliography files?

I hope it's not a duplicate but I was not able to find a solution. I generate my *.bib file using Citavi. The problem is, that if the ISBN number is near the end of the line it generates overfull ...
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Hyperlink with authoryear-comp in beamer

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{xpatch} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backend=biber]{biblatex} \addbibresource{biblatex-examples.bib} ...
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Problems citing letters published in articles in biblatex-chicago

I'm having trouble citing @letters printed as part of an @article using biblatex-chicago. This is my MWE: \documentclass[utf8,12pt,letterpaper]{report} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Line breaks in underlined citations

I've been looking for a solution to automatically highlight citations to the works of a specific author using biblatex, but the question is still unanswered and I'm lacking time at the moment to ...
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Refer to complex note-like citations

I have recently asked this question about complex note like citations: (How to achieve full compression of references with biber and add comments to grouped citations?) There, I was looking for a ...
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Modifying the oscola citation style

I would like to make several modifications to the oscola citation style, but have little experience with modifying biblatex styles. I'm hoping these are not difficult modifications and that someone ...
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Spurious punctuation in xelatex + biblatex + Cyrillic or Greek

Biblatex has a mechanism that prevents spurious punctuation. Generally, it works fine but fails with xetex and some languages. The MWE below compiles fine with pdflatex but with xelatex yields double ...
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Biblatex. Sorted references in footnote

I want to do something like that. I prefer option sorting=nyt in Biblatex. But with command \sfcite{} I don't have sort order like in References. Question 1: Is there a way to sort \sfcite{} before ...
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Custom authoryear bibstyle to match German dinat

I use biblatex in my document like this: \usepackage[backend=biber, hyperref=true, sorting=none, url=true, isbn=false, ...
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How to write a custom biblatex bbx file: no formatting, just plain data

I'd like to have a biblatex style which would output something along the lines of \begin{journalentry} \label{label} \lastname{Smith} \firstname{John} \date{1988} \title{A clever paper} \journal{Some ...
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Document Bibliographies with CJK and Pandoc

Very new to LaTeX and only limited exposure via pandoc, I'm converting markdown English article that contains Japanese and Korean bibliography sources to PDF via LaTeX using pandoc, which allows the ...
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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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Reference the number from a specific footnote later in the document

I am using Biblatex, Biber backend, and autocite for all of my references. I found this question (Biblatex: footnote citations. Two references to footnote in same slide), but it was never answered and ...
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BibLaTeX’s supercite superscript reference above punctuation

I’d like to have the superscript numbers for citation when using \autocite{} on top of the punctuation sign (comma or full stop only; obviously it won’t work properly with exclamation or quotation ...
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Biblatex, hyperlink postnote

I want postnotes for inline citations to be hyperlinked, i.e. I want the authorname, year, and any postnotes hyperlinked (but not prenotes!). I've used the answer here to get authorname hyperlinked, ...
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Biblatex: newline among pageback references in margin

I'm using the solution by karlkoeller to biblatex: pagebackref reference in the flush right margin and like the result. However, the list of backrefs does not break to a newline which is problematic ...
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Help with a custom references style

So...I'm not the only one who needs to use some custom style in their bibliography. As I'm annoyed with using office word editors I would like to create a tex template that I can use over and over and ...
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Mixing footcite with numerical citation style

I would like to use \footcite primarily when citing, but every now and then I want to refer to a reference as part of a sentence. These in-text references would ideally be formatted like Ref. ...
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BibLaTeX, vim-latex and \xxxcites

He, the vim-latex module for vim, provides a very nice feature: inserting a reference with the F9 key, which opens a window where you can look for the reference to insert. However, it does not seem to ...
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How to use biblatex to organise relevant literature for a thesis or paper most efficiently?

I've been using LaTeX to write any kind of document for some years. Some years ago I also discovered biblatex which is great. In fact, I've never used bibtex seriously and directly jumped upon the ...
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Can a bibliography driver choose where to put a pinpoint reference / postnote?

I'm writing a bibliography driver to handle case citations in a particular style (AGLC, not that it matters). Normal citations follow a standard format: {prenote} {name} {note} {postnote} So, ...
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Showing just the pages in a segment when using biblatex and backref=true

I'm using biblatex to manage bibliographies, and the backref=true option to: print back references in the bibliography. The back references are a list of page numbers indicating the pages on ...
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How to create a list of articles including the references in each?

I want to create a list of articles and the references included in each article. I tried the following Create a list of references using the \nocite{bibtexkey}. In the bibtex file I have entries ...
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How to parse BIB file to a known TeX structure?

I'm becoming a TeXist by profession these days. This is the first real challenge from my new employer: I was asked if I could take a look at this problem and improve the current state, if it's ...
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How to make biblatex treat the prenote like an author list?

I am trying to customize a biblatex citation style (adapted from biblatex-juradiss). I have the problem that in my text I use many \cite commands which have two or more authors given in the prenote, ...
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Use alias with booktitle in biber

I have several different works that are part of a single collection with a very long name, e.g., @incollection{item1, title={Some article}, booktitle={Very Long Collection of Obscure Conference ...
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\sidecites command for biblatex and Tufte LaTeX?

A terrific answer to a question about fine-tuning citation positions with the Tufte-BibLaTeX combination provided a \sidecite command with an optional offset parameter. It works like a charm. Can ...
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how to create separate bibliography per chapter in lyx

I am writing a book and I have separate .lyx file for every chapter (i.e., chapter1.lyx, chapter2.lyx...). In the main file, I have included all these files as child document. Now, when I want to ...
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Why pdfLatex compilation fails after I add a footnote with protected citation?

I recently started learning LaTeX for the sheer beauty of it. As much as my document looks pretty my code is ugly as hell. I'm using Kile on Windows 10, and BiblateX with BibteX backend (dropped the ...
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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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Latex-Suite \ref completion and biblatex for multiple files

The reference completion is working fine for me for single file projects. However when I have a project with a *latexmain file reference completion does not work. I read the documentation and it ...
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How to combine fnpct with offset-adjustable footcite command?

The tufts-book class provides a \sidenote-command with an optional offset parameter, that allows the sidenote to be vertically adjusted. I use biblatex' \footcite command to get citations in the ...
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Citing references in a pagenote with author index and backrefs in bibliography at once

I have a question about citing references in page notes. I would like the backrefs in the bibliography to include the page number of the text where the page note citation number occurs. I would also ...
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macvim and latex-sutie: autocompletion of \cite{} using [F9] is glitchy

I am using a Macbook Pro to write some papers using latex, macvim, and latex-suite. I like the [F9] bibliography autocompletion for \cite{}, which comes really handy. However, the function is really ...
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Printindex with biblatex prints the complet bibliography at the end of the last chapter

I'm using biblatex to print a bibliography in every chapter of my thesis. I decided to add a "Bibliography Index" at the end of the document and I could do it following some of the suggestions written ...
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How to deal with “please cite as” using biblatex and biber

Often, when working with online resources and online databases, you get statements such as the following: When refering to the site in publications please cite the following references: AJG ...
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Remove “et al.” only from citation and maintain it in bibliography

I'm using authoryear style (biblatex) and I want to remove "et al" from (in-text) citation while showing only the first author name in it. But I want to show "et al." in bibliography (maxbibname=3). ...
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Linebreak of URL in bib in own bibstyle

I have to use my own bibstyle for my thesis, but I have some trouble with longer URLs, which do not break correctly at the end of a line. Here's my MWE: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[ ...
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Bibliography entry for a volume of a book which has its own (sub-)title

I am wondering how to use biblatex for a bibliographical entry for a book in two volumes which have (sub-)titles of their own. I am expecting something similar to the first entry in my exemplary ...
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biblatex 3.0+ - bibliography with different sorting schemes but unique labels

With biblatex version 2.x or earlier, one can write something like \printbibliography [category = cited, sorting = none, title = {References}] \printbibliography [notcategory = cited, sorting = ...
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Making a newspaper entrytype based on the article entrytype

I'm having a great deal of difficulty with defining a newspaper entrytype and adjusting the citation style to match my university's guidelines. I'm required to use Harvard format, so my newspaper ...
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Chicago-style citations of CJK documents #2

I'm regularly citing East Asian material in styles similar to HJAS (but sometimes in the author-date style). This has been possible thanks to the ingenious solution offered in Chicago-style citations ...
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biblatex-chicago, cmsdate=both with same origdate and date

On the subject of the date field in the author-date style, the biblatex-chicago manual states on p. 87: If the original publication dates — in the origdate field — are the same, and the reprint dates ...