{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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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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lualatex and polyglossia with \setdefaultlanguage{german} does not work after recent texlive update

Here is a minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{german} \begin{document} Hallo Welt! \end{document} And here is the error message: ...
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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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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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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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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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biblatex authoryear-icomp parenthesis in footnotes and textcite

By typing Some text \autocite[88]{A01}. Now Textcite \textcite[88]{A01} I try to achieve the following output: Using this answer, I do get the footnotes right. Unfortunately, there are brackets ...
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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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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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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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Indexing complex [postnote] contents with biblatex

I am currently using biblatex to produce an index of ancient authors, like so:- Author, On Conundrums, II, 77.3--5, 1 II, 77.10--12, 2 II, 100, 5--6, 3 Where II is the volume number ...
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english bibliography when main language is not english with polyglossia

I use lualatex, or xelatex, and biberand bibaltexand polyglosia to compile my document. I prefer to load biblatex first if possible. I want the french language as main language for the document, but ...
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Multiple bibliographies without repetitions

I know of multibib and some related packages but, as far as I understand, they do not seem to fit perfectly my needs. I would like to do the following. A main bibliography would list all items cited ...
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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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\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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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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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, 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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Biblatex square brackets around athoryear style in Bibliography

I've done a lot of looking and have found solutions to this for citations, but not for the bibliography "tags". My professor has asked me to use the style: "[author, year]" in my bibliography. I'm ...
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Main.tex not compiling well with TexStudios, though worked on overleaf

I have a project consisting of multiple files. The master file is main.tex, there are chapters, and a bibliography called MyBib.bib. Everything was working fine on overleaf, but on my own pc with ...
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How to update BibLatex and biber manually on Windows?

How can I update my bibLatex and biber on my Windows 7. I currently have biber 2.3 and biblatex 3.0 I have a file called "thesis.tex" and a reference file called "ThesisRef.bib" I am using the ...
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Cell style for biblatex

Is there a citation style for biblatex for the Cell format? There seems to be one for bibtex, but I can't find one for biblatex. This answer gives a number of other formats including APA (which is ...
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Redefining `scriptsize` and `smartcite` size

I'm trying to change the size of indices, both super- and sub-. I thought that by redefining \scriptsize it would do the trick, but it doesn't. Also, I tried to redefine \textsuperscript, but it ...
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Biblatex - Citation order different from Reference order

I am using biblatex with biber option. Is there a way to use the ieee style with citation being number in brakets, ordered by order of appearance but to have the references displayed with ...
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error in bbl file: You can't use `\spacefactor' in vertical mode

When I include my bibliography I get a "You can't use `\spacefactor' in vertical mode" error as it reads in the bbl file. If I open the bbl file and delete these lines, my book compiles normally: ...
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Error when combining biblatex, hyperref and latexdiff

I've stumbled upon a weird incompatibility between the hyperref and biblatex packages and latexdiff. If there is an added citation with more authors than the biblatex maxcitenames parameter, then I ...
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Adjust sorting for specific custom biblatex bibliography driver

I am currently writing a custom bibliography driver in a authoryear style, because I had to introduce a new bibtex type called "din-norm", which then in turn I will use to cite a DIN Norm (which is ...
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Problem with authoryear-icomp and ibidem in citation using BibLaTeX in LyX

With some tricks explained here: https://wiki.lyx.org/BibTeX/Biblatex, I'm happily using BibLaTeX (3.3) with LyX (2.1.4). With some other tricks found on http://tex.stackexchange.com I've obtained ...
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Multiple global bibliographies and local bibliographies after each section for non-global entries

I am trying to realize the following: A large document spanning multiple sections with bibliographies after each section several academic profiles at the end, each including a list of own ...
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bibliography style in latex

can someone please tell me what is this bibliography style example : Brei, Michael, and Matthieu Charpe. “Currency depreciations, financial transfers, and firm heterogeneity.” Emerging Markets ...
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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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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 ...