{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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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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How to activate syntax highlighting for multiple references in TexStudio?

I want to enable highlighting for multiple references command \parencites {} of Biblatex package the same as of a similar command for one reference \parencite {} using TexStudio editor. The image ...
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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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Ignore Spaces in Author Name

I am using the alphabetic biblatex style together with the option maxalphanames=1. How can I make biblatex ignore any spaces in the author name during label generation? % arara: pdflatex % arara: ...
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Abbreviating a name in biblatex when first name is missing

This is now a follow-up to Prevent abbreviation of names for anonymous work with biblatex, itself a follow-up to Abbreviate resolved abbreviations in authors' first names in biblatex. In short, I ...
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biblatex: label construction with apostrophe

How can I customize biblatex labels to show the unaltered author's last name? In the following LaTeX example I define a custom alphabetic label style: \documentclass{scrbook} ...
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Shorttitle in collections in biblatex

I'm using the style verbose-trad2 in biblatex. I have some bibliographical incollection items which refer to a collection item via the field crossref. The collection item has a shorttitle item which ...
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Shared first authors in bibliography

In my field it is common to have shared first authorship for authors who “contributed equally to the work” (as shared first authorship is usually defined). The “proper” way of citing publications with ...
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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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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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Combine class and Biblatex citations

I have 3 articles that use biblatex citations and all of them have a reference-list in the end. Now I'd like to combine all three articles in a main document using the combine-class. However, how can ...
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Cite all @article-s in the bibliography (BiBLaTeX)

Is there any way to cite all articles in the bibliography (i.e. BiBTeX entries with @article type)? I know there is a type option in the \printbibliography command. I want something like ...
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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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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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Sorting bibliography by specific first author name and then year

I am using biblatex package. I am including all bibitems in a document. I want to sort items first by the author X when he is first author, seconds etc and then by year. Is there any simple way of ...
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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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Biblatex ibid in lowercase if prenote is present

I've defined my own biblatex style (see MWE) which uses citations in footnotes. I've patched the prenote command, because otherwise biblatex writes the prenote text in lowercase (note: I don't want to ...
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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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Link biblatex bibliography to citations without printing backrefs

In my biblatex bibliography, I have numbers like [1] next to my references. When I click on the citation [1], it links to the bibliography [1] (thanks to the hyperref package). Is there a way to have ...
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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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biblatex autocite inbook has been referenced but does not exist

When clicking on the link in the footnote that should jump to the first appearances of a source, it is jumped to the first page of the document instead. What I have so far: .bib: ...
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Beginners guide for biblatex BY EXAMPLE

I decided to turn the original question into several questions and simplified the basic one. Many thanks to Alan Munn. I would like to use biblatex, however I found no simple guide for beginners BY ...
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Typeset a bibliography with entries in several different languages

What is the best way to typeset a bibliography that contains several entries in a number of different language scripts like Latin, Cyrillic, Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese. The question centers ...
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TeXstudio - Make recognition of bibliography changes work with output_directory parameter

I have a problem regarding TeXstudio (on a Windows machine, using MiKTeX) and the output_directory parameter of biber. I changed this parameter together with the pdflatex parameter aux-directory, so ...
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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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I need to be able to mention ancient authors with biblatex

Good night, I need to do appointments style Livio, 1,7 or polybio 1,22, for example, using the package biblatex, it knows someone since I can do this?. When I use [1,7] for example, the results is ...
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Format note field given date according to the given style

I have the following entry in my biblio.bib: @article{author1:2015, author={author1 and author2, title={Something good}, journal={A very good journal}, year=2015, month=jun, volume=26, ...
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biblatex footcite style

I'm currently using biblatex and biber for my bibliography. While using bibstyle=alphabetic and citestyle=alphabetic generates the desired output, I want to edit the footcite format. As you might ...
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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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making citations bold latex

Simple problem I am having I apologise for the simplicity but my google skills seem to be lacking and I cannot find an answer speedily.I am using MiKTeX 2.9 and have a successful bibliography without ...
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biblatex : avoid redundant information, the return

I've been happily using the solution found by Paul Stanley to the question I asked last year : http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/172777/50288 However, there's one detail that bothers me, and I can't ...
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How do I suppress the repetition of \nameaddon information in a biblatex-chicago bibliography?

I am using the nameaddon field to include death dates of certain authors in my bibliography (biblatex-chicago with Biber backend). Thanks to @moewe I am using \AtEveryCitekey{\clearfield{nameaddon}} ...
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biblatex custom style no numbering in bibliography

se community, i would like to write my masters thesis in tex using miktex + texstudio. i wrote my bachelors thesis using bibtex and now switched to biblatex + biber. i was searching for a citation ...
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How do I cite both author and year in biblatex-mla?

I'm wondering if there's an efficient way to cite both the author and year, similar to what you get with biblatex's \textcite i.e. Author (year), when using biblatex-mla. Right now I'm using a quite ...
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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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Australian date formatting with Biblatex and APA style?

In my references I'd like my dates to be written as "day month year". I've been able to achieve this following the top answer here Formatting dates “day month year” with biblatex. However, as soon as ...
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Continuing pages need a heading

I am trying to modify a .cls file to write down my thesis, in particular I am trying to add modify the CITED LITERATURE, and allow Continuing pages to have heading, CITED LITERATURE (Continued). Any ...
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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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Centering bibliography title in biblatex - tried every suggestion on Google

I know this question has answers on this site already, but none of them worked! I am using biblatex with the historian style for my history day paper. My teacher requires the bibliography heading be ...
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“And” between last and second last cite using the \footcites command and authoryear-icomp

When using \footcites all cites are equally separated by \multicitedelim. However, I would like the last two cites to be separated by "and". With certain limitations, this is possible with \textcites ...
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Print year after author in bibliography

I am trying to get my bibliography sorted. So far I have managed to get it looking like this: Note:The page number for reference one is messed up in this minimal example, but it works fine on my ...
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Capitalize words after colon in biblatex

I'm trying to use biblatex and biber to emulate, as best as possible, the default capitalization of bibtex's plain style. (I'm switching to biber/biblatex because of the better formatting options and ...