{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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MultiMarkDown and biblatex citations

I'm using Scrivener to produce LaTeX output with MultiMarkDown. MultiMarkDown uses natbib by default, so footnotes look like this code snips: \footnote{~\citep[<prenote>]{<key>}} The ...
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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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Biblatex, Use of prefixnumber changes indentation of all subbibliographies

I have a problem with my three subbibliographies. I am using two styles numeric and alphabetic. In one of the subbibliographies I would like to use a prefixnumber. Unfortunately this affects also the ...
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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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Compress 5-6 to 5f. in a citation's postnote: \rangelen in \ifnumequal

I am trying to automatically convert page ranges in a postnote given as, e.g., \textcite[4-5]{Smi83} to 4f. iff the range is exactly two pages long. It appears that biblatex' \rangelen is made for ...
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Convert bib file from BibTeX to biblatex

I have a bib file that I have been using with BibTeX for a number of years. I have now switched to creating my bibliographies with biber and the biblatex package. Every once in a while I need to ...
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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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Biblatex Ibid. citations inside longtabu environment

When using ibid citations inside a longtabu whilst on a page that already has a citation on it, the citation is ibid regardless of whether the author has been cited on that page already or not. ...
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Biblatex (footcite) and microtype

Biblatex is configured so that all author names are written in small caps and microtype is set to to adjust the spacing between the small cap letters a la \SetTracking{ encoding = *, shape = sc }{ 45 ...
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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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Citations with same first author and date with apa style: no letter generated

I use the package biblatex with biber to generate my bibliography. I have some references with the same first author and the same year but no letter is inserted to make the distinction possible. I saw ...
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'proper' clickable hyperlinks with biblatex, natbib and hyperref — (Author, Year) style

Based on some experimenting and some reading (here on http://tex.stackexchange.com) I might have solved first issue I had. I have kept a strikeout-version of the first issue so that people have a ...
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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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xelatex biblatex russian indexing

I use the xelatex with the biblatex package and with indexing author names. The biber works fine with bibliography of books in English and in Russian. The author index is generated. In the ...
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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 Customization and Problem with Babel

When I try to change the order of url and url date in biblatex via renewing url+urldate macro, errors arise. But it works fine when I disable babel. Errors: ./mwe.tex:43: Use of \\blx@imc@bibstring ...
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Ignoring first names when sorting citations with biblatex

I am writing a custom citation style, and am attempting to write the sorting rules. I want the names in the bibliography to be sorted by last name only, ignoring all first names and initials. However, ...
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Biblatex's \printbibliography not working

I am a beginner with LaTeX, so it might be something really obvious that I am missing. I am using TeXstudio as an editor if it makes any difference. I have the following code in my .tex file: ...
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Make BibLaTeX show the full bibliography entry of used sources as a footnote on the page they are used on

I am trying to get the combined effect of biblatex's \footfullcite and \cite in the way that it detects multiple cites from the same source and assigns the same number to them. On every page this ...
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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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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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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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No citations/bibliography processed/produced when using \include

I use TextMate 2 to write my LaTeX documents. I've noticed that when I use \include to add chapters, my citations don't process, whereas when I use \input, they do. I would like my document to have ...
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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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How to use the Multi Bibliography resource from biblatex with beamer?

I am working with beamer and biblatex. I am writing a series of lectures and I want each one of them to have a separate bibliographical reference. I am running pdflatex foo.tex biber foo.bcf ...
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Print text when bibliography is empty

With biblatex, I'm looking for a way to check if the bibliography is empty, and if so, print some custom text. Something along the lines of this pseudocode: \ifempty\thebibliography [[ no ...
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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 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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Configure R Studio to use Biber for APA on Beamer Slides (Biblatex + Biber + R Studio + MiKTeX)

I'm trying to generate with R Studio a beamer presentation that uses backend=biber option. Here is my MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[american]{babel} \usepackage{csquotes} %apa requires ...
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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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How can I remove the year label of the misc type in biblatex?

I would like to remove the year label, if it is undefined. What I get: EC No 197/38 2012 (n.d.) But it should be: EC No 197/38 2012 In the bibliography I get this, but it is correct for ...
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Biblatex: subdivided categories

I'm trying to create a complex subdivided bibliography for my Master thesis using: \DeclareBibliographyCategory{primary} \DeclareBibliographyCategory{secondary} \addtocategory{primary}{primaire} ...
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Custom bibliography and footcite styles

I use the following packages with the document class article: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{tocloft} ...
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Removing additional middle name with biblatex

i'm using biblatex with apa style. I have some authors that have too many middle names. It give me something like this : Licht, C. M. M., de Geus, E. J. C., van Dyck, R., & Penninx, B. W. J. ...
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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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Excluding items cited in another .tex file from biblatex bibliography?

Suppose I have two .tex files, each of which must have a bibliography. However, I want the bibliography in the second file to contain only citations that are not in the first. As an example: ...
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Adding “see:” and “: pg. ##” to Biblatex/apalike/authoryear-comp in XeLaTeX

In the Mimic BibTeX "apalike" with BibLaTeX - (biblatex-apa broken?) the answer supplied is working fine until one needs to add a page number or "see:" to the citation the whole thing gets ...
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biblatex style verbose, beamer an color in block

I use biblatex with citestyle verbose inside beamer. With this style, the name of the author is automatically colored, and also the title. That is a nice feature ... except if you cite your a work ...
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Still about how to set configuration files to print the bibliography with Vim and biber

Although I read some posts on this site about vim and biber, still I'm not able to compile correctly. Following some suggestion, I put in my texcr (at line 96) TexLet g:Tex_MultipleCompileFormats = ...
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biblatex: How to modify the ieee-alphabetic to group papers by authors?

When using the ieee-alphabetic template for biblatex, it gives [author1-year1; author1-year2; ...; auhtor2-year1; author2-year2,....] in my pdf. I manage to get the years arranged in the numerical ...
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Specifying bbl in Latex2rtf using Lyx

I'm trying to export a Lyx-file (lyx) to a RTF-file with Latex2rtf using Lyx. I've already generated a bbl-file by writing following commands in the Terminal: latex file.tex bibtex file.aux I've ...
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Who can help me to create a *.bbx file?

I was trying to find a suitable bbx style, but found none. So I decided to make my own. Then I realized that all the \DeclareBibliographyDriver, \usebibmacro and so on is too complicated for me, I ...
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turn the first author into hyperlinks using BibLaTeX and hyperref

I want to turn the first author into hyperlinks using BibLaTeX and hyperref- I found this related question that aims to turn titles into hyperlinks in verbose mode using BibLaTeX and hyperref. I did ...
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Winedit problem with biblatex (cygwin1.dll)

I have a strange bug occurring when I compile my tex file with pdftexify in winedt 8.2 (I have a win7 64bit machine) First, I have set biber.exe in the Winedt execution modes screen. All the packages ...
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Cannot convert to Chicago style in biblatex-chicago with notes

could you please help me! I need to convert a text to Chicago style with short notes and bibliography afterwards, like this: as Dahl has shown,56 Notes 56. Dahl, Democracy, Chs 1 and 2. ...
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Problems with updated biblatex 2.9 in TeX Live 2014

I have problems after updating all Tex Live 2014. This is the error in .log: Package biblatex Warning: File 'Desarrollo.bbl' is wrong format version - expected 2.4. biblatex version which is ...
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Reference(Source) directly under the caption

Is there a way to write the refernce of a figure directly under the Figure? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage[backend=biber, ...