{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: (/mnt/software/...
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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} \defaultfontfeatures{...
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Is there a tool to merge many .bib files to a main bib file avoiding duplicates?

For each article, I get a .bib file, then I have to copy it to the main bib file I'm using with bibtex. Is there tool, even outside of latex programming, to merge all .bib files to a single one and ...
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Combine \footcite with \citeauthor

I'm fairly new on using LaTex, so maybe this is a really simple question to answer. I've rewritten the whole question due to the comments made. What I'm trying to do is to declare my own command that ...
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Biblatex : date range inherited from parent with crossref

In the following example, the @article inherits its date from the @mvbook, but doesn't display the range correctly (cf. screenshot). If I remove {date=1983} from the @article in my .bib file, the ...
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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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\DeclareSourcemap filter by \perrefsection

Is it possible to filter within a DeclareSourceMap a specific refsection, just like the filename? I would like to use the same bib-file in two refsection. While the first refsection contains the "...
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Creating a legal bibliography and citation style from scratch

General infos I'm a law student in Switzerland and I discovered about a week the beauty of LaTeX after having a big fight with MSWord (over pretty much everything). I got around the basics (paper ...
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LyX, Biblatex, ClassicThesis: How can I avoid line breaks in citations?

I suspect I am not the only person with this problem but I cannot find any solution for it: I am writing a thesis using LyX and the classicthesis template. I manage my bibliography with Zotero but ...
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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. [2,4-6,8]...
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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: right reference order in multiple bibliography lists and wrong reference order in cite

I have several bibliography lists with ynt sorting order each. When I cite references from the list I need [1-4] sorting instead of [1,3,2,4]. \documentclass{report} \usepackage[defernumbers=true, ...
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Biblatex not working, wrong \printbilbiography

Hello I was looking through the forum on how to do citations at footnotes and got the this code example, which was working for people but not for me. I just get a "²foo12" instead of the reference. I ...
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getting started with Texmaker biblatex and biber

i try to create a simple tex document which uses \cite. my problem is not the document itself, but the software to get properly set up. i am using ubuntu mate 16.04 LTS i installed texmaker 4.5 - ...
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“Missing \begin{document}” error when compiling bib file (Biber)

I'm getting a "missing \begin{document}" error when trying to compile the following .bib file (using the F6 key in TeXstudio): @Online{tagstore, author = {Karl Voit}, title = {tagstore --- ...
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Biblatex with BiBTeX backend, Same Footnumbers and Bibliography Numbers, while different Style in Footnote and Bibliography

fellow TeX-enthusiasts! I'm using Biblatex with the BibTeX backend (Please don't tell me I need to use Biber, it don't work an my system for some reason...) I have two problems, which I can solve ...
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Sorting citations using \cites command in biblatex produces error

Sorting citations using \cites command in biblatex with Sorting citations using \cites command in biblatex worked fine but doesn't work anymore with TexLive 2016. Error produced with the minimal ...
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Biblatex causing undefined control sequence error at \begin{document}

I've been having this problem for quite some time now but can't figure it out and it's driving me crazy. I'm new to latex and can't find any already answered question that can help me sort it out, so ...
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Inserting tilde ~ in Latex

A very simple question that is How can I insert ~ that goes above the letter in Latex? Thanks
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bibtex with style=phys sorts references according to order in .bib file even though sorting option is set to none

I use the biblatex-phys style package for biblatex with the preamble \usepackage[style=phys,sorting=none,backend=bibtex]{biblatex}. Although the part sorting=none,backend=bibtex is superfluous since ...
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Automatically citing all entries with keyword

Is there a way with biblatex to automatically cite all papers with a certain keyword or from a certain resource, while keeping the original citation order and adding the uncited publications at the ...