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What is the reason to put a tilde between “p.”/“page” and the number?

When citing a page, the Biblatex manual puts a tilde between "p."/"page" and the number: \footcite[Cp.][p.~23]{Smith-2013} Why? I actually have never really googled for this and now that I have, I ...
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Unwanted extra lines appearing in bibliography

When I compiled a very lengthy paper with a lengthy bibliography, I noticed that at some places in the bibliography, an extra line had been entered between entries: I tried to cut down the document ...
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151 views

How to remove the space between “pp.” and the page numbers

I'm trying to create a preamble that matches the "interesting" form of Harvard that my University insists on using. I'm almost there but need a method to remove the space between pp. and the page ...
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1answer
197 views

Suppress \unspace command to force biblatex to add spaces (DIN 1505)

DIN 1505 requires breakable interword spaces in front of punctuation. A bibliography entry is supposed to look like this: Lastname1, Firstname1 ; Lastname2, Firstname2: Title : Subtitle [...] ...
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Unwanted extra spaces are included before and after backslashes in biblatex URL

I have a biblatex reference with a URL field. However, every backslash is surrounded by spaces. I am using \usepackage[sorting=nyt, citestyle=authoryear, bibstyle=authoryear, isbn=false, ...
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134 views

No spacing between citations

I'm trying to eliminate the space between the numbers in multiple citations, and I've tried using the \usepackage[compress]{natbib} and \usepackage[nospace]{cite} packages and commands to do it, but I ...
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Increase vertical spacing in bibliography using biblatex with bibtex backend

I'm rather new to the whole TeX experience and try to make a template to use for my masters thesis. Everything has been smooth except getting the references/bibliography right. I've spent numerous ...
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350 views

In biblatex have author name listed as `Doe, J.D.` in the references (i.e. no space between initials)

To have author names be listed as e.g. Doe, J.D. in the references (i.e. no space between initials). I use in my .bbx file: \ExecuteBibliographyOptions { firstinits = true, terseinits = ...
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504 views

How to reduce the spacing between punctuation and the superscript citation

I'm using biblatex with the autocite=superscript option, so I can use \autocite to switch the interpunction and a superscript citation when the \autocite command is placed before an period or comma. ...
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1answer
183 views

biblatex: space after modified bibnamedash when followed by “ed.”

I have run into a problem concerning spacing after bibnamedash and was hoping to find help here. I have modified \bibnamedash with \renewcommand{\bibnamedash}{\rule[3pt]{3em}{.6pt}} to get a 3-em ...
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1answer
176 views

Citing in mla style using & adjusting authortitle-ticomp (and not biblatex-mla)

MLA without biblatex-mla I'd like to set a document conforming to the MLA style. As I was recommended elsewhere, I don't want to do this with biblatex-mla, but instead use the more robust styles that ...
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2answers
330 views

Weird gaps in bibliography, list of figures, etc

I have a very strange problem with my list of figures, list of tables and bibliography which I can't figure out. There are unnecessary gaps between the lines. Any idea what could be wrong here? ...
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665 views

Beamer: Strange spacing in references with biblatex apa-style

I stumbled upon these two spacing errors (marked with red numbers): I guess the first space is not really an error, but simply English spacing (\nonfrenchspacing). Can it be turned off (without ...
3
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2answers
379 views

biblatex backref – how to add spaces around the dash?

I am using biblatex with backref=true, which generates ranges as e.g. 34–37. How can I make it e.g. 34 – 37? The spaces should be non-breakable. I have tried to redefine \bibrangedash, but with no ...
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140 views

Space characters in text citations after page

I am using biblatex for my citations. To cite I use \citep[123]{author}. This gets (Lastname, 2010, p.____5) Reading the biblatex documentation I am overwhelmed. I found how to compress ranges how ...
7
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1answer
280 views

Spaces before biblatex-mla shorttitles

I'm using LuaLaTeX with the biblatex-mla style for \autocites* quotes in my text. But before shorttitles like "OED" the spaces are missing. How can they be inserted? Here is a minimal working example: ...
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1answer
438 views

biblatex: different output for one, two, or three authors

I'm using/customizing the verbose style in biblatex. This is the desired output, depending on the number of authors (just focussing on the authors): Apple, Anthony. Title. [⇦ 1 author] Banana, ...
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1answer
504 views

Biblatex[-chicago, authordate] footnote on first cite. Extra space put in parencite

Following http://www.texdev.net/2010/03/08/biblatex-numbered-citations-as-footnotes/ I made the following minimal example, that put the full citation in a margin note for the first time, when using ...
2
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1answer
466 views

\fullcite without indent in biblatex

I'm using \fullcite to produce in-margin-note citations as per my older question. I've almost got the behavior I want, but biblatex's \fullcite command inserts a leading indent before the citation ...
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1answer
142 views

Double spaces caused by biblatex \volcite

I encountered some double (i.e. too wide) spaces in front of my BibLaTeX references today, and it turns out these only crop up with \volcite when using a postnote. Consider the following example: ...
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biblatex/multicol: Incorrect vertical space after bibliography heading

I'm trying to typeset a bibliography inside a multicols environment, but with the heading as a single column (using multicols' optional argument). I've noticed that the vertical space between the ...
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Bibliography spacing with BibLaTeX (and two columns)

I need to fine tune the distances marked as A, B, C and D in the figure below. Any suggestions? In particular, I would like B=0pt, and the other three to be small. I am using BibLaTeX and two ...
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How can I put more space between bibliography entries (biblatex)

My bibliography (made with biblatex) has all items close to each other. I would like to introduce some space between them, e.g. half a line. How can I do this?
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Reduce spacing in bibliography using biblatex

How can you control (in my case reduce) the spacing of the bibliography in biblatex? I used to use \begin{spacing}{0.9} \bibliographystyle{plain} \bibliography{refs} \end{spacing} and ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

How to correctly position biblatex \autocite?

I'm using biblatex 1.2a and \autocite because I don't know if the final format of the book will require inline or superscript citations. Seems the correct usage of \autocite is preceding it by a ...
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biblatex: Putting thin spaces between initials

This question led to a new feature in a package: biblatex Robert Bringhurst, The Elements of Typographic Style, rule 2.1.5 states "Add little or no space within strings of initials." If ...
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biblatex, hyperref and punctuation issue

And a little bit more biblatex stuff: I've noticed that, when using hyperref, there is an issue in form of an ugly space between the citation and the punctuation (be it comma or period). Please, take ...
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785 views

hyperlinks in biblatex

I'm making a biblatex style to solve an issue with the standard styles: if you have a reference with a doi field, it just prints the DOI number, with a clickable link if hyperref is enabled. But a ...