I am trying to create foot citations in my document. However I keep getting the following warning:

LaTeX Warning: Citation 'A01' on page 1 undefined on input line 21.
LaTeX Warning: Empty bibliography on input line 23.

The output I get for the footcite is "A01". Since for some reason if doesn't associate the book info with A01 although it is right there.

The example I am trying to use is:


  author = {Author, A.},
  year = {2001},
  title = {Alpha},


\textheight=150pt% just for the example


Some text.\footcite{A01}


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    You need to compile your document with biber as well. Did you? – Werner Sep 23 '13 at 19:32

TeXnicCenter has no prebuild profile for compiling LaTeX and biber.

Press Alt+F7, copy an existing one (LaTeX => PDF), rename it to LaTeX => biber PDF and change the call for bibtex to biber, for example:

C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex\bin\bibtex.exe  


C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex\bin\biber.exe  

Now change in TexnicCenter the compiling method from LaTeX => PDF to the new LaTeX => biber PDF and compile three times.

That should it be, if there are no other problems ...

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