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Questions tagged [biblatex]

{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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Citations with biblatex and natbib compatibility mode

I recently changed from BibTeX to biblatex and now struggle to have my citations in my text as I want them to and the same in my bibliography. I'd like to have it for 2 authors like that: ...
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Modifying bibliography with biblatex/biber (apa-style) location+publisher+doi

Concerning the citation and bibliography of my thesis, some issues I could solve myself, with others I got help. But here is where I'm stuck: If there is a book or bookchapter that's got a doi, ...
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What citation package to use

As far as I can tell the three major citation packages are: natbib cite biblatex There already is a discussion on the relation between natbib and biblatex here: bibtex vs. biber and biblatex vs. ...
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Bug? ibidem in floats with the `floatrow`-package

When I use the floatrow-package with biblatex and a citation style that uses ibidem-tracking, usually, when I cite a publication twice, the second time the citation gets replaced with (ibid.) (or ebd. ...
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Biblatex - which entry type to use when citing IEC standards

I am citing IEC 61672-1:2013. I am unsure whether to use @manual or @report to cite this standard. Which type should I use?
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Biblatex - how to use organization's acronym in in-text citation, and full name in the references?

I am referencing a data booklet, produced by the International Baccalaureate Organization. I wish to use the abbreviated in-text citation of: (IBO, 2016) However, I wish to have the full name in ...
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Add space between authors with multiple middle initials with biblatex

I'm using the IEEE style with biblatex. I have an article with an author with multiple middle initials. Unfortunately, the spacing between the middle initials are lost: Here is a minimal example. \...
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Setting maxcitenames for biblatex-apa

I want to write a document using biblatex with the APA-style. I want to know, how I can change the maximum number of authors that show up in a citation in the text that I use the first time in the ...
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How do you cite a picture (using biblatex)?

For the project I'm working at I'm inserting a couple of pictures that I have to cite. What would be the best way to do that? I'm thinking, either putting the citation right below the pictures graphic,...
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Inserting bibliography .bbl directly into .tex file causes Undefined control sequence

I'm trying to submit a paper online, and it causes errors BibTex since the online compiler only runs a single pass of pdfLaTeX. The journal recommends including the .bbl directly into the .tex file, ...
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adding url at the end of reference

I am using sharelatex for my documentation work. I am doing my reference section with biblatex. While adding my reference all the url that I have used are cited at the beginning. I would like to have ...
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check if a bib environment is defined

I am using the \defbibenvironment command for code like this \defbibenvironment{numbered+bold}{...} which is later used in \printbibliography[env=numbered+bold, heading=none, resetnumbers=true] ...
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Distinguishing between a scientific editor and the editor of a text in biblatex

There is a distinction in French between the editor of a volume (for conference proceedings, etc.) and the editor of a text (for critical editions). In the first case, I want to obtain entries of the ...
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Using BibLaTeX for D&D

I'm going to start writing my D&D (Dungeons and Dragons) campaigns in latex because I'm more comfortable with it than Microsoft Word. I also want to use biblatex to make references for monsters ...
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How to add chapter/section number to bibliography? “Numbib” from tocbibind doesn't work!

I want my bibliography to appear as a chapter with a page number on its page as well as in the TOC. I tried including \usepackage[numbib]{tocbibind} but that doesn't work for me. Here is a simple ...
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How to superscript or subscript citation in biblatex

I am using the following command for biblatex \usepackage[backend=biber,bibstyle=ieee,citestyle=numeric-comp,sorting=none,labeldateparts,maxbibnames=99,maxcitenames=2,mincitenames=1]{biblatex} Can ...
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How can I run biber on travis-ci?

I succesfully build a latex document using instructions from How to build my LaTeX automatically using Travis CI? and save the pdf in a github release. I use the docker image with tectronig of @rekka. ...
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Babel and biblatex problem with TexLive 2018

I have just installed TexLive 2018 on my Linux machine. I try to compile the MWE (see below), but the compilation ended with: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.19 (TeX Live 2018) (preloaded ...
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What bibliography is used if no package is loaded? [duplicate]

I used to think that to use a bibliography, one always needs to load either biblatex or natbib however in my current thesis template, neither package is loaded and yet there is a bibliography (from ....
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How to correctly list a cite of a piece of software regarding its license

I'm not sure on how to list a piece of software in my bibliography. Seems like bibs are made in a time when licences didn't bother anybody yet. ;-) What I by now do is this: @misc{ref2, Author = ...
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File 'english-ieee.lbx' not found! Ignoring mapping 'english' -> 'english-ieee'

I believe an update has been made on biblatex package in recent past. The following code gives Package biblatex Warning: File 'english-ieee.lbx' not found! Ignoring mapping 'english' -> 'english-...
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Unable to cite few journals in LaTeX

I am trying to cite journals in a LaTeX document. I am able to print some journals, but there are few journals that are not printed with the same code I use for others. The code that successfully ...
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Scandinavian letters in Biblatex URL

Hello. I am trying to cite a webpage that uses the letter "ø", but my bibliography does not display the "ø" in the URL, making it look like it's not correct. I have searched for this problem for some ...
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Biblatex - author name formatting inconsistent when multiple authors are present

The author section of the references show: Homer, David and Michael Bowen-Jones (2014)..... While what I wish for it to show is: Homer, David and Bowen-Jones, Michael (2014).... How do I ...
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Biblatex v3.11 with arXiv - how fix “wrong format version” error?

My problem is related to this older post. I try to upload my paper to arXiv and get error Package biblatex Warning: File 'main.bbl' is wrong format version - expected 2.8. I understand from answers ...
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\usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex} in TeXworks working environment? [duplicate]

How do you get \usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex}to work properly in TeXworks? if you use \usepackage[backend=bibtex]{biblatex}it works fine but biblatex's flexibility is diminished when using ...
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Biblatex/Biber subbibliography sorting by keywords

I want to make multiple subbibliographies using biblatex package and biber as backend. I know that the option sorting= of biblatex takes care of the sorting but it only knows name, year, volume and ...
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Author disambiguation problem with suffix

I am having a problem with name disambiguation that is puzzling me. When disambiguating names biblatex is using suffix initials, rather than the complete name suffix. What I am seeing is: T. A. ...
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Missing Numbers in Bibliography using TikzPoster [duplicate]

When printing references in a block only the first reference number is printed, whereas all subsequent citations are printed without their number. (MWE below) This seems to be exactly the same ...
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Bibliography name does not change

I have the following MWE and the problem is that Bibliography title won't modify as intended to "Referencias." \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage[spanish,es-nodecimaldot,es-lcroman,es-noquoting]{...
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Is it possible to have each section on a new page except for sections of the bibliography?

This is a continuation of my previous question. I have the following line of code in my preamble \pretocmd{\section}{\ifnum\value{section}=0 \else\clearpage\fi}{}{} which puts each section on a new ...
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How to get sections of biblatex bibliography on the same page in a report and as sections in TOC?

I am using documentclass report and I would like to achieve the following arrangement for the Bibliography with biblatex, but after a long day of frustration with it I don't quite know how to do it: ...
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biblatex-chicago editor prefix formatting

I'm currently writing my bachelor thesis (in german) and have a problem using biblatex-chicago. Its overall running fine except a little detail i cant figure out how to fix: When i use the german ...
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Regex replacement with lowercase monthnames for biblatex/biber to eliminate the warning “month not integer…” [duplicate]

I had already asked a nearly identical question here I am using biblatex with biber from TL2018 for my PhD thesis. Due to various reasons, I am forced to use Mendeley for citation managements and ...
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biblatex \newblock and \finentry don't insert specified punctuation

Consider the following minimal working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{csquotes} \usepackage[american]{babel} \usepackage{biblatex} ...
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biblatex \printfield prints nothing

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{csquotes} \usepackage[american]{babel} \usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex} \...
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Biblatex: Multiple year per author - numerical index not alphabetical

I'm writing my masters thesis and i have the following problem: I have the same author and the same year for two books. @Book{Eschenauer1993a, title = {Elastizitätstheorie}, publisher = {BI ...
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Biblatex - verbose-trad1 order of names in references

I am using biblatex with style verbose-trad1 because it is the most appropriate one for preferences of my alma mater, but it doesn't fit in with one thing: it is required that citations in footnotes ...
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Citation with ACS style and superscript

I'm using biblatex and biber to generate my bibliography: \usepackage[backend=biber,style=chem-acs]{biblatex} but it doesn't look like proposed here: http://ctan.math.utah.edu/ctan/tex-archive/...
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How to change the sorting of the last author name in the bibliography [duplicate]

How is it possible to change the name sorting for every last author in the bibliography? In the following WME it should be ... and N. Tesla instead of ... and Tesla, N. I'm using biblatex with ...
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Year range in bibliography with Biber

Given a bibliography entry with a year range, Biber produces the following warning: WARN - year field '1991--2007' in entry 'someRef' is not an integer - this will probably not sort properly. Is ...
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Getting ibid for apa-style citations from biblatex

Goal: I want to cite using the biblatex-apa style, with the extension that (ibid.) is added, when the same source is quoted multiple times. Note: This is a follow-up question to Getting ibid for ...
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Using biblatex with R Markdown

I am trying to compile a PDF Output with an R Markdown file and build my bibliography with the biblatex package and using R Studio. Here are my code/files in index.Rmd --- title: | Hello World! ...
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Showing up bibliography in a report

I am trying to add a bobliography to my report the following way. But, it wouldn't happen. Checked a lot of tutorials and documentations, but I wasn't able to display it. Any brilliant idea, please? \...
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Adding working papers to biblatex-chicago bibliographies

I would like to add working papers in my biblatex chicago bibliography. I would like list the working paper series and the paper's number. However, chicago style drops any reference to the working ...
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Biblatex: long author names in first citation followed by shortnames thereafter

I'm trying to follow an author-year citation style which requires citations of the form "blah blah (A Corporation with a Long Name (ACWALN) 2018) … … something (ACWALN 2005)", but only if the long-...
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Separate year and date in biblatex and add online-note for @WWW

I'm using biblatex with the ext-authoryear style. Now I have following problem. When an entry has both date and year, then the date is displayed right behind the author, like in the following example:...
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biblatex no colon after isbn

I'm using biblatex with the ext-authoryear style. What I want to achieve is that there's no colon after the ISBN Entry. So it should look like: Cockburn, Alistair (2005): Writing Effective Use ...
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Different editors for different volumes of one work of reference

Please consider the following entry for a work of reference: @reference{rlw, publisher = {{De Gruyter}}, title = {Reallexikon der deutschen Literaturwissenschaft}, subtitle = {Neubearbeitung des ...
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Custom bibliography style for @reference and @inreference with custom sorting

The thesis I am currently supporting has quite a large bibliography, so naturally there is some grouping going on, mostly based on keywords (\printbibliography[heading=sec,notkeyword=prim,notkeyword=...