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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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Why gives biblatex warning when it properly loads Hungarian?

As of biblatex v3.12, it supports the Hungarian language, but I get a warning when I try to run pdflatex. I have the files mwe.tex: \UseRawInputEncoding % https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/446653/...
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Biber: accented character in bib file, Can't decode ill-formed UTF-8 octet sequence [duplicate]

I'm using MikTeX 2.9 on Windows, biblatex v3.12 and biber 2.12. The following MWE gives the error Data file 'bibliography.bib' cannot be read in encoding 'utf8': Can't decode ill-formed UTF-8 octet ...
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Biblatex printing weird citations via \citep{} within APA

When using the APA style to automate my citations, it prints out with a ", 2" or a ", 1" at the end, as if it's supposed to be a page or paragraph number. After reviewing my bib file, I strongly ...
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Reproduce chem-angew bibliography style

I am trying to use the chem-angew bibliography style that is documented here. However the result I am getting is just not the same as the one in the documentation. In the docs there are no further ...
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Creating an annotated bibliography in APA

Update: When I tried implemented gusbrs's solution (below), I was having issues with the code as well, so I couldn't add my own references. Then I discovered that the issue had something to do with my ...
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Customizing biblatex

I have problems customizing my own biblatex style. It should look like that: I tried it over the weekend after reading manual and post. I thought that it would be easier to customize an already ...
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Problem with bibliography using bibtex biber with a special style

In this MWE I get the biblatex error that the style spmpsci cannot be found. I only have the file spmpsci.bst and not one with suffix .bbx. The spmpsci.bst file is available on https://www.springer....
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URLs do not appear or work in bibliography using BibLaTeX and XeLaTeX and the packages abntex2 and biblatex-abnt

I use Biblatex (biber 2.12), XeLaTeX (XeteX 3.1415) and the packages abntex2 and biblatx-abntex2 on macOS High Sierra 10.13.6. [I also use Linux] At this image, notice the < > where the URLs ...
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including citavi “parallel title” feature with biblatex

This is a very simple question, probably not needing even a MWE - how do I include the "parallel title" field in Citavi in any of the standard style files by accessing the .bib database with biblatex? ...
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Variable expanding inside BibLaTeX \addbibresource

I am working with a custom class provided by my university for the typesetting of thesis. The class automatically includes BibTex references in the document. I want to modify the class to make it work ...
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Is there any guidance on how to properly cite when using the alphabetic style? [on hold]

I am looking for some specifications how to use the alphabetic style for citing properly. I know that there are different solutions and that this is highly related to personal preference or specific ...
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Editing a citation style (verbose-ibid), removing the “in :” (article) and changing “:” for a comma (book)

I have two question, they should normally be separate questions, but I think that the answer for both questions will be similar. I want to make modifications in my citation style. 1) for an article, ...
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How to cite title and reference and page numbers with biblatex?

I want to be able to cite a specific page from a reference using biblatex. I have noticed that from \textcite[109]{Klein:400738} would print the author's name with the brackets containing the page ...
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“Undefined citation” error [duplicate]

I have this in references.bib ​ @online{sep, author = "Barry W. Boehm", title = "Seven Basic Principles of Software Engineering", year = "2008", url = "http://sunset.usc.edu/TECHRPTS/...
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Biber 2.11: Data file … cannot be read in encoding UTF-8 … ill-formed UTF-8 octet sequence … at … Slurper.pm line 63

I have just changed computers, and running Biber 2.11 now produces this error: Utils.pm:209> ERROR - Data file ... cannot be read in encoding 'UTF-8': Can't decode ill-formed UTF-8 octet sequence ...
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Bibtex - Can't find the right bibliography style

I want to reference an article, and the authors specifically request that the full reference is provided as such: IPCC, 2014: Climate Change 2014: Synthesis Report. Contribution of Working Groups I,...
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with biber, how to declare that all citations in a given file are of a given category?

I am using biblatex with Biber. I am using categories to separate citations that belong to different types and to produce different bibliographies accordingly. Let's say I have a.bib file that ...
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additional fields for biblatex/biber “set”

I would like to extend the entry type set of biblatex to take additional fields - but I didn't get it to work so far. Consider this: You have a series of books all with the same author(s) and main ...
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Implementing Biber for Biblatex in Microsoft Visual Studio Code

it is my first question here, so please be gentle, I try to explain the problem as good as I can. I don't have any programming background, only using LaTeX for Thesis writing in chemsitry. I'm unsing ...
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custom citation format based on custom tag in .bib-file

first off: I will very much try to do this myself. I'll probably fail epicly but at least I will have tried :) If you look into my post history, you will notice I am (forced to) create my own APA-...
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How to cite an online PDF document in LaTeX?

I have found an interesting article on the Internet which I want to use for my bachelor thesis. The article is an online PDF document and I am writing my thesis with LaTeX. What type do I have to use ...
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Biblatex adds comma before author in footnotes

The footnote should look like this But unfortunately it looks like this: So, it adds an comma every time I use a prefix in \footcite my preamble looks like this: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,...
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Biblatex lncs formatting only

I need to use lncs format for my bibliography for a document class of book When using \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oneside]{book} \usepackage[ doi=false ,isbn=false ,url=false ,backend=biber ,style=...
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Why bibliography does not work on overleaf.com? [duplicate]

I cannot get bibliography to work correctly on overleaf.com Below a minimal case. The citation in the abstract instead of rendering as [1], renders as [bib:imdb], and I get an error in the log file: ...
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Bibliography: add a small “open access” logo in the margin

In a desire to promote open access to research results, I would like to add a small open access logo in the list of bibliographic references I cite in my papers. This logo could be added automatically ...
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Ampersand as namessep in biblatex label

I am trying to change the way that labels are generated. Some of it I already got working (only at maximum two authors, only last two digits of the year), but one thing does not seem to work, which is ...
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How to \addbibresource all *.bib files from a directory with biblatex

I'm using biblatex with biber under MiKTeX on Windows. I have many .bib files in a directory (say $localtexmf/bibtex/bib) which I would like to \addbibresource all at once. Is there a built-in option ...
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Self-declared 'DeclareCiteCommand' shall not increase counter of references

I have created a BibLaTeX library, which contains entries in a custom made BibTeX format of all my colleagues. With help of DeclareCiteCommand, I have defined several custom 'cite' commands, which I ...
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BibLaTeX: bibliography not appearing in table of contents [duplicate]

I have a report created in Latex: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[backend=bibtex]{biblatex} \addbibresource{testbib.bib} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \chapter{First chapter} For more ...
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Colon after volume IF booktype and series following volume directly [duplicate]

I am currently trying to figure out how to replace the dot by a colon after volume if * the bibliography entry is a book AND * the volume nr is directly followed by series So instead of Bd. 10. ...
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How to use the key datatype and localization in biblatex

I am trying to create a custom field in biblatex of type key \DeclareDatamodelFields[type=field, datatype=key]{myfield} Based on my understanding of the documentation Key fields May hold ...
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Remove parentheses at year biblatex with author year [duplicate]

I'm trying to use authoryear style and remove the parentheses around the year: Authors...2018. Title... instead of Authors...(2018) Title... in the bibliography. I am, however, not able to get ...
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Biber / Biblatex incompatible after Miktex update [duplicate]

I just updated my MikTex installation and now biber does not work anymore. INFO - This is Biber 2.12 INFO - Logfile is 'build\thesis.blg' INFO - Reading 'build\thesis.bcf' ERROR - Error: Found ...
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Using biblatex in LyX: displaying all authors of multi-author works in the bibliography

I have a follow-up question to biblatex: displaying all authors of multi-author works in the bibliography. For that question, in LyX, we cannot simply write \usepackage[maxbibnames=99]{biblatex} in ...
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set “In:” in front of journaltitle

sorry for all the questions, your help was amazing so far! I have yet another question. I want journal titles in articles to be preceded by In: just like in collections (example of ...
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Bibliography per chapter and a global bibliography in alphabetic order

I've been reading some other questions regarding this topic, I know they are a lot of them. Yet still, I haven't found a solution to my specific problem. I have multiple chapters of my thesis, I ...
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Bib(la)tex \newrefcontext with labelprefix causes \printbibliography to list no entries

I suspect I am missing some configuration value but can't figure out which one. When I use \newrefcontext to prefix each of my references with a given label (option labelprefix=...) I end up with my ...
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Why Biber does not create bbl file?

I am using TexLive full 2017 on Linux Mint 19 Tara machine. I have installed biber 2.9 as well. All works fine when I have backend as bibtex but when change that to biber, this does not create bib ...
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Shorthands for bibitems with them and without space before other items

I have used the approach in this question: Add Text/Comment into bibliography in order to print shorthands before my bibitems (that have them). I want them on the same line, so I modified the code to ...
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Separate biblatex biblios, descending numbering, 'check' filters

I would like to produce multiple bibliographies in a CV, separating papers that have no dates from those with dates (one way to tell if they are 'under review' or 'published' - I realise there are ...
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Make Biblatex Output Translator in Bibliograohy

I'm quite new Latex so excuse my ignorance. I have translator set in my .bib file however when I use \printbibliography no translator is printed. So currently my reference looks like this: Surname, ...
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(Hg.) for Authors

I have difficulties changing the current format from , Hg. to (Hg.) if the editor is mentioned as the author (at the start of the entry). To give you a short example in my LaTex: https://www....
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Show “last accessed” in bibliography

I am writing a scientific paper with LaTeX and am having some troubles with the bibliography. In previous posts I couldn't find a similar problem. I would like to display my URL as: Telegram (2018)....
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How to get multiple bibliographies with biblatex with option backend=bibtex? [closed]

I am trying to create a bibliography (with biblatex) at the end of each chapter. Something like this should work, but I don't see any bibliographies printed: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{...
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URL font in bibliography with Helvetica and BibLaTeX

I have the following example with Helvetica font and BibLaTeX: \begin{filecontents*}{test.bib} @article{foo2010, author = "Doe, John", journal = "Journal of Fun", year = 2018, title = "This is a ...
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Package biblatex Warning: citation '' was not found at all in the .bbl, bibliography labels cannot be generated [duplicate]

This is the package I am using to cite in my master thesis and the error that's occurring is the one displayed in the title. I don't understand where this error is coming from. If you need to see any ...
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Appearance of postnote (page, chapter, definition …) in citation

Using: LuaLaTeX Biber biblatex \usepackage[doi=false,isbn=false,url=false,backend=biber,style=lncs]{biblatex} with the lncs style from from How can I create a citation that look like "[2](Def 5)" ...
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Can I config \defbibentryset to be robust to non-exist key?

I have two lists of bibliographies. And I use a refsection for one \begin{refsection} \defbibentryset{test}{not-exist-key} \printbibliography[heading=none,....] \end{...
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Parentheses around year, “normal number” in footnote and a word before footnote

I've got three problems with my document's \footcite for which I can't find a solution. My MWE is the following: \documentclass[% draft=false,% paper=a4,% fontsize=12pt,% ]{scrbook} \usepackage[% ...
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Bibliography output in RStudio with multiple references

From this link I was able to replicate the references result. https://texblog.org/2013/08/20/rknitr-automatic-bibliography-generation-with-biblatex-in-rstudio/ How can I add more than one output? ...