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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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Is it possible to customize \autocite and \autocite* to behave differently in biblatex

I was wondering if it is possible to customize \autocite and \autocite* to behave differently, say \autocite works as \supercite while \autocite* as \textcite.
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Citing entire journal issue in biblatex-chicago

According to the biblatex-chicago manual the entrytype periodical should be used for citing entire journal issues, providing a string such as "special issue" in the note field (see pgs. 67, 76, 93, ...
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Can't include references with biblatex

I have no idea what's going on. I'm trying to write my assignment in Latex but the references are not showing up. I put this on the preamble: \usepackage{biblatex} \addbibresource{ref.bib} My folder ...
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BibLaTeX - Sort bibliography by firstpage

I need to create a bibliography where journal articles within a volume and issue are sorted by the first page number. I can use \mkfirstpage{pages} to print the first page of the page range but cannot ...
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How to use Biber with BibLaTeX from the command line on osx

I am attempting to use Biber with BibLaTeX from the command line on osx. When I compile my .tex file I get No file print_bibliography.bbl. LaTeX Warning: Citation 'Huse2007' on page 1 undefined on ...
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In biblatex (and fnpct) the feature of moving around punctuation breaks if using color commands over it

Biblatex by default (autopunct = true) moves punctuations around for superscript citation. However, changing the color of the superscript by \textcolor or by \color (need extra grouping) breaks this ...
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\DeclareSortingTemplate with Overleaf

I need to switch a project to Overleaf. I'm using biblatex and Biber, and I use \DeclareSortingTemplate to create a separate bibliography environment that's sorted by shorthand instead of author. Is ...
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Is it possible to display even items that are not cited in LaTeX bibliography? [duplicate]

I am using command \bibliography{Bibliography_my} to create the list of references at the end of my article. However, I would like to include all items from Bibliography_my.bib, not only those authors ...
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Biblatex with multiple bibliographies on documentclass book

I'm writing a book-like document, for which I need to use the LaTeX documentclass book (I'm using chapters, etc.). At the end of the document I want a unique bibliography, broken in several themes, ...
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Converting from natbib to biblatex

I want to use chicago manual style, which does not seem to be available for natbib, so I want to use biblatex instead. Since I have in-text citations, I followed the previous answers and tried this: ...
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Cite Website where the author is an institution - last name problem [duplicate]

I need to cite the curriculum from the website of the french education ministry. The problem is that when I write the name "ministère de l'éducation nationale" in the author field, latex thinks that ...
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How to change \autocites delimiter (semicolon) when empty page specifier in postnote?

I've been trying to solve the following problem. Consider this example line. I presume the existence of some given document main.tex and some .bib file. \documentclass[14pt, project, twoside]{...
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Beamer contextual citation in footnote

I want to produce the following format when citing on my slides using Beamer. Right now I am producing this manually, but I want latex+bibtex to do this automatically. How can I achieve this? ...
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Change biblatex short date format

I'm writing my document in British English, but live in the Netherlands. In the Netherlands, the short date format is dd-mm-yyyy, as opposed to the British dd/mm/yyyy. How can I get biblatex to use ...
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error-command \c@refsection already defined

I'm using the IET template(https://digital-library.theiet.org/journals/author-guide). The error information also tell incompatible with natbib? Can anyone help me? Thanks a lot! \documentclass{cta-...
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Biblatex not compiling [duplicate]

Biblatex is not working for me suddenly. I suddenly get the following log file : Unsuccessful stat on filename containing newline at /var/folders/48/mcfj3ms5211f4zc_b6l9680r0000gn/T/par-...
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Converting from Markdown-with-biblatex-commands to LaTeX

How can I use biblatex commands in a Markdown file (instead of Markdown's native cite commands) and have pandoc output a .tex file that preserves those biblatex commands unchanged? question ...
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How to treat 'and others' as infinite number of authors

I have configured my bibliography to show all authors for up to 8 authors 3 authors et al. if there are more authors This works mostly well, however there are edge cases where my bib entries have ...
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How can I customize cleanthesis to use only the citation style set by Mendeley?

I was given a citation style by my faculty (similar to the Harvard style or Human Mutation), which I could import into Mendeley, so that Mendeley would set the citations correctly. However, now I have ...
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Bibliography isn't displayed? [duplicate]

Hi i am new too latex environment. i configure the texstdio bibtex to biber. But My bibliography isn't displaying. It shows warning about empty bibliography and undefined references. My main.tex file ...
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Cite only the first author for ibidem citations

When using the authoryear-icomp style of BibLaTeX, I would like to cite only the first author of a multi-author work, even if that is not unique, when the citation is a repeated (e.g. ibidem) one. My ...
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Using Biblatex with Multind to make an automated author index

I am starting a book which I want to have separate author and subject indices. While I've made indices by hand in the past, I am considering shifting to biblatex in part because it says it automates ...
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BibLaTeX Punctuation after parentheses

If an article title ends with .) the comma that is supposed to follow isn't there. If there is only a closing parenthesis there is also the comma. See the screenshot below. How can this be fixed? \...
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Fix display of page range in bibliography using a babel language

Consider this example: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[backend=bibtex]{biblatex} \usepackage[latvian]{babel} \addbibresource{testbibfont.bib} \begin{document} See \cite{article} \printbibliography ...
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BibLaTeX overflowing URL

When using biblatex with a long URL without many forward slashes the URL overflows outside of the margins of the page. For example: references.bib @online{ons, author = "Office for National ...
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Including latex commands in a .bib file

In this question, the top answers suggests using the url package within a .bib file. I am using Overleaf and I am trying to include the url command in my .bib file, but it is just being printed out ...
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biblatex sort by year and name both descending

I sort bibliography using sorting=ydnt. This option sorts entries first by year descending, and by name (ascending), and then title (ascending). Is there a way to change name ascending to name ...
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Modify information displayed in shorthands/abbreviations list

In the memoir class with biblatex, the default behavior for the list of abbreviations generated with \printshorthands seems to be to give the author and title of the work, but not the full citation; ...
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Why does this give “citation undefined”, “there were undefined references”

I am using latex on atom. This is the tex file \documentclass{beamer} \usefonttheme{serif} \usetheme{default} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{verbatim} \usepackage[style=authoryear]{biblatex} \...
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ‪ (U+202A) when using crossref [duplicate]

I'm trying to cite this reference, but whenever I compile it with pdflatex, biblatex and biber, I get the error "! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ‪ (U+202A)". I already checked my files for ...
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Cite a youtube video in master thesis using Latex [closed]

I've come across to a very explanatory video on youtube regarding a specific topic very related to my master thesis. Am I allowed to cite a youtube video in a master thesis and if so, how is it being ...
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How to cite a diploma thesis with biblatex/biber?

The citation of a PhD thesis and a master's thesis works fine with phdthesis and mathesis respectively. How can I cite a diploma thesis as "Diploma Thesis"? The following MWE shows what I tried: \...
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How to detect whether the option citecounter was enabled on biblatex?

I think this is the definition of the citecounter option on the biblatex package: \DeclareBibliographyOption[boolean]{citecounter}[true]{% \ifcsdef{blx@opt@citecounter@#1} {\csuse{blx@opt@...
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Unwanted random semicolon between some names in citation

I have a quite complicated template to write my thesis with, however there is a small issue that I cannot solve. The majority of the citations in my text (using ISO 690:2010 standard and the biblatex-...
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APA-cite using biblatex returns only in-text citation?

I guess I was more used to seeing numbering such as these -- [1]. The following lets me to compile the file okay, but \usepackage[backend=biber,style=apa,babel=other]{biblatex} \...
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Is the month field really deprecated?

Jabref 3.8.2 has a tab with Deprecated fields including the field Month. The Biblatex documentation 3.12 still describes the field month and I could not find a sign of deprecation: Was it wrong by ...
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same font throughout bibliography

Consider this example: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[backend=bibtex]{biblatex} \urlstyle{same} \addbibresource{testbibfont.bib} \begin{document} See \cite{aauu:2012kp} \printbibliography \end{...
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hyperref link does not exist from cite

(I'm not sure the post title is good enough) I'm using biblatex with biber and printing the bibliography by part with refsection=part. The MWE below produces a warning from hyperref. name{cite.0@...
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Biblatex date field causing “Overfull \hbox” [duplicate]

One of my biblatex entries causing a Overfull \hbox message. The result looks like this The question is how I could handle errors like this? Removing the date/eventdate field or shorten the title is ...
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.bib files: edition, language, langid

When writing bib files, bibtex prescribes a captitalized ordinal for editions, such as edition={Fourth}. But babelbib and biblatex insist on numbers, such as edition=4. This means that whenever we ...
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Biblatex: dual referencing (both by end of chapter and at the end of the document) on “Clas­sicTh­e­sis” by Dr. André Miede

I have been using LaTeX the "Clas­sicTh­e­sis" template by Dr. André Miede v. 4.6, for my dissertation/thesis document. However I require to have my references at end of each chapter as well as my "...
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biblatex citation includes given name, how can I get rid of it? [duplicate]

I have following literature in my .bib file: @inproceedings{lang2017earth, title={Earth observation for humanitarian assistance}, author={Lang, Stefan and Schoepfer, Elisabeth and Zeil, Peter and ...
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Problem with citing in biblatex, document just shows the citation key [duplicate]

I'm having quite a lot of trouble with correct citation in my document. Everything compiles fine, but it just shows the citation key in bold letter instead of the actual citation. Also, nothing shows ...
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KBibTex generating (unwanted) ligatures (Bug)

I have an odd and frankly horrible problem. If I so much as open my (Biblatex) .bib-file in KBibTex, it inserts all kinds of German ligatures (st, ft, ...) as characters. That generates all kinds of ...
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Generate list of references from bib file

I have a .bib file containing about 100+ publications references. I want to generate the pdf file with all the references in descending order of publication year, just as it appears in journals? Is ...
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Create a biblatex bibliography of all entries without citations [duplicate]

This question is sort-of the opposite of this FAQ. I am having a .bib file with all the literature I've consulted for my project. Currently (until I have a solution) I use \nocite{*} to print the ...
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Equivalent to shorthandintro=false for biblatex-chicago?

I am using biblatex-chicago for my citations in a memoir document, thus: \usepackage[notes,shorthandibid,backend=biber,addendum=false,sorting=nyt,giveninits=true,useprefix=false]{biblatex-chicago} ...
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Slow compilation after running biber

I'm compiling a small document (8 pp.) that has a lot of references (e.g. publication list). I am using TexShop 4.26 on Mac OS 10.14.2 (Mojave) and biber 2.10. I am running pdflatex > biber > ...
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Abbreviate author names as “Lastname AB” (without space or period) in bibliography

I want My journal wants author names to be abbreviated as "Lastname, FS" in the bibliography, but haven't found a way to do this after some excessive searching. Does anyone know if this is possible? ...
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automatic replacement of 1+ authors with et. al. in citations in text [duplicate]

I have looked into multiple questions about this already, but none of the answers seems to work on my problem. I am using biblatex for referencing. When citing in text, i would like to have : (Author ...