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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Bibliography wont append to main

I'm having trouble getting the bibliography to show up in the following example: main.tex: \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{biblatex} \addbibresource{references....
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My Jabref is not starting. It is just appearing in taskbar

I tried everything to run it. Reinstalled it but all in vain. This is the message I am getting when I start it. [JabRef - Remote Listener Server on port 6050] ERROR org.jabref....
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Collaborating with biblatex

This answer says that my TeX editor (TeXstudio) is choosing a bibliography tool for me. But it seems that I have to make the biblatex backend match this bibliography tool in source code for my ...
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Alternative to nested citations in biblatex?

I know I'm not supposed to nest citations in biblatex. But I do it anyway because it's convenient and mostly works… In particular, I use it to include something in a citation that should also ...
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Can I put a bib file somewhere on the tex tree so its found by biber or bibtex like a package is found by pdflatex? [duplicate]

To elaborate a bit more, let's say I have a tex file like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[style=ieee,backend=biber]{biblatex} \addbibresource{references-global.bib} \begin{document} \cite{...
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Customizing `\textcite` brackets with `authoryear` style in `biblatex`

The citation style in the second line is the default \textcite. It does not even look right to say 'see' and mention the year. Instead, the author year should follow in brackets (or without the ...
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Make the author names, the year, and the journal's volume number bold with biblatex/biber

I'm using biber with the following options: \usepackage[backend=biber,style=authoryear,maxbibnames=9,maxcitenames=2,uniquelist=false,autocite=inline]{biblatex} \addbibresource{references.bib} At ...
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Is it correct that the IEEE style looks different for bibtex and biblatex?

I am using the bibtex-ieee style for my references. Everything works fine. However, I prefer to use biber. I can compile everything but my references look different. The font size is much larger than ...
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Global bibliography ignoring references after

I am using @moewe's answer in: Bibliography per chapter and a global bibliography in alphabetic order I would like for the references used AFTER the global bibliography to not be included in it. Here'...
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Conditionally set bibliography title

I am writing a class and would like to offer the option of changing the bibliography title as a class option. If no title was given I would like to just use the default one. Unfortunately I can't seem ...
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Organization in Online Sources Biber

I am currently facing some obstacles concerning bibliography layout (again). My institute's formal rules require adding the organization to online sources, if available in capslock in front of the ...
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double quotation marks, because journal title begins with quotation - biblatex-sbl

My problem: When an article begins with a quotation, it is shown in the notes and the bibliography with two quotation marks, e.g.: Leyerle, Blake. “”In the beginning God created the heaven and the ...
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Full page numbers in biblatex-sbl

I use biblatex-sbl and this style abbreviated page numbers of (journal) articles (e.g. "159-74" instead of "159-174"). How can I circumvent this? in German-speaking bibliographies, it is not common to ...
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Advanced Introduction to biblatex (coding guidelines for database)

I am looking for an introduction to writing/coding a .bib file for biblatex that covers more than the basics and goes into more depth than the biblatex manual. Basically the content of the “Database ...
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Customize BibLaTeX: Automatically generate N.N./ O.V. (no author) and n.d./ o.J. (no date) in bibliography (style alphabetic-verb)

How can I customize BibLaTeX, so that I get the following?: N.N. (or O.V.) in my bibliography when no author is given in my .bib-file n.d. (or o.J.) in my bibliography when no year is given in my ....
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How to add a point at the end of an abbreviation with biblatex-sbl

In the examples of biblatex-sbl, there are several examples of abbreviations with the command \printbiblist. My problem: how to add a point only at the end of a lexicon article in such list? The ...
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Forcing non-identical author names to be compressed

Background When using a compressed author/year style such as authoryear-comp, biblatex will disambiguate names using initials, if two authors share the same last name. It's possible to turn off this ...
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Change color of comma in citation

I customised my biblatex citation to look exactly how I want them to look, except the comma in \citep should have the same color as the link. (It does not matter if the comma is actually inside the ...
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Bibtex (natbib): Some Citation undefined [duplicate]

Some Citations in my file are undefined, even tough they are within my .bib-file. I can't find any error. Here my logfile: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage[left=2.5cm,right=3cm,...
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Customising @inbook or @incollection bibliography entry?

I'm very new to LaTeX, only started coding last weekend. I've learned the basics of bibtex and switched to biblatex to use for my bibliography. I've been fighting my way through tutorials trying get ...
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I am getting warning “Empty Bibliography” using bibtex at backend. It's been 2 days I am unable to resolve this problem [duplicate]

I tried to compile latex 2 time after bibtex compilation. My references are in bib file and I am using jabref. \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \IEEEoverridecommandlockouts \usepackage{amsmath,...
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Difference between latex compilation on Debian 8 with pdfTeX 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.19 and MacOS HighSierra

I am trying to ge the same output PDF of a report on MacOS Sierra 10.13.6 and Debian 8 (pdfTex 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.19) with the following commands : pdflatex rapport_m2 biber rapport_m2 biber ...
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Path to biblatex-caspervector.bst - how to know if it is built properly?

I refer to @JohnKitchin's answer over here. I had biblatex-caspervector.bst installed through TexLive on a Mac but Org-Ref doesn't seem able to find it. What can I do about it?
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How to change color to black with \citep

Edited Version I am working on the template (MastersDoctoralThesis) downloaded from here I searched a lot here for a solution to my problem but couldn't find, please be patient with me. \...
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Recommendation for good quoting/citation technique?

It seems to me that there are several ways of quoting. I know of these: package csquotes: commands like \enquote package BibLaTeX: commands like \autocite, \autocite and \textcite package quoting ...
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Customize BibLaTeX: no author, no date, small caps in citations (style alphabetic-verb)

How can I customize BibLaTeXso that I get the following?: N.N. (or O.V.) when no author is given in my .bib-file n.d. (or o.J.) when no year is given in my .bib-file authors in small caps in ...
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Changes in biblatex-sbl and References to Arabic Literature

I want to include some minor changes into the sbl-style: When I make a reference to a journal article, the sbl-style has this style: Jürgen Winkler, „Hi: Zwei“,St7,2 (2016): 9–33. How can I ...
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Adjust vertical and horizontal alignments in multicolumn bibliography

I want to adjust the arrangement of my bibliography entries, here is what I have so far, with the distances marked from 1-4, which I want to adjust: The style from a journal I want to implement looks ...
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LaTex Overleaf will not show references for my profile [closed]

I made a bibliography in LaTex Overleaf, and the references will show for all the others, I shared the project with, but not me. Is there anything I can do, so I can see it as well? I used a code, I ...
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LaTex will not include reference

I'm writing a project in LaTex, and when I'm inserting a reference, it will not work. The name I named in the bib-file only gets into the pdf in bold. Here is my code: \usepackage[backend=biber,...
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How do I cite this apparently unpublished paper?

How do I cite the paper The fundamental distinction between brains and turing machines, by Andrew Friedman?
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Different delimiters for \parencite and \textcite

My university unfortunately has very strange citing guidelines. Thus I need to change the delimiters for citations in quotes only (e.g. parencite) to a slash. Normal citations (\textcite) and the ...
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Include references from an external document in the appendices in the reference list

I need to include a LaTeX document in my appendices, but keeping his title page, outline and pages numbers. To do so, I naturally used \includepdf of the pdfpages package. But I read in the APA ...
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Biblatex doesn't always operate the bib-options correctly [duplicate]

Most of my citations are printed correctly (as I wished) in the pdf Version. But for 2 out of 60 citations, the initials of the first author are also printed. So, intead of Sun et al. 2000, I get Y. ...
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How should I cite European Union's General Data Protection Regulation? [closed]

How do you suggest to cite the European Union's recent General Data Protection Regulation? I have looked at Citing EU regulations using BibTeX, but I would like a more specific advice.
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Count the number of entries inside each refsection in biblatex

I am formatting my publications in LaTeX. Below is the content of the main file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[style=alphabetic]{biblatex} \addbibresource{publications.bib} \begin{document} \...
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How can i make both the chapter name and the book-title name appear when citing a book using the Vancouver style in latex?

@BOOK{Khalil2002, title = {Gain-Scheduling}, publisher = {Prentice Hall, Inc.}, year = {2002}, author = {Khalil, H. K}, booktitle = {Nonlinear Systems}, } %The title of the book ...
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how to modify the biblatex abnt style

I'm trying to edit the abnt style so that the printed reference looses the "<" and ">" around a url S.l.: s.n. in italic how can I change citation (Instruments, 2019) to (National Instuments, ...
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Biblatex: Requesting help customising for bib names uppercase [duplicate]

I have been having trouble trying to figure out where to start for customising biblatex. With so many moving parts, old docs, old answers etc it was easy for me take wrong turns such as trying to use ...
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Remove fields for online entries in biblatex ieee style

I'm writing a sitography with biblatex and I have this result: I'd like to remove both the empty () and the [Online] field. I'm using the ieee style.
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How to cite a newspaper using Biblatex and Mendeley? [duplicate]

My problem is the following: I use Mendeley to organize my literature. Conveniently, Mendeley is able to generate BibTex files of my groups, which I reference in my LaTeX document. This allows me to ...
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Using a variable for BIBER DATE value produces blank date in output

I'm using MikTex with biber \usepackage[backend=biber,natbib=true,style=numeric,sorting=none]{biblatex} and I want to use a variable for the date value, but it does not provide any output. I set up ...
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Add biblatex bibliography to structure of document in editor

I would like to add a bibliography using biblatex to my document, that also shows up at the structure of my document in my editor. Like, when I define a chapter, it will show up there, too. How can I ...
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Extra bracket error, europasscv + biblatex

Am trying to use europasscv and biblatex with the publications split into categories, but get an error. pdflatex <file> [...] ! Argument of \end has an extra }. <inserted text> ...
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How to get a bibliography from biblatex?

I attempt to understand biblatex and try to get Rich Thomason's bibliography, http://web.eecs.umich.edu/~rthomaso/bibs/index.html, to work. Here is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=...
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Adjust \autocite on the basis of long/short form citation

SBL Style has a very particular requirement for when citations occur within footnotes. The standard verbose styles put citations in parentheses when they occur within footnotes by defining \smartcite ...
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How to customize the style of citekey if the bib item does not exist

The is a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[]{biblatex} \addbibresource{my.bib} \begin{document} test \autocite{not-exist-bib-citekey} \end{document} In the resulting pdf, you can see that "...
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How can I shorten citations for two articles from the same year and mostly the same authors using biblatex? [duplicate]

I use JabRef for my bibliography and implemented it the following way: \usepackage[backend=biber, style=authoryear, maxnames=3, citestyle=authoryear]{biblatex} \addbibresource{bibliography.bib} I ...
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Show only surnames in citations with biblatex

I'm working on a thesis and decided to use biblatex for citation and reference. I use Jabref to organize the .bib file and implemented it into my document in the following way: \usepackage[backend=...
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Automatically split sources list into bibliography and references

I am currently reading up on how to properly format used resources. Doing so I found out it is customary to distinguish between references and bibliography, the former being the list of sources ...