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This package defines style files for biblatex that implements the Chicago Manual of Style.

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Rearranging and reformatting elements of a biblatex-chicago citation

In my ongoing quest to destroy biblatex-chicago in response to editorial command--definitely going to look into building from a more flexible style for my future projects, if custom in-house publisher ...
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Always use shorthand in biblatex-chicago

I've been informed by my publisher that if I'm using a shorthand for a work, I should use it for every citation, including the first one. (Obviously, the full reference will appear in the list of ...
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Reformat editor punctuation in biblatex-chicago

Working with biblatex-chicago in the memoir class, for works with only an editor, I need "ed." not to be preceded by a comma in citations and bibliography. That is, instead of Firstname Lastname, ...
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Using biblatex-chicago with the authordate option on a file that uses headlesscite

I usually use biblatex-chicago with the notes option, but I need to convert a document to authordate format. My document uses \headlesscite quite a lot, which results in an error because apparently ...
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Equivalent to \nptextcite for biblatex-chicago?

I need to switch from APA citation to Chicago author-date. One thing that I couldn't find is how to cite within parentheses with other text, for example like this: (see James 2013 for an introduction) ...
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Problems with biblatex and chicago: Parentheses around issue and duplicated year

I have some problems with creating a bibliography adhering entirely to the Chicago style with biblatex. Namely, the issue of journal articles does not appear in parentheses but after the volume ...
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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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Always use shortauthor in text with biblatex-chicago

Based on this question – biblatex-apa: always use shortauthor in text – I was wondering if it would be possible to achieve the same effect in biblatex-chicago, so that only the shortauthor form will ...
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Replace colon with comma before pages in article type with biblatex-chicago

Normally, Chicago-style references produce the following structure for articles: Lastname, Firstname. "Article Title." Prestigious Journal 24 (2019): 1–78. However, I need the colon after the ...
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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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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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How to make @bookinbook use short title in bibliography with biblatex-chicago when there are multiple entries pointing to the same @book

Using biblatex-chicago, I would like @bookinbook to behave analogously to @incollection in using the shorttitle and just the editor's last name for the @book in crossref when there are multiple ...
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Cite with author's initial in biblatex-chicago without rewriting bibliography

I originally wrote my thesis in LaTeX according to a Chicago referencing style that called for the author's full name, e.g.: Firstname Lastname, Title (Publication city, year). However, for ...
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Formatting issues

With the following code: \RequirePackage[ english, ngerman]{babel} \RequirePackage[ autostyle = true, babel, german = quotes]{csquotes} \RequirePackage[ authordate, ...
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Reset citation tracker automatically after paragraph breaks (or section/environment boundaries) in biblatex-chicago

The Chicago Manual of Style recommends for its author-date style that only the page number be cited in parenthesis when references to the same work are repeated in the same paragraph. biblatex-...
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Making author-only citations in biblatex-chicago more robust: headlesscite and textcite

A year ago, @moewe devised a way to make biblatex-chicago use only the author's last name (no title) when citing a reference whose author only appears in the bibliography as the author of that ...
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How to make \edcite use shorteditor if available in biblatex-chicago

This question is about the \edcite command created by David Purton (@DavidPurton), who later updated it to be consistent with biblatex-chicago's short option. If possible, I would like to further ...
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omitting bookseries from bibliography as well as notes in biblatex-chicago

biblatex-chicago includes the bookseries option, which can be set to false in order to omit the book series of books from the notes (when the notes option is turned on). This is a particularly ...
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Fixing formatting of journals with only issue numbers when using period to separate journal volume and issue number in biblatex-chicago

As a follow-up to an earlier question about how to customize biblatex-chicago to have it format a journal's volume and issue number as "volume.number", I would now like to know if there is a simple ...
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Is there a volcite version of notecite in biblatex-chicago?

I would like to have biblatex-chicago automatically format the volume and page numbers of a reference to a multivolume work but without printing anything else. In other words, I want a version of the \...
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Distinguishing between “ed” and “eds” in citation

I'm using biblatex-chicago, together with babel and csquotes, as I'm making a compilation with two different languages for the reference section. It works fine with one exception: cbyeditor is not ...
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headless volcite with biblatex-chicago

In biblatex-chicago, I would like a command like \headlesscite except for citing multivolume works (normally done with \volcite), which could be called \headlessvolcite. Does such a cite command exist?...
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Using a period to separate volume and issue number of a journal article in biblatex-chicago

How can I tweak biblatex-chicago to use the format "volume.number" instead of "volume, no. number"? MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[notes]{biblatex-chicago} \begin{filecontents*}{\jobname....
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Chicago style for beginner

I am a newbie in LaTeX (not in computers, although) and I am totally stuck by the complexity of every little piece of this software. For instance, I would like to write a document with Chicago Style ...
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How to make \edcite skip straight to the short form when biblatex-chicago short option is selected

Some time ago, David Purton (@DavidPurton) kindly devised a set of commands --- \edcite{}, \edvolcite{}[]{}, \transcite{}, etc. --- for referencing just the editor or translator and publication ...
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Is there a bib entry type in biblatex-chicago for one author's chapter in someone else's single-author book?

I would like to create a .bib entry for a chapter written by one person (Ronny Vollandt) as part of someone else's single-author book (Ahmad Al-Jallad's The Damascus Psalm Fragment, Chicago: ...
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Removing comma after shorthands in biblatex-chicago

This is a follow-up question to a previous question I asked about "How to tweak volcite in biblatex-chicago to cite volume and page using Arabic numerals separated by a colon". I would like to know ...
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How to tweak \volcite in biblatex-chicago to cite volume and page using Arabic numerals separated by a colon

Is there a simple way to change biblatex-chicago's treatment of \volcite commands such that when citing a volume and page of a multi-volume book, it outputs "[vol]:[page(s)]" instead of "vol. [vol], p....
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Biblatex: chicago-authordate with multiple sources and specifications [duplicate]

Using biblatex with the chicago-authordate style, I want to typeset a citation with multiple sources and page specifications as "(Hacking 1975, p. 49; Hald 1990, p. 31)". Ideally, it would something ...
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How to make a citation with more than 2 authors as “at el.” in text, but the full name in the reference list?

Please, help me with the following issue. How to make a citation with more than 2 authors as "et al." in text, but the full name in the reference list? So far, I use the following code: \usepackage[...
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Suppressing publisher in notes using biblatex-chicago

Using memoir, biblatex-chicago in notes mode (compiled with biber), with "author-title" citations in the notes, is there a simple way to add a line that will cause all citations (in the notes and in ...
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Hyperlink in name with multiple citations in authordate biblatex-chicago

I am using biblatex with the chicago-authordate option. I would like to have hyperlinks not only on the years, but also on the authors names. The answer given in hyperlink name with biblatex ...
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biblatex-chicago: How do I make use of “supranotes”?

Like the title says. I have supranotes=true in the options for the package. I have two footnotes (made with \footcite{}) with another footnote in between so I don't just get "ibid". But still the ...
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Remove dash for repeated author in biblatex-chicago

for my seminar paper, I have to quote a scientific paper. This is the corresponding .bib entry: @article{hochreiter1991untersuchungen, title={Untersuchungen zu dynamischen neuronalen Netzen}, ...
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biblatex-chicago: translationas does not work without translator name

Edited: title changed to use translationas instead of translatedas, since the former is the correct name for the relation. I have left the latter in the question. In my bibliography, I want to inform ...
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Biblatex-chicago compiling error (bold characters)

I am trying to compile correctly a text that relies on an external .bib file using bibtex-chicago on a Windows machine through TeXstudio. I get bold bibliography labels instead of the references. I ...
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Round brackets in Chicago style footnote citations

I'm looking for a way to get rid of round brackets in footnotes (around publishers) which are automatically generated using the biblatex-chicago package. Any suggestions how this could be done? I ...
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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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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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Short form citations with Chicago author-title

I am 'transitioning' from Word/Endnote to LaTeX (via Texshop)/Bibdesk - for book writing. I use the Chicago's footnote style (author-title). I want the first citation to be full, including the full ...
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Omit date from shorthand citation in biblatex-chicago

When I am citing an entry with a shorthand with biblatex-chicago, the year gets printed along with the shorthand label. Is there a way to make Bibtex to just print the shorthand without the year, i.e. ...
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Unwanted line breaks between reviewed works in biblatex-chicago using related feature

The current version of biblatex-chicago appears to be able to now use its related feature for reviews, essentially implementing the functionality provided by moewe in his answer to this question. ...
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year vs date in biblatex

This is a general (hope not too general) question concerning the (future) use of the year and the date fields in biblatex. The short version of this question might actually be: "Is it likely that ...
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Customized cross-reference in a @misc entry type

I am using biblatex-chicago. I would need to cite this very odd bibliographic item — an online-posted supplement to an article published in a peer-reviewed journal. I think it is only fair to assume ...
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“doi” text (not the doi itself) does not match document font

With TeX Live 2016 and compiling with Lua on Fedora 27, the following code produces the incorrect font for the "doi" text. % LuaLaTeX \documentclass[10pt]{article} %%% this fix is required to ...
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Remove “n.d.” from online entries without date in biblatex-chicago

For an undated website I would like to remove (n.d.) from the citation and the reference. I tried to adapt the solution here to biblatex-chicago but I guess it is some other macros which will need to ...
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\cite* year with origdate in square brackets

I am using the package biblatex-chicago with option authordate for citations. Some of the authors and works that I cite are part of the structure of sentences, so I cannot use straightforward ...
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How to make biblatex-chicago put a footnote before punctuation?

I use the \autocite command from the package biblatex-chicago for referencing, and I use the \footnote command for other footnotes. Usually, I want footnotes to appear after punctuation, but in rare ...
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How to compress years 2001a-n in author-date biblatex style?

Is it possible to configure biblatex-chicago to compress a case like "Karasti et al. 2016a, 2016b, 2016c, 2016d" into "Karasti et al. 2016a-d"? If yes, how? All the four entries have the same ...
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Suppressing indexing of titles depending on keyword

Follow up question to this one. I would now like to add authors and titles in my primary bibliography to the index, which works, but for the secondary bibliography I would like to index only the ...