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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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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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Bibliographies when using subfiles

I am writing my Ph.D. thesis in XeLaTeX with Biblatex, and there are times when I need to compile individual chapters, and times when I need to compile the entire document, so I use subfiles, which ...
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Biblatex and arxiv, error

Edit: Upgrade of Mac TeX solved the following problem: Package biblatex Warning: File 'testbib.bbl' is wrong format version - expected 2.8. But now I instead get: ! Package xkeyval Error: `...
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Making the arXiv accept a BibTeX BBL (May 2018)

I would like to upload a preprint to the arXiv with a bibliography. I prefer Biber personally, but I know from experience that if I upload a .bbl made with Biber, the arXiv will not interpret it ...
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Which biblatex/biber version produces BBL format 2.8?

I try submit an article with citations to arxiv.org, and the TeX output says Package biblatex Warning: File 'main.bbl' is wrong format version - expected 2.8. Okay, so my local biblatex/biber ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Add bibliography to toc with KOMA-Script

I try to write a small class for myself at the moment. So far everything is working as expected except of putting the bibliography title inside the table of content. Normally I use the KOMA option ...
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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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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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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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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: endash instead of hyphen in page ranges

Quick PSA for people like me, who might end up here via Google in the future: This issue has generally resolved itself with Biblatex Version 3.11 - if you have this installed, you might be ...
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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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Bibliography Printing without Numbers - TikzPoster

When attempting to print references in a block, there are no reference numbers to link to the citations. main.tex \documentclass[25pt, portrait, margin=0in, innermargin=1in, colspace=1in, ...
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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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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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Has anybody implemented Society of Automotive Engineer (SAE) style bibliographies with a biblatex/biber solution?

There already exists an SAE class on CTAN contributed by Axel Franke, which although it is 15 years old (last update 2000-11-14) is still workable with a few tweaks, I think. The problem I am facing ...
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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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biblatex show urldate as full date

I am trying to use biblatex to format the reference to print the urldate in long form (Australian order) to match my university's style guide. I modified all the other fields using biblatex.cfg I ...
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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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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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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/biber patent citation support (based on zotero+bbl output)

I have a few questions on biblatex regarding patent citations which I think has very poor support only; my workflow is as follows: search Google patents use zotero connector and import patent to ...
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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 for biblatex/biber to eliminate the warning “month not integer…”

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 cannot switch to another tool now. Mendeley is capable of ...
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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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Use biblatex with book document class in Overleaf/sharelatex [closed]

I am writing a thesis with a template, which specifies \documentclass{book}. The template assumes I will enter my references manually in the format that they want. However, I would like to use bibtex ...
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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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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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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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How to move the url date to the end of the reference?

I'm using biblatex: \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[backend=bibtex, sorting=none, bibstyle=ieee]{biblatex} \bibliography{references} \printbibliography[title={References}] The reference ...
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Inconsistent bracket color with citet and citep

I am using biblatex: \usepackage[style=authoryear, natbib=true, hyperref=true, url=false, doi=false, isbn=false, ...
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Citing two authors/Journals: Issue(Number)

A while back, this customized Bib-style has been craftet for me on this platform and it has been working great ever since. Now, I have to change it up a little bit but don't know how: Whenever I'm ...
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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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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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How can I use BibTeX and Biblatex properly using vim LaTeX suite?

I just stated using the vim-LaTeX-suite. It works quite well, but I fail in using BibTeX. My vimrc file is the following. I use an external build order and I think this causes additional problems: ...
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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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How to get vim-latex's \cite completion to pick up the .bib file from the directory below?

I'm using the Classic Thesis Latex template which provides the Chapters in a separate folder in relation to the 'root' file and the .bib file. When editing the chapters in Vim I would like to use the ...
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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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Extra blank page before References when the last page is full - APA6 A4 template, Xetex

I badly need your expert help, tried to find solutions to no avail. In a simple document when the last page is full, LaTeX will render a blank page before inserting the references. If the last page ...
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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 ...