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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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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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How to change abbreviation of translator in biblatex

I would like to change the current abbreviated "Übers. von" to "Übersetzt von" for translators in bibltex. There seems to be a similar question but the translator part was omitted in the answer: ...
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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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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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Biblatex not working with Winedt

I'm trying to merge the three chapters of my PhD thesis using \subfile, and I want the .bib files to be added at the end of each chapter. I'm trying with only one .bib file first and it doesn't work, ...
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How to mention where a citation is used in the references section?

My question is rather the opposite, since I want to remove the bolded part from a citation: Xu, J., Benbasat, I., & Cenfetelli, R. T. (labelyearlabelmonthlabelday). “Integrating service quality ...
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How can I change “and” for another symbol. I write in Spanish

How can I change 'and' in my cites? E.g. "Rojas and Torres" I want "Rojas y Torres".
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Help with references in Texstudio

I have started using Texstudio recently. I am having trouble with my references updating as I go. I have changed the Compile command to be PDFLatex + Bibtex + PDFLatex x2 + PDF Viewer. This still ...
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! Paragraph ended before \name was complete

I recently upgraded my texlive packages at home and I cannot compile my document anymore due to the references. I googled for it for several days already and I cannot find anything recent about this ...
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LaTeX Error: File `biblatex-apa.sty' not found

This is my first document with LaTeX and I have this problem: Every time I try to compile I get this error: ! LaTeX Error: File `biblatex-apa.sty' not found. ! ==> Fatal error occurred, no output ...
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Trouble with dates in biblatex-apa using biber

I was using the APA format citation for my thesis, which I am writing in Overleaf, which uses an old version of biblatex-apa. \RequirePackage[style=apa, backend=biber]{biblatex} My .bib file is: @...
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(labelyearlabelmonthlabelday) in biblatex-apa bibliography

I'm having trouble using biblatex-apa to create a bibliography. When I run my project through latexmk, I get a reference section that looks like this: Chan, K., Van Zwieten, L., Meszaros, I., ...
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How do I properly implement Biblatex with the Biber backend in Texmaker? [closed]

I believe I have everything configured correctly (having looked at other questions). I have replaced bibtex % with biber % in the Commands and I have selected PdfLaTex + Bib(la)tex + PdfLaTex (x2) + ...
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(Biblatex) How to suppress page field in footcite if postnote is present?

For my thesis, I am using the biblatex style oxnotes, which is a style fairly similar to verbose and uses footnotes. If I use the \footcite command with a postnote specified, for an entry with page ...
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Keep lowercase in biblatex

I have a little issue, my bibliography (using Biblatex, biber) is written in upper case while I did note specified anything (I think), and I'm not happy with this. Here is a little example : \...
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Conflict using french babel resulting in bibliography refs appearing in smallcaps [duplicate]

I wanted to re-run my thesis and while I changed nothing (nor the file format, the bib file or anything), all my references in the text now appear in smallcaps. I suspect there is a conflict with the ...
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Citet command not an option for Biblatex

I am a bit new to LaTeX etc. so please excuse me if this is a beginner question. I would like to cite references within my document in the following style: According to Powell et al. (2007)... ...
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Biblatex citing shorthands

Edited just in case: MWE. Could you point out to the macro in the standard biblatex that may help discern the first citation from the others so that the latter came out or shorthands? Just in case I ...
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Change biblatex field format only when field has been replaced

In my document, I want to have all abbreviations consisting of consecutive capitals to be set 90 per cent of the font size. I can do that manually in the text. But if it comes to journal abbreviations,...
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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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Biblatex bibliography title fields for different entries

I'd like to typeset my bibliography (which currently contains > 100 entries) and I'm strongly considering using biblatex. I'd like to try some alternatives, being one of them printing the title of an ...
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Slightly modify style in biblatex

Edit: I tried making a MWE, I hope it is correct this way. If not, please let me know! .tex document: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{scrreprt} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \...
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BibLaTeX Title goes into the margin in bibliography [closed]

I am new to LaTeX and don't know how to handle the title of a bibliography element to not break the margin, as seen in the screenshots. Are there any ideas on how I could solve this? Bib entry: @...
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biblatex: sentence case and nested quotation marks

If a title contains formatting commands, how can we hook in \MakeSentenceCase to ensure correct casing and, say, nesting of quotation marks? The example below doesn't work; the quotes are properly ...
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Biblatex/Biber \AtNextBibliography and \fontsize{}{}

I am tying to customly set the font size of my bibliography with biber. I found a solution here that works for the standard defined fontsizes \small, \large etc. When I use \fontsize{size}{skip} ...
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Undefined control sequence. \datalist etc

I am currently writing my bachelor thesis and have to use latex for it. In the past I have never used latex in my whole life. Still things running good but I have to use latexdiff with the --flatten ...
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How to make a custom biblatex driver that extends biblatex-chicago?

I'm trying to modify the @online citation style from biblatex-chicago that looks like this To something that looks like this in particular having the URL first, the date in [year] 年 [month] 月 [day] ...
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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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How to cite an item with a parallel Ancient Greek title?

\usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[LGR,T1]{fontenc}, \usepackage[polutonikogreek,english]{babel} \usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{...
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Custom citations and bibliography with natbib

This is a very specific problem. I am a member of a project-group of 6 people (5 other than me). I am the only one who is LaTeX "Certified" (or "master" like my group calls me) in my group, so when it ...
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Biblatex ambiguous citations aren't ambiguous - they have different years

I'm a bit annoyed with the typesetting of citations that biblatex deems "ambiguous". In the following example, I have two papers with the same first author, but a different second author in two ...
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How to remove the comma before a post-note in citations using biblatex?

I'm managing my references using biblatex. Sometimes I need to write a post-note, but the citation appears with a comma (´,´). There is a way to erase it? \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \...
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Pre- and post-notes at citations with supercite (biblatex)

I'm using \supercite with biblatex for a numeric superscripted citation style. Prenotes and postnotes are, as per the manual, discarded. Is there any simple way to add them back in? \documentclass{...
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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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biblatex+biber: issue={4es} or number={4es}?

Let's assume we want to cite the article https://doi.org/10.1145/242224.242385 Our LaTeX document contains \usepackage[backend=biber,style=numeric-comp,sortcites=true,maxbibnames=99,useprefix=true,...
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How to re-number biblatex citations

I am writing a long dissertation with lots of included files, and my supervisor has suggested numbering my citations in order of appearance rather than by author. I understand that I can achieve this ...
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How to cite with only year inside brackets, and not both name-year?

I am new to using Bibtex and Latex, writing the document in Texshop. I have been able to get working my Bibliography which I particularly wanted in the Harvard Referencing Style. However, the result ...
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Format page numbers in biblatex

Consider the following biblatex/biber minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{references.bib} @article{abc, author = {A Author}, title = {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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\printbibliography[heading=none] also removes entry numbers

I am trying to print my publications list on my CV. It currently looks like this in the LaTeX: \nocite{*} \printbibliography I would like to get rid of the "References title". Adding [heading=none] ...
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Comma after last author field in biblatex

Currently, my references (not citations) have no comma between the last author name, e.g. Author, AB, CD Author 2012 Author, AB, CD Author et al. 2012 What I would like is: Author, AB, CD Author, ...
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extsizes and natbib / biblatex troubling around

I took the template from rsc.org and adjusted it for the needs recommended for this work. Now, extsizes makes trouble, so I excluded it with every line referring to it. natbib was also troubling ...
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Custom \cite command

I'm trying to create a custom \cite command that takes in three arguments: the book/article name and the initial and final pages of the part that I'm citing. This is the code so far: \renewcommand{\...
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Replace the 'doi' keyword for all entries in a bibliography with \aiDoiSquare icon from academicons package

I am currently making my CV and using the biblatex/biber combo for bibliography management. For visual pizazz, I wish to replace the keyword doi for each entry in the generated bibliography with the ...
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Numbers in bibliography cannot be switched on

Using beamer, XeLaTeX and biber, I have single citations in footnotes and a full bibliography on the last slide. I would like to have numbered entries in the full bibliography but using \...
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How to supress book page totals in latex bibliography

I have a .bib file that includes pagetotal information. How do I surpress that information from being printed when I compile my document. This is the inverse of the problem here, from which I use the ...
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TexPad Biblatex citing not working

I just started using TexPad but citing is not working. Everything worked fine in Overleaf. But in TexPad citation just doesnt work. I dont get any errors. This is how the start of my document looks ...
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Biblatex bibliography style without URLs when DOI exists (in Overleaf with Zotero bibliography)

I have a Zotero bibliography in Overleaf. I use biblatex. \usepackage[backend=biber,citestyle=authoryear]{biblatex} \addbibresource{zoteroALH.bib} Bibliography entries look like: @book{de_saint-...
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Print url only if doi not present

this question inspired me to make the printing of the Url and the Eprint field conditional, so that it only prints if there's no Doi field. Any pointers would be appreciated, If I use the code posted ...
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Include a reference in the bibliography without citing it in the text [duplicate]

This might be a silly question, but I want to include a reference without actually citing it in the article, I just want it to be added to references. I'm using a .bib file which is included in the ....