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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 disable percent-encoding in URLs?

I try to add a unicode URL into the bibliography and LaTeX automatically converts the cyrillyc letters into percent-encoding. I found that hyperref is responsible for this, but I found no way to ...
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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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How to use another author name in the text than in the bibliography

I use Biblatex with the authoryear style. I would like to show the abbreviation of an author's name (actually an organization) when using the \citet command, but I would to have the fully name in the ...
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Linking referencing software with Latex

I am using papers3 to generate references, however i do not know how to link the generated references with bibtex. Does any one know how to do this ?
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maxcitenames to be a variable

I need to submit my work. The publisher has the following requirements. To use the author-year method of citing. For works with 2 authors, include both authors for all citations; for works with 3 to ...
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How to omit address field while using biblatex

I know its possible to omit url by url=no How to omit address? I tried address=no but its not that. Just found: \DeclareSourcemap{ \maps[datatype=bibtex, overwrite]{ \map{ \step[...
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How to change all the BibTeX \cite{} commands to BibLaTeX parenthetical citation commands when switching from pure vanilla BibTeX to BibLaTEX?

Context I have a thesis of over 340 pages written using LaTeX and one massive BibTeX file for references (.bib). The thesis employs the \cite{} command for all in-text citations, there is a zillion ...
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How do I create citation call-outs and a formatted bibliography using biblatex?

Suppose I have this book to reference: @article{serre1977linear, title={Linear representations of finite groups}, author={Serre, Jean-Pierre}, year={1977}, publisher={Springer} } in my ...
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Original date of publication in Biblatex

I am using a bibliography that contains items with the original date of publication, as well as the modern reprint. A typical entry, for instance is: @book{Mill1965, author = {Mill, John Stuart}, ...
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Change the order of the pages and year in Biblatex

I found Change the order of the address and publisher in Biblatex and tried \renewbibmacro*{pages+year}{% \printlist{pages}% \iflistundef{year} {\setunit*{\addcomma\space}} {\setunit*{\...
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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 lithuanian

I'm trying to compile a pdf using \usepackage[lithuanian]{babel} but apparently pdflatex does not support lithuanian language yet. Is there any workaround how to change "and" and "&" in citations ...
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Cannot use biblatex

I have 32-bit miktex, on Windows 7. I was using bibtex. Now I want to switch to biblatex. Using Miktex Package Manager(MPM), I installed biblatex. MiKTeX Version: 2.9 32-bit. I used the following ...
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Biblatex sentence case and math mode not working together

Short version: how can I get maths/subscripts working with title case in biblatex without errors? This question and its answer describe making sentence case titles using biblatex (handy when your ....
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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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Scrbook: Using fallback calculation to setup font sizes

When using the class scrbook and customizing the font size prior the usage of \printbibliography I got these warning (and in big documents I got them several times): Class scrbook Warning: Using ...
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Problem running Biblatex with bib file exported from Zotero

I am trying since few days to solve a problem with Biblatex, which can't compile any of my references. I am running TeX Live 2013 (MacTeX) with Aquamacs as editor, biber 1.7 and biblatex 2.7. All ...
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Renumber bibliography in references

I am looking to get a continuation of numbers in my bibliography under my articles section, but as I have included a @misc to include hyperlinks in the articles section this is what I get: \...
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BibLaTeX not working with MikTeX, TeXMaker [closed]

I am using the latest version of both MikTeX and TexMaker (fresh install about two weeks ago). I am getting very frustrated because I am completely unable to use BibLatex in any of my documents. Here'...
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Title casing bibliography

Following along with the great article of How to get BibLaTeX-chicago use title case capitalization? I modified the source map to: <sourcemap> <maps datatype="bibtex" map_overwrite="1"> ...
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How do I force the title of a bibliography item to not go into the margin?

I have a citation for which the title is overflowing into the right margin. Any ideas on how to force it to not go into the margin? Here is my mwe: \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*...
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Biblatex customization not working

I'm working on my assignments for Study and unfortunately I'm too silly to understand the library... Currently the authoryear context is declared: --> See executable I already figured out how to ...
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How to fix the incompatility between BiBer and BiBLaTeX versions in TeXmaker?

I can't get citations to work with 32-bit MikTeX and TexMaker. It seems like my Biber and biblatex versions are out of sync but I don't know how to sync them, other than by using the "synchronize" ...
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Biblatex: Authors in small caps and bold in bibliography

I am using scrreprt KOMA-class with biblatex. I have my citations and bibliography set up as desired: However, one detail is missing: I would like the authors in the bibliography to be both small ...
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Why doesn't parskip=half work together with fontenc in bibliographies?

If \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} is used and parskip=half is set: Else (either \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} isn't used or parskip=half isn't set): I consider the second one the correct style. Why is there a ...
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dealing with strange characters in a bib file

I use mendeley to generate my bib file so I have a very large list of items (3000+) and since mendeley collects the bibliography information sometimes from the pdf file, there may be errors and ...
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Can't create a bibliography using biblatex [closed]

I am trying to create a bibliography in TeXstudio. Here is the code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{cmap} \usepackage{mathtext} \usepackage[T2A]{...
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BibTeX & TexMakerX 2.2 SVN

Why i get the error below with this settings? I use: TexMakerX 2.2 SVN TeXLive 2012 Windows \documentclass{book} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \usepackage[babel]{csquotes} \...
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modifying .aux output \bibdata, using biblatex/bibtex8 with a build directory

I want to use biblatex and I get got an error when using bibtex8 (or other backend, doesn't matter). I already identified the problem: I am using a 'build' direcotry. So my file stucture is: myfile....
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Custom biblatex citation style

With biblatex (+biber / lualatex) I wish to create a citation style as follows: the whole citation is within brackets and hyperlinked to the relevant bibliography entry, and has the form ...
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BibDesk: trouble adding in .bib file [duplicate]

I am trying to add in a .bib file created by BibDesk to my report. I have saved the .bib file in a different folder. However, it will not import in the typeset. I tried to follow the Overleaf ...
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Prevent BibLaTex from suppressing pagination prefix

I am citing a manual that has both section numbers and paragraph numbers. Sometimes, I want to cite an entire section, other times I want to also include a paragraph. For instance, I might type \cite[...
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“Und” between last and second last cite using \footcites with authoryear-ibid

I need to change \footcites/\cites in the way that the last delimiter (\multicitedelim) between the last and second last argument is an "und" (\bibstring{and}) instead of a semicolon. I know that this ...
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Create a modified cite command that colors the number inside the square brackets

i was searching for the past hour and couldnt find an answer. I'm using the cite{} command and its working nicely ofc. But I would like to make a small modification. When my reference appears in the ...
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biblatex: online -> “o. J.” when date = {}

I have a little problem with my bibliography. When i dont write a date in this field, there is only () in the bibliography, mainly in @online citations. Tex file: \documentclass[12pt]{scrartcl} ...
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Problems references Biber/Biblatex/TexMaker

I have a problem with references in TexMaker with biber&biblatex. My code is: LaTeX Warning: There were undefined references. Package biblatex Warning: Please (re)run Biber on the file: (...
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Error: Cannot find control file 'references.bcf'! - did you pass the “backend=biber” option to BibLaTeX?

When I compile my Latex file, I get this error: ERROR - Cannot find control file 'references.bcf'! - did you pass the "backend=biber" option to BibLaTeX? Do you have any idea what is the source of ...
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Multibib reverse label or sort order

I'm using multibib. I manually set the order of the bibliography. I would like the order of the numbered items to be reversed. For example, my document has: \nociteX{Foo} \nociteX{Bar} And the ...
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Adding bibliography to file in XeLatex [duplicate]

I want to add a references section to my report. However I have not been able to. I used \addbibresource, \bibliography, but no result. I have seen a lot of questions about this but nothing solved my ...
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How can I change bibliograpy spacing?

Here's my WME \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[top=2.5 cm, bottom=2.5 cm, left=4 cm, right=2.5 cm]{geometry} \usepackage[turkish,shorthands=:!]{babel} \usepackage[backend=biber, ...
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Customize biblatex entries (article, book, phd, techn report )

struggle against to modify biblatex based bibliography. I rly hope that you can help me. At first, here ist my MME: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oneside,ngerman]{scrbook} \usepackage{setspace} \...
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Replace characters in string based on preceding and following character

The following two strings are the result of the expansion of a biblatex citation command: Unicom Computer Corp. (in re), 13 F.3d 321, 30 Collier Bankr. Cas. 2d 655, 25 Bankr. Ct. Dec. 152 (9th Cir. ...
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How do I get “et al.” to appear in italics when using \textcite or \citeauthor with biblatex

I'm using biblatex with the chem-rsc package option. I sometimes make use of the \textcite{<key>} or \citeauthor{<key>} commands to put the authors' name into text. When there are many, ...
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How to make the style of title in @online biblatex non-italic [duplicate]

I have a book with @online biblatex url whose title will be appeared in italic. I want to make it non-italic for @online but for@book italic title is fine. Do you know how to do it? To run : I run ...
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How to tell BibLaTeX to produce the full citation instead of “ibid.” at a specific location?

Background: I am using BibLaTeX/Biber with style=authoryear-icomp to produce "(ibid.)" whenever there are successive identical citations. However, at certain points, I use \citetext{foo} to enter a ...
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How to cite book (author-year) and url(author) simultaneously in Biblatex

I have a book document and I want to use biblatex pacakage to cite a book (referring to author-year) and cite a url (referring to author) inside the text. It does not print any bibliography for me. Do ...
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How to upgrade 'biblatex' properly?

I use TeXLive 2012 under Ubuntu 12.10. I would like to upgrade biblatex to the latest version (2.3). I tried the following: download and unpack .tar.gz from https://github.com/plk/biblatex/downloads ...
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Biblatex's alphabetic style with numbers instead of years [duplicate]

By default, when you choose style=alphabetic with biblatex, citations will take the form [Abc12]. I would like to have only the letters – e.g. [Abc] – unless there is an ambiguity, in which case it ...
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How to get rid of (n.d.) when we cite url without year in Biblatex using authoryear style

I have a book as a document and use the Biblatex package with authoryear style. The problem is when I use \citeauthor to cite my url without citing the year in the Bibliography (n.d.) is shown which I ...
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How to reference an article which consists superscripts in its title?

I have a problem in referencing an article. The title has some superscript. It is giving error when I