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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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Why gives biblatex warning when it properly loads Hungarian?

As of biblatex v3.12, it supports the Hungarian language, but I get a warning when I try to run pdflatex. I have the files mwe.tex: \UseRawInputEncoding % https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/446653/...
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Biber: accented character in bib file, Can't decode ill-formed UTF-8 octet sequence [duplicate]

I'm using MikTeX 2.9 on Windows, biblatex v3.12 and biber 2.12. The following MWE gives the error Data file 'bibliography.bib' cannot be read in encoding 'utf8': Can't decode ill-formed UTF-8 octet ...
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Biblatex APA-style special issue code shows up in the in-text citation

When my citation is from a special issue of a journal, the issue field of my citation contains letters (for example issue = {S1}). The problem is that the issue code shows up in the in-text citation ...
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Biblatex printing weird citations via \citep{} within APA

When using the APA style to automate my citations, it prints out with a ", 2" or a ", 1" at the end, as if it's supposed to be a page or paragraph number. After reviewing my bib file, I strongly ...
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Reproduce chem-angew bibliography style

I am trying to use the chem-angew bibliography style that is documented here. However the result I am getting is just not the same as the one in the documentation. In the docs there are no further ...
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Hyperlinked footnote and footcite markers automatically separated by raised commas

The posting Incompatibility between footmisc-option multiple and hyperref contains a solution to having consecutive footnote markers hyper-linked and automatically separated by raised commas. How to ...
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Creating an annotated bibliography in APA

Update: When I tried implemented gusbrs's solution (below), I was having issues with the code as well, so I couldn't add my own references. Then I discovered that the issue had something to do with my ...
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Problem with bibliography using bibtex biber with a special style

In this MWE I get the biblatex error that the style spmpsci cannot be found. I only have the file spmpsci.bst and not one with suffix .bbx. The spmpsci.bst file is available on https://www.springer....
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How to use custom bibstyle with biblatex

I am using Biblatex for bibliography. This works fine with builtin styles like ieee. But when I gave a custom bst file I got it gives me not found error. My command was \usepackage[bibstyle=splncs]{...
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Customizing biblatex

I have problems customizing my own biblatex style. It should look like that: I tried it over the weekend after reading manual and post. I thought that it would be easier to customize an already ...
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How to get the lettering in \citeyear?

I have the following document \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage[maxlevel=3]{csquotes} \usepackage{graphicx} \...
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Add field “tome” to biblatex entries

I need to add a new field in the @book or @InProceedings entries: this field is "tome", for I have for instance the following title: Francesco Bertolini, Società di trasmissione orale: mito e ...
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including citavi “parallel title” feature with biblatex

This is a very simple question, probably not needing even a MWE - how do I include the "parallel title" field in Citavi in any of the standard style files by accessing the .bib database with biblatex? ...
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URLs do not appear or work in bibliography using BibLaTeX and XeLaTeX and the packages abntex2 and biblatex-abnt

I use Biblatex (biber 2.12), XeLaTeX (XeteX 3.1415) and the packages abntex2 and biblatx-abntex2 on macOS High Sierra 10.13.6. [I also use Linux] At this image, notice the < > where the URLs ...
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Variable expanding inside BibLaTeX \addbibresource

I am working with a custom class provided by my university for the typesetting of thesis. The class automatically includes BibTex references in the document. I want to modify the class to make it work ...
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undefined control sequence \abx@aux@sortscheme

I am trying to start a basic tex document with bibtex citations as follows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=bibtex]{biblatex} \bibliography{biblo} \begin{document} \printbibliography \...
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Is there any guidance on how to properly cite when using the alphabetic style? [on hold]

I am looking for some specifications how to use the alphabetic style for citing properly. I know that there are different solutions and that this is highly related to personal preference or specific ...
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Biber 2.11: Data file … cannot be read in encoding UTF-8 … ill-formed UTF-8 octet sequence … at … Slurper.pm line 63

I have just changed computers, and running Biber 2.11 now produces this error: Utils.pm:209> ERROR - Data file ... cannot be read in encoding 'UTF-8': Can't decode ill-formed UTF-8 octet sequence ...
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with biber, how to declare that all citations in a given file are of a given category?

I am using biblatex with Biber. I am using categories to separate citations that belong to different types and to produce different bibliographies accordingly. Let's say I have a.bib file that ...
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No `\citation`, `\bibdata` or `\bibstyle` commands

I am following the biblatex in a nutshell (for beginners) and meet this error during compiling BiBTeX: This is BibTeX, Version 0.99d (MiKTeX 2.9.6500) The top-level auxiliary file: test.aux I found ...
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Editing a citation style (verbose-ibid), removing the “in :” (article) and changing “:” for a comma (book)

I have two question, they should normally be separate questions, but I think that the answer for both questions will be similar. I want to make modifications in my citation style. 1) for an article, ...
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Display TEL/HAL eprints with the same design as ArXiv preprints with BibLaTeX

using biblatex, I want to hide the full URL of some phd references on TEL (thèse en ligne) and HAL (Hyper articles en ligne) and just display the actual reference number that will link to the proper ...
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How to cite title and reference and page numbers with biblatex?

I want to be able to cite a specific page from a reference using biblatex. I have noticed that from \textcite[109]{Klein:400738} would print the author's name with the brackets containing the page ...
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Implementing Biber for Biblatex in Microsoft Visual Studio Code

it is my first question here, so please be gentle, I try to explain the problem as good as I can. I don't have any programming background, only using LaTeX for Thesis writing in chemsitry. I'm unsing ...
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“Undefined citation” error [duplicate]

I have this in references.bib ​ @online{sep, author = "Barry W. Boehm", title = "Seven Basic Principles of Software Engineering", year = "2008", url = "http://sunset.usc.edu/TECHRPTS/...
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Bibtex - Can't find the right bibliography style

I want to reference an article, and the authors specifically request that the full reference is provided as such: IPCC, 2014: Climate Change 2014: Synthesis Report. Contribution of Working Groups I,...
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additional fields for biblatex/biber “set”

I would like to extend the entry type set of biblatex to take additional fields - but I didn't get it to work so far. Consider this: You have a series of books all with the same author(s) and main ...
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custom citation format based on custom tag in .bib-file

first off: I will very much try to do this myself. I'll probably fail epicly but at least I will have tried :) If you look into my post history, you will notice I am (forced to) create my own APA-...
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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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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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How to cite an online PDF document in LaTeX?

I have found an interesting article on the Internet which I want to use for my bachelor thesis. The article is an online PDF document and I am writing my thesis with LaTeX. What type do I have to use ...
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Biblatex lncs formatting only

I need to use lncs format for my bibliography for a document class of book When using \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oneside]{book} \usepackage[ doi=false ,isbn=false ,url=false ,backend=biber ,style=...
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Biblatex adds comma before author in footnotes

The footnote should look like this But unfortunately it looks like this: So, it adds an comma every time I use a prefix in \footcite my preamble looks like this: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,...
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Why bibliography does not work on overleaf.com? [duplicate]

I cannot get bibliography to work correctly on overleaf.com Below a minimal case. The citation in the abstract instead of rendering as [1], renders as [bib:imdb], and I get an error in the log file: ...
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Ampersand as namessep in biblatex label

I am trying to change the way that labels are generated. Some of it I already got working (only at maximum two authors, only last two digits of the year), but one thing does not seem to work, which is ...
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Self-declared 'DeclareCiteCommand' shall not increase counter of references

I have created a BibLaTeX library, which contains entries in a custom made BibTeX format of all my colleagues. With help of DeclareCiteCommand, I have defined several custom 'cite' commands, which I ...
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Bibliography per chapter and a global bibliography in alphabetic order

I've been reading some other questions regarding this topic, I know they are a lot of them. Yet still, I haven't found a solution to my specific problem. I have multiple chapters of my thesis, I ...
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How to \addbibresource all *.bib files from a directory with biblatex

I'm using biblatex with biber under MiKTeX on Windows. I have many .bib files in a directory (say $localtexmf/bibtex/bib) which I would like to \addbibresource all at once. Is there a built-in option ...
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How to use the key datatype and localization in biblatex

I am trying to create a custom field in biblatex of type key \DeclareDatamodelFields[type=field, datatype=key]{myfield} Based on my understanding of the documentation Key fields May hold ...
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Omit Vol and Issue/No?

I get different formatting with different bib sources (like article, book), but none of them are correct in their current state. So in books it shows the vol as Bd., however neither vol. nor Bd. nor ...
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BibLaTeX: bibliography not appearing in table of contents [duplicate]

I have a report created in Latex: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[backend=bibtex]{biblatex} \addbibresource{testbib.bib} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \chapter{First chapter} For more ...
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Colon after volume IF booktype and series following volume directly [duplicate]

I am currently trying to figure out how to replace the dot by a colon after volume if * the bibliography entry is a book AND * the volume nr is directly followed by series So instead of Bd. 10. ...
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Remove parentheses at year biblatex with author year [duplicate]

I'm trying to use authoryear style and remove the parentheses around the year: Authors...2018. Title... instead of Authors...(2018) Title... in the bibliography. I am, however, not able to get ...
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Biber / Biblatex incompatible after Miktex update [duplicate]

I just updated my MikTex installation and now biber does not work anymore. INFO - This is Biber 2.12 INFO - Logfile is 'build\thesis.blg' INFO - Reading 'build\thesis.bcf' ERROR - Error: Found ...
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set “In:” in front of journaltitle

sorry for all the questions, your help was amazing so far! I have yet another question. I want journal titles in articles to be preceded by In: just like in collections (example of ...
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Using biblatex in LyX: displaying all authors of multi-author works in the bibliography

I have a follow-up question to biblatex: displaying all authors of multi-author works in the bibliography. For that question, in LyX, we cannot simply write \usepackage[maxbibnames=99]{biblatex} in ...
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Bib(la)tex \newrefcontext with labelprefix causes \printbibliography to list no entries

I suspect I am missing some configuration value but can't figure out which one. When I use \newrefcontext to prefix each of my references with a given label (option labelprefix=...) I end up with my ...
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Why Biber does not create bbl file?

I am using TexLive full 2017 on Linux Mint 19 Tara machine. I have installed biber 2.9 as well. All works fine when I have backend as bibtex but when change that to biber, this does not create bib ...
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Shorthands for bibitems with them and without space before other items

I have used the approach in this question: Add Text/Comment into bibliography in order to print shorthands before my bibitems (that have them). I want them on the same line, so I modified the code to ...
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Separate biblatex biblios, descending numbering, 'check' filters

I would like to produce multiple bibliographies in a CV, separating papers that have no dates from those with dates (one way to tell if they are 'under review' or 'published' - I realise there are ...