## LaTeX forum ⇒ MiKTeX and proTeXt ⇒ Biber on current MiKTeX Topic is solved

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### Biber on current MiKTeX

Hey guys!

I am trying to use biblatex and Biber for citation. I installed MiKTeX 2.9/32bit (at first I tried 64 bit, but I have read that Biber is not included in x64). Now I want to run a simple file with one citation, but the problem is I get a PDF without the bibliography. Is there something wrong with the following? My problem is I don't get a single error message in the console.

\documentclass[11pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[   backend=biber,   style=authoryear, %% Zitierstil (siehe Dokumentation)   natbib=true, %% Bereitstellen von natbib-kompatiblen Zitierkommandos   hyperref=true, %% hyperref-Paket verwenden, um Links zu erstellen]{biblatex} \addbibresource{literatur.bib} \begin{document}Test\parencite{berger} \printbibliography\end{document}

The "literatur.bib":

% This file was created with JabRef 2.9.2.% Encoding: Cp1252 @BOOK{berger,   title = {Der demographische Wandel : Chancen fuer die Neuordnung der Geschlechterverhaeltnisse},   publisher = {Campus-Verl},   year = {2006},   author = {Berger, Peter A.},   address = {Frankfurt am Main ua},   language = {ger},   shorttitle = {Der demographische Wandel}}

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localghost
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And you have run Biber on the *.aux file in between? If you don't use an editor with built-in automatism you have to do that manually. The biblatex package won't do that for you. Tools like arara or latexmk could be helpful then.

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DarkRuler
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Hey!
Thanks for your answer, you solved my problem I opended the file in Texmaker, set biber for the biblatex command and ran biber. Now it works, but the process is not automated yet. I will try to do that some other time.