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With Xelatex, references not compiling after installation of BidDesk update.

I've been working on a large and extremely important document (important to me, at least), and up until today have had no problem (in Xelatex) compiling my document including references in TeXShop ...
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LaTeX/BibTeX do not like a certain URL

I have a Bibtex entry that contains a URL that latex does not like: http://www-nlpir.nist.gov/projects/duc/duc2007/assessor.update_summarization.instructions.pdf I get this error: Missing $ ...
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Best practice for biblatex, biber, utf8 files

I use biblatex and biber. I used to use bibtex. So, when I first started writing .bib files I would have entries like this: @article{descartes, Author = {Descartes, Ren{\'{e}}} Title = ...
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Where does BibDesk store its BibTeX style sheets?

Where are the BibTeX style sheets that can be used by "Preferences -> TeX preview" in BibDesk? I would like to add my own.
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Handling the nobility particle in bibliography

The surnames with a nobility particle (e.g. "de Sample", or "van Sample") are being listed in the bibliography in the alphabetical order by the first letter of the particle (e.g. "van Sample" is ...
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Can I change how files are saved in BibDesk and JabRef?

I work on both Windows and OS X. On the Mac, I love BibDesk and how it displays keywords and linked files. On Windows, I use JabRef, which is nice but is not BibDesk. The main problem I have is how ...
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Why does't bibliography show up in my tex document?

I try to include bibliography in my tex file, seemingly do everything according to the instructions but it doesn't show up. I use bibdesk. Included all possible packages. Here is the tex code. ...
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Use all biblatex fields in bibdesk

In the BibDesk wiki (BibDesk Tips and Tricks) there is some information on customizing BibDesk for biblatex, including a link to a TypeInfo file that can be used to create all of the biblatex fields ...
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Jabref can use bibdesk filepointers?

I am wondering whether there is a way to use BibDesk's filepointers? It has been suggested here that JabRef might not see anything that is specific to BibDesk: Will JabRef affect my BibDesk BibTeX ...
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My citations are not showing up [duplicate]

I'm using TexMaker to write my thesis with Classic Thesis template, I have just started, but the first cite is not showing up, is like this: \begin{quote} Called \textbf{classification} or ...
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Remove numbers from CV bibliography using biblatex in Texshop

I have a question in relation to my CV that I am working on in Texshop. The problem I have encountered is to do with the bibliography, which shows up numbered - like so [n]. I have been trying to ...
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Will JabRef affect my BibDesk BibTeX file?

I have a large bibliography with linked pdfs on my mac which I manage with BibDesk. It is on Google Drive and I want to open it in JabRef on my linux laptop. Will either of these managers affect ...
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RIS & crufty bibtex to biblatex without an OCD tool?

I have 30 years of bibtex in a file with some other notes. Bibtex doesn't mind, but biblatex does. Also, certain publishers (Nature, APA, MIT) don't provide bibtex but do provide dois or ris. I've ...
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Shortening Reference

I want to reference [Was97] L. Washington, Introduction to cyclotomic fields, Springer, New York, 1997. in my text. However, using Bibdesk, it autogenerates Was97 for me. How may I change that to ...
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Biblatex mla - no bibliography, no references, no nothing

I'm relatively new to the world of LaTeX, but so far I managed to put together a nice looking layout by browsing through StackExchange and reading manuals. Now I've been trying for 3 days to get ...
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Removing fields from BibDesk

Apologies if this question has been posted somewhere else, but I have not managed to find an answer that works for me. I am trying to create a bibliography using Harvard style, using BibDesk to ...
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\cite{*} not working, no bibliography [duplicate]

I'm using this template style found here: http://www.latextemplates.com/template/masters-doctoral-thesis. I used Bibdesk to create my .bib file. The citekeys weren't working, I was simply getting [ ...
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Bibdesk citing [?] instead of a proper citation [duplicate]

new to LaTeX and BibDesk. Hoping to somehow figure out how to get it to work! I've entered all the required information into a bib file called Chapterbib.bib and saved it in the same folder as my ...
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TeXShop, BibDesk, URLs not shown and extra citation numbers?

I am using TeXShop and BibDesk on Mac and even though I add "webpage" entries to BibDesk, they don't show up in TeXShop. Also, I get these extra citation numbers at the end of my document: when I ...
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Citing with the “apacite” package and bibliography style

I use MacTex2011 distribution with BibDesk. I wrote a paper in documentclass{article}. For quotations, I'd have wanted it to output "FirstAuthor et al., year" for all references with more than 2 ...
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Bibliography style with only the initials of the first names

I created a .bib file using BibDesk, which contains the following reference: @article{Farrell:2005aa, Author = {Farrell, Jay and Sharma, Manu and Polycarpou, Marios}, Cited-By = {113}, ...
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BibDesk to Word via bibfuse: some coding

I have recently started working with clinical colleagues who think LaTeX is a synthetic rubber used to make examination gloves, and have been forced to work with MS Word. In my Tex setup, I use ...
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How would I cite a dataset from BibDesk on Beamer presentation?

I manage my bibliography using BibDesk on Mac OS X. I have a presentation using Beamer on which I would like to include some bibliographies. I am using TeXShop to do that. What I know is that I ...
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Best practices in organizing BibDesk files

How many BibDesk files? I am using LaTeX (and BibDesk) for research only (i.e., to write papers, book chapters, dissertation, etc.), therefore I need to cite an overlapping selection of references ...
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Bibdesk “convert files” removes DOI from entries - recovery possible? [closed]

Bibdesk's (1.6.2 (3071)) "Convert Files" function removes DOIs from all found entries and instead assigns them as links. This is nice to have, but I want to include the DOIs in my references ...
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Citation with DOI that has underscore breaks functionality in BibDesk

One functionality of BibDesk that is nice is the ability to click on a link at the end of the Doi entry field, which will open up the link http://dx.doi.org/DOI-HERE in a browser. One problem I've ...
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LyX and BibDesk (OS X): Citation of URLs in footnotes and bibliography doesn't work

I have a problem concerning citation of URLs in LyX with BibDesk. Whenever I try to cite a URL, for example an entry in Wikipedia, LyX only gives me a question mark ("?") in my footnote and no entry ...
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problems with biblatex and biber

I have tried to make biber to work on my machine, unsuccessfully. I have searched all over and have read all the biblatex-biber related posts, but nothing seems to do the trick. Here is a Minimal (Not ...
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Make a single reference list for multiple documents

How can I create a single reference list that contains precisely the items cited in at least one of several distinct documents? I do not want to include any references that not actually cited, but ...
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BibDesk doesn't import article information and cite key is useless with Bibtex, even after manual import [closed]

I think there is a communication problem between my thesis latex file (and the bibliography instructions) and the Bibdesk: what i use to contain my bibliography. When i first installed BibDesk, I ...
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Customizing BibDesk's preview style to include DOIs

I often use the preview feature of BibDesk to generate citations I can cut & paste into other documents (e.g. for those colleagues of mine who can't let go of their lowly Microsoft word ...
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how can I Cite the DSM if BibDesk does not allow for the proper format?

I would like to cite in my list of References DSM III, however, none of the format in BibDesk would work! The problem is not how to cite Dsm III in APA, but what type of BibDesk entry("Manual" would ...
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How would I cite a dataset with BibTeX?

I want to output something like this: Pew Research Center for the People & the Press. (2008). April 2012 Values Survey [Data file]. Available from Pew Research Center for the People & the ...
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Bibdesk import article information

I am working on my thesis and this includes a number of articles downloaded from various academic resources. When doing this hardly any citation information is coming along with the papers and i have ...
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Set feature “preview” in BibDesk to generate preview in APA format

BibDesk has a preview feature that allows you to visualize the typeset output of the reference you just entered. I would like to know how to make BibDesk to typeset the preview using APA style.
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BibDesk plain text preview

BibDesk usually provides preview formats in TeX, HTML, doc, and RTF. Sometimes, we want to use the complete citation in presentation slides. It would be easier to have previews in plain text. How do ...
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BibDesk: Preview with your favourite biblatex-style

I use BibDesk to organise my library and implement quotations through biblatex in my documents. BibDesk has this feature of allowing the user to see a BiBTeX-preview (not biblatex!) of the currently ...