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Inserting urls in bibdesk

I am working with bibdesk in latex, only when I want to insert URL's in misc. I only get errors. The first image below shows how I am working now: To However, I have heard it is possible to add ...
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Unwanted comma between author and year using citet command

I've been using the biblatex package for a while, and since updating my TeX installation (post-el capitan upgrade) I have been experiencing the following. If the following is typed: Such and such ...
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How can I change editors to Eds. in bibliography?

I use \bibliographystyle{apalike-fr}. I use BibDesk. In the references I get this: How can I change change "éditeurs" into "Eds." and "Ed." if single editor ?
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Bibliography errors when using \cite{example}, \bfseries invalid in math mode

Everything else works except for the references, not quite sure why. The aux file always replaces the file I want to load with another empty .bib file too.
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Sudden error in TeXShop: “I found no \bibdata” and “I found no \bibstyle”

I am new to LaTeX, so apologies for any naivety. I am working on a project and report and was adding a new reference when suddenly the BibTeX report console produced this: This is BibTeX, Version 0....
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Harvard citation in LyX gives “author?” or “year?”, using bibDesk

Hi and thanks for excellent forum! I am attempting to use bibDesk with LyX. I save the file in bibDesk (text encoding Unicode UTF-8), import it in lyx with style plain, and change the bibliography ...
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How to change “and” to ampersand, & in citations using BibDesk? [duplicate]

So I have TeXShop for mac, and this comes with BibDesk. Have used BibDesk to create a database with all my references in, and am using this with TeXShop in my LaTeX document. My advisor wants me to ...
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Bibdesk texpreview fail after adding preamble

BibDesk doesn't allow me to Tex preview my citations after I added the following line to the preamble of my template file: @preamble{"\newcommand{\SortNoop}[1]{}"} (this is the only preamble I have)...
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permanent preamble in bibdesk-texshop

I use TexShop as my bib file generator and manage it with Bibdesk (I have a mac). How do I add a command to the preamble of the bib file which will always stay there even when I update my references ...
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Bibliography: letter after year when there are more than two authors

I'm having some minor issues with those bibliography entries which contain three authors or more: in the bibliography itself, it automatically adds a letter after the year (i.e. 1993b), even though ...
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how to get TexShop to auto-complete custom citation and cross-reference commands

I'd like to use a custom cross-referencing command, called \pref{}, in TexShop and have it trigger autocompletion the way \ref{} does. Similarly for a custom citation command \citepage{}. I have the ...
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Bibliography not showing up [duplicate]

I've created a bibliography in bibdesk. When I try to print it in latex, it's not showing up. I've used the following: Usepackages: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{fourier} \pagestyle{...
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IEEE Style Using BibDesk and texshop

I am trying to get the reference list compiled in TeXShop I do not know what I'm doing wrong I created a file in bibDesk and I put it in the same file that i have my .tex file in, and I even named ...
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`MacTeX` problem: `/Library/TeX/texbin/pdflatex does not exist` error

Like others have noted, after upgrading to El Capitan, there was a required reconfiguration for MacTeX. I completed the fix specified here: https://tug.org/mactex/UpdatingForElCapitan.pdf. So, I ...
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text preview feature does not work anymore after upgrade to El Captain

I am using a MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2012) running OS X 10.11. After having upgraded to El Captain, Bibdesk is not producing anymore the preview of my bibliographic entries. How can I visualize ...
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Text alignment in bibliography

I'm using BibDesk on Mac to manage my bibliography, and I use the phjcp bibstyle (to have small caps & unsorted refs). The thing is : I have very long titles and url to display, and the problems ...
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Bibdesk incompatible webpage field

! Package biblatex Error: No driver found. throwing errors I can't find a driver for the entry type 'url' and I can't find a driver for the entry type 'webpage' and there is no fallback driver either....
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How to create a new BibDesk export template

Where do I find the current "Minimal BibTex" template for exporting a library? I want to (a) create a new version that includes URLs and DOIs, (b) name it "MinPlus BibTex", and (c) save it to wherever ...
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Set default pdf viewer in BibDesk

Is it yet possible to set the default PDF viewer in BibDesk? And if so how? I can't find anything within recent years about this, was heavily discussed about 5+ years ago. I know that I can open ...
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Aux file won't finish writing

I've used Bibdesk to write a bibliography, and I've simply copied the cite commands into my .tex file, so I know they're right. I have at the bottom of my .tex file simply: \bibliography{ref} ...
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I couldn't open the database file for BibDesk

I have searched through many posts that address this problem, however, none of the solutions seem to be a fix. I am trying to compile my latex document using BibDesk on a 10.10.3 macbook but the ...
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Export bib file only containing certain fields from BibDesk

I have a .bib file that I want to shrink down so that it only contains all the entries but only a subset of the original parameters. Furthermore, I would like to do this by specifying which parameters ...
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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 [duplicate]

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 \textbf{...
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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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A problem getting 'author (forthcoming a, b)' in citation; natbib

I'm trying to cite two forthcoming publications of a single author, storing them under cite-keys 'Author' and 'Author1', and letting the year for each entry be 'forthcoming.' (I'm using BibDesk ...
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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 (APA-...
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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 ...