{bibtex} is specifically about Oren Patashnik's BibTeX program, its .bst style file and .bib database file formats, and use of these in creating documents. For general questions about bibliographies and citations, use {bibliographies} instead.

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German “Umlaute” in bibtex UTF 8 [on hold]

My TeXMaker shows me Package inputenc error: Keyboard character used is undefined(inputenc) in inputencoding 'utf8'. when I try to compile my document with PDFLaTeX. I had this error quite a lot ...
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Title not showig in bibliography due to modification of .bst file

I have modified the siam.bst bibliography style file to add eprint support. More specifically, I have added the following code: FUNCTION {format.eprint} { eprint empty$ { "" } { "available ...
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Reference not showing paper title

enter link description hereI am a new user of Latex. I am writing a paper for an ACS journal where the references are required to show the paper TITLE. I am using bibdesk for managing my citations. ...
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How to make one reference to multiple citations

I'd like to do following thing. In my text I want to refer to citations with \cite{ref1} and in the reference section under this reference, e.g. [1] there should be sth. as follows: [1] (a) ...
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Badbox in bibiliography while using TexnicCenter

I have the following excerpt from my bibliography and it is spaced as expected and produces no problems except for one citation, namely \bibitem{Mulmuley}. \begin{thebibliography}{99} ...
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AIP conference proceedings template - issue with BibTeX

I'm currently using the aip-cp.cls class file for generating an AIP conference paper using LaTeX. In general, everything is working fine apart from the references which are generated at the end of the ...
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how to make volume bold and et. al italic when using the apalike bibliography style

I need to edit apalike file so that volume number apears in bold e.g. 1 and et al. in italic. Anyone? Thanks!
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how to remove space between authors initials when using the apalike bibliography style

Suppose my reference looks like the one below: Author, J. M. (2006). Comparing species abundance models. Ecological Modelling, 199(2):153 – 163. How to remove space between the two initials of the ...
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BibTeX: How to show article titles within `apsrev4-1`?

I'm writing an article using revtex4-1 format, and in order to generate the bibliography I use the BibTeX style apsrev4-1. Recently, the journal change the bibliography format and are now admitting ...
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Bibliography not compiling 10

Does anyone solve the following problem, finally? Beforehand thank you! Thesis_Final_ps_11142012a.blg This is BibTeX, Version 0.99c (TeX Live 2009/Debian) The top-level auxiliary file: ...
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Bibliography errors due to paper titles

I am having a problem in citing a certain paper with a special title format. The bib entry is the following: @Article{licandro2006methane, Title = {The methane ice rich surface ...
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BibTex fails on opening database “-blx” file

I'm kind of new here. I googled for hours this evening, frustratingly looking for an answer to my problems. So I compile like this: pdflatex -> bibtex -> pdflatex -> pdflatex -> pdfview I use ...
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BibTex problem w/achemso packages

I am trying to use achemso package for my bibliography and having problem with my references. I keep getting error message saying that "! Improper alphabetic constant. <to be read again> ...
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How to do IF counter+1 < … THEN nicely for beautifying Biblatex backreference

This article and snippet: BibLaTeX: Customizing backreferences Produces: [4] “Tile 3”. In: () (Cited on pages 1, 2, and 3). Now I want to get the rid off this last comma (Oxford comma) after ...
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Using MikTex, adding bibliography, getting a “Undefined Control Sequence”

I'm using MikTex v2.9 for homework in the subject computergraphics at university. I'm using the acmsiggraph layout. \documentclass[tog]{acmsiggraph} So my problem is, I'm trying to use BibTex for ...
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Running Bib file

I'm relatively new in Latex and now I want to use bibtex function in my paper. here is how it"s constructed: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{afterpage,lscape} ...
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\include{} and bibtex

I can't make \include{} and BibTeX work together for some reasons. The bibliography is displayed but not the references. They all appear with ?. What is wrong with me? Here is my code : ...
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How to reference a standard (Eurocode) Harvard Style in Latex

does anyone know how to write a citation for a standard in the below style? Information: Name of Standard Body/Institution: British Standards Institution (Year of publication): 2003 Standard ...
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Using “\citeauthor{key}.” at the end of a phrase renders repeated points

The present question is a follow-up question to this one: Preventing repeated periods in citations I have the same problem, using \citeauthor{key}. at the end of a phrase for a reference with more ...
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Biber v1.9 with Miktex 2.9 - Bibliography not displayed

I am trying to compile my Bibliography, but it dosent show up in the output. I use MikTeX 2.9 & Biber 1.9. Further I have this in my preamble: \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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Problems with acm bibliography

I am using acmsmall.zip from http://www.acm.org/publications/article-templates/acm-latex-style-guide and my bibliography looks weird :(. I am attaching a minimal example to highlight my problems. In ...
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how to get the string “submitted” into the citation call-out when using the apalike bibliography style

I need to cite a submitted-but-not-yet published journal article, and I follow this approach: ref.bib @preamble{ " \newcommand{\noop}[1]{} " } @article{author2015, author = "Author Author", ...
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Debug: How to print bibtex key? (Like showkeys prints labels?)

I want to print the bibtex key being cited, just like the showkeys package prints the label names, above the text where it appears, maybe in color. I do NOT want to change the cite format in the text ...
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Question about \bibitem, @book and BibTex and how to use Calibre to make a BibTex database

I am writing a monograph in TexStudio on Windows with Miktex. I use the Springer svmono templates. My e-books, articles and notes are stored in a local Calibre database. My question is about ...
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BibTex entry does not show up

In the parsed document for the following entry, the name of the journal is not shown. What could be the reason behind it? @InProceedings{Yan_2015_CVPR, author = {Yan, Junchi and Zhang, Chao and Zha, ...
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Can I patch bibunits \putbib so that I can generate separate groups of references?

I would like to find out whether it is at all possible to patch bibunits to mimic bibtopic functionality (i.e. multiple and filterable bibliography commands) I think there might be a way to duplicate ...
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Strange edition field in BibTeX handling

I've the following strange edition for a document. @Book{howell15:_ode, language = {english}, author = {Howell, Kenneth B.}, title = {Ordinary Differential Equations: An ...
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when multiple entries crossref the same proceeding, the proceeding details are not printed, but cited!

I actually have the exact opposite of this problem here. When one entry (@inproceedings) crossref-erences a proceeding, all is fine. Only the @inproceedings entry is in the list of references, and it ...
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Date-field gets deleted on creation of bibliography

My bibliography doesn't behave as expected: all citations don't have dates in the final document. I believe that is caused by an error when creating the .bbl-file: it seems, as the date field is ...
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Cannot Generate Bibliography with TeXworks

I've read the similar questions with no avial. Any help would be appreciated! Using TeXworks on Windows 7. Have tex_file.tex: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \cite{merton80} ...
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Is there any database of BibTex entries? [duplicate]

Is there any database of BibTex entries that represent any citations of books/papers/articles of single author/genre/edition or any another sorting order. Database's size doesnt matter. I've seen ...
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Makebst_Comma after title

I am working on my bibliography style. My home university has some special requirements, they want something in that way Ahn, Dong Hyun, Robert F. Dittmar und Ronald Gallant (2002): Quadratic Term ...
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Sharelatex doesn't recognize my bibliography entries

I'm using Sharelatex for my thesis, but I was using LaTeX with TeXnic center before. Sharelatex is not recognizing my bib entries. I just can cite the first twelve entries but from to the 13th to the ...
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Year Missing in Bibliography Entries - elsarticle

The document does not include the year on some references even though year is clearly in the .bib file. For the example below, the saidur year is output, but the laakso year is not. I cannot figure ...
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Is there any organised way by which new LaTeX learners can benefit from previous questions? [migrated]

I am a new LaTeX learner, with what I have read and heard about it, I know its going to be a great tool for researchers in time saving and more, I have also discover that TeX, stack-exchange etc. has ...
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Tikz generated PDF produces ? when citing references

I am trying to generate a PDF figure on the fly using TikZ (code below). The figure references from my .bib file and so when I run pdflatex the first time, the PDF gets generated with ? ...
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Add bst file with LaTeX / MiKTeX

I'm trying to use elsarticle-num-ident.bst, an exact copy of C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.9\bibtex\bst\elsarticle\elsarticle-num.bst but every time I run LyX, I get the bibtex error I couldn't ...
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Shortcut/macro for surrounding words with brackets

When using BibTeX I usually need to fix broken capitalization by surrounding words with brackets (as answered in BibTeX loses capitals when creating .bbl file). I also use this to fix some issues ...
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How to replace default missing reference symbol

Could one make the ? which appears for an unfound bibtex key into some other arbitrary string or symbol? I have a large document and it is slow searching through the ? to look for missing ...
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Package inputenc error unicode char

Error with message Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:<d0>. not set up for use with LaTeX occurs, when I compile (Ubuntu 14.04.1, texlive-full) the document: ...
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How do I properly cite this German-language paper?

I am currently converting a bibliography for a paper (which I did not write) into bibtex and I am having trouble understanding the citations in the image below: (these are not my own, this is just an ...
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How to use .bib file in my own LaTeX file?

I have generated the.bib file of the reference in my paper, but I failed to include it inside my own LaTeX file. I tried to use it like this: \documentclass[journal]{IEEEtran} \begin{document} ... ...
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natbib + BibTeX: suppress url if doi is available

I am using natbib (+ BibTeX). Some entries in my bibliography file (.bib) have the field doi, some have url and some have both. I would like to edit the bibliography style file (.bst) so that, if doi ...
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Strange behavior of \bibliographystyle{ieeetr} for inproceedings

I cannot figure out why the bibiographystule ieeetr (or IEEEtrans) is putting the city in parenthesis in the bibliography listing: Here is the bibtex entry: @InProceedings{McCarthy1993, Title ...
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How can i use BibTex to cite a software?

I want to cite a software in the following format author name, software name, version number, year, available at url pointing to the software in BibTex....plz help...
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How to set the Bibliography title for BibTex in Pandoc

I currently render my thesis with Markdown files as source, and want to generate a PDF output. I use the following command for that: pandoc --template template.latex --standalone --chapters \ ...
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Unwanted left margin in bibtex bibliography

I am trying to set up a bibliography with the jneurosci style that comes with MiKTeX, but the bibliography is not left aligned with the rest of the text, but has a small extra margin. This is my ...
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How do you cite a reprinted book? [duplicate]

I have this entry in BibTeX. @book{christensen1979mechanics, title={Mechanics of composite materials}, author={Christensen, RM}, year={1979}, publisher={Wiley-Interscience, New York, NY} } ...
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What's the `biblatex` capacity?

I'm reading the biblatexpackage documentation. In fact, the table 4 describes the reference size capacities of bibtex8 but never give us a comparison or data about the biber capacity and I want to ...
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Custom field output on Bibliography

There's how I could make a custom field which outputs another parameter on the bibliograhy entry? @misc{example, url={www.example.com} urldate={20/12/2015} note= {Access on: $urldate. Avaliable on: ...