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

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Problem with aux file for .bib file [on hold]

Ok, following problem occurs if i run Bibtex This is BibTeX, Version 0.99d (TeX Live 2014/W32TeX) The top-level auxiliary file: Masterthesis.aux I found no \citation commands---while reading file ...
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Varying citation format style

Summary: I'm trying to figure out how to switch between [author-last-name et al. year] and author-last-name [year] formatting using the ACM-Reference-Format-Journals format. Details: I'm using the ...
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Which case to use for “title” field?

It seems bibliography styles override whatever case written on the "title" field except for those parts protected with braces. What would be the best case to use for writing the "title" in the ...
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Can't find .bib files after upgrade to OS X Yosemite

I've upgraded to Yosemite and TeXShop now can't find bib files which I previously had in ~/Library/texmf/bibtex/bib The bib files are now in /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local/bibtex/bib Works fine if ...
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natbib bibliography changes font halfway through

I am using TexShop with natbib, language.bst for my dissertation. I have typeset everything and it looks great, but my bibliography changes font halfway through. The citations all use Small Caps for ...
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Previewing bibliography entries on mouse-over of the PDF's citation links

I had the brilliant idea to have my generated PDF display the bibliography entry as a tooltip when someone hovers over the citation number with his/her mouse pointer. I found this question which ...
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“I found no \citation commands while reading myFile.aux”

I'm trying to compile myFile.tex, a program which draws on bibtex and biber \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[style=authoryear,backend=biber]{biblatex} ...
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what are pitfalls when using doi as bibtexkey?

A very common scheme for bibtexkeys is FirstauthornameYYYY like Bohr1922. This scheme is not well suited for collaborating in teams because of collisions (Bohr1922a vs. Bohr1922b if there were many ...
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Why does biber increase compilation time of pdflatex runs dramatically (factor 2.8!!)?

Since I am using biber, the compilation time for my document has increased dramatically. It's a dissertation with <300 pages and a full latexmk compilation suddenly needed 26 minutes which is not ...
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Compile error when using \bibliography: “can only use in preamble”

I have a main file and a references.bib file I want to use. The relevant code in my main file to my file is this: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{biblatex} ... \section{References} ...
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Empty reference slide in beamer

Help, my pdf displays an empty reference page. Here is my code. \documentclass[12pt, xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{} \usetheme{Goettingen} ...
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Open brace in BibTeX fields

How can I enter the following title (of an imaginary book) in a Bib(La)TeX entry: "How to use { in Bib(La)TeX?" BibTeX suggests that braces can be backslash-escaped, but both BibTeX processor and ...
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Citations in Beamer that don't line feed

This is what I wrote in example1.tex: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{newcent} \setbeamertemplate{bibliography entry title}{} \setbeamertemplate{bibliography entry location}{} ...
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Series Editor for InCollection

I need a "series editor" field to finish my record. I am using a @InCollection in my BibTeX file. Using the "note" field the name of the editor is put at the end of the record and I prefer the ...
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Lyx - hebrew titles (in bibtex) and hebrew text in document does not work

i am writing a thesis on israeli media in lyx, that means i have citations and newspaper articles (in bibtex) that are hebrew. both - writing in hebrew in the document and citing a hebrew source does ...
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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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citing from zotero for workflow in emacs/AUCTex

I am trying to develop a workflow as I begin writing my dissertation (in the social sciences). I am using emcas as my LaTeX editor, Zotero as my citation manager, and Linux Mint as OS. I had a ...
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Change the lay-out of the bibliography

I just started a major project which presumably will grow up to 70 pages, including quite some for my bibliography. So I want that to look neat and orderly. Until now, I have been satisfied with the ...
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Cite a bibliography entry without making authors appear

I need to cite a bibliography entry on the text. I've got the following code: % packages included before begin document \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage{bibentry} \nobibliography* % citation inside ...
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Capitalization of bibentry with bold and colored text?

In my bibliography, I want the paper title to be capitalised, red, and bold. That's why my bibtex entries look like this: @inproceedings{2015-3, Author = {\textbf{James Bond}}, Booktitle = ...
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Dash sign in file .bib is double when compile it to pdf file

Why bibtext file: ... pages = "419-444", ... generates 419--444 for me in pdf?
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Style file is altering my citation key

I need to have a citation inside a chapter title like such: \chapter{blah blah \cite{key}} The style file that I have for following university formatting guides (found here) capitalizes titles and ...
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Change ieeetran bibliography to have two different author formats

I am working with BibTex. Currently I am using an edited version of the ieeetran.bst (http://www.dlsi.ua.es/wemis09/styles/IEEEtran.bst). I still need one more edit but I am currently not sure how to ...
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How to modify bibliography sorting with multibib?

I'm using multibib to generate a list of publications for my cv (using moderncv). The problem is that the entries are sorted alphabetically, whereas I'd like them to be sorted by year, with the newest ...
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Texmaker bibliography quick build

I'm starting to use bibTeX to help me with reference in Texmaker. I'm using apacite package and I finally made it work after a help from a Youtube video. But in order for my PDF document to be fully ...
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Is there a way to hide the bibliography “References” section altogether?

I have one bib file containing a full list of references, and show them in three different lists using bibentry. For this to work, I need to add the bibliography file to the document, but this ...
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Adding a name attribute (call sign, nickname) to author field in bibtex entry?

Say I want to cite this webpage http://www.sparkbangbuzz.com/els/iposc-el.htm as a misc entry; in the radio amateur world it is common to add one's call sign to one's name; so in this case, the author ...
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Bibliography does not load

I cannot seem to get my references to load and show in my bibliography: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Here \cite{Franceschini.2008} \bibliographystyle{amsplain} \bibliography{References} ...
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Undefined Control Sequence in bibtex

I do not understand why my bibliography is not showing: I ran a very simple file to test it and I get the same error as in my main file. \documentstyle{amsart} \begin{document} \nocite{*} ...
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Different bibliographies for each chapter with shared references

I tried to go through already posted solutions but I was not able to find one working for my case. I am compiling a ph.d. thesis with one main file, by including chapters. The format is the following ...
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year is seen twice although i do not write

@Article{38survey, author={Ahuja, Sanjay P and Mani, Sindhu and Zambrano, Jesus}, year={2012}, title={A survey of the state of cloud computing in healthcare}, journal={Network and ...
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bibtex and alphabetical order of labels

I'm using bibtex with the settings explained in the accepted answer of this question. Practically, for certain references I have defined a new label called "mylabel"; but there is a problem: the ...
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Biblatex does not number references [closed]

I'm trying to use Biblatex with the BibTeX backend to do a list of references in a beamer document. Wherever I \cite something, the number shows up correctly, however in the bibliography all numbers ...
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How to cite RFC using natbib

I would like to cite an RFC in my xelatex scrbook class with natbib as [RFCXXX] style, for example: in file body: this is my rfc citation [RFCXXX] and in my bibliography print [RFCXXX] authors, ...
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How to save .bib file in latin1 encoding and avoid problems with special characters?

I have added a lot of new references to my .bib file, which I got from online portals like sciencedirect.com. I'm managing my .bib file with JabRef 2.10. My bib file was encoded in latin1 (CP1252), ...
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Is there any repository of BIbTeX extension conventions?

There are a few fairly wide-spread extensions to the set of ‘standard’ BibTeX entry types and fields: @webpage is fairly common, I think, and url and eprint are fairly common fields. In some cases ...
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Why does bibencoding influence normal text outside bibliography? Character ß becomes SS in pdf file!

My .tex files use textencoding latin1. For some practical reason I wanted to switch my bibliography .bib files to UTF8. I tried that and (as the bibliography now was not typeset correctly) found the ...
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Paths to bib-file on Win and OSX

I use Windows at home and OSX at the University. My tex files are synchronized via Dropbox. However, the path rules are, evidently, different in these systems. As a result, I have to write something ...
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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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bibtex - Change format of urldate

I have the problem that I use the citation manager Citavi and it can only export in the format urldate = {dd.mm.yyyy}. However Bibtex needs the format urldate = {yyyy-mm-dd}. It is not really ...
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Highlight a specific author name in bibliography using babelbib

I want to highlight (more precisely make bold) a specific author name in bibliography using bibtex. There are several answers to this question, like this, this, this, this or this one. However, I'm ...
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including references in an equation environment

This is probably not common but I wonder how one could include a citation in the equation environment for example I would like to do something like this: ...
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How does ReVTeX's bibliography control work?

In the ReVTeX bst file, which I am adapting for my own text, there is this portion of code: FUNCTION {control.decode} { - duplicate$ #0 < { skip$ pop$ swap$ #0 } { ...
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How to mark up the information of a section of a reprint of a very old book in bibtex for use with the monthly style from the MAA? [closed]

So I have a book first published in 1593, republished in the author's opera omnia in the 1646s, then that volume was reprinted (facsimile of the 1646 edition) in 1970, and this is the edition I am ...
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ASA format prints citation in a very strange way

I just learned how to use Bibtex on my computer (a Mac using Texshop). Everything worked fine with plainnat format, but I'm submitting to a journal of the American Statistical Association, so I have ...
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Custom defining cite command to include three authors and more than that et al

I am wondering if I can build a custom cite command that I would only use for one paper I cite where I would like to have the third author shown as well but only for that paper. I am using a ...
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Command `\global` is unavailable in encoding T1

After I compiled the .tex by using the bibtex for references, this error command \global is unavailable in encoding T1 appeared and even if I remove the reference in trouble it continues. How can I ...
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No dash between page range in natbib

The articles and books I reference to in my master's thesis are missing the "-" sign between the page numbers, so instead of "20-22" the result becomes "20 22" in the PDF-file. I use a bibtex database ...
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TeXwork bibliography does not produce any output nor error

I'm writing my thesis, both main.tex and Bibliography.bib are in the same folder. I'm using Windows 7 and the TeXwork Latex enviroment. \documentclass[11pt, oneside]{Thesis} % The default font size ...