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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 ...
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Adding a piece of international law to BibTeX

How do I add: UN General Assembly, Universal Declaration of Human Rights, art. 12, 10 December 1948, 217 A (III), available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6b3712c.html [accessed 17 February ...
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Include number of pages (page count) of a reference in Bibliography

Is there a way to get the length (number of pages) of a paper and have it be listed in my references. For example, Paper title, author, number of pages. A final result would be something like: ...
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how to use bibliographystyle unsrt

I have posted a question regarding this matter in here. Some ppl suggest me to use unsrt for numeric case of citations since I'm using .bib. This works sometimes and sometimes switches to another mode ...
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No bibtex style file for clickable links without displaying the url explicitly?

Having the same problem as bibtex - how to have a web link without the url (ideally to have a link on the number), I am wondering: Is there really no freely accessible bibtex style (so as I do not ...
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how to change BibTeX orders citations from alphabetically to numerically

How to change BibTeX orders citations in plain style from alphabetically to numerically. For example, if I have this reference @misc{4, author = "Nobody Jr", title = "My Article", year = ...
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vancouver.bst : How to remove the dot after the journal name

I need to remove the dots after the names of the journals in the references of my paper. I am using the vancouver style file. My minimum working example (MWE) looks like this: ...
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No year in authordate1

After I have compiled my code the following references is shown in the PDF-file: [Oestreich-Janzen, n.d.] My bibtex database looks like this: @INBOOK{Oestreich-Janzen, author = {S. ...
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Issues with Bibtex, unexpected word “pages” at the end of each bibliography item

I am working on a PhD thesis and once compiling the bibliography, I have the following pdf I am currently using the IEEE style but also with other styles does not work. The bib file does not show ...
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Two letter initials in bibliography [duplicate]

I have the following author field in a bibtex file: author = "Lastname, Theo and Surname, Sam" In the reference list, when using a style that applies initials, I want it to print: Th. Lastname and ...
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Problem using bibunits

I am trying to use bibunits package. If I compile the TeX file using the following sequence of commands, it works properly. pdflatex document bibtex bu1 pdflatex document pdflatex document However, ...
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Conversion of BibTeX to Endnote bibliography [02/12/2015]

After searching online on converting BibTex bibliography files to Endnote X7, I found a few useful links, such as this and that. However, it seems these links are outdated and the suggested software ...
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using bibtopic and bibentry together

As I understand, the package bibtopic redefines (and ignore) the commands \bibliography and \nobibliography. While the package bibentry rely on either commands to load the bibliographic entries and ...
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Problem with authors names in the references [duplicate]

I'm having a problem in the references. When I have multiple names, I wrote all the names before compiling the file but that it selects randomly a few authors names by writing just the first letter of ...
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Use ieeetran.bst to display article ID instead of page numbers

I am following the IEEE style manual which gives the following examples: [1] M. Ito et al., “Application of amorphous oxide TFT to electrophoretic display,” J. Non-Cryst. Solids, vol. 354, no. 19, ...
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BibTeX compiling but not working - shows question mark between brackets

I have this simple TeX file in TeXmaker. \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{cite} \begin{document} \title{My Article} \author{Nobody Jr.} \date{Today} \maketitle Blablabla said ...
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@inproceedings{papername,proceedingsname, possible?

I remember seeing somewhere this syntax for referencing proceedings: @proceedings{proc01, ... } and then @inproceedings{paper01,proc01, ... } So that all fields from proc01 automatically get ...
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Problem and Solutions(?) to own/new .bst file using Texpad (BibTeX, MacTeX) [closed]

Problem How do you add your own .bst file so Texpad will compile without the following error message? You don’t have permission to write to the folder that the file “apsr2” is in. [New ...
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IEEEtran bibliography with bibtex formating issues

I am trying to format the bibliography for the first time, I have installed the IEEEtran package and everything is working except I have a couple of issues, they can be seen in the screenshot. ...
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Unable to use utf8 with the LyX ClassicThesis version 4.1

This is a question about using UTF-8 symbols (e.g. å, Ä, Ö) in the LyX version of ClassicThesis. Using such symbols in the main document lyx files work without any changes at all to the ClassicThesis ...
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My bibliography doesn't have a key/id [closed]

I'm very new so please bear with me. I have just exported my bibliography from Endnote into a .bib file. I have put it in the same folder as my Tex file. Entries look like this: @article{ author ...