{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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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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Kile - autocompletion for bibtex entries

I would like to Kile autocomplete my citations, so when I type \citep{ a list with my bibliography entries pops up. I tried also by typing the first 3 letters of the entry key, and/or pressing Ctrl+...
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Remove bibtex entries using older bibtex files

I have a master .bib file (call it master.bib) holding >2500 entries. I've changed research directions since it was first created, and I would like to remove the older entries from my master file ...
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Consolidate BibTeX crossrefs into new .bib file

I have three BibTeX files set up: main.bib, which contains all the main reference entries for papers. These use crossref to reference entries in... crossrefs.bib which contains all the details of ...
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How to produce bibliography hyperlinking journal title with url?

BibTeX exported from scientific journals usually have all the informations you need to cite them; one of them is the url. For saving space i would prefer to hyperlink the name of the journal rather ...
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BibTeX article entries and their common journal

I want to cite multiple articles from the same journal issue. So I thought that having one BibTeX entry for the journal issue and then cross-referencing it from each article's entry would be the ...
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How to line-break cites correctly (hanging-over problem)?

while using Bibtex, I experienced an frustrating issue with line-breaks on cites in my block text. I have chosen to use the following bibtex implementation: \bibliographystyle{plain} \bibliography{...
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Is there a tool to merge many .bib files to a main bib file avoiding duplicates?

For each article, I get a .bib file, then I have to copy it to the main bib file I'm using with bibtex. Is there tool, even outside of latex programming, to merge all .bib files to a single one and ...
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Eagle-i website citations in BibTex

I'm trying to cite some information from the Eagle-i website using BibTex. I realized they have many types of citations that seems not to match the BibTex entry types. For example, Eagle-i suggested ...
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Explanatory notes (for BibTex or BibLaTeX “fields”) showing on mouse-hover (a.k.a. tooltip) when hovering over references' fields

Imagine you have a bibtex reference entry with many different (also non-standard: called e.g. this1 here) "fields", as such: @online{foo, title = {...}, url = {...}, urldate = {...}, this1 = {...
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Biber exits with “WARN - No data sources defined!”

I am trying to use biber with XeTeX. Whenever I try to run biber against my .bcf file (generated via biblatex with the biber backend properly stated), I have the following output: INFO - This is ...
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Split biblio over multiple slides (beamer) with allowframebreaks

I have too many references for a single slide (I am using beamer on Sharelatex) and while looking for a solution I bumped into this: How can I split a beamer bibliography across two slides? I tried ...
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jurabib, I only want to show “ibid. (as in no.*)”

I cited once in page 1. When I cite the same article in page 2, it keeps showing the full title. This takes a lot of space when I have a lot of citations. I would like to only have "Authors, ibid.(...
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In text citations not appearing for APA citation

I am working on my thesis, and need to have the references in APA style. The bibliography is generated correctly, but the in text citation are not appearing. All that shows up is "[]". The main ...
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How to convert bibtex references to footnotes

I have a LaTeX file and a bibtex file using the natbib package for bibliography management. I wanted to convert this to HTML using https://github.com/softcover/softcover . However softcover does not ...
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Is it possible to convert a citation style language (csl) style file to a bibtext (bst) style file?

I am in a bind, trying to wrap up my thesis in two weeks time. My university requires me to use their citation style, which they only provide for endnote or zotero. Since all my citations are in ...
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Romanian language in latex

I've tried to write in LaTeX (in TeXShop on mac) but I didn't succeed having also a romanian alphabet into my pdf word. I have tried to write like this, but it's still not working. any hint will be ...
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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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Why is bibtex8 exit status different from bibtex

I'm using a command chain to process my latex files of the form: pdflatex file && bibtex file && pdflatex file && pdflatex file While this works perfectly fine with bibtex, ...
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linebreaking of name-year citation style in arxiv version

I was trying to submit a manuscript to the arXiv using the imsart package: see here. I am using the name-year citation style, and it works well in my own tex compiler. However the version that the ...
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Why are BibTeX and friends separate programs?

Let us compare two tasks that would appear quite similar, at least to my untrained eye: Managing a table of contents and creating a bibliography. In both cases, it involves creating separate files ...
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How to cite a dictionary entry

What is the recommended BibTeX way to cite a single entry inside a dictionary? I do not want to cite a dictionary in its entirety, I want to point to a single entry in that dictionary. For example, ...
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Natbib numbers order

I'm having some trouble with BibTeX. The code below makes references in author-year order, but for references with same author and year order is arbitrary. Any solution? Thanks :D \documentclass{...
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Convert pandoc-style citations to the LaTeX cite format

I have a Markdown document with pandoc-style citations such as [@johndoe2014]. This documents needs to be converted to LaTeX for submission to a scientific journal. The LaTeX template of the journal ...
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Colon between address and institution

I want to put a colon between my address and institution for techreport objects in bibtex. So it would be Urban Mobility Report. College Station, TX: Texas Transportation Institute. I'm working ...
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apacite error - The style file: apacite.bst Database file #1: … is a string literal, not a function

I am trying to use the apacite package for referencing however I am having some problems getting it to work. I am using Ubuntu and the Tex Live distribution so I installed the texlive-bibtex-extra ...
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How to use comma and dot effectively in reference/bibtex style

I would like to use article reference style as such: Author, Journal Volume pp.23-34 (year). Weblink For example: A. N. Ohio, B. R. Gerrad and M. Forsyth, Nat. Mater. 24 pp. 345-456 (2002). ...
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Address book similar to BibTeX to be used on LyX

I have a list of addresses. While writing the report (not in letter), I need to add address repeatedly. Is their something similar to BibTeX, which I can use with LyX for automating inclusion of ...
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How can I automatically copy a LyX-generated .aux file to the working directory for cross referencing?

This is a follow up to: Using the xr package in LyX (for cross-referencing an external LyX document) I have two LyX documents, called draft.lyx and supplement.lyx. I need to compile them into ...
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Proper Bibliography Style

I am writing a paper with IEEE conference document class a skeleton of which is shown below. \documentclass[conference, a4paper]{IEEEtran} \begin{document} \bibliographystyle{IEEEtran} \bibliography{...
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How to cite data?

Data can be cited. Citeable data has fully persistent DOI's that link to recognised data repositories. This ensures that the data used in scientific publications can be obtained and re-used in the ...
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Tooltips compatible with Mac OS X preview.app

I would like to achieve hover-over tooltips for bibtex entires as mentioned in this previous question, but all solutions (e.g. involving cooltooltips, fancytooltips) do not seem to be compatible with ...
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Full names with Chicago bibliographystyle

I'm using \bibliographystyle{chicago} and the Natbib package. I would like to have the FULL NAMES of the authors listed in the bibliography. For instance: Lastname1, Name1, and Name2 Lastname2. 2013....
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How to manage a central bibtex file which plays nice with (TexMaker's) auto-complete?

I want to keep a single central bibtex file that is shared across all my machines. My approach has been to set up a local tex-tree in a dropbox folder, and just store the file there. So far this has ...
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Issues with inserting bibliography from Mendeley

I am new to LaTeX. I cannot import a saved bibliography from Mendeley to my LaTeX file. My current code reads this in the preamble:- \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{natbib} \...
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Bibliography, comma for two authors, semicolon for three

A journal I want to submit an article to has the following requirement for the bibliography: When it's two authors they're supposed to be separated by a comma plus the word "and". Mayers, J., and ...
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greek letters via \textgreek{a} (citavi export)

i am working with citavi to manage my literature and citavi exports greek letters via \textgreek{a} or {b} or {g} which doesn't work for me. I found out that you need the package babel with the greek ...
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BibTex: Replacing repeated authors in a list of authors with em-dashes

I'm using a .bst file provided by my discipline (ametsoc2014.bst) to create my references section using BibTex. However, this file really is incomplete according to their suggested specifications. In ...
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How to compile just one chapter, with bibliography of citations in that chapter?

I'd like to compile one chapter in a thesis, and include the bibliography, with only the citations found in that chapter. I am using \include and \includeonly to get just the chapter I want, but it ...
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Hyper-linking in BibTex references

I use BibTex library for adding references and for hyperlinking references I use following technique: @article{coggeshall1992group, title={\href{http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/journal/jmp/33/...
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Bibliography style: aunsrt

I tried to use style: aunsrt (sample) or aunsnot (sample) but both do not work. I have an error message about undefined control sequences. Other standard styles work. Do you know what I am doing wrong?...
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Beamer-bibtex multiple authors

I have been trying to include some references in beamer but the result does not look good at all if there are three authors involved. For instance, with this bibtex entry @Article{boudt2012gaussian, ...
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Multiple bibliographies without repetitions

I know of multibib and some related packages but, as far as I understand, they do not seem to fit perfectly my needs. I would like to do the following. A main bibliography would list all items cited ...
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Brill bibliography templates

Is anyone aware of any templates for what Brill calls the social sciences style? The reference in the text is handled very simply: (Author, Year:Page) but in the bibliography the name of the author ...
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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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Print keywords as part of Natbib bibliography?

I would like to print a reference sheet (for myself) of all of the references in a .bib file, that includes in the printout the keyword that codes each item. For instance, on the item @article{...
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How to make Bibtex works with a particular cls file?

I am using a template that uses a particular class (proposal.cls). This class doesn´t support bibtex yet. I have noticed that in this class it wasn´t created thebibliography environment. I think this ...
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How to automatically reverse the IEEE journal name in JabRef?

The journal name in the bib file downloaded from IEEE website is like 'Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, IEEE Transactions on'. Is there a way to automatically reverse the IEEE journal name ...
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Handle republished work in apacite

How would I handle republished work with the apacite package for in-text citations? As according the blue book for apa, I need to have the publication date of the original and the republication. ...
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bibtex for a book does not work in latex

I want to cite this book as a bib text in latex: enter link description here So I created the bibtex as follow: @book{mschinLearning, author = {Tom M. Mitchell}, title = {Machine learning}, ...