{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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vim-LaTeX does not construct correct argument for bibtex

My pdf compile rule is pdflatex -interaction=nonstopmode $* & bibtex $* & pdflatex -interaction=nonstopmode $* Everything works fine except for the bibtex call. The reason is that "$*" is ...
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Role of swap$ in bibinfo.check function in makebst created bst file

I try to understand a makebst created bst file. It has a function called bibinfo.check. The function is defined as: FUNCTION {bibinfo.check} { swap$ duplicate$ missing$ { pop$ pop$ ...
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How to enter an author name that has a surname and a Junior component but no first name?

In BibTeX and biblatex, it is well known that an author's name can have up to four components -- the firstname, von, surname, and Jr components. (The von component will turn out to be irrelevant for ...
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Problems with inserting urls including Turkish characters

I am trying to include this url link: http://wiki.ubuntu-tr.net/index.php?title=Linux_dağıtımları_kılavuzu into the bibliography of my LaTeX report. 'dağıtımları_kılavuzu' is causing a display ...
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BibTex style database

There are a couple of great tutorials and tools in the internet for making your customized style for a given journal, for example there is bst generator website, dozen of examples for different ...
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'proper' clickable hyperlinks with biblatex, natbib and hyperref — (Author, Year) style

Based on some experimenting and some reading (here on http://tex.stackexchange.com) I might have solved first issue I had. I have kept a strikeout-version of the first issue so that people have a ...
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Equal contribution (co-first authors) in BibTeX

Is there a standard way of indicating co-first authorships in a BibTeX entry? Equal-contribution is usually indicated by * (or some other symbol) next to the author names in the paper, but it is a ...
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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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Large bibtex/biblatex database

I'm not sure if it is a good idea to maintain a single large bibtex database or if I should split it into multiple smaller ones. I have compiled a very large India-specific database (over 100,000 ...
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Sorting references alphabetically

I am trying to use a modified (German) bibstyle from the American Economic Review (The original version can be downloaded from http://mirrors.ctan.org/biblio/bibtex/contrib/economic/aer.bst. I have ...
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Best way to cite CVE (bibtex)

My question is barely simple and due to the fact that I didn't found out any information about that on the web : What is the best way to cite CVE (site) entries in latex with Bibtex? Are they any ...
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Compound page numbers with single dash

One of my references has page numbers like 12-2, where 12 is the section and 2 the page in this section. I would like to cite this with citep[12-2]{xy} but it is converted into a double-dash page ...
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Wrapping add.period

I am trying to adapt the BibTeX style file supplied with the LNI LaTeX template to actually match the style defined in the guidelines from the same page (sorry, as opposed to the guidelines document, ...
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bibtex: bar over a capital letter

Is there a way to simultaneously capitalize and put a bar over a letter in BibTeX? I know that to capitalize a letter, it needs to be wrapped in {}, and \= can be used to put a bar over it. But ...
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BibTeX not compiling

On a recent document, I could not get the BibTeX file to compile and populate my citations and references. The log returned an error, which I attempted to fix by changing the encoding of my .bib ...
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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} ...
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How to correctly typeset an author's two-word last name in BibTeX?

Using BibTeX, I would like to cite a paper by an author whose last name has two words. The reason why this is an issue is that if I just write Jan A. Van Mieghem in the author field of the .bib file, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Author's full first name with citation-in-text (citet{} directives)

Is there some variant or option for \citet{} directive that will give me the author's full first name? But only when I need it? In similar questions people have suggested editing the author field in ...
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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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BibTeX related, searched many posts but couldn't find precise answer

I've perused quite a few posts on here and haven't found a precise answer to this, though there are many similar questions. I am using TexMaker and trying to produce a list of references at the end ...
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Paragraph ended before \@lbibitem was complete error

I've happily typing up my report and including references when suddenly it refuses to compile and outputs C:\Users\User\Documents\Project work\Latex Report\Main\master.bbl:53: Paragraph ended before ...
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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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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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Cite software/libraries using bibtex

I would like to cite some libraries I am using in a program using bibtex, but I can't quite figure out how to make that work properly. An entry might look like this: @misc{CGAL, key = "CGAL", ...
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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} ...
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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. ...
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Is there anything like biblist for use with BiBLaTeX?

Is anyone aware of a modern tool that can be used with BiBLaTeX to produce a structured list of an entire BiBTeX database, like to old biblist under LaTeX 2.09?
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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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BibTeX: Highlight selected references with asterisk (or special symbol)

I have a tex file and a bib file and want to highlight one of the two references with an asterisk (*) but I do not want to use \bibitem. Instead I want to incorporate it with an existing bibliography ...
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multibib and notes.bib files

I'm using the multibib package with pdflatex to create multiple bibliographies in an article. I'm using a bibtex file lit.bib which contains all my bibliography entries. article.tex looks like this: ...
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Using apalike and natbib in Lyx with author abbreviation as index

I'm using Lyx 2.1.2 and want to use the apalike citation style. I created a BibTEX generated Bibliography, added my bib file and set the style to apalike, which all worked so far. But then I wanted ...
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Compiling LaTex bib source

I am writing my thesis (thesis.tex) in Latex, and I have the references in an own reference.bib file which look as follows @Article{xxx, author = "D.A. Reinhard", title = "Case ...
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Mac Os LaTex won't compile my bibliography BibTex

I am writing a paper on LaTex on Mac, and have written a bibliography called bibliography.tex to cite my paper with. I have \biblography{biblography} \biblographystyle{plain} at the bottom of my ...
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Citing a linux manual page in bibtex?

I'd like to cite the man page for the iostat command. I found the @manual entry. Is this the accepted way of citing Linux man pages? I've populated the fields below based on what the man page says ...
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Parsing error in bibliography when combining revtex + DOI + @incollection

When I try to cite an @incollection with a DOI using revtex, I get some nonsense in the output: "emph "bibinfo-booktitle- appear spontaneously. Here's a minimal example: I have the following ...
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To get this WordCloud and R working in OSX's Texpad -1.6.0

I am trying to this Hamilton's code about WordCloud, which uses R, working in OSX. I have latest XCode and latest R 3.1.1 (XCode5 support) installed. Texpad 1.4.7-1.6.0 problem I open TexPad with ...
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Bibliography style of LNCS - how to get it works?

I'm discovering the Lecture Note in Computer Science (LNCS) LATEX template, and I'm in trouble with their bibliography system. When reading their documentation and example, it appears that I only ...
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Issues with Bibtex in elsarticle

I am facing some issues with bibtex in elsarticle. Below is the bibtex file- @misc{EducationData, title = {Education}, howpublished = ...
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Automatic Reference modification using bibtex

I have a bib file with following text in journal tab Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, IEEE Transactions on This is default text ieee xplore gives for each entry. However i want it in ...
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How to cite ISO or British Standards in LaTeX/BibTeX

I am trying to cite this British Standard in my Thesis, however using the usual @keysdoesn't really seem to help make it clear, is there a more practical way to do this as it doesn't really fall into ...
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Mendeley keeps adding month field to my .bib file

I go through and delete all the month = mmm fields so that my paper compiles without Last, First (YYYY, mmm) in the references. But if Mendeley is open (or when it is opened later) it adds back the ...
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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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Mimic \parencites using bibtex

I need to have two references within parenthesis separated by some text (see \citep for multiple references separated by text) so it should look like: (this is the first source Smith 2000; and ...
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Cannot create bibliography in Texmaker

I am tearing my hair out with TexMaker. I have a bibliography file written in Jabref. It is called filename.bib. In my tex document have a bibliography style and source command like this: ...
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Bibtex : Alpha-style citation without year

I use bibtex with \bibliographystyle{alpha}. How can I cite only the first letter of each author, and remove the year? Examples : (a) instead of [CHN13] , display [CHN] ; (b) instead of [Sil08] , ...
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Particular bibliography style

I usually add bibliography to my tex files by adding the lines: \bibliographystyle{ChemEurJ} \bibliography{filename} where 'ChemEurJ' is the style I usually use for the appearance of my ...
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Referencing BibTeX file on network drive (UNC)

Hello fellow typesetters. I've messed with bibliographies before, creating a bibliography file for every folder where there were .tex files that needed them. Recently though, I ventured to create a ...