{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 ...
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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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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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\citeauthor without natbib

I need to use a style file that does not allow use of natbib, but I still want to use something similar to the \citeauthor or \citet command from natbib. This is identical to this question, but that ...
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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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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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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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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 do I combine the `directory' package and the g-brief2 class?

I am struggelling to combine the directory package with the g-brief2 class. Any help is highly appreciated. I constructed a working minimal example with the directory package within an article, which ...
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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, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Including DOI field in bibliography while using multibib package

I am new to Latex and I used multibib package and .bib file. Every thing works great except there is no DOI at the end of entities. All my entities in the bib file have DOI filed and url and I use ...
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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} ...
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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. ...
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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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Highlight/Link Author and Year in Citation

I'm currently modifying the Masters/Doctoral Thesis template found here. However, it only highlights the year in a citation like (Smith 2016). I would like both "Smith" and "2016" to be part of the ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Inserting colon after editors with bibtex

I am using bibtex and I have created my own style file. Unfortunately there is one option I could not find yet: I want to insert a colon after the editors' names in an incollection. Now it looks ...
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Special character in bibliography

I can't put special characters like "ö" or umlaut "ü" in a bib entry, in spite of following the suggestions e.g. at How to write “ä” and other umlauts and accented letters in bibliography? and ...
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BibTeX shows additional parenthesis depending on the author list

I want to reference two ArXiv-papers from the same first author. However, something weird happens, when I append a third author to one of the papers. Both entries in the bibliography show an ...
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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}, ...
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problem with apacite "while executing---line 5079 of file apacite.bst

there's an error message in my file which i do not understand. I'm using TeXnicCenter and JabRef/bibtex with the apacite-package. I get an pdf but there is a space line in between the bibliography. ...
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! pdfTeX error (ext4): \pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level than \pd

I get the error ! pdfTeX error (ext4): \pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level than \pd when trying to compile. I'm on texlive/texmaker on Linux. It was compiling fine before I added another ...
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Undefined control sequence. Unmatched brace?

Here's a minimal viable example of my error. *.tex file first: \documentclass[letterpaper,man,apacite]{apa6} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[hyphens]{url} ...
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Wrong alphabetical order in .bbl file

I have a problem with alphabetical order of my bibliography, which is not due to my .bib file, but rather in the way in which the .bbl file is generated. Let me explain the problem by means of a ...
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How to create italic “in press”-year labels for in-text citations by modifying the bibtex style file

I'm looking for a way to add "in press" in italics into my bibtex-style file for publications for which a doi already exists. As I'm using a Natbib-AuthorYear reference style, I have to add this in ...
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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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Generate Reference Statistics

I'm trying to find a way to dynamically generate statistics about the references used within a document. For example, to generate a histogram showing the number of references by year, that were ...