{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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How to Upper Case References in Bibliography [duplicate]

I want to type References in uppercase, I am using this code but still I am getting lower case References. I am using apacite formating with Bibtex file \centering \label{REFERENCES} \nocite{*} ...
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Cite dataset with bibtex using Mendeley

The question was already asked (here and here) but I was not able to find a proper answer: How can I cite a dataset with bibtex? I'm using Zenodo as a place to put my data, and I have a DOI. So I ...
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Citation problem in latex

I'm going to write citation in my paper. The reference is Master Thesis and I got this output Here is the code @MastersThesis{Paper10, author = "Hasan Fleyeh", title = "Traffic and ...
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BibTex Error - .bbl' not created by bib latex

I've been trying to use this post to create a bibliography (natbib: use the harvard referencing system) but am receiving the error .bbl' not created by bib latex. My .tex file ...
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how to do \citet without natbib? [closed]

I need to output: John (1999) says ... With natbib i can simply do: \citet{john1999} says ... But how do I do it without using natbib? I'm getting the following warning but I can still import ...
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How to use ISO-690-2 format for BibTex?

For a thesis (template Easy Thesis) it is required to use ISO 690-2. I would like to use it in connection with BibTex. Is there a package, setting or extension to do this? I use English language, so ...
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Change the ordering of names of bibliographic entries to “Surname, Name” format

I use the very popular Easy Thesis template with very common standard packages and only slight adaptions, like natbib (see below). Everything works smoothly, aside one small issue, the Bibliography ...
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Apostrophe (') in BibTeX not visible after compilation?

I have a BibTeX item as follows. @inproceedings{Orsdemir2008, Author = {Orsdemir, A. and Altun, H. and Sharma, G. and Bocko, M.}, Booktitle = {Proc. IEEE MILCOM’ 08}, Month = {Nov}, ...
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BibTeX not in appearance order?

I have a .bib file. I am citing the references in the .bib file. However, the automatic numbering does not follow the same order as their appearance order. I have something like My first reference ...
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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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Call for Bibtex fails [closed]

I am having problems when I try to run bibtex with both TEXmaker and in the terminal. I'm using centOS. In w8 everything runs ok, and I get the final pdf with correct references. In Linux though, ...
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bibtex command giving errors [on hold]

I am writing a paper for Elsevier publication. I am using their class elsarticle.cls and the \bibliographystyle{elsarticle-harv}. I have created a database with JabRef that contains the references. ...
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Bibtex Internals

I would like to make modifications to my bibtex title, and this can be done by modifying \bibname. But when it comes to reducing the amount of space between the title "Bibliography" and the entries ...
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Is there a more recent bibliography style file (.bst) for PNAS?

As per the PNAS author guidelines: References should be cited in numerical order as they appear in text. Because tables and figures will be inserted in the text where first cited, references in ...
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bibtex ignores MACROs in bst style

So I created my custom bst file using "latex makebst" it mostly works fine and I slowly get a rudimentary hang how the .bst thing works. Mostly thanks to this guide ...
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nocite by selection

I want to create a bibliography selecting all items from a large bib file which contain a specific author and were published in a specific year. So far I see the nocite command only with * which is ...
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Bibliography does not render correctly for non-Latin items

Consider following tex and bib files. As you see the second bib item is not rendered correctly. Is there any solution? The squares are not the only problem, indeed all character of Persian item have ...
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How to find citation tag in bibtex

I am using Zotero to collect my references then exporting them as a BibTex file and then I cite them in Latex. This is all fine but I often struggle to find the relevant citation tag. I would like to ...
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Prevent different font for equations and text

Please see the edit 2 below first. I am just beginning to learn TeX and I am working on a document that is based off a template I found here. I am specifying my bibliography in a separate .bib file ...
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I'm using apa6 and BibTeX in Kile; what's wrong with my bib links?

The Question Why are the links in the Works Cited breaking like that? How can I remedy that? Main File \documentclass[jou,apacite]{apa6} \usepackage{hyperref} \title{Web-based IDEs: A Brief ...
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Error: Unicode char \u8 when importing bibliography

I have a LaTeX document in which I improt .bib database \bibliography{LagrangianRelax} \bibliographystyle{alpha} I am getting an error (I know its quite common): ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode ...
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How BibTeX reads the aux file

Is it possible to control how BibTeX reads the aux file? As far as I know, BibTeX reads the citation keys used in a document via the \citation commands in the aux file(s). I want BibTeX to extract ...
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Why do I get (author?) when I use \citet with natbib?

I would like to show the author names using \citet but I get just the reference number. Here is a minimal code: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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LyX won't compile without UTF8 document class option

I have a shared LyX document that is using document class article with custom class option utf8. I'm having trouble getting a newly installed .bst file to work (meaning, document will compile but all ...
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How to create a citation that doesn't change when compiled?

I am compiling a bibliography using a BibTeX file. When I compile it into my LaTeXPDF file it changes my citations in the reference section. For example it abbreviates the author's name. Is there any ...
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how could I manage a bibliography in a world full of clouds (citeulike / mendeley)?

I always used a single babel.bib BibTex file to keep a record of all my readings. Great. Then I managed it using a VCS (first SVN, then git). Super great. But at the same time, resources like ...
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Implementation of “Title Case” in Bibtex

How is "title case" defined in bibtex? Which is the list of words not to capitalize, and in which file is it defined? Is it possible to change it? I checked the .bst file, but apparently it's ...
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Parentheses around superscript citations in article

I need to change the custom format of bibliography citations to fulfil the requirements of a Conference. In this case, I am using an article document with unsrt bibliography style. The citations ...
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Warning Undefined citation from bibtex (export from Mendeley)

I have problems when compiling my code. Latex tells me it is the piece of code shown below. The bibtex file seems to have the correct format (I exported it from Mendeley) but LaTeX gives me a warning ...
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Bibliographystyle, how to edit apalike style?

I use \bibliographystyle{apalike} It is perfect to me, except for one (not so little) detail, the way authors names are displayed in the bibliography (example) : Dupond, P., Beh, M., ... ...
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How to easily visualize reference IDs? [duplicate]

I have about two hundred bibtex references in my document. Sometimes I am browsing the references section and find something that I want to use again. Let's say there is an item like the following: ...
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Natbib: Multiple citations with page numbers in one bracket

I'm using natbib with bibliography style "apalike". I can cite two different papers in one bracket; for instance \citep{adams03,collier09} gives me (Adams and Fournier, 2003; Collier et al., 1990). ...
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URL citation: Control breaks and add 'Accessed' as prefix text

Please consider the following BibTex reference output (source can be found below): I am using \bibliographystyle{plain} as the output fits the requirements of a paper I'm writing. I tried natbib, ...
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Excluding reference list from line numbering

When the lineno package is included, all lines are numbered. But I don't want the bibliography to have linenumbers because it is ugly. So is this possible? [ps. I have used BibTex to create the ...
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Using bibtex to cite a chapter in a handbook that is part of a series

I need to cite a chapter of a book (with editors that differ from the chapter author) that is part of a series of books with different editors. It should look like: "Rogoff, B. (1998). Cognition as a ...
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Title and DOI are combined in Elsevier BST file

I'm using the bibliography style file "elsarticle-num.bst" for Elsevier (link is here). I'd like to include the DOI for journal articles but when I compile there is no space between the title and ...
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LyX sync document settings of child documents with master especially concerning citation style

How can I make sure, that the document settings of a child document are compatible to the master document? Today I had a big hassle concerning citation: If I choose "citation style standard ...
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Using URL in a LaTeX bibtex file

I'm using bibtex for my bibliography in LaTeX. I would like to use URL's and I need to cite. How do I add URLs into the .bib file. Also, I am using chicago as a bibliographystyle. I wrote the ...
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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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Bibliography not changing according to style

I am having trouble formatting my bibliography to the ASA style. I would like to use the bibliography style asa.bst. I saved this .bst file within the same folder as my .tex file but do not see ...
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biblatex prints an unwanted star (*)

I am using biblatex in an article document class which has been turned into a resume manually. The \section and \subsection have been redefined. Now If I use bibtex or biblatex, I get an unwanted ...
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\bibliographystyle{plain} and \citet

I want to use \citet since it is convenient (I do not type the author's name myself). But I found the conference ask to use \bibliographystyle{plain} and this conference likes to number the ...
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Texmaker: Switch forth and back between Bibtex and Biber

I have to work on multiple documents, some of which are under my control and I want to use Biblatex with Biber, others which require to use Bibtex. I use Texmaker on Linux. I find it very annoying ...
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BibTeX: How to get rid of a period after author initial?

I have problem with authors initials. I should have a period after a list of authors, but when there is an author, which has only an initial it looks like: "Smith, J.." There are two periods, one from ...
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Create and set the bibliography

I would like to know which package and style would you suggest in order to create the bibliography. I need a bibliography in alphabetic order, that I can edit. I mean, I want the title of the section ...
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Help with editing .bst file to output article titles in the bibliography

I am using this .bst file in my LaTeX document: http://ads.harvard.edu/pubs/bibtex/astronat/apj/apj.bst Everything is working, except that I would like the outputs in the reference section to ...
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Reordering sides of comma in the journal entry of Bibtex records

When downloading bibtex records from the web most databases list the journal entry with commas such as the following: journal={Information Theory, IEEE Transactions on} However in the references ...
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generate reference [duplicate]

I am new in LaTeX. I need to put my reference in my document. I put this at the end of my document before end document: \bibliographystyle{plain} \bibliography{References} and i save another file of ...
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Eliminating URL in bbl file, and makebst

I compiled my own bst file using the 'latex makebst' command. This is a brilliant way of amending the style of references. However, makebst creates a very ugly 'URL' prefix for web-pages. It just ...
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Strangely abbreviated Russian BibTeX entry name

I have following BibTeX entry: @MISC{KaraMurzaBatchikovGlazyev2002, author = {Кара-Мурза, Сергей Георгиевич and Батчиков, С. А. and Глазьев, Сергей Юрьевич}, title = {Белая книга. ...