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Elsarticle no bibliography on the pdf output

I would like to get some help about the elsaarticle class (http://www.elsevier.com/__data/assets/file/0019/166141/elsarticle-template.zip). When I use bibtex I get a PDF without bibliogrpahy... The ...
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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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BibTeX and “accessed” field for web page

Referring to the question how to cite web pages what is the best approach if you use Citavi and want to get an "Access date" added? I got Citavi to add the access date to notes, but I couldn't add an ...
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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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Bibliography style jfe.bst - add description of paper

I am using jfe.bst bibliography style. I only want to change the note format. In particular, after each bibliographic entry I want to add (optionally) a description of the paper, e.g. ...
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bad generators of keys in a particular bst style

I have the following the .tex file: \documentclass{article}[10pt] \usepackage{jucs2e} \usepackage{url} \begin{document} \title{Title} \maketitle cite~\cite{EnviroTrack} \bibliographystyle{jucs} ...
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hyperref URL using BibTeX

I am trying to hyperrefan URL using class scrartcl, Bibtex, package natbib and bibliography style authordate1. The paper is characterised as @article in the .bibfile and as the URL entry is not used ...
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How do I submit a custom bst style file to CTAN?

I have modified the plainnat.bst natbib style file in order to submit to the journal Arctic. It works fine, and I figured it might be useful to someone else. Is there a way to submit custom bst files ...
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BibTeX: same author, different years

Citing \cite{paper1,paper2,paper3}, with the apalike style, some papers of a same author gives me something like [LastName, 2001, LastName, 2002, LastName, 2003] I would prefer something like ...
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customize Bibtex citation and bibliography

Using Bibtex and Natbib-package, I would like to have a few changes: citation style (numbering) ==> (author et al., year; author et al., year; etc.) as citation style bibliography style no ...
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Bibtex, Latex compiling

On several occations I have read instructions like "run Latex on your file, then run Bibtex, and afterwards run Latex again..." . I am using TeXstudio as editor and when compiling any tex-code I ...
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Truncated citation using misc

I'm using @misc for citing a website in my work. This is the bib entry and the text citing it. @misc{OpenMP, title = {{OpenMP API for parallel programming, version 2.0}}, note = ...
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BibTex, non-ascii initials and nameptr f [duplicate]

I have a problem with BibTex – many citation styles use nameptr f. to show just the initial of author's first name. I have trouble using this if the name starts with a non-ascii character. BibTex ...
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LaTeX to BibTeX

I have an old document written in LaTeX which I need to edit/re-write. The document has hundreds of citations without using BibTex but just old style thebibliography environment and \bibitem's. Now I ...
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Latex ignores natbib longnamesfirst option when using “econometrica” bibliography style

I am confounded as to why in this document latex is ignoring the natbib longnamesfirst option. I have used it in other documents without any problem. Any ideas are appreciated. ...
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Modifying bst file - changing separator

I am currently modifying a bst file. The problem I am facing now is how to change the separator of the style. At the moment, I get the following output: Badie, Dina (2010) ‘Groupthink, iraq, and ...
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Unknown error compiling with bibtex in Texmaker [closed]

I was trying to move my bibliography from bibtex to biblatex, this is my MWE: \documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage[nomarginpar, margin = 2.5cm]{geometry} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Custom abbreviation for citation in bibtex

When writing, I like to introduce an abbreviation for the whole citation. On the first instance, I would write "This is true as shown in (nbren12, et. al. 2012) (hereafter NB12)". In the subsequent ...
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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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How to add a DOI field in book type reference in zotero?

I want to add a book reference with DOI in zotero. But I found no DOI field in book type items. Is there a method to do this?
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'Unable to compile bib file '

I am not able to add more references to my bib file its not compiling. Any help will be appreciated, I wasted the whole day but I couldn't figure out. I have added around 20 references, It was ...
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RIS & crufty bibtex to biblatex without an OCD tool?

I have 30 years of bibtex in a file with some other notes. Bibtex doesn't mind, but biblatex does. Also, certain publishers (Nature, APA, MIT) don't provide bibtex but do provide dois or ris. I've ...
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How to modify `unsrt.bst` file to generate concise and readable Jounal of Applied Phyisics(JAP) style .bbl file?

I am going to submit an article to Journal Of Applied Physics(JAP). So I'm using using revtex4-1 document class \documentclass[aip,jap,reprint,superscriptaddress,amsmath,amssymb]{revtex4-1}. During ...
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Bibentry does not show cite

I'm trying to get a full citation inside my text using the \bibentry command. But it doesn't show anything. MWE: \documentclass[draft=false ,paper=a4 ,twoside=false ...
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apacite bibliography{} command not creating bibliography

Please excuse me, I'm quite new to LaTeX (and I'm inexperienced with formal formatting to boot). I'm having a problem that I don't know how to solve, and haven't been able to find anything online. ...
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My bibliography doesn't appear

I'm finishing my thesis and i've made a bib file with the references I use in my work but for some reason I do not know, the bibliography does not appear in the pdf, although the subdocument loads ...
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Bibliography heading left alignment

I am having following code, due to which the heading of bibliograpy/references is center align, if \titleformat{\chapter}[display] is removed then it is left justified but all the chapter heading is ...
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Citation not found if bib file in parent directory

My citations work fine when the sources.bib file is within the same directory as my .tex file, as shown here: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \begin{document} \thispagestyle{fancy} ...
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Springer Humanities Bibtex

it looks like there is no Springer bibtex style for their humanities bibliography (e.g. they want full first names!) Has anyone seen or written one?
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Latex in text link to bibtex or footnote, and bibtex/footnote link back to place in text

In Latex, what I would like to is have a link from a paragraph to a foot note or bibtex reference, and have a link in the footnote or bibtex reference back to the paragraph or place in text where the ...
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Convert .bbl file to .bib file

How can I convert a .bbl file to a .bib file. I lost my .bib file but I still have my .bbl file. Now , I need to add more references to my .bbl file according to a specific format which I need to ...
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How to change the “and” in the reference/bibliography into when using natbib?

I am writing something that needs to refer to both Chinese and English papers. I am using natbib to format my bibliographies and I encountered a problem with the presentation of my reference when ...
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Sorting bibliography according to the order in .bib file

Is it possible to sort the order of references using the order in the .bib file?
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Apacite and apa6 not printing annote={} and annotate={} fields

I am trying to write an annotated bibliography, following APA format using the apacite and apa6 packages. Page 56 of the apacite manual states that the annote or annotate fields should work with ...
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Adding specific citation creates error message

I am quite new to Latex. Using citations works well until I add a specific one. After adding this citation (with: \autocite{Yamashita:2000a} this error occurs: Runaway argument? {We isolated ...
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references not being cited! [duplicate]

I do not know why those two references can not get cited. I only get a question mark instead of the reference number. I copy the name of the reference and I still have the error!. Here is what I ...
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Can I configure bibtex.exe to insert the command \interlinepenalty=10000 in the .bbl file?

The following question-answers show a method of avoiding page-breaks in between references: How can I prevent page break between lines of a paragraph or bibliography entry? ...
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Simple way of setting up two bibliographies

I want to split the bibliography into two parts, with one containing only works by a certain author and another all the rest. I tried figuring out how to do this with biblatex but got tangled up. ...
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Problem with bibliography compiling

I'm using Elsevier's elsarticle class to prepare my paper. There is a problem with compiling URL in bibliography. I have inserted the url with this format in .bib file(I'm using bibtex): @misc{A23, ...
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How to preserve capital letters in Bibtex [duplicate]

I am writing a paper and am using Bibtex to create the bibliography. Everything works fine except that the capital letters in the titles of my references is not preserved in the PDF. For example, in ...
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How to modify the label style of bibliography?

I'm using natbib package and bibliography style ama which I would like to modify. The reference list should be listed like this: 1. Kapur NK, Musunuru K. Clinical efficiency and safety of statins in ...
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How to properly create an item in a .bib file for a press bulletin?

I'm working with WriteLatex and want to create an item in my .bib file; so I add the following to the file @misc{boletinDane2010, title ={Boletin de Prensa} author ={Departamento ...
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failed to find file .pdf perhaps it has been deleted [closed]

i'm looking for a solution to this the whole day and i couldn't find. When i "Build and View" my document, in the view i recieve the message failed to find file Thesis.pdf` perhaps it has been ...
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Remove MathReview number in BibTeX

When using the "amsplain" style in BibTeX, it automatically prints MathReview MR numbers in the citation. For example if the citation entry looks like: @book {Babook, AUTHOR = {Baldwin, John T.}, ...
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RevTex 4.1 - Extra comma in bibliography when JOURNAL field is empty

I have to compile a paper with RevTex 4.1 for submission purposes and I am running into trouble regarding the bibliography page. Whenever I have a citation of a paper which has not yet been published ...
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Remote bibliography

Does someone know if it is possible to load a bibliography file located in Google Drive? For instance, I would like to use ...
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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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Citing a cited reference

How would I go about doing this in BibTeX - http://www.reading.ac.uk/library/finding-info/guides/lib-citing-cited-ref.aspx Any ideas?
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Compiling error when adding BibTeX entries [closed]

I recently made a .bib file with 5 entries and it worked perfectly. However, when I added 5 more entries today, it gave the following error: Paragraph ended before \OT1\. was complete When I remove ...
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In-text citations with two or more than two papers in apacite

When using the parenthetical citation with two or more than two papers in apacite, we can separate by comma: \usepackage{apacite} \cite{jorgenson2002projecting,solow1962technical}. This gives ...