{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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Can I patch bibunits \putbib so that I can generate separate groups of references?

I would like to find out whether it is at all possible to patch bibunits to mimic bibtopic functionality (i.e. multiple and filterable bibliography commands) I think there might be a way to duplicate ...
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Year Missing in Bibliography Entries - elsarticle

The document does not include the year on some references even though year is clearly in the .bib file. For the example below, the saidur year is output, but the laakso year is not. I cannot figure ...
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agsm.bst: change color of the field “Author”

is there any way to change the color of the authors reported in the bibilography, using agsm style? I know is not correct, but it would make much easier to identify the authors in looooong ...
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multibib: wrong label?

I would like to produce a document with two lists of references. One should have numbered items, another should have "E" prepended to the number. Here is my solution that does not work ...
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Strange reference behaviour. (References disappearing randomly)

I am using the MNRAS class https://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/mnras?lang=en, and I have a very strange behaviour with my references. I am using BibTex, and some times the file ...
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Changing the location of 'year' in typeset bibliographic entries when using abbrvnat.bst

How do you relocate the position of 'year' in the reference list using natbib and abbrvnat.bst? I want it to come in parentheses just after author name for any type of entry, like so: J. Smith (2010) ...
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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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Sorting bib entries by year and month

I am trying to change the presort function to sort my bib entries first by year and then by month - but: No success. I have added a month.sort function like this (similar to the year.sort function ...
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Springers svmult template - chapter-wise bibliography with bibtex?

I have exactly the same problem as that described in the following question, which was (weirdly) closed: Springers svmult template - bibliography with bibtex? Can this question please be re-opened? ...
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Modify APA reference style to show Capital Author name, but citation still show normal text

I'm trying to get the reference following my graduate school. My Graduate school claimed that the bibliography formats were adopted from APA style of bibliography and citation with some ...
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Bibtex truncates arXiv numbers

There seems to be some trouble where bibtex truncates 9 digit arXiv numbers to 8 digits on both preprint references and links. This generates the wrong reference number in addition to the wrong ...
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Timed out compile unless I delete bibliography

I have a document that won't compile unless I delete the bibliography. All of the subfiles compile individually (but they don't refer to the bibliography file). It was working fine for weeks, and all ...
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Reference in Spanish and English language in BibTeX

I'm typing my thesis and I'm using LaTeX for it. I've found one problem in my references. I'm using two language for my references: Spanish and English, but for the last language , I can't change the ...
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BibTex with APACite is not generating citations correctly where author has multiple papers in the same year

I am using APACite with BibTex and can't seem to get the citations right in cases where a single lead author has multiple papers in the same year. Problem 1: Using shortcite I expect a paper with ...
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Avoiding duplicate entries in bibliography having different cite keys

I have several manuscripts each with their own bibliography (*.bib file). I'm now trying to combine these manuscripts into one document having one single bib file. My problem is that I have ...
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Previewing bibliography entries on mouse-over of the PDF's citation links

I had the brilliant idea to have my generated PDF display the bibliography entry as a tooltip when someone hovers over the citation number with his/her mouse pointer. I found this question which ...
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Automatically reorder author names in bibtex

I have a bibtex file with over 1000 publications in it and I would like to homogeneize this database. For this purpose I used bibclean which worked pretty well. However bibclean give me names in the ...
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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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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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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 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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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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Is there a current bibtex file for CSE citation style?

The journal article should look like this: Pensole G, Gissi C, Lanave C, Saccone C. 1995. Glutamine synthetase gene evolution in bacteria. Mol Biol Evol. 12:189-197 Longer journal titles ...
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Bibtex style for Proceedings of Royal Society A

Is there any bibtex style file available which is suitable for Proceedings of Royal Society A journals?
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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 ...
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References section at the bottom of a page

I'm fairly new to Latex, but I'm writing a paper using Latex and Bibtex. In the end I have section with all the references I quoted: \newpage \bibliography{bib} \bibliographystyle{plain} Is it ...
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BibTeX and TeXworks on Mac OS X Mavericks

I've been trying to create a bibliography for my thesis, but I really haven't been able to. I have read almost the entire forum with all your suggestions, but still it doesn't work. I have: ...
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Incollection book titles in italics using custom-bib

I've been trying to create a custom bibliography style using custom-bib (makebst), and I have almost succeeded. The only thing that I've failed to fix is the incollection and inproceedings book ...
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How to parse BIB file to a known TeX structure?

I'm becoming a TeXist by profession these days. This is the first real challenge from my new employer: I was asked if I could take a look at this problem and improve the current state, if it's ...
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Using symlinks to point to a .bib file in a different directory with bibtex and texmaker

This has been driving me crazy all day. Tried everything before asking a new question, I apologize in advance if I missed something. What I'm trying to do is to have a centralized .bib file that I ...
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Modify pnas2009.bst file

I am using pnas2009.bst for my bibliography which I am very happy with but I wish to make a few modifications: I wish that publications with large author lists (say greater than or equal to eight) ...
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Polyglossia: Arabic Text, English Bibliography

I am writing a mainly Arabic book. But all the references are western/English. So I'd like the bibliography to appear left to right. I write: \documentclass[12pt,english]{book} ...
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Displaying authors in color bibtex

If I call a reference by \citet{xxx}, it appears in my document as Author [number], where the number appears in the color I defined in \hypersetup{citecolor=red} while Author and [] appear in black ...
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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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bibtex package option date

i want to make my bibliography to follow the chem-acs style. So i use bibtex style=chem-acs, the output looks almost correctly except the formate of the date. It uses somehow the month and the year, i ...
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“Dynamic” new command in LaTeX

Although I've been using LaTeX for a long time, I never defined "dynamic" new commands. Here is what I have in mind: I define a new command such as \newitem with the following inputs ...
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problem with harvard referencing style

I have to use Harvard referencing style for my essay, but there is a problem. In reference list it doesn't show the publisher and the address of the book. Also, could it write edition instead of edn.? ...
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Problems with formatting jurabib output in LyX

I am having trouble using jurabib to create footnote citations in LyX. I followed the instructions for setting up LyX to use jurabib, see http://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/HumanitiesLyX Following the wiki ...
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RevTex 4.1 AIP Bibliography Formatting

This is my first question on TeX.SX. I am currently using the ShareLatex AIP template to produce a journal article. I have modified and customized some elements of this project's main TeX file and ...
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Conditional Bibliography insertion

I am autogenerating several latex documents from the same base. Some of them have a \cite inside, so I want to include a Bilbiography. I'am using bibtex and it is perfectly working. However ...
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Two authors in a reference: converting “and” to comma

As I said in the title I have a problem with bibliography and citations: I use the unsrt BibTeX style. I know that in order to separate different authors in the authors field in a .bib file I have to ...
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Setting an alphabetic citation style in LyX

How can I get LyX to use a different citation style? Instead of the numeric citations [1] I would like abbreviations of the author names and a 2-figure year: [EPR35]. I believe the alphaabbrv style ...
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Obtaining a specific order for references of an annotated bibliography

We are currently writing an annotated bibliography and cannot get the ordering of references as we want. In the bibliography we have 2 kinds of entries: annotated entries (the ones that the ...