{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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How to make Bibtex works with a particular cls file?

I am using a template that uses a particular class (proposal.cls). This class doesn´t support bibtex yet. I have noticed that in this class it wasn´t created thebibliography environment. I think this ...
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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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Handle republished work in apacite

How would I handle republished work with the apacite package for in-text citations? As according the blue book for apa, I need to have the publication date of the original and the republication. ...
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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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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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bibtex: warnings empty note and address without publisher: justified?

I have the following bibtex entry: @TechReport{CAlt2, author = {G. Ziegenhals}, title = {{U}ntersuchungen zur {W}irkung eines {A}lternativgriffes c2 bei {O}boen}, institution = {IfM - ...
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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 ...
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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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Problem to cite several author with beamer

I am making a presentation with beamer. If I include only citations with one or two authors there isn't problem but compilation (pdflatex and bibtex) fails when I include citations with more than two ...
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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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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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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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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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Order referencing by appearance AND number (natbib)

I am currently trying to get the references to be listed in order of appearance in my document, rather than order in bibliography. Some info: I am using natbib: ...
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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) ...