{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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Way for Texmaker Quick Build to Ignore aux File

I'm trying to build a document (say, 'doc_name.tex') using the Quick Build option in Texmaker (in Ubuntu 14.04) and I'm running into the error message "I couldn't open file name 'doc_name.aux'". This ...
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Need double quotes for titles in References at some places

Here is MWE which returns me two references citations. The article citation appears in single quote and I want double. For the conference, I need the conference title in Italics and correct the word "...
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greek letters via \textgreek{a} (citavi export)

i am working with citavi to manage my literature and citavi exports greek letters via \textgreek{a} or {b} or {g} which doesn't work for me. I found out that you need the package babel with the greek ...
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Marking corresponding authorship in bibtex

Rephrased question according to early comments I'm trying to mark select papers in my list of publications with a star (to indicate corresponding authorship). This, however, seem to give me problems ...
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LyX: Bibliography created two times with overlapping numbering

I have a little problem with my bibliography in LyX: First, I insert a bibtex-bibliography (Insert -> List/TOC -> BibTeX Bibliography) at the end of my document (in the appendix). For that, I use a *....
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char �zq (U+EC) - web site

Im getting the following error message, due to my bibtex source ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char �zq (U+EC) I know it is because somewhere, some how some a special m!@$$êr character has ...
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Creating .bib file containing only the cited references of a bigger .bib file

Normally, LaTeX will only create references for the BibTeX entries cited in the text. Is there a way of extracting these entries into a different .bib file automatically? For example if I have a .bib ...
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bibtex issue : Warning--I didn't find a database entry for “birks”

I'm having an issue using bibtex with pdflatex. Here is the file biblio.bib I'm using (with this exact format) : @Book{physiqueNucleaire, author = "Claude le Sech and Christian Ngô", title = "...
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Insert # in bibtex entry? [duplicate]

How do i insert a # in a bibtex entry.. seem to be impossible it does not recognize the \# or # as simple hashtag (#).. @ONLINE {DMA, title = "AR# 57550 - Example Designs - Designing with the AXI ...
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modifying BST style & calling citation

I have two problems I am grappling with. The first involves editing the BST file to suit my needs. I want something that looks like this: I was able to get the line break between the note and the ...
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latex .bst style

I am trying to submit to Journal of Labour Economics and they give a link with bibliography style, but they don't say what style it is. I am having trouble finding a .bst file that replicates their ...
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Bibliography in LNCS doesn't work as expected

I'm using the Lecture Note in Computer Science (LNCS) LaTeX template, and I'm in trouble with their bibliography system. I'm referencing a Book, but it doesn't show the information of the bib, it ...
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BiBTeX style with hyperlinks and [key] citations

I'm looking for a bibliography style with the following constraints: Must generate a link if the url key is provided in the bibliography. (I can't change the .bib file.) Other than that I have no ...
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compiling problem with MikTeX

I installed MikTeX 2.9a few days ago, and now I don't succeed to convert to PDF most of my documents. I don't think that there is a problem with documents themselves, since I compiled them previously, ...
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How by citing same bib entry to generate a new reference identifier with a twist

I am preparing an article for a journal that currently does not have a LaTeX template, but all of my material is in LaTeX. It has a somewhat special reference citation guide I have not seen yet, so ...
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White spaces in URL

I am having a white space in URL. I am using BibTeX for references. In the beginning, I had two URLs (number 3 and 5, see image below) with white spaces. After searching, I came across the suggestion ...
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Placing specific reference after all others

I am writing a paper in which one specific reference must be placed after all others in the bibliography section. E.g. all anonymous citations (author="Anonymous") must be placed in the end of the ...
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How to change a .bst for references sorted in order of appearance

I've been struggling trying to format my references for a paper which needs to follow the LNCS guidelines. They use to provide a .bst file which formats the references exactly as they require, but the ...
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How to make bibliography(bibtex) and enumerate indentation the same?

Is there a way in the following MWE to have the indentation in the bibliography to be the same as that in enumerate? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[latin9]{inputenc} \usepackage[british]{babel} \...
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how to cite several enteries in tufte-book

I am using tufte-book for my document and I am trying to cite several entries in one \cite command but what I get is only one number for all the citations and also the citations are listed one after ...
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Command line tool to extract .bib entry by key?

I'd like a tool that, when given a .bib file and a key from that file as inputs, outputs a plain text rendition of the full entry. For example: bib.bib @Article{tversky83, author = {Amos Tversky ...
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What are reasons to use BibTeX instead of Biblatex?

Given the rich set of features that Biblatex offers over BibTeX et al., one has to wonder why the latter is being used at all. Legacy code aside (which seems to be easy enough to adapt, anyway) the ...
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How to update BibLatex and biber manually on Windows?

How can I update my bibLatex and biber on my Windows 7. I currently have biber 2.3 and biblatex 3.0 I have a file called "thesis.tex" and a reference file called "ThesisRef.bib" I am using the ...
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Organize list of publications according to type of article

With the tufte-book template (which uses natbib), I'd like to include at the end of the document a list of my publications, organized by type: I'd like to have a section for conference papers and one ...
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citing from zotero for workflow in emacs/AUCTex

I am trying to develop a workflow as I begin writing my dissertation (in the social sciences). I am using emcas as my LaTeX editor, Zotero as my citation manager, and Linux Mint as OS. I had a ...
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Handle .bib in subfiles

I have a problem very similar to the question being asked in Bibliographies when using subfiles . My .bib is references in main.tex. When compiling main, everything works like a charm. Working on the ...
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How can I fix my bibliography with LaTeX?

Hello I am newbie with Latex and I couldn't compile my bibliography.tex when I comment it the pfd work well but when I uncomment it. the PDF doesn't appear and I couldn't resolve it I tried a lot ...
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How to cite an article from Arxiv using bibtex

This is a question about how to use bibtex to cite a preprint from Arxiv. Suppose I have: @ARTICLE{BM:1999, AUTHOR = {First, Author AND Second, Author}, TITLE = {The title of this article}, ...
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How to collaborate with those who work in Word?

I write my papers in LaTeX and always reference the same, giant .bib file for citations (natbib+bibtex or biblatex, depending on journal or document requirements). If this is your mode of operation, ...
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How to define a shortcut for a set of keys in bibtex?

I am not sure what is the right terminology here, so let me explain by means of an example. Suppose I have bib file containing four papers (actual number is larger, but I want to a small MWE): @...
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BibTex: Replacing repeated authors in a list of authors with em-dashes

I'm using a .bst file provided by my discipline (ametsoc2014.bst) to create my references section using BibTex. However, this file really is incomplete according to their suggested specifications. In ...
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Bibtex entries with last names first and year after authors

I know that this question has already been asked and I tried to use the answer of this question Biblatex entries with last names first and year after authors but is not working :( my code is: \...
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Bibliography - a comma separating author(s) from titles

I am compiling a bibliography in a book by means of bibtex using plain.bst style (or rather its Polish version plplain.bst). Using answers to other questions on similar problems, I have modified ...
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References and citation call-outs are not printed

I am writing an article. MWE is given below. \documentclass[a4paper,times,12pt,ifthen]{article} \usepackage{enumerate} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{epsfig} \usepackage{epstopdf} \usepackage{...
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On modifying a bibliography style (bst) file

I have recently written a survey article for some journal. The problem is that they have not given their bibliography style file. However they have given in their preferred format for the bibliography....
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Bibliography get print with lines

I am using simple package \bibliographystyle{plain}. However, the bibliography get printed with lines as seen in the image. My code is below \cleardoublepage \pagenumbering{arabic} \include{...
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How to generate a bibliography website from BiBTeX [closed]

I have BiBTeX files and want to generate a bibliography website (for my research group) from the BiBTeX. Are there good tools for this?
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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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BibTex and Overleaf. Citations not working

I am trying to add a bibliography to my Overleaf latex document and for that I am using BibTex. I downloaded a .bib file from Zotero which automatically generates them for you and imported it into my ...
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Modifying RSC bst file

I'm using the RSC's (Royal Society of Chemistry) bst file to write my thesis. You can find this file here. But I would like to tweak it just a bit, to add for example the DOI at the end of each ...
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\usepackage[sorting=none]{biblatex} code complie anymore [duplicate]

I am very newbie to the latex word. I am using a template i received from a friend. Write my whole thesis on this document and finished like a minute ago. I realized my references were not in ...
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Full citations of bibtex items despite crossref?

De Gruyter wants me to put the full bibliographic information into the reference list, that is, I shall not use cross-referencing. However I have the bibtex entries with crossref information and do ...
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Citing a URL in MNRAS style (mn2e)

I am using natbib with the mn2e bibliography style (for papers submitted to MNRAS astronomical journal). They provide a Latex template and style guide but in their style guide it specifies that ...
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Unsuccessful attempts at sorting the bibliography alphabetically [natbib,plainnat,citep]

After consulting lots of posts here at tex exchange and other resources, I still can't figure out the problem. Everything looks fine, still alphabetical sorting in working for me. This is the last ...
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What tools can (automatically) retrieve BibTeX formatted references from MathSciNet?

There are a few tools that will automatically retrieve BibTeX-formatted references from MathSciNet. BibDesk is offered with TeXShop, but only works on a Mac. Are there similar tools that work for ...
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Page number of bibliography in table of contents is above or below correct value

In my latex document which uses the report documentclass and hyperref package, I have the following code before the end of the document: \bibliographystyle{plain} \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{...
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The “Gold standard” in BibTeX databases

I've developed a simple BibTeX parser. I want to test whether it can handle all possible nuances that can occur in BibTeX databases. Is there a standard .bib file against which I can check my parser,...
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Line break within brackets in Bibtex

When I use Bibtex, I want everything within a bracket to appear in the same line. So, for example, in the attached Bibtex, I want the phrase "Phys. Rev. A" to appear in the same line. You can try and ...
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Lyx cannot generate hyperlinks as references

This question is related to this one. I have a bibtex file containing a number of references some of which are only links to a number of domains. The entries in the .bib file are of the form: @Misc{...
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Encoding Issue while Export from JabRef to .CSV [closed]

I am trying to export bib to .csv and there are many issues being faced but most important is encoding: special symbols are not converted properly to the same symbols e.g. " " changing to different ...