{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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Why won't bibtex work on latex? \cite{} eliminates text

In the past I have had success transferring a Master .bib file from Mendeley to the folder with my TeXnicCenter projects folder and running the files several times to ultimately get a wonderful ...
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Abstract style but still need the references be listed by number

I am doing this in LaTeX text: study, Hansen (1996)\cite{hansen1996water} and get the following in output file: Hansen (1996)[hansen1996water] I know how to solve the problem if I do not need the ...
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Why does biber increase compilation time of pdflatex runs dramatically (factor 2.8!!)?

Since I am using biber, the compilation time for my document has increased dramatically. It's a dissertation with <300 pages and a full latexmk compilation suddenly needed 26 minutes which is not ...
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How to force references come up as et al

I'm using natbib referencing, in agsm style. I have had no problem so far with it suppressing articles with 3 or more authors to et al. However for some papers it prints all the author names for my in ...
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write my refrences in APA style

I need to include a reference page in APA style using package apacite. This is what i am currently getting: I need to get it in this format.
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Removing the year space in AAAI citation format

I am new here, I have a problem with citation for AAAI format. The problem appears if I am referring to a website or link so I use the following in the bib file. @online{gameCost, key = {Video Game ...
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Compile error when using \bibliography: “can only use in preamble”

I have a main file and a references.bib file I want to use. The relevant code in my main file to my file is this: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{biblatex} ... \section{References} ...
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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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How to suppress Warning--empty author Message?

I am citing the IEEE-754 standard and it doesn't have an author. However, when I generate my PDF, the tool I am using (texnixcenter) provides a warning that there is no author. I would like to know ...
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Is there a citation manager which plays nicely with BibTeX and has automatic metadata import from PDFs?

This question is borderline TeX related but I think it may still be relevant. What is the best citation manager to use in conjunction with LaTeX? The cutting edge in citation management software ...
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Author-number citation with elsarticle

With the elsarticle class, how can I achieve author-number citations? This is what I need: Smith and Dow [1] wrote Using \citep{SmithDow} wrote only prints [1] wrote and \citet{SmithDow} ...
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biblatex: per-entry language switching

According to biblatex manual (p.24), the hyphenation field in a bib-entry switches language on per-entry basis: hyphenation field The language of the bibliography entry. The identifier must be ...
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bibliography problem - does not want to appear

given the following code, why biblography from .bib file does not want to appear, instead there is only the heading "references" and nothing else? .bib and .tex file below (i have copied everything i ...
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beamer + bibTeX: error, 'no aux' found!

I'm trying to compile a chs_2015.bib file with BibTeX (editor's button corresponding to command bibtex %) before including it in the actual Beamer *.tex presentation but I keep getting this error msg: ...
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Changing color of cites with hypersetup not working

I'm trying to change the colors of my cites. I would like to get a light blue color for them. I tried using hypersetup but it seems not to work. Here is my MWE: ...
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Latex Bib-File doesn't sort by appearance in text

I've been trying many different ways to sort my Bibliography as it appears in the text. But unfortunately it's always sorted the alphabetical way. I'm using the following packages in my master file ...
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Umlaut in alphabetic citation keys in biblatex

My citation organisation tool of choice (so far) exports umlauts like ö as \"{o}. When these occur in the beginning of the first author's name of a bib entry, the citation shorthand is generated from ...
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BibTex style database

There are a couple of great tutorials and tools in the internet for making your customized style for a given journal, for example there is bst generator website, dozen of examples for different ...
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How does one update/create bibliography for a doc in Texmaker?

I'm looking for the procedure to place entries into a bibliography for a document in Texmaker. I have an existing .bib file with references in it as well as a document that correctly references the ...
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Change only last number of last page in page range in Bibliography

My university's referencing style requires that for a page range, the digits for the last page should only be those digits that have not changed from the first page, e.g. 653-6, 643-53, 540-750. I am ...
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Change separator in Bibliography only for year

I am modifying a .bst file to be inline with my universities citation style. Most of the elements of the reference are required to be separated by a '.'. This is not for the case between the year and ...
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LaTeX Ugly Line Above References

When generating my LaTeX document (RevTex 4.1) using TeXShop on Mac OSX 10.10.3 the document generates a rather ugly line above my references but below the section heading. This is the code I am ...
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How to include smart italics within BibTex entries

I would like to use italics within BibTeX entries to indicate the title of an artwork, as is traditional in some scholarly publications. The problem is that {\it } and {\em } are processed awkwardly ...
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Conflict between psfragfig and bibtex cite-command

I am having a problem using psfragfig from pstool, when using Bibtex for citations in pdflatex. I am using pstool in conjunction with matlabfrag The minimal code example at the bottom, fails giving me ...
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Apalike bibliography style refer to numbers

I have been using Apalike bibliography style perfectly well. But suddenly it has started to refer to with numbers instead of author-year format. I found a post that report the same problem here, ...
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Bibtex - citations fail

I placed my bibliography just before the end of the file the end of the file \bibliography{mybib}{} \bibliographystyle{plain} @article{damodaran2010comatose, title = {Comatose Markets: What if ...
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What is the best way to get BibTeX entries from ISBN number?

I was wondering if the members of the community would kindly share their wisdom in what is the best way to get BibTeX entries from ISBN number? I am currently using this service but results leave ...
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UTF8 and BibTeX problems

I laid last hands on my project. I added some sources. But than everything just blew up. Hopefully you can help me! Here are the error(s): ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:̈ not set up for ...
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Reordering BibTex entries

I'm using bibtex and in the reference part it automatically orders entries alphabetically in the author. This is what I want, the problem is that one of the entries has a compound name Joachim von zur ...
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bibtex to word download not working [closed]

Good day all. I wish to convert my bibtex to a word document. In the quest to download a software for such conversion I googled bibtex to latex and was referred to BIBTEX.ORG at ...
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which .bst file give pp (page number section) at last in references using bibtex file?

I am using IEEE.bst file. Please let me know any other options, as last entry with IEEE.bst file is the year of publication.
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Bibtex cite an (online)article or url from a online version of a magazine

I am new to using to Latex and Bibtex.There is a (online)article in the following link, which I want to use in Bibtex: ...
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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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Citation of a thesis under a CC license [closed]

Is there any guideline to cite a work (thesis) that is licensed under a Creative Commons license? According to the license's provision it's necessary to mention the license itself among other ...
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Is it possible to cite without a citation key?

I exported my .bib file from EndNote into LaTeX. However, there is no citation key for references. Do I have to add citation keys (manually) for each reference to be able to cite them within my ...
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author name formatting in plainnat

I typed in the preamble \usepackage[round]{natbib} \usepackage{cite} \newcommand{\bibfont}{times} Then at the end \bibliography{mybibfile}{} \bibliographystyle{plainnat} \nocite{*} In bib file I ...
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Customising initials in bibtex

How do I customize initials using bibtex. For instance, several references use 'Gh.' as the initial for the name 'Gheorghe' and I believe they are right. Now, bibtex always gives the initial as 'G.' ...
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My multi bibliography appears empty (using multibib package)

My bibliography (actually 4 different ones) is empty. If I try only one, with normal bibtex, it works. I have read the multibib package manual pdf file. I have read the thread currvita, multibib ...
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Bibliography won't compile in Winedt 9.0 [closed]

I recently purchased a new computer and reinstalled Miktex 2.9, with WinEdt 9.0. By and large everything works until I tried to compile a document with a bibliography and nothing happened. I tried ...
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bibtex trouble with elsarticle.cls in lyx

I am trying to work on an article to be submitted to an Elsevier article with bibtex, however I am having trouble getting the bibliography to even show up. I am trying to use elsarticle-num.bst, as I ...
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Errors with \bibentry with bibliography style that puts macro in bbl file

The following example works fine. However, if \bibliographystle{plainnat} is replaced by \bibliographystle{te}, where te.bst is the style available at http://econtheory.org/technical/te.bst, then two ...
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Can't change bibliography heading [duplicate]

I would like to change the heading of my bibliography. I found this thread: How to change Bibliography heading? Unfortunately, this doesn't work for me. Additionally, I would like to remove the page ...
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Problem using bibunits

I am trying to use bibunits package. If I compile the TeX file using the following sequence of commands, it works properly. pdflatex document bibtex bu1 pdflatex document pdflatex document However, ...
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TexShop will not compile bibliography after upgrade to Mac OS Yosemite

I am using TexShop 3.5.1, Bibdesk 1.6.3, on Mac OS 10.10.3. I am trying to compile a bibliography on a latex document that previously successfully compiled. Since then I have updated from the previous ...
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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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How do I turn on and off a bibliography?

I have a CV that I created using the moderncv package. I am trying to make it modular to make it easier to customize for specific job applications. For some job listings, a CV is more appropriate, in ...
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How to show natbib reference as “first author et al”?

I have a problem with a citation call-out generated with the natbib package I get this [Y. Kuwata, M. T. Wolf, D. Zarzhitsky and T. L. Huntsberger, 2013] I would like [Kuwata et al., 2013] MWE ...
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BibTex on TexMaker not working

I have just installed texmaker on my linux mint OS. Everything seems to work fine, except for the references. I put a document "references.bib" in the same folder as my "main.tex"; however, texmaker ...
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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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Biblatex IEEE extra comma before and: author1, author2, and author3

When I use Biblatex with style=ieee, I get a COMMA and a AND before the third author in my bibliography: MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...