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My bibliography doesn't have a key/id [closed]

I'm very new so please bear with me. I have just exported my bibliography from Endnote into a .bib file. I have put it in the same folder as my Tex file. Entries look like this: @article{ author ...
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Discrepancy in using apacite for bibliography

Problem: The first reference using apacite is being printed out correctly and subsequent are not. The code in the PhDthesisSU.cls: %-------------------------- identification --------------------- ...
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biblatex: Changing key MastersThesis to MPhilThesis

Some universities have MPhil degree. I wonder how to put word MPhil thesis rather than MA thesis in biblatex bibliography. Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks Example.bib Example.bib ...
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Does achemso no longer support “submitted” BibTeX entry types?

Looking through old documentation for achemso.bst, I noticed that it (at one time?) supported a submitted entry type for articles that have been submitted but not published. I was unable to find any ...
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how to remove “Eds” after authors name in bibtex

I have no idea why LaTeX insistently puts "eds." after authors name in the bib file. I simply use the following bibliography : @PREAMBLE{ "\providecommand{\noopsort}[1]{}" # ...
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BibTex: citing IEEE standard

My downloaded citation looks like this: @ARTICLE{893287, author={}, journal={IEEE Std. 1516-2000}, title={IEEE Standard for Modeling and Simulation (M Amp;S) High Level Architecture (HLA) - ...
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how to cite this book with bibtex? [closed]

This might be an easy question to some of you but for me I find it hard because I am not familiar with the names mentioned. Which is a city and which is a publisher. Mack, Chris A. Fundamental ...
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bibtex - endnote - new references

I'm sure this has been answered somewhere else already, but still, I couldn't manage to find it out on the internet. In my group, I need to work with Endnote (on .doc files) to write shared papers. My ...
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URL not showing up using url, howpublished, note fields in bibliography

I am writing up my thesis using the book class. Need to cite some webpages, but they are not showing up in the References section apart from their descriptions. I have included both the url and ...
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How to refer to section numbers in a citation call-out?

In the example bellow, the citation call-out to entry 58 includes also the section 12.3.2. Is there a package or a built-in way to create call-outs in this format? I'm using bibtex to manage the ...
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Paper database with high quality customizable BibTeX export?

There are multiple applications and web sites that can export BibTeX citations such as Google Scholar, ACM Digital Library, Mendeley and Bibsonomy. Unfortunately, there are two major problems: the ...
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How to cite 2 authors (Name & Name Date) inline in text with Harvard?

(firstly, is it possible to attach files? otherwise I'm just going to have to copy/paste my entire .bst and it's not coming out as a codeblock) Here's the example from my university of what it's ...
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Is it possible to extract the bibliography from a PDF file as a .bibtex?

There is a pdf report that has a good list of references for my field, can I extract them as a bibtex file to reuse them ?
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How to remove http://dx.doi.org string from doi field in BibTeX style?

As I see it, most BibTeX styles (.bst files) assume that the doi field in a BibTeX databases (.bib files) is saved without a http://dx.doi.org/ prefix. However, many scentific journals export bibtex ...
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Adding information to bibitems

For a lecture note/book project I have to following problem: I have an extensive list of references processed by bibtex as usual, the entries coming from a large collection of bib-files. Now since the ...
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garbled bibtex entry [duplicate]

For the following bibtex entry @Article{REF56, author = {E Shamonina and L Solymar}, title = {{Magneto-inductive waves supported by metamaterial elements: components for a one-dimensional ...
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How to remove a period from middle initial in bst file while leaving first name unchanged

I have a question about manipulating a bst file to remove a period after a middle initial. Assume the following .bib file entry: @BOOK{author1999book, title = {Very Informative and Handsome Book}, ...
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Bibliographystyle invalid, what am I doing wrong in my latex file or bibtex file?

I would like to add a reference list to my thesis latex file, but I am having some troubles with the style of my bibliography and the use of \addbibresource{Bibtexfile.bib} or ...
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BibTeX: How can I automatically reduce long author lists to “xxx et al.”?

I have several entries in my list of references that include of the order of 40 authors. Is there a way to make bibtex automatically reduce these lists to e.g. the first name + "et al."? I don't want ...
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Bibtex Automatic replacement of 4+ authors with et al.

When copying bibtex entries from journal websites, they usually include a lot of information, and not all of it is necessary depending on the journal you are submitting the paper too. Currently I ...
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Is there any bibliography style can give me more brief author text?

My problem now is in my thesis on the References part some references it take to much lines because i refer some papers from CERN, RHIC (so much authors per paper may be more that twenty, that too ...
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Some extra space in references IEEE

I have write this code (a simple citation): \noindent to an acceptable level of approximation. Alternatively, some authors~\cite{roussas1997course} simply require that: And used this command, for ...
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References at the end of beamer slides (Endnote export as text file)

I'm having difficulties making a footnote style reference at the end of a beamer slide. In the MWE below, I have used the footcite command, as per References at the end of beamer slides However, the ...
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Eastern European name [duplicate]

In my .bib file, there is a reference including the following name in the authors list: Mitášová, Helena When the PDF is generated, this name does not display correctly: MitÃaÅaovÃa I searched ...
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BibTeX style which shows annotation fields and employs numeric-style citation call-outs

I am relatively new to LaTeX, i have used it for a couple of documents here and there but I am now using it for a formal school report which needs an annotated bibliography. My current problem is ...
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How to print Bibtex entry volume with uppercase V

I'm using Bibtex and would like to cite a book that is part of a series. The relevant entry in my bib.bib file is @book{key, author = {author}, title = {title}, series = {series title}, volume = {1: ...
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How to modify bst to abbreviate to et. al. after n authors [closed]

I have a bst file that shortens entries with more than 5 authors to et. al. but I would like to modify it to do so for more than 4 authors. I believe this is the relevant code snippet but how can I ...
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How to maintain the dot in the journal field of a bib item

I have an example bib entry: @article{bib_1, title={article1}, journal={arXiv:15xx.01678 [cs.SE]}, author={xxx.}, year={2015}, month={Jan}} When it compiles, the output of the journal is: ...
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Autocompletion of citation in TeXShop without BibDesk?

The documentation for autocompletion of citations within TeXShop appears to be fragmented around the web. The default suggestion is to use a service from BibDesk, but this requires BibDesk to be ...
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Bibliography style: sort unsrtnat alphabetically and not by first cited

I am writing my master thesis, and I would like to have the following style for bibliography: \documentclass[11pt, oneside]{book} \usepackage[round]{natbib} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Why am I unable to use BibLaTeX? [duplicate]

I've been encouraged to use BibLaTeX, so I'm trying to, but I'm not meeting much success. I'm sure I'm doing something dumb wrong, but I don't know what. I am using TeXShop on a MacBook Pro running OS ...
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How do I remove the number in the end of a reference? [closed]

How do I remove the page number in which a reference was cited using bibtex and natbib? My references look like: Alfred Renyi. On a new axiomatic theory of probability. Acta Mathematica Hungarica, ...
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Can I have a reference with spacing using bibtex? Like \cite{Author Year}

Can I have a bibtex entry with space in its key reference? Like below: @article{Author 2000, title={Boring book}, author={Boring Guy}, journal={Boring Subject}, year={2000}, ...
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How to add backref citation page-number in the bibliography? natbib package and abbrvnat style

\usepackage[square, numbers, comma, sort&compress]{natbib} \hypersetup{citecolor=red} \hypersetup{urlcolor=red, colorlinks=true} \label{References} \renewcommand{\bibname}{References} ...
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Different style/color for some specific references using Bibtex

I need to differentiate some specific references from the others, for both the text and the reference list at the end of the document. Let say I want the "regular" ones in blue and the specific (i.e. ...
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What are good sites to find citations in BibTex format?

When working with Bibtex, manually transferring the citation information for articles, prooceedings, books, etc. can be a tedious work. Some web sites provide citations in Bibtex format. What are your ...
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How to show URLs in a bibliography as (hyperlinked) stubs?

\label{References} \renewcommand{\bibname}{References} \lhead{\emph{References}} \bibliographystyle{abbrvnat} \bibliography{Bibliography} I want to have all urls in my references list to be ...
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bibtex dont show complete reference

I have writing Journalist with \usepackage{apa6} andapacite for bibtex. Well the problem is what the last cite don't show complete. \documentclass[jou,apacite]{apa6} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Know which entry of bib file has not been used

Is there a way of knowing if I left out any bibliography entry in a specific tex file from an specific bib file? I am doing a kind of a literature review and every day I write a bit I find several ...
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Different bibtex tags content enclosing and string concatenation

I had noticed strange (in my opinion) behaviour of string concatenation in bibtex entry. I tested three different examples: @string{abc={ABC}} @string{def={DEF}} @string{abc="{ABC}"} ...
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Bibtex wrong pages position

test.bib : @book{PProof, author = {Garey Michael, Johnson David}, title = {Computers and Intractability; A Guide to the Theory of NP-Completeness}, year = {1979}, publisher = {W ...
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Two Consecutive Bibtex entries with same authornames

I am using the IEEETran document class along with bib style. I have two consecutive bibtex entries with same authors, although different article titles and different journals. When I cite them, they ...
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Separate bibliography for articles: adendum - entries with capital letter gives an error (biblatex)

This is question is actually a question to an answer from here, but since my rep is too low, I have no other option than to ask it like this. The question from that link goes like this: I have a ...
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Why does't bibliography show up in my tex document?

I try to include bibliography in my tex file, seemingly do everything according to the instructions but it doesn't show up. I use bibdesk. Included all possible packages. Here is the tex code. ...
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How to deal with/escape whitespace in file path for bibtex?

I am passing a file path to bibtex via the command \bibliography{/Users/MyName/Dropbox/Bibliography Both/bibo} However, with that whitespace in place (that one's silly just for demo purposes), ...
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bibtex error: Not writing to book.blg (openout_any = p), MacTeX-2014

I am using a Mac, OS X 10.10.1, TeXLive, all packages up-to-date. MacTeX-2014 Distribution. The document is based on the moderncv package and uses multibib. I can run LaTeX on the file, and it ...
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Jabref can use bibdesk filepointers?

I am wondering whether there is a way to use BibDesk's filepointers? It has been suggested here that JabRef might not see anything that is specific to BibDesk: Will JabRef affect my BibDesk BibTeX ...
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Chemical compound names in the “Reference”

I am using EasyThesis template to write my thesis. I use bibtex to look after my entries in "References" section. There is one entry in the reference like : @Article{sakya1994lyotropic, Title ...
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“Unbold” url in bibliography via .bst file

after creating an own .bst file via makebst I'd like to change the formatting of the url shown in the bibliography. Atm the URL is bold, I'd like to have it not bold, just standard. The particular ...