{bibtex} is specifically about Oren Patashnik's BibTeX program, its .bib database file format, and use of these in creating documents. For general questions about bibliographies and citations, use {bibliographies} instead.

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Accessing a .bib file in a Dropbox folder with TeXWorks [duplicate]

I use LaTeX on multiple computers. To avoid having different versions of my bibliography files floating around, I keep all of my .bib files in a Dropbox folder, instead of in local texmf folders. ...
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Error: Unicode char \u8 when importing bibliography

I have a LaTeX document in which I improt .bib database \bibliography{LagrangianRelax} \bibliographystyle{alpha} I am getting an error (I know its quite common): ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode ...
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I'm using apa6 and BibTeX in Kile; what's wrong with my bib links?

The Question Why are the links in the Works Cited breaking like that? How can I remedy that? Main File \documentclass[jou,apacite]{apa6} \usepackage{hyperref} \title{Web-based IDEs: A Brief ...
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How to insert RTL citations in a LTR article using BibTex?

How can I insert a RTL citation (e.g Persian) in a LTR (e.g. English) article using BibTeX?
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how could I manage a bibliography in a world full of clouds (citeulike / mendeley)?

I always used a single babel.bib BibTex file to keep a record of all my readings. Great. Then I managed it using a VCS (first SVN, then git). Super great. But at the same time, resources like ...
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Latex: "I can't find file *.aux [closed]

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and TexLive (latest, 2012/Debian). When I want to compile a tex file into a PDF, I always receive the following error: >latex FILENAME.tex > >... some ...
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Different Line Breaks in JabRef on Windows and Linux

I'm working on a bib file using JabRef on Windows and Linux. The bib file is synchronized via a version control program. Unfortunately, JabRef seems to save the bib file with Windows line breaks (CR ...
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Why do I get (author?) when I use \citet with natbib?

I would like to show the author names using \citet but I get just the reference number. Here is a minimal code: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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LyX won't compile without UTF8 document class option

I have a shared LyX document that is using document class article with custom class option utf8. I'm having trouble getting a newly installed .bst file to work (meaning, document will compile but all ...
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How to create a citation that doesn't change when compiled?

I am compiling a bibliography using a BibTeX file. When I compile it into my LaTeXPDF file it changes my citations in the reference section. For example it abbreviates the author's name. Is there any ...
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Parentheses around superscript citations in article

I need to change the custom format of bibliography citations to fulfil the requirements of a Conference. In this case, I am using an article document with unsrt bibliography style. The citations ...
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Implementation of “Title Case” in Bibtex

How is "title case" defined in bibtex? Which is the list of words not to capitalize, and in which file is it defined? Is it possible to change it? I checked the .bst file, but apparently it's ...
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Bibliographystyle, how to edit apalike style?

I use \bibliographystyle{apalike} It is perfect to me, except for one (not so little) detail, the way authors names are displayed in the bibliography (example) : Dupond, P., Beh, M., ... ...
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Warning Undefined citation from bibtex (export from Mendeley)

I have problems when compiling my code. Latex tells me it is the piece of code shown below. The bibtex file seems to have the correct format (I exported it from Mendeley) but LaTeX gives me a warning ...
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How to remove the space after the slash when year and original year were reported in Bibtex with Mathpazo font

When referring to Goffman (1959/1969), I see a space after the slash (-> Goffman (1959/ 1969). Can anyone help me removing this space after the slash? I am using the mathpazo font; therefore I have ...
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apacite error - The style file: apacite.bst Database file #1: … is a string literal, not a function

I am trying to use the apacite package for referencing however I am having some problems getting it to work. I am using Ubuntu and the Tex Live distribution so I installed the texlive-bibtex-extra ...
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How to easily visualize reference IDs? [duplicate]

I have about two hundred bibtex references in my document. Sometimes I am browsing the references section and find something that I want to use again. Let's say there is an item like the following: ...
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Natbib: Multiple citations with page numbers in one bracket

I'm using natbib with bibliography style "apalike". I can cite two different papers in one bracket; for instance \citep{adams03,collier09} gives me (Adams and Fournier, 2003; Collier et al., 1990). ...
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URL citation: Control breaks and add 'Accessed' as prefix text

Please consider the following BibTex reference output (source can be found below): I am using \bibliographystyle{plain} as the output fits the requirements of a paper I'm writing. I tried natbib, ...
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Configuring TexMaker and BibTex

I'm using Windows 7 and just installed Texmaker. Is it possible to configure it in such a way that I can run Latex -> BibTex -> Latex -> Latex? I looked at the configuration options here: I tried ...
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BibTeX: How to get rid of a period after author initial?

I have problem with authors initials. I should have a period after a list of authors, but when there is an author, which has only an initial it looks like: "Smith, J.." There are two periods, one from ...
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Is there a preferred capitalization style for reference types in BibTeX/biblatex?

When looking at examples of reference lists, I've seen three capitalization styles used for reference types in .bib files: @misc @Misc @MISC I notice the all-lowercase style appears to be the most ...
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Excluding reference list from line numbering

When the lineno package is included, all lines are numbered. But I don't want the bibliography to have linenumbers because it is ugly. So is this possible? [ps. I have used BibTex to create the ...
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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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Title and DOI are combined in Elsevier BST file

I'm using the bibliography style file "elsarticle-num.bst" for Elsevier (link is here). I'd like to include the DOI for journal articles but when I compile there is no space between the title and ...
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\bibliographystyle{plain} and \citet

I want to use \citet since it is convenient (I do not type the author's name myself). But I found the conference ask to use \bibliographystyle{plain} and this conference likes to number the ...
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BibDesk-like software for Windows

I'm not sure if this is a proper question for this site. But since TeX and bibliographic citations are closely linked, I'll go ahead. I have just started using BibDesk and "I like it" is an ...
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biblatex prints an unwanted star (*)

I am using biblatex in an article document class which has been turned into a resume manually. The \section and \subsection have been redefined. Now If I use bibtex or biblatex, I get an unwanted ...
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LyX sync document settings of child documents with master especially concerning citation style

How can I make sure, that the document settings of a child document are compatible to the master document? Today I had a big hassle concerning citation: If I choose "citation style standard ...
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Using URL in a LaTeX bibtex file

I'm using bibtex for my bibliography in LaTeX. I would like to use URL's and I need to cite. How do I add URLs into the .bib file. Also, I am using chicago as a bibliographystyle. I wrote the ...
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Strangely abbreviated Russian BibTeX entry name

I have following BibTeX entry: @MISC{KaraMurzaBatchikovGlazyev2002, author = {Кара-Мурза, Сергей Георгиевич and Батчиков, С. А. and Глазьев, Сергей Юрьевич}, title = {Белая книга. ...
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JabRef multi-author glitches?

I'm using JabRef to do all my referencing, but sometimes the .bib files I download gives weird author outputs. For example, I want the author field to look like (as appeared in Google Books): ...
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Problem with “and” keyword translation

I'm trying to generate bibliography using bibtex. My problem is that keyword and is not generated to comma. I also want to put First name after Last name. (I'm using Gummi as LaTeX editor). Document: ...
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Texmaker: Switch forth and back between Bibtex and Biber

I have to work on multiple documents, some of which are under my control and I want to use Biblatex with Biber, others which require to use Bibtex. I use Texmaker on Linux. I find it very annoying ...
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ShareLaTeX and biblatex

I'm writing my thesis with my friend but I'm having serious problems getting biblatex to work with ShareLaTeX, it apparently has support (according to this blog: http://www.clarusft.com/sharelatex/). ...
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Help with editing .bst file to output article titles in the bibliography

I am using this .bst file in my LaTeX document: http://ads.harvard.edu/pubs/bibtex/astronat/apj/apj.bst Everything is working, except that I would like the outputs in the reference section to ...
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Create and set the bibliography

I would like to know which package and style would you suggest in order to create the bibliography. I need a bibliography in alphabetic order, that I can edit. I mean, I want the title of the section ...
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How to cite a chapter in a book with BibTeX

I don't know how to cite a chapter written by an author that is not the editor or author of the book. How can I get the following citation? Grandstrand, O. (2004), 'Innovation and Intellectual ...
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Reordering sides of comma in the journal entry of Bibtex records

When downloading bibtex records from the web most databases list the journal entry with commas such as the following: journal={Information Theory, IEEE Transactions on} However in the references ...
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generate reference [duplicate]

I am new in LaTeX. I need to put my reference in my document. I put this at the end of my document before end document: \bibliographystyle{plain} \bibliography{References} and i save another file of ...
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Eliminating URL in bbl file, and makebst

I compiled my own bst file using the 'latex makebst' command. This is a brilliant way of amending the style of references. However, makebst creates a very ugly 'URL' prefix for web-pages. It just ...
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reference style avoid omitting author name

I tried Harvard, urst, JF, still have the following references I would like to show the same authors' names again instead of using the long line to replace them. How should I do this?
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want to bring references/bibliography without new section

Hi I am working on a document where I don't want to have any empty space before bibliography starts. Even don't want the bibliography title. For now I deleted the heading, but still the space remains. ...
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Displaying abbreviation names of authors

I would like to cite authors just "usually", like [Author, Year]. For example: alea iacta est. [Caesar, 2013] What I get is: alea iacta est. [Cae13] Although I am using a .bib file with the ...
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Updating Bibtex fields through DOI

I have a big Bibtex, which has been created by Mendely. However, Mendeley has a habit to strangely format the journal name. As soon as I have updated one references by DOI lookup in Mendely, just the ...
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BibTeX single author entries with two periods [closed]

Using BibTeX, I am trying to edit a .bst file to not produce two periods following the author name of a single author entry. For example the following entry... @ARTICLE{Yeh2004, author = {Yeh, P. ...
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BibTeX fields for DOI, MR, Zbl and arxiv?

I have seen on several occasions in some texts nicely formatted bibliographies which included hyperlinks to MR, Zbl and arxiv, sometimes doi, for example, something that looked approximately like this ...
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Using bibtex to reference dissertation [duplicate]

I'm currently trying to reference my dissertation. I have created a file called reference.bib and have used the tools in bibtex to create a list of sources that I have used. I have tried to integrate ...
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Tilde in author field changes S letter with Estonian babel

Bibtex generates fallowing code to bbl file. \bibitem{Bell_1964} J.~S. Bell, \enquote{On the {Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen} paradox,} Physics \textbf{1}. and similarly \bibitem{BellSpeakableAndNot} ...
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.bib file causes build crash, url error

I have this code in my .bib file: @misc{akcelerometry, author = {Prof. Ing. Miroslav Husák, CSc.}, title = "Akcelerometry {[online]}", url = ...