{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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Error message: the literal stack isn't empty for entry XXX

I am struggling with an error message that I don't understand: ---the literal stack isn't empty for entry ladershortgershuny while executing---line 5227 of file apacite.bst (There was 1 error ...
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How do i change the language of the output in bibtex?

My problem is the output language of my bibliography. It outputs edition in english and I need it to be in danish which is oplag. [![enter image description here][1]][1] How do i change that? Bibtex ...
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BibTex: How to cite the author of preamble of another author?

I don't know how to make the BibTex entry of the following case: The entire book is from one author A, but the editor (author B) wrote only the preamble and I need to cite this preamble, and I don't ...
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Should we enclose a proper name in curly brackets if it's the first word of a title?

Proper names in the title field of BibTeX entries should be enclosed in curly brackets to avoid being made lowercase on some bibliography styles. Now, is it also recommended to enclose a proper name ...
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Role of swap$ in bibinfo.check function in makebst created bst file

I try to understand a makebst-created .bst file. It has a function called bibinfo.check. The function is defined as: FUNCTION {bibinfo.check} { swap$ duplicate$ missing$ { pop$ pop$ ...
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Minimal Bibtex example prints references wrongly (biblatex Warning: Please (re)run Biber on the file)

I have installed biber 1.8. When I run this minimum biblatex example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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Using bibtex, how to combine two references such that they are mentioned as one in the bibliography [duplicate]

Instead of [1] reference 1 [2] reference 2 How can I have [1] reference 1; reference 2 ?
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LyX will not update BibTex file

I am writing a report with Lyx using LyZ and Zotero as citation tool for my BibTex file. Everythink is working pretty smooth until i made a mistake in my citation input in zotero. Now i want to ...
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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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Missing $ inserted issue

Trying to get my dissertaion sorted (due in a few hours) and I keep getting this error: ! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ l.190 ... pp. 225--236, ...
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BibTex not working if .bib file not in the same folder

i have a weird problem that occurred suddenly out of nowhere. I am using TexShop on Mac and have a folder with my thesis chapter and then the .bib file with references separately (since they are used ...
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BibTex: Change Bd. to Vol. without changing language

I use the bibgerm-package for bibtex. My problem is: I need the german version of citation inside the text: [Meier und Hendriksen] but I need the english short form of volume, instead of the german ...
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Natbib produces different output than expected

I'm preparing a submission to a journal that expects citations in the format [Author(year)]. Based on the examples in, for example, this answer, abbrvnat seems to fit my requirements. Unfortunately, ...
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Preserving Uppercase in References [duplicate]

I am writing a report using scrbook document class. I am creating the reference follows @ARTICLE{example, author = {A Ho, B.C Stuber and D.E Walter}, title = {IEEE Standard Definitions of Terms}, ...
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BibTeX loses capitals when creating .bbl file

Titles of articles I'm about to cite contain uppercase letters and when using BibTeX it converts them in lowercase ones. This happens only in title and only first letter conserves it's case. For ...
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Problems with acm bibliography

I am using acmsmall.zip from http://www.acm.org/publications/article-templates/acm-latex-style-guide and my bibliography looks weird :(. I am attaching a minimal example to highlight my problems. In ...
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How do I combine the `directory' package and the g-brief2 class?

I am struggelling to combine the directory package with the g-brief2 class. Any help is highly appreciated. I constructed a working minimal example with the directory package within an article, which ...
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\bibentry producing dashes for authors with custom bst

I made a custom .bst file using makebst and chose the option for producing a long dash for repeated author names in the bibliography (option nmdash,nmd-3). (I'm using bibtex with natbib and ...
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Strange edition field in BibTeX handling

I've the following strange edition for a document. @Book{howell15:_ode, language = {english}, author = {Howell, Kenneth B.}, title = {Ordinary Differential Equations: An ...
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Biblatex: Id. in lieu of Ibid.

I have what I thought would be a very simple question, but has turned out to be much more difficult. Using biblatex and the verbose-inote style, I would like to redefine for footcite Ibid as Id. and ...
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How can I use BibTeX to cite a web page?

I'm looking to cite a number of web pages using bibtex and I was wondering if there was a specific template of the form @<template name here> for doing that. If you could use the following ...
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Error: In-text citation same author, different year

Hi I have a problem citing sources for the same author for different years. My code is like author says blabla \citep{Moore:2007aa,Moore:2006aa,Moore2004aa} and what I want is author says ...
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Equal contribution (co-first authors) in BibTeX

Is there a standard way of indicating co-first authorships in a BibTeX entry? Equal-contribution is usually indicated by * (or some other symbol) next to the author names in the paper, but it is a ...
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Reference showing up as [?] [duplicate]

My reference in a LaTeX file I'm writing keeps showing up as [?]. I have no idea why. I watched a video on YouTube about how to use BibTeX, followed it step by step exactly, and it still won't work. ...
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Using references to a .bib file when using IEEEtran

I'm writing an article that is supposed to be written using the IEEE Manuscript Templates for Conference Proceedings. I downloaded the latex templates from here, and used the bare_conf.tex as a ...
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Remove bibtex entries using older bibtex files

I have a master .bib file (call it master.bib) holding >2500 entries. I've changed research directions since it was first created, and I would like to remove the older entries from my master file ...
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How to sort my bibliography alphabetically? [closed]

I use BibTeX to write the references. But LaTeX change the order of the references (I have written them alphabetically). So, what LaTeX does, is to put them in an order how there exist in the text. ...
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Does Bibtex not work for CleanThesis?

I downloaded the cleanthesis template and run LaTeX on thesis-example.tex which created an .aux file. In the document one finds \nocite{*} \printbibliography[nottype=online] ...
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LyX and Jabref problem

I am using LyX 2.0.6 and Jabref 2.9. I am trying to incorporate my bibliography in Jabref into Lyx, however I get the following error message in JabRef: Verify that LyX is running and that the the ...
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No 'References' title using Elsevier document class

I'm trying to compile an article using the elsarticle document class. The references work ok, but I can't get the article to show the References section title and I don't know why. Here's a very ...
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\cite command prints both 'et al' and all the authors names

I am using the following citation @article{valuation-basket-credit, title={Valuation of basket credit derivatives in the credit migrations environment}, author={Bielecki, T.R. and Cr{\'e}pey, S. ...
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Remove issn/doi/url when using plainnat and natbib

I am using natbib and the plainnat style for the references. I would like to know how can I remove the ISSN, DOI and URL from the references without deleting them in the .bib file. I have seen some ...
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Only author's initials in BibTeX natbib using named style

I have a BibTeX file with a mix of entries, some with full author's names and some with just initials. I would like my typeset bibliography to only use initials. Is there a way to do this? I have the ...
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Problems to export Zotero to bibtex, Natbib error and JabRef error

I am very new to using references in Latex, so I may make stupid mistakes. So far I used Zotero for reference managing in Word. Ultimately I need an APA style, where in-text is "Author (year)" format ...
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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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BibTex can't find my .bib file, and appears to be looking in the wrong places

I have spent a rather frustrating few hours trying to get TexWorks to work with either or both of BibTex or biber. I tried running the minimal example \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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error in bibliography [duplicate]

what does following warning information means? LaTeX Warning: Citation `Aneniyi2014' on page 1 undefined on input line 68. which result ? symbol instead of citation and paper is not listed in ...
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Latex bibliography Elsevier

I have a problem with my bibliography in LaTeX. I use a template from Elsevier with the style: \bibliographystyle{model3-num-names}. Here´s the result. Rahul , Sandeep G, Chakraborty D, Dutta A. ...
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How do I cite author in LaTeX?

How do I cite authors in LaTeX? I tried using natbib package ---- doc.tex ---- ... \usepackage{natbib} ... \citeauthor{736184} ... ---- doc.bib ---- @inproceedings{736184, author = {Broder, ...
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How to cite a book chapter written by an author that is not the editor or author of the 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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How to reference a whole library in Latex using different directory?

I have been trying to use a whole library and then use the in-text citation method to compile a reference section. I am getting stuck when I try to reference the whole library which is in a different ...
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Import .bib file into .tex file

How can I import a .bib (Latex Bibliography) file into a .tex (Latex)? There must be separate files but there must be a bibliography into the .tex file.
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How to convert csv file to bibtex? [closed]

I have a csv file of the database Springer as follows: Columns Item Title,Publication Title,Book Series Title,Journal Volume,Journal Issue,Item DOI,Authors,Publication Year,URL,Content Type Data ...
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Bibliography and \cite{} in different files; problem when compiling master file

I am writing my dissertation in LaTeX and as it's a long document I have split up the chapters into separate .tex files and am compiling them from a master .tex file: \documentclass[]{report} ...
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Keep the citation number in the document incremnted consecutively

I have use the \bibliographystyle{ieeetr} before as style for my Bibliography but when I wanted to add URL to the article entry, The ieeetr style did not recognize the URL. Therefore I changed the ...
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Bold journal volume number in formatted bibliographic item

I've downloaded a biochemistry journal .bst. It works phenomenally great, except that it italicizes the volume number in entries of type @article - I want the volume number to be unitalicized, but ...
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How can I cite a reference in french (“et” instead of “and” between author names)?

I'm currently writing my thesis, and I'm need to cite a reference using "et" instead of "and" between author names, for example: Copin-montégut et Avril (1995)
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Italicizing and Underlining journal and book titles respectively

I am trying to customize the bibtex environment using spbasic.bst file according to this answer. I would like to italicize journal titles while underlining book titles. Now if we provide command ...
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Bibtex remove numbers on top, enable hanging indention, remove numbers beside citation

Hello So I have three problems: 1) How can you remove the two numbers on top of the word reference? 2) How do you remove the number before the citation? 3) And how do you make the second line indent? ...
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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 ...