{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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How to cite a group of papers with the same citing number?

I want to cite 4 papers with different authors, titles and published in different years, that are related by the subject. I'm using JabRef to generate the BibTex file, and also the usual enviroment ...
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How to use RefTex search when search item contains special characters?

After hitting C-[ for entering a citation with RefTex, I want to search for an author that has an umlaut (\"u or ü) in the name. Let's say the guy's name is Müller. I tried Muller Müller M\"uller ...
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How can I centered “references”?

I am writing a thesis in a report class. I can not centered "references ". How can I do this? I use the following code: \renewcommand{\@biblabel}[1]{#1} \renewenvironment{thebibliography}[1]{ ...
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Bibtex numbers in references list, but parentheses in text

How can I achieve a numbered bibliography in the references section, but still be able to use parenthesis style in text? For example, Introduction Following Eva and Wall (2008), we propose to do ...
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Bibliography heading left alignment

I am having following code, due to which the heading of bibliograpy/references is center align, if \titleformat{\chapter}[display] is removed then it is left justified but all the chapter heading is ...
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Get an entry's abstract using bibtex and harvard.sty (or any other means)

I cut-and-paste my bib file entries using websites' "export citation" buttons (e.g., jstor or ssrn.com), often these come with an "abstract" entry. But I've never seen any bibtex or harvard.sty ...
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Can one “manually override” BibTeX's choice of citation keys by adding a field to the entry?

Normally, I'm basically OK with BibTeX's choice of citation key (by which I mean, the short symbol it shows in the final document, like [2] or [Hil05], not the one one types in the tex file), but ...
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Apacite and apa6 not printing annote={} and annotate={} fields

I am trying to write an annotated bibliography, following APA format using the apacite and apa6 packages. Page 56 of the apacite manual states that the annote or annotate fields should work with ...
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How to change the “and” in the reference/bibliography into when using natbib?

I am writing something that needs to refer to both Chinese and English papers. I am using natbib to format my bibliographies and I encountered a problem with the presentation of my reference when ...
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Merge two BibTeX files

I was constructing a BibTeX file for my Thesis. At the middle of that I had copied that bib file to another document I had to produce, I had to add some new citations to the copy of the original. Now ...
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Cleaning up a .bib file

I have a large .bib file which is in a mess. In particular: Entries are not in any particular order. Some entries may be duplicates (albeit with different keys). Some entries may not be used in the ...
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How to make citations in one line with bibtex custom bst?

Right now, my bibtex citations look like [1] Book Title [2] Book Title [3] Book Title I want them to be like [1] Book Title [2] Book title [3] Book title. I have a bst file that I am using with ...
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how to change the reference list so that it gives the page numbers in which a paper is cited? [duplicate]

I would like to add to each reference in the reference list a short text such as "mentioned in pages: " followed by (hyperlinked) numbers of all pages the reference was cited in. Is that possible?
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LyX: 'Available Citations' (and .bib files) list blank

LyX seems to be having trouble accessing my .bib files. Precursor info: I use a MacBook Pro with the latest versions of both LyX (2.1.2) and MacTeX. I use BibDesk for source management. I recently ...
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Problem with Bibtex Page number is too large?

the page number is: year = {2014}, OPTkey = {•}, volume = {53}, OPTnumber = {•}, pages = {12783−12792}, OPTmonth = {•}, OPTnote = {•}, OPTannote = {•} error is with the page number it is shown in ...
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Bibtex Entering extended mode and hangs

When I compile/typset test.bib file, this appears: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.4-1.40.13 (MiKTeX 2.9) **entering extended mode** Then the program hangs. What to do? Thank you in advance ...
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How can I insert a special french character in a bibtex cite-key?

I'm trying to use some tricks in order to have the correct characters in my bibliography : @book{Anzieu1981, author = {Anzieu, Didier}, title = {Le corps de l'{\oe}uvre.%some tricks like this ...
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How to make the word “Reference ” bold while keeping the desired font

I want all section titles to be bold while keeping the desired font. However, the word "Reference" is automatically added when using the following codes and is NOT bold. How to change this, please? ...
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What's “PDF Chain” in TeXstudio, and how to modify it?

I basically want to modify the Build & View command to include bibtex in its steps. The default option is PDF Chain, which I thought could be broken down into more steps and added bibtex to it. ...
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Bibliography style of LNCS - how to get it works?

I'm discovering the Lecture Note in Computer Science (LNCS) LATEX template, and I'm in trouble with their bibliography system. When reading their documentation and example, it appears that I only ...
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Suppress the 'note' field using biblatex

I'm using biblatex to handle my references, I prefer the numeric-comp style: \usepackage[ style=numeric-comp, sorting=none, maxcitenames=2, maxbibnames=10, doi=false, ...
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How do I modify my .bst to accomodate both “and” and “\&” as bbl.and?

I have used makebst.tex to generate a style to match AGPS v6 (PDF Brief of style guide), however, I can't figure out how to get two styles of "and" for in-text citations. Using \citet{} I want to use ...
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bibliography not numbered

I am unable to number my bibliography using bibtex and a chicago style downloaded for this purpose. The numbering issue was present prior to the implementation of the chicago style add-in so I doubt ...
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citing supplementary materials that are movies in latex

Hej! I am trying to submit my article and the publisher asks for citing the supplementary materials like a reference in the text. My supplementary materials are movies with ".mp4" extension and I ...
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ModernCV enumerated list of references?

I'm trying to use modernCV to construct a CV. I'd like to use multibib to get an enumerated list of my journal publications, separate from my conference publications. I can't seem to get any of the ...
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inputenc error: problems reading in .bib file from jabref

i'm relatively new to latex, so forgive me, if thats a silly one: I'm using miktex and texstudio. I keep getting the following error message, which prevent me from building up or compiling a document ...
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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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Jabref external PDF viewer not working with newly added papers

I've been using Jabref for a while and linking files so that I can just click the PDF icon on the left to open the relevant papers (or use shift+F5 etc). But lately when I add new pdf's they won't ...
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TeXlipse, bibunits, and multiple bibliographies

I am using Eclipse 4.2 with TeXlipse 1.5 (the version bundled with StatET 3.2) and MixTeX 2.9. I have no problem using TeXlipse, bibtex, and natbib to produce bibliographies. But I often want to ...
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Alpha style bibliography: List of citations in the alphabetical order

\bibliographystyle{alpha} \bibliography{myBibFile} References page of the pdf file is well organized, but when I have a citation list like \cite{ref1, ref2}, in the pdf file, for exemple, I have ...
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Strange bibtex crash appcrash

Today I encountered a very strange bibtex crash while writing on my thesis. The chapters are split up in separate tex files in a project. I am using TeXnicCenter 2.0 Beta 2 and MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows ...
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Custom location for style files on OSX [duplicate]

I'm using TeXLive on Mac OSX 10.9. I created some .sty, .bib, and .bst files that I would like to be accessible to every tex file I compile. The restriction is the location of the files I created is ...
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BibTex generates an empty .bbl file

I am new to Latex and I have a problem with generating bibliography. I created a file ArticleEGC.bib and I am calling it from my ArticleEGC.tex file but when I generate the final pdf, it doesn't get ...
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biblatex: extract authors seperately

Given and BibTeX entry @articel{paper, author={Jane Doe and John Hansen and Tom Nielsen}, year={2012}, title={Paper title} } How do I make commands (using biblatex) that insert "Jane Doe, ...
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Bibtex for article in electronic only journal

What Bibtex type should I use for an article that was published in an online-only journal (and hence has no page numbers)? MathSciNet used 'Article' anyway, with the article ID and number of pages in ...
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bibliography in Beamer

In Beamer, bibliography is displayed in the way that authors, title and journals are in three lines. Here is an example. Since I have many references, I am wondering, whether we can put them in one ...
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Issues with Bibtex in elsarticle

I am facing some issues with bibtex in elsarticle. Below is the bibtex file- @misc{EducationData, title = {Education}, howpublished = ...
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How to format bibtex keys when exporting from EndNote

I exported citation from EndNote and they don't work. Why is that? @article{Fox, TA-1991-97, author = {Fox, TA}, title = {Wake characteristics of two circular cylinders arranged perpendicular ...
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Order of bibliography entries? [closed]

I'm writing a thesis and using Bibtex and the bibliography style alpha. But of many authors have names beginning with the same 3 letters, and because alpha orders the entries according to the key, my ...
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Change definition of \sameauthors to turn off by same dash

I am using the amsplain style for the bibliography, but I do not want the dash instead of the names of duplicated authors. I found this post Is it normal for BibTeX to replace similar author names ...
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References show up in “References” fine, but as question marks in text

I have recently edited a LaTeX file a bit, and now, when I compile it (yes, Latex, bibtex, latex", Latex ... tried it a few more times too, for good measure), the references show up just fine under ...
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How to enter an author name that has a surname and a Junior component but no first name?

In BibTeX and biblatex, it is well known that an author's name can have up to four components -- the firstname, von, surname, and Jr components. (The von component will turn out to be irrelevant for ...
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Electronic citation alignment in IEEE

@electronic{IntelNode, title = "Intel Intelligent Power Node Manager", url = "http://download.intel.com/support/motherboards/server/sysmgmt/sb/node_manager_white_paper.pdf", note = "Accessed: ...
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Bibtopic + Apacite in ClassicThesis

I'm using ClassicThesis (fresh raw TeX version compiled with TexMaker and MikTex 2.9, both up-to-date in Windows). I have managed to apply apacite style with the default bibliography commands. The ...
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Problems with Mendeley references in LaTeX

I am writing my master thesis with LaTeX and using mendeley for the bibliography. Since yesterday I do have a problem: If a citation is already in my LaTeX file it compiles it, while if I have to add ...
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Mendeley keeps adding month field to my .bib file

I go through and delete all the month = mmm fields so that my paper compiles without Last, First (YYYY, mmm) in the references. But if Mendeley is open (or when it is opened later) it adds back the ...
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Beamer and Bibentry

In a Beamer-Presentation I use Bibentry to print selected articles etc. I have one problem: the title of each bibliographic entry is displayed as a hyperreference with a break afterwards. How can ...
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bibliograpy (chapterbib) produces a [?] where the citation should be

first to all sorry for my english, isn´t me native language and is difficult for me. It´s the first time that i use this forum for that reason. Now, i´ll try to explain my problem. I need to do ...
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\cite cites the name of the authors twice?

I have a bibtex file with @Article{perignon2008banks, Title = {Do banks overstate their Value-at-Risk?}, Author = {P{\'e}rignon, Christophe and Deng, Zi Yin and ...
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Bibliographical note with text appearing before the reference

I am trying to figure out how to have a bit of text in the bibliography before some entries. If a normal bibliographical entry is something like [25] Ash, Culotta, Fahrenkamp-Uppenbrink, ...