{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 exactly does alpha.bst sort references?

Consider the following .bib entries: @Article{joe1, author = {Joe Schmoe}, title = {Article One}, journal = {Some Journal}, year = 2010} @Article{joe2, author = {Joe Schmoe}, ...
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bibliography does not work; bibliography does not appear afterpdflatex and bibtex

I am writing my thesis, I used to use latex for paper and it works all fine. but for the long thesis, I got problem with my bibliography. I learned that I should do this via pdflatex MainFile ...
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Modifying .bst file --

First of all, I have checked for a similar questions, but I didn't find anything. Sorry if I am repeating what other people asked before. I need to modify a .bst file (particularly the unstr.bst) to ...
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How to cite a lecture note

I need to cite a lecture note in my poster, that I found by google search. What are the standard field I should include in bibtex? The lecture note I am interested in is: this
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How to parse BIB file to a known TeX structure?

I'm becoming a TeXist by profession these days. This is the first real challenge from my new employer: I was asked if I could take a look at this problem and improve the current state, if it's ...
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How do I get BibTeX entries from amazon.com?

Has anyone written an interface through which I can get a citation of a book/paper from amazon.com? Thanks for the suggestions from fellow users. I'm updating the questions to detail in more ...
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Have the BibTeX styles gotten the placement of a name's “junior” part wrong?

It is commonly taught (e.g. in the "Guide to LaTeX" (4e), p. 235) that names with a "junior" part should be given in the form author = "Surname, Junior, Given" in a BibTeX entry. How should "junior" ...
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Output pdf file shows empty references after inserting BibTeX in Lyx 2.0.5

My output pdf file shows empty references after inserting BibTeX in Lyx 2.0.5. The BibTeX file is created by JabRef 2.9.2 and I am using Windows 7.
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label foo multiply defined

I am trying to create a poster with reference in bibtex format. Here is a minimal tex \documentclass[a0,portrait]{a0poster} \usepackage{stackengine} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Reference style for scientific research

I want to make a bibliography with the same style for the articles referenced as in this one. I don't know what style to choose. Here is how I made the first article: @Article{EA01, author = ...
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How to remove an unwanted tilde in the citations?

I'm inserting citations with bibtex and getting an unwanted tilde before the author's names. How could I prevent this behavior? The headers of my document are \documentclass{sig-alternate} ...
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Publishing to Arxiv with Hyperlinks

In addressing this question the first thing to note is that everything works, compiles and displays correctly on my computer. However, when I go to upload my document to arXiv.org sometimes things ...
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Multiple references in one superscript citation

I want to make a bibliography like this. With one citation in superscript I want to link to the list Reference 1. With the second citation to Reference 2 and so on. And in each chapter the reference ...
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Problems with numbers in author field [duplicate]

I want to cite a book whose author name has numbers. The error is: Package biblatex Error: Category '4' not declared. My package version is the current. @book{aci1966deflections, ...
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How to change separators in BibTex?

According to the rules of my university, if an article from some journal was used, it should be separated with //. Example: Lyness J. N. and Jespersen D. Moderate degree symmetric quadrature rules ...
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Is there a difference between “” and {} in BibTeX?

I see in some examples each field in a BibTeX entry is given within "", while in others it is given within {}. For example, @Book{Torre2008, author = "Joe Torre and Tom Verducci", publisher = ...
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Multiple bibliographies

I have the following: \documentclass{report} \begin{document} \include{chapter1} \include{chapter2} \end{document} I also have a reference.bib file, with entries book1, book2 and book3. ...
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Bibtex Journal isn't shown in the entry

i have the following in my bibliography: @Article{lyness, Title = {Moderate degree symmetric quadrature rules for the triangle}, Author = {Lyness, J. N. and ...
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How to suppress the initial of citations?

I am writing my dissertation and some citations are really wired. For example, some paper citations are shown as T.Yang & Pan (2013) and T.Yang & Pan (2011) (those are two different papers by ...
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Using BibTeX with letter class

I'm trying to use BibTeX with a letter; I hope this is not too eccentric. The letter class doesn't have BibTeX support, though. I found Environment thebibliography undefined when using letter. ...
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Bibtex doesn't compile with a new style

I'm trying to change my bibliographystyle from unsrt to nar. However, pdflatex, bibtex , 2x pdflatex(using Texmaker) always gives me the following Error: Package natbib Error: Bibliography not ...
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Writing a thesis in Lyx using a Latex Template - What am I doing wrong?

I'm looking to write my thesis in Lyx as I'm impressed with all the document handling features. I have found, what is called, a Latex template for my university's thesis here: ...
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Bibtex installed on MikTeX, but does not work on another .sty file

I am currently transferring all of my work that is written for article publication format (different .tex) to dissertation .tex (using a .sty class given by school). For my article, the class file ...
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Enforce 2-digit citation numbers?

I need citation numbers to be at least two digits. So, any number less than 10 needs to be prefixed with a zero: [01], [02] ... [10] Is it possible to that in bibtex, or any other citation package? ...
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Language problems when building bibliography [duplicate]

I'm having trouble making my bibliography. Between multiple authors it shows "and" in stead of the dutch "en". I've been searching for solutions and most answers state this should do the job: ...
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Cite report without author

I would like to cite a report published by an institution. They don't publish the names of the authors. Right now I'm using @TechReport{bissurvey, title = {Triennial Central Bank Survey of ...
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bibtex entries with non-ascii characters

I need to cite a book which includes a schwa ('ə') in the title. I've been able to achieve certain diacritics in bibtex entries using commands like \'{e} (for an e with acute accent). However, when ...
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AucTeX and Chapterbib

Executing BibTeX via Auctex (RefTeX) in emacs (24.2.1) only creates a .bbl file for the master file in a multifile document. Yet, if one wants bibliographies for each chapter, BibTeX has to be run on ...
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No .bbl generated

I am having issue with generating references using TeXworks. Bibtex does not generate .bbl file, and the citation in the pdf appears only with [?]. Here is my pdflatex code: \documentclass{article} ...
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Bibtex: Change formatting of editor name for type InCollection

I have a reference that is a chapter of the book, so I'd like to include both the author name and the editor's name in the citation. I quickly discovered that the "Book" and "InBook" types give errors ...
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How to change a .bst for references sorted in order of appearance

I've been struggling trying to format my references for a paper which needs to follow the LNCS guidelines. They use to provide a .bst file which formats the references exactly as they require, but the ...
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Get the citation number from other tex file's citation list

I have to prepare the reviewer reply file. I want to get the citation number as it originally stated in main manuscript. I am using the same .bib file and same key. As example, say in original ...
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How do I set up my LaTeX document to enable me to cite from my BibTeX bibliography?

This may be an overly simplistic question but please bear with me... I have a BibTeX bibliography containing all of my references, set up using BibDesk. I am now trying to cite these references in my ...
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problems in references with `IEEEtran` [duplicate]

@ARTICLE{garfield2006history, author = {E. Garfield}, title = {The history and meaning of the journal impact factor}, journal = {Jama}, year = {2006}, volume = {295}, pages = {90--93}, ...
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Footnotes with full bibliography information

I would like to add footnotes, with the text of the .bib file, not only the name of the cite. Found some solutions using jurabib, but my other packages aren't compatible. How could I fix this? My tex ...
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alpha-style citation callout without year

I'm writing a draft and I'm not quite happy with the bibliography style. My code looks like this: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage{cite} ...
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Bibtex: I didn't find a database entry for

I have a very large tex file and a very large bib file. When I run (xelatex, bibtex) I get several warnings like this: Database file #1: Thesis.bib Warning--I didn't find a database entry for "Jag08" ...
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nocite by selection

I want to create a bibliography selecting all items from a large bib file which contain a specific author and were published in a specific year. So far I see the nocite command only with * which is ...
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Showing ISBN using IEEEtran.bst

I saw BibTex - Show ISBN number? where it says that IEEEtran.bst will show the ISBN data. I am using this in my thesis, but it does not show the ISBN data. Can you suggest what could be wrong or what ...
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IEEE Conference style citation

I am starting to need to some help with references. I'm writing a paper using IEEE citation style and I'm trying to refer to a conference paper. These citations should follow this style: ...
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Some problems creating german bibliography using Bibtex

I am trying to generate a german bibliography using Bibtex. Here are some three examples of my items: @book{Kirchgässner-Wolters-2007, AUTHOR = "Kirchgässner, Gebhard and Wolters, Jürgen", ...
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Bibtex bibliography without numbers, sorted and with indents [duplicate]

[I am actually reposting a modified version of my older question because I wasn't able to solve it myself] I am trying to generate a german bibliography using Bibtex. Here are some three examples of ...
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Using symlinks to point to a .bib file in a different directory with bibtex and texmaker

This has been driving me crazy all day. Tried everything before asking a new question, I apologize in advance if I missed something. What I'm trying to do is to have a centralized .bib file that I ...
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What is the BibTeX category of a monograph that appeared in a series?

I would like to cite the following book (the author refers to the work as book several times), which appeared in a series: http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F978-1-4419-1740-9 On the very first ...
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Tex capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size = 5000]

This is the error I am getting since I have added some new references to my .bib file. I think is more than a filled stack. Any ideas? references.bib It was requested a minimum working example but I ...
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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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simple bst file

I am looking for a BibTex .bst file that references with numbers in the order references appear, and the references themselves include only: -author with initials -journal -volume -start page ...
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Unresolvable case mismatch in Bibtex

This is where the problem lies: What I would think should not work: \cite{jaeger2006a} What should work: \cite{Jaeger2006a} See Andrew Swann's answer for the detailed explanation. In short use ...
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Bibtex: two months with dates

I would like to insert the dates of a conference into my bibtex-file. The conference took place in the period 29. november and 2. december. I tried the following, but with a not very satisfactory ...
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Secrecy of bibtex direcory location

I am using bibtex for references and have a link to the directory in the .tex file. This directory makes it obvious for whom te project is done, but this should remain secret (academic assignment at a ...