{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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Bibtex doesn't create an output when I run it [duplicate]

I'm trying to use Bibtex to make the bibliography for my bachelor thesis. Although I don't get any error message, Bibtex doesn't create an output with the references. The main .tex is: ...
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Improving a workflow for importing BibTeX citations

I am hoping to draw upon the expertise of other LaTeX/BibTeX user to help improve a common workflow of mine. Currently, I download and import BibTex citations from the likes of ...
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numeric-style citation labels and print contents of “abstract” field

I am doing this in LaTeX text: study, Hansen (1996)\cite{hansen1996water} and get the following in output file: Hansen (1996)[hansen1996water] I need numbers not citation tags to show. I know ...
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Problem to cite several author with beamer

I am making a presentation with beamer. If I include only citations with one or two authors there isn't problem but compilation (pdflatex and bibtex) fails when I include citations with more than two ...
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Bibtex sorting: Why this behavior?

I am having trouble understanding why bibtex is sorting the following references that way it is. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Four citations: \cite{one,two,three,four} ...
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Sorting of multiple citations with biblatex

I would like multiple citations to be sorted with respect to the order that they appear in the references, no matter the order in which I write them. Please see the following MWE. It produces ...
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Template Trouble

Following code %Nam scripta a cursus ad philosophíæ scientiae \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[left=2cm,right=5cm,top=3cm,bottom=2cm]{geometry} ...
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How to tell bibtex to ignore the citations in the abstract when numbering the references?

I use the IEEEtran bibliography style for my article. By default, the first-cited reference cited in the document is numbered as [1], the second one as [2], and so on. This seems to be IEEE's ...
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Include call number for books in reference

University textbooks are very expensive so that most of us need go to library to find the books listed in a reference. Hence, I would like to include call numbers (e.g., QA278.2.D38 2013) in my ...
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How to number References section using \bibliography{…} command?

I use the\bibliography{bibtexfile}{} command to generate my bibliography, but this creates a References section with the numbering suppressed. How do I make the number for the section appear?
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How can I use the reference citation numbers from the main document in an external document?

I'm preparing a manuscript, and the appendices are supposed to be in a different file. I'm using bibTeX to manage my references. I would like to cite references in the appendices. Is there a way ...
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How to produce only dvi file with latex on Mac

Recently, I switched to MacTex, I somehow get used to run the following sequence on a Windows command terminal: latex *.tex ->generate only dvi file bibtex *.aux latex *.tex dvipdfm *.dvi ...
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Define bibstyle output hierarchy for doi, url, isbn and issn in BiBTeX

I want to make a hierarchy for printing doi, url, isbn and issn in BiBTeX. Something like this (here "real" means that the bib-field is availably/valid): if "doi" real print doi else if "url" ...
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Space between references, then bibliography not compiling

I'm new to Latex and haven't been able to figure this out on my own. I'm trying to use Bibtex with authordate format on my in-text citations, but they were always showing up with an abbreviation of ...
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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 = ...
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Modify biblabel for some entries only

I have two bibliographies that I have to merge (sources and studies) and I would want the items from one of them to be marked with a star in front of the biblabel. This is pretty much the same problem ...
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babel - define language synonym

I use \usepackage[english]{babel}, but I am keeping getting error: Package babel Error: You haven't defined the language EN yet. while parsing bibliography with \bibliographystyle{apsrev4-1} ...
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bibtex format for url reference

How do I add a note after a URL in URL reference using BibTeX in IEEE format? My code looks like this @misc{thz_net, title={Terahertz applications }, ...
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Changing Reference Colour to Black [duplicate]

I am new to LaTeX and I managed to add references to a document with natbib however when I preview it, the reference colour in the brackets appears to be in green colour. Everything else is fine. ...
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BibTeX entry for an ever-changing document

I want to cite a program documentation that has a new release every year. @INPROCEEDINGS{FoobarReference, author = {Smart Guy}, title = {The Foo/Bar Reference Manual}, booktitle = {}, year = ...
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Superscript problems when using bibtex [duplicate]

How do i use superscript without using math mode? I want to write 2 m^{2} (2 squaremeters). When i use the command m^{2} I get the following error: "Command \ae invalid in mode" I'm writing my ...
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citing from zotero for workflow in emacs/AUCTex

I am trying to develop a workflow as I begin writing my dissertation (in the social sciences). I am using emcas as my LaTeX editor, Zotero as my citation manager, and Linux Mint as OS. I had a ...
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Why won't bibtex work on latex? \cite{} eliminates text

In the past I have had success transferring a Master .bib file from Mendeley to the folder with my TeXnicCenter projects folder and running the files several times to ultimately get a wonderful ...
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Abstract style but still need the references be listed by number

I am doing this in LaTeX text: study, Hansen (1996)\cite{hansen1996water} and get the following in output file: Hansen (1996)[hansen1996water] I know how to solve the problem if I do not need the ...
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Why does biber increase compilation time of pdflatex runs dramatically (factor 2.8!!)?

Since I am using biber, the compilation time for my document has increased dramatically. It's a dissertation with <300 pages and a full latexmk compilation suddenly needed 26 minutes which is not ...
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write my refrences in APA style

I need to include a reference page in APA style using package apacite. This is what i am currently getting: I need to get it in this format.
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Removing the year space in AAAI citation format

I am new here, I have a problem with citation for AAAI format. The problem appears if I am referring to a website or link so I use the following in the bib file. @online{gameCost, key = {Video Game ...
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Compile error when using \bibliography: “can only use in preamble”

I have a main file and a references.bib file I want to use. The relevant code in my main file to my file is this: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{biblatex} ... \section{References} ...
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Changing the location of 'year' in typeset bibliographic entries when using abbrvnat.bst

How do you relocate the position of 'year' in the reference list using natbib and abbrvnat.bst? I want it to come in parentheses just after author name for any type of entry, like so: J. Smith (2010) ...
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How to suppress Warning--empty author Message?

I am citing the IEEE-754 standard and it doesn't have an author. However, when I generate my PDF, the tool I am using (texnixcenter) provides a warning that there is no author. I would like to know ...
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Is there a citation manager which plays nicely with BibTeX and has automatic metadata import from PDFs?

This question is borderline TeX related but I think it may still be relevant. What is the best citation manager to use in conjunction with LaTeX? The cutting edge in citation management software ...
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Author-number citation with elsarticle

With the elsarticle class, how can I achieve author-number citations? This is what I need: Smith and Dow [1] wrote Using \citep{SmithDow} wrote only prints [1] wrote and \citet{SmithDow} ...
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biblatex: per-entry language switching

According to biblatex manual (p.24), the hyphenation field in a bib-entry switches language on per-entry basis: hyphenation field The language of the bibliography entry. The identifier must be ...
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bibliography problem - does not want to appear

given the following code, why biblography from .bib file does not want to appear, instead there is only the heading "references" and nothing else? .bib and .tex file below (i have copied everything i ...
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beamer + bibTeX: error, 'no aux' found!

I'm trying to compile a chs_2015.bib file with BibTeX (editor's button corresponding to command bibtex %) before including it in the actual Beamer *.tex presentation but I keep getting this error msg: ...
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Changing color of cites with hypersetup not working

I'm trying to change the colors of my cites. I would like to get a light blue color for them. I tried using hypersetup but it seems not to work. Here is my MWE: ...
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Latex Bib-File doesn't sort by appearance in text

I've been trying many different ways to sort my Bibliography as it appears in the text. But unfortunately it's always sorted the alphabetical way. I'm using the following packages in my master file ...
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Umlaut in alphabetic citation keys in biblatex

My citation organisation tool of choice (so far) exports umlauts like ö as \"{o}. When these occur in the beginning of the first author's name of a bib entry, the citation shorthand is generated from ...
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BibTex style database

There are a couple of great tutorials and tools in the internet for making your customized style for a given journal, for example there is bst generator website, dozen of examples for different ...
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How does one update/create bibliography for a doc in Texmaker?

I'm looking for the procedure to place entries into a bibliography for a document in Texmaker. I have an existing .bib file with references in it as well as a document that correctly references the ...
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Change only last number of last page in page range in Bibliography

My university's referencing style requires that for a page range, the digits for the last page should only be those digits that have not changed from the first page, e.g. 653-6, 643-53, 540-750. I am ...
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Change separator in Bibliography only for year

I am modifying a .bst file to be inline with my universities citation style. Most of the elements of the reference are required to be separated by a '.'. This is not for the case between the year and ...
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LaTeX Ugly Line Above References

When generating my LaTeX document (RevTex 4.1) using TeXShop on Mac OSX 10.10.3 the document generates a rather ugly line above my references but below the section heading. This is the code I am ...
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How to include smart italics within BibTex entries

I would like to use italics within BibTeX entries to indicate the title of an artwork, as is traditional in some scholarly publications. The problem is that {\it } and {\em } are processed awkwardly ...
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Conflict between psfragfig and bibtex cite-command

I am having a problem using psfragfig from pstool, when using Bibtex for citations in pdflatex. I am using pstool in conjunction with matlabfrag The minimal code example at the bottom, fails giving me ...
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Apalike bibliography style refer to numbers

I have been using Apalike bibliography style perfectly well. But suddenly it has started to refer to with numbers instead of author-year format. I found a post that report the same problem here, ...
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Bibtex - citations fail

I placed my bibliography just before the end of the file the end of the file \bibliography{mybib}{} \bibliographystyle{plain} @article{damodaran2010comatose, title = {Comatose Markets: What if ...
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What is the best way to get BibTeX entries from ISBN number?

I was wondering if the members of the community would kindly share their wisdom in what is the best way to get BibTeX entries from ISBN number? I am currently using this service but results leave ...
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UTF8 and BibTeX problems

I laid last hands on my project. I added some sources. But than everything just blew up. Hopefully you can help me! Here are the error(s): ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:̈ not set up for ...
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Reordering BibTex entries

I'm using bibtex and in the reference part it automatically orders entries alphabetically in the author. This is what I want, the problem is that one of the entries has a compound name Joachim von zur ...