{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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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 ...
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numbers in BibTeX entries: syntax highlighting vs. reality

The following example has one relevant entry for this question, the year field. @INPROCEEDINGS{1181437, author={de Oliveira, W.R. and De Souto, M. C P and Ludermir, T.B.}, booktitle={Neural ...
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Bibtex wont update/compile

I'm using bibtex to do my references but it has stopped compiling correctly. It happened when working on a different LaTeX file (not using the same bibtex file and not in the same folder) and has been ...
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BibTex “Hello World” Example Yielding Undefined Citation [duplicate]

The Bibtex "Hello World" example does not seem to work, for unknown reasons. LaTeX code is below: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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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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Cannot generate bibliography using TeXworks from MiKTeX

I am trying to generate a bibliography with no luck until now. I get an empty one. Here is my code. \documentclass[12pt,twoside, openright, a4paper]{report} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{cite} ...
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How can I change the in-line citation using BibTeX

I'm a bit new to the whole LaTeX thing, but I thought it would be interesting to use from my Master's Thesis. I'm currently using Texmaker and it has been quite useful so far, but I have been having ...
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Bibliography not changing according to style

I am having trouble formatting my bibliography to the ASA style. I would like to use the bibliography style asa.bst. I saved this .bst file within the same folder as my .tex file but do not see ...
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How can i create volume and number in the custom bst file ? (Latex)

I started modifying my osajnl.bst file. (http://www.opticsinfobase.org/submit/templates/wordwp/osajnl.bst) I want to modify the .bst file. There is a big problem as following. I need to get the ...
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BibTeX/BibLaTeX, verbatim fields, and special characters [closed]

I'm tweaking the import/export code in Zotero for BibTeX/BibLaTeX format, particularly, the file attachment field file. AFAICT, the file field has no proper definition in BibTeX, but BibLaTeX ...
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warning: found " at brace-depth zero in string (TeX accents in BibTeX should be inside braces)

What does this error message from BibDesk mean? warning: found " at brace-depth zero in string (TeX accents in BibTeX should be inside braces) Does it mean I can't use \"{a} in BibTeX? Instead ...
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Modify pnas2009.bst file

I am using pnas2009.bst for my bibliography which I am very happy with but I wish to make a few modifications: I wish that publications with large author lists (say greater than or equal to eight) ...
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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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Latex - Problems with #

I've got a problem with this error: You can't use `macro parameter character #' in horizontal mode. This error appeared suddenly in strange place after I add next bibtex to my bibliography. Error ...
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Add website in the bibliography

I try to use the following code. It works. But the true address is http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matrix_exponential. So if I use Matrix_exponential, it does not work. myref.bib @misc{ exp, ...
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LaTeX/BibTex not arranging citations by order of appearance

I am having an issue with LaTex/Bibtex presenting my citations in order of appearance. I know there a plenty of questions on this and I have read some of them, but the solutions posted don't seem to ...
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Polyglossia: Arabic Text, English Bibliography

I am writing a mainly Arabic book. But all the references are western/English. So I'd like the bibliography to appear left to right. I write: \documentclass[12pt,english]{book} ...
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Reusing entry in bibliography file with some modifications

Lets say I have entry like this: @book{FT-GT, author={Drew Fudenberg and Jean Tirole}, title={{G}ame {T}heory}, publisher={The MIT Press}, year={1991}, address={Cambridge} } I now that I ...
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Is it possible to get h-physrev to display by order of appearance?

Or could someone suggest another bibtex style that is close the h-physrev that displays by order of appearance in the bibliography? The unsrt style is not what I'm looking for. Thanks for any ideas!
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Customise Bibliography Style Alpha

I am trying to use alpha bibliography style, but I have to customise it. what I have in my .bib file is : @book{laue, Author = {Kurt Laue and Helmut Stenger}, Date-Added = {2014-05-06 ...
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Is it possible to include a .bib file inside another one?

When I started writing documents I decided to use a single .bib file in the main document directory. Each document would be created in a subdirectory and terminate with \bibliography{../biblio} ...
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List of People analog to Bibliography

In my document I emphasize names that are mentioned and now I want to provide some additional information about them in an appendix. Currently I do something like: \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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Failing to add a bibtex file into a main tex file

I see several entries in the forum suggesting that the enclosed Miminal code should print the references in the file myref.bib in the tex file here. The output of this file for me gives a pdf file ...
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URL doesnt show in Latex

I would like to reference an online reference. I am using this code: @ONLINE{a4, title = "Correlation, Confidence Interval, and Sample Size", author ={millercommamatt}, url = ...
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Process exited normally bibtex error

I have a bibtext file: @book{a1, author = "Shasha, D. and Zhu, Y.", title = "High Performance Discovery in Time series, Techniques and Case Studies", publisher = "Springer", ...
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modify bibliography style

Hi I want to modify biliographystyle unsrt, this style return : Einstein journal paper [1]. But I want : Einstein journal paper (Einstein 1905, [1]). With the same entry in the bibliography ...
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Is there a tool/service that can enrich a BibTex database?

For my PhD thesis I'm using a BibTex database that I have used and extended over the years. However, over time I 'abused' it by deleting fields instead of creating copies and keep the main database ...
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Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations

I have a basic tex file and a bibliography which is exported from Mendeley However, when I want to cite in the author-year style, I get the error: Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible ...
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tex capacity exceeded when including url in .bib file

When I include url in the .bib file latex throws the error: Tex capacity exceeded, sorry[save size=5000] Do you have any idea why? Below I paste the package I use and one reference ...
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BibTeX file is not compatible with Springer svmono class

In the Springer provided template for a monograph, I am unable to use a BibTeX file for the references. I have made a .bib file, named DG_Refrences, containing all the details of necessary ...
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Make PhD citations say “dissertation” rather than thesis

At my school, PhD works are generally referred to as dissertations rather than theses. My bibtex file has this entry: @phdthesis{Alsolami2012Auth, title = {An examination of keystroke ...
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Neatly aligning the bib entries by equal signs

Every time someone post biblatex bib-file entries, the various fields (author, title, year, journaltitle, etc) are all neatly aligned with an equal sign-column in the middle. I would like my own ...
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How to validate (check) a biblatex .bib file?

How can I validate the correctness a biblatex .bib file? Where validate means checking for: Duplicate keys Missing mandatory fields What tools do you use?
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How to use custom bibstyle with biblatex

I am using Biblatex for bibliography. This works fine with builtin styles like ieee. But when I gave a custom bst file I got it gives me not found error. My command was ...
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Biblatex - Undefined control sequence when reading bibtex-file

I get hundreds of these errors when I'm trying to compile a bibliography: ./Megumi oppgave.aux:57: Undefined control sequence. l.57 ... Morgen}}{{Aftenposten Morgen}}{{\APACyear ...
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maxnames and minnames using rsc bibtex

I'm using BibTeX with the rsc citation package for citations and I'm trying to limit my bibliography so that it shows et al. if there are more than 5 names in the reference, which I can do as below: ...
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BibTeX bibliography not printing

I was unable to find a previous post about this - perhaps too simple? I just came across the BibTeX and am trying to use it with an EndNote library. I have exported to the .bib file (which looks good ...
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Compound page numbers with single dash

One of my references has page numbers like 12-2, where 12 is the section and 2 the page in this section. I would like to cite this with citep[12-2]{xy} but it is converted into a double-dash page ...
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Minimal BST File That Writes Something

For another question here, I am trying to create a minimal BibTeX style that writes something into the output file. I am following the instructions from the manual (page 35), where a minimal example ...
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biblatex-mla error [closed]

I am trying to use biblatex-mla to have MLA references in my work. However, I can't seem to get it to work. Here is the error every time I run TypeSet on BibTex The top-level auxiliary file: ...
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Kile - autocompletion for bibtex entries

I would like to Kile autocomplete my citations, so when I type \citep{ a list with my bibliography entries pops up. I tried also by typing the first 3 letters of the entry key, and/or pressing ...
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bibtex comment out lines [duplicate]

I have a bibtex file contains the following line: @inproceedings{Cai03, author = {Cai, Deng and Yu, Shipeng and Wen, Ji-Rong and Ma, Wei-Ying}, title = {Extracting Content Structure for Web Pages ...
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Why doesn't LaTeX typeset this reference normally?

I use the bibtex to add my reference.Reference.bib as below: @Book{MathematicaIntroduction, author = {袭宗燕著}, title = {数学软件Mathematica系统的应用及其程序设计[{M}]}, publisher = {北京大学出版社}, year = {1996}, } ...
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natbib's \citet does not work

I am writing a paper using the springer journal LaTeX template. For some references I want to use in-text citation like this: but for some reason, when I try this in my document I get the ...
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Wrapping add.period

I am trying to adapt the BibTeX style file supplied with the LNI LaTeX template to actually match the style defined in the guidelines from the same page (sorry, as opposed to the guidelines document, ...
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Bibtex .bst file modification to include alphabetical ordering

Is it possible to modify the JHEP bibliography style in a simple way such that it displays bibliographical entries in alphabetical order, instead of basing on first appearence in the main text? ...
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Generating a default LaTeX bibliography from existing BibTeX file

unfortunately I cannot bring Texmaker to create a bibliography using BibTeX, so I was wondering: Can I create code that suits the needs of the default environment \begin{thebibliography} importing my ...