{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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How popular is amsrefs in comparison with Bibtex?

Now that the amsrefs package for references has been available for a decade, how does it compare in popularity with Bibtex? Does there exist a pro and cons list for amsrefs?
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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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Makebst_Comma after title

I am working on my bibliography style. My home university has some special requirements, they want something in that way Ahn, Dong Hyun, Robert F. Dittmar und Ronald Gallant (2002): Quadratic Term ...
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include numbering for reference list Ecology Letters: bst file output.bibitem modification

Would anyone know how I could add numbering to the reference list? Ecology letters changed their style recently, and there does not seem to be a correct bst file around. I have Begon, M., ...
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Sharelatex doesn't recognize my bibliography entries

I'm using Sharelatex for my thesis, but I was using LaTeX with TeXnic center before. Sharelatex is not recognizing my bib entries. I just can cite the first twelve entries but from to the 13th to the ...
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References in IEEEtran?

I've downloaded the official IEEE LaTeX template but am having some trouble adding references in bibtex format. For instance if I wanted to cite and reference this article, given as: ...
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Undefined citations in Natbib (ShareLaTeX)

All of my citations are undefined in a ShareLaTeX document. A minimal working example: \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage[british]{babel} \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{natbib} ...
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Year Missing in Bibliography Entries - elsarticle

The document does not include the year on some references even though year is clearly in the .bib file. For the example below, the saidur year is output, but the laakso year is not. I cannot figure ...
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Tikz generated PDF produces ? when citing references

I am trying to generate a PDF figure on the fly using TikZ (code below). The figure references from my .bib file and so when I run pdflatex the first time, the PDF gets generated with ? ...
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Add bst file with LaTeX / MiKTeX

I'm trying to use elsarticle-num-ident.bst, an exact copy of C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.9\bibtex\bst\elsarticle\elsarticle-num.bst but every time I run LyX, I get the bibtex error I couldn't ...
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Shortcut/macro for surrounding words with brackets

When using BibTeX I usually need to fix broken capitalization by surrounding words with brackets (as answered in BibTeX loses capitals when creating .bbl file). I also use this to fix some issues ...
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How to replace default missing reference symbol

Could one make the ? which appears for an unfound bibtex key into some other arbitrary string or symbol? I have a large document and it is slow searching through the ? to look for missing ...
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Package inputenc error unicode char

Error with message Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:<d0>. not set up for use with LaTeX occurs, when I compile (Ubuntu 14.04.1, texlive-full) the document: ...
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How to set the Bibliography title for BibTex in Pandoc

I currently render my thesis with Markdown files as source, and want to generate a PDF output. I use the following command for that: pandoc --template template.latex --standalone --chapters \ ...
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How can i use BibTex to cite a software?

I want to cite a software in the following format author name, software name, version number, year, available at url pointing to the software in BibTex....plz help...
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How do I properly cite this German-language paper?

I am currently converting a bibliography for a paper (which I did not write) into bibtex and I am having trouble understanding the citations in the image below: (these are not my own, this is just an ...
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How to use .bib file in my own LaTeX file?

I have generated the.bib file of the reference in my paper, but I failed to include it inside my own LaTeX file. I tried to use it like this: \documentclass[journal]{IEEEtran} \begin{document} ... ...
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natbib + BibTeX: suppress url if doi is available

I am using natbib (+ BibTeX). Some entries in my bibliography file (.bib) have the field doi, some have url and some have both. I would like to edit the bibliography style file (.bst) so that, if doi ...
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Problem with compiling BibTex: “no \citation commands” error

I'm really new to BibTex, I just wonder what is going wrong when I have this kind of error when I try to compile my bibliography file. I found no \citation commands---while reading file ...
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How to enter publications “in press”, or “submitted to” in BibTeX?

Is there a convention for how to enter publications that are "in preparation" or "submitted to Some Journal" into a BibTeX database?
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Unwanted left margin in bibtex bibliography

I am trying to set up a bibliography with the jneurosci style that comes with MiKTeX, but the bibliography is not left aligned with the rest of the text, but has a small extra margin. This is my ...
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`bibtex` conference item?

I would like to write a document with the list of all scientific publications : articles / book / oral communications ... I store all my bibliography with bibtex, thus there is no problem for ...
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Make Bibliography in order of appearance of citation using {unsrt}

I'm a total newbie at LaTeX, and I'm trying to figure out how to sort citations within a paper I'm writing for a conference based on their appearance in the document itself. The conference has a ...
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Chapterbib is working but keeps giving me errors. Any way to silence it?

I'm using Chapterbib to write my bibliography separately after each chapter. It does work but bibtex is still giving me plenty of errors and warnings: Illegal, another \bibstyle command I'm skipping ...
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BiBTeX: I couldn't open file name 'myBib.aux'

My article paper.tex compiles fine, but myBib.bib doesn't. $ pdflatex paper.tex $ bibtex myBib I couldn't open file name `myBib.aux' I happen to be using TeXShop, but the command line is ...
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How do you cite a reprinted book? [duplicate]

I have this entry in BibTeX. @book{christensen1979mechanics, title={Mechanics of composite materials}, author={Christensen, RM}, year={1979}, publisher={Wiley-Interscience, New York, NY} } ...
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Running detex on bibtex files, but keep “{ }” around entire articles

I have a bibtex file with entries like @article{Alesse.2003, author = {Alesse, Francesca}, year = {2003}, title = {Il tema dell'emanazione ({\dq}aporroia{\dq}) nella letteratura astrologica e non ...
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How to delete the unused Bibtex items in JabRef? [duplicate]

I'm writing the notes and using the software--JabRef v2.10 for managing the references. However, after revising my notes several times, I find that there are some unused Bibtex items. So how to ...
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What's the `biblatex` capacity?

I'm reading the biblatexpackage documentation. In fact, the table 4 describes the reference size capacities of bibtex8 but never give us a comparison or data about the biber capacity and I want to ...
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Custom field output on Bibliography

There's how I could make a custom field which outputs another parameter on the bibliograhy entry? @misc{example, url={www.example.com} urldate={20/12/2015} note= {Access on: $urldate. Avaliable on: ...
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Using BibTeX with LyX: errors in auto-generated .bbl

I've been puzzling with this for hours now and I can't solve it. I'm using LyX for my article and I made a BibTeX file with JabRef. I inserted the BibTeX bibliography into LyX, but when I try to ...
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sequence of bibliography items getting ramdomly altered [duplicate]

I'm trying to write bibliography using biblitex and have declared 15 items. eg.: @Article{1, title={article 1}, author={name}, booktitle={} } @Article{2, title={article 2}, ...
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I couldn't open the database file for BibDesk

I have searched through many posts that address this problem, however, none of the solutions seem to be a fix. I am trying to compile my latex document using BibDesk on a 10.10.3 macbook but the ...
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Make \cite{my reference} show name and year

I am trying to figure out how to make author's name and year show up every time I make a reference. For example: my_bibtex.bib has this entry: @article{Franklin1999, author = {Franklin Allen and ...
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BibTeX problem with math symbols

I'm using BibTex for my bibliography, for citing I'm using google scholar. I'm mainly having problems with math symbols: for example, one of the references is: @incollection{deitmar2005schemes, ...
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How to suppress brackets in bibliography with Beamer and natbib [closed]

I routinely use XeLaTeX, BibTeX, and natibib in my papers with Chicago style references. No problems--been working for decades. When I make a Beamer presentation, however, the References section has ...
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bibtex DOI/URL in Helvetica font

Bibtex seems to force Times font style for DOI numbers, against my font style Helvetica. Please consult: \begin{filecontents*}{test.bib} @article{foo2010, author = "Foo Bar", journal = "J.P.B.", ...
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apacite removes all author initials except the first in the reference list

I seem to have a problem with the apacite package. Let's take as an example a reference in which the author names are Buller, D.B. and Burgoon, J.K. This is what the full reference in the ...
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BibTex in ACL formatting

I am writing a paper for a conference that follows ACL formatting, but I have not been able to use the .bib file I created which uses the BibTex format for citations. It seems to have its own citation ...
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Remove period at end of bibliography items [duplicate]

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \nocite{test1,test2} \bibliographystyle{plain} \bibliography{sample} \end{document} And the ...
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Bibtex compile error

Here the MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{cite} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum[1] \cite{cudos} \bibliography{/home/basip/Schreibtisch/eksamen/tes/source} ...
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remove quotation marks in the reference titles using longbibliography of revtex

I am writing a paper and for the bibliography I need to use revtex4-1 which produces the reference as: Author list, volume, page and (year). I need to add the title of the reference in there after ...
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Change citation label using multibbl package

I'm writing a document with two bibliographies, one for references and the other for links. My code is in this format: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multibbl} \newbibliography{R} ...
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Concise numbering [duplicate]

I am a beginner at LaTeX and I would like to know the answer to the following: If one has references [1,2,3,4] in a document, how does one change it to [1-4], i.e. to club them in the typeset ...
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BibTex Author problem [duplicate]

I have a Problem with my BibTex Settings. When printing I want first name before surname. Right not it is the other way around. Also, if I have multiple authors, the first one is displayed surname, ...
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Why does \cite work but \citep and \ref do not?

I'm using a Makefile that was working which looks: # partly autogenerated, that's why it's so ugly! # say 'make V=1' to see the full build output ifndef V Q = @ Q_LATEX = sh -c 'echo -e " " `echo ...
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Trouble with referencing elements from bibliography

I am currently writing my bachelor's thesis, and have been having some trouble with Bibtex. I created a Bibliography successfully through Mendeley - However, the way the ressources are listed are as ...
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BibTeX \bibdata{} and \bibstyle{} errors under MikTex 2.9 (under Windows Vista)

Why is it, when attempting to 'Build' (using Technics Centre, MikTeX 2.9 (under Windows Vista), that I get 2 error messages: BibTeX> I found no \bibdata command--while reading file ...
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Bibliography with author names as last, first

I want to show in the bibliography, the authors last name first then the first name. How to do that? Please refer to the attached code and bib file. I have many references in bib file but for ...
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Bibtex, 2 questions about pages in my Bibliography

I am writing my master thesis, and got one problem with the bibtex. below is a mini example: first, I create a folder, in the folder, there are a mini_example.txt , a thesis.bib file, a folder called ...