{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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Unable to find database entries in BibTeX files when using RevTex 4.1

Slight issue, when using RevTex v4, I get a few compilation errors but when compiling BibTex, I am able to import references. However, when using RevTex v4.1, I get no compilation errors but when it ...
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Well-maintained BibTeX Databases

Looking for properly formatted BibTeX citations for articles or books can be tedious. I used to use the functionality from Google Scholar, but found that for many cases the BibTeX files are poorly ...
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command to generate a \cite{} only on first use

In a book dealing with R, I use a command \pkg{} for every mention of an R package, that also generates index extries via another command \ixp{}. \newcommand{\pkg}[1]{\textsf{#1}\ixp{#1}} All ...
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How to automate typeset proceess? [duplicate]

I am currently using Texworks + Linux. To compile the PDF I hit pdflatex + bibtex + pdflatex + pdflatex. Is there a way so that I create a new typeset that does that in one click? Found the easy ...
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How to get Turabian citation style in LaTex

I am writing my thesis and I am using a Turabian style for figures and tables and i would like to be consistent and use the Turabian style for my citation also. I am using a bibtex for my citation. I ...
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Missing letter identification in bibliography for two papers with same author and year. (Natbib+BibTex+makebst)

I've made a custom .bst file, using makebst. When using Natbib, I get for two papers in the same year and author, a letter identifying the two papers as "a" and "b" in the citation. Sadly, no letter ...
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Extracting a bib file

How to extract a bib file on a CentOS with no bib commands, other than bibtex and pdflatex? (and I do not have installation rights.)
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Is there a current bibtex file for CSE citation style?

The journal article should look like this: Pensole G, Gissi C, Lanave C, Saccone C. 1995. Glutamine synthetase gene evolution in bacteria. Mol Biol Evol. 12:189-197 Longer journal titles ...
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Problem with importing bibtex-file in a Thesis Template

For my bachelor thesis I downloaded a template made available by my university. However the standard bibliography part was using \begin{thebibliography} \end{thebibliography} Since I had already ...
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Problems with bibliography and references in TexWorks

I am writing a report in Latex, and I have the references in a separate bib file and I reference them in my main document as \cite{xxx}. I am using Texworks on Windows. After compiling the bib to ...
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latexmk separate build directory

I'm trying to use latexmk for the first time in Ubuntu. My project directory is the following: Project src build images In the src directory are the .tex and .bib files. I want the .aux, .bbl, ...
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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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Can't display article titles in the bibliography using utphys.bst

I'm using utphys.bst BibTeX style which does not display titles for article entries. See the following picture, where an article, an electronic source and a book have been cited in the text: I'd ...
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changing u. a. of German to et. al

I am using Texmaker under linux. My citations are like [author,year] which is as I want and I am using \bibliographystyle{dinat} and \usepackage[square]{natbib}. But I want to change [author u. a., ...
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why all the bibliography files are not showing in the pdf?

I have 10 references and im using TeXmaker but only 6 are showing after compiling it.Here is my tex file \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{report} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{url} ...
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weird output for references created by JabRef

Hi All here is a minimal??!! of my code, the output I get is like the image, please help me , I don't know how to run it correctly \begin{document} \cleardoublepage % ---- Bibliography ---- ...
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BibTex not working in Texmaker 3.5.2

I have the following tex-code where I tried using bibtex: \documentclass[preprint,3p,twocolumn,authoryear]{elsarticle} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{cite} ...
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not all of references have bib what should i do?

I have some papers that I could not find their .bib , but how can I do in a way that if I have written some of them by hand , the rest could be written using the .bib files how is it possible ? I ...
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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 for mac not working

I use a Mac. I have a a .tex file called references test.tex. I have (what I think is) a plaintext file called sample1.bib. The files are super minimal. The references test.tex file looks like this: ...
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Hack of .bst to add urldate in @misc in BibTex with natbib

Trying to add urldate to my bst-file. I have the entry as: ENTRY { address ... url urldate ... year } With the two functions defining url and urldate: FUNCTION ...
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Error “You can't pop an empty literal stack” in theapa.bst

I'm drafting a scientific journal article and seem to have encountered a problem with the .bst file provided by the journal. Here is a minimal example.tex: \documentclass[twoside,11pt]{article} ...
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citation DIN 1505 Teil 2 or DIN ISO 690 using texmaker in ubuntu

I am using texmaker under Ubuntu. I need to use DIN 1505 Teil 2 or DIN ISO 690 for bibliography. Which means in the text and for referencing a citation I want to have [Author name, year]. At the time ...
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How do I add my publications to my CV?

I am a beginner in latex. I want to add my publication to my CV. I'm using Plasmati Graduate CV (http://www.latextemplates.com/template/plasmati-graduate-cv) which is run with xelatex. I also use ...
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BibTex with APACite is not generating citations correctly where author has multiple papers in the same year

I am using APACite with BibTex and can't seem to get the citations right in cases where a single lead author has multiple papers in the same year. Problem 1: Using shortcite I expect a paper with ...
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Url in reference clickable but with link truncated [duplicate]

I have a problem with a references using BibTeX and IEEEbib. In my bibliography file (in the subfolder bib) there is this a reference with howpublished that produce this output: ...
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Problem with bibtex

I do not know what I am doing wrong but I have been stuck for about an hour now trying to get bibtex to work. Here is my latex code \documentclass{article} \begin{document} hallo ...
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Beamer `\bibliographystyle{alpha}` force no plus symbol

I am referencing in beamer with \bibliography{myFile.bib} and \bibliographystyle{alpha} The following label is produced for three authors or less: [ABC14] The following label is produced for ...
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Avoid white space in references

I have used latex for preparation of my thesis. My references look like following. How to avoid white space in the references?
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How to force bibtex to use “\:” between second and last names in gost705?

Say we have an author "Armstrong, Andrey Vasilievich" and we want bibtex to generate Armstrong\:A.\:V. what shall we change in gost705 style? I tried to play with FUNCTION {format.names} yet I always ...
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Double citation problem with apacite and BibTeX

When I attempt to insert an APA citation like so: \cite[5.]{law1966money} With the BibTeX entry looking like this: @book{law1966money, title={Money and trade considered}, author={Law, John}, ...
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What is the proper way to cite a legal document?

I need to cite some decrees in my essay for philosophy of science class. I believe it is a common problem, so there should be a standardized way. Thanx.
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Remove comma after optional argument in Natbib

I want to be able to add optional arguments surrounding my references with Natbib, using \citep [see][for review]{besnard2012reconsolidation}, but my output is (see Besnard et al., 2012, for ...
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Unused bibliography entries - how to check which entries were not used?

This question led to a new package: checkcites While reading papers, I put those that I'd like to refer to or mention in customized .bib files (one .bib file for each paper). (Thanks to ...
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Printing the bibliographic entries in a bib file that are not cited in the document [duplicate]

I am using a bibtex to manage my references in LaTeX by cite package. The normal behavior of this package is printing a bibliography of all cited references in the document, however, I want its ...
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Bibtex database formatting for australian standard refferencing

I'm trying to throw australian standards into my bibtex database, could someone throw up an example that I can follow? specifically I'm trying to do AS2865-1995 which covers confined spaces work
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How to make shure there is a “~” between all bibtex formating data and user provided stuff?

I want to make sure there is a ~ in something like \newblock {\cyr\textnumero}~{11-1 (39)}. instead of \newblock {\cyr\textnumero} {11-1 (39)}. So I have bibtex record alike this has in it a ...
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Auto citation in TeXmaker

My problem is similar to TeXmaker citation But as the above thread is closed so I am putting it as new question. In my TeXmaker, the auto-completion works fine except for the citations which are to ...
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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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Please, advice which bibtex style to use

I am looking for a bibtex style which would format a reference to a journal article as follows: Feinberg E L Sov. Phys. Usp. 23 629 (1980) i.e., (1) no punctuation, (2) no dots after initials, (3) ...
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abbreviated references

I'm trying to get the reference list be the smallest possible as I need the space, but when I try: \bibliographystyle{abbrv} \bibliography{bibliography.bib} I still get a list of references that ...
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How to cite an article from Arxiv using bibtex

This is a question about how to use bibtex to cite a preprint from Arxiv. Suppose I have: @ARTICLE{BM:1999, AUTHOR = {First, Author AND Second, Author}, TITLE = {The title of this article}, ...
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How to have full bibliography items on a page using beamer?

I would like to have full bib entries in my beamer slides so tried to follow How can I prevent page break between lines of a paragraph or bibliography entry? It suggests putting ...
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I need to insert the bibitem based on the harvard reference style label

Could anyone help me on this one. FUNCTION {output.bibitem} { newline$ "\bibitem" write$ make.full.names duplicate$ label = 'skip$ { "{" label * "}" * write$ } if$ "[" swap$ * "(" * ...
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bibtex problem with year vs date in book entry [duplicate]

So I need to use a custom bibtex style for my thesis, and I have a bibtex entry like @book{Grupen, author={Grupen, Claus}, title={{Big Bang Nucleosynthesis}}, publisher={Astroparticle ...
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Problem with acmsmall citations

I have a problem using the acmsmall package (which can be found here), which can be reproduced with the following MWE. test.tex \documentclass{acmsmall} \begin{document} \cite{a,b} ...
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Can't open reference.aux [closed]

This is my first time posting here a question and I'm also like a beginner using Latex. Here is my problem: I can't compile my references, and always give me this mistake: I couldn't open file name ...
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bibtex - how to check .bst for errors

Im trying to create bibliography with bibtex, it took me quite a long time to find good styling file for bibtex which suits my needs. The deal is, that it hadnt ONLINE reference function, so I used ...
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How to start with BST file

I am writing a paper for a journal. The support team of this journal sent me a BST file, for reference, but I am a newbie with LaTex and have no idea how to start. I put the BST file into the same ...
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Add parentheses in year in modified plain.bst file

I need to correct a paper for a Japanese Journal, that was used for a conference. In the guidelines for Journal, it is stated that references should be: Name of author(s): "Title", Name of ...