{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 to set custom author format in BibTex

I have the following citation: @article{Sun_2013, Author = {Sun, Xiaochen and Vilar, Santiago and Tatonetti, Nicholas P.}, Date-Added = {2016-06-02 14:05:28 +0000}, Date-Modified = {2016-...
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Error Citing website in Bibtex

I am trying to cite a website: @Misc{OpenStreetMap2016, author = {OpenStreetMap}, title = {{OpenStreetMap} Statistics}, howpublished = {http://www.openstreetmap.org/stats/...
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How to project a bibtex file to the references used in a LaTeX article?

Some conferences require for the final version a bibtex file containing ONLY the references referred to in the article. Whereas it can be done by hand, it sounds like a task that could easily be ...
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Auxiliary file in other directory - input fails

I'm using pdflatex to compile my files and BibTeX for bibliography stuff. Especially I use the -output-directory flag to keep the generated files in another folder and the -bibtex flag to compile the ...
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Are there tools for importing from CSV to BibTeX?

I'm seeking a way to get my books database, stored on Goodreads, into BibTeX form. As near as I can tell, Goodreads provides no support for this directly, but does provide for CSV export (on the right)...
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Bibtex creating subitems when not asked?

I've been struggling to slowly add references with bibtex to my documents. I created this MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} \usepackage{babelbib} \usepackage{lipsum} \...
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Problem compiling with BibTeX [closed]

I'm having a problem when compiling the bibliography with BibTeX. Before it worked fine, while now I get the following code from the console when I run BibTeX: This is BibTeX, Version 0.99d (TeX Live ...
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Error with BiBTeX when compiling

I have some issues using BibTeX for my bibliography. LaTeX keeps having error about this undefined control sequence: ! Undefined control sequence.<write> ...subitem}{\@...
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Inserting vertical space after a particular reference

I would like to insert some vertical space after a particular reference in the references section, ideally with a sequence of commands like: \cite{ABC-2001} \refvspace{1cm} \cite{XYZ-2002} The ...
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How to change “et al.” to norwegian

I want to change "et al." in my citations to "m.fl." all over in my document. I am using natbib and the bibstyle agsm. I have also defined \usepackage[norsk]{babel}, but it seems to not do the work ...
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How do I create a biblography from mendeley in a specific style?

I am using Mendeley to organize my citations. In the past I used the Mendeley word plugin but I am struggling with making a LaTex bibliography. I know how to export my bibliography to a .bib file and ...
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BibTeX: Capitalization of note field: plain.bst vs. amsplain.bst

The plain bibtex style uses a period before outputting the note field, while amsplain uses a comma. None of them handle capitalization of the note field. For instance, consider test.bib containing @...
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Use BibTeX to cite a website

I looked on this page How can I use BibTeX to cite a web page? I used @misc{keyword, title = "Title", howpublished = "\url{link}", } and the results is Title. URL. ...
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remove first page numbering in bibliography (bibtex)

How is it possible to remove the page number only on the first page of bibliography. I have these lines to generate the bibliography list: \bibliographystyle{abnt} \bibliography{references} I got ...
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error in compiling my .bib file

I have a document encoded as \documentclass[11pt,reqno]{amsart} % please use amsart at 11pt \usepackage{amssymb,latexsym,float,graphicx,tabularx,multirow,subcaption} \usepackage[draft=true]{hyperref}...
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Problem with Springer bibliography style(spbasic + natbib)

I am writing a paper to a Springer journal and I am trying to use their \bibliographystyle{spbasic}. I want to sort citation by appearance, hence the first citation in the article should be cited ...
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Problems with BibTex @inproceeding

There are some problems with @inproceeding in bibtex. I copy the BibTex from google scholar but it doesn't contain the page ranges and the publisher of the conference paper, @inproceedings{...
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BibTeX Errors “the literal stack is empty” and “'128' is a function literal” with Optics Express Template

I'm having an issue compiling the bibliography for a document using the Optics Express Template. I get error messages which say: ---the literal stack isn't empty for entry Haug2004 while executing---...
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“t” statement in .bst file

I changed the following function in a given .bst file FUNCTION {format.title} { title empty$ { "" } { title "t" change.case$ } if$ } to FUNCTION {format.title} { title empty$ { "" } ...
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Downloading the full texts for the whole database in JabRef V3.3

Here is my question. Using JabRef v3.3, I can easily search the scientific papaer on the internet in save it into bibtex database. But when I try to download the full text for the whole database,...
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problem using mslapa style for my bibtex file

I use a .bib file which worked previously with style spbasic. Now I am switching to style mslapa and I get the following error: ! Missing = inserted for \ifnum. \def l.126 ....
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problem with bibliography perhaps a missing item

I am trying to produce a bibliography , using acl16 style. the code is the following: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{acl2016} \usepackage{times} \usepackage{url} \usepackage{latexsym} \...
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Bibliography, comma for two authors, semicolon for three [closed]

A journal I want to submit an article to has the following requirement for the bibliography: When it's two authors they're supposed to be separated by a comma plus the word "and". Mayers, J., and ...
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Question mark or bold citation key instead of citation number

I've browsed the forums and found a number of posts that have addressed this issue, but none of the solutions seem to work for me. I have the following script that I just copied from the bibtex home ...
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Way for Texmaker Quick Build to Ignore aux File

I'm trying to build a document (say, 'doc_name.tex') using the Quick Build option in Texmaker (in Ubuntu 14.04) and I'm running into the error message "I couldn't open file name 'doc_name.aux'". This ...
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greek letters via \textgreek{a} (citavi export)

i am working with citavi to manage my literature and citavi exports greek letters via \textgreek{a} or {b} or {g} which doesn't work for me. I found out that you need the package babel with the greek ...
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Marking corresponding authorship in bibtex

Rephrased question according to early comments I'm trying to mark select papers in my list of publications with a star (to indicate corresponding authorship). This, however, seem to give me problems ...
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LyX: Bibliography created two times with overlapping numbering

I have a little problem with my bibliography in LyX: First, I insert a bibtex-bibliography (Insert -> List/TOC -> BibTeX Bibliography) at the end of my document (in the appendix). For that, I use a *....
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Creating .bib file containing only the cited references of a bigger .bib file

Normally, LaTeX will only create references for the BibTeX entries cited in the text. Is there a way of extracting these entries into a different .bib file automatically? For example if I have a .bib ...
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bibtex issue : Warning--I didn't find a database entry for “birks”

I'm having an issue using bibtex with pdflatex. Here is the file biblio.bib I'm using (with this exact format) : @Book{physiqueNucleaire, author = "Claude le Sech and Christian Ngô", title = "...
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Insert # in bibtex entry? [duplicate]

How do i insert a # in a bibtex entry.. seem to be impossible it does not recognize the \# or # as simple hashtag (#).. @ONLINE {DMA, title = "AR# 57550 - Example Designs - Designing with the AXI ...
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latex .bst style

I am trying to submit to Journal of Labour Economics and they give a link with bibliography style, but they don't say what style it is. I am having trouble finding a .bst file that replicates their ...
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Bibliography in LNCS doesn't work as expected

I'm using the Lecture Note in Computer Science (LNCS) LaTeX template, and I'm in trouble with their bibliography system. I'm referencing a Book, but it doesn't show the information of the bib, it ...
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compiling problem with MikTeX

I installed MikTeX 2.9a few days ago, and now I don't succeed to convert to PDF most of my documents. I don't think that there is a problem with documents themselves, since I compiled them previously, ...
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How by citing same bib entry to generate a new reference identifier with a twist

I am preparing an article for a journal that currently does not have a LaTeX template, but all of my material is in LaTeX. It has a somewhat special reference citation guide I have not seen yet, so ...
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Placing specific reference after all others

I am writing a paper in which one specific reference must be placed after all others in the bibliography section. E.g. all anonymous citations (author="Anonymous") must be placed in the end of the ...
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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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How to make bibliography(bibtex) and enumerate indentation the same?

Is there a way in the following MWE to have the indentation in the bibliography to be the same as that in enumerate? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[latin9]{inputenc} \usepackage[british]{babel} \...
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Command line tool to extract .bib entry by key?

I'd like a tool that, when given a .bib file and a key from that file as inputs, outputs a plain text rendition of the full entry. For example: bib.bib @Article{tversky83, author = {Amos Tversky ...
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What are reasons to use BibTeX instead of Biblatex?

Given the rich set of features that Biblatex offers over BibTeX et al., one has to wonder why the latter is being used at all. Legacy code aside (which seems to be easy enough to adapt, anyway) the ...
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How to update BibLatex and biber manually on Windows?

How can I update my bibLatex and biber on my Windows 7. I currently have biber 2.3 and biblatex 3.0 I have a file called "thesis.tex" and a reference file called "ThesisRef.bib" I am using the ...
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Organize list of publications according to type of article

With the tufte-book template (which uses natbib), I'd like to include at the end of the document a list of my publications, organized by type: I'd like to have a section for conference papers and one ...
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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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How can I fix my bibliography with LaTeX?

Hello I am newbie with Latex and I couldn't compile my bibliography.tex when I comment it the pfd work well but when I uncomment it. the PDF doesn't appear and I couldn't resolve it I tried a lot ...
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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 collaborate with those who work in Word?

I write my papers in LaTeX and always reference the same, giant .bib file for citations (natbib+bibtex or biblatex, depending on journal or document requirements). If this is your mode of operation, ...
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How to define a shortcut for a set of keys in bibtex?

I am not sure what is the right terminology here, so let me explain by means of an example. Suppose I have bib file containing four papers (actual number is larger, but I want to a small MWE): @...
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BibTex: Replacing repeated authors in a list of authors with em-dashes

I'm using a .bst file provided by my discipline (ametsoc2014.bst) to create my references section using BibTex. However, this file really is incomplete according to their suggested specifications. In ...
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Bibtex entries with last names first and year after authors

I know that this question has already been asked and I tried to use the answer of this question Biblatex entries with last names first and year after authors but is not working :( my code is: \...
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Bibliography - a comma separating author(s) from titles

I am compiling a bibliography in a book by means of bibtex using plain.bst style (or rather its Polish version plplain.bst). Using answers to other questions on similar problems, I have modified ...