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BibTex: misc reference always comes first in Bibiliography

I'm using BibTex to make my bibliography. However, I did not use in-text citations, so am manually inputting all of my entries in Latex using \nocite{Reference} in the order I specifically want them ...
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natbib same author same year: cite as “a”, “b” etc

In the below file, I wanted the three references to be cited as Inger et al 2006a, Inger et al 2006b and Inger et al 2006c. This answer seems to achieve what I want, but requires fiddling with the ...
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How to create bib file from only keys, not AUX file, with JabRef?

These questions ask how to create a small .bib file with the references used in a paper from a larger one in general and in Windows. Here, I ask how to export the references from JabRef, if you only ...
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is there a free-format entry in bibtex?

I'm editing a LaTeX document with a 100+ entry bibliography. Unfortunately, the bibliography is coded with bibitems in a thebibliography environment. I'm wondering if there is a 'smooth' upgrade path ...
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Cite page number in parentheses

When I use \bibliographystyle{plain} and type Hello~\cite[Fig.~6]{wickerson15}., I get something like this: Hello [1, Fig. 6]. I don't like the comma separator here, and would rather have my ...
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Can one BibTex file contains same key multiple times?

Can one BibTex file contains same key multiple times? @article{Carberry_2012, title={The Memory Bus Considered Harmful}, volume={9}, url={http://dx.doi.org/10.5555/666655554444}, ...
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bibliographystyle{plainnat} - citations and multicitations problem

I'm having two main problems with my master thesis citations. I’m using JabRef for building my bib file. For example I have the following authors in the bib file: 1. Author = {{Silva, Peter}}, ...
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Don't show “edition” in German bibliography

How do I disable displaying the word "edition" in the bibliography? Here's a working minimal example of what I mean: \documentclass[11pt]{scrbook} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} ...
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texnicCenter custom build

is there a possibility to setup custom build for texnicCenter? Now all compilation is done using custom make/build cmd bat, however it would be much more convenient to have all this in texnicCenter.
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How to get a numbered alphabetical bibliography with (author,year) citations

I'm sure variations of this question have been asked dozens of times, but I couldnt find anything specific to my case. I want a bibliogrpahy format which will accomplish these 4 goals: get the ...
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Trying to create simple bibliography

I'm trying to convert a large excel into a big bibtex bibliography. I'm running a sample first. I run my code, but it doesn't look as it should. \documentclass[11pt]{article} \begin{document} ...
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How to remove urls from bibliographies in apacite?

I am using the apacite package for references. I would like to avoid having the URLs printed in the bibliography for all types of references. Here is an entry from the bibliography (.bib): ...
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Export bib file only containing certain fields from BibDesk

I have a .bib file that I want to shrink down so that it only contains all the entries but only a subset of the original parameters. Furthermore, I would like to do this by specifying which parameters ...
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Inline bibliography avoiding the list format?

I'd like the output of BibTeX or BibLaTeX to be a inline bibliography (with entries separated e.g. just with bullets, see example below) avoiding the common list-based format. This is needed for ...
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Bibliography only printing the authors issue

I am having a slight issue whilst trying to do my bibliography for my project. I am seeing the following when I am printing my bibliography: as seen above, the title the year- literally nothing ...
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LaTeX + BibTeX writes “author?” in front of each citation

I used to write my papers on Windows, with all my citations in a .bib file, which is imported like this: % Bibliography \bibliographystyle{plain} \bibliography{MyBibliography} This all compiled ...
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BibTeX - do NOT sort authors

Is there any way to tell bibtex not to sort the authors for a paper but to print them in the order they've been written in the .bib-file? I have a paper where three people from three different ...
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How to enclose titles with quotation marks through changing the .bst file?

I want to enclose the title of articles in journal: Replacing Amihud, Y., Mendelson, H.. Asset pricing and the bid-ask spread. Journal of Financial Economics 1986;17:223–249. to Amihud, ...
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Does it matter if I use .\ in my Journal field in the bib file?

When using bibtex and citing a paper should I use journal = {J. Am.\ Chem.\ Soc.}, or is journal = {J. Am. Chem. Soc.}, OK? I know in body text when you have a period that isn't after a single ...
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Strange reference behaviour. (References disappearing randomly)

I am using the MNRAS class https://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/mnras?lang=en, and I have a very strange behaviour with my references. I am using BibTex, and some times the file ...
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BibTeX moving one of my citations

I have all of my citations set up, but when I Typeset my BibTeX file it will move my number 8 citation above number 3. That then causes number 8 to turn into number 3 on my LaTex file. Does anyone ...
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Converting latex files with seperate bibtex file references to html to docuwiki

I have a .tex file with references to a seperate bibtex file (for references). I am converting this to html (and eventually to DocuWiki format using a translator). However, when I do this, the ...
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Length of bibliography references

The length of cites in my document look like the following: [BSp15] But I need them in the following style: [BS15] -> Only two letters for the reference. Is this possible? Any hints how I ...
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Make changes in unsrt bibliography style

I have a question on changing the order of first/last names of authors using in unsrt bibliography style. I tried with other styles but the closest to what I need is unsrt with a little change. ...
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How to create custom bst file in the given format?

I am not getting how to put the reference in the given format and how to cite those reference in this way? Review of Literature This shall normally the Chapter 2 and shall present a critical ...
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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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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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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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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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edit bst file so that the extra-label appears only on the second occurrence

I am sure my question is a really easy one, but the syntax of the bst files is way too complicated for me. I would like to edit my bst file so that, in case the same author has multiple publications ...
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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 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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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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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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! Undefined control sequence. appearing in the citation

I am using Texmaker 4.1 in Ubuntu 14.04. This is part of my .tex file. \documentclass[useAMS,usenatbib]{mn2e} \usepackage{epsfig} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{times} \usepackage{color} ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Bibliography style

I want to compile a latex document using bibtex. Can anyone suggest a bibliography style which compiles journal articles as Author Surname, Initials. Title of the article, \it{Name of Journal}, ...
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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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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 ...