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substituting “and others” for “et al.” in the bst file

I have several references for which I do not have the last authors. In the bibtex file, references have: author = {Author1 and Author2 and Author3 and Author4 and Author5 and Author6 and others} ...
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How do I refer to a 'part' in a book?

I have a book where the content table looks like this: PART1: chapter 1 chapter 2 chapter 3 PART2: chapter 4 chapter 5 ... PART3: Appendix A ... I want to reference all the ...
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Why many BibTeX styles under LyX don't work?

I'm testing a well-formatted bib file with a single entry, @misc{various_authors_main_2015, title = {Main {Page}}, copyright = {Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License}, url = ...
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Problem when setting bibliography, thesis not showing now [on hold]

my problem is when setting the bibliography in texmaker everything was going of until bibtex found an & character in one of the fields it complain about that so I deleted but it start using the ...
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Author names: dash in abbreviation and two character initials

I have two problems with BibTeX I have not been able to work around. The first problem is names of the form Jean-Jacques Rousseau, which BibTeX abbreviates to Rousseau, J.J., whereas what I want is ...
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babelbib styles format first and second author names differently

I use babelbib and I have a source with two authors. Contrarily to when using the plain bib style, as soon as I switch to babplain, the author names are formatted like this: [1] Müller, Jan und Eva ...
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Changing the formatting of article-type bibliographic entries

I am writing my Ph.D. thesis in latex. Problem is that in the bibliography, Journal number should appear within parenthesis and just after the journal volume where the article was published. But it ...
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not able to add new citations [closed]

So I have been using TexStudio for a few months and I have written a paper with it. However I have a problem. Each time I want to add a new citation I get (?) on the paper and citation 'xyz' on page x ...
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Why are BibTeX and friends separate programs?

Let us compare two tasks that would appear quite similar, at least to my untrained eye: Managing a table of contents and creating a bibliography. In both cases, it involves creating separate files ...
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Avoiding duplicate entries in bibliography having different cite keys

I have several manuscripts each with their own bibliography (*.bib file). I'm now trying to combine these manuscripts into one document having one single bib file. My problem is that I have ...
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Alphabetical order problem in bibliography

I am using BibTeX (with natbib) and I have a file mybib.bib with the following reference: @Article{DPMN92, author = {G. Da Prato and P. Malliavin and D. Nualart}, title = {Compact families of Wiener ...
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Where can I file bug reports to BibTeX?

I have found a definite bug in BibTeX and I want to file it. However, there is no homepage dedicated to the program nor does its maintainer, Oren Patashnik, seem to have a homepage or publicly stated ...
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Problems with using BibTeX, the simplest code ever is not working

I am completely new at using BibTeX for referring and citations, I used to include the reference list in the tex file everytime. Now I would like to modernise myself i little bit. As I am totally new ...
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.bbl file is created but not found

I used bibtex and created my bbl file, but when I try to run bbl file by input command, it said I cannot file .bbl file. How can I fix it? \begin{document} %\bibliographystyle{ormsv080} % outcomment ...
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How to draw a large wordnet/mindmap in Tikz with as little manual specification as possible

In order to organize the extensive literature for my research, I had the idea to create a large graphical network of papers so that I can show visually how they are linked to each other. I would like ...
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Is it possible to have several entries in a bibtex-date field?

My documents are often referring to articles that span several issues of the same journal, as in the following example. In building the file, biber complains that this would not be a correct date ...
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Bibtex will not load additional references in Overleaf

I'm using Overleaf and bibtex. I have specified a .bib file which contains my references, and have placed the following at the end of my document. A small extract below: ...
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Bibtex: Wrong parsed page

I have following bibtex entry: @inproceedings{kriegler1969preprocessing, title={Preprocessing transformations and their effects on multispectral recognition}, author={Kriegler, FJ and Malila, ...
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A special kind of bst file for a custom bibliography file

I would like to automatize the handling of my bibliographical references once for all, and to achieve this, I would like to use bibtex. I am aware of the existence of various bst files, for various ...
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\citeauthor does not work with natbib alpha style

I have this document \documentclass[pdftex,a4paper,twoside,parskip]{scrbook} \usepackage[square, numbers, comma, sort&compress]{natbib} %other packages and stuffs \begin{document} bla bla bla ...
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bibtex apa in spanish

I recently tried to migrate from natbib to biblatex. Now, I'm writing a document in Spanish, where I would like to use the apa style provided by bibtex. If I use the plain style there is no problem. ...
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When bibtex does not find bibdata inside aux file, with code

I am receiving the following error message This is BibTeX, Version 0.99d (TeX Live 2014) The top-level auxiliary file: thesis.aux I found no \bibdata command---while reading file thesis.aux I found ...
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How do I create a .bib file for bibtex?

how do I create a .bib file? I am trying to create a master bib file on texshop. When I save the file, it saves as a .tex, not .bib (even when I try to correct it manually). thanks in advance
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Use of a .bst file in an other directory

My question is quite simple, but I cannot find an easy answer. I have to use a specific .bst file in order to get the required bibliographic style. If I save the file in the same folder as the one of ...
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Bibliography style using first initial(s) – last name

There is likely a very easy hack or a predefined solution somewhere on the tip of my nose that I just haven't found yet … I'm using the natbib package and achemso.bst bibliography style for my thesis ...
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Varying citation format style

Summary: I'm trying to figure out how to switch between [author-last-name et al. year] and author-last-name [year] formatting using the ACM-Reference-Format-Journals format. Details: I'm using the ...
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Which case to use for “title” field?

It seems bibliography styles override whatever case written on the "title" field except for those parts protected with braces. What would be the best case to use for writing the "title" in the ...
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Can't find .bib files after upgrade to OS X Yosemite

I've upgraded to Yosemite and TeXShop now can't find bib files which I previously had in ~/Library/texmf/bibtex/bib The bib files are now in /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local/bibtex/bib Works fine if ...
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natbib bibliography changes font halfway through

I am using TexShop with natbib, language.bst for my dissertation. I have typeset everything and it looks great, but my bibliography changes font halfway through. The citations all use Small Caps for ...
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Previewing bibliography entries on mouse-over of the PDF's citation links

I had the brilliant idea to have my generated PDF display the bibliography entry as a tooltip when someone hovers over the citation number with his/her mouse pointer. I found this question which ...
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“I found no \citation commands while reading myFile.aux”

I'm trying to compile myFile.tex, a program which draws on bibtex and biber \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[style=authoryear,backend=biber]{biblatex} ...
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what are pitfalls when using doi as bibtexkey?

A very common scheme for bibtexkeys is FirstauthornameYYYY like Bohr1922. This scheme is not well suited for collaborating in teams because of collisions (Bohr1922a vs. Bohr1922b if there were many ...
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Why does biber increase compilation time of pdflatex runs dramatically (factor 2.8!!)?

Since I am using biber, the compilation time for my document has increased dramatically. It's a dissertation with <300 pages and a full latexmk compilation suddenly needed 26 minutes which is not ...
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Compile error when using \bibliography: “can only use in preamble”

I have a main file and a references.bib file I want to use. The relevant code in my main file to my file is this: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{biblatex} ... \section{References} ...
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Empty reference slide in beamer

Help, my pdf displays an empty reference page. Here is my code. \documentclass[12pt, xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{} \usetheme{Goettingen} ...
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Open brace in BibTeX fields

How can I enter the following title (of an imaginary book) in a Bib(La)TeX entry: "How to use { in Bib(La)TeX?" BibTeX suggests that braces can be backslash-escaped, but both BibTeX processor and ...
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Citations in Beamer that don't line feed

This is what I wrote in example1.tex: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{newcent} \setbeamertemplate{bibliography entry title}{} \setbeamertemplate{bibliography entry location}{} ...
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Series Editor for InCollection

I need a "series editor" field to finish my record. I am using a @InCollection in my BibTeX file. Using the "note" field the name of the editor is put at the end of the record and I prefer the ...
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Lyx - hebrew titles (in bibtex) and hebrew text in document does not work

i am writing a thesis on israeli media in lyx, that means i have citations and newspaper articles (in bibtex) that are hebrew. both - writing in hebrew in the document and citing a hebrew source does ...
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Where does BibDesk store its BibTeX style sheets?

Where are the BibTeX style sheets that can be used by "Preferences -> TeX preview" in BibDesk? I would like to add my own.
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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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Change the lay-out of the bibliography

I just started a major project which presumably will grow up to 70 pages, including quite some for my bibliography. So I want that to look neat and orderly. Until now, I have been satisfied with the ...
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Cite a bibliography entry without making authors appear

I need to cite a bibliography entry on the text. I've got the following code: % packages included before begin document \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage{bibentry} \nobibliography* % citation inside ...
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Removing a character from custom natbib .bst output

Good evening, I'm having a hard time trying to modify a custom .bst provided by my university. The actual output looks like this: Büring, Daniel. (1992). Linking. Dekomposition - Theta-Rollen - ...
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Capitalization of bibentry with bold and colored text?

In my bibliography, I want the paper title to be capitalised, red, and bold. That's why my bibtex entries look like this: @inproceedings{2015-3, Author = {\textbf{James Bond}}, Booktitle = ...
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Dash sign in file .bib is double when compile it to pdf file

Why bibtext file: ... pages = "419-444", ... generates 419--444 for me in pdf?
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Style file is altering my citation key

I need to have a citation inside a chapter title like such: \chapter{blah blah \cite{key}} The style file that I have for following university formatting guides (found here) capitalizes titles and ...
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Change ieeetran bibliography to have two different author formats

I am working with BibTex. Currently I am using an edited version of the ieeetran.bst (http://www.dlsi.ua.es/wemis09/styles/IEEEtran.bst). I still need one more edit but I am currently not sure how to ...
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How to modify bibliography sorting with multibib?

I'm using multibib to generate a list of publications for my cv (using moderncv). The problem is that the entries are sorted alphabetically, whereas I'd like them to be sorted by year, with the newest ...
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Texmaker bibliography quick build

I'm starting to use bibTeX to help me with reference in Texmaker. I'm using apacite package and I finally made it work after a help from a Youtube video. But in order for my PDF document to be fully ...