{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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Installing new .bst files

I am having trouble changing bibliography styles. I have the elsarticle package in the following directory: C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.9\tex\latex\elsarticle. Inside of this directory is the file ...
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Citations rendered as 'Bloggs et al. (1999,1999)', not 'Bloggs et al. (1999a,b)' [closed]

I have two multi-author references that have the same senior author, but differ in the junior authors; BibTeX renders this citation in the text as 'Bloggs et al. (1999,1999)'. It should of course ...
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Bibliography is not order by appearance

I have my document with my .bib. My problem is that I can't figure it out how can I do to have the numbers of the references ordered by appearance. For instance when I cite \cite{website:Victhom} it ...
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Bibliography not compiling

I have a latex file for my dissertation wherein I include several chapters. Everthing (\ref, figures) compiles file except my bibliography. Scouring the internet does me no help as this seems to be ...
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Use content of keyword field of a bibtex entry to build an index when using biblatex

I built a reading list with biblatex with a - very - long list of court decisions. The list is built using \nocite{*} once, and then \printbibliography (actually, several \printbibliographys using ...
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URL field inherited despite separate cross reference item

The following code produces a list of references that contains the URL three times. I use crossreferencing to save space. Is there a way to get rid of the URL in the entries that refere to a main ...
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Adjust margins for BibTeX using LyX

I'm working on my thesis. Most of the new chapters etc start with a 2" margin on the first page. However, the Bibliography is supposed to start with an 1" margin. I left the document's default margins ...
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biblatex won't compile with XeLaTeX and print bibliography

I have been testing out biblatex to get more control over the bibliography format that you get from BibTeX. Therefore I have been trying to get this to compile. The problem is that bibliography does ...
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How to make citations appear within square brackets [ ] instead of parentheses ( )?

I'm using a this freely downloadable latex class file and the style is set to \bibliographystyle{ieeetr}. But when I cite something with \cite{} I get it inside (). For example I get it as abc et ...
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LyX: author-year not compatible with natbib package with custom bst

I have a problem with LyX and citation. I would like to use the option Natbib : Author-Year to display the citation like "(Gebel et al., 2009)" but I keep getting the error author-year not compatible ...
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Jabref: can it export a subset of the bibliography in BibTeX format?

Jabref supports exporting the selected entries in different formats, but I wonder if it can actually export to BibTeX format. It is useful to select some of the references to create a smaller database ...
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Make volume bold in custom bibliography style .bst

Since I could not find the style that met my teacher's requirements for the bibliography I have to do, I created my own bst with latex makebst on my mac. I had chosen to make the volume bold but it ...
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How to modify apalike.bst to have a colon (:) instead of period (.) after “author (year)”?

I already modified apalike.bst to some of my needs, but I can't find this one -- which part do I have to change to have it include a colon after "author (year)" instead of a period .? (I am using ...
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@webpage fields in BibTeX

For a BibTeX @webpage entry, what fields are mandatory, and what fields are optional? I've tried to Google for an absolute reference for this, but can't seem to locate one.
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Comma at the end of last BibTeX field

A BibTeX entry looks like @entry_type{internal_key, field_1 = "value_1", field_2 = "value_2", ... field_n = "value_n" } I've seen examples that put a comma after "value_n". Is there any ...
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While using Literature references in LyX provided by BibDesk on Mac OS 10.8 capital letters are getting confused

On my Mac I am working with BibDesk to manage my literature references in LyX. Everything works just fine. Except for the following. In BibDesk I added a certain book with a german title in which ...
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Titles in my bibliography are lower-case [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: BibTeX loses capitals when creating .bbl file Transforming the .bib file to get upper cases When using the LaTeX bibliography feature, all titles are in lower-case ...
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How to write a bibtex style for my university?

My university uses Harvard UTS referencing system. I have to write an engineering report and my references are more than 50. I think if I do all 50 references by hands, it takes too much time. So I ...
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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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natbib, et al by more than one author

I've got some problems with my bibliography style Code: \usepackage[square]{natbib} \usepackage[english,ngerman{babel} \begin{document} \chapter{Einleitung} Text..... \citep{Marley2009} ...
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Umlauts in a JabRef managed BibTeX file and file encoding

When I have Umlauts in my BibTex file then I learned that it should be inserted as H{\"o}ckel The problem with this approach is, that inside the JabRef preview or when I export the database to e.g. ...
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Manipulating Bibtex reference fields [closed]

I need to use a specific format for my reference lists for my publications, however, I don't really understand how I can manipulated BibTeX to do what I want. I am trying to get the following format: ...
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Prevent BibTeX from printing the “and” word before final author's name

I'd like BibTeX to print authors' names in the following fashion: S. Bouabdallah, A. Noth, R. Siegwart For that to happen, according to what I've read already, the .bib code should look like below: ...
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How to customize a .bst bibliographic style created with custom-bib for dealing with entries with no year and/or no author

I am using natbib with author-year-like cites style and with a custom references style (a .bst file) that I created with custom-bib. That style file for references is also author-year oriented, of ...
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How can I alter the ieeetr bib style to add brackets to the year?

I'm trying to change the bibliography from this: [40] B. Jeziorski and H. Monkhorst, “Coupled-cluster method for multideterminantal reference states,” Physical Review A, vol. 24, no. 4, p. 1668, ...
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Printing a single bibtex entry as enumeration item

I have a bibliography in BibTeX. However I need to report the most important literature I have written thus far. These three entries must be presented in the enumeration environment. Of course one ...
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dash instead of repeated author name

I am using the natbib package with a bibliography style very similar to humannat. I would like to get a long dash instead of the full author name in multiple references where the author is the same. I ...
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Preserve line breaks/newlines when parsing bib file with biber

Since the answer to the original question is "This is not possible", my new question is: How do I write a shell script, in which I can define the original bib file, the fields in which new line ...
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Titles are lowercased in bibliography [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Transforming the .bib file to get upper cases I'm new to LatTeX and so far I'm happy with it. I'm using MiKTeX. In the bibliography section, the titles of @inproceedings ...
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Remove italics style in bibliography, use only upright font shape

I have a question on the font style of the bibliography. My references use italics for book titles. Is there any command I can set to make sure all text in the bibliography is in one style only, ...
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Multiple Bibliographies: Wrong bib-files [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Multiple bibliographies I am working on the tex file for a journal in which several articles will be published. I created a Master tex file, let's call it master.tex, ...
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Natbib \citet style: move optional argument outside bracket

I am trying to use bibtex+natbib to deal with the citations in my thesis. Some citations are of the style \citet{author_year} and work as expected. However, when I use \citet[pXX]{author_year}, then ...
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authors being left out in one bibliography entry

In the bibliography, I have an entry whose authors names get replaced by a long dash whenever I change the style from plain to savetrees: \bibliographystyle{savetrees} \bibliography{all} Here is an ...
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revtex-4.1 no bibliography

I have exactly the same problem as: Trouble generating bibliography in LaTeX using Revtex 4, but there is no solution :// Does someone know how to solve it? My os is gentoo-linux, I have installed ...
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Superscripts in bibliography with bibtex

Is there a bibliography style (I'm using bibtex) that works with article class where the numbers appear as superscripts and also numbered as they appear in the text (as in unsrt)? I read some related ...
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Publications not showing up using moderncv

I'm new to LaTeX, so I might be making a very simple mistake, but I can't seem to get my publications to show up on my CV. I'm using the moderncv and multibib packages and MiKTeX. Here's a simplifi: ...
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Do spaces in \cite make a difference?

I just found the hard way that it matters. For example, \cite{aref, bref} is different from \cite{aref,bref} Notice the space after the comma in first one. If it does matter, this looks real ...
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Parenthesis style in bibtex citation

I am using LyX with bibtex and natbib for my citations. However, for some reason when I create the pdf, the citation comes out as Author [year] instead of Author (year). Is there a way to change the ...
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BibTeX and Jabref

I have a bib file in Jabref. Once the .tex file is compiled, the bibliography section appears but it is all empty. Here is an example of my .tex file: \documentclass[a4paper,oneside,11pt]{book} ...
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How to reference a patent with BibTeX?

What is the best entity to use with BibTeX in order to reference a patent or patent application?
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Bibtex fails: Process exited with error(s) [closed]

So, I just installed the latest TeX Live manually from the website on an Ubuntu 11.10 64bit. I left every path on the default one, I installed all the packages. Then I installed the latest version of ...
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Create a register of persons with biblatex

How can I create a register of persons who are mentioned in my PDFLaTeX document? I want to write The screwdriver was turned by \person[Mr.]{Miller}. The screwdriver was turned by M. Miller. ...
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Improving a workflow for importing BibTeX citations

I am hoping to draw upon the expertise of other LaTeX/BibTeX user to help improve a common workflow of mine. Currently, I download and import BibTex citations from the likes of ...
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Bibtex problem: It doesn't always work [closed]

My BibTeX just does not work after a certain citation. After this citation, every one is a question mark. @book{digital, author = {J.G.Proakis}, title = {Digital Transmission}, year = {2001}, ...
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Statistics about your bibtex database

Does somebody know how can you do some data mining of your Bibtex database? For example, some statistics about the number of papers per journal, author or year; stuff like that. Is there a tool or a ...
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Quote an inproceedings title in unsrtnat

I am using unsrtnat.bst, but I need entries of type inproceedings to have their title quoted. The title line is: format.title "title" output.check I found a 'quote' function in another .bst file ...
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BibTeX references problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Question mark instead of citation number I tried to add an existing BibTeX bibiography to my LyX document; it works fine when I add citations inside my document. But ...
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How do I cite websites in vancouver style using bibtex

I have seen some people suggest note = {\url{http://example.com/}} howpublished= {\url{http://example.com/}} This works to a point but I need to explicitly say stuff like "[online]" and I cannot ...
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How to cite a multi-volume book of collected works with BibTeX?

I would like to cite a particular volume within a multi-volume book that is the collected works of some author. The collected works were edited by an editor. I am using a custom .bst file that I ...
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Bibtex and scrlttr2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using BibTeX with letter class My goal is to write a letter using the scrlttr2 package including some references using the \cite{} and the \bibliography{} commands. For ...