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Proper Bibliography Style

I am writing a paper with IEEE conference document class a skeleton of which is shown below. \documentclass[conference, a4paper]{IEEEtran} \begin{document} \bibliographystyle{IEEEtran} \bibliography{...
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What is the correct way to signal the end a LaTeX command?

I am writing a LaTeX export feature for my database. To this end, I am doing a symbol-by-symbol transformation of special characters in latin-1 text fields to LaTeX macros, such as _ to \_, ~ to \...
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BibTeX (TeX Live 2013) doesn't escape & in url

BibTeX (TeX Live 2013 on ubuntu) doesn't escape the & specifically in urls. The % escapes but not &. For example I have the following reference: @article{benson1975, title = {The ...
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Shortcut to compile the .tex and .bib in one go with Texmaker?

As known, Texmaker requires the user to PDFLaTeX first, then BibTeX, and then PDFLaTeX twice. This is really tedious. Is there any shortcut that allows me to do it in one go? Update: Some say that ...
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Problems in Generating the Reference List with TexMaker

I have my .tex file as follows: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{natbib} % for the bibliography \begin{document} A much longer \LaTeXe{} example was written by Gil~\cite{label1}. \...
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Place a bibtex entry mid-document [duplicate]

I am writing a contributions page of my thesis and thus I would like to use the referencing system built into LaTeX to format a few journal entries. Is there anyway to place individual BibTeX entries ...
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Undefined citations using ACS example files [duplicate]

I'm trying to prepare a document based the American Chemical Society manuscript sample files, available here under the 'Standard submission option'. However, when I compile the unmodified achemso-demo....
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BibTeX to endnote bibliography

I was working with a software called KNIME and I needed to cite this software for, the citation provided by the website is in the BibTeX format. @INPROCEEDINGS{BCDG+07, author = {Michael R. Berthold ...
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How to suppress Warning--empty author Message?

I am citing the IEEE-754 standard and it doesn't have an author. However, when I generate my PDF, the tool I am using (texnixcenter) provides a warning that there is no author. I would like to know ...
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How to line-break cites correctly (hanging-over problem)?

while using Bibtex, I experienced an frustrating issue with line-breaks on cites in my block text. I have chosen to use the following bibtex implementation: \bibliographystyle{plain} \bibliography{...
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Bib entry with urldate but no year uses the year of urldate as year [duplicate]

Hi i have the following bibliographic entry: @misc{Wikipedia, author = {Wikipedia}, title = {{Software performance testing}}, url = {http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Software\_performance\_testing\#Load\...
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`Missing } inserted' when apacite is loaded; no error when it's not loaded

I'm writing a thesis, and want to use the APA citation style. I've installed the apacite package. Possibly incorrectly, but TeXworks does not give any errors concerning the package. It does give ...
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biblatex - content of .bib-file breaks biblatex [closed]

TeX Live 2013, last update was on 2013-08-20 biblatex uses biber I am experiencing a weird and terrible problem: I think the content of my .bib-file breaks biblatex/biber. When I run my biblatex ...
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Biber: get it working, cite-keys but no bibliography

After searching for a few days now I'm getting closer but I still can't get a bibliography (APA) in my Latex document. I'm using biber in texworks on mac os 10.8.4. After running pdflatex - biber - ...
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Memoir class and Bibtex

I have biblio.bib: @article{XX, title={{Title}}, author={Author}, journal={Journal Title}, volume=1, number=11, pages={1-2}, year=1666 } And myfile.tex \documentclass[oneside]{memoir} \...
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How can I use [Author Year] like new ACM Style?

I'm use the TeX ACM Style in my thesis: \bibliographystyle{acm} \bibliography{Anderson_EQM} And cite references using \cite{}, but it's different of the new ACM style: [Number] instead [Author ...
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BibTeX Citation Style

My goal is to have citations of the style [Newspaper Name] or [Newspaper Name, year] Either is fine, and the difference between having square brackets vs parenthesis is negligible. Currently I ...
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Reference an Organization on Bibtex

I have a quick question on how to reference organizations that contain more than one word. For example, I am using this syntax, @misc{Directive2010, address = {Brussels}, author = {European ...
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How can one validate a bib file?

How do you validate the correctness of your BiBTeX files? By validate I mean mainly: Duplicated keys, and maybe also duplicated entries Make sure that all the mandatory fields of each entry (...
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How to make BibTeX concatenate sub-strings in the same entry

For the BibTeX entry as below booktitle = {Decision and Control, 1999. Proceedings of the 38th IEEE Conference on}, How to make BibTeX automatically concatenate the sub-string of "Decision and ...
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Problems in suppressing “series” field

I can't manage to suppress the field "series" with biblatex. I get the error: ERROR: Package keyval Error: series undefined. This is my code: \usepackage[ backend=bibtex, series=false, ...
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How do I completely remove bibliography

I am writing an internal company document in LaTeX (class report) and I do not want to have any citations, references or bibliography section. If I just omit the \bibliographystyle, the LaTeX compiler ...
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Forcing bibliography order

I've a bibliography which include websites. I want to have an alphabetical sort. Thus I use the plain style which do the job great. The problem is websites are less important than others references ...
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Problem with multiple languages in BibTeX

I'm new here. I'm typing my Thesis and I'm using two languages (Spanish, English). This is my code: \documentclass[hidelinks,letterpaper,titlepage,12pt,oneside,spanish,final]{report_eie} \usepackage[...
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Why website link doesn't show in bibliography

I don't know why the bib reference of website link does not show up. Any solutions? Thanks. @article{brunet2005grant, title={Grant funding to state and local governments and systematic assessment ...
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Customizing references style

I plan to submit a paper to ICVL. Their reference of itspaper template has the following sample. Is it possible to render this structure in LaTeX? 4 References 4.1 Books: Bergman, B. and Klefsjö, B....
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BibTeX (plain) consistency mystery with @inproceedings entries

I've been using BibTeX (with the plain.bst bibliography style) for years. Today I noticed something odd: Publisher information is laid out in two quite inconsistent styles, depending on whether an ...
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Customize bibliography style with natbib

Using the code below, my bibliography looks like this . How do I force LateX to: Put the authors in alphabetical order by last name (eg. Basdevant and then Hall) Put the last name of the first ...
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BibTeX cannot find .bib file

I am using TeXworks version 0.4.5 with MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit on Windows 7. When I try to typeset the code \documentclass{amsart} \begin{document} Blah blah \cite{grimm} \bibliographystyle{plain} \...
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LaTeX, quoting same author without numbering [closed]

I am finishing a thesis and my bibstyle troubles me. I could not find an answer to following the question: How can I remove the automatic numbering (a, b, c, d...) of the same author quoted several ...
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How to cite data?

Data can be cited. Citeable data has fully persistent DOI's that link to recognised data repositories. This ensures that the data used in scientific publications can be obtained and re-used in the ...
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Name order in “elsarticle-num-names” bib style [closed]

With the following document class: \documentclass[12pt]{report} and the following bib file and style: \bibliographystyle{elsarticle-harv} \bibliography{References} or \bibliography{IEEEfull,...
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Problem with Refsection

I can't seem to get the reference within my {refsection}. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \newcommand{\myparagraph}[1]{\paragraph{#1}\mbox{}\\} \usepackage[ backend=bibtex, isbn=false, ...
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BibTeX style like [Jones90]?

Is there a "standard" BibTeX style which is like 'alpha' in all other respects but uses first author surname, (preferably) 2-digit year keys, so a citation for "Jones, Smith and Other" would show up ...
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firstname lastname for additional authors in BibTeX

I am still struggling with the de gruyter citation style. I know that I can produce one from scratch with tex makebst, but I have one that is almost working and I had to make a lot of funny changes, ...
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In \bibliographystyle{alpha}, can I sort references by the first author's last name instead of by the marker?

I'm creating a bibliography using \bibliographystyle{alpha}. Consider the following three references. [Gab72] Peter Gabriel... [GJ09] Paul G. Goerss and John F. Jardine... [GR92] Peter ...
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Adjusting longnamesfirst to use et. al. on first occurence with more than 3 authors

I am making final adjustments to my thesis, ensuring that I am using the correct citation rules etc. Now it turns out I need to use all the authors' names in a citation on the first occurrence, as ...
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help with Bibtex and TeXshop

Hi I've just switched from PC to Mac and I'm having a bear of a time getting TeXShop or TeXWorks to recognize my .bib or .bst files. I've tried a bunch of things suggested on the web, including here (...
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No comma between journal name and journal number

De Gruyter requires no comma between journal name and journal number. So rather than Bird, Steven, and Klein, Ewan 1994 Phonological analysis in typed feature systems. Computational Linguistics, 20 ...
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bibTeX + Kile + mageia (KDE) = error?

I can't get the bibliography printed in the final pdf after I compile the main.tex file with pdfLaTeX in Kile. I'm using Mageia OS with a KDE desktop environment. This is the error I get when I try to ...
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Problem with natbib and “To appear” and “In Preparation”

The following citations produce a text that reads Meier (To Appear,I) although the .aux file contains the right information: \relax \citation{a,c} \bibdata{SM} \bibcite{c}{{1}{In Preparation}{{Meier}...
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Cite multiple references with Bibtex? [duplicate]

So I use bibtex and I have set my \bibliographystyle to be unsrt. I want Latex to render something like this: ref [1]-[5] support this claim. but if i write: \cite{x1} - \cite{x5} blah blah ...
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Showing bibtex article entry “number” with revtex

I am using revtex4-1 and BibTeX to create a bibliography. Most entries in my bib file shows up fine, but I am having troubles with two journals, Cosmology and astroparticle physics and Living Reviews ...
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dealing with strange characters in a bib file

I use mendeley to generate my bib file so I have a very large list of items (3000+) and since mendeley collects the bibliography information sometimes from the pdf file, there may be errors and ...
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Override default cite tooltip

I'm trying to add a tooltip to each inline citation. So far I've almost got it working using pdfcomment: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[colorlinks=true]{hyperref} \usepackage{pdfcomment} \...
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annotating co-first author in bibliography [closed]

Using either biblatex or bibtex, is there an accepted way of including a "co-first-author" footnote or annotation (for the purposes of a CV)?
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Author-year citation with self-generated Natbib-Style, Lyx [closed]

I have generated a bib-style for Lyx using the terminal (bib.bst) and am using it in Lyx 2.0.3 with JabRef, natbib and author-year citation. Everything works great, only now in citations I don't get ...
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Bibliography in LaTeX [duplicate]

I am writing my thesis with LaTeX. I use TeXStudio MikTeX and JabRef for this purpose. I am putting couple of figures from references in the literature review chapter which is chapter 2. I have also ...
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Spanish references and bibliography

I'm using the following commands for my bibliographical stile in TexMaker: \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{econometrica} \bibliography{<referencias>} I'd like to know How to modify ...
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Tooltips compatible with Mac OS X preview.app

I would like to achieve hover-over tooltips for bibtex entires as mentioned in this previous question, but all solutions (e.g. involving cooltooltips, fancytooltips) do not seem to be compatible with ...