{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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biblatex output like BibTeX's unsrt style

I use biblatex in order to have a bibliography per chapter. I tried chapterbib and bibtopic, but I did not succeed with the former and citations were not sorted with the latter. This what the ...
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Change of cj.bst sytle bibtex

I recently began to use Latex and bibtex. I would like to know, What I need doing to edit the cj.bst style (is the most closest style that I found to write my undergraduate career final project). I ...
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Changing output of the BibTeX style unsrt

I apologize because I'm a beginner and I would like to change the output of the unsrt bibliography style, but I can't found anything in 34th tag pages about BibTeX. Also, I tried with other styles but ...
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How to use multiple URLs for one bibtex reference?

I have used this BibTeX reference in my work @Misc{oai:CiteSeerPSU:562256, title = "Gerris: {A} Tree-Based Adaptive Solver For The Incompressible Euler Equations In Complex Geometries", ...
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How to write “ä” and other umlauts and accented letters in bibliography?

How to write in bibliography (package natbib) letter "a" with two dots above? Specially, I mean the word Birkhäuser. Is there a general rule or way how to write such umlauts or other accented letters ...
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Referencing to CD content

I am moving alot of appendix material to an attached CD with my report. I was wondering if there was a right or wrong way to reference to CD content. In this case how can this be accomplished? Would ...
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BibTex: Handling manuscripts

I have created bibliography project with books about dancing history: https://github.com/georgthegreat/dancebooks-bibtex It is a good practice (for manuscript entries) to add library, where this ...
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Consecutive references in BibTeX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it normal for BibTeX to replace similar author names with “------”? I have three consecutive BibTeX references where the authors list is same in all ...
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Dummy package for .bib files

When answering this question about CV reference lists I thought it would be helpful if there was a "dummy" bib file that I could include. Is there a package like lipsum or blindtext for bib files?
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Processing a BibTeX database based on entry type

Consider a BibTeX database (i.e. a .bib file), in which there are over 100 entries. Entry types are journal publications, conference publications, etc., all of which are published by some specific ...
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Avoiding dot in true single-character middle name (abbrv-style)

One of my co-author's name has the pattern "Aaaa B Ccccc", where (due to transcription from Chinese) the "B" is indeed a single character (part of the given name). Now BibTeX (in abbrv-style) likes to ...
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IEEEtran BibTeX Style - how to deactivate URLs?

I am using the following BibTeX style for my bibliography. \bibliographystyle{IEEEtran} \bibliography{IEEEabrv,references,thesis} This formats bibliography entries like this: , including a ...
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Bibliography and URLs in references

The functions in the end are defined in my .bst file. What they do is, when I add the field webpage={http://xxx.xxx.xxx...../} to a bibitem, it displays at the end of the reference in the ...
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Can't list bilibliography in order cited using ReVTeX 4.1

The journal I am submitting to requires the bibliography be listed in the order cited in the text. How can I do this with ReVTeX? I have tried different journal styles but can't get it to work. ...
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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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author order in plainnat

I typed in the preamble \usepackage[round]{natbib} \usepackage{cite} \newcommand{\bibfont}{times} Then at the end \bibliography{mybibfile}{} \bibliographystyle{plainnat} \nocite{*} In bib file I ...
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Bibtex ordering by appearence of the .bib file instead of the .tex file

I'm using TexMaker + BibTex + XeLaTeX and everything was fine, until I noticed that it was ordering the references by the .bib file order instead of the .tex file order. So it starts at [5] instead of ...
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Remove comma after title ending with questionmark

I am using a bit modified bibtex style but with quite common base. It is based on utphys 2.7 which is based on "IEEE Transactions bibliography style (29-Jan-88 version)" I'd like to remove comma ...
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IEEEtran bibliography style doesn't work [closed]

I'm using IEEEtran bibliography style, but for some reason it isn't working. My paper.tex file includes the most recent version of IEEEtran files, as follows: \bibliographystyle{IEEEtran} ...
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Problem in bibtex when using authordate1 bibliography style

I need to use the authordate1 style in my thesis. When I compile, it always shows a lot of errors from bibtex. My bibtex file is: @Book{ Card:1983:PHI:578027, author = "Stuart K. Card and Allen ...
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Tilde in author field changes S letter with Estonian babel

Bibtex generates fallowing code to bbl file. \bibitem{Bell_1964} J.~S. Bell, \enquote{On the {Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen} paradox,} Physics \textbf{1}. and similarly \bibitem{BellSpeakableAndNot} ...
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BibTeX generator for webpages [closed]

Is there any site/tool that get a web page URL and generate a BibTeX entry for it automatically. Zotero will do this after some steps, but I just use Opera and Zotero has not not an Opera-Extension ...
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Extending bibliography limit

I need to extend the limit for references in BibTeX, it won't let me go over 20 and if I do just comes up with a warning in the Console Output that there are undefined references even though I have ...
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8 or more authors with apacite does not show correctly in bibliography

I have seen from several sources that with apacite, entries with N authors -- where N>7 -- should have their authors listed as follows in the bibliography: author1, author2, author3, author4, ...
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BibTeX warning on extra title field

I am using TeXnicCenter and MiKTeX for compiling. I have the following BibTeX entry: @INPROCEEDINGS{cwang10, author={Cong Wang and Cuirong Wang and Ying Yuan}, booktitle={Cyber-Enabled Distributed ...
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How to modify bibliography style

I'm using natbib package and bibliography style jtbnew which I would like to modify in this way. Instead of having author's name and (year). I would prefer author's name and (year): For example ...
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Automatically arrange references in increasing number

I have \cite{b,c,a,d} which generates [2, 3, 1, 4]. Is it possible to automatically make them in increasing order without manually changing \cite{b,c,a,d} to \cite{a,b,c,d}. Any help and ...
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Comma sign in Bibliography [closed]

I am using \documentclass[a4paper 12pt]{article} and \bibliographystyle{unsrt} to write a report. The problem i am facing is that latex is not putting comma between the author names in my ...
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How to find out why \cite works on one computer while not on another computer when the same local files are present?

I am using the IEEE class and .bst style templates for .tex and .bib files. One my laptop the citations come out as question marks. At the university the \cite{} get compiled correctly. I have locally ...
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Biblatex: How can I get the label [BvB60] instead of [BB60] for an article by “Bach and van Beethoven (1760)”?

I'm using the alphabetic style of biblatex as follows: \usepackage[ style=alphabetic, maxcitenames=3, minnames=3, useprefix=true ]{biblatex} In the .bib-file, I have an entry: ...
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bibentry macro with ConTeXt

I am trying to get the \bibentry (bibtex) or \fullcite behavior with ConTeXt. My MnWE is: \setupbibtex[database={library},sort=author] \setuppublications[alternative=apa] \starttext ...
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Export of BibDesk articles

I am new to BibDesk and Latex. I was wondering if there is a faster way than exporting articles from BibDesk as a .bib file via the file -> export button to integrate those into latex? Isn't there any ...
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How to cite a license in BibTeX?

This is not really a technical question. However I am wondering how a license (like the GNU GPL) should be cited in BibTeX.
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Elsevier style citation for biblatex

I'm writing thesis and I'm forced to use citation format same as used Elsevier/ScienceDirect journals: [#] Authors: Title, Editors: Booktitle, Publisher, volume(number)(year), pages. ie.: ...
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Text before references, but after bibliography title with BibTeX

How can I put some introductory text before the references in BibTeX, but after the bibliography title? I have found some reference to \bibintro, but it does not compile. I have tried with a fake ...
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Updated AMA.bst file?

Dear LaTeX/BibTeX gurus, I have one final hurdle to overcome to satisfy my university's thesis editors: proper bibliography formatting. Throughout the entire process I simply declared ...
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Suppress abbreviated citation in list of references when using nocite

Dear TeX Exchange users, I'm converting a MS Word document to LaTeX and am using \nocite{*} to include a bibliography of references that are not cited within the .tex document using \cite, rather are ...
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Is it possible to split the bibliography into two different parts using BibTeX type definitions?

I have quite a lot of bibliography entries and I have to separate normal entries (e.g. @book, @article, etc.) from internet entries (@misc) due to formal requirements of my university. I know it's ...
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Placing a .bib file in a package folder - TeXWorks can't find it?

I have created a courses.bib database file for all my course litterature, which I have placed along with a package of mine named tlnames.sty that defines some related macros. The folder in which both ...
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Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations

I have a basic tex file and a bibliography which is exported from Mendeley However, when I want to cite in the author-year style, I get the error: Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible ...
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Bib sorting without author

This is what one of my sources looks like @misc{Madlena11, Author={Chavala Madlena}, Publisher={Guardian}, Title = {Telecomix: tech support for the Arab spring}, url = ...
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APA conform \bibentry in document's body using natbib

I would like to cite some bibentries in full text in the body of my document. @Gonzalo Medina provided a solution to an almost identical problem which is (marginally modified) shown below. ...
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Bibliography style unsrt.bst - volume bold

I am using the unsrt.bst bibliography style. The only thing I need to change is the volume into bold. I found this post Harvard agsm bibliography style no comma and bold volume and I changed { ...
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How to use HARVARD STYLE bibliography

I've just started using LaTeX in my assignments, and I've got some questions about the bibliography. This are the commands I am using at the moment: \bibliographystyle{amsplain} ...
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Additional references in BibTeX

I have a master BibTeX file that gets updated and maintained by BibDesk. I link to it from my TeX documents, but would sometimes like to add "on the fly" references without having to add these to ...
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Is there a program/script to check BibTeX files against compliance (e.g. APA style)? [closed]

Is there a program or a script to check BibTeX files against compliance against a standard (e.g. APA style)? For example, author with two initials should be stored with the two initials separated ...
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Bold of authors list changes style with bibtex

This is related to another question I had, but when I try to make an entire entry bold in my bilbiliography, it changes the format of the author list. I would like to be able to make only some ...
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Bibtex author name - unusual use case

I need to cite a paper whose author apparently wishes to be known as "A.James Hancock" (I changed the actual name). How do I get the abbrv style to produce that? I keep getting A.Hancock.
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How to change bibliographic style file (.bst) in case of entry with same authors

I'm using BibTeX for editing my references in a dissertation with the mcbride.bst style. According to the rules I have to write --- when I have a reference entry with the same authors, e.g. Author ...
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APA formatting and changing the parameters

So my teacher is being really picky with the APA formatting of my paper and I decided to use LaTeX to typeset my paper (currently its 21 pages). I used the package \usepackage[man]{apa} which has ...