{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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Controlling title , bibtex, using JabRef [duplicate]

I'm using Jabref to manage references. I use references both in English and German. % my Question \documentclass[12pt,twoside]{report}% Use this line for the print version of the thesis \...
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Automating order of citations within parenthesis

I'm using chicago style with natbib and am generally happy with the results. What I'm hoping for though is a way to automatically order the appearance of references within each parenthetical citation ...
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Jabref, fixing abbreviation for field

I'm using Jabref to manage referrences. I want to abbreviate pages to pp. or skip word (pages). %---- BibTeXsource --------------% Inproceedings @INPROCEEDINGS{Talaya2004, author = {Talaya, J. ...
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Reverse order of fields “note” and “url” for entry types “electronic” and “article” (biblatex)

I use biblatex for the table of contents with: \usepackage[bibstyle=authoryear, autocite=footnote, citestyle=authoryear-icomp, backend=biber]{biblatex} I have several entries with fields url and ...
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McGill Style for Legal Citation for Latex

I was curious if there was a style package for the Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation, 7th Edition, or affectionally known as the McGill citation style? I found LawTex, however it uses the ...
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Problem with sorting literature order by entry type (misc, book,…) in BiBTeX

EDIT: I edited a "main" file and I added a .bib file. I have problem with BibTeX - concretely with sorting literature order by entry type. The .cls file is HERE and .bst file is HERE. Error: ! ...
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Bibtex style using [Jones1900] style citations?

What is the simplest way to switch a LaTeX document, which makes use of bibtex, to citations including the full author name? I'm currently using amsalpha.bst and the citation is [Jon00]. I'd prefer ...
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Well-maintained BibTeX Databases

Looking for properly formatted BibTeX citations for articles or books can be tedious. I used to use the functionality from Google Scholar, but found that for many cases the BibTeX files are poorly ...
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Should I move to biber? Should I move to biblatex?

I've been using LaTeX and BibTeX since 1985. Over the past year or so I've noticed that a lot of the examples I'm finding online are using biblatex, a nearly complete reimplementation of BibTeX in ...
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How to create a citation graph using Bibtex and XML

I would like to include a citation graph for all the citations in my bibliography. My question is how to parse the graph file (in XML format), replacing the \cite{...} keys with the correct number ...
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Lowercase in \citet{}, uppercase in \citep{}

My institute's format standards require that author's name in \citet{} citations should appear with first letter in uppercase, whereas in \citep{}, all letter should be in uppercase. For example: \...
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Add text after bibliography list

I have created my bibliography with Bibtex. I want to add a one-lined sentence after the items. How can I do that?
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Help with disappearing bibliography [closed]

I have a strange problem with the bibliography (I use bibtex) for latex (to compile I use TexniCcenter 2.0 beta, but the problem remain even if I compile with Texworks or winedt). I am writing a ...
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Author-year citation with natbib and Springer's spbasic bibliography style

I found many solutions to similar problems here, but I still cannot solve this one: I'm using Springer's template like this: \documentclass[twocolumn, natbib]{svjour3} \usepackage{graphicx} \...
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Edit bibliography style of bibtex

I am trying to edit the bibliography style in the references when using bibtex. I would like to edit so that articles in the references appears as: Tenn Raa, T., Chakraborty, D. and Small, J. 1984....
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Achemso superscript for numbered bib

I am not all that experienced in using the achemso style package. I am trying to prepare an article for Environmental science & research. They want the references as super-scripted numbers in the ...
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How to cite articles from a well known website

I would like to cite articles and the specific authors from well known websites. My problem is that I would also like to include the website info in the citation. For example I am citing an article ...
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How to specify an entry for a book where no author is given

I'm using biblatex. I want to store an entry in my .bib file that has the following semantics: It refers to a book as a whole The book contains articles from different authors The book itself has no ...
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How to remove comma and “and” before institutional last author after compiling BibTeX

I have the following BibTeX entry: @article{pubmed18800157, author = {Heng, T.S. and Painter, M.W. and Immunological Genome Project Consortium}, title = {The {I}mmunological {G}enome {P}...
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Non-English in-text citation

I have changed the language setting in my lyx document to Danish but my in-text citations still read e.g. (Jones and Jones, 2013) and not (Jones og Jones, 2013) which would be the Danish equivalent. ...
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Texstudio: BibTeX can't open .bib file [closed]

I have tried searching for two consecutive days, and read multiple treads, but no one seems to answer my question exactly. I am using MiKTeX 2.9, TeXstudio and Jabref 2.9. Here is a minimal code ...
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How to denote a “work in progress” in BibTeX [closed]

What is the correct way to reference in BibTeX an article that has no title yet? All the information I have right now is a list of authors (not even certain), a year (perhaps), and the knowledge of ...
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“Undefined control sequence” error when compiling bibliography with math symbols in the title [duplicate]

I am writing a paper/report using a LaTex template which uses document class scrreprt and natbib as its bibliography package. However, I'm having trouble with one of my citations which has a math ...
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BibTeX warning that optional fields are empty

I've got the following .bib file (Material.bib): @manual{GHCUserGuide, author = {The GHC Team}, title = {The Glorious Glasgow Haskell Compilation System User's Guide}, number = {7.6.3}, ...
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How do I change the number of authors listed in the References section? [duplicate]

I'm using bibtex and apj.bst. I'm citing a paper that has about 40 authors. In the text, it's cited properly as Author1 et al. but in the references section, all 40 are listed. Is there an easy way ...
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Can one generate a bib tag from the entry's title instead of from the author?

currently I am using alpha as bibliography style. In my case it would make much more sense to generate the short form from the title. At the moment for some autors (which are companies, because I ...
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Consolidate BibTeX crossrefs into new .bib file

I have three BibTeX files set up: main.bib, which contains all the main reference entries for papers. These use crossref to reference entries in... crossrefs.bib which contains all the details of ...
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Using \citep{} leads to “! Missing \endcsname inserted.” error

When I am trying to compile my document I get the following error ! Missing \endcsname inserted. if there's a ":" in my cite key. This is my MWE: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside]{article} \...
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Chapterwise bibliographies at the section level in ToC

I use chapterbib and bibtex for my thesis (no natbib, as it interferes with the class file). The chapter wise bibliographies are listed at the chapter level in the ToC. How can I get it to position at ...
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Getting Rid of Comma before 'and' in Authors' Names

The skeleton of my article looks like \documentclass[10pt, twoside]{article} \title{An Example} \author{S. Barman Roy} \begin{document} .... \bibliographystyle{unsrt} \bibliography{library} \end{...
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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 ...