{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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Issue with Springer spbasic

I'm using natbib for an article to be published in a Springer journal. These are their official TeX/bibtex styles, which include a tex template and some bibtex/natbib styles. If I use ...
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Problem compiling LaTeX file created on Linux [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “\Ualgocf@original@chapter” undefined when using algorithm2e with natbib I have a TeX file created on Linux, and I'm trying to compile it on Mac OS X but I'm ...
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How to use a non-ASCII character, such as a Greek letter, in bibtex?

This is the title of the journal article: Verification of a sliding window protocol in µCRL and PVS. This is the bibtex file for the same: @article{journals/fac/BadbanFGPP05, added-at = ...
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Abbreviating text within a reference

IEEE conferences want references which abbreviate certain words, like: International -> Int. Conference -> Conf. etc... I realize that IEEEabrv.bib provides similar functionality, but that ...
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Adding numbers to references with authoryear citation style

My document is based on the report class. I am using custom bibtex style file generated through makebst for my thesis and the citation style I need is authoryear. The references are to be sorted ...
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Problem with Springer bibliography style

I am writing a paper to a Springer journal and I am trying to use their \bibliographystyle{spbasic} However, instead of the number of the reference in the list of references I get something as: ...
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Literature -search for reference -details such as Author, Title, Year, Type and Publisher? Ready exporting to Bibtex?

TexNicCenter has a Literature -search but it does not work. Suppose I write a number-theoretic -paper and a reference is a book but I cannot remember its publication details such as Author, Year and ...
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Citing Wikipedia with APA Formatting and BibTeX

Wikipedia's entry on citing Wikipedia says that APA formatting requires that their page on plagiarism be formatted as: Plagiarism. (n.d.). In Wikipedia. Retrieved August 10, 2004, from ...
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lyx bibliography citation style

I create a .bib file @article {HanKumar2011, author = {Han, Bing and Kumar, Alok}, title = {Speculative Retail Trading and Asset Prices}, journal = {Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis ...
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How do I remove the blank line between citations using the achemso package?

I'm using the achemso package (but not the achemso class) to format my citations, but would like to remove the blank line between citations. Here is a MWE demonstrating my current output: ...
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How to generate hard-coded latex (insert bibtex and references)

I have written a paper in LaTeX using Bibtex for my citations (I use \citep{} and \citet{} in the text) and of course referencing tables, equations and figures using \ref{}. Unfortunately the journal ...
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How to avoid empty 'thebibliography' environment (bibtex) if there are no references?

I have a general and central preamble for a lot of similar-style documents (several dozens) and most of the documents have a Bibliography at the beginning, so I call \bibliographystyle{alphadin} ...
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Name of authors in the references is replaced by a dashed line [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it normal for BibTeX to replace similar author names with “------”? I am compiling a latex file and the some papers in the references section do not have ...
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Not generating the .aux for the bibliography to run

I'm trying to generate my bibliography and, for what I read, I need to run my main.tex, then bib.aux and then, again main.tex twice, right? I have created my .bib file and the name on the ...
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How to automatically include PDFs from my bib file

I use the BIB list generated by Mendeley, with contains an item called "file" with the path to the PDF of each entry. I need to generate a compilation of papers and I would like to do it ...
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What will replace the .bib file? [closed]

The .bib file feels like a bit of a hacked together kludge. I mean, it works, but it ain't pretty, and it has some odd limitations. It feels like a replacement, built from the ground up to make the ...
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TeXworks linux vs windows

I have some documents that require extensive use of BibTeX files, and on the windows version of TeXworks there is the possibility of running pdflateX+MakeIndex+BibTeX, which is not present in the ...
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Suppress field using chicago bibliography style

I am using the natbib package and chicago style to create my reference list. Some of the references in the bib file contain a field called "note" which is printed if I use the following: ...
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how to cite legal cases in BibTeX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the proper way to cite a legal document? Does anyone know the proper formatting for citing a legal case in BibTeX? Say for example that I want to cite Brown v. ...
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Exporting database with Zotero so urls will be exported to bibtex with \url command

When exporting a database or collection within Zotero to BibTeX, a URL will not be enclosed with the \url command, thus rendering links not clickable in Lyx when hyperref enabled. Is it possible to ...
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Error: “Log File not found! ” when running .bib file [closed]

I'm using TextMaker. This is my first time using bibtex. I tried a simple example found in forums where I created a .bib file and ofcourse a .tex file. Problem occurred when I tried to run my bib ...
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How to only cite references by a certain author [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: biblatex: separating publications of a specific author in the bibliography I have a BibTeX file that includes my own publications as well as many others. I'd like to use ...
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JabRef - Is there a plugin or a way to mark entries as “printed” by shortkey? [closed]

I am new to JabRef, therefore searched for this feature already, but could not find any hint to it. So maybe here someone knows how I could quickly mark my entries as printed Basicly it would be ...
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amsalpha-like bibtex style with manual labels

I want to do amsalpha style citation with BibTeX, except that I want to have manual control over the key/labels (e.g., [ABC09]). Is there an option for this?
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alpha bibliography issue with accents [closed]

I'm using classicthesis. In my bibliography.bib file I have an author like this: @Book{m, author = {M\'endez, blah blah}, title = {Title 1}, publisher = {aaa}, year = {2006} } @Book{m2, author ...
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Bibtex references, citing from same reference but different page [closed]

I am using TeXnicCenter, Miktex 2.9 and have BibTeX for using references (bibliographystyle{achemso}). I am writing my master thesis and I would like to refere to the same reference, but with ...
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How to use @STRING variables in the note field of a .bib file?

I defined a @STRING in my .bib file as follows: @STRING{mytext = {Last accessed: }} This is an entry in the bibliography. @ARTICLE{knuth:1974, author = {Knuth, Donald E.}, title = {{C}omputer ...
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How to add page numbers to APA citations in ConTeXt?

I have created a basic document with APA citations using the course code for creating bibliographies in MK IV in APA format, as found at the ConTeXt garden: ...
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change bibtex referencing

How would I alter the bibtex referencing format in the references section from: Author. Journal. volume. Year to be: Author. Year. Journal... I cannot seem to find a command that changes the ...
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include accents in bibtex file

How would I include the following name into a Bibtex document: J\ddot{a}rvinen This returns an error saying that you cannot use mathmode in this file. How would I alter this?
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show urls only for webpages using bibtex and urlbst

I used urlbst package to modify a .bst file for URL inclusion. All worked good, but if I want the url only for the webpages, how should i modify the .bst? From what I read the response should be in ...
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How can I number the references in a bibliography irrespective of their order of appearance in a document?

I'm putting together a linguistics bibliography using lsalike.bib and lsalike.sty. I'm generating it by using \nocite{*} and would like the references to be numbered (but kept in the usual order). ...
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Romanian fonts in `bibtex`

I need romanian characters ş and ţ in citations. For this I updated chicago style (chicago.bst file) and for et. al. i replaced: first " ş.a. " but i got ?.a. instead second " \cb{s}.a." but i get ...
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Elementary introduction to creating BibTeX styles?

Are there any good introductory references for the syntax to create a BibTeX style (.bst) file, whose ease of reading is closer to an introductory text for a programming language than to a formal ...
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Dual form in bibtex style file

I'm writing a thesis in my language that, apart from singular and plural forms, has the dual form. I'm using bibtex and I'm having problems with translating the .bst style properly to support the dual ...
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Bluebook support in Latex?

I need to write a paper conforming with the blue book standards. Has there been any move on creating packages that support blue book-style formatting and citations? Or should I get ready to do a ...
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`bibtex` conference item?

I would like to write a document with the list of all scientific publications : articles / book / oral communications ... I store all my bibliography with bibtex, thus there is no problem for ...
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Missing $ inserted issue

Trying to get my dissertaion sorted (due in a few hours) and I keep getting this error: ! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ l.190 ... pp. 225--236, ...
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Prevent ibid tracking in natbib

I want to prevent natbib from replacing a list of author names by a long dash, which is the default behavior for citations with the same authors. Why? Because I'm using \bibentry to place full ...
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Effects of removing chapter field from bibliographic entry

I have two questions, I am using Bibtex and Harvard style for my bibliography, everything works really good except from two things, @InBook{Intro2, author = {Yong, J.}, title = {Recent Developments ...
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BibTeX & TexMakerX 2.2 SVN

Why i get the error below with this settings? I use: TexMakerX 2.2 SVN TeXLive 2012 Windows \documentclass{book} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \usepackage[babel]{csquotes} ...
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Is it possible to search for bibtex citations in Lyx

In LyX, is it possible to search for a citation I've already inserted by BibTex key? I'm inserting references from a BibTex file using Insert -> Citation. For example, I would like to find all the ...
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Exception for bibliography style

I am using Jabref to generate my bibliography (overall style apacite) and would like to have these two entries in the bibliography as British Library, Title of Manuscript notes XYZ, Asia and Africa ...
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How to change name separator in bibtex-generated bibliography to a different language

When I run BibTeX, it generates in entries with several authors something like this: Winfried Just and Martin Weese. If you write a text in a different language, I suppose it is more customary to ...
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Can downloaded citations be used directly?

I am using plain bibliography style and I found the citations that I downloaded from IEEE Xplore quite self-contradicting... In the block quote below is a really bad example that I have encountered: ...
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Using .bib files for bibliographies

When using references in my document, I'm used to having a central .bib file from which I pull all my references (using \bibliography{path/to/bibfile}) and then let the journal's .bst file do the ...
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adjusting a constant in a *.bst file (plainurl.bst)

I am using plainurl.bst style, Miktex 2.8, pdflatex to generate a pdf file. It gives explicitly the URL of my bib file. I would like to get this link attached to the title (i.e. embedded below the ...
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BibTeX month format

Please i'd like to display the month in French in the pdf, have you an idea ? @Misc{url-site, key = {site}, title = {\textit{site}}, month = jun, year = {2012}, howpublished = {URL: ...
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modifying .aux output \bibdata, using biblatex/bibtex8 with a build directory

I want to use biblatex and I get got an error when using bibtex8 (or other backend, doesn't matter). I already identified the problem: I am using a 'build' direcotry. So my file stucture is: ...
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Change BibTeX's language

I am writing a document in Greek. My bibliography, however consists mainly of English entries (along with a few Greek, French and German ones). If I just add the .bib file all entries are in Greek. ...