{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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BibTeX entry for author with only one name

One of several authors on a paper I need to cite has only one name. How do I format the BibTeX entry? author = {Smith, J and Jones, S and Singleton and Brown, A}
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Default bibliography with bib-cite

I'm using Emacs 23 with bib-cite-minor-mode. However, this minor mode requires a \bibliography{} statement in the file. I have a master LaTeX file in which I have \include commands, so each section ...
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natbib error only when using “round” option

When I use sort&compress, everything works fine: \usepackage[sort&compress]{natbib} % ... \bibliographystyle{unsrt} \bibliography{refs} I get the following error only when I include round ...
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.bst function to strip LaTeX command from string

Is there a preexisting .bst command to stip all LaTeX commands from a string? For example, if the string on the top of the stack is "Hello \textsc{ladies}" I'd like to replace it with just "Hello ...
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Springers svmult template - bibliography with bibtex? [closed]

I'm using Springers (free) svmult template to compose a book as editor with several individual contribution by different authors. Every author should be able to have his own bibliography at the end of ...
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Really short citations with bibtex?

I'm working on a document with an 8 page limit and by no means it's gonna fit a whole list of citations, and I'm looking for a way to have really short citations inline (i.e. no reference list ...
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Latex/Bibtex lowercasing entries in references [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: BibTeX loses capitals when creating .bbl file I have entries like this in my bib file: @misc{paper, title = {"My Fancy Paper"}, howpublished = ...
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Show all available fields in references

I'm using bibtex and I create my references with \bibliography{myref}. My question is what to do so that everything is shown. An example: @misc{Clason, author = {Clason,Christian}, title = ...
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Clash between bibentry and hyperref with bibstyle elsart-harv

I'm using the bibentry package for inserting my bibitems into a CV without printing the bibliography. This works just fine until I load hyperref. Then I get the error message Lonely \item--perhaps a ...
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Handling quotes inside quotes in a bibliographic field

I have an entry in my bib file of the form @conference{abc, author = "Some name", title = ""This is inside quote" and outside quote content", . . . } when I check this entry through jabref, I get ...
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BibTeX - escape @ sign

How can I escape an 'at sign' (@) is BibTeX? I'm trying to cite a paper with "SETI@Home" in the title, and BibTeX complains. I tried \@ or @@ but neither seem to work.
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Some styles work in Lyx's BibTeX Generated Bibliography, others don't

Some styles work correctly for Lyx's BibTeX Generated Bibliography, others give errors. For example, if I set the style to IEEEtran, then all is well. However, if I set it to apsrev, I get output ...
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compiling bibtex outputs only numbers

I am fairly new to latex, but I have already written a few papers using it on my computer. I am now working on a new computer. I made a regular .bib file and used ~\cite as usual. I compiled it using ...
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How can include the full abstract of a citation in the References section using BibTeX?

I would like to have the abstract (specified in the .bib file) for each citation in a paper to appear in the References section. How can I accomplish this? The .bib file (generated by Mendeley) has ...
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BiBTeX: I couldn't open file name 'myBib.aux'

My article paper.tex compiles fine, but myBib.bib doesn't. $ pdflatex paper.tex $ bibtex myBib I couldn't open file name `myBib.aux' I happen to be using TeXShop, but the command line is ...
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TexMaker (Ubuntu 12.04) Cannot open a style file [closed]

I am trying to compile a document in TexMaker with the following document class \documentclass[aps,prl,showpacs,twocolumn]{revtex4-1} I am using bibtex to display my bibliography. I have created a ...
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Avoiding \bibentry to be shown in regular \bibliography, using natbib [duplicate]

In an earlier question - bibentry in documents body - I was looking for a possibility to have \bibitems appear in in my documents body. This was solved using the bibentry package. As a follow-up I ...
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BibTex and \includeonly command

I have a document of this form .... \includeonly{main} \begin{document} \include{main} \include{supp} \bibliographystyle{plain} \bibliography{bibfile} \end{document} I need ...
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How to reference APIs? (BibTeX preferred) [closed]

How to reference this kind of "literature" (APIs): Example 1: Google AppEngine DataStore API v1.7.0 http://... Example 2: JavaMail API v1.4.5 http://... I normally use BibTeX, but are these just ...
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Citations with no date, e.g. (Aristotle n.d.)

I need to cite a work from antiquity that has no known date, using natbib and author-year citations. The best suggestion I've found is to write the citation using "n.d." (no date) for the year of ...
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Natbib + BibTeX: How can you show the bibliography in order of appearance AND numbered?

I'm trying to numerate the references list but having them ordered in order of appearance. I can't find how to do that anywhere. The code is, more or less, like this \usepackage[round, sort, ...
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Question mark instead of citation number

I've browsed the forums and found a number of posts that have addressed this issue, but none of the solutions seem to work for me. I have the following script that I just copied from the bibtex home ...
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Including BibTex references from files

I have: A file with my dissertation: /home/robottinosino/dissertation.tex A directory with my references: /home/robottinosino/references/ A set of 9 BibTex files to reference: ...
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Bibtex for non-literary work

do you have experience with bibtex and non-literary work? I'd like to cite things like movies, fine-art pieces and so on. How would you proceed? thanks.
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Use BibDesk groups in LaTeX bibliography?

I couldn't find a reply to this anywhere, so I hope to not be asking something discussed elsewhere. Using BibDesk (Mac OS X) for reference management, I have a single bib file with all my sources and ...
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BibTeX Warning----empty title

I'm trying to compile my bib references with natbib and \bibliographystyle{nature}. To my uttermost surprise BibTeX reports that some of the entries have an empty title, while IMHO the title is not ...
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How to cite a paper I didn't read?

The problem I have is that a paper that is cited by other papers I've read is not to be found. I've read only its abstract. I understand that what I want should look like Featherstone et al 1900 ...
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Issues switching from BibTex to BibLaTeX

I was having issues with the regular BibTeX with trying to get it to print a citation style I wanted. Particularly for SAE papers where it is useful to print the SAE Paper number. So I thought I would ...
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BibTeX files: How to concatenate BibTeX files from different folders and keep valid links for referenced files?

My BibTeX files contain references to files, like PDF files. I use the field "file" to indicate the referenced files. This is useful to associate files with a BibTeX entry. Moreover one can directly ...
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got a problem using BibTex in a 64bit PC

To insert Bibliography using BibTex, I exported my references from Zotero using the .bib extension and saved it in the folder BibTex/bib (specifically C:\swp55\TCITeX\BibTeX\bib\mybib) and chose a ...
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List of People analog to Bibliography

In my document I emphasize names that are mentioned and now I want to provide some additional information about them in an appendix. Currently I do something like: \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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Bibtex failing to cite one entry? [closed]

I've been reading a very interesting PhD thesis, and I would thus like to reference it in my work. Unfortunately this bibtex segment didn't work with \cite{}, instead giving [?]: ...
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URLs and Bibliography [closed]

My bibliography contains plenty of URL resources of the format: @misc{google-now, author = {Google}, title = {Google Now}, note = {\url{http://www.google.com/landing/now/}} } By default, ...
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Bibtex entry with URL

I want to cite some lecture notes in my thesis where the main and only source is a webpage (including some PDFs which are the lecture notes). I am using Bibtex. I tried @webpage, like: ...
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How to make author-specific citations with BibTeX?

I'm preparing a document with 100+ references, all sourced from a single .bib file. Many -- but not all -- of the references are articles previously written by me and/or some of my current co-authors. ...
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problem with using the citation style “unsrt”

I am writing a paper using documentclass 'article' and using jabref for bibliography. While I was using unsrt as the citation style its giving me the following problem.... for example, i wrote ...
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Title of the papers are not shown in the reference list

I am using a latex template (class) to write my thesis but I get a weird output for the references at the end of the thesis. For instance, if I use something like this in the bib file: ...
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References in IEEEtran?

I've downloaded the official IEEE LaTeX template but am having some trouble adding references in bibtex format. For instance if I wanted to cite and reference this article, given as: ...
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Capital Ø (Scandinavian letter) in Bibtex

I know that I can preserve capital letters in Bibtex with curly braces, and that I can type Scandinavian letters like æøå as \ae{} \o{} \aa{}. But what do I do to force the capital letters ÆØÅ? ...
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BibTeX entry not showing up

I need to insert an European directive in the references of my thesis, but I cannot have it showing up in the bibliography: instead, a black entry comes out. This is the BibTeX entry: @misc{eu02, ...
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Why is it necessary to compile 4 times when using bibliography?

I am writing a paper with TexMaker and I and handling the bibliography apart in a bibliography.bib as I think it is more efficient and clean. To include it I need to set the command ...
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Replace the “AND” between authors' names in citations and references with its equivalent in another language, e.g., Spanish

I have been using the achicago package and the babel package for spanish language. When I employ the two, references with multiple authors are shown in the citations like (Mukange and Manamela) but it ...
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Apalike-letters and non-English (Polish) characters (alphabibitem) [closed]

I'm using apalike-letters bibliography style which inserts heading for each first letter of authors' names. It works well for English letters but when a name starts with Polish letter it starts to get ...
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Changing BibTeX “format.names” function in .bst file to force “et al.” citations for entries with more than 3 authors

I'm using natbib package for my reference list. I have been struggling with BibTeX. I'm writing for Journal of Finance, and they want > 3 citations to be in "et al." format for the body of the paper. ...
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Count in document used source references

I currently gathering some statistical information about my thesis for reporting purposes. One metric I want to determine is how many sources I have referenced. I have a BibTeX file with more than 150 ...
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Biblatex induced headache: Bibliography bst style not found

I'm new to LaTeX and have been trying to get my document to use a specified .bst bibliography style file, but to no avail. I downloaded my preferred .bst file (amnat.bst) from here into the same ...
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LaTeX/BibTex not arranging citations by order of appearance

I am having an issue with LaTex/Bibtex presenting my citations in order of appearance. I know there a plenty of questions on this and I have read some of them, but the solutions posted don't seem to ...
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BibTeX help with character escapes in book title

I am trying to write this title = {c:\wp\file.txt\_05:41\_10-07-98}, as the title of a book in BibTeX except that it enters into math mode when I put it in like that using \. I tried ...
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Best way to do referencing with LaTeX? - I use Zotero to manage citations [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: bibtex vs. biber and biblatex vs. natbib What's the best way to add references and a bibliography to a LaTeX document? Note: I'm using Zotero as my citation manager, ...
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LaTeX Bibliography / Citation Style Basic Question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Use BiBTeX key as the cite key Let's say I have a .bib file where I'm citing a paper, say: @ARTICLE{Bob04, author={B.B. Bobs}, title={Bob's Theory}, ...