{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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missing several fields in a bibliographic entry

Clarification: I'm writing a thesis. Edit: It seems that my TeXworks doesn't compile -- to a en-dash, any idea why? I just use – for now with XeTeX. I compile with XeLaTeX + MakeIndex + BibTex and ...
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Add item to bst

I have a custom .bst made with makebst. It works well, except I would like to add an extra field for translated works. Ideally I would like something like "translated by [translator]" to appear after ...
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Bibliographical note with text appearing before the reference

I am trying to figure out how to have a bit of text in the bibliography before some entries. If a normal bibliographical entry is something like [25] Ash, Culotta, Fahrenkamp-Uppenbrink, Malakoff,...
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Updating Bibliographies On the Fly [duplicate]

I am using the Classic Thesis Template. With Zotero, Standalone, and TeXstudio. Everything on my Thesis is perfect thanks to this Awesome template. But... I cannot figure out how to correctly update ...
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(first author et al. 1999; first author et al. 2000)

I have downloaded MiKTeX and it works very well. However I am wondering if you could you help me about the citation style. I want to cite more than one reference as (First Author et al. 1999; First ...
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Citation appears as question mark, bibliography has title but is blank

I'm using the harvard package with BibTeX and not sure why it's coming up with question mark in pdf. Due to citation not working, reference is blank. Seen many people saying run BibTeX then LaTeX ...
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AUCTeX/Emacs not recognizing correct commands automatically

On my previous OS install, Debian Squeeze with FluxBox, my workflow was as follows: With *.bib file open, I enter C-c C-c. The BibTeX command was recognized as necessary and ret executed it. Then I ...
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Bibliography in German

I want to change the bibliography to german. I tried to do this by adding the package \usepackage{bibgerm} and changed the \bibliographystyle{gerplain}. But when I change these two things I get the ...
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bibtex and genitive / possessive 's: the proper way to obtain “Kuran's (1989) model”

Is there an automatic way to attach a genitive apostrophe or " ' s " to an author's name? Currently I use: \citeauthor{kuran1989}'s \citeyear{kuran1989} But since this comes up regularily I'd like ...
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Problem generating bibliography using Texshop [closed]

I'm having serious problems generating a bibliography using TeXshop, and I can't for the life of me figure out how to resolve the problem. I've followed all the helpful hints I could find, and nothing!...
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How do I use natbib and agsm [closed]

I am trying to use natbib and agsm for harvard style in my work but without success. Given the code below I get output: ...(?) in the pdf and a warning in the console: pdflatex> Package natbib ...
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Too many authors in author field

My problem: I have a very long list of authors for a few papers - apparently bibtex can´t handle that. Here's a minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{...
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Full names with Chicago bibliographystyle

I'm using \bibliographystyle{chicago} and the Natbib package. I would like to have the FULL NAMES of the authors listed in the bibliography. For instance: Lastname1, Name1, and Name2 Lastname2. 2013....
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How to work the BibTeX?

I have searched the tutorials but have not been successful in understand them. The tutorials always mensionam concepts that I do not know. I would like to understand the basics of BibTeX. By basics I ...
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Formatting citations in bibtex4word

I am using bibtex4word to manage my references in Word 2010. I am using "agsm/(l3yshp;" as the style, so that my references appears in by surname-year format. The citations work well once they are ...
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Remove issn/doi/url when using plainnat and natbib

I am using natbib and the plainnat style for the references. I would like to know how can I remove the ISSN, DOI and URL from the references without deleting them in the .bib file. I have seen some ...
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Howto change biblatex bibliography style for the label [duplicate]

How do I change the style of the literature labels in the bibliography? I'm searching about a few hours now with no luck, so maybe anyone here can help! Below you see my example and at the bottom of ...
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Is there anything like biblist for use with biblatex?

Is anyone aware of a modern tool that can be used with biblatexto produce a structured list of an entire BibTeX database, like to old \biblist\ under LaTeX 2.09?
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Abbreviated first names without spaces in between?

I would like A. B. Lastname to appear as A.B. Lastname in the bibliography. (I have already found how to abbreviate first names.) (I have to solve this with bibtex and natbib because I am already ...
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Converting to bibitem in LaTeX

For a conference I have to put the references in \bibitem format. After, Googling I came up with this solution by Web page: Create a refs.bib file with all the BibTeX entries, which are easily ...
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Multiple books under one reference in bibliography

I am translator and right now I am trying to make exact (but translated) copy of publication. But I have a problem: in the endnotes I see list which looks like this: J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and ...
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Natbib-Multibib problem with prefix labels

I am facing a problem when using natbib together with multibib and label prefixes. I want to define two bibliographies: One for literature of other people, with numbered references, and one for my own ...
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How to use a ~ in the path to my .bib file

It seems from the comments in this answer (Can I have a path argument that contains spaces?) that there is not a clear consensus on the use of ~ in the bibliography path. For me this would be very ...
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How to make citations appear within parentheses () instead of square brackets [ ]? [duplicate]

I am using the vancouver.bst which conforms to the ICMJE (international committee of medical journal editors) How do I make the citations in the text appear in parentheses, e.g., (3), rather than in ...
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How can I use accents (like \"{o}) in \footnote?

I get following error when I use in my tex file \footnote{Shr\"{o}dinger}. When I change to \footnote{Shrodinger} there is no error. Can you give me an advice what should I do? I use BiBTeX for ...
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Add text before and after bibitem with BibTeX

This is a follow up to Adding information to bibitems in which \@lbibitem is tweaked to allow the addition of text before the BibTeX entry. This works fine, however I want to be able to add text ...
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custom bib style, book output with pages numbers ex. 522pp

This is my first post, after I have been looking for a while at the related posts without success. I'm using TeXworks (0.4.3 r.857 MikTeX 2.9 64bits) on Windows. Well, I have modified an existing ...
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Compressed / abbreviated bibliography? (Biblatex or otherwise?)

I'm writing a grant application, and I've been asked to compress my bibliography so that it looks something like this: 1. Smith, J. Nature 7, 201-204 (1999). 2. Jones, B. Cell 17, 364-369 (...
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Citing websites in APA style with Zotero

Using natbib and apa-good as style, I am having problems displaying a citation of type website or blog post. \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{apa-good} \bibliography{msc_thesis} Test \...
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BibTex doesn't create .bbl file (Using Emacs/AUCTEX)

I am having a real issue with compiling BibTeX (has previously worked fine). When I compile LaTeX, an aux file is created. Here is my test.aux \relax \citation{carron2013big} \bibdata{rhian} \...
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order same-author-year publications by appearance

I have a document in which two papers have the same first-author and the same year. With my current bitex-style file, papers are listed and numbered according to the year and then the authors, which ...
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Call Bibtex files for citation in PowerPoint?

Is it possible to call Bibtex files for citation in MS PowerPoint. Is there any such add-in or software to do this?
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How to change the reference appearance in paper and after paper? [duplicate]

A journal editor asked me to change my reference format in my paper. For example, in my paper, reference numbers appear as [10, 8, 11, 1, 13, 16], and he wants it to be [1, 8, 10-11, 13, 16], how do I ...
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How to include Publications in europeCV.lyx from a BibTeX database? [closed]

I am wondering if I can include publication list using BibTex Database. I know that I can write the publications manually but I don't want to if I have a large list of publications.
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Bug IEEEtran.bst file?

I am about to submit my thesis and just realised that in the IEEEtran.bst file might be a bug. The following 3 references are from my thesis: [22] D. C. Henderson, “Weight gain with atypical ...
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apacite: replace “et al.” when citing multi-authored papers

Is there a way to replace "et al." abbreviation with its counterpart in another language (Turkish) which has no default turkish.apc file. I'd like to replace my citations to papers with more than 2 ...
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Modifying apacite reference style

I am trying to simulate my graduate school's references style using apacite package with bibtex. They claim their guidelines are close to APA but it is indeed an hybrid that no-one really accomplishes ...
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harvard kluwer bibliography, missing article titles

I am trying to do the bibliography style to my liking, and I almost succeeded but for some reason I cannot get the article titles to show up. I have author - year - journal - volume/issue/page and I ...
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Resolve the citations but do not include the list of references

I need to prepare a separate abstract file without the list of references. However, I do have some citations in the abstract and I want them to be resolved, but without producing the list of refs in ...
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Full citations of bibtex items despite crossref?

De Gruyter wants me to put the full bibliographic information into the reference list, that is, I shall not use cross-referencing. However I have the bibtex entries with crossref information and do ...
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BibTeX rendering error with URL [duplicate]

I put the following reference in my .bib file: @ONLINE{MyID, title = {My title}, howpublished = {\url{URL}} } However, since the used URL contains underscores, the URL is visualized as a ...
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How to cite an article in the document (not the bibliography)

When I use somewhere in the input the \cite{ArticleM} command, on the output I get the position of ArticleM in the Biobliography. What if I want the name of the author written in that point ...
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LaTeX doesn't recognize “et al.” in the Bibliography

I'm using Jabref to manage my Bibliography. Sometimes, I put directly: First Author et al. when adding the article author's name in Jabref. When compiling my .tex file, LaTeX doesn't recognize ...
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Bibtex4word, revtex4, and AIP style

I am trying to get the AIP bst files to word with bibtex4word. I am new at pretty much all of it. I was using the word references but it does not have many styles, including Applied Physics Letters. I ...
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Tweaking makebst output (chicago-style citation) [closed]

I've created a bst file (below) using makebst. Third time round, I've got most of what I want, except: (1) "Surname, First, 2013." should be "Surname, First. 2013." (Fullstop, not comma, between ...
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Missing year in bibliography entry [closed]

The publisher and year for one of the book entries in my bibliography don't show up when I compile. What is wrong? Here is what I have: @book{Gray1999, author ={Alfred Gray}, title = {...
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Use \ae ligature in bibliography [duplicate]

I have a reference containing a name: Hornbaek. The author's used a ligature when writing their name. The citation uses Hornb\aek, which doesn't work in the bibliography, but does work in text. Here's ...
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latex code in bibtex entries

Suppose you have a mathematical paper titled All functions are $C^\infty$ What is the best way to deal with such a situation when citing such a title in bibtex? Does bibtex cope with mathematics ...
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Questions on the adjustment of bibliography style

I am writing a document with loads of references using bibtex. However, I want to change the style of how latex layouts the references in the document. Currently it looks like: [1] Reference 1 [2] ...
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How to integrate conference/ journal TeX templates with LyX?

A possible duplicate using LYX to write journal with given formatting but re-adding for no answers given. The comment to abstain from "LyX-ifying" isn't very helpful and moreover, I have an extensive ...