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Natbib+harvard.bst: papers in same year listed in the wrong order

I have a bibliography in which a particular author wrote two papers in the same year. Bibtex is sorting them alphabetically by title, but I want them listed chronologically. (So in the example below ...
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Multiple papers in one BibTeX entry [closed]

I'm quite surprised by the fact that this question hasn't appeared before (or I just couldn't find one), because the situation looks very common to me. Namely, I have to cite an article, but since it ...
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Accessing a .bib file in a Dropbox folder with TeXWorks [duplicate]

I use LaTeX on multiple computers. To avoid having different versions of my bibliography files floating around, I keep all of my .bib files in a Dropbox folder, instead of in local texmf folders. ...
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Create a BibTeX style formatting function

I would like to hack a new BibTeX style file based on plain.bst, in which I make it possible to display the value of a location field in the inproceedings entry type. I have started as follows: I ...
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How to show the location of a conference in BibTeX

I have a bibliography of sources in computer science, many of which are conference papers. For these, I use the inproceedings entry type. This includes an "optional" or "nonstandard" location field, ...
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Formatting apalike-url.bst link to reference

I am using apalile-url.bst to get APA references formatting, but I want to format the reference link when I am using a URL, for example when I reference a URL I get. this is a url reference ...
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multiple author listing bibtex results in _ _ in place of authors names [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it normal for BibTeX to replace similar author names with “------”? I had to cite two papers of same group of authors in Latex: ...
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Cleaning up a .bib file

I have a large .bib file which is in a mess. In particular: Entries are not in any particular order. Some entries may be duplicates (albeit with different keys). Some entries may not be used in the ...
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Transforming the .bst file to get lower cases

I have a related question to Transforming the .bib file to get upper cases. I have a bst I would like to hack in order to get the reverse effect, namely to get rid of capitalized article title, eg ...
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Bibtex reference capitalisation concerning surname additions (van, van der, 't, etc) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Bibtex handling of the Dutch “van” name prefix with natbib In Dutch many people have a surname addition (Jan de Vries, Peter van Sluik), which are capitalized when the ...
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Can I get \citeauthor and \citeyear with bibtex?

I am using currently using bibtex and the \cite{...} command for all citations. Using the cell bibliography style, citations will appear as e.g. [Jovanović and Janičić, 2005]. However, I would like ...
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Choose a bibstyle

Which bibstyle would be the best for following requirements? (abbrv or another one?) I am aware about the possibility of a manual modification at the end, but maybe a bibstyle for this assignment ...
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Problem with “and” keyword translation

I'm trying to generate bibliography using bibtex. My problem is that keyword and is not generated to comma. I also want to put First name after Last name. (I'm using Gummi as LaTeX editor). Document: ...
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set DOI link on Journal Name with bibtex/.bst [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get DOI links in bibliography I'm struggling with a bibliography style problem. I would like to have the doi link set on the journal name, and then hide the doi ...
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Revtex warning with bibtex

I get a warning every time I run bibtex on files using revtex4-1. The warning is Warning--jnrlst (dependency: not reversed) set 1 This even happens with files revtex supplies as examples, but I've ...
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how to remove the linebreak after one bibitem in article+bibtex environment

I recently encountered the following problem. Here is a sample of tex file I used \documentclass{article} ... \begin{document} ... \bibliography{mybib} \bibliographystyle{plain} \end{document} ...
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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 ...