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Bibtex questionmark instead of reference [duplicate]

Im writing my thesis in Latex, and I have run into some problems with Bibtex. This is my .tex file: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{natbib} \begin{document} \title{BibTeX in action} ...
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Generate .tex output from .bib file to cut and paste [duplicate]

I have a paper (written in Sci Word, but I think that's irrelevant) and I would like to format the bibliography to match a journal's style guide. The authors did the references manually, so I need to ...
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Problem with bibtopic package and sectioned bibliographies

I'm using LyX 2.0.1.5 on Windows 7 (MiKTeX 2.9.4813). Since my thesis covers a very specific topic (QM of Retinal's Photoisomerization) I have to divide my Bibliography in two sections: Essential ...
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How do you remove the vertical distance between references in lyx?

Using LyX, a BibTeX file and the unsrt bibliography style. The program automatically leaves an empty line between each reference, wasting lots of space in the process! Is there any way to force LyX ...
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BibTeX reference page appears at start of pdf from IEEE template

When using the IEEE template (LaTeX and BibTeX) the references page appears before the title page. Why is this? The LaTeX file: \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} % correct bad hyphenation here ...
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REVTeX bibliography author initals

I am trying to get my bibliography in a REVTeX4.1 document to print out: Smith, PJ as the author instead of Peter John Smith (which of course is horrible if you're searching for ...
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Citing multiple authors with alternate separator than “and” using BibTeX

I'm using LyX on Linux Mint 14 ... Using BibTeX with the apalike style and some modifications in the preamble, I've managed to get the bibliography as it should be except for one thing. When I cite a ...
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Spacing Characters appearing in bibtex output

BibTeX has been giving me a weird output. I have the following entry in my .bib file: @book{nathanson, Author = {Melvyn B. Nathanson}, Title = {Additive Number Theory: the Classical Bases}, ...
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How do I cite range of references? [duplicate]

I have to cite in LaTeX a range of sources (I'm using Miktex 2.9, TexnicCenter and Bibtex), all together. If I write ... in 1990 \cite{ref1,ref2,ref3,ref4,ref5} I would like to get "... in 1990 ...
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Elsarticle - number bibliography not working

I am trying to correctly format an article for Computers & Operations Research. They say I should use the "number" format to cite. I use elsarticle.cls and the documentation says that number ...
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How to produce a list of authors for a long BibTeX file?

I have over 500 entries in a single BibTeX file, and although this may sound like a general question, is there a way of seeing all the authors or references at a glance? Ie can I create a list of all ...
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Problem with natbib and agsm style not showing Vol No and Pp in references

I am using natbib with the agsm style, if i have an entry as; @article{Buchko2007, author = {Buchko, Aaron A.}, title= {The effect of leadership on values-based management}, year = {2007}, journal ...
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ShareLaTeX Bibliography in ApJ format

I am trying to use ShareLaTex to compile my bibliography in the Astrophysical Journal (ApJ) format. The document compiles in ApJ format just fine, but the bibliography is compiled in some generic ...
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bibtex: author and editor inbook

In the .bst file, the inbook function looks like this: FUNCTION {inbook} { output.bibitem author empty$ { format.editors "author and editor" output.check } { format.authors ...
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change bib-style plaindin with fullstop at the end

I use the bibliographystyle plaindin. The resulting bibliography looks very much how I want it to be, but there are two problems: Having more than one author the output is author 1 ; author ...
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bibtex part of author missing

I'm having a problem with author display for a statute - the author is 'City and County of San Francisco' but the output (using the apalike.bst style file provided by Elsevier) gives the author as ...
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natbib: use the harvard referencing system

I've been scouting various websites, including stackexchange looking for an easy solution to make natbib work within my tex file so to use the harvard referencing system. I've only managed to get one ...
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Bibtex, what's behind the design decision for captial letters?

I recently found myself citing a particular paper: Google Scholar gives the automatic bibtex reference as: @ARTICLE{siu2010survey, author = {Siu, Elaine and Tam, Eric and Sin, Dorene and Ng, ...
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URL in new line Bibtex

I'm being asked to put the url field in a new line after the reference information. Is there a way to do this using IEEEtran? Edit: Noting the initial suggestions, you can find the idea of the task ...
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How to add an APA-style citation with no author in ConTeXt?

I need to cite some articles which were created by some professional organizations, so no authors or editors are listed: @Article{noname2012, author = {}, title = {This is the title}, ...
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TeXlipse, bibunits, and multiple bibliographies

I am using Eclipse 4.2 with TeXlipse 1.5 (the version bundled with StatET 3.2) and MixTeX 2.9. I have no problem using TeXlipse, bibtex, and natbib to produce bibliographies. But I often want to ...
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language in latex and in particular in biblatex [duplicate]

I write my thesis in French but some of my references are in German, English, and French. I use babel for the French but English titles are in French format! My document is this one: ...
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Change ieetr bibliography style to last name first

I'm using the ieeetr bibliography style for my references and I'm getting initials then last name, how would I change this to last name first? Here is what it looks like at the moment: [1] X. ...
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A question mark instead of reference number appears when \cite is in a separate file inlcuded in the main file by \include

I am using the book style and each chapter is put in a separate file and included in the main file by \include. At the end of the main file, I put the following lines: \bibliographystyle{plain} ...
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bibtex - how to have a web link without the url (ideally to have a link on the number) [duplicate]

I have been messing around a bit with different packages - url, hyperref etc. to get urls into my bibliography. Essentially i've got to the point where I have the url - with a clickable weblink over ...
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ShareLaTeX and biblatex

I'm writing my thesis with my friend but I'm having serious problems getting biblatex to work with ShareLaTeX, it apparently has support (according to this blog: http://www.clarusft.com/sharelatex/). ...
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Problem with tilde in \bibliography using BibTeX and RefTeX

I have a problem using a tilde in the \bibliography{}. Consider the following code \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \cite{ref09:man} \bibliographystyle{plain} \bibliography{~/bug.bib} ...
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Insert hyphenation point in BibTeX using PDFLaTeX and hyperref

How to tell PDFLaTeX to make hyphenation in place where I want it to be? I have my document file: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \PassOptionsToPackage{hyphens}{url}\usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Citing a Series of Articles with BibTeX

I use BibTeX and BibDesk to manage my bibliography. What I would like to do is cite a series of articles with only one citation in the bibliography. This seems to have become fairly standard practice ...
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Cited and non-cited references [duplicate]

I'm writing a document which has both a "References" and a "Further Reading" section via BibTeX. I'd like to be able to put all cited references in the "references" section (using \bibliography, of ...
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Refer to previous reference, different page numbers in Bibtex

Is there a way to tell Bibtex to refer to a previous citation, but with different page numbers? Ideally, the citation in the bibliography would say something like [23] Ref. 20, pp. 33-45 if Ref. ...
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How to use \cite with biblatex in figures? (using style=footnote-dw) [duplicate]

After googling for a while, I decided to ask this question on here.. I am desperately trying to make a citation inside a figure (using BibLaTeX and the footnote-dw style [the sources are added as ...
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Author not appearing

I've properly set the reference in the .bib file but still getting author problems: Author undefined for the 'baeza1999modern' on page 1 In my ref.bib, I do have an entry: @book{baeza1999modern, ...
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What Program do I need to write .bib files and how do I use their contents in my bibliography?

What Program do I need to write .bib files and how do I use their contents to create my bibliography with the help of the additional input of my bst file which I downloaded from ...
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Natbib: cite in text with first name or initial

One of my references is J. Doe (1999). In the bib file it might looks like this: @article{doe-1999, author="John Doe", title="Some Paper", journal="Some Journal", volume=1, number=1, ...
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Harvard Style Citation and Bibliography

I am new to LaTeX and I am having problems with my bibliography. What I want : I am writing my thesis and I want to have Harvard style citation and bibliography. ...
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Is there a way to specify the last connecting punctuation/word of the authors list in apacite?

How can I make apacite use a different connecting punctuation/word between the last 2 authors (in both the article body and bibliography)? Instead of "Johnson, J. B., & Smith, J. (2013). Title of ...
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Lonely \item - perhaps a missing list environment

My problem is: I am using moderncv and splitbib on a mac. In Linux my file compiles fine. In the mac, however, i run pdflatex and bibtex all right, but when I run pdflatex again, I get the error ...
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Modular document: separate BibTeX?

I am building a modular LaTeX document for an econ journal. Each component of the modular document is one article. I want to have separate BibTeX references for each article. First, I created a big ...
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IEEE citation style - bibtex - hyperref - first is citation number is zero

I don't know why but the citations start from 0 in the beamer class. But I don't have that problem with article class Here is the MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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Use amsplain, but sort by appearance in document, not bibtex file

I need to use the amsplain bibliography style (or an identical appearing style), but the sources need to be sorted by order of first appearance in the document, not how they are arranged in the ...
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Endnote to bibtex issue

I have quite a few references in endnote and I want to convert them to BibTeX for a report I am writing in LyX. Endnote has a BibTeX export feature and I now have a .txt file with all my references ...
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Year is missing for articles entries in elsarticle-num bibilography

I'm using the Elsevier article template. The problem is that bibliography article entries are not displayed as expected: the year is missing. Other entries (such as thesis) are displayed fine. I'm ...
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why does text change to all lowercase letters? [duplicate]

in my .bib file I have a citation @article{IEEstd1, title={a12312... - IEEE Standard for ... why does it appear like this in generated pdf a12312... - ieee Standard for ...
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Add a hyperlink in bibtex

It's cool to add a hyperlink in references like this: I want to know how to add the blue box in bibtex. For example, the following article's link is "ee". @inproceedings{DBLP:conf/osdi/DeanG04, ...
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Order with amsalpha

I am using amsalpha with bibtex. It seems to me that the order of the citation is alphabetical with respect to the keys. Would it be possible to change it to alphabetical with respect to the ...
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\ref for data file sources

I am writing my bachelor's in statistics and use a lot of freely downloadable data for my analysis, eg from http://www.fueleconomy.gov/. The question is, how do I list and \ref the files TeX way? I ...
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latexmk separate build directory

I'm trying to use latexmk for the first time in Ubuntu. My project directory is the following: Project src build images In the src directory are the .tex and .bib files. I want the .aux, .bbl, ...
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Easier than “latex bibtex latex latex”?

The process for inserting references into a Latex document consists of running: latex bibtex latex latex This is necessary because each step produces auxiliary files that the next step uses (i.e., ...
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Compile document without any in-text citations

Is there any way for me to easily and reversibly remove in-text citations from LaTeX output? I need to provide an accurate character count for my senior thesis that excludes citations (and figures and ...