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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}, ...
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Workaround for TexShop and multibib

It looks there is a problem with TexShop and multibib package. multibib package expects that you do bibtex xxx where xxx is your own newcites. However, when using TexShop it looks like it only does it ...
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Using Bibtex with LyX help [closed]

I am currently using LyX, and I have a .bib file with all of my BibTeX references. Everything seems to work fine at first, but then goes terribly wrong when I try to view the pdf. I have added the ...
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Adding numbers to Author Year citations in list of references

I am new to latex so please excuse any beginner errors.. I am using lyx to write a paper (article class) and i am using bibtex to generate my bibliography (kluwer style). My citations need to be ...
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Creating new commands inside the bibfile

Is it possible to create a new command by \newcommand or \def "inside" the .bib-file? I am using LuaLaTeX and biblatex and organize my bibliography with BibDesk on a mac. I also store information ...
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Question mark instead of number for reference [closed]

I an new to Latex, and I am trying to use 'bibtex' to create a reference, I was working in pdfLaTeX+MakeIndex+BibTex. Here is my sample code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{cite} \begin ...
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LaTeX: edit .bst file

I am using the plainyr-rev.bst for a report (standard bibliography, but sorted in reverse order according to the year of publication). This works well, but I would like to alter it a little bit: ...
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Paths in TeXStudio

At least, in teTeX/Linux, one can use environment variables like TEXINPUTS, BIBINPUTS, BSTINPUTS to change default directories. In TeXStudio/Mac, how to access these like variables to specify others ...
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Bibtex generates runaway argument

When I try to run pdflatex I get the following error: Runaway argument? Latex Error: ./texfile.tex:22 File ended while scanning use of \emph . Latex Error: ./texfile.tex:24 LaTeX Error: ...
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Displaying BibTeX item in References without label

I'm using apalike-letters bibliography style and the references are displayed like this: Is it possible to hide the label in each reference? So that the display be: Alsop, K., Fereday, S., ...
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Separator for citing multiple sources in BibTeX without natbib

I'm using apalike-letters bibliography style and when citing multiple sources a comma is used to separate them: How can I modify this to use semicolon instead of comma? I've changed every comma to ...