{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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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 ...
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Annotated Bibliography

I'm trying to create an annotated bibliography. Here's my .tex document: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \title{Annotated Bibliography} \begin{document} \nocite{*} \bibliography{annotatedbib} ...
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What's the best way to cite a photo from wikimedia?

I'm wanting to cite this image here, in a piece of work I'm doing. As I'm using biblatex what's the best method of citing it?
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How to choose bibliography location or path to be different from the default one [duplicate]

I want to change the path of my .bib file to be in a separate location, so instead of writing this: \bibliography{refh} I want it to be on any other location like this: ...
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Problem with citation multiple authors

I need to cite a paper with multiple authors: @article{DBLP:journals/tit/HammonsKCSS94, author = {A. Roger Jr. Hammons and P. Vijay Kumar and A. Robert ...
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Use a bibtex file with a different extension

Is it possible to tell bibtex to use a file with a specific extension? If you do \bibliography{mybib.org}, then bibtex simply looks for a file called mybib.org.bib. Is there any way to avoid the .bib ...
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Differentiating multiple authors having same surname (last name)

I am citing works of two authors, say, K. Lee 2010 and V. Lee 2010. When I used apacite package, it took care of making sure that in the text if multiple authors have same surname then their first ...
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Starting the numbering of the bibliography at a different number than one? [closed]

I am using BibTeX. I would like to start numbering of the bibliography at a later number than one. I could redefine \thebibliography in the preamble (an often cited 'solution'). A minimal example ...
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URLs in external references show up as question marks

So I have several external references like this one @misc{epa_2013, author = {EPA}, title = {National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System}, url = "{\url{http://cfpub.epa.gov/npdes/}}", ...
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How to use biblatex with IEEE bibtex style?

http://mirrors.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/IEEEtran/bibtex/IEEEfull.bib defines a bibliography style. How to use that if I want to use biblatex to format my bibliography?
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How to include a Chinese paper in reference via bibtex?

When including the following entry in my ref.bib @article{chen2012, title={基于电无级变速器的内燃机最优控制策略及整车能量管理}, author={陈骁 and 黄声华 and 万山明 and 庞珽}, journal={电工技术学报}, volume={27}, number={2}, ...
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bibliography: problem with counting entries

I have a problem with my bibliography. I use natbib. I have literatur from the same author in the same year. I have a own Function "DateWithBrackets", see below. And my bibliography looks like ...
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Showing ISBN using IEEEtran.bst

I saw BibTex - Show ISBN number? where it says that IEEEtran.bst will show the ISBN data. I am using this in my thesis, but it does not show the ISBN data. Can you suggest what could be wrong or what ...
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Adding information to bibitems

For a lecture note/book project I have to following problem: I have an extensive list of references processed by bibtex as usual, the entries coming from a large collection of bib-files. Now since the ...
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How to edit bibtex entry for a bimonthly IEEE journal?

IEEE bibtex style uses the following entry for a typical journal paper: @article{foobar, author = "A. Boo, C. Foo", title = "Paper Title of His", journal = IEEE_J_IA, volume = "40", ...
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How to list citing papers under each of my paper?

I have papers p1, p2, p3, .... Under each of them, i'd like to list papers that cite them: p1 [1] c11 [2] c12 ... p2 [1] c21 [2] c22 ... ... I can build *.bib files for each of my papers, but I ...
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How to write additional content into bbl file?

How can I tell LaTeX to write additional content to bbl file? Background of my question (see also MWE below): The page number for the bibliography displayed in the table of contents is correct if ...
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How tell LaTeX to use existing bbl file without running bibtex?

How can I tell LaTeX that it should use an existing bbl file foo.bbl, say, without running bibtex?
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Class modernCV with German bibliography without numbered bibitems

With documentclass modercv one can include a list of published papers. If you try this is German one could use bibliography style gerplain getting some errors (solved in question Problem with modernCV ...
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Using references to a .bib file when using IEEEtran

I'm writing an article that is supposed to be written using the IEEE Manuscript Templates for Conference Proceedings. I downloaded the latex templates from here, and used the bare_conf.tex as a ...
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Bibtex, natbib references harvard style

I am having a little problem with the references of my master thesis. I need to have my references in the text as: [Mareel and Leroy, 2003; Kintzios, S.E. and Barberaki, M.G., 2004]. or ...
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Č doesn't sort in bibliography correctly but {\v C} does

I have an example here of an article document using pdflatex, bibtex, and natbib, where the Č character for Čermak isn't sorted in the bibliography correctly. I don't understand why not. Both files ...
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Sort .bib file from within TexShop

Is there a way to sort a BibTeX file from within TexShop? For instance, I would like to have all items of type @proceedings at the end of the file, and the items otherwise sorted alphabetically (say ...
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Year in bibliography with brackets

i want in my bibliography the year within brackets. How can I customize my style? I think I have to change the FUNCTION {format.date}, but how? regards ...
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How to hyphenate a reference that has a lastname with a hyphen?

I need to hyphenate a long lastname with a hyphen in it in a reference, e.g.: @article{LastHyphenName:2013xy, author = {Longlast-Namewithhyphen, Antonio and Anotherlastname, David}, title = {{How to ...
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Defining keys (links) for quotations

I am trying to adapt keys to my bibliography section, but Latex still generates its own ones. My main file: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper, abstract=on, fleqn]{scrreprt} \usepackage{scrhack} ...
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apa-good.bst question [closed]

I'm very unfamiliar with .bst files. I'm not using BibLatex yet, just standard BibTex. If I want the apa-good.bst to work with my thesis, do I have to also have the apa.cls in the same directory? I ...
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Two Bibliographies: one for main text and one for appendix

I have a manuscript in which has the following structure: Main Text Bibliography Appendix However, there are citations which are only cited in the appendix, and they show up in the main ...
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How to abbreviate author's firstname in bibliography

I am currently finalizing the bibliography of my thesis. I am using \bibliographystyle{unsrtdin} \bibliography{bibtex/library} Now, my problem is that my Zotero library sometimes has the full ...
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Creating Entry in Bibtex for Executive Orders

Anybody have any idea on how to create the proper APA entry for an Executive Order in my .bib? I can't seem to find any guidance on what fields to use to make it work. The reference should appear ...
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How to generate a .bib file with citations in a TeXmaker project?

I am relatively new to LaTeX, so please bear with me, just started using it for my thesis. I am using JabRef to manage my citations and TeXmaker as the editor. I really don't know the workflow ...
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How to cite submitted paper? [duplicate]

Given this reference: J. Simmonds, S. Ben-David, and M. Chechik. Optimizing Computation of Recovery Plans for BPEL Applications, 2010. Submitted. how can the "submitted" be added using ...
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How to get APS BibTeX style file to work

I just started to use BibTeX and have found it amazingly convenient. So far I have tried to use the style file h-physrev.bst from arXiv, and copied the BibTeX information directly from the site of ...
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Alphabetical order in natbib

I have read questions about this, and people say that it is just to include the natbib package and the plainnat style. For some reason my references will not sort alphabetically. Any help on this ...
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Hierarchy of inheritance in bibtex crossrefs - not inheriting second layer

I have entries in my bibtex file as follows: @inproceedings{Kang2011, author = {Kang, Hongwen and Hebert, Martial and Kanade, Takeo}, title = {{Discovering object instances from scenes of ...
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Why natbib package can not find author? [duplicate]

I have a .bib file as following: %% This BibTeX bibliography file was created using BibDesk. %% http://bibdesk.sourceforge.net/ %% Saved with string encoding Unicode (UTF-8) @book{marcu2000theory, ...
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BibTeX Changes “U.S” to “U.C.”, How to Correct?

I have noticed that BibTeX will change the initials "U.S." (as in "United States") to "U.C." This has happened using both IEEE and Elsevier document classes, and it works the same with and without ...
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bibtex + standalone: How can I include bibliographies in the individual docs *and* the main doc?

I'm trying to work on individual sections of a paper separately. In order to do this, I need to wrap the text in \begin{document} ... \bibliography{bib} \end{document} The main file looks ...
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Apacite - changing “ed.” / “edition” brackets in generated bibliography entry

I need explicit entrys in my (german) normed bibliography. After a lot of work i have settled with apacite, because it sounded like it could do the stuff i need. So far i am able to change: Title, ...
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How to use lining figures in bibliography item labels?

This is similar to How to change the appeareance of bibliography item labels in amsrefs?, but aiming at standard BibTeX styles. I have a document that uses old style figures in the main text. I also ...
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How to cite another reference entry in BibTeX

In BibTeX, I need to cite another entry as a note/comment of a first one, something like: @article{Paper1, author = {Author A.}, journal = {The Journal of XX}, number = {1}, pages = {4252}, year = ...
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Bibtex: How to input accentuation on url?

I am trying to use bibtex to output the url from a reference, but it's not working because the url has accentuation, just like below: url = ...
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Limiting the number of authors that appear in the bibliography [duplicate]

I am using natbib bibliography style. Some references have multiple authors that take over a page to list in the bibliography. Is there a way to limit the number of authors?
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Strange problem with BibTeX sorting

I know that Umlaute have to be avoided in BibTeX and I am using {\"a}, in fact I use BibDesk and it produces the correct LaTeX code. The sorting works for small characters, but I have one name ...
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Switching to biblatex: how to load custom elsarticle-harv.bst style

As I am switching to biblatex for some specific purpose, but the default citation style could not fulfill the need. By natbib: \bibliographystyle{elsarticle-harv} % author-year is used to load ...