{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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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 ...
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Dual form in bibtex style file

I'm writing a thesis in my language that, apart from singular and plural forms, has the dual form. I'm using bibtex and I'm having problems with translating the .bst style properly to support the dual ...
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Bluebook support in Latex?

I need to write a paper conforming with the blue book standards. Has there been any move on creating packages that support blue book-style formatting and citations? Or should I get ready to do a ...
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`bibtex` conference item?

I would like to write a document with the list of all scientific publications : articles / book / oral communications ... I store all my bibliography with bibtex, thus there is no problem for ...
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Missing $ inserted issue

Trying to get my dissertaion sorted (due in a few hours) and I keep getting this error: ! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ l.190 ... pp. 225--236, ...
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Prevent ibid tracking in natbib

I want to prevent natbib from replacing a list of author names by a long dash, which is the default behavior for citations with the same authors. Why? Because I'm using \bibentry to place full ...
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Effects of removing chapter field from bibliographic entry

I have two questions, I am using Bibtex and Harvard style for my bibliography, everything works really good except from two things, @InBook{Intro2, author = {Yong, J.}, title = {Recent Developments ...
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BibTeX & TexMakerX 2.2 SVN

Why i get the error below with this settings? I use: TexMakerX 2.2 SVN TeXLive 2012 Windows \documentclass{book} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \usepackage[babel]{csquotes} ...
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Is it possible to search for bibtex citations in Lyx

In LyX, is it possible to search for a citation I've already inserted by BibTex key? I'm inserting references from a BibTex file using Insert -> Citation. For example, I would like to find all the ...
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Exception for bibliography style

I am using Jabref to generate my bibliography (overall style apacite) and would like to have these two entries in the bibliography as British Library, Title of Manuscript notes XYZ, Asia and Africa ...
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How to change name separator in bibtex-generated bibliography to a different language

When I run BibTeX, it generates in entries with several authors something like this: Winfried Just and Martin Weese. If you write a text in a different language, I suppose it is more customary to ...
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Can downloaded citations be used directly?

I am using plain bibliography style and I found the citations that I downloaded from IEEE Xplore quite self-contradicting... In the block quote below is a really bad example that I have encountered: ...
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Using .bib files for bibliographies

When using references in my document, I'm used to having a central .bib file from which I pull all my references (using \bibliography{path/to/bibfile}) and then let the journal's .bst file do the ...
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adjusting a constant in a *.bst file (plainurl.bst)

I am using plainurl.bst style, Miktex 2.8, pdflatex to generate a pdf file. It gives explicitly the URL of my bib file. I would like to get this link attached to the title (i.e. embedded below the ...
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BibTeX month format

Please i'd like to display the month in French in the pdf, have you an idea ? @Misc{url-site, key = {site}, title = {\textit{site}}, month = jun, year = {2012}, howpublished = {URL: ...
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modifying .aux output \bibdata, using biblatex/bibtex8 with a build directory

I want to use biblatex and I get got an error when using bibtex8 (or other backend, doesn't matter). I already identified the problem: I am using a 'build' direcotry. So my file stucture is: ...
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Change BibTeX's language

I am writing a document in Greek. My bibliography, however consists mainly of English entries (along with a few Greek, French and German ones). If I just add the .bib file all entries are in Greek. ...
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Putting Left-to-right reference in right-to-left document in XeLatex using BibTex

The whole document in XeLatex is in a right-to-left language, but all the references are in English. I want those references to be left-to-right.
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warning: found " at brace-depth zero in string (TeX accents in BibTeX should be inside braces)

What does this error message from BibDesk mean? warning: found " at brace-depth zero in string (TeX accents in BibTeX should be inside braces) Does it mean I can't use \"{a} in BibTeX? Instead ...
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Permanent solution to sporadic breakdown of biber [closed]

Today, I encountered a breakdown of biber for the second time and with no apparent issue. This issue, as well as a fix, has been reported elsewhere reported here. I wanted to know if there is a ...
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bibtex8: open_op_file error

bibtex8 file open error When I launch bibtex8 under Windows 7, it terminates with a fatal error: C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex\bin>bibtex8.exe -d io -c cp1251.csf C:\Users\ ...
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Converting bib database into csv

I have a bibliography on a subject (don't matter what subject it is, there is about 20 different files and about 1000 records). I need to convert it into csv (or any other table format which can be ...
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Two bibliographies?

I'd like to have two bibliographies in my document. The first one is the bibliography with some references from the text. I'd like to have the second bibliography just as a list output with ...
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Numbered ordering of multiple citations

I am using \bibliographystyle{ieeetr} to ensure citations are numbered by their appearance in the paper. With multiple citations however, the numbers can be out or order because of the order they ...
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Option “abnt-year-extra-label” of package “abntcite” does not work [closed]

Just did as recommended by the abntcite package docs, and set \usepackage[alf,abnt-year-extra-label=yes]{abntcite} in order to have references with same author and same year identified as year + ...
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English References in mainly Persian Document (XeLateX, BibTeX)? [closed]

I am compiling my document in Persian using XeLaTeX, but the references are all in English and I'm appending them using BibTeX. At the end of the document, the references are all unknown characters, ...
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Style-independent way in BibTeX to cite a web page as a source [closed]

I know how to cite a web page in BibTeX, but the method proposed is not style-independent. That is, it suffers from not having metadata for the access date and URL (it's a hack to put the access ...
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How to modify an existing bibliography style

Having read this answer on how to modify an existing bibliography style if you only want to apply small changes (that is, if you want to avoid defining a completely new style using latex makebst), I ...
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Citing references in order [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Citing a range of papers (using numeric keys)? I notice that in some papers, people cite references as [1-5], or as [1,2,3]. The idea is that their references are ...
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How to quote an email address in Bibtex? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Citing personal correspondence with function of cited person via email? How do you guys quote the email address of an author in your library section? What bst styles and ...
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bibtex: URL and DOI line breaks on different characters

In my references, I want to allow DOI's to break on a slash '/' character (or as a last resort on any character) to avoid underfull lines like the third reference below. Note that URL's are already ...
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Cite video using BibTeX in BibDesk

I am having trouble citing a video in BibDesk. It doesn't have a field for Producer. The desired output format is apa6. example APA format: American Psychological Association. (Producer). (2000). ...
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Moving from PC to Mac: BibTeX problem

I recently bought a Mac and have been struggling with running my .tex files. I'm using Textmate and TeXShop. The problem I have is the following: using the exact same .tex and .bib files and ...
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Problem compiling Bibliography on Gummi

I am trying to create cites and bibliography,in ApJ style, using the tex commands below using Gummi. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{ natbib} \citestyle{aa} \begin{document} ...
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Citing a Reprint of an Article in BibTeX

How do I cite a reprint of a given article? I want to cite the postscript of Lewis's Counterpart Theory & QML which only appears in his Philosophical Paper vol. 1. I have the info in my bibtex ...
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Referencing part of a book that's by multiple authors, but not in an edited collection

I need to add a bibliographic reference to a section of a book in bibtex, which is a paper with its own title, by a single author, but in a book that's written by four authors, and not an edited ...
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What is the interface between LaTeX and BibTeX?

Precisely what is the "protocol" between LaTeX and BibTeX? That is, if I run latex foo, bibtex foo, and latex foo, exactly how does information flow from LaTeX to BibTeX and back? My current guess ...
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Problem compiling BibTeX bibliography with pdfLaTeX [closed]

I'm sure this is an amateur problem, but I can't seem to get my BibTeX bibliography to compile using pdfLaTeX. It worked before when I did Latex->DVI->PDF, but then I had to add some syntactic ...
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Is it possible to italicize journal names and book titles through the .bst file?

I am working on an article for a Springer journal, and the specifications for manuscripts clearly ask to italicize all journal names and book titles. Doing it manually feels stupid, so I wonder if ...
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BibTex: citing IEEE standard

My downloaded citation looks like this: @ARTICLE{893287, author={}, journal={IEEE Std. 1516-2000}, title={IEEE Standard for Modeling and Simulation (M Amp;S) High Level Architecture (HLA) - ...
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BibTeX references on facing page

I'm writing my thesis in LyX / LaTeX and using BibTeX to manage references. I prefer numerical references (eg. 1) instead of verbose references (eg. (Smith et al., 1993)) as I think it makes the text ...
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DOI in IEEEtran bibliography

The IEEE Citation Reference specifies that a DOI should be provided for electronic articles without page numbers. However, IEEEtran.bst appears to provide no such functionality. What is the best way ...
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How to force hyperref to reference only \cite and not \citeauthor or \citeyear?

I would like hyperref to make links only when I use \cite and not with \citeyear and \citeauthor. Here is an example : \documentclass{article} \usepackage[numbers]{natbib} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Combining citations for two different sets of authors with Natbib when they share a common lead author

I use natbib and bibtex. I have 2 different articles as follows: Article 1- Written by authors A, B, C, and D in year 2000. Article 2- Written by authors A, C, E, and G in year 2003. I want to ...
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How to add numbering to author-year bibliography / how to modify .bst style [closed]

I would like to to get the Bibliography list in the form of: [1] Author. (Year). Title. Journal Volume: PageFrom-PageTo I think it might be sufficient to slightly modify (if such a style already ...
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use BIBINPUTS to specify other location for .bib file

I'm trying to run bibtex from a different directory than my .bib file. According to the description in 'man bibtex', I should be able to set the envirorment variable BIBINPUTS to include the location ...
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Harvard style citations with numbered bibliography [closed]

I have exactly the same question as here: Natbib + BibTeX: How can you show the bibliography in order of appearance AND numbered? i.e. I want Harvard-style citations in the text but just to add ...
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JabRef multi-author glitches?

I'm using JabRef to do all my referencing, but sometimes the .bib files I download gives weird author outputs. For example, I want the author field to look like (as appeared in Google Books): ...