{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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Drop brackets around reference item in `natbib`

I am writing for a journal (Transportation Research Record) that has strange and particular bibliographic guidelines. I've been able to adapt natbib to work for the in-text citations. But the ...
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How to show only first author for one bibtex entry [closed]

How to show only first author for one particular bibtex entry? I am using scrbook if that info is of any value for this.
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Suppress chapter creation by BibTeX

The title says it all really. I'm using the rsc bibliography style and placing the references will create the chapter heading "References". Now I do want that gone since this is for a poster and the ...
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Using BibTex as a general database for generating a table

I want to create an overview table of some data. More specifically, I have some named objects and for each of these I have some properties. Example data and schematic of output: + ...
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pandoc converting tex to docx with references - not enclosed in parentheses / brackets

I am trying to convert a pretty basic latex file to docx format using pandoc and am having a slight issue with the in-text citation not being enclosed in parentheses () tex doc minimal example ...
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Does there exist a quick hack to see which bibtex sources I've used? [duplicate]

I have 42 sources in my bibtex (.bib file) but only 31 in my bibiliography. Is there a quick hack to find which ones I still need to write about? Thanks
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BibTeX: Citations appear with three names instead of first name + et al

I use natbib and the bibliography style aipauth4-1.bst. When I cite entries that have 3 authors, all three names appear in the text. It is the first time I see something like that, other bst styles do ...
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Citing e-books using LaTeX

What would be the best way to cite electronic books (e-books) with BibTeX? I am currently using the biblatex-chicago package to produce footnote references. I would like to know what entry type and ...
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In bst file, check if variable contains string

I have a bst file that handles a "collaboration" field in a bib entry as follows: @article{test, author = "Smith, J.", title = "The Foo Title", collaboration = ...
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bibtex techreport entry - authors from different institutions

I need to cite this report: http://www.aaafoundation.org/pdf/usRAPIIIFinalReport.pdf It was written by two groups of authors from two institutions. The report was sponsored by some other ...
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How to anonymize paper without black highlighting [duplicate]

I tried to anonymize a paper with black highlights, thinking it was a good and easy way (even though I could not figure out yet how to do it in the references and citations, since it is my first ...
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Managing number of authors shown in a citation

I'm using \bibliographystyle{phil_review} and when I cite a paper with more than two authors it automatically appears as 'XX et. al.' What's the simplest way to control for the number of authors ...
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how to cite the numeric reference at beginning of sentence

I want to citing the numeric references using BibTeX. Problem arise when I try to cite a reference at the beginning of a sentence. e.g., when I try to cite \citet{TrHe02} at the beginning of sentence ...
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Extra comma at the end of a reference

I am having a problem that whenever I have more than one entry with the same "author", then in my bibliography, both of them will have an extra comma at the end. Could you show me how to get rid of ...
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Spurious percent symbol in bibtex url

Using pdflatex and bibtex, this code gives me a spurious percent symbol. \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} \usepackage{url} \begin{document} hello \cite{hello}. \bibliographystyle{plain} ...
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Bib compilation blocks pdf compilation

I am pretty sure this is not a syntax mistake. I am using a .tex file with the following form: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \title{Here goes the title} \author{Here goes my name} ...
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Beamer: Having more than one bibliography

I want to make a presentation with the beamer class and include the Name of the Paper and the authors into my slides. I really like the style in which it is included when using the classical ...
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How to import bibliography (from .bib file) to svg or other Inkscape friendly format

I want to make a poster in Inkscape and include the bibliography I have in .bib file. When I had only one item in the list, I just copied the text from generated pdf and manually formatted it (adding ...
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-job-name and BibTeX do not work together?

I have a problem using the %& -job-name= command together with the bibliography. If I compile the file without the -job-name command, the bibliography appears normally, with that command, ...
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Weird \nocite{*} behaviour with bibtex & beamer

I'm using BibTeX together with latex beamer and have a weird issue: the entries of my BibTeX file look like this one: @inproceedings{DBLP:conf/latin/BenderF00, author = {Michael A. ...
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Auto citation in TeXmaker

My problem is similar to TeXmaker citation But as the above thread is closed so I am putting it as new question. In my TeXmaker, the auto-completion works fine except for the citations which are to ...
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Display every bibtex file entry when calling \bibliography{literatur} [duplicate]

I'm using bibtex in combination with the LaTeX beamer class and have one literature.bib file in the same directory. In my presentation I cite several entries of literature.bib but I want each and ...
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How do I prevent proper nouns from being converted to lowercase by a bst file in LaTex?

My bibliography contains some items like this: R. K. Sawyer, “Improvisation and the creative process: Dewey, collingwood, and the aesthetics of spontaneity,” The problem is that the proper nouns ...
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Babelbib: combine bababbrv-lf and babunsrt-lf

I am using babelbib in order to generate my bibliography. However, it won't satisfy all my needs. I just want the entrys to be formatted like [1] Knuth, D. and Torvalds, L.: We didn't write ...
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arXiv messing up bibliography

I'm having a little trouble with a submission to arXiv and I don't know if people here can help diagnose it. Simply put, the arXiv tex compiler is screwing up the bibliography for reasons I don't ...
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Output pdf file shows empty references after inserting BibTeX in Lyx 2.0.5

My output pdf file shows empty references after inserting BibTeX in Lyx 2.0.5. The BibTeX file is created by JabRef 2.9.2 and I am using Windows 7.
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Difference between bibliography management styles

There are two ways that I've seen people including their bibliographies. The first is without including any package: % Document: \bibliographystyle{ieeetr} \bibliography{<file>} And the ...
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Formating bibliography with natbib

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[portuguese]{babel} \usepackage{natbib} \begin{document} Hello, world! (\Citealt[32]{Doe2999}) ...
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\bibliographystyle{unsrtnat} with alphabetical order [closed]

I'm using \bibliographystyle{unsrtnat} because of that (author, year) output reference style. Anyway in my bibliography the references dont appear in alphabetical order and either in the format that I ...
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vim-LaTeX does not construct correct argument for bibtex

My pdf compile rule is pdflatex -interaction=nonstopmode $* & bibtex $* & pdflatex -interaction=nonstopmode $* Everything works fine except for the bibtex call. The reason is that "$*" is ...
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bibtex display URL in reference

I am trying to display a URL in a reference using the bibliography style ieeetr. According to here I can use the howpublished field in my bibtex entry, but it seems that this doesn't work for me. ...
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Bibtex true unsort

My first steps with bibtex, with pdflatex on a linux machine. I use \nocite{*} so that all references are printed, either cited or not. All the bibliography style that I have found are sorting the ...
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(Another) problem with url hyphenation in bibliography

What I am about to ask has already been asked many times, but nothing seems to work for me so far. Basically I am having troubles in getting urls hyphenated correctly in the bibliography. I modified ...
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getting rid of DOI URL etc fields in aipnum4-1.bst

I tried the solution suggested by Mico suggested in Getting rid of DOI, ISSN links from bibliography but no luck I get error messages like You can't pop an empty literal stack for entry ...
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Hyperlinks in bibtex bibliography

I am using BibTex to write the bibliography of my document. I also want that when I cite some of my references an hyperlink appears in the pdf so as when one click it it will redirect to the ...
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Logfile very large

Everytime I compile my file, I get a message from TeXstudio saying The logfile is very large (> 2 MB) are you sure you want to load it? This is mostly because I am updating the bibliography, ...
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How to achieve the sort and compress behavior in Bibtex4word

I needed to work with bibtex and word, and this answer gave me the solution: Bibtex4word. However, I ran into a problem. How can I achieve the sort and compress citation style that the natbib and ...
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LyX BibTeX with child-documents not working

If I insert the bibliography within the child document, it works perfectly. (therefore it cannot be the Databank). But when I try to render the parent document, I get the following error: \citep ...
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Access fields of bibtex entry (gerplain.bst and \citeauthor)?

I create my references like this \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{scrreprt} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{bibgerm} % literatur deutsch \begin{filecontents*}{reffile.bib} @article{doe:1996, ...
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LyX Problem when referencing. Just question mark [?] [closed]

I am very new to LyX (no LaTeX background whatsoever) and cannot manage to properly insert citations. The problem is, within LyX the citation seems ok [Sayer], but when I render the PDF, I only get ...
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How to keep a code in a bbl file?

In my previously asked question about changing the chaptermark in a bibliography, I got a nice answer but unfortunately I need to place the code in my BBL file. This means I need to rewrite my code ...
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How to change the chaptermark of bibliography

In previously asked questions about changing the chaptermark in a bibliography, I couldn't get a solution for my problem. That is why I'm asking a new question. I'm writing my thesis. The references ...
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URLs in bibliography: LaTeX not breaking line as expected

I am trying to include long URLs in a bibliography, but those often overflow into the margin of the document. I have seen a number of questions about breaking URLs in bibliography, but after trying ...
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change bibliography output with different files for each chapter [closed]

I am writing my thesis in pdfLaTeX+MakeIndex+BibTeX using achemso bibliography style, and I am using a root file with different files and bib for each chapter. I am trying to adjust the output of the ...
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APA6 reference: Chapter in book

I have trouble referencing a chapter in an edited book using apa6.cls. I use Jabref to create the .bib file for my references. What I want is: Good, B., & Kleinman, A. (1985). Anxiety and the ...
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How to produce full author list in the first citation instead of “et al.” in *achicago* package?

I use the achicago package and need to produce full list of authors when a source is cited for the first time and then "et al." afterwords. I found that natbib has a longnamesfirst option that does ...
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Bibliography separation with variable separator [closed]

I need a "." behind the title and "," behind all other entries. So far I tried to modify output.nonnull and output.check and extended them by an additional variable. STRINGS { s t separator } ...
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Issues with bibliography — No special characters [duplicate]

I'm having issues with my bibliography file. I have the following: \documentclass[final,inline]{ieee} \usepackage[english]{babel} \begin{document} \cite{ref11}, \cite{ref12} ...
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Title missing and Pages not displayed properly in mn2e bibliography

@article entries in my .bib file are not being displayed properly in the .pdf generated. The 'title' goes missing and only the first entry of the pages get displayed. I am using mn2e bibliography ...
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How to force a specific entry to be first in the bibliography?

I'm writing a paper and I need a specific entry in the bibliography go first in the list. The rest of entries should be sorted as usual. I use plain bibliography style and an external .bib file. For ...