{bibtex} is specifically about Oren Patashnik's BibTeX program, its .bib database file format, and use of these in creating documents. For general questions about bibliographies and citations, use {bibliographies} instead.

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Is there a LaTeX editor for Windows with an equivalent to RefTeX ?

I am currently using TexMaker on Windows to write my LaTeX documents. However, I would be very interested in a feature like RefTex (emacs module for bibtex) that would allow me to search directly in ...
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How to quickly convert a single BibTeX reference into a formatted reference?

I contribute a bit to various forums and Stack Exchange sites and I often want to cite a journal article that I've found from a quick search on Google Scholar. Google Scholar allows for easy exporting ...
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Sorting references in revtex4-1 by order of appearance?

When preparing an article using the revtex4-1 LaTeX package, how can I ensure that the references appear in the order that they appear in the text of the document? I've seen answers like Bibliography ...
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Use # in bibtex

The title of the book i want to cite has a # in it - how can i escape it correctly in bibtex?
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Bibtex: unsrt and crossref

I'm writing a paper for which the bibliographic style is unsrt (imposed by the editor). I use texlive 2010 and latexmk for compilation. I try to use crossref for inproceedings entries in my bib file. ...
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Which publication type for forthcoming papers in BibTeX?

I need to cite a forthcoming paper (paper that is accepted, but still not published, I guess?). However when I use the unpublished or proceedings publication type I don't get the result I want. Some ...
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Adjusting booktitle in inproceedings in a makebst-file

I have used makebst to create my Harvard-bibliography. Jiang, W., Koguchi, K. and Schulzrinne, H. (2003), ‘QoS evaluation of VoIP end- points’, ‘IEEE International Conference on Communications, ...
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Bad formatting using URLs in bibtex

Is there a better way to include URLs in bibtex which result in a fine formatting? At the moment I do the following: @misc{jvmti, author = {Oracle}, title = {{JVM TI Reference}}, ...
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Best style (.bst) for Harvard bibliography with Natbib using LyX

Learning LaTeX and using LyX. I'm using BibTeX and natbib.sty for citing. Which .bst is the best for Harvard bibliographies? elsearticle-harv.bst is the closest one I have come across. I have tried to ...
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Configuring TexMaker and BibTex

I'm using Windows 7 and just installed Texmaker. Is it possible to configure it in such a way that I can run Latex -> BibTex -> Latex -> Latex? I looked at the configuration options here: I tried ...
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Using aliases with BibTeX in the list of references

I have a frequently-cited paper in a manuscript, and I want to refer to it as "Paper I" in the text, which I can do with \defcitealias in natbib. However, I want also the acronym "Paper I" to be ...
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Naming convention for papers, articles and bibliographic references

This is not strictly speaking a TeX question, but I think every TeX author will have been confronted by it at some point. What convention do you follow when naming PDF copies of articles downloaded ...
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Can I have two different styles of bibliography in the same document?

It is possible in the same document, change the style of bibliography? I want the bibliography by chapters arranged in order of appearance. (I use unsrt), but I want the general bibliography in ...
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BibTeX: referencing entire journal

How can I write a BibTeX entry for a special issue of a journal? I've tried using @book, but then I get Warning--can't use both volume and number fields in <entry> I use natbib with abbrvnat, ...
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Creating an academic portfolio with bibtex

Any one know of a good script to turn a bibtex file into a nice academic portfolio that: links to electronic versions where known (from url or doi) works with local files (e.g. with bibdesk's format ...
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Incomplete information (e.g., page number or year) in references. How to avoid sloppy references (e.g., ???? and ,.) [closed]

For some citations, I do not have page number or other information. For example, not all conference papers specify page numbers. When I do not enter these information, the reference shows up sloppy. ...
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Hyphenating a number in the BibTeX pages field

Some journals, such as Phys. Rev. B., use unusual page numbering conventions, such as 081401-1–081401-4. (Depending on the way this gets rendered by your computer, you may not be able to discern that ...
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Error message when running custom .bst file in bibtex

I have created a custom .bst file with the makebst program. Whenever I run BibTeX on it I first get the following error: z is an unknown function --- line 169 of file eup.bst Then for all entries ...
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Comments in BibTex

Basic question (though I haven't found it here): How do I comment out parts (some lines within an entry which I would like to save for later) of a BibTex file? Apparently, @ can be used to comment ...
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Typesetting BiBTeX in TikZ

I am wondering if there is a way to print a BiBTeX bibliography in a TikZ node. I am making a huge poster, created as a large TikZ image. I want to include a small bibliography list. Is there a way to ...
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URL for “article” (and other) entries of the .bib file?

My .bib file contains the following entry: @Article{ LM11, title = "Name of paper", author = "Author A and Author B", journal = "Arxiv", year = "2011", url = "http://arxiv.org/PS_cache/arxiv/pdf/..." ...
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Converting LaTeX commands in BibTeX title field to UTF-8?

I've been Googling and downloading different software for the last two days and I'm not getting very far. I was referred to this site and it looks like a great resource. Hopefully I can get the ...
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Citing with Bibtex

After using Google for 1 hour I gave up. All I wanted is: This style for my citation : (First AUTHOR et al. , YEAR) Why is this so complicated ?
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Is there an ebib-like bibliography manager for emacs designed for biblatex? [closed]

I've been using ebib to manage my .bib files, but I've just switched over from using bibtex to using biblatex & biber to actually generate the bibliographies in documents. Obviously the file ...
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How to have access to (or manage) bib files in MiKTeX?

I use Jabref to manage my bibliography database. I also use it with LyX and it's running well. But now I need to use it with MiKTeX and use TeXmaker as an editor. Using my MiKTeX settings I'm trying ...
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biblatex: What's the first character of a field?

I would like to know, what's the first character of the value of the editor field. If the character is a curly bracket "{" the value should be printed for example bold, if the first character is ...
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bibtex: editor field: how to clasp a none-name value?

For compiling a bibliography I'm using BibLaTex and for managing the bib-file I'm using BibDesk. The names-sequence is surname before given name(s) separated by a comma. For example: Müller, Peter ...
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Sectioning bibliography by type of refered item

My promoteur has a very unusual requirement: the bibliography needs to be sorted first by specific type of refered item, next by author and by year of publication. I managed to get this custom ...
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bibtex error Texshop

I have the following files my main file: \documentclass[11pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{a4paper} \usepackage{wutzi} ...
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citation key in the alphabetic style [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Max names in biblatex I want to use the alphabetic style citation, but to display the refernces in the alphabetic order and to be able to controll the length of the ...
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Merge two BibTeX files

I was constructing a BibTeX file for my Thesis. At the middle of that I had copied that bib file to another document I had to produce, I had to add some new citations to the copy of the original. Now ...
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BibTeX: citing both translation and the original

I use BibTeX, the standard bibliography style "alpha". I wish to cite an article in Russian. The work has been translated into English, and I expect the majority of the readers will want to read the ...
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Hyphenated last name while using the apacite package

I am using the apacite package for citing references and do not know how to suppress the output of a hyphenated last name with the initial of a first name. For example, I enter the following entry ...
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A problem with using two different bibliography styles on Ubuntu

I use Latex with kile 2.1 on Ubuntu. I do not understand why when using \bibliographystyle{plain} it works very well, whereas when I use \bibliographystyle{apsrev} it doesn't ([?] are printed ...
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Bibliography in TeXnicCenter

How can I compile a project in TeXnicCenter, so that I'll get the bib references correctly. In a default installation of TeXnicCenter I don't see usage of BibTeX in any of the output profiles ...
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Bibtex entry to cite an article with unknown author?

Which bibtex entry type should I use to cite an article in a professional/popular (i.e. non peer reviewed) magazine. The article does not state an author, and bibtex article entry requires an author. ...
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File ended while scanning use of \url using Bibtex.

I have a problem with one of my bibtex items and I'm scratching my head to figure out what is wrong. I've narrowed it down to the specific reference, and in partiuclar the specific URL latex is having ...
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Apacite: suppress initials intext?

I am writing a doctoral thesis and I am using APAcite to set the references in APA (American Psychological Association) format. Mostly this has worked perfectly fine, but I would like to suppress the ...
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Gedit LaTeX plugin: How to get bibtex and makeindex to compile too?

I have been using the Gedit LaTeX plugin for over a year now, but I recently converted my references to bibtex. It is my understanding that the plugin should run bibtex and makeindex automatically, ...
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How to change order of a bibliography style manually (bilingual bibliography)

I've got a bilingual bibliography (Russian and German). I want to sort the entries alphabetically. The Russian entries have to appear alphabetically as well. Unfortunately, since the authors names are ...
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bibliographystyle with comma after journal name (i.e., just before volume)

Does anybody know of a \bibliographystyle exactly like chicago, however with a comma after the journal name just before the volume? Or is there an easy way to implement a comma in the chicago.bst ...
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Inconsistent Author et al Behavior with LaTeX+BibTeX

I am having some issues while using BibTeX to cite papers in an article I am writing. The journal I am submitting to supplies their own *.bst and *.sty files that are supposed to format to the ...
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Display references in alphabetic order of authors in bibliography.

I am using \bibliography{Temp_Bib} command to import reference entries in my report. In Temp_Bib.bib file I keep the BibTex entries of cited articles. I am using \cite{Keyword} to cite an entry from ...
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BBL file withTeXlive 2010 not generating

I just installed the TexLive 2010 package on Win XP and using the TexnicCenter editor. I linked the executables to the BIN directories. Compiling with latex.exe and with pdflatex.exe works well, but ...
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“and” in Author Name

I was sure to find the answer to this rightaway, but somehow it didn't show up. I'm trying to add an organization as an author with "and" inside the name. Like: @MISC{secfindings, author = ...
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What is the proper way to represent a talk at a conference (with no proceedings) in BibTeX (hopefully via Zotero)?

I use zotero to manage my bibliography, and export collections to BibTeX when I'm writing in LaTeX. I use apacite as my style (I'm a psychology student). I have a citation that should end up looking ...
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Are there any command for producing the BibTeX logo?

we all know \TeX produces the TeX logo and \LaTeX produces the LaTeX logo. But there seems no command like \BibTeX for producing the BibTeX logo, while Wikipedia adopts a complicated workaround: ...
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Bibliography problem: reference not printed

I rather new to bibliography.bib (bibtex) and I have a weird problem. My problem is that some items the bib files are printed and some not. I added part of the main file and part of the bibtex file ...
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Problem with compiling BibTex: “no \citation commands” error

I'm really new to BibTex, I just wonder what is going wrong when I have this kind of error when I try to compile my bibliography file. I found no \citation commands---while reading file ...
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Using BibTeX with letter class

I'm trying to use BibTeX with a letter; I hope this is not too eccentric. The letter class doesn't have BibTeX support, though. I found Environment thebibliography undefined when using letter. ...