{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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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 ...
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How to cite a book chapter written by an author that is not the editor or author of the book with BibTeX?

I don't know how to cite a chapter written by an author that is not the editor or author of the book. How can I get the following citation? Grandstrand, O. (2004), 'Innovation and Intellectual ...
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BibTeX key alignment and localization

I'm having problems with my bibtex keys. According to my style guide, they should be left-aligned, whereas now they're right-aligned. Is there a way to change that? I am using amsalpha bibliography ...
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BibTeX single author entries with two periods [closed]

Using BibTeX, I am trying to edit a .bst file to not produce two periods following the author name of a single author entry. For example the following entry... @ARTICLE{Yeh2004, author = {Yeh, P. ...
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How to avoid gap in the bibliography when there is a number but no volume

I'm trying to customize my bts to match the requirements of my institute. My problem is followingoutput when citing articles that have a number but no volume: Amable, Bruno (2010): Morals and ...
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Using BibTex entries directly in .tex file

Is there any way to use BibTex entries in thebibliography environment like following: \begin{thebibliography}{9} @article{greenwade93, author = "George D. Greenwade", title = "The ...
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Override first/last name splitting for one entry in BibTeX

I want to preserve the ordering of the author field and avoid the automatic abbreviations, and only that, for this specific entry. I have something like: @TECHREPORT{abcd2012, author = {Free ...
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Script to import .bib and output HTML based on a style [closed]

I'm able to use various tools (such as pyP2B.py) to generate a BibTex database. I've also successfully created a AMA styled RTF of the database using JabRef and the APAish extension, although this ...
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Adapt BibTeX style to give all initials

I'm using a modification of the plainyr BibTeX style. Although my bib-file contains all initials for some authors (e.g. B.D. McKay), I end up with just the first initial in my document (e.g. B. ...
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Citing personal correspondence with function of cited person via email?

Which bibtex entry would should I use to cite a personal correspondence via email. Also, If I want to add the function and company (say financial controller at pencils inc.) of the person cited, how ...
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Bibliography not printed at the end of the book

I'm having a problem with printing the bibliography at end of a book. The main .tex file is \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage{amsmath, amsthm, amssymb} \usepackage{url} ...
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\bibliographystyle doesn't apply

\bibliographystyle doesn't seem to be applied. I want to get Майоров С.А., Новиков Г.И. Принципы организации цифровых машин. - Л.: Машиностроение, 1974. - 432 с. but I'm getting Новиков ...
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BibTeX: DLMF web site with organizational author (NIST) [closed]

A BibTeX question (using BibDesk). I am having trouble working out how to make BibTeX handle the new Digital Library of Mathematical Functions (DLMF) web page. No authors or editors are listed. DLMF ...
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Entry-types in alphadin

Is there any documentation of the entry-types in alphadin.bst? If not, what's the easiest way to find out, which fields of a given entry-type are available, which are required, which optional and ...
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Two questions on biblatex: impression vs. edition & editorial roles

A: I've come accross quite a few books which state in the frontmatter that the book which I am holding in my hands is not the first edition of 1982 but (example 1) a "new impression with new ...
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Page displaying how BibTeX entries are presented to the user

Can anyone provide a page which demonstrates how BibTeX entries are presented to the user? I found this page which has an explanation about each entry, but I need a website showing how a style (I ...
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Running class and bst file through command line/shell script

I am trying to run the latex project: http://www.sigchi.org/publications/chipubform/sigchi-papers-latex-template/at_download/file through command line. I have written a shell script(*.sh file), where ...
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Why should I use -​- in pages field of a BibTeX entry?

In most BibTeX entries I found on the internet a page range in the page field is separated by a double hyphen --. Why should I use a double dash and not a single one -? @misc{blub, title="blah", ...
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Bibtex reverse numbering

For my CV, I would like to reverse number publications (i.e., starting from the total number of publications all the way down to 1). Is this possible with plain LaTeX and BibTeX? This question is ...
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How to suppress insertion of letter labels after year for references from the same year

I hope this is a simple question, but I've been googling it all evening and haven't made much progress. I am currently working on converting my CV to LaTeX (which is going quite well), but I've come ...
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References showing question marks [closed]

In LyX, I'm using the reference style apsrev.bst, which I downloaded from here: http://www.maik.ru/pub/tex/revtex4/ This reference style is the one used in Physical Review. But now when I add ...
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What is the best way to get BibTeX entries from ISBN number?

I was wondering if the members of the community would kindly share their wisdom in what is the best way to get BibTeX entries from ISBN number? I am currently using this service but results leave ...
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How to emulate the traditional BibTeX styles (plain, abbrv, unsrt, alpha) as closely as possible with biblatex?

This question led to a new package: biblatex-trad I'd like to use biblatex while at the same time maintaining the bibliography format of the traditional BibTeX styles (plain, abbrv, unsrt, ...
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biblatex output like BibTeX's unsrt style

I use biblatex in order to have a bibliography per chapter. I tried chapterbib and bibtopic, but I did not succeed with the former and citations were not sorted with the latter. This what the ...
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Change of cj.bst sytle bibtex

I recently began to use Latex and bibtex. I would like to know, What I need doing to edit the cj.bst style (is the most closest style that I found to write my undergraduate career final project). I ...
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Changing output of the BibTeX style unsrt

I apologize because I'm a beginner and I would like to change the output of the unsrt bibliography style, but I can't found anything in 34th tag pages about BibTeX. Also, I tried with other styles but ...
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How to use multiple URLs for one bibtex reference?

I have used this BibTeX reference in my work @Misc{oai:CiteSeerPSU:562256, title = "Gerris: {A} Tree-Based Adaptive Solver For The Incompressible Euler Equations In Complex Geometries", ...
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How to write “ä” and other umlauts and accented letters in bibliography?

How to write in bibliography (package natbib) letter "a" with two dots above? Specially, I mean the word Birkhäuser. Is there a general rule or way how to write such umlauts or other accented letters ...
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Referencing to CD content

I am moving alot of appendix material to an attached CD with my report. I was wondering if there was a right or wrong way to reference to CD content. In this case how can this be accomplished? Would ...
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BibTex: Handling manuscripts

I have created bibliography project with books about dancing history: https://github.com/georgthegreat/dancebooks-bibtex It is a good practice (for manuscript entries) to add library, where this ...
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Consecutive references in BibTeX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it normal for BibTeX to replace similar author names with “------”? I have three consecutive BibTeX references where the authors list is same in all ...
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Dummy package for .bib files

When answering this question about CV reference lists I thought it would be helpful if there was a "dummy" bib file that I could include. Is there a package like lipsum or blindtext for bib files?
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Processing a BibTeX database based on entry type

Consider a BibTeX database (i.e. a .bib file), in which there are over 100 entries. Entry types are journal publications, conference publications, etc., all of which are published by some specific ...
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Avoiding dot in true single-character middle name (abbrv-style)

One of my co-author's name has the pattern "Aaaa B Ccccc", where (due to transcription from Chinese) the "B" is indeed a single character (part of the given name). Now BibTeX (in abbrv-style) likes to ...
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IEEEtran BibTeX Style - how to deactivate URLs?

I am using the following BibTeX style for my bibliography. \bibliographystyle{IEEEtran} \bibliography{IEEEabrv,references,thesis} This formats bibliography entries like this: , including a ...
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Bibliography and URLs in references

The functions in the end are defined in my .bst file. What they do is, when I add the field webpage={http://xxx.xxx.xxx...../} to a bibitem, it displays at the end of the reference in the ...
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Can't list bilibliography in order cited using ReVTeX 4.1

The journal I am submitting to requires the bibliography be listed in the order cited in the text. How can I do this with ReVTeX? I have tried different journal styles but can't get it to work. ...
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bibtex issue : Warning--I didn't find a database entry for “birks”

I'm having an issue using bibtex with pdflatex. Here is the file biblio.bib I'm using (with this exact format) : @Book{physiqueNucleaire, author = "Claude le Sech and Christian Ngô", title = ...
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author name formatting in plainnat

I typed in the preamble \usepackage[round]{natbib} \usepackage{cite} \newcommand{\bibfont}{times} Then at the end \bibliography{mybibfile}{} \bibliographystyle{plainnat} \nocite{*} In bib file I ...
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Bibtex ordering by appearence of the .bib file instead of the .tex file

I'm using TexMaker + BibTex + XeLaTeX and everything was fine, until I noticed that it was ordering the references by the .bib file order instead of the .tex file order. So it starts at [5] instead of ...
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Remove comma after title ending with questionmark

I am using a bit modified bibtex style but with quite common base. It is based on utphys 2.7 which is based on "IEEE Transactions bibliography style (29-Jan-88 version)" I'd like to remove comma ...
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IEEEtran bibliography style doesn't work [closed]

I'm using IEEEtran bibliography style, but for some reason it isn't working. My paper.tex file includes the most recent version of IEEEtran files, as follows: \bibliographystyle{IEEEtran} ...