{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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Separation of last author with \citep

I came across a solution on how to make an author list where the last author is preceded by "and", as shown in this code: \newcommand\MidSep{, }% separator for two elements, not the last two (for ...
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Package biblatex and subfile not working in subfiles [closed]

I am trying to use biber and package subfile. Thank to the community I manage to make it run in the main file. See here: Bibliographies when using subfiles The file bbl is not created in the folder ...
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use the same bibliography bib file for two latex source (main and appendix)

I have a main latex source and its bibtex file: ./main.tex and ./main.bib In main.tex the bibliography is included as \bibliography{main}, then the pdf is correctly produced with all the needed ...
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How to remove a period from middle initial in bst file while leaving first name unchanged

I have a question about manipulating a bst file to remove a period after a middle initial. Assume the following .bib file entry: @BOOK{author1999book, title = {Very Informative and Handsome Book}, ...
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Cited Authors with Biblabels in Index

I want to include all cited authors in the index, but with the biblabel and not with the pagenumber. I tried authorindex, but I want one index not two different. I also tried authorindex -i but ...
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References in .bib file but not the bbl file [duplicate]

I am trying to create a bibliography, using natbib, but only one of the references can be cited in my tex file - the others appear as ? in the tex and not at all in the References section. Here is ...
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Biomedical Engineering: Applications, Basis and Communications bibtex style [closed]

I have a bst format problem about submit journal paper to the "Biomedical Engineering: Applications, Basis and Communications" In recently, I found the more similarity type that the output looks ...
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How to type mdash in bibtex [duplicate]

How can I type the HTML — character into the title field of my .bib file?
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Author year citation

I have looking for how to cite the author and year in a sentence with reference to my bibliography list. I already used some Natbib styles, but no result of what I want. This is my main file: thesis....
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Free reference manager and PDF organizer for Windows [closed]

I'm looking for a reliable reference manager and PDF organizer in order to make my research work more efficient and productive. In particular, I would like the software to help me to export references ...
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punctuation color in references

I have used the following command to change the color of references in the text to blue: \hypersetup{ colorlinks, pdfborder=0 0 0, linkcolor=blue, citecolor=blue} however; the parentheses, ...
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bibtex apacite problem

I have a problem with bibtex: it doesn't seem to find my references from my .bib-file. The Errors I get: [BibTeX] mit Rückgabewert 2 beendet and: LaTeX Warning: Citation `Murty2010' undefined on ...
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how to use “splncs.bst” style file?

I have a reviewer asked me to put "splncs.bst" style file in a lncs conference paper for bibliography formatting, how should I do this?
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Continuing (and preserved) reference numbers with bibunits [duplicate]

I am trying to have two separate bibliographies that may share common references with the bibunits package. If I use a certain reference in bibunit 1, I want its number to be continued in bibunit 2. ...
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How do I format a journal submission to Angewandte Chemie with LaTeX

Normally when my group writes journal papers we use the achemso style and package. However, we want to submit a paper to Angewandte Chemie. They don't appear to provide a LaTeX template, but will take ...
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Cite the appendix to a paper in bibtex

I would like to cite the appendix, written by Dr. X, of a published paper written by Profs Y and Z, and I am using bibtex. Unfortunately I am confused about how to do this. Of course both the appendix ...
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Source with range of years

Some of my references are annual publications of which I'm using multiple editions. I cannot figure out, however, how to cite them with only 1 reference entry. In the text it should look something ...
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BibTeX writes “pages” where it should be “page”

In a book I'm citing, the pages are numbered as following: X-Y, where X is the chapter number and Y is the number of the page in that chapter. For example, the fifth page of the third chapter would be ...
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Using Multibib with Beamer

For the defense of my PhD, I have to finish my presentation with a complete list of my publication. In the manuscript, I used the multibib package to generate automatically the list and it works fine. ...
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Where to find error in bibliography: “finished with exit code 2” bibtex [duplicate]

I obtained a finished with exit code 2 using kile when compiling the bibliography. I presume there is an error in how I've written the bibliography (.bib) file. Is there a sort of debugger which ...
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How to manage a central bibtex file which plays nice with (TexMaker's) auto-complete?

I want to keep a single central bibtex file that is shared across all my machines. My approach has been to set up a local tex-tree in a dropbox folder, and just store the file there. So far this has ...
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bibtex: Problem in Reference number Order

I am having problem with my bibtex reference number. The number does not increase in order as you can see from the screenshot below. The index goes from 1 to 3, 4, 5, and back to 2. Sorry in ...
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Duplicate keys in citation II

This is the converse of: Duplicate keys in citation As before, using bibtex, Natbib w/ sort&compress option. \def\grpA{key1,key2,key3} \def\grpB{key2,key3,key4} Group A\citep{grpA} discusses X, ...
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Bibtex error after updating to TeXLive 2013: style file not found

I have recently updated my TeXLive installation to the 2013 version (via MacTeX), and I am getting an error when trying to use the econometrica style from natbib. (The error comes from running Bibtex, ...
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Customizing BibDesk's preview style to include DOIs

I often use the preview feature of BibDesk to generate citations I can cut & paste into other documents (e.g. for those colleagues of mine who can't let go of their lowly Microsoft word processor)....
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Automatically cite all author names instead of “et al.” on first occurrence?

I am using BibTeX and Natbib (author-year) for citing references in my document. Whenever there are three authors or more for a given paper, the citation will be "First author et al. (year)". This is ...
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Why doesn't BibTeX work?

For some reason, I am not able to do any citations or even my bibliography. I get a "[BibTeX] finished with exit code 2" message when I compile in Kile. Yet, all seems to be ok in my bibliography. ...
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transferring inline citations from MS word to LaTex

I'm converting a MS Word document into a LaTeX document. I have >100 references and would like to know the easiest way to convert all the inline citations from my MS Word document to my LaTeX ...
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How to use URLs in BibTeX database when using natbib in TeX file?

I will first give you the codes then I will explain my problem: \documentclass[a4paper,10]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} I hereby ...
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How to cite correctly

Consider i have this bibtex: @inproceedings{Ko:2011:SIW:2049536.2049545, author = {Ko, Eunjeong and Ju, Jin Sun and Kim, Eun Yi}, title = {Situation-based indoor wayfinding system for the visually ...
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Forcing the dash in French initials in bibliography

How one writes "Smith, J.-M.," in bibliography? I want the dash not to disappear! If I write the full name, e.g. Jean-Michel Smith, then BibTeX treats it properly and generates Smith, J.-M. I have ...
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Writing the “&” on the Bibliography without errors

While writing the Bibliography, I want the last author of the article to appear preceded by an "&". This is the bibtex file @ARTICLE{Chambers2002, author = {Chambers, A. F. and Groom, A. C. \&...
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Getting the authors' “Lastname, Firstname” format

I'm getting the Bibliography in the following format: Firstname Lastname. Article.. What should I change to get the Bibliography in the following format: Lastname, Firstname. ...
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Cite a song using apa6, apacite, and bibtex

I'm using apaciteThe apacite package documentation indicates I need the apacdoc package to cite songs, so I've included that as well. What's not clear to me is which bibtex fields should be added for ...
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I'm not getting the commas in the Bibliography!

I'm managing my references with JabRef. These are the references I'm referring to: @ARTICLE{Deryugina1998, author = {Deryugina E. I., Bourdon M. A., Reisfeld R. A. \&Strongin A.}, title = {...
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Where should I put the bib-file to use it directly in \bibliography{bibfile}?

I've usually referred as \bibliography{path_to_bib_file/bibfile} to find the bib-file of my Bibliography. Where should I put my bib-file in order to simply use the command \bibliography{bibfile} ? ...
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Short links in BibTeX

Most of my citations have are websites, so I have filled the url field in BibTeX. However, with apalike2, it does not show them, so I put an \url{…} into there as well, copying the URL. For electronic ...
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Undefined control sequence while using bib file for References

I'm using TexMaker, if it helps. I also have TeXnicCenter and TexWorks. The tex file is the following: \documentclass[11pt]{book} \begin{document} (...) \bibliographystyle{unrst} \...
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Specifying bbl in Latex2rtf using Lyx [closed]

I'm trying to export a Lyx-file (lyx) to a RTF-file with Latex2rtf using Lyx. I've already generated a bbl-file by writing following commands in the Terminal: latex file.tex bibtex file.aux I've ...
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Citing a speech in BibTex

I would like to cite Alan Greenspan's speech from 1996. What should the appropriate bibtex entry look like?
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merge multiple citations (using rsc.bst & bookends) [closed]

I am using rsc.bst as the bibiliography style of my text. It can merge multiple citations in one refer ence entry by adding an asterisk to every of the citation keys following the lead one, for ...
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How can I remove the comma between volume and number in the IEEEtr.bst file

I just started modifying my ieeetr.bst file. I was able to switch first and last name for my (journal article) authors in the bibliography. I also wanted to display the Volume and Issue number as 1(...
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Empty author field in BibTeX

I need to add a reference with an empty author field to my bibliography list. I have this bibitem : @misc{impl, title="Abc Def", howpublished = {2} } When I do this I see a colon in front ...
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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 ...