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Too many BibTeX entries with identical values for author field

I got a custom \bibliographstyle from my University. I exceeded the number 26 with my Entries which do not have an Author and a Year. For the Author I put in "o.V". Normally I got as Key in my .bbl ...
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Separation between last and secondlast item in citet with authoryear style? [duplicate]

If citing several items with \citet, I want to achieve a specific separator (like "and") between the last and the second last item. For example \citet{Grieg,Greg,Gregor} should give something like ...
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Natbib In-Text Citation displays (author?)

I have taken a look through many other questions on this subject but cannot seem to fix my issue. Essentially while references display correctly I cannot get the author citation to appear in my text ...
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bibliography entry missing [closed]

I have got a problem with BibTeX: For exhibition catalogues I have used the misc entrytype in Jabref and for sorting I have added a key = {Ausst.Kat. place}. This works fine. Only one entry always ...
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BibLaTeX/BibTeX custom field to show file link [closed]

I am trying to build a database for my references. I don't want to use Mendeley or so to do the job. Therefore I have a pdf file that displays all references that I have, like it is in the MWE. Now I ...
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\fullcite not working as it should

I'm trying to make the code of the following post work: How to make a bib entry appear also in the main document but I get some thing that I don't expect: I'm using the default TeXShop command: ...
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Is there a transparent way to automatically abbreviate journal names?

I have a BibTeX file containing many references, where the journal titles are (for the most part) written out in full. I would like to replace these in my reference list with the standard abbreviated ...
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Why hyperref doesn't break links when using \href but it does when using \url ? Bibtex entries in the middle of a document?

I encountered the following problem while preparing my CV. There are a few links prepared by hyperref that are not broken in several lines. I am wondering if there is a way to fix this problem. This ...
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How to produce a LaTeX document with only few selected bibliography entries

I would like to produce a LaTeX document with only selected references from my database. I only want one page PDF with few reference drawn from my database. Here is an example of the outcome I am ...
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BibTex trouble: publisher/address location and removing fullstops [closed]

I have the same problem as at Editing .bst file to modify printing of publisher and address information but I just don't get the solution. When Guido writes "change publisher to address and address ...
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How to specify where to place bibliography

How do I specify where I want my bibliography placed? I need it to be placed before the appendices and to appear in the table of contents. If it's relevant I'm using TeXnicCenter with MiKTeX and ...
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Compile sequence: citing in the glossary

I'm trying to add a reference to a source in my bibtex bibliography in one of my glossary entries. However, it remains a questionmark! When I compile two times in a row, it works fine, though. My ...
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Referencing using Misc

Surprisingly I can not find an answer to this question. Where does the author go in the following example: @misc{Chen, title = {{Chen. H} Basics of Probability Theory}, howpublished = ...
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Bibliography style (vancouver)

I'm quite new with LaTeX, but am trying to write my master's thesis with it. I'm running into a problem with the bibliography style. This is what the school asks for the reference style (with the ...
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Webpage without author, using the title can make a very long apa citation

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{apacite} \usepackage[hyphens]{url} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} @book{forbes, author = {}, year = {2013}, title = ...
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hyperlinking in bibliography

I am using a Ubuntu 12.04 machine in which I have loaded LaTeX (packages from CTAN, not the default ones). I want to bring hyperlinks in the bibliography files. Though my bib file contains all the ...
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Remove \cite{ref1} output of [1]

I added the references using BibFile1.bib and in BibFile1.bib include the reference label as ref1. My TeX document code is: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oneside]{report} \begin{document} \cite{ref1} ...
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Issues with APACite package undefined control sequence \bibitem

I get the following errors when I try to cite with apacite Undefined control sequence \bibitem{GDP:2012} You can't use `\relax' after \the \bibitem{GDP:2012} Citation `GDP:2012' undefined There were ...
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How do I create a bib file in texlipse?

This seems like it should be really straightforward, but I can't figure it out. When I go to File-->New there is no .bib file. Under File-->New-->Other-->Texlipse there is no .bib file. Is there ...
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ClassicThesis, Lyx and reference ordering?

I am writing my PhD thesis with ClassicThesis, in LyX under Linux. Everything is working perfect... until I noticed that the order of apperance for my references is off. For example, the first listed ...
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Superscript citations with letters to denominate different pages

I've been using natbib in my thesis with the 'author year' citation style. By far the most common way of doing citations in my field of study is superscript, so I want to change to natbib's super ...
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How to cite email/correspondence in IEEE format?

I have several email conversations I would like to cite in my PhD thesis. The bibliography style that I'm using is \bibliographystyle{IEEEtranSN}. I know that style is not IEEE compliant in a strict ...
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Changing the style with biblatex

I'm still a LaTeX beginner. I'm using kile and KBibTeX on lubuntu. I try to use biblatex. I copied this from a help document into my preamble: \usepackage[style=authortitle-icomp]{biblatex} ...
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Adding condition into BibTex .bst file

I am trying to edit a bibliography style file (bst) such that it only prints the language part if the item is not in English. For example I want to have "(in German)" if the item is not English but I ...
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Citing author or year only without natbib

I have to submit this article, in which I need to cite Smith [2012] as opposed to [Smith, 2012] Easy. With natbib I just use \citet. Except that I just realised the publisher doesn't want ...
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Problem Bibtex Texshop no references [closed]

I'm having a problem getting references in my document using Texshop. I searched for multiple solutions and already tried them but they didn't help me. At the end of my .tex file, I wrote the ...
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BibTeX in LaTeX document

For referencing in my LaTeX documents, I use the thebibliography command. However most of the times I find the information of my citations in BibTeX format. Manually editing BibTeX file to convert ...
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Author with Arabic Name

I am writing an paper (in English) and one of the authors of a paper I'm citing name is in Arabic. The article is written in English. The BibTex entry: @article{kotini, jstor_articletype = ...
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Split citation into author and year

I have this in my .tex: This study was done by \cite{mogul1997potential} in X and lately proposed to be a present feature in HTTP servers \cite{mogul2002delta}. It generates: This study was ...
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Stand-alone (portable) Bibtex [closed]

Sorry for the newbie question, but I just wonder what exactly the files are needed to make bibtex.exe and bibtex8.exe from MiKTeX being a stand-alone programs. Background The macro bibtex4word ...
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BibTeX compilation is corrupting myfiles

I am using TexMaker 1.9.9 and managing my references with KbibTeX. I have all the LiveTex package up to date from Debian Stable release. I always use the same template to write assignments: ...
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How can I use bibtex with google docs to produce RTF files for journal submission?

Our project quite happily uses google docs to collaborately edit documents and store a bunch of them. We also quite happily use ConTeXt to produce internal publications in pdf format. Unfortunately, ...
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Change citation conjunction from “and” to “i”

How can I change the citation conjunction from english "and" to catalan "i"? Otherwise Author = {Kirk, D. and MacPhail, A.}, would get cited as (Kirk and MacPhail, 2002) when it should be (Kirk i ...
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Adding citations as I write and not at the end of my writing

I'm using LyX for writing my article. And I want to add a bibtex library to add references for it. I can do that and then add citations from that library without a problem. But the thing is, I'm ...
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How would I cite a dataset with BibTeX?

I want to output something like this: Pew Research Center for the People & the Press. (2008). April 2012 Values Survey [Data file]. Available from Pew Research Center for the People & the ...
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Ibid doesn't show up [closed]

I modified an essay layout for my purposes and everything is hunkydory except for the fact that my chicago style citations will spam the footnotes when citing consecutively from the same work. I ...
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Weird thing in references/bibliography page [closed]

I'm writing my thesis but I have a huge problem. I'm using BibTeX to make the bibliography, but when I run my project,in the references page of my pdf created file I have beside the number of the ...
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Is there a difference between “” and {} in BibTeX?

I see in some examples each field in a BibTeX entry is given within "", while in others it is given within {}. For example, @Book{Torre2008, author = "Joe Torre and Tom Verducci", publisher = ...
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Alignment issue with bibtex using IEEEtran class

Only the first reference of my bibliography is correctly aligned within the margins. The other references go outside the margins to the left and right. ...
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References are printed with spaces between them?

Is it possible to better format this so that I can remove the huge spaces between words? Code used: \bibliographystyle{abbrv} \bibliography{library} Code in .bib library: @misc{marsrover, ...
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How to remove parentheses from year in the references in chicago bibliography style

I'm using chicago bibliography style (\bibliographystyle{chicago}) and the references appear like: Leibowitz, A. (1974). Education and home production. The American Economic Review 64(2), ...
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What is the best referencing tool for LaTeX?

I'm using TexShop on Mac and have a .bib file with references exported by Zotero. One disadvantage of this method is that CiteKeys where I can use in-text referencing \cite{citekeys} cannot be ...
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Alphadin BibTeX: DOI displayed twice

I'm not quite sure how to explain my problem. Please telle if you need more information. My document is very large and has a lot of settings. I'm using TeXnicCenter with the BibTex-Compiler 2.8. When ...
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Apacite for in proceedings

I am using apacite to format inproceedings entries, and from what I read, in APA style the volume and pages should be separated by commas, like this: Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (1996). Title ...
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Natbib square brackets color

When using Bibtex w/ Natbib and square brackets, does anyone know how to change the color of the square brackets?
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Bibtex Key definition

I only recently started using Latex for my university documents and for my current one I am using a template provided by them. I am using bibtex to manage my sources. Here is an example bibtex-entry: ...
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Proceedings bibliography problem - not displaying year, address and pages

I want to show proceedings information in the output PDF file using data from publications.bib. Particularly, I have a problem displaying year, address and pages. ...
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Bibliography in reverse order of entrance in .bib

When I type: @ARTICLE{article1, author = {AAA}, title = {New Method1}, year ={2013}, journal = {SuperJournal}, } @ARTICLE{article2, author = {BBB}, title = {New Method2}, year ...
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Arsclassica: failure in Bibilography and minitoc

I tried to use arsclassia. I downloaded all the files, except the product, i.e. ArsClassica.pdf. I tried to compile ArsClassica.tex by TexShop, first LaTeX, then BiBTeX and 2 times LaTeX. When I did ...
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Latex citations Bibtex. Wrong capital and alphabetical order [duplicate]

In my bibliography citations are ordered wrong. For example: @inproceedings{17Degroot, title={Critical scour: new bed protection design method}, author={De Groot, M.B.}, booktitle={Journal of ...