{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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“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. ...
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Compilation problem after running bibtex [closed]

I'm having the following problem: My document compiles properly before running bibtex. When I try to recompile after running the bibtex command it gave this compiling error: Runaway argument? ...
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LaTeX Error only if certain citation is used

I've got a strange problem, where texmaker throws an error only if I include the following citation: however natural mood swings during weekdays might also have an influence\footnote{see the appendix ...
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Pass variable from LaTeX to bibtex (for easy anonymization)?

I typically use a variable for my name in .bib bibliography entries, for instance: @String {myname = "Prof. Dr. Hortensia Audactor"} String {myname = "Anonymized" } @article{audactor2005pflanzen, ...
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Bibliography does not appear

In my .tex document I have [...] \nocite{*} \bibliographystyle{amsplain} \bibliography{bibliografie} \end{document} And I have the bibliografie.bib file in the same folder. However, why the ...
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How to list all bibliography entries without citing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using BibTeX to make a list of references without having citations in the body of the document? I've read that "All items listed in the bibliography should be cited in ...
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New bib(la)tex-entrytype for music-scores

Short question: How can I create a new entry type (@music) with fields for the composer, title, opus, editor, series, location and year? \begin{filecontents*}{\jobname.bib} @music{citekey, ...
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Multiple bibliographies

I have the following: \documentclass{report} \begin{document} \include{chapter1} \include{chapter2} \end{document} I also have a reference.bib file, with entries book1, book2 and book3. ...
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“%” symbol in BibTex - Latex

I want to refer an url which contains % symbols, using BibTex. If I just write %, the rest of the line becomes a comment. If I write \%, then the slash also appears. @MISC{ref, ...
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Italics/roman in BibTeX

I use a BibTeX style which automatically italicises booktitles (using \emph). I have certain entries which contain italicised words in the title. I would like these to appear non-italicised (in roman) ...
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creating a new bibtex entry type

I've been using for bibtex for a few years now, and I've finally reached the point where I am fed up with the fact that the "book" entry does not allow for both an editor and an author, and the fact ...
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Use of \citet with bibliographystyle unsrt

While I use \citet{Titterington} and I use \bibliographystyle{unsrt} which all websites say is supposed to produce a citation in the main body like Titterington[1], for me produces a citation in the ...
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Using BibTeX to make a list of references without having citations in the body of the document?

Is there any way to have BibTeX insert a bibliography without having citations in the body of the document itself? Maybe a way to hide the in-text citations, so that BibTeX still sees them and ...
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How do you do non-numeric book editions in BibTeX?

I want to reference the book "An Introduction to Fluid Dynamics" by George Batchelor using BibTeX. The edition I'm using says it is the "First Cambridge Mathematical Library Edition 2000". This is not ...
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article has no publisher in biblatex

Why is there no publisher field on the article entry type in biblatex? I am using biblatex to create my bibliography, however I can't seem to figure out how to reference a publisher in an article ...
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bibtex author field: multiple spellings

I have an author who has a cryllic spelling and a romanized spelling. Thus, I'd like him to be listed in the bibliography as: Alexander Pushkin (Алекса́ндр Пу́шкин). However, hacking around with the ...
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Upper case author names for BST file (based on APA)

I have created a .bst file using makebst. It is based on the APA style. I have compared the .bst file to other bst files, and trying unsuccessfully to put the authors in the bibliography in capitals. ...
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Latexmk: Citation 'XXX' on page YY undefined [closed]

When I compile my document using latexmk.pl I get warning for every citation: Latexmk: Citation 'XXX' on page YY undefined The citation appears in the References at the end of the document, but at ...
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How to reference a multi-volume book with bibtex?

I would like to reference a multi-volume book, like so: Boncompagni, Baldassarre. Scritti di Leonardo Pisano matematico del secolo decimoterzo. — Roma, Tipografia delle scienze matematiche e fisiche, ...
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bibliography author initial spacing

I am using the IEEE LaTeX bibliography style, and I want to make a small change to the format of authors' names. This is not actually for submission to the IEEE so changing the format won't be a ...
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The “Gold standard” in BibTeX databases

I've developed a simple BibTeX parser. I want to test whether it can handle all possible nuances that can occur in BibTeX databases. Is there a standard .bib file against which I can check my ...
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Use of [ ] in BibTeX

I've got a BibTeX entry: @ARTICLE{article-minimal, author = {L[eslie] A. Lamport}, title = {The Gnats and Gnus Document Preparation System}, journal = {\mbox{G-Animal's} Journal}, year = ...
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How to share buildable LaTeX source when the bibliography is not accessible to all parties?

We write scientific papers with contributing authors in multiple companies. My company maintains a bibliography file which provides all references and which resides inside our company network and is ...
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LyX: Export Warning! about BibTeX

I'm trying to export a LyX file to LaTeX format and getting the following warning. LyX: Export Warning! There are spaces in the paths of your BibTeX databases. BibTeX will be unable to find them. ...
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Change BibTeX output formatting?

I am using the bibliography style "plain", which in a Technical Report, formats "Technical report" in roman font. However, my publishers want "Technical Report" to be capitalised, and in italics. ...
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American Marketing Association Reference style

I searched the www for hours to find someone who created a BibTeX or LaTeX file that looks like the rules of the American Marketing Association (below an example): Wensley, Robin (1981), ...
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IEEEtranN.bst and Babel

I'm trying to use the package IEENTranN with natbib for the references in my thesis document. I'm writing in Spanish so I would like, for instance, that when I cite a proceedings instead of "in IEEE ...
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Biblatex and custom bibtex entries - is it possible?

Is it possible to have entries in a bib file with custom @entry types? For example, below I have entries I've created for a legal encyclopaedia and a United Nations document. ...
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Get an entry's abstract using bibtex and harvard.sty (or any other means)

I cut-and-paste my bib file entries using websites' "export citation" buttons (e.g., jstor or ssrn.com), often these come with an "abstract" entry. But I've never seen any bibtex or harvard.sty ...
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How to display citations in text grouped as [1-3] in stead of [1,2,3] [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Citing a range of papers (using numeric keys)? In Latex I am using BibTex for the bibliography and use \bibliographystyle{unsrt} to manage my references. When I use ...
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Url references in bibliography

I am using TexMaker. I would like to know how to include web site references in the .bib file. I am using bibliography style , alpha. How does the website reference appear in the bibliography
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Bibtex fails without citations… (test for citations? or invisible dummy cite)

I have a LaTeX folder where I use the same makefile and preamble for building either a part of the report or the entire report. This is achieved by a hack in the makefile where I substitute the file ...
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Reviews not same format as Articles in achemso

I'm submitting to ACS Nano using the achemso class. I use an external .bib file. Is it normal that the bibitems that are treated as @Review are not formatted the same as @Article? For the latter, it ...
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-min-crossrefs in .bib

Is there any way to control the minimum threshold for crossrefs in a bibliography other than using command line arguments? The FAQ says that it is not possible to control this in the .bst in version ...
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Sort by author in Alpha bibliography

Using the alpha bibliography style, citations are sorted by the citation key. I'd like to use the same style of authors-year citation keys (e.g., [CP92]) but have the bibliography sorted by the first ...
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How to reference websites / programming languages ? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I use BibTeX to cite a web page? Hi I want to reference in bibtex the Python Programming Language Using: @MISC{Python, title = "The Python Language", url ...
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English bibliography style

I try to create an english bibliography in TexShop on Mac. What I want is a bibliography formatted in plaindin like this: [1] Woods, W. A.: What’s in a Link: Foundations for Semantic Networks. ...
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BiBTeX entries for RFCs?

How does one get BibTeX entries for RFCs? do I need to manually add entries for each RFC I cite? What do you use?
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Problem with generating Reference list (no bbl file generated?)

I am just starting with LaTeX so I am sure I have made a bunch of silly mistake on the way. But as of yesterday I am stuck with no solution. So here is a bit of background: Win7, installed MikeTex ...
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BibTeX with Plain TeX

The manpage of bibtex says that it can be used with both LaTeX and TeX. However, I did not find any resource how to do it and also no TeX book of mine explains it. Can someone provide a minimalistic ...
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Bibliography with symbolic keys

I think I remember seeing some papers using symbolic names (i.e. [AuthorXXX2006]) instead of numeric indices (i.e. [1]), but obviously I'm too stupid to find a (more or less standard) biblatex-style ...
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How do I run bibtex after using the -output-directory flag with pdflatex, when files are included from subdirectories?

When I have master pdflatex file which includes one or more child documents using something like \include{include/childdoc}, and I call pdflatex on it using pdflatex -output-directory=out parent.tex, ...
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How to convert .bib generated by Mendeley for use with amsrefs

I'm using TeX live 2010. I have a .bib file generated from Mendeley, and I want to use that with amsrefs, but it's confusing and the amsrefs documentation is somewhat hard to follow: how do I ...
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texify: how to invoke bibtex8 instead of bibtex?

Suppose that I need to run bibtex8.exe -B -c cp1251.csf or something like that in order to produce correct bibliography list; cp1251.csf comes with the gost package but it makes no difference in the ...
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biblatex: per-entry language switching

According to biblatex manual (p.24), the hyphenation field in a bib-entry switches language on per-entry basis: hyphenation field The language of the bibliography entry. The identifier must be ...