{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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bibtex + standalone: How can I include bibliographies in the individual docs *and* the main doc?

I'm trying to work on individual sections of a paper separately. In order to do this, I need to wrap the text in \begin{document} ... \bibliography{bib} \end{document} The main file looks ...
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Apacite - changing “ed.” / “edition” brackets in generated bibliography entry

I need explicit entrys in my (german) normed bibliography. After a lot of work i have settled with apacite, because it sounded like it could do the stuff i need. So far i am able to change: Title, ...
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How to use lining figures in bibliography item labels?

This is similar to How to change the appeareance of bibliography item labels in amsrefs?, but aiming at standard BibTeX styles. I have a document that uses old style figures in the main text. I also ...
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How to cite another reference entry in BibTeX

In BibTeX, I need to cite another entry as a note/comment of a first one, something like: @article{Paper1, author = {Author A.}, journal = {The Journal of XX}, number = {1}, pages = {4252}, year = ...
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Bibtex: How to input accentuation on url?

I am trying to use bibtex to output the url from a reference, but it's not working because the url has accentuation, just like below: url = ...
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Limiting the number of authors that appear in the bibliography [duplicate]

I am using natbib bibliography style. Some references have multiple authors that take over a page to list in the bibliography. Is there a way to limit the number of authors?
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Strange problem with BibTeX sorting

I know that Umlaute have to be avoided in BibTeX and I am using {\"a}, in fact I use BibDesk and it produces the correct LaTeX code. The sorting works for small characters, but I have one name ...
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Switching to biblatex: how to load custom elsarticle-harv.bst style

As I am switching to biblatex for some specific purpose, but the default citation style could not fulfill the need. By natbib: \bibliographystyle{elsarticle-harv} % author-year is used to load ...
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How to set the title of a book in the References in an upright font shape

I am trying to set the book title style to plain in namedplus.bst but don't seem to be able to. Currently this is what I have FUNCTION {format.btitle} { title emphasize } and replacing it with the ...
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Which bibliography style gives me author names formatted say as, Hazard BD?

To be clear: I want Hazard BD, not Hazard, B.D. Citations of this type are found in the Elsevier Journal, Communications in Nonlinear Sciences and Numerical Simulations.
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Extract authors name from a bibtex entry

I have a bibtex list of references and i would like to get the authors' names from a specific entry in my .bib file. Is there a command for that?
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Bibliography style - [AUTH YEAR]

I'm looking for a bst bibliography style that I could use, but I cannot find any site where I could see any list of styles ot theirs names. I would like my bibliography to be in a format: [ALSA 1992] ...
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BibTeX error “inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8: not set up for use with LaTeX” [closed]

So I am trying to get BibTex to work and I run into the above error: . After a quick search in here I found that it is a problem with extra space in the BibTex file that could be solved by adding the ...
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Lyx - setting bibtex options

I want to turn off printing of DOIs in my BibTex bibliography in Lyx. When I try to add the option doi=false under Document settings -> Bibliography -> Bibliography generation -> Options the ...
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alphabetical ordering of authors within a single citation

I'm struggling to get an output for my bibliography the way I want it. I'm currently using \bibliographystyle{unsrt} however if a single citation has a list of author it places those names in ...
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Should I use the article entry in Bibtex when the work is unpublished?

Looking at this page about Bibtex I see that the article entry should be used when the work has been published in a journal or in a magazine. Suppose that I have a small manual/guide, which probably ...
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Reverse numbering of bibitems — moderncv and plainnat

I want to number bibliography items in the reverse order -- with moderncv and plainnat bibliography style. Reference: Enrico's answer at: Bibtex reverse numbering I tried with Enrico's code, but ...
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BibTeX reference formats in JabRef and LyX

I am using JabRef for my references. I export them as a .bib file and import them into LyX. They are all sorted correctly and referenced fine in the text. However, when I look in the actual ...
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Is there an (easy) way to create or personalize .bst files?

When you prepare an article for a journal (in my case, Quantum Information and Computation, Rinton Press), often they ask you to use some format for your references; in my case, the following: [1] ...
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Multiple Reference headings

I am new to latex. I have all my references contains in bibfile.bib. However, I have formatted my document to output separate bibliographies after each section. In my main tex file I have: ...
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Problems using \nocite with multibbl

I get some problems with package multibbl. On one hand, if I write \bibliographystyle{ref}{alpha} \bibliography{ref}{books} and anything more until \appendix, a new section or \end{document} I get ...
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Combining Multiple Files Nicely

I am fairly inexperienced with Latex and would like to create a special document of paper summaries. I am trying to create a large number of files where each file contains the summary of a technical ...
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Placing bibtex entries inline

I would like to place the name and the title of a BibTeX entry inline. Something like: [JD2012] John Doe, Title of Paper. Any Idea?
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Use BibTeX By Unique LaTeX File

I'm using Inlage to write my thesis. I made a .bib file and I want to use it to obtain my bibliography. I have one .tex file where I include all the others. \documentclass[dvips,letterpaper,12pt, ...
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BibTeX can't open file `myfile.bib.aux'

I have created a document called "myfile.tex" with the following code. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} As we can see in \cite{goossens93}... \bibliographystyle{plain} ...
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How to compile LaTeX out-of-source while using bibtex?

I often use the out-of-source compilation on my LaTeX code to separate the generated files from the source files, thus I can conveniently commit my code to the repository. The command is like this: ...
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Customize some (but not all) of the citation keys that appear in the text body? [duplicate]

I'm writing up my PhD thesis and am using natbib (I'm not married to natbib and can switch if I have to). My question is about customizing what I'll call the citation keys, by this I mean the text ...
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Is there any accepted format for BibTeX citation keys?

Is there any accepted format for BibTeX citation keys? Zotero uses the author_title_year format and Google Scholar uses authorYearTitle (I'm in favor of Google's format). I use output files of both; ...
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BibTeX: Chicago style citation with same first authors

I'm using TexShop (Tex Live 2010) on mac. I'm trying to use built-in Chicago citation style. But I found a bug when I try to cite the articles with the same first author, on the same year, with more ...
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How do I remove the title of the References section so I can use two lists?

I want to include two bib lists in a document. The simplest way to do that, I thought, would be to use: some text \bibliography{file1} some text \bibliography{file2} but this doesn't work and ...
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Long list of bib-files in texmaker

I have got a long list of bib-files \bibliographystyle{siam} \bibliography{../mybib/bibA,../mybib/bibB,../mybib/bibC, and so on } My problem is two-fold: (i) First, it seems that the argument of ...
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Combination of Subfiles, Apacite and Babel packages result in LaTeX error

For my bachelor thesis, I want to write my chapters in separate files and be able to compile them separately. To combine them, I use the subfiles package. For citations, I have to use Apa style via ...
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Strange latex error involving bibtex

I'm baffled by the recent manner in which my LaTeX has been acting up. I'm using TeXmaker on a Mac. My document was compiling fine, but I had put in some new references, so to get them to show up I ...
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Display collaboration with biblatex

I would like to display the "collaboration" field of biblatex when present, for example: @article{Aad2011150, title = "TITLE", author= {Aad, Georges and others}, collaboration = {ATLAS} ... } is ...
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Suppress initial inline citations biblatex

I'm trying to suppress initials within inline citations. I'm using biblatex. I've searched through other posts, and found that setting uniquename=false and uniquelist=false has worked for other ...
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Insert annotations using XeTeX and BibTeX / BibLaTeX in MacTeX 2012

I have the following problem. My .tex file (see below) works in MacTeX 2011 without problems (build it using XeLaTeX => BibTeX => XeLaTeX). After I updated from MacTeX 2011 to MacTeX 2012 it doesn't ...
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Where to save custom .bst files [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Create a local texmf tree in MiKTeX I'm trying to create my first bibliography with BibTeX. I want to use the Geological Society of America's .bst file for my style. ...
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Is there a bibtex style that sorts references according to publication type? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Sorting the bibliography by entry type I am updating my CV and I was wondering if there exists a way to sort publications according to their type (articles, ...
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Group bibliography by year and show header as cventry in moderncv

My idea is to get the same output as in this previous post but with a different approach as the previous has some limitations. So the goal is to have the first reference of each year in my ...
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bibLaTeX authoryear citation style with unknown year

I have an @inbook reference in my bibtex library with an unknown year. Since I use the bibLaTeX authoryear citation style with some customizations my normal citations (with known year) look like: ...
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Remove quotes from inbook reference title with biblatex

I use BibTeX and biblatex to create a bibliography. In my BibTeX database I define a @inbook reference with author, title, year and booktitle. Now the problem is that the reference is rendered as: ...
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Can \bibitem and BibTeX give the same output?

I am adding a slide to a beamer presentation containing some references and, since I only have three references, I was thinking about not creating an external .bib file this time. However I realized ...
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How to suppress some fields in abbrv.bst

I am using the abbrv style under the natbib package for my bibliography. Is it possible to suppress, e.g., the field "SERIES", in the output? Here is a item in my .bib file: ...
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Suppress printing of only \bibentry references with natbib?

This question was basically asked before, but I think that the only answer didn't quite understand the question so I thought I'd try again. I'm writing a paper in which I need to have references show ...
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citations shown as zeros [closed]

In LyX, I added a BibTeX biography to the end of the document, and several citations in the document body. In the PDF, I can see the correct references at the end, but in the document body, the ...
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Customize appearence of citation of a specific bibliographic entry when using the alpha bibliography style

I use bibtex with \bibliographystyle{alpha} It works fine. My issue is with the following item. @book{sga1, key = {{SGA1}}, TITLE = {Rev\^etements \'etales et groupe fondamental}, ...
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Underline different authors in the bibliography by hacking BST file [duplicate]

I am updating my CV (moderncv) and I am including a list of all my communications (oral and poster) using multibib (I use different .bib files for each one). The final output should display my name ...
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Citation undefined [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Question mark instead of citation number % ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- % Plantilla de un artículo para publicar ...
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How to shorten first name in a .bib list?

I have a .bib file which is a mix (due to historical reason) of several styles of brevity (I am sure I am not the first to have this problem). One thing which I find quite annoying is that some ...
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How to create a bib list?

I have a .bib file, and I would like to create a single PDF file with "References" in the title and then the list of all papers in the .bib file ordered alphabetically. The style of the bibliography ...