{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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Multiple Citations without outer parentheses

Using the AAAI style included here and detailed here, when I cite several authors like so: \cite{X,Y,Z} I get: (Xauthor, Xyear; Yauthor, Yyear; Zauthor, Zyear) when I cite like so: ...
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LaTeX Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item [closed]

I am writing my thesis using a LaTeX template. When I tried to import my references, I got the following errors when I texifyed my thesis.tex: This is BibTeX, Version 0.99d (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) The ...
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badbox of “underful hbox (badness 1158)”

I wrote the following reference in my .bib file: @ARTICLE{Auvinet11, author = {E. Auvinet and F. Multon and A. St-Arnaud and J. Rousseau and J. Meunier}, title = {Fall Detection With Multiple ...
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No \citation, \bibdata, \bibstyle commands [closed]

I tried compiling a file that uses the fancytooltips package, according to Gonzalo Medina's answer at Showing the bibliographic entry in a popup when you hover over the citation key. I was able to do ...
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Unable to Change References Section Title in moderncv

I'm attempting to write a CV using the moderncv document class with the following preamble: \documentclass[10pt,letter]{moderncv} % CV Theme Settings \moderncvtheme[black]{classic} % Font and ...
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Can someone identify the bibliography style in this paper?

I really love the citation and bibliography style in this paper: http://www.aaai.org/Papers/IJCAI/2007/IJCAI07-243.pdf but can't find the style; the aaai one itself (which I thought it might be) ...
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changing point to colon for natbib

I am using bibtex/natbib, with apalike style. Bibliographic items appears in the following way in my .pdf file: Cox, D. (1972). Regression Models and Life-Tables. Journal of the Royal Statistical ...
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apacite - citing websites with no author [closed]

So I'm trying to cite a website using apacite. According to my teacher, the output has to look like: New child vaccine gets funding boost. (2001). Retrieved March 21, 2001, from ...
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Reference list and Bibliography [duplicate]

I am currently writing a paper and need to include both a reference list {with items i have cited throughout my text}, and a bibliography {with items i made reference too whilst doing the thesis ...
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Referencing user guide

Can someone help me to reference this user guide in LaTeX? I'm searching for a tutorial of how to reference a user guide, but can't find one. Does it fall in the category of article? MIT Java Wordnet ...
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Cannot generate bibliography using TeXworks from MiKTeX

I am trying to generate a bibliography with no luck until now. I get an empty one. Here is my code. \documentclass[12pt,twoside, openright, a4paper]{report} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{cite} ...
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Natbib executed and no reference [duplicate]

I'm using Texmaker and I've followed several websites saying about running latex then bibtex, then latex twice more but I get several errors trying latex and therefore use just pdflatex. When I run ...
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Modifying bibliography items to have alias names

I defined the following macro: \newcommand{\cmdAlias}[2]{\defcitealias{#1}{#2}\citetalias{#1} \citep{#1}} Can I modify the .bib file such that the alias name is automatically retrieved from the ...
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Bibtex questionmark instead of reference [duplicate]

Im writing my thesis in Latex, and I have run into some problems with Bibtex. This is my .tex file: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{natbib} \begin{document} \title{BibTeX in action} ...
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Generate .tex output from .bib file to cut and paste [duplicate]

I have a paper (written in Sci Word, but I think that's irrelevant) and I would like to format the bibliography to match a journal's style guide. The authors did the references manually, so I need to ...
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Problem with bibtopic package and sectioned bibliographies

I'm using LyX 2.0.1.5 on Windows 7 (MiKTeX 2.9.4813). Since my thesis covers a very specific topic (QM of Retinal's Photoisomerization) I have to divide my Bibliography in two sections: Essential ...
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How do you remove the vertical distance between references in lyx?

Using LyX, a BibTeX file and the unsrt bibliography style. The program automatically leaves an empty line between each reference, wasting lots of space in the process! Is there any way to force LyX ...
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BibTeX reference page appears at start of pdf from IEEE template

When using the IEEE template (LaTeX and BibTeX) the references page appears before the title page. Why is this? The LaTeX file: \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} % correct bad hyphenation here ...
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REVTeX bibliography author initals

I am trying to get my bibliography in a REVTeX4.1 document to print out: Smith, PJ as the author instead of Peter John Smith (which of course is horrible if you're searching for ...
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Citing multiple authors with alternate separator than “and” using BibTeX

I'm using LyX on Linux Mint 14 ... Using BibTeX with the apalike style and some modifications in the preamble, I've managed to get the bibliography as it should be except for one thing. When I cite a ...
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Spacing Characters appearing in bibtex output

BibTeX has been giving me a weird output. I have the following entry in my .bib file: @book{nathanson, Author = {Melvyn B. Nathanson}, Title = {Additive Number Theory: the Classical Bases}, ...
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How do I cite range of references? [duplicate]

I have to cite in LaTeX a range of sources (I'm using Miktex 2.9, TexnicCenter and Bibtex), all together. If I write ... in 1990 \cite{ref1,ref2,ref3,ref4,ref5} I would like to get "... in 1990 ...
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Elsarticle - number bibliography not working

I am trying to correctly format an article for Computers & Operations Research. They say I should use the "number" format to cite. I use elsarticle.cls and the documentation says that number ...
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How to produce a list of authors for a long BibTeX file?

I have over 500 entries in a single BibTeX file, and although this may sound like a general question, is there a way of seeing all the authors or references at a glance? Ie can I create a list of all ...
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Problem with natbib and agsm style not showing Vol No and Pp in references

I am using natbib with the agsm style, if i have an entry as; @article{Buchko2007, author = {Buchko, Aaron A.}, title= {The effect of leadership on values-based management}, year = {2007}, journal ...
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ShareLaTeX Bibliography in ApJ format

I am trying to use ShareLaTex to compile my bibliography in the Astrophysical Journal (ApJ) format. The document compiles in ApJ format just fine, but the bibliography is compiled in some generic ...
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bibtex: author and editor inbook

In the .bst file, the inbook function looks like this: FUNCTION {inbook} { output.bibitem author empty$ { format.editors "author and editor" output.check } { format.authors ...
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change bib-style plaindin with fullstop at the end

I use the bibliographystyle plaindin. The resulting bibliography looks very much how I want it to be, but there are two problems: Having more than one author the output is author 1 ; author ...
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bibtex part of author missing

I'm having a problem with author display for a statute - the author is 'City and County of San Francisco' but the output (using the apalike.bst style file provided by Elsevier) gives the author as ...
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natbib: use the harvard referencing system

I've been scouting various websites, including stackexchange looking for an easy solution to make natbib work within my tex file so to use the harvard referencing system. I've only managed to get one ...
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Bibtex, what's behind the design decision for captial letters?

I recently found myself citing a particular paper: Google Scholar gives the automatic bibtex reference as: @ARTICLE{siu2010survey, author = {Siu, Elaine and Tam, Eric and Sin, Dorene and Ng, ...
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URL in new line Bibtex

I'm being asked to put the url field in a new line after the reference information. Is there a way to do this using IEEEtran? Edit: Noting the initial suggestions, you can find the idea of the task ...
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How to add an APA-style citation with no author in ConTeXt?

I need to cite some articles which were created by some professional organizations, so no authors or editors are listed: @Article{noname2012, author = {}, title = {This is the title}, ...
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TeXlipse, bibunits, and multiple bibliographies

I am using Eclipse 4.2 with TeXlipse 1.5 (the version bundled with StatET 3.2) and MixTeX 2.9. I have no problem using TeXlipse, bibtex, and natbib to produce bibliographies. But I often want to ...
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language in latex and in particular in biblatex [duplicate]

I write my thesis in French but some of my references are in German, English, and French. I use babel for the French but English titles are in French format! My document is this one: ...
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Change ieetr bibliography style to last name first

I'm using the ieeetr bibliography style for my references and I'm getting initials then last name, how would I change this to last name first? Here is what it looks like at the moment: [1] X. ...
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A question mark instead of reference number appears when \cite is in a separate file inlcuded in the main file by \include

I am using the book style and each chapter is put in a separate file and included in the main file by \include. At the end of the main file, I put the following lines: \bibliographystyle{plain} ...
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bibtex - how to have a web link without the url (ideally to have a link on the number) [duplicate]

I have been messing around a bit with different packages - url, hyperref etc. to get urls into my bibliography. Essentially i've got to the point where I have the url - with a clickable weblink over ...
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ShareLaTeX and biblatex

I'm writing my thesis with my friend but I'm having serious problems getting biblatex to work with ShareLaTeX, it apparently has support (according to this blog: http://www.clarusft.com/sharelatex/). ...
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Problem with tilde in \bibliography using BibTeX and RefTeX

I have a problem using a tilde in the \bibliography{}. Consider the following code \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \cite{ref09:man} \bibliographystyle{plain} \bibliography{~/bug.bib} ...
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Insert hyphenation point in BibTeX using PDFLaTeX and hyperref

How to tell PDFLaTeX to make hyphenation in place where I want it to be? I have my document file: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \PassOptionsToPackage{hyphens}{url}\usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Citing a Series of Articles with BibTeX

I use BibTeX and BibDesk to manage my bibliography. What I would like to do is cite a series of articles with only one citation in the bibliography. This seems to have become fairly standard practice ...
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Cited and non-cited references [duplicate]

I'm writing a document which has both a "References" and a "Further Reading" section via BibTeX. I'd like to be able to put all cited references in the "references" section (using \bibliography, of ...
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Refer to previous reference, different page numbers in Bibtex

Is there a way to tell Bibtex to refer to a previous citation, but with different page numbers? Ideally, the citation in the bibliography would say something like [23] Ref. 20, pp. 33-45 if Ref. ...
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How to use \cite with biblatex in figures? (using style=footnote-dw) [duplicate]

After googling for a while, I decided to ask this question on here.. I am desperately trying to make a citation inside a figure (using BibLaTeX and the footnote-dw style [the sources are added as ...
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Author not appearing

I've properly set the reference in the .bib file but still getting author problems: Author undefined for the 'baeza1999modern' on page 1 In my ref.bib, I do have an entry: @book{baeza1999modern, ...
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What Program do I need to write .bib files and how do I use their contents in my bibliography?

What Program do I need to write .bib files and how do I use their contents to create my bibliography with the help of the additional input of my bst file which I downloaded from ...
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Natbib: cite in text with first name or initial

One of my references is J. Doe (1999). In the bib file it might looks like this: @article{doe-1999, author="John Doe", title="Some Paper", journal="Some Journal", volume=1, number=1, ...
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Harvard Style Citation and Bibliography

I am new to LaTeX and I am having problems with my bibliography. What I want : I am writing my thesis and I want to have Harvard style citation and bibliography. ...
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Is there a way to specify the last connecting punctuation/word of the authors list in apacite?

How can I make apacite use a different connecting punctuation/word between the last 2 authors (in both the article body and bibliography)? Instead of "Johnson, J. B., & Smith, J. (2013). Title of ...