{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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Plainnat.bst not found and package natbib [closed]

Trying to create a simple document with package natbib but I get the following pdflatex mydocument.tex is fine but with some warnings like Package natbib Warning: Citation ...
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Editing bst file to add “page” or “pages”

I've got this bst file http://pastebin.com/z6mXByj7 and am using this tex: \documentclass[10pt,oneside,letterpaper,spanish]{book} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[activeacute,spanish]{babel} ...
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Editing bst file to underline title

I could not find an option in makebst that would make the titles of articles be underlined, however, using emphasize in an otherwise correct bst I was able to underline it. Unfortunately this makes ...
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Slight changes to Harvard's agsm.bst [closed]

I've been writing my thesis and using bibtex, unfortunately I could not find a .bst to match the required format. It requires some particles to change from English to Spanish, as well as some changes ...
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Which bibliographystyle for lastchecked and URL attribute?

I noticed that lastchecked and URL are non-standard attributes for a bibTeX files, which is kind of strange nowadays, but that's a different matter. I tried to use @misc{...} with itmalpha style, but ...
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Bibliography with Metadata:

I am constructing a bibliography of as much of the prior research in a field I am working in. I would like to use BibTeX to print the citation in the pdf, and then I would like to add the details of ...
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TexMaker lost ability to produce pdf files [closed]

Ubuntu 12.10, Texlive 2012.20120611-4, TexMaker 3.4-1 I was trying to change my Texmaker configuration from bibtex to biblatex and instead managed to lose any ability to produce pdf files. I do not ...
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Problem with bibliography style file [closed]

I want to use apalike bibliography style (downloaded from: http://web.reed.edu/cis/help/LaTeX/bibtexstyles.html). But I somehow don't get the style output as it is supposed to be. I have attached a ...
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Bibtex, how to define our own citation key instead of 'author date ' [duplicate]

I try to find a bibtex style with abbreviation (such alpha) but with my own citation key. This link (http://www.cs.stir.ac.uk/~kjt/software/latex/showbst.html) give a large list of style but none is ...
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Working with Bib files in Word/LibreOffice

I've a huge database of books in .bib files. Are there any ways to import this database into Microsoft Word, Open Office, Libre Office etc.?
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How to fix BibTeX warning about missing author or key fields for webpage-type entries?

I need to reference some online databases in my LaTeX report. I have them included in my .bib file in this format: @misc{StanfordScanRep, title = {{The Stanford 3D Scanning Repository}}, howpublished ...
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Putting bibliographies at the end of each chapter

I have a project that requires that separate bibliographies be maintained for each chapter and that the references appear at the end of each chapter. I am using natbib and I know that I should be ...
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Possible to change sort order in natbib?

I have played a little with LaTeX lately and I really like it, it makes the document look top professional and makes structuring a report easy. I am currently using it for a big assignment with lots ...
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Add field to bibliography style

I have generated a style using latex makebst. It works perfectly, except that I want to add a 'collaboration' field to my entries, to be shown in parenthesis imediately after the authors. There wasn't ...
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How to capitalize entries in BibTeX? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: BibTeX loses capitals when creating .bbl file I am using the following bibliography style. \bibliographystyle{plain} \bibliography{template} I have the following ...
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Reference sorting within the .bst file

I am using a master thesis template which was prepared from my university. But when I compile my thesis, the references are sorting alphabetically instead of by appearance in the document. I have one ...
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Incorrect output while making bib file

Here is one of my bib entry @InProceedings{linden, author = {F. Van Der Linden, J. Bosch, E. Kamsties, K. K{\"a}ns{\"a}l{\"a} and Henk Obbink}, title = {Software Product Family Evaluation}, booktitle ...
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BibTeX or biblatex/Biber 'private communication' entry

What is the correct way to cite "private communications" and similar sources that seem not to belong into the .bib database. I am using biber and biblatex with TL2012
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Bibtex could not find .tex.aux

I'm getting the following error message from bibtex. $ bibtex test.tex I couldn't open file name `test.tex.aux' What is causing this? [NB. I'm about to write an answer to this question.]
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Natbib cite with abbreviation

I have a webpage I need to cite, whose author is a company (no real person specified). Its full name is Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards, abbreviated OASIS. I want ...
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excessive space between edition and location, bib entry of type inbook

My issue is with the space that appears between the edition and the location. I am using the IEEE citation sytle guide. I have been trying to remove the space that appears but to no avail. Any help ...
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Adding impact factor information into apalike.bst

I am trying to add impact factor information into the apalike.bst. So far, I changed the apalike.bst as follows Firstly, I added impact_factor into the ENTRY section and created a new function ...
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Incorrect case in BibTeX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: BibTeX loses capitals when creating .bbl file I have a .bib file and I'm using JabRef to edit it. Its content is % This file was created with JabRef 2.7b. % Encoding: ...
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How can I write a group of reference briefly? ([1, 2, 3, 4, 5] change to [1-5] but show the all refer on reference) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Citing a range of papers (using numeric keys)? When we are writing a article we should [1, 2, 3, 4, 5] change to [1-5] but show the all refer on reference. How can I do ...
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How can I have two bibtex tags for a single entry? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Having several keys refer to the same bibliography entry @INPROCEEDINGS{4155349, author={Pollitt, Mark M.}, booktitle={Systematic Approaches to Digital Forensic ...
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Why does the Tab key in Emacs jump to the middle of the line when editing a BibTeX file?

When I edit a BibTeX file with Emacs, pressing the Tab key takes me to the middle of the line, even when I am at the beginning of an entry. This is incredibly annoying. Any clue of why it is ...
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BibTex/Natbib: References with exactly three authors require all authors on first occurence and first author et al on further occurences

I'm writing a paper for a journal (MNRAS, the UK Royal Astronomical society journal) which requires that when I cite any papers with exactly three authors, I need to give the full author list at the ...
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What is the name of the bibfile when an extension is given in \bibliography?

When using bibtex, one supplies a command like \bibliography{test} in the document to indicate the use of a bibfile test.bib, and the extension is omitted. However, it is natural for a user also to ...
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Fast access to bibliography reference key without browsing .bib file

I have an article linked with a very_big.bib file. To cite any reference in the article, I use \citet{reference_key}. However, to get the reference key I need to search very_big.bib file, which is not ...
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How to emphasize some author names using BibTeX?

I would like to create bibliographies that have certain authors highlighted (e.g., bold). There are several solutions along these lines, but they usually assume that it's the same author that's being ...
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Advanced Link in Bibliography

I am using bibtex (Natbib), with Jabref to manage a reference database. Many of the records are journal papers etc... which I have a PDF copy on file, Jabref allows this file to be recorded against ...
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Include BibTeX contents in a listings block

I am trying to include the literal contents of a BibTeX file in my LaTeX document using the listings package but am running into an issue. As BibTeX does not appear to be natively supported (though ...
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Sorted list of publications in moderncv from bibtex

I am trying to create my CV in Latex, after I got fed up with MS Word. I decided to use this template, just because it looks nice. But now I am struggling to add the list of my publications (stored in ...
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Adding space in an electronic BibTeX

I am using JabRef to create my references. I want to put a note for the for the access date (for electronic references) Here is an example: @ELECTRONIC{qwest, url = ...
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IEEEtran bibliography — “germanify” it

For a paper at university we have to use the IEEE style -- which can be done using IEEEtran LaTeX file. What we also have to take care of, though, is that the bibliography is German as well. Using ...
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Location of .bst files

I'm using Windows, and I found my .bst files (such as plain.bst) inside the directory MiKTeX 2.8/bibtex/bst/base. If I want to add a new .bst file of my own, should I add it into this directory, or ...
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Where the .bst file comes in

On page 29 of Tame the Beast, it says "Roughly speaking, BibTEX reads three files, in the following order: The .aux file first, where it finds the name of the style file to be used, the name of the ...
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Declared variable in style file

I'm trying to read about .bst files from Tame the Beast. On page 39, there is this example for a multiplication function: INTEGERS { a b } FUNCTION {mult} { ’a := %% we store the first value ’b ...
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BibTeX can't open style file

I have a problem making my bibliography run. I had the same code some time ago and it did run then, I can't figure out what the problem is. \documentclass[12pt]{scrartcl} ...
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' symbol in BibTeX style file

I'm trying to read about .bst files from Tame the Beast. On page 38, there is this example for an and function: FUNCTION {and} { 'skip$ { pop$ #0 } if$ } What does the ' in front of skip ...
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Negation Function for style files

I'm trying to read about .bst files from Tame the Beast. On page 38, there is this example for a negation function: FUNCTION {not} { { #0 } { #1 } if$ } I don't understand what #0 and #1 ...
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Mac OS LaTeX install not compiling bibliography

I have recently installed LaTeX on my Mac using the standard MacTeX package. I have 2 documents (my thesis and a paper I'm writing) and I have tried to compile both. Neither will compile the ...
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BibTeX error in TexMaker {I couldn't open file name `test_bb.aux'}

I am using Mikitex + Texmaker for writing a IEEETrans paper and i am a novice in all this. I have a test file which I am using for understanding how to insert bibliography. Thus, I have two files ...
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Cite two papers with same first author and year

I am using chicago.sty to reference papers. At one point, I have to reference two papers with the same first author and the same year. I don't want to use the cite option that shows all the authors. ...
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Referencing governmental organization in LaTeX

I want to cite a company (governmental organization) as a reference. The organization name is : "MeteoSwiss" under the control of "Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA Federal Office of ...
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How to debug citations for bibtex?

I use LaTexila with latexmk and pdflatex and bibtex. But: Every now and then compiling fails, and obviously due to cites I insert. The following example breaks compilation alltogether, and I have no ...
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“named” BibTex style and others fail

I am trying to get the jneurosci style to work with bibtex. This style is closely related to to the named style and both of these fail. They produce .bbl files which generate undefined control ...
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Hyperlink each bib entry to its DOI page

Can I have each bib entry hyper-linked to its DOI page? i.e. clicking anywhere on the bib entry (preferably anywhere, but if not possible, at least on the title of the paper) in the PDF should open ...
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Bibliographies from multiple .bib files

I would like to use multiple .bib files for my article, such as file1.bib, file2.bib. However, I would like my references not to be separated (such as "Primary sources", "Secondary sources", etc.) ...
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skipbib without BibLaTeX

Is there any way to use skipbib or equivalent in regular BibTeX with natbib and without using BibLaTeX?