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Getting rid of semicolon in vancouver style bib file when using @Webpage

As the title says, I am getting an extraneous semicolon after the type entry when using vancouver style bibtex. Here is the example .tex file: \documentclass[11pt, oneside]{amsart} ...
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Texmaker can't find my bibtex file

First of al I'm working with texmaker So I made a bibliography.bib file and I've put in in the same folder as my .tex files (I've tried making a .bib file by hand and with BibDesk, but neither ...
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bibliography not compatible with author-year citations, with all authors and years included

I cannot get my citations to work using natbib, compiling the entire document gives an error Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations. My preamble is the ...
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Problems with bibtex [closed]

I am using TeXmaker and Jabref. When compiling, texmaker creates the proper bibliography page that I want but in addition to that also another page with heading Bibliography and only bibliography ...
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Biblatex: escaped underscore in bib file prints as %5c in bibliography?

My reference manager escapes all underscores in URLs. I thought that was OK until I noticed it prints %5c in front of all URL underscores. How can I avoid this while still having the escaped ...
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deleting the address item from a bibliography style

I want to delete the address from the inproceedings type of bibtex. I have learnt that I have to modify the .bst file. In order to do this, I have followed the idea of the answer from bibliography ...
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Citation warnings - Citation 'bibtexkey' on page 7 undefined.

Hey so I am having issues with my citations. I am getting multiple warnings for a number of my citations saying: Citation `Bibtexkey' on page 6 undefined. Some of my citations are fine while others ...
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How to get a custom citation type in BibTeX?

I would like to cite a movie in a paper I'm preparing. The style is APA, so (according to this document) the citation in the text should be "(Mulcahy, 1986)" and the reference itself should appear as ...
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Author's full first name with citation-in-text (citet{} directives)

Is there some variant or option for \citet{} directive that will give me the author's full first name? But only when I need it? In similar questions people have suggested editing the author field in ...
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What is the easiest way to generate a compact bibliography?

In a beamer presentation I want to use the \nocite{*} macro, so all entries in the bib file will be included, regardless whether I actually cited an entry or not. However, this yields a rather long ...
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modify plain.bst file

I would like to modify the file plain.bst in order to customize my bibliography. I want several things : names in bold followed by date (month year) skip a line between name of authors and title of ...
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How do I get bibtexU working?

Running bibtexu -v (from TeX Live bundle) yields the message This is BibTeXu: a UTF-8 Big BibTeX version 0.99d Implementation: Microsoft(R) C/C++ for Win32 Release version: 3.71 (18 mar 2013) ...
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Colon between address and institution

I want to put a colon between my address and institution for techreport objects in bibtex. So it would be Urban Mobility Report. College Station, TX: Texas Transportation Institute. I'm working ...
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Whitespaces in arguments in aux file

I am using document template provided here: http://iel.ucdavis.edu/code/ASME/conf-1.7b.html. My MWI is the tex file supplied with the template itself. All I have done is to change author name, ...
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Unwanted white space in references

I am getting unwanted whitespace in references. I am using these packages for my bibliography \usepackage[round, sort, numbers]{natbib} \usepackage[numbib]{tocbibind} ...
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BibTeX bibliography not printing

I was unable to find a previous post about this - perhaps too simple? I just came across the BibTeX and am trying to use it with an EndNote library. I have exported to the .bib file (which looks good ...
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bibliography style: merging the alpha style with the style of abbrv for author information

I like alphanumerical citations written as in alpha.bst style, with initials of authors and years, but I would like that the information of authors name be as in abbrv style. In alpha style I will ...
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How to vertically align text in table cell?

Here is the latex code to create a table in BibTxtMng \begin{table}[!htbp] \centering \caption{Spanish Traffic Sign according to the color and shape \cite{Paper12}} ...
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Bibtex: cite-key instead of question mark if not found [duplicate]

Iintensive search has not yield any answer, but I still suspect this might be a double-post: Instead of a question mark, I want to have the cite-key if the reference was not found in the bib file. Is ...
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BibTeX related, searched many posts but couldn't find precise answer

I've perused quite a few posts on here and haven't found a precise answer to this, though there are many similar questions. I am using TexMaker and trying to produce a list of references at the end ...
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Controlling the way bibliography data are printed

I'm preparing the bibliography for my thesis and, while I am overall satisfied with the result, a couple of things are not under my control. I want to cite a document classified as @inproceedings: I ...
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How to Upper Case References in Bibliography [duplicate]

I want to type References in uppercase, I am using this code but still I am getting lower case References. I am using apacite formating with Bibtex file \centering \label{REFERENCES} \nocite{*} ...
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Cite dataset with bibtex using Mendeley

The question was already asked (here and here) but I was not able to find a proper answer: How can I cite a dataset with bibtex? I'm using Zenodo as a place to put my data, and I have a DOI. So I ...
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Citation problem in latex

I'm going to write citation in my paper. The reference is Master Thesis and I got this output Here is the code @MastersThesis{Paper10, author = "Hasan Fleyeh", title = "Traffic and ...
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BibTex Error - .bbl' not created by bib latex

I've been trying to use this post to create a bibliography (natbib: use the harvard referencing system) but am receiving the error .bbl' not created by bib latex. My .tex file ...
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How to use ISO-690-2 format for BibTex?

For a thesis (template Easy Thesis) it is required to use ISO 690-2. I would like to use it in connection with BibTex. Is there a package, setting or extension to do this? I use English language, so ...
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Change the ordering of names of bibliographic entries to “Surname, Name” format

I use the very popular Easy Thesis template with very common standard packages and only slight adaptions, like natbib (see below). Everything works smoothly, aside one small issue, the Bibliography ...
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Apostrophe (') in BibTeX not visible after compilation?

I have a BibTeX item as follows. @inproceedings{Orsdemir2008, Author = {Orsdemir, A. and Altun, H. and Sharma, G. and Bocko, M.}, Booktitle = {Proc. IEEE MILCOM’ 08}, Month = {Nov}, ...
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BibTeX not in appearance order?

I have a .bib file. I am citing the references in the .bib file. However, the automatic numbering does not follow the same order as their appearance order. I have something like My first reference ...
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Paragraph ended before \@lbibitem was complete error

I've happily typing up my report and including references when suddenly it refuses to compile and outputs C:\Users\User\Documents\Project work\Latex Report\Main\master.bbl:53: Paragraph ended before ...
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Call for Bibtex fails [closed]

I am having problems when I try to run bibtex with both TEXmaker and in the terminal. I'm using centOS. In w8 everything runs ok, and I get the final pdf with correct references. In Linux though, ...
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Bibtex Internals

I would like to make modifications to my bibtex title, and this can be done by modifying \bibname. But when it comes to reducing the amount of space between the title "Bibliography" and the entries ...
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Is there a more recent bibliography style file (.bst) for PNAS?

As per the PNAS author guidelines: References should be cited in numerical order as they appear in text. Because tables and figures will be inserted in the text where first cited, references in ...
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bibtex ignores MACROs in bst style

So I created my custom bst file using "latex makebst" it mostly works fine and I slowly get a rudimentary hang how the .bst thing works. Mostly thanks to this guide ...
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nocite by selection

I want to create a bibliography selecting all items from a large bib file which contain a specific author and were published in a specific year. So far I see the nocite command only with * which is ...
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Bibliography does not render correctly for non-Latin items

Consider following tex and bib files. As you see the second bib item is not rendered correctly. Is there any solution? The squares are not the only problem, indeed all character of Persian item have ...
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How to find citation tag in bibtex

I am using Zotero to collect my references then exporting them as a BibTex file and then I cite them in Latex. This is all fine but I often struggle to find the relevant citation tag. I would like to ...
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Prevent different font for equations and text

Please see the edit 2 below first. I am just beginning to learn TeX and I am working on a document that is based off a template I found here. I am specifying my bibliography in a separate .bib file ...
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I'm using apa6 and BibTeX in Kile; what's wrong with my bib links?

The Question Why are the links in the Works Cited breaking like that? How can I remedy that? Main File \documentclass[jou,apacite]{apa6} \usepackage{hyperref} \title{Web-based IDEs: A Brief ...
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Error: Unicode char \u8 when importing bibliography

I have a LaTeX document in which I improt .bib database \bibliography{LagrangianRelax} \bibliographystyle{alpha} I am getting an error (I know its quite common): ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode ...
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How BibTeX reads the aux file

Is it possible to control how BibTeX reads the aux file? As far as I know, BibTeX reads the citation keys used in a document via the \citation commands in the aux file(s). I want BibTeX to extract ...
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Why do I get (author?) when I use \citet with natbib?

I would like to show the author names using \citet but I get just the reference number. Here is a minimal code: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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LyX won't compile without UTF8 document class option

I have a shared LyX document that is using document class article with custom class option utf8. I'm having trouble getting a newly installed .bst file to work (meaning, document will compile but all ...
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How to create a citation that doesn't change when compiled?

I am compiling a bibliography using a BibTeX file. When I compile it into my LaTeXPDF file it changes my citations in the reference section. For example it abbreviates the author's name. Is there any ...
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how could I manage a bibliography in a world full of clouds (citeulike / mendeley)?

I always used a single babel.bib BibTex file to keep a record of all my readings. Great. Then I managed it using a VCS (first SVN, then git). Super great. But at the same time, resources like ...
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Implementation of “Title Case” in Bibtex

How is "title case" defined in bibtex? Which is the list of words not to capitalize, and in which file is it defined? Is it possible to change it? I checked the .bst file, but apparently it's ...
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Parentheses around superscript citations in article

I need to change the custom format of bibliography citations to fulfil the requirements of a Conference. In this case, I am using an article document with unsrt bibliography style. The citations ...
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Warning Undefined citation from bibtex (export from Mendeley)

I have problems when compiling my code. Latex tells me it is the piece of code shown below. The bibtex file seems to have the correct format (I exported it from Mendeley) but LaTeX gives me a warning ...
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Bibliographystyle, how to edit apalike style?

I use \bibliographystyle{apalike} It is perfect to me, except for one (not so little) detail, the way authors names are displayed in the bibliography (example) : Dupond, P., Beh, M., ... ...
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How to easily visualize reference IDs? [duplicate]

I have about two hundred bibtex references in my document. Sometimes I am browsing the references section and find something that I want to use again. Let's say there is an item like the following: ...