{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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

3
votes
1answer
84 views

bibtex problem with year vs date in book entry [duplicate]

So I need to use a custom bibtex style for my thesis, and I have a bibtex entry like @book{Grupen, author={Grupen, Claus}, title={{Big Bang Nucleosynthesis}}, publisher={Astroparticle ...
1
vote
1answer
64 views

bibtex - how to check .bst for errors

Im trying to create bibliography with bibtex, it took me quite a long time to find good styling file for bibtex which suits my needs. The deal is, that it hadnt ONLINE reference function, so I used ...
1
vote
0answers
35 views

BibTeX: Different labels for first and following citations

At my institute, there are very strict regulations regarding the citation style. For the first in-text citation for three or more authors, the reference should look like this: (Author1, Author2, ...
0
votes
0answers
62 views

Reference title does not show properly

My latex file works fine until I inserted an algorithm to the document. Then the tile of the bibliography did not show up properly. \documentclass[ijoc,nonblindrev]{informs3} ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

What BibTeX style generates inline refs like [1] AND displays URL in the references list?

All the styles I tested either: Display [Author (Year)] inline, and with URL in the ref list; or Display [1] inline, but no URL in the ref list. Is there a style that displayes [1] inline AND ...
0
votes
0answers
91 views

How to start with BST file

I am writing a paper for a journal. The support team of this journal sent me a BST file, for reference, but I am a newbie with LaTex and have no idea how to start. I put the BST file into the same ...
1
vote
1answer
59 views

Can't link latex document up to bibliography

I used latex years ago and am trying to use it again but I am having troubles. I was able to get the document formed and working in APA like I wanted using apa6 (although page numbers are alternating ...
2
votes
1answer
55 views

Add parentheses in year in modified plain.bst file

I need to correct a paper for a Japanese Journal, that was used for a conference. In the guidelines for Journal, it is stated that references should be: Name of author(s): "Title", Name of ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

Remove hyperlink number after bibliography entry

I started a new report, with references managed by a .bib file. When I compile it I get a clickable number after each reference (see image). Do you have any suggestion on how to remove these numbers? ...
1
vote
1answer
45 views

Changing thebibliography style

I'm editing a book written by multiple authors. We ha agreed on formatting the bibliography using bibtex with the style \bibliographystyle{spmpsci}. However, some of the authors used the ...
1
vote
0answers
37 views

Changing position of editor in Bibtex style file

I am referring to an author appearing in a collection. This is what my bibtex entry looks like: @InCollection{goguel78, author = {Goguel, J.}, title = {Scale-dependent rockslide mechanisms, with ...
0
votes
1answer
51 views

Natbib doesn't add a's and b's to same-author-same-year references

I am using natbib with bibtex8 in lyx to get my references sorted. It all seems to work fine except that natbib does not properly deal with "same-author-same-year" references. Rather than giving me: ...
1
vote
1answer
79 views

Bibtex “I couldn't open file name 'article.tex' ”

I have tried getting bibtex to work using the latex filename bibtex filename latex filename latx filename commands I DID NOT USE bibtex mybib and I still get the error "I couldn't open file name ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

substituting “and others” for “et al.” in the bst file

I have several references for which I do not have the last authors. In the bibtex file, references have: author = {Author1 and Author2 and Author3 and Author4 and Author5 and Author6 and others} ...
1
vote
0answers
52 views

How do I refer to a 'part' in a book?

I have a book where the content table looks like this: PART1: chapter 1 chapter 2 chapter 3 PART2: chapter 4 chapter 5 ... PART3: Appendix A ... I want to reference all the ...
0
votes
1answer
73 views

Why many BibTeX styles under LyX don't work?

I'm testing a well-formatted bib file with a single entry, @misc{various_authors_main_2015, title = {Main {Page}}, copyright = {Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License}, url = ...
1
vote
0answers
59 views

Problem when setting bibliography, thesis not showing now [closed]

my problem is when setting the bibliography in texmaker everything was going of until bibtex found an & character in one of the fields it complain about that so I deleted but it start using the ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

Author names: dash in abbreviation and two character initials

I have two problems with BibTeX I have not been able to work around. The first problem is names of the form Jean-Jacques Rousseau, which BibTeX abbreviates to Rousseau, J.J., whereas what I want is ...
5
votes
1answer
75 views

babelbib styles format first and second author names differently

I use babelbib and I have a source with two authors. Contrarily to when using the plain bib style, as soon as I switch to babplain, the author names are formatted like this: [1] Müller, Jan und Eva ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Changing the formatting of article-type bibliographic entries

I am writing my Ph.D. thesis in latex. Problem is that in the bibliography, Journal number should appear within parenthesis and just after the journal volume where the article was published. But it ...
1
vote
1answer
54 views

not able to add new citations [closed]

So I have been using TexStudio for a few months and I have written a paper with it. However I have a problem. Each time I want to add a new citation I get (?) on the paper and citation 'xyz' on page x ...
3
votes
0answers
88 views

Why are BibTeX and friends separate programs?

Let us compare two tasks that would appear quite similar, at least to my untrained eye: Managing a table of contents and creating a bibliography. In both cases, it involves creating separate files ...
1
vote
0answers
71 views

Avoiding duplicate entries in bibliography having different cite keys

I have several manuscripts each with their own bibliography (*.bib file). I'm now trying to combine these manuscripts into one document having one single bib file. My problem is that I have ...
2
votes
1answer
32 views

Alphabetical order problem in bibliography

I am using BibTeX (with natbib) and I have a file mybib.bib with the following reference: @Article{DPMN92, author = {G. Da Prato and P. Malliavin and D. Nualart}, title = {Compact families of Wiener ...
1
vote
1answer
85 views

Where can I file bug reports to BibTeX?

I have found a definite bug in BibTeX and I want to file it. However, there is no homepage dedicated to the program nor does its maintainer, Oren Patashnik, seem to have a homepage or publicly stated ...
0
votes
1answer
53 views

Problems with using BibTeX, the simplest code ever is not working

I am completely new at using BibTeX for referring and citations, I used to include the reference list in the tex file everytime. Now I would like to modernise myself i little bit. As I am totally new ...
0
votes
0answers
51 views

.bbl file is created but not found

I used bibtex and created my bbl file, but when I try to run bbl file by input command, it said I cannot file .bbl file. How can I fix it? \begin{document} %\bibliographystyle{ormsv080} % outcomment ...
1
vote
0answers
58 views

How to draw a large wordnet/mindmap in Tikz with as little manual specification as possible

In order to organize the extensive literature for my research, I had the idea to create a large graphical network of papers so that I can show visually how they are linked to each other. I would like ...
1
vote
1answer
43 views

Is it possible to have several entries in a bibtex-date field?

My documents are often referring to articles that span several issues of the same journal, as in the following example. In building the file, biber complains that this would not be a correct date ...
0
votes
0answers
199 views

Bibtex will not load additional references in Overleaf

I'm using Overleaf and bibtex. I have specified a .bib file which contains my references, and have placed the following at the end of my document. A small extract below: ...
5
votes
1answer
30 views

Bibtex: Wrong parsed page

I have following bibtex entry: @inproceedings{kriegler1969preprocessing, title={Preprocessing transformations and their effects on multispectral recognition}, author={Kriegler, FJ and Malila, ...
1
vote
0answers
32 views

A special kind of bst file for a custom bibliography file

I would like to automatize the handling of my bibliographical references once for all, and to achieve this, I would like to use bibtex. I am aware of the existence of various bst files, for various ...
0
votes
0answers
148 views

\citeauthor does not work with natbib alpha style

I have this document \documentclass[pdftex,a4paper,twoside,parskip]{scrbook} \usepackage[square, numbers, comma, sort&compress]{natbib} %other packages and stuffs \begin{document} bla bla bla ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

bibtex apa in spanish

I recently tried to migrate from natbib to biblatex. Now, I'm writing a document in Spanish, where I would like to use the apa style provided by bibtex. If I use the plain style there is no problem. ...
0
votes
1answer
103 views

When bibtex does not find bibdata inside aux file, with code

I am receiving the following error message This is BibTeX, Version 0.99d (TeX Live 2014) The top-level auxiliary file: thesis.aux I found no \bibdata command---while reading file thesis.aux I found ...
2
votes
3answers
91 views

How do I create a .bib file for bibtex?

how do I create a .bib file? I am trying to create a master bib file on texshop. When I save the file, it saves as a .tex, not .bib (even when I try to correct it manually). thanks in advance
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Use of a .bst file in an other directory

My question is quite simple, but I cannot find an easy answer. I have to use a specific .bst file in order to get the required bibliographic style. If I save the file in the same folder as the one of ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

Bibliography style using first initial(s) – last name

There is likely a very easy hack or a predefined solution somewhere on the tip of my nose that I just haven't found yet … I'm using the natbib package and achemso.bst bibliography style for my thesis ...
3
votes
1answer
67 views

Varying citation format style

Summary: I'm trying to figure out how to switch between [author-last-name et al. year] and author-last-name [year] formatting using the ACM-Reference-Format-Journals format. Details: I'm using the ...
3
votes
1answer
107 views

Which case to use for “title” field?

It seems bibliography styles override whatever case written on the "title" field except for those parts protected with braces. What would be the best case to use for writing the "title" in the ...
4
votes
1answer
130 views

Can't find .bib files after upgrade to OS X Yosemite

I've upgraded to Yosemite and TeXShop now can't find bib files which I previously had in ~/Library/texmf/bibtex/bib The bib files are now in /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local/bibtex/bib Works fine if ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

natbib bibliography changes font halfway through

I am using TexShop with natbib, language.bst for my dissertation. I have typeset everything and it looks great, but my bibliography changes font halfway through. The citations all use Small Caps for ...
2
votes
0answers
128 views

Previewing bibliography entries on mouse-over of the PDF's citation links

I had the brilliant idea to have my generated PDF display the bibliography entry as a tooltip when someone hovers over the citation number with his/her mouse pointer. I found this question which ...
2
votes
1answer
768 views

“I found no \citation commands while reading myFile.aux”

I'm trying to compile myFile.tex, a program which draws on bibtex and biber \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[style=authoryear,backend=biber]{biblatex} ...
5
votes
1answer
75 views

what are pitfalls when using doi as bibtexkey?

A very common scheme for bibtexkeys is FirstauthornameYYYY like Bohr1922. This scheme is not well suited for collaborating in teams because of collisions (Bohr1922a vs. Bohr1922b if there were many ...
3
votes
1answer
219 views

Why does biber increase compilation time of pdflatex runs dramatically (factor 2.8!!)?

Since I am using biber, the compilation time for my document has increased dramatically. It's a dissertation with <300 pages and a full latexmk compilation suddenly needed 26 minutes which is not ...
2
votes
1answer
353 views

Compile error when using \bibliography: “can only use in preamble”

I have a main file and a references.bib file I want to use. The relevant code in my main file to my file is this: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{biblatex} ... \section{References} ...
2
votes
1answer
72 views

Empty reference slide in beamer

Help, my pdf displays an empty reference page. Here is my code. \documentclass[12pt, xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{} \usetheme{Goettingen} ...
8
votes
2answers
183 views

Open brace in BibTeX fields

How can I enter the following title (of an imaginary book) in a Bib(La)TeX entry: "How to use { in Bib(La)TeX?" BibTeX suggests that braces can be backslash-escaped, but both BibTeX processor and ...
4
votes
2answers
109 views

Citations in Beamer that don't line feed

This is what I wrote in example1.tex: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{newcent} \setbeamertemplate{bibliography entry title}{} \setbeamertemplate{bibliography entry location}{} ...