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Parenthesis style in bibtex citation

I am using LyX with bibtex and natbib for my citations. However, for some reason when I create the pdf, the citation comes out as Author [year] instead of Author (year). Is there a way to change the ...
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BibTeX and Jabref

I have a bib file in Jabref. Once the .tex file is compiled, the bibliography section appears but it is all empty. Here is an example of my .tex file: \documentclass[a4paper,oneside,11pt]{book} ...
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How to reference a patent with BibTeX?

What is the best entity to use with BibTeX in order to reference a patent or patent application?
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Bibtex fails: Process exited with error(s) [closed]

So, I just installed the latest TeX Live manually from the website on an Ubuntu 11.10 64bit. I left every path on the default one, I installed all the packages. Then I installed the latest version of ...
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Create a register of persons with biblatex

How can I create a register of persons who are mentioned in my PDFLaTeX document? I want to write The screwdriver was turned by \person[Mr.]{Miller}. The screwdriver was turned by M. Miller. ...
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Improving a workflow for importing BibTeX citations

I am hoping to draw upon the expertise of other LaTeX/BibTeX user to help improve a common workflow of mine. Currently, I download and import BibTex citations from the likes of IEEE/Springer/...
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Bibtex problem: It doesn't always work [closed]

My BibTeX just does not work after a certain citation. After this citation, every one is a question mark. @book{digital, author = {J.G.Proakis}, title = {Digital Transmission}, year = {2001}, ...
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Statistics about your bibtex database

Does somebody know how can you do some data mining of your Bibtex database? For example, some statistics about the number of papers per journal, author or year; stuff like that. Is there a tool or a ...
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Quote an inproceedings title in unsrtnat

I am using unsrtnat.bst, but I need entries of type inproceedings to have their title quoted. The title line is: format.title "title" output.check I found a 'quote' function in another .bst file ...
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BibTeX references problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Question mark instead of citation number I tried to add an existing BibTeX bibiography to my LyX document; it works fine when I add citations inside my document. But after ...
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How do I cite websites in vancouver style using bibtex

I have seen some people suggest note = {\url{http://example.com/}} howpublished= {\url{http://example.com/}} This works to a point but I need to explicitly say stuff like "[online]" and I cannot ...
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How to cite a multi-volume book of collected works with BibTeX?

I would like to cite a particular volume within a multi-volume book that is the collected works of some author. The collected works were edited by an editor. I am using a custom .bst file that I ...
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Bibtex and scrlttr2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using BibTeX with letter class My goal is to write a letter using the scrlttr2 package including some references using the \cite{} and the \bibliography{} commands. For ...
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How to use Bibtex with G-Brief [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using BibTeX with letter class My goal is to write a letter using the g-brief package including some references using the \cite{} and the \bibliography{} commands. For this,...
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Winedt 7.0 + MiKTeX 2.9 compile Problem

I keep getting the following error and have no idea what to do! Does anybody know how to fix this? Command Line: `bibtex.exe "PA1_A2"` This is BibTeX, Version 0.99d (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit); The top-...
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Best Windows tool for managing .bib files to be later processed by biblatex?

I think this topic is not specifically covered by none of the existing questions about biblatex. Sorry if I am wrong. I am planning to use biblatex to include and manage references in my LaTeX ...
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Library for generating bibtex entries

Is there a library that can help turn user inputs for various fields into a proper bibtex entry that can be put into .bib file?
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What to mention for editor if one isn't available for a book [closed]

When using Bibtex - InBook option, what do write for the ALTeditor if one isn't available for a book. The relevant fields are stated below. That means, I have to write something for the ALTeditor. I ...
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URLs and other information

I am having a problem. My bib files contains: @misc{hfs+, Date-Added = {2012-10-18 15:39:01 +0100}, Date-Modified = {2012-10-18 15:44:41 +0100}, Howpublished = {\url{http://developer.apple.com/...
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How to add References in Bibliography without a specific Author

I want to refer to a report available on a particular site. Although some human being must have compiled the report, but there isn't any reference to any specific name. Which BibTeX attribute should I ...
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I don't get 'et al.' when I have a long author list

I am using an article with a long author list, like this: author = {{H.Oumerachi and A.Kortenhaus and William Allsop and Maarten and Groot and Roger Crouch and Han Vrijling and Hessel Voortman }} ...
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BibTeX not working with \input or \include [closed]

I need some help with BibTeX. I use a seperate *.bib file which is working perfectly, but when the commands \input or \include are used to input text from another *.tex file the application tells me ...
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Natbib+harvard.bst: papers in same year listed in the wrong order

I have a bibliography in which a particular author wrote two papers in the same year. Bibtex is sorting them alphabetically by title, but I want them listed chronologically. (So in the example below '...
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Multiple papers in one BibTeX entry [closed]

I'm quite surprised by the fact that this question hasn't appeared before (or I just couldn't find one), because the situation looks very common to me. Namely, I have to cite an article, but since it ...
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Accessing a .bib file in a Dropbox folder with TeXWorks [duplicate]

I use LaTeX on multiple computers. To avoid having different versions of my bibliography files floating around, I keep all of my .bib files in a Dropbox folder, instead of in local texmf folders. ...
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Create a BibTeX style formatting function

I would like to hack a new BibTeX style file based on plain.bst, in which I make it possible to display the value of a location field in the inproceedings entry type. I have started as follows: I ...
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How to show the location of a conference in BibTeX

I have a bibliography of sources in computer science, many of which are conference papers. For these, I use the inproceedings entry type. This includes an "optional" or "nonstandard" location field, ...
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Formatting apalike-url.bst link to reference

I am using apalile-url.bst to get APA references formatting, but I want to format the reference link when I am using a URL, for example when I reference a URL I get. this is a url reference [...
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multiple author listing bibtex results in _ _ in place of authors names [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it normal for BibTeX to replace similar author names with “------”? I had to cite two papers of same group of authors in Latex: @inproceedings{...
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Cleaning up a .bib file

I have a large .bib file which is in a mess. In particular: Entries are not in any particular order. Some entries may be duplicates (albeit with different keys). Some entries may not be used in the ...
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Transforming the .bst file to get lower cases

I have a related question to Transforming the .bib file to get upper cases. I have a bst I would like to hack in order to get the reverse effect, namely to get rid of capitalized article title, eg "...
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Bibtex reference capitalisation concerning surname additions (van, van der, 't, etc) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Bibtex handling of the Dutch “van” name prefix with natbib In Dutch many people have a surname addition (Jan de Vries, Peter van Sluik), which are capitalized when the ...
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Can I get \citeauthor and \citeyear with bibtex?

I am using currently using bibtex and the \cite{...} command for all citations. Using the cell bibliography style, citations will appear as e.g. [Jovanović and Janičić, 2005]. However, I would like ...
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Choose a bibstyle

Which bibstyle would be the best for following requirements? (abbrv or another one?) I am aware about the possibility of a manual modification at the end, but maybe a bibstyle for this assignment (...
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Problem with “and” keyword translation

I'm trying to generate bibliography using bibtex. My problem is that keyword and is not generated to comma. I also want to put First name after Last name. (I'm using Gummi as LaTeX editor). Document: ...
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set DOI link on Journal Name with bibtex/.bst [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get DOI links in bibliography I'm struggling with a bibliography style problem. I would like to have the doi link set on the journal name, and then hide the doi key ...
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Revtex warning with bibtex

I get a warning every time I run bibtex on files using revtex4-1. The warning is Warning--jnrlst (dependency: not reversed) set 1 This even happens with files revtex supplies as examples, but I've ...
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how to remove the linebreak after one bibitem in article+bibtex environment

I recently encountered the following problem. Here is a sample of tex file I used \documentclass{article} ... \begin{document} ... \bibliography{mybib} \bibliographystyle{plain} \end{document} ...
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Issue with Springer spbasic

I'm using natbib for an article to be published in a Springer journal. These are their official TeX/bibtex styles, which include a tex template and some bibtex/natbib styles. If I use [smallextended]{...
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Problem compiling LaTeX file created on Linux [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “\Ualgocf@original@chapter” undefined when using algorithm2e with natbib I have a TeX file created on Linux, and I'm trying to compile it on Mac OS X but I'm ...
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How to use a non-ASCII character, such as a Greek letter, in bibtex?

This is the title of the journal article: Verification of a sliding window protocol in µCRL and PVS. This is the bibtex file for the same: @article{journals/fac/BadbanFGPP05, added-at = {2005-11-...
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Abbreviating text within a reference

IEEE conferences want references which abbreviate certain words, like: International -> Int. Conference -> Conf. etc... I realize that IEEEabrv.bib provides similar functionality, but that ...
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Adding numbers to references with authoryear citation style

My document is based on the report class. I am using custom bibtex style file generated through makebst for my thesis and the citation style I need is authoryear. The references are to be sorted ...
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Problem with Springer bibliography style

I am writing a paper to a Springer journal and I am trying to use their \bibliographystyle{spbasic} However, instead of the number of the reference in the list of references I get something as: [...
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Literature -search for reference -details such as Author, Title, Year, Type and Publisher? Ready exporting to Bibtex?

TexNicCenter has a Literature -search but it does not work. Suppose I write a number-theoretic -paper and a reference is a book but I cannot remember its publication details such as Author, Year and ...
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Citing Wikipedia with APA Formatting and BibTeX

Wikipedia's entry on citing Wikipedia says that APA formatting requires that their page on plagiarism be formatted as: Plagiarism. (n.d.). In Wikipedia. Retrieved August 10, 2004, from http://en....
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lyx bibliography citation style

I create a .bib file @article {HanKumar2011, author = {Han, Bing and Kumar, Alok}, title = {Speculative Retail Trading and Asset Prices}, journal = {Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (...
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How do I remove the blank line between citations using the achemso package?

I'm using the achemso package (but not the achemso class) to format my citations, but would like to remove the blank line between citations. Here is a MWE demonstrating my current output: ...
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How to generate hard-coded latex (insert bibtex and references)

I have written a paper in LaTeX using Bibtex for my citations (I use \citep{} and \citet{} in the text) and of course referencing tables, equations and figures using \ref{}. Unfortunately the journal ...
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How to avoid empty 'thebibliography' environment (bibtex) if there are no references?

I have a general and central preamble for a lot of similar-style documents (several dozens) and most of the documents have a Bibliography at the beginning, so I call \bibliographystyle{alphadin} \...