{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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How to change bibliographic style file (.bst) in case of entry with same authors

I'm using BibTeX for editing my references in a dissertation with the mcbride.bst style. According to the rules I have to write --- when I have a reference entry with the same authors, e.g. Author ...
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APA formatting and changing the parameters

So my teacher is being really picky with the APA formatting of my paper and I decided to use LaTeX to typeset my paper (currently its 21 pages). I used the package \usepackage[man]{apa} which has ...
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Multiple references separated by semi-colon

The following is in the preamble I "inherited": \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage{amsmath, amsthm, amssymb} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} \renewcommand{\headrulewidth}{0.1pt} % ...
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Why does Latex/Bibtex need three passes to clear up all warnings?

As explained by Andy Roberts, if you need to compile a new document with bibtex citations, then you need to run latex three times, and bibtex once: latex document bibtex document latex document latex ...
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Elegant way to make entire citation bold

Is it possible to make an entire reference appear bold in the references section when using BibTeX? I'm using the IEEE templates and .bst. I found this related question, but is there a more elegant ...
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Transforming the .bib file to get upper cases

With the following entry in the .bib file @ARTICLE{a1, AUTHOR="M., J. J.", TITLE="My Sample Title", JOURNAL="Journal Name", pages="132--234", YEAR=2000` } and with \bibliographystyle{plain} in the ...
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No hyper refs from citation to bibliography using BiBTeX, hyperref and harvard

I am trying to get internal hyperrefs from citation to the bibliography page. I am using BiBTeX, the harvard package, the hyperref package with optional [hidelinks]. The latter works fine to me on the ...
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Punctuation between authors in bibliography?

I am finalizing my doctoral dissertation in LaTeX, and before printing my university has some very specific requirements regarding the formatting of the references section. Using makebst I have been ...
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natbib authoryear error [closed]

I'm getting natbib error: Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations. The 'help' says Check the bibliography entries for non-compliant syntax, or select author-year Bibtex style ...
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Problem organising Harvard bibliography

Please help! My thesis bibliography is formatted in a modified Harvard-esque style (natbib). My examiners have requested that multiple papers by the same first author are cited in date order, but I ...
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How do I make a bibtex style file compatible with natbib author citations

I'm trying to convert my manuscript to PloS Comp Bio style. They provide a BibTeX style file. This works fine for inline citations with \usepackage[numbers,sort&compress]{natbib} (i.e. ...
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BibTex - Show ISBN number?

Is it possible to show the ISBN/ISSN fields of books with BibTeX? For instance, I have the following entry on my .bib file: @book{QueueSystems, author = "Leonard Kleinrock", title = ...
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Gummi breaking on inclusion of bibliography [closed]

Gummi is refusing to compile whenever I include the line \bibliography{bibliog.bib}{} I've tried with and without the .bib and it doesn't seem to matter what the contents of the file are (I've even ...
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How to cite Wolfram Web Resources in Bibtex?

Wolfram offers very helpful web resources for mathematical terminology. Every article has a short note at the end, e.g. in Tree it says: CITE THIS AS: Weisstein, Eric W. "Tree." From ...
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Adding urldate to url function? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: urldate in BibTeX gets ignored My university has their own .bst file for outputting references. But the urldate of internet articles is not included. There is a function ...
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Using different bibliographic styles in the same document [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I have two different styles of bibliography in the same document? I'd like to use in the same document: the numerical style in natbib to list my own bibliography ...
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Change definition of \sameauthors to turn off by same dash

I am using the amsplain style for the bibliography, but I do not want the dash instead of the names of duplicated authors. I found this post Is it normal for BibTeX to replace similar author names ...
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How do I print the cite key along with the entire .bib file?

I am trying to print an entire *.bib file. I would like to print the citation key along with all the entries in the .bib file. I can print my bibligraphic data file (.bib) but cannot get it to print ...
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Getting rid of DOI, ISSN links from bibliography

In light of this and this AND if I'd want to use pdflatex instead of biblatex, how do I get rid of doi, ISSN links from my bibliography? I can write a script such as here but that leaves a , hanging ...
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Adding a space before each item in a multi-item citation

I am using JabRef with Lyx, and currently when I insert a multi-item citation in my document, it shows up something like this: [8,10,23] in the output, without any space before each item (except for ...
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Empty bibliography style?

I often have to create documents with multiple sections, and each section might have contain references, which of course are global to the document. I want to be able to compile one section of the ...
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BibTeX Error Message

I am running LaTeX on a Mac and am getting the following error message when I run BibTeX: White space in argument---line 19 of file file.aux : \bibdata{\protect : \unhbox \voidb@x ...
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Using BibTeX bibliography file for a conference paper with predefined style

I'm writing a conference paper that has to be formatted using certain .sty file. For all other work, I'm maintaining one bibliography.bib, I'd like to use here as well. Is it possible? In the ...
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Referring to a website in `bibtex`

I am referring to a website in a scientific paper, the website is providing some stats. What do I write in the author field? The stats are collected using programs installed on some players PCs. I ...
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Add access date to custom bibliography style created with makebst [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add “Retrieved”, “Last accessed” or similar information to authoryear in biblatex I use JabRef 2.8b2 to organize my bibliography references. I ...
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Italicizing an Author in Biblatex

I would like to italicize the presenting author's name for conference papers in my bibliography. I am using biblatex and I don't know how to do it. (I also don't know how to do it with bibtex.) I ...
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Multiple bibliographies and one global bibliography - all with global labels

What I want is the following: I have a tex file with several \sections, each with their own bibliography at the end and their own bib file. In every section several entries of the bib file are \cited ...
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Get latex output of \cite

Is there a way to get the output of what latex would use to the write the citation in latex? For example, if I'm running bibtex and I want to just get the latex output of what would generate my ...
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natbib | Question Mark instead of Citation

I've spend hours already trying to get natbib running. Im using Texmaker on Windows XP and just cannot find the problem: I made sure the link to the .bib file is correct I changed the bibliography ...
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Unable to print the bibliography with memoir

I have the following layout in my document: \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[paper=letterpaper]{geometry} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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Common bib file for several collaborators

I'm currently writing a few papers with several co-authors, and we are all using LaTeX. All of us have access to and use mendeley, so we have the same set of references in our respective local .bib ...
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urldate in BibTeX gets ignored

I cite online ressources like this in my .bib file: @misc{JavaCross, author = {Sun}, title = {Java Sun: Definition Cross Plattform}, note = ...
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Is there a tool for generating journal names' abbreviations

Having a BibTeT file with full journal titles in it, I'm looking for a tool to construct a list of abbreviations following ISSN standard (it specifies how to abbreviate individual words, which should ...
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Why this bibtex entry give me a 'undefined control sequence'?

Having this bibtex entry in file.bib: @ARTICLE{Silva2007, author = {Newton José Rodrigues da Silva and Jean-Eudes Beuret and Olivier Mikolasek and Guy Fontenelle and Lionel Dabbadie and Maria Inez ...
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Are there tools for importing patents from patent databases into BibTeX?

I need to import a large number of patents (e.g., all the patents by a particular inventor or assigned to a specific assignee) into BibTeX format. Are there tools for doing this? I'm not interested ...
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Are there tools for importing from CSV to BibTeX?

I'm seeking a way to get my books database, stored on Goodreads, into BibTeX form. As near as I can tell, Goodreads provides no support for this directly, but does provide for CSV export (on the ...
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ligature with special characters: fī

I am using a lot of special characters such as ā, ī, ū, š, ṣ, ḥ, ḫ and so on. I just spotted that sometimes this causes problems with ligatures for example the fi-ligature, if the dot on the i is a ...
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BibTeX, Natbib, and Algorithm2e

I'm trying to prepare a journal submission, and I'm having trouble getting natbib to play nicely. When I include natbib in my document, it gives me the following error: ! Undefined control sequence ...
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BibTeX is not parsing my entries correctly

I'm trying to figure out how to work with BibTeX. The thing is, I think I've followed all I can make of BibTeX tutorials in the net still to no avail. So far, here's how my bibliography looks like ...
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Problem with Bibliography Style (ACM)

I am a newbie in Latex and forgive me if the question seems dum. I have the following entry in my Bibliography. @misc{fuller2011, author = {V. Fuller and D. Farinacci and D. Meyer and ...
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Mimic BibTeX “apalike” with BibLaTeX - (biblatex-apa broken?)

I am trying to move on to BibLaTeX. With BibTeX the Style apalike provides everything I need, as illustrated by the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{natbib} ...
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Bibtex not showing using TexLipse [closed]

I have created a project within TexLipse and right before the end of the document I use the command \bibliography{bibtexfile} \bibliographystyle{plain} to create the bibtex reference section. However, ...
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Using both BBL and BIB in one LaTeX document

I have a .bib file that contains information about some of my papers. I also have a .bbl file, automatically produced by BibTeX, that contains the compiled information (\bibitem{} series) of another ...
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Modify list of authors (`format.names` problem)

I am using natbib and started with apa-good.bst and was able to make minor modifications; for example use full-name instead of abbreviated :) But even after reading several tutorials on the "unnamed ...
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Find all broken urls and references in a LaTex document with footnote urls and bibtex urls

Is there some automated way to test broken urls over a LaTex document for errors such as 404 etc. I noticed that some broken urls but the list of reference is too massive to go through one-by-one. ...
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Enable parentheses bib entry with RefTeX

I have built my .bib file using parentheses, like this: @ARTICLE(Campbell2006, author="Campbell, K. and McKay, M.D. and Williams, B.J.", title="Sensitivity Analysis when Model Outputs are Functions", ...
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Changing “prefixes” in the Harvard bibliography

I am using the harvard-package for the bibliography of my reports, who are written i Norwegian. In my preamble i have the babel-package. However, when I use i.e. the @inbook entry in my .bib-file, ...
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bibliography problem

This is what I write with latex: \documentclass{iserc} \begin{document} ... \begin{thebibliography}{1} \bibliography{my-biblio} \end{thebibliography} \end{document} but when I compile it, it ...
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How do I order references by appearance in Latex? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: how make the reference in order of occurance? I want to order my references based on their appearance in the text, and I have tried several styles like ...
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Trying to stop altering symbols in URLs

I am trying to create a bibliography and my main source of information are websites. The problem I'm having is when copying the URL into the bibliography, LaTeX doesn't like typesetting all the ...