{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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bibtex author field: multiple spellings

I have an author who has a cryllic spelling and a romanized spelling. Thus, I'd like him to be listed in the bibliography as: Alexander Pushkin (Алекса́ндр Пу́шкин). However, hacking around with the ...
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Upper case author names for BST file (based on APA)

I have created a .bst file using makebst. It is based on the APA style. I have compared the .bst file to other bst files, and trying unsuccessfully to put the authors in the bibliography in capitals. ...
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Latexmk: Citation 'XXX' on page YY undefined [closed]

When I compile my document using latexmk.pl I get warning for every citation: Latexmk: Citation 'XXX' on page YY undefined The citation appears in the References at the end of the document, but at ...
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How to reference a multi-volume book with bibtex?

I would like to reference a multi-volume book, like so: Boncompagni, Baldassarre. Scritti di Leonardo Pisano matematico del secolo decimoterzo. — Roma, Tipografia delle scienze matematiche e fisiche, ...
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bibliography author initial spacing

I am using the IEEE LaTeX bibliography style, and I want to make a small change to the format of authors' names. This is not actually for submission to the IEEE so changing the format won't be a ...
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The “Gold standard” in BibTeX databases

I've developed a simple BibTeX parser. I want to test whether it can handle all possible nuances that can occur in BibTeX databases. Is there a standard .bib file against which I can check my ...
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Use of [ ] in BibTeX

I've got a BibTeX entry: @ARTICLE{article-minimal, author = {L[eslie] A. Lamport}, title = {The Gnats and Gnus Document Preparation System}, journal = {\mbox{G-Animal's} Journal}, year = ...
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How to share buildable LaTeX source when the bibliography is not accessible to all parties?

We write scientific papers with contributing authors in multiple companies. My company maintains a bibliography file which provides all references and which resides inside our company network and is ...
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LyX: Export Warning! about BibTeX

I'm trying to export a LyX file to LaTeX format and getting the following warning. LyX: Export Warning! There are spaces in the paths of your BibTeX databases. BibTeX will be unable to find them. ...
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Change BibTeX output formatting?

I am using the bibliography style "plain", which in a Technical Report, formats "Technical report" in roman font. However, my publishers want "Technical Report" to be capitalised, and in italics. ...
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Using natbib and plainnat - no year appears to some references and also et al. not in Italics

I use natbib and plainnat for bibliography, I use \citep. The reference appears with et al. that is not italics – how do I change that? Some references just appear with no year. How to fix that? ...
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American Marketing Association Reference style

I searched the www for hours to find someone who created a BibTeX or LaTeX file that looks like the rules of the American Marketing Association (below an example): Wensley, Robin (1981), ...
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IEEEtranN.bst and Babel

I'm trying to use the package IEENTranN with natbib for the references in my thesis document. I'm writing in Spanish so I would like, for instance, that when I cite a proceedings instead of "in IEEE ...
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Biblatex and custom bibtex entries - is it possible?

Is it possible to have entries in a bib file with custom @entry types? For example, below I have entries I've created for a legal encyclopaedia and a United Nations document. ...
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Get an entry's abstract using bibtex and harvard.sty (or any other means)

I cut-and-paste my bib file entries using websites' "export citation" buttons (e.g., jstor or ssrn.com), often these come with an "abstract" entry. But I've never seen any bibtex or harvard.sty ...
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How to display citations in text grouped as [1-3] in stead of [1,2,3] [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Citing a range of papers (using numeric keys)? In Latex I am using BibTex for the bibliography and use \bibliographystyle{unsrt} to manage my references. When I use ...
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Url references in bibliography

I am using TexMaker. I would like to know how to include web site references in the .bib file. I am using bibliography style , alpha. How does the website reference appear in the bibliography
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Bibtex fails without citations… (test for citations? or invisible dummy cite)

I have a LaTeX folder where I use the same makefile and preamble for building either a part of the report or the entire report. This is achieved by a hack in the makefile where I substitute the file ...
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Reviews not same format as Articles in achemso

I'm submitting to ACS Nano using the achemso class. I use an external .bib file. Is it normal that the bibitems that are treated as @Review are not formatted the same as @Article? For the latter, it ...
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-min-crossrefs in .bib

Is there any way to control the minimum threshold for crossrefs in a bibliography other than using command line arguments? The FAQ says that it is not possible to control this in the .bst in version ...
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Sort by author in Alpha bibliography

Using the alpha bibliography style, citations are sorted by the citation key. I'd like to use the same style of authors-year citation keys (e.g., [CP92]) but have the bibliography sorted by the first ...
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How to reference websites / programming languages ? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I use BibTeX to cite a web page? Hi I want to reference in bibtex the Python Programming Language Using: @MISC{Python, title = "The Python Language", url ...
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English bibliography style

I try to create an english bibliography in TexShop on Mac. What I want is a bibliography formatted in plaindin like this: [1] Woods, W. A.: What’s in a Link: Foundations for Semantic Networks. ...
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BiBTeX entries for RFCs?

How does one get BibTeX entries for RFCs? do I need to manually add entries for each RFC I cite? What do you use?
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Problem with generating Reference list (no bbl file generated?)

I am just starting with LaTeX so I am sure I have made a bunch of silly mistake on the way. But as of yesterday I am stuck with no solution. So here is a bit of background: Win7, installed MikeTex ...
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BibTeX with Plain TeX

The manpage of bibtex says that it can be used with both LaTeX and TeX. However, I did not find any resource how to do it and also no TeX book of mine explains it. Can someone provide a minimalistic ...
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Bibliography with symbolic keys

I think I remember seeing some papers using symbolic names (i.e. [AuthorXXX2006]) instead of numeric indices (i.e. [1]), but obviously I'm too stupid to find a (more or less standard) biblatex-style ...
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How do I run bibtex after using the -output-directory flag with pdflatex, when files are included from subdirectories?

When I have master pdflatex file which includes one or more child documents using something like \include{include/childdoc}, and I call pdflatex on it using pdflatex -output-directory=out parent.tex, ...
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How to convert .bib generated by Mendeley for use with amsrefs

I'm using TeX live 2010. I have a .bib file generated from Mendeley, and I want to use that with amsrefs, but it's confusing and the amsrefs documentation is somewhat hard to follow: how do I ...
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texify: how to invoke bibtex8 instead of bibtex?

Suppose that I need to run bibtex8.exe -B -c cp1251.csf or something like that in order to produce correct bibliography list; cp1251.csf comes with the gost package but it makes no difference in the ...
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biblatex: per-entry language switching

According to biblatex manual (p.24), the hyphenation field in a bib-entry switches language on per-entry basis: hyphenation field The language of the bibliography entry. The identifier must be ...
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What is the proper way to cite a legal document?

I need to cite some decrees in my essay for philosophy of science class. I believe it is a common problem, so there should be a standardized way. Thanx.
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Biblatex: submitting to a journal

Suppose that I moved from BibTeX to biblatex. With BibTeX I just copied the content of .bbl file into final version of my paper before submitting it to a journal. What should I do at same stage having ...
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Crossrefs not showing up in bibliography with biblatex

I'm using BibDesk for mac (just a front-end for creating and maintaining a BibTex file) and BibLaTeX-mla. The problem I'm having is that as long as I'm setting BibLaTeX to style=mla, then the citation ...
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How to customize .bst files

Hi all as I'm trying to make citations according to norm ISO 690-2 I faced "decapitalisation" of BibTeX entries, see: BibTeX loses capitals when creating bbl file. That was for plain style. Now I ...
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Typeset references without newlines between entries [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reduce bibliography to one line Is it possible to typeset references without inserting a new line between items, i.e. to make the references section look something like: ...
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How to make my own reference for some arbitrary weblink

How could I make my own reference (bibtex or other) to some arbitrary weblink like http://www.inf.ed.ac.uk/teaching/courses/anlp/slides/anlp13.pdf so that it appears under the 'References' of the PDF ...
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BibTeX, citing a podcast

What's the best way to cite a podcast using BibTeX, to match the Chicago Manual of Style? My guesses are: online, misc, audio, music. It's a recorded lecture, if that matters.
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Acronyms in Bibtex

Is it possible to add acronyms to a bibTeX file? I have a bibTeX entry that looks like the following when printed with natbib: And when used within the text it looks like: I would like it to show ...
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Edit bibitem labels in BibDesk

For those who use BibDesk on OS X, is there a way to add labels to bibitem entries through the UI? A way to put "label" into the BibTeX item like: \bibitem[label]{key}? When items with labels are ...
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Alternatives to bibtex2html

As the title says, are there viable alternatives to bibtex2html for converting bibliographic entries to HTML? I am specifically looking for some command-line utility allowing to export a bib files ...
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Up-to-date TUGboat bibliography database

Where can I find machine-readable bibliographic data for at least all publicly-available TUGboat articles? I've found CTAN:/info/digests/tugboat/t-of-c/, but that doesn't seem to have been updated ...
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Using BibTeX with latexmk

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 under Windows XP. I have the following directory structure for my document: D:\MyTeX D:\MyTeX\BibTeX D:\MyTeX\IPMcast File latexmkrc contains the line: $bibtex = 'bibtex ...
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Merge bibtex citations

Can one automate the construction of a BibTeX bibliography which includes all the bibliographic entries from multiple separate LaTeX documents? The documents I have in mind have citations in common, ...
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Using a 'corporate author' in the “author” field of a bibliographic entry (spelling out the name in full)

I want to list a company name in the author field of a bibliographic entry: @book{CUDA, author = {NVIDIA Corporation}, title = {NVIDIA CUDA Compute Unified Device Architecture Programming ...
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BibTeX loses capitals when creating .bbl file

Titles of articles I'm about to cite contain uppercase letters and when using BibTeX it converts them in lowercase ones. This happens only in title and only first letter conserves it's case. For ...
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BibTeX style always uses ampersand regardless of choice in makebst

I've now twice generated a bst file using makebst. Regardless of my choice when asked whether to use "and" or "&" for 3+ authors in the reference list, the style always uses "&". I would very ...
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natbib: Error when citing paper with similar authors and same year

I get a strange error when I try cite two certain papers in the same document, when I use the natbib package (with numbers option enabled). If I trim the author list or change the year of either ...
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How to change title style bibtex bibliography?

How to change font variant of title to italics? Currently only books have titles in italics but misc, article and booklet have normal font variant. I'm using plain BIBTeX style.
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removing a space in a citation using BibTex [closed]

I'm a BibTex neophyte, and this one problem is driving me crazy. The .bst file I am modifying uses the number variable identically for both conference paper and journal citations, which is not what ...