{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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Issues with inserting bibliography from Mendeley

I am new to LaTeX. I cannot import a saved bibliography from Mendeley to my LaTeX file. My current code reads this in the preamble:- \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{natbib} \...
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How to resolve the badboxes and other warningss

I'm new to LateX and these errors are giving me a tough time to understand what they are and not sure of fixing them. Please help me resolve below errors. bibdata.bib file compiled with no errors. ...
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Defining citation commands with different case for the same label

I am using LaTeX on Windows and I need to customize the formatting of citation labels in my thesis. I produced a new citation style fitting my needs for the natbib package, but I have trouble with ...
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how to cite several enteries in tufte-book

I am using tufte-book for my document and I am trying to cite several entries in one \cite command but what I get is only one number for all the citations and also the citations are listed one after ...
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Adding URL to bibtex

I reference URLs through bibtex like this : @incollection{PROV, title={PROV-O: The PROV Ontology}, url = "\url{http://www.w3.org/TR/prov-o/}", year={2013}, publisher={W3C Recommendation} } ...
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possible to export lyx bibliography to .bib?

I have a LyX file that includes a Bibliography section. Is it possible to export just that section to a .bib file? Specifically if that latex code looks like this: \begin{thebibliography} \bibitem{} ...
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Macro expanding in an undesired fashion

I’m working on my thesis which is (of course) written in (Xe)LaTeX and which extensively uses the natbib package and bibtex for citations, including features such as \citeauthor{reference}. Since my ...
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lyx bibtex in wrong language

The bib file I use is in English: The problem is - if I just compile it in Kile (the example would be like) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{jobname.bib} @...
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Referencing a Bacherlor's Thesis

LaTeX only offers @mastersthesis or @phdthesis, but no bachelor's thesis. I tried to keep the entry as @misc, but the university name doesn't appear. So I just used @mastersthesis and typed type = "...
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How to add parenthesis around on series field in incollection type of references in BST File

I am very new to BST file editing. Any one could please try to give a solution on this one. BST Coding: FUNCTION {format.series} { series empty$ { "" } { this.to.prev.status this.status....
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Embolden multiple author names in BibTeX controlled by list in .tex file

I would like to embolden certain author names in a BibTeX reference section. The list of highlighted authors should be controlled from the .tex source file. This solution shows how to do this for a ...
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Highlight a specific author name in bibliography using babelbib

I want to highlight (more precisely make bold) a specific author name in bibliography using bibtex. There are several answers to this question, like this, this, this, this or this one. However, I'm ...
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how to add a reference in non-standard format to a LaTeX bibtex file?

I would like to add this reference in Latex, could someone kindly help? How could I add it using bibtex? National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, ``Development of an FCW Algorithm Evaluation ...
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Separate Reference list based on multiple bib files

I have read through out many post concerning the use of multiple .bib files in order to use \nocite and multiple bib files, into a CV. The goal is my cv to have a different sector per bib files. I ...
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Texmaker 4.4.1 - shows for references [?]

I ported my thesis project from overleaf to texmaker. I am working with basic-miktex-2.9.5105 and Texmaker 4.4.1 for Windows. After installing all the packages and it compiled correctly. However, for ...
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Lonely item error in bibliography .bbl file

I want to create a .bbl file with bibitems to be able to use it with bib entry package. Below is a single example how I'm doing this: \begin{thebibliography}{1} \bibitem{ABC} Author Name {\em Title} ...
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Using APA style referencing in elsarticle class document?

Ive just had my paper sent back to me by the editor of a journal I submitted to and was instructed to change the referencing system of my paper to APA ver. 6 style. Text: Citations in the text ...
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References are not updating - bibtex and texpad

I am new to latex and my references are not updating. Texpad doesn't generate any bbl files either. Why aren't my references updating even when I choose bibtex typesetting? \documentclass{article} \...
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Lyx, referencing and classic thesis

I have some issues with referencing in LyX and the classicthesis template. Ive built my .bib file with Mendeley. Referencing with the example bibliography works properly, however, when I load my own ....
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how to give textual citations using APAlike style i get (author ?)

\documentclass[12 pt,a4paper]{authesis} \usepackage[author year]{aunatbib} %\usepackage[style=authoryear]{biblatex} \usepackage{cite} \usepackage{apalikem} \begin{document} \par \citealp{...
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Is there a tool to merge many .bib files to a main bib file avoiding duplicates?

For each article, I get a .bib file, then I have to copy it to the main bib file I'm using with bibtex. Is there tool, even outside of latex programming, to merge all .bib files to a single one and ...
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Can a bibtex note field have a reference to a section or equation

For my cv, I wanted to add a reference to a section in the note field of a bibtex file. The idea is that I get in the pdf something like this: John Doe, A very nice paper title, fantastic conference,...
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Bibliography started from the second page

I am writing a paper using latex,the last part of the main file looks like this \include{Appendix} \bibliography{bibfile} \bibliographystyle{plain} In my bibfile only BibTeX cite list exits. My ...
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apacite: year number of same author in one reference

I have a .bib file that includes the following author twice: @article{author2000, author = {Author, Smart}, title = {Fancy paper number one}, journal = {Great Journal}, volume = {1}, number = {1}...
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Table and citation formats that are portable across publishers

Sometimes, an author has to submit manuscript originally prepared according to one publisher's format (e.g. IEEE) to another publisher's format (e.g., ACM). This may be due to: A paper is rejected ...
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error in citing references

Please can someone help me figure why my Tex does not run whenever I try cite the references. Without reference citing, my whole Tex file will build(run). Here is the latex file \documentclass[...
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problems with Bibtex/Texify after updates

After my last update, I cannot compile my PhD Thesis any longer (that has worked for years w/o problems. This is the message that I get at texify.log 2016-01-16 22:38:06,452+0100 FATAL texify - ...
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Cite page number in parentheses

When I use \bibliographystyle{plain} and type Hello~\cite[Fig.~6]{wickerson15}., I get something like this: Hello [1, Fig. 6]. I don't like the comma separator here, and would rather have my \...
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Missing $ inserted issue

Trying to get my dissertaion sorted (due in a few hours) and I keep getting this error: ! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ l.190 ... pp. 225--236, 10.1007/978-0-387-68772-...
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create bibliography in the order as the input in bibtex using elsarticle

I am trying to put my article in the revised version using "elsarticle.cls", format "number" and bibtex as required by the journal. My question is that the bibliography is created in the order of ...
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Create list of references at the end of each chapter with BibTeX

What I want is that at the end of each chapter it should automatically generate a list of references. Is that possible? and how? (I want to use BibTeX.) Thanks for your help. Update: I've added ...
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use joint bibtex library in multiple files

My document is split into several smaller ones which are included in a joint document. Now how can I use one bibtex file for all subdocuments? I am using lyx, but all plain tex solutions are also ...
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Cannot See references in pdf

I am facing an issue while compiling my lyx file. My pdf generates but it doesn't show references instead question marks appear. Kindly guide me where I am doing wrong. \documentclass[english]{...
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Modifying a bibtex entry using apacite

I'm currently writing a long document in French and I use apacite in order to classify my references according to APA 6th. When I compile my bib file, I obtain the following sentence : "consulté sur" ...
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“! Missing $ inserted.<inserted text>$ \printbibliography[heading=bibintoc]” error

this is my main.tex . I am getting crazy finding where the problem is. Till a couple of hours ago everything was working well because I was putting my hands only on the "Chapter1.tex", included in ...
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The location of the unsrt85.bst file

I have followed the guidance in BibTeX: How can I automatically reduce long author lists to “xxx et al.”? where you copy the unsrt.bst file and save it under a new name, unsrt85.bst, after which you ...
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Italicize Book and conference titles and place titles of websites in quotation marks in Bibliography list

I am using isprs.bst, available here (http://www.isprs.org/documents/orangebook/LATEX/ISPRSguidelines_authors_latex.zip), and would like to have books in the list of references to appear in italics, ...
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How to find the unsrt.bst file

I am sorry to post this probably very basic question, but I am having a hard time locating my unsrt.bst file as I want to edit it. I have read through a lot of questions in here, but in all of them it ...
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How to customize bibtex to match the SIGGRAPH style?

Is there a way to easily modify the bibliography style to look just like the siggraph template? The ACM SIGGRAPH template is awesome, and I am really used to the SIGGRAPH citation style. When I write ...
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BibTeX shows additional parenthesis depending on the author list

I want to reference two ArXiv-papers from the same first author. However, something weird happens, when I append a third author to one of the papers. Both entries in the bibliography show an ...
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Can't compile with BibTeX

I'm creating a document in LaTeX with the bibliography in a separated BibTeX file. When I compile the document without any reference to the bibliography it runs correctly, but when I add references ...
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Texstudio won't compile any document any longer [on hold]

What could be the reason that Texstudio doesn't compile my documents anymore? All I get is the error Could not start the command: ***.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode "main".tex with *** ...
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How to create and utilize the Vancouver style in specific case?

I'm supposed to do a bibliography according to the Vancouver style available in BibTeX. I've been given the following reference and I've been told it's based on the Vancouver style: Seward JP. ...
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Bibtex does not create citation

First off, I am using TeXstudio, in case that information is important. After searching for hours, I was so deseperate that I simply took the example from this question, tried to run it and it doesn'...
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Separate bibliography in arbitrary sections

I use bibtex to manage my bibliography. My report concerns different subject, so I'd like to separate my bibliography in sections. One interested by only one subject could read only the section he is ...
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The last reference is not aligned, why?

\bibliographystyle{unsrt} \bibliography{refs} \end{document} The last reference is not aligned, and I have tried different ones, but got the same result.
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How to force Latex print out reference items from Bibtex file? [duplicate]

I am writing a thesis. I put all the references, including my own publications in a BIB file. I want to create two sections like before: \section {My Publications} [1] my pub 1 [2] my pub 2 ... ...