{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 style -> incorrect ouput!

I'm trying to use the acs-chem style with bibtex backend. There is something going wrong somewhere on two levels. The month is being included when only the year should be Papers with 10 authors ...
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\citeauthor with et~al. using BibTeX Style alphadin?

I am writing my master thesis right now and got some problems citing authors. My sources are organised via Zotero, i am using the BetterBibTex Export. In my preabmle i got: ...
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chapterbib repeats the last section number of the chapter

I´m Trying to put the references at the last of my chapter, like one more section of the chapter. Everything works fine, but the new section "Bibliography" has the same number of the last section of ...
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Define bibstyle output hierarchy for doi, url, isbn and issn in BiBTeX

I want to make a hierarchy for printing doi, url, isbn and issn in BiBTeX. Something like this (here "real" means that the bib-field is availably/valid): if "doi" real print doi else if "url" ...
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Omitting unwanted bibtex information from bibliography

My .bib files are generated by Mendley desktop and usually contain URLs, ISSN and DOIs. I'm using the \usepackage[round]{natbib} package and \bibliographystyle{plainnat}. I realize I'm not the ...
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BibTex problem w/achemso packages

I am trying to use achemso package for my bibliography and having problem with my references. I keep getting error message saying that "! Improper alphabetic constant. <to be read again> ...
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Undefined control sequence. Unmatched brace?

Here's a minimal viable example of my error. *.tex file first: \documentclass[letterpaper,man,apacite]{apa6} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[hyphens]{url} ...
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Are command parameters protected against wrong capitalization in BibTeX?

Consider a BibTeX field like this: title = {A note on \emph{Origins}} Is Origins protected against unwanted capitalization here, or do we need to wrap up the whole thing in curly brackets? title = ...
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How to get DOI links in bibliography

I would like to add to all my bibliography items a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) link or a link to a download location. How can I do this with the natbib / BibTeX / hyperref combination? Currently ...
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Bibliography style

I want to compile a latex document using bibtex. Can anyone suggest a bibliography style which compiles journal articles as Author Surname, Initials. Title of the article, \it{Name of Journal}, ...
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How Do I Use the `directory` package?

I am completely unfamiliar with using the directory package, on top of which I do not understand how to use .bib files for this package. I cannot seem to duplicate the documentation's example, and it ...
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Should we enclose a proper name in curly brackets if it's the first word of a title?

Proper names in the title field of BibTeX entries should be enclosed in curly brackets to avoid being made lowercase on some bibliography styles. Now, is it also recommended to enclose a proper name ...
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Compilation order behind Texstudio

Until a few days ago, I only ever used Texstudio (on windows) to create LaTeX documents, relying entirely on the build and compile button to sort everything out for me. I've been trying to understand ...
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Revtex generating corrupt .bib file

I am trying to write a report using RevTeX to format my document. Here is a MWE: \documentclass{revtex4-1} \begin{document} Some text \cite{article} \bibliography{bibliography} \end{document} This ...
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Create clean and simple custom bibstyle

I would like to create a simple and clean bibstyle for my citation. I know about the macro makebst to create a custom bibstyle, but this is a bit overkill for my usecase, since I only want to define ...
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How to modify line spacing per entry of bibliography?

I am using Easy-Thesis template to write my thesis. I downloaded this template from writelatex website. I am using natbib to format my bibliography style. This generate nice layout for the ...
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How to make references without square brackets

at the moment my references are disposed like this: 1 MONG, J..... bla bla bla. And I would like to have them on my pdf without the square brackets, like these ones in blue: Thank you for the ...
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Using “\citeauthor{key}.” at the end of a phrase renders repeated points

The present question is a follow-up question to this one: Preventing repeated periods in citations I have the same problem, using \citeauthor{key}. at the end of a phrase for a reference with more ...
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I can't generate a bib document on texworks

I cannot generated a bib document and I am growing a bit desperate. I have my references in the bib format, for example: @article{fosfuri2000patent, title={Patent protection, imitation and the mode ...
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Different bibliographies for each chapter with shared references

I tried to go through already posted solutions but I was not able to find one working for my case. I am compiling a ph.d. thesis with one main file, by including chapters. The format is the following ...
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Stray comma after 'corporate author' in the “author” field of a bibliographic entry with many authors

I need to list a research group after other authors in the author field of a bibliographic entry. I am using the following syntax: @booklet{Carter2007, author = {Carter, RE and Lackland, DT and ...
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Problems with acm bibliography

I am using acmsmall.zip from http://www.acm.org/publications/article-templates/acm-latex-style-guide and my bibliography looks weird :(. I am attaching a minimal example to highlight my problems. In ...
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Debug: How to print bibtex key? (Like showkeys prints labels?)

I want to print the bibtex key being cited, just like the showkeys package prints the label names, above the text where it appears, maybe in color. I do NOT want to change the cite format in the text ...
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apacite with [natbibapa] fails to line-break authors' names in citation callouts when author name has umlaut

\citep causes problem at the margin when the last name has an umlaut (\"{}). This post is related to my last post here: apacite produces inline citations out of text area when using custom margins ...
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Is it possible to convert a citation style language (csl) style file to a bibtext (bst) style file?

I am in a bind, trying to wrap up my thesis in two weeks time. My university requires me to use their citation style, which they only provide for endnote or zotero. Since all my citations are in ...
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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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Add a hyperlink in bibtex

It's cool to add a hyperlink in references like this: I want to know how to add the blue box in bibtex. For example, the following article's link is "ee". @inproceedings{DBLP:conf/osdi/DeanG04, ...
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Equal contribution (co-first authors) in BibTeX

Is there a standard way of indicating co-first authorships in a BibTeX entry? Equal-contribution is usually indicated by * (or some other symbol) next to the author names in the paper, but it is a ...
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Strange edition field in BibTeX handling

I've the following strange edition for a document. @Book{howell15:_ode, language = {english}, author = {Howell, Kenneth B.}, title = {Ordinary Differential Equations: An ...
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Can bibulous sort references alphabetically?

I'm trying bibulous to make custom formatted references. In fact, I'm aiming for a small modification of the amsplain bibtex style. That style sorts all appearing references alphabetically and ...
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Page numbering incl. text (biblatex and appendix)

I have two major problems with my footer in my thesis. In my whole document, my text switch on every pages - it works perfect. But when the reader came to the last two "chapters": 1) References and 2) ...
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Are comments discouraged in a BibTeX file?

biber complains about "junk" in what should be seen rather as commented-out lines in a BibTeX file. I was wondering if comments are discouraged in BibTeX at all. \documentclass {article} ...
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Article with unspecified-but-present authorship (“consensus document”)

I'd like to properly refrence an article whose author is mentioned as A Consensus Document (it has some 25 authors). I have never seen this kind of authorship before; the citation entry generated by ...
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How to produce bibliography hyperlinking journal title with url?

BibTeX exported from scientific journals usually have all the informations you need to cite them; one of them is the url. For saving space i would prefer to hyperlink the name of the journal rather ...
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vim-latex shows .bbl after compilation

I am using vim-latex suite to work on my .tex file. Everything was working perfect, i.e. \ll was compiling and \lv was showing pdf with Skim. However, after a piece of code from other .tex file was ...
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How to get an “y cols” instead “et al” and “y” instead and in “bibtex” [duplicate]

I'm writing a report document using bibtex for the bibliography, however all the bibliography items comes with and and et al, i want to get the cites in spanish, like Autor1, Autor2 y Autor 3, or ...
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sharelatex does not recognize chapterbib [duplicate]

I am working on a fairly large document and would like to break up the bibliography for it to appear after each chapter (instead of doing one big references section by the end of the document). To ...
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Interpret TeX commands and remove curly braces from \href{} content

Context: In order to create DOI links I define a command\doi{<enter doi here>} as \newcommand{\doi}[1]{\href{http://dx.doi.org/#1}{doi:#1}} Problem: However this breaks with stupid input™ ...
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TexStudio + Bibtex + build/auxiliary folder

Specs Win7 64b - TexStudio 2.9.4 - Miktex Problem Bibtex does not find *.aux file when I export my auxiliary files into a different directory, e.g. /auxiliary. With current folder structure: ...
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BibTeX problem: new references not cited [closed]

I use TexMaker and MikTex. For my references I have an own .bib folder where all the references are listed in BibTex form, like e.g. @book {Jech_ST, AUTHOR = {Jech, Thomas}, TITLE = {Set ...
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LateX, BibTex, and citations not found by ArXiV

I have recently submitted a paper on ArXiv, along with the corresponding .bbl file; while the compilation and end results are fine, it appears that the SAO/NASA ADS service cannot parse the references ...
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\fullcite not working as it should

I'm trying to make the code of the following post work: How to make a bib entry appear also in the main document but I get some thing that I don't expect: I'm using the default TeXShop command: ...
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Author's full first name with citation-in-text (citet{} directives)

Is there some variant or option for \citet{} directive that will give me the author's full first name? But only when I need it? In similar questions people have suggested editing the author field in ...
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Add custom field to bibtex entry, and print it

I want to add a volume field to @manual. This is the @manual function generated by makebst FUNCTION {manual} { output.bibitem format.authors output author format.key output format.date "year" ...
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How to add a keyword to many entries simultaneously in JabRef?

I want to add a keyword to many entries simultaneously in JabRef. How can I do this? Selecting the entries and writing the keyword in the Keywords textbox of JabRef only adds the keyword to the first ...
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Unable to use utf8 with the LyX ClassicThesis version 4.1

This is a question about using UTF-8 symbols (e.g. å, Ä, Ö) in the LyX version of ClassicThesis. Using such symbols in the main document lyx files work without any changes at all to the ClassicThesis ...
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@BOOKMARK error with .bib file of achemso-demo template

I am trying to compile a template provided in JACS website by Joseph Wright. Although it is compiled w/o any error (if I exclude the package mhchem), when I add my .bib file, I have an error message ...
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Reference Name Abbreviation

I'm writing up my thesis in LaTeX, using the natbib package for my reference list. I was wondering if there was any way to abbreviate a reference name from the second in-text reference onwards? i.e. ...
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Wrong alphabetical order in .bbl file

I have a problem with alphabetical order of my bibliography, which is not due to my .bib file, but rather in the way in which the .bbl file is generated. Let me explain the problem by means of a ...
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Problem with bst file

I'm using nar.bst here (http://schneider.ncifcrf.gov/ftp/nar.bst). However when I include my bibliography in the following manner :- \bibliographystyle{nar} \bibliography{main} However the ...