{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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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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bibliography problem - does not want to appear

given the following code, why biblography from .bib file does not want to appear, instead there is only the heading "references" and nothing else? .bib and .tex file below (i have copied everything i ...
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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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Edit BibTeX items appearance to add line break

I'm using BibTeX with a style called "hispa-annote" (source file), and @Misc items (that I use to link to websites) currently look like this: I'd like to have the title in one line and the url in ...
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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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beamer + bibTeX: error, 'no aux' found!

I'm trying to compile a chs_2015.bib file with BibTeX (editor's button corresponding to command bibtex %) before including it in the actual Beamer *.tex presentation but I keep getting this error msg: ...
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Changing color of cites with hypersetup not working

I'm trying to change the colors of my cites. I would like to get a light blue color for them. I tried using hypersetup but it seems not to work. Here is my MWE: ...
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Latex Bib-File doesn't sort by appearance in text

I've been trying many different ways to sort my Bibliography as it appears in the text. But unfortunately it's always sorted the alphabetical way. I'm using the following packages in my master file ...
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Umlaut in alphabetic citation keys in biblatex

My citation organisation tool of choice (so far) exports umlauts like ö as \"{o}. When these occur in the beginning of the first author's name of a bib entry, the citation shorthand is generated from ...
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BibTex style database

There are a couple of great tutorials and tools in the internet for making your customized style for a given journal, for example there is bst generator website, dozen of examples for different ...
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How does one update/create bibliography for a doc in Texmaker?

I'm looking for the procedure to place entries into a bibliography for a document in Texmaker. I have an existing .bib file with references in it as well as a document that correctly references the ...
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Change only last number of last page in page range in Bibliography

My university's referencing style requires that for a page range, the digits for the last page should only be those digits that have not changed from the first page, e.g. 653-6, 643-53, 540-750. I am ...
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Change separator in Bibliography only for year

I am modifying a .bst file to be inline with my universities citation style. Most of the elements of the reference are required to be separated by a '.'. This is not for the case between the year and ...
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LaTeX Ugly Line Above References

When generating my LaTeX document (RevTex 4.1) using TeXShop on Mac OSX 10.10.3 the document generates a rather ugly line above my references but below the section heading. This is the code I am ...
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How to include smart italics within BibTex entries

I would like to use italics within BibTeX entries to indicate the title of an artwork, as is traditional in some scholarly publications. The problem is that {\it } and {\em } are processed awkwardly ...
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Conflict between psfragfig and bibtex cite-command

I am having a problem using psfragfig from pstool, when using Bibtex for citations in pdflatex. I am using pstool in conjunction with matlabfrag The minimal code example at the bottom, fails giving me ...
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Apalike bibliography style refer to numbers

I have been using Apalike bibliography style perfectly well. But suddenly it has started to refer to with numbers instead of author-year format. I found a post that report the same problem here, ...
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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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Administrative Science Quarterly (ASQ) journal bibliography style

I am submitting a paper to the Administrative Science Quarterly (ASQ) journal, and I would like to format the bibliography according to their requirements. There are a couple of specific style ...
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Bibtex - citations fail

I placed my bibliography just before the end of the file the end of the file \bibliography{mybib}{} \bibliographystyle{plain} @article{damodaran2010comatose, title = {Comatose Markets: What if ...
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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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What is the best way to get BibTeX entries from ISBN number?

I was wondering if the members of the community would kindly share their wisdom in what is the best way to get BibTeX entries from ISBN number? I am currently using this service but results leave ...
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include numbering for reference list Ecology Letters: bst file output.bibitem modification

Would anyone know how I could add numbering to the reference list? Ecology letters changed their style recently, and there does not seem to be a correct bst file around. I have Begon, M., ...
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UTF8 and BibTeX problems

I laid last hands on my project. I added some sources. But than everything just blew up. Hopefully you can help me! Here are the error(s): ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:̈ not set up for ...
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Reordering BibTex entries

I'm using bibtex and in the reference part it automatically orders entries alphabetically in the author. This is what I want, the problem is that one of the entries has a compound name Joachim von zur ...
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bibtex to word download not working [closed]

Good day all. I wish to convert my bibtex to a word document. In the quest to download a software for such conversion I googled bibtex to latex and was referred to BIBTEX.ORG at ...
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Keep URLs using plainnat but also sort citations by appearance

I wish to have URLS in my citations; however, using Plainnat, the citations get sorted alphabetically while I want them to sort in order of appearance. I thought of switching to unsrtnat but the issue ...
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which .bst file give pp (page number section) at last in references using bibtex file?

I am using IEEE.bst file. Please let me know any other options, as last entry with IEEE.bst file is the year of publication.
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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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Bibtex cite an (online)article or url from a online version of a magazine

I am new to using to Latex and Bibtex.There is a (online)article in the following link, which I want to use in Bibtex: ...
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Why is bibtex8 exit status different from bibtex

I'm using a command chain to process my latex files of the form: pdflatex file && bibtex file && pdflatex file && pdflatex file While this works perfectly fine with bibtex, ...
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Citation of a thesis under a CC license [closed]

Is there any guideline to cite a work (thesis) that is licensed under a Creative Commons license? According to the license's provision it's necessary to mention the license itself among other ...
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Is it possible to cite without a citation key?

I exported my .bib file from EndNote into LaTeX. However, there is no citation key for references. Do I have to add citation keys (manually) for each reference to be able to cite them within my ...
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author name formatting in plainnat

I typed in the preamble \usepackage[round]{natbib} \usepackage{cite} \newcommand{\bibfont}{times} Then at the end \bibliography{mybibfile}{} \bibliographystyle{plainnat} \nocite{*} In bib file I ...
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Customising initials in bibtex

How do I customize initials using bibtex. For instance, several references use 'Gh.' as the initial for the name 'Gheorghe' and I believe they are right. Now, bibtex always gives the initial as 'G.' ...
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My multi bibliography appears empty (using multibib package)

My bibliography (actually 4 different ones) is empty. If I try only one, with normal bibtex, it works. I have read the multibib package manual pdf file. I have read the thread currvita, multibib ...
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Bibliography won't compile in Winedt 9.0 [closed]

I recently purchased a new computer and reinstalled Miktex 2.9, with WinEdt 9.0. By and large everything works until I tried to compile a document with a bibliography and nothing happened. I tried ...
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bibtex trouble with elsarticle.cls in lyx

I am trying to work on an article to be submitted to an Elsevier article with bibtex, however I am having trouble getting the bibliography to even show up. I am trying to use elsarticle-num.bst, as I ...
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Errors with \bibentry with bibliography style that puts macro in bbl file

The following example works fine. However, if \bibliographystle{plainnat} is replaced by \bibliographystle{te}, where te.bst is the style available at http://econtheory.org/technical/te.bst, then two ...
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Can't change bibliography heading [duplicate]

I would like to change the heading of my bibliography. I found this thread: How to change Bibliography heading? Unfortunately, this doesn't work for me. Additionally, I would like to remove the page ...
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Problem using bibunits

I am trying to use bibunits package. If I compile the TeX file using the following sequence of commands, it works properly. pdflatex document bibtex bu1 pdflatex document pdflatex document However, ...
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TexShop will not compile bibliography after upgrade to Mac OS Yosemite

I am using TexShop 3.5.1, Bibdesk 1.6.3, on Mac OS 10.10.3. I am trying to compile a bibliography on a latex document that previously successfully compiled. Since then I have updated from the previous ...
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Make Bibliography in order of appearance of citation using {unsrt}

I'm a total newbie at LaTeX, and I'm trying to figure out how to sort citations within a paper I'm writing for a conference based on their appearance in the document itself. The conference has a ...
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Sorting bib entries by year and month

I am trying to change the presort function to sort my bib entries first by year and then by month - but: No success. I have added a month.sort function like this (similar to the year.sort function ...
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How do I turn on and off a bibliography?

I have a CV that I created using the moderncv package. I am trying to make it modular to make it easier to customize for specific job applications. For some job listings, a CV is more appropriate, in ...
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How to show natbib reference as “first author et al”?

I have a problem with a citation call-out generated with the natbib package I get this [Y. Kuwata, M. T. Wolf, D. Zarzhitsky and T. L. Huntsberger, 2013] I would like [Kuwata et al., 2013] MWE ...
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Running detex on bibtex files, but keep “{ }” around entire articles

I have a bibtex file with entries like @article{Alesse.2003, author = {Alesse, Francesca}, year = {2003}, title = {Il tema dell'emanazione ({\dq}aporroia{\dq}) nella letteratura astrologica e non ...
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BibTex on TexMaker not working

I have just installed texmaker on my linux mint OS. Everything seems to work fine, except for the references. I put a document "references.bib" in the same folder as my "main.tex"; however, texmaker ...
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How to tell bibtex to ignore the citations in the abstract when numbering the references?

I use the IEEEtran bibliography style for my article. By default, the first-cited reference cited in the document is numbered as [1], the second one as [2], and so on. This seems to be IEEE's ...
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Springers svmult template - chapter-wise bibliography with bibtex?

I have exactly the same problem as that described in the following question, which was (weirdly) closed: Springers svmult template - bibliography with bibtex? Can this question please be re-opened? ...