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Adding a custom .bst to TexMaker in Windows

In order to get the required bibliography style for my dissertation, unable to find a correct one, I used makebst to create a custom one. However, I find myself unable to use it, my program just says: ...
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BibTex fails on opening database “-blx” file

I'm kind of new here. I googled for hours this evening, frustratingly looking for an answer to my problems. So I compile like this: pdflatex -> bibtex -> pdflatex -> pdflatex -> pdfview I use ...
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Footnote in minipage caption

I am having a problem in citing this paper: ...
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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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How to do IF counter+1 < … THEN nicely for beautifying Biblatex backreference

This article and snippet: BibLaTeX: Customizing backreferences Produces: [4] “Tile 3”. In: () (Cited on pages 1, 2, and 3). Now I want to get the rid off this last comma (Oxford comma) after ...
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\include{} and bibtex

I can't make \include{} and BibTeX work together for some reasons. The bibliography is displayed but not the references. They all appear with ?. What is wrong with me? Here is my code : ...
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LyX and Jabref problem

I am using LyX 2.0.6 and Jabref 2.9. I am trying to incorporate my bibliography in Jabref into Lyx, however I get the following error message in JabRef: Verify that LyX is running and that the the ...
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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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Using MikTex, adding bibliography, getting a “Undefined Control Sequence”

I'm using MikTex v2.9 for homework in the subject computergraphics at university. I'm using the acmsiggraph layout. \documentclass[tog]{acmsiggraph} So my problem is, I'm trying to use BibTex for ...
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Bibtex Entering extended mode and hangs

When I compile/typset test.bib file, this appears: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.4-1.40.13 (MiKTeX 2.9) **entering extended mode** Then the program hangs. What to do? Thank you in advance ...
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Biber v1.9 with Miktex 2.9 - Bibliography not displayed

I am trying to compile my Bibliography, but it dosent show up in the output. I use MikTeX 2.9 & Biber 1.9. Further I have this in my preamble: \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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Running Bib file

I'm relatively new in Latex and now I want to use bibtex function in my paper. here is how it"s constructed: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{afterpage,lscape} ...
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How do you organize bibtex citations?

I use JabRef sofar on multiple files, each for a specific topic and then include all the needed (mostly all of them) at the end of file with a single line: \bibliography{bib/foo,bib/bar,..} ...
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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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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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How to reference a standard (Eurocode) Harvard Style in Latex

does anyone know how to write a citation for a standard in the below style? Information: Name of Standard Body/Institution: British Standards Institution (Year of publication): 2003 Standard ...
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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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Can I patch bibunits \putbib so that I can generate separate groups of references?

I would like to find out whether it is at all possible to patch bibunits to mimic bibtopic functionality (i.e. multiple and filterable bibliography commands) I think there might be a way to duplicate ...
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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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! Undefined control sequence. appearing in the citation

I am using Texmaker 4.1 in Ubuntu 14.04. This is part of my .tex file. \documentclass[useAMS,usenatbib]{mn2e} \usepackage{epsfig} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{times} \usepackage{color} ...
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What is the correct way to name online sources in the bibliography of a thesis by Bibtex? [closed]

Recently, I am creating the bibliography for my master's thesis by bibtex. For books and articles, I use MathSciNet to get the full and correct bibtex-data. But I am not sure how to handle online ...
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how to get the string “submitted” into the citation call-out when using the apalike bibliography style

I need to cite a submitted-but-not-yet published journal article, and I follow this approach: ref.bib @preamble{ " \newcommand{\noop}[1]{} " } @article{author2015, author = "Author Author", ...
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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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Question about \bibitem, @book and BibTex and how to use Calibre to make a BibTex database

I am writing a monograph in TexStudio on Windows with Miktex. I use the Springer svmono templates. My e-books, articles and notes are stored in a local Calibre database. My question is about ...
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when multiple entries crossref the same proceeding, the proceeding details are not printed, but cited!

I actually have the exact opposite of this problem here. When one entry (@inproceedings) crossref-erences a proceeding, all is fine. Only the @inproceedings entry is in the list of references, and it ...
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BibTex entry does not show up

In the parsed document for the following entry, the name of the journal is not shown. What could be the reason behind it? @InProceedings{Yan_2015_CVPR, author = {Yan, Junchi and Zhang, Chao and Zha, ...
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What should I change in a bst file in order to have numbered entries in the bibliography?

I am using BibTeX with a specific bibliography style (a bst file) which I can't give up. This is a link to the .bst file. [jon] I need to edit the .bst file in order to get entry numbering. This ...
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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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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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Date-field gets deleted on creation of bibliography

My bibliography doesn't behave as expected: all citations don't have dates in the final document. I believe that is caused by an error when creating the .bbl-file: it seems, as the date field is ...
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How do I use put e.g. before multiple cites in bibtex?

In bibtex for latex, I use \cite{foo2012,bar2013,abc2014} and it outputs: (Foo, 2012; Bar 2013; ABC 2014) When i use \cite[e.g.]{foo2012,bar2013,abc2014}, it outputs: (Foo, 2012; Bar 2013; ...
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URLs in bibliography: LaTeX not breaking line as expected

I am trying to include long URLs in a bibliography, but those often overflow into the margin of the document. I have seen a number of questions about breaking URLs in bibliography, but after trying ...
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What are good sites to find citations in BibTex format?

When working with Bibtex, manually transferring the citation information for articles, prooceedings, books, etc. can be a tedious work. Some web sites provide citations in Bibtex format. What are your ...
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Cannot Generate Bibliography with TeXworks

I've read the similar questions with no avial. Any help would be appreciated! Using TeXworks on Windows 7. Have tex_file.tex: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \cite{merton80} ...
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Is there any database of BibTex entries? [duplicate]

Is there any database of BibTex entries that represent any citations of books/papers/articles of single author/genre/edition or any another sorting order. Database's size doesnt matter. I've seen ...
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How popular is amsrefs in comparison with Bibtex?

Now that the amsrefs package for references has been available for a decade, how does it compare in popularity with Bibtex? Does there exist a pro and cons list for amsrefs?
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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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Makebst_Comma after title

I am working on my bibliography style. My home university has some special requirements, they want something in that way Ahn, Dong Hyun, Robert F. Dittmar und Ronald Gallant (2002): Quadratic Term ...
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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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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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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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Sharelatex doesn't recognize my bibliography entries

I'm using Sharelatex for my thesis, but I was using LaTeX with TeXnic center before. Sharelatex is not recognizing my bib entries. I just can cite the first twelve entries but from to the 13th to the ...
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References in IEEEtran?

I've downloaded the official IEEE LaTeX template but am having some trouble adding references in bibtex format. For instance if I wanted to cite and reference this article, given as: ...
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Undefined citations in Natbib (ShareLaTeX)

All of my citations are undefined in a ShareLaTeX document. A minimal working example: \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage[british]{babel} \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{natbib} ...
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Year Missing in Bibliography Entries - elsarticle

The document does not include the year on some references even though year is clearly in the .bib file. For the example below, the saidur year is output, but the laakso year is not. I cannot figure ...
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Is there any organised way by which new LaTeX learners can benefit from previous questions? [migrated]

I am a new LaTeX learner, with what I have read and heard about it, I know its going to be a great tool for researchers in time saving and more, I have also discover that TeX, stack-exchange etc. has ...
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Tikz generated PDF produces ? when citing references

I am trying to generate a PDF figure on the fly using TikZ (code below). The figure references from my .bib file and so when I run pdflatex the first time, the PDF gets generated with ? ...
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Add bst file with LaTeX / MiKTeX

I'm trying to use elsarticle-num-ident.bst, an exact copy of C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.9\bibtex\bst\elsarticle\elsarticle-num.bst but every time I run LyX, I get the bibtex error I couldn't ...