{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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Anotation about rerun of a TV program

With Biblatex, I have a bibtex TV entry like this one: @misc{ArteCDoutriauxKarambolageAZERTY, title = {Le quotidien : AZERTY}, author = {Volker Saux and Gilles Roqueplo}, ...
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Tex Studio not running bibtex

I can manually run bibtex, but how do I setup Tex Studio's PDF Chain to include bibtex? Tex Studio on my Windows machine works fine. Cheers, Nap
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How to include the doi in only one single bibtex reference and exclude it from all others?

There are many questions on here about the doi field in bibtex, however they are all (at least the ones I have found) about adding a doi for all references. What should you do if you only want it in a ...
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At the output the bibliography isn't displayed. Why?

I want to add the bibliography at the end of this article so I wrote the following code: \documentclass[chapterprefix=true]{scrreprt} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} ...
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TeX: Figures ending up in references?

\begin{figure}[!h] \includegraphics[width=0.50\textwidth]{review.png} \caption{Product Reviews literature background} \label{fig:rev} \end{figure} \begin{figure}[!h] ...
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LaTeX/BibTeX: multi-citation with multi-comment

The command \cite allows one to insert references to documents: for one reference, \cite{REF0}; for multi-references \cite{REF0,REF1,REF2<,...>}. This command also accepts an optional argument ...
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How to properly write multiple authors in bibtex file?

I use Jabref to store all articles I need and bibtex4word add-on (in MS Word) to maintain the reference list. So, I would like to know how to properly fill the "author" field in Jabref with multiple ...
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Tweaking makebst output (chicago-style citation) [closed]

I've created a bst file (below) using makebst. Third time round, I've got most of what I want, except: (1) "Surname, First, 2013." should be "Surname, First. 2013." (Fullstop, not comma, between ...
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Eliminating URL in bbl file, and makebst

I compiled my own bst file using the latex makebst command. This is a brilliant way of amending the style of references. However, makebst creates a very ugly 'URL' prefix for web-pages. It just looks ...
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Sorting in utcaps bibtex style

I'm using the utcaps.bst bibliographic style on my PhD thesis https://golem.ph.utexas.edu/~distler/TeXstuff/utcaps.bst which is suitable for using with SPIRES bibtex formats. The format of the ...
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Recreate .dbj file from information found in .bst file

I have a .bst file of unknown origin that contains the following information: %% This is file `iatbr.bst', %% generated with the docstrip utility. %% %% The original source files were: %% %% ...
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Definitive advice on BibTeX entries for online material

I'm new (i.e. today!) to LaTex, and am assembling resources for a .bib file using the BibTex online editor (with the help of my more LaTex-savvy partner). There's no entry category for online ...
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Badbox in bibiliography while using TexnicCenter

I have the following excerpt from my bibliography and it is spaced as expected and produces no problems except for one citation, namely \bibitem{Mulmuley}. \begin{thebibliography}{99} ...
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How to force references come up as et al

I'm using natbib referencing, in agsm style. I have had no problem so far with it suppressing articles with 3 or more authors to et al. However for some papers it prints all the author names for my in ...
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Extra space(s) between last text and period in apsrev4-1.bst citations

The apsrev4-1.bst bibliography style (for cases with two links (journal and arxiv)) puts extra spaces between the end of the last text and the period. Only happens when the last text is part of an ...
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Avoiding \ensuremath when incorporating backslash \ in better-bibtex export from zotero

I am writing a paper that needs various elements of the references to be enclosed in \pkg{blahblah}. When I try to include this directly in zotero, the zotero regular bibtex export outputs exactly ...
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Bibliography not compiling 10

Does anyone solve the following problem, finally? Beforehand thank you! Thesis_Final_ps_11142012a.blg This is BibTeX, Version 0.99c (TeX Live 2009/Debian) The top-level auxiliary file: ...
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what is the standard citation format (in biblatex) for a lecture given in a school [duplicate]

i want to cite a lecture given in a school. How is the standard way to do so in bibtex? @unpublished{123, author = {X. YY}, institution = {NASA aerospace school, USA}, year = {2014}, title = {Air ...
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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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Putting a bibliography citation at bottom of beamer slide

I read Place bibliography items at bottom of frame and tried making my own .bib file with just one entry. The entry is nothing out of the ordinary: @book{Saussure1995, Author = {Ferdinand de ...
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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 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 ...