{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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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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Trouble with referencing elements from bibliography

I am currently writing my bachelor's thesis, and have been having some trouble with Bibtex. I created a Bibliography successfully through Mendeley - However, the way the ressources are listed are as ...
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Changing the location of 'year' in typeset bibliographic entries when using abbrvnat.bst

How do you relocate the position of 'year' in the reference list using natbib and abbrvnat.bst? I want it to come in parentheses just after author name for any type of entry, like so: J. Smith (2010) ...
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write my refrences in APA style

I need to include a reference page in APA style. This is what i am getting: I need to get it in this format. I am using the package {apacite}
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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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Bibtex, 2 questions about pages in my Bibliography

I am writing my master thesis, and got one problem with the bibtex. below is a mini example: first, I create a folder, in the folder, there are a mini_example.txt , a thesis.bib file, a folder called ...
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How to suppress Warning--empty author Message?

I am citing the IEEE-754 standard and it doesn't have an author. However, when I generate my PDF, the tool I am using (texnixcenter) provides a warning that there is no author. I would like to know ...
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Is there a citation manager which plays nicely with BibTeX and has automatic metadata import from PDFs?

This question is borderline TeX related but I think it may still be relevant. What is the best citation manager to use in conjunction with LaTeX? The cutting edge in citation management software ...
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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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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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How to number References section using \bibliography{…} command?

I use the\bibliography{bibtexfile}{} command to generate my bibliography, but this creates a References section with the numbering suppressed. How do I make the number for the section appear?
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References overlap in bibliography [on hold]

I am writing my thesis and the bibliography page does not seem to be working well. It overlaps some of the references, while the rest are working fine I tried to google but could not find any ...
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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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Author-number citation with elsarticle

With the elsarticle class, how can I achieve author-number citations? This is what I need: Smith and Dow [1] wrote Using \citep{SmithDow} wrote only prints [1] wrote and \citet{SmithDow} ...
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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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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 ...