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Title not showig in bibliography due to modification of .bst file

I have modified the siam.bst bibliography style file to add eprint support. More specifically, I have added the following code: FUNCTION {format.eprint} { eprint empty$ { "" } { "available ...
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Reference not showing paper title

enter link description hereI am a new user of Latex. I am writing a paper for an ACS journal where the references are required to show the paper TITLE. I am using bibdesk for managing my citations. ...
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How to make one reference to multiple citations

I'd like to do following thing. In my text I want to refer to citations with \cite{ref1} and in the reference section under this reference, e.g. [1] there should be sth. as follows: [1] (a) ...
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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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warning: found " at brace-depth zero in string (TeX accents in BibTeX should be inside braces)

What does this error message from BibDesk mean? warning: found " at brace-depth zero in string (TeX accents in BibTeX should be inside braces) Does it mean I can't use \"{a} in BibTeX? Instead ...
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AIP conference proceedings template - issue with BibTeX

I'm currently using the aip-cp.cls class file for generating an AIP conference paper using LaTeX. In general, everything is working fine apart from the references which are generated at the end of the ...
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Initials in the bibliography. firstinits/uniquename not working correctly in biblatex?

Consider two MWEs (minimum working examples): \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} @article{Delbaen1998, year={1998}, title={Title3}, author={Delbaen, F.}, } ...
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how to make volume bold and et. al italic when using the apalike bibliography style

I need to edit apalike file so that volume number apears in bold e.g. 1 and et al. in italic. Anyone? Thanks!
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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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BibTeX: How to show article titles within `apsrev4-1`?

I'm writing an article using revtex4-1 format, and in order to generate the bibliography I use the BibTeX style apsrev4-1. Recently, the journal change the bibliography format and are now admitting ...
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how to remove space between authors initials when using the apalike bibliography style

Suppose my reference looks like the one below: Author, J. M. (2006). Comparing species abundance models. Ecological Modelling, 199(2):153 – 163. How to remove space between the two initials of the ...
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Using Harvard referencing style

Can someone point me to some good instructions and resources on how to setup Harvard referencing style (a.k.a. Author-year) with bibtex in a LaTeX document? The final formatting of the bibliography ...
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How to remove the “References” title

I would like to know how to remove the "References" title from command \bibliography{}. If I write: ... text ... \cite{RefAnd2013} ... \bibliographystyle{IEEEtran} \bibliography{AnderBib} ... more ...
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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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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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Bibliography errors due to paper titles

I am having a problem in citing a certain paper with a special title format. The bib entry is the following: @Article{licandro2006methane, Title = {The methane ice rich surface ...
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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 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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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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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 ...