{bibtex} is specifically about Oren Patashnik's BibTeX program, its .bib database file format, and use of these in creating documents. For general questions about bibliographies and citations, use {bibliographies} instead.

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vim-LaTeX does not construct correct argument for bibtex

My pdf compile rule is pdflatex -interaction=nonstopmode $* & bibtex $* & pdflatex -interaction=nonstopmode $* Everything works fine except for the bibtex call. The reason is that "$*" is ...
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Have the BibTeX styles gotten the placement of a name's “junior” part wrong?

It is commonly taught (e.g. in the "Guide to LaTeX" (4e), p. 235) that names with a "junior" part should be given in the form author = "Surname, Junior, Given" in a BibTeX entry. How should "junior" ...
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Role of swap$ in bibinfo.check function in makebst created bst file

I try to understand a makebst created bst file. It has a function called bibinfo.check. The function is defined as: FUNCTION {bibinfo.check} { swap$ duplicate$ missing$ { pop$ pop$ ...
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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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'proper' clickable hyperlinks with biblatex, natbib and hyperref — (Author, Year) style

Based on some experimenting and some reading (here on http://tex.stackexchange.com) I might have solved first issue I had. I have kept a strikeout-version of the first issue so that people have a ...
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Consolidate BibTeX crossrefs into new .bib file

I have three BibTeX files set up: main.bib, which contains all the main reference entries for papers. These use crossref to reference entries in... crossrefs.bib which contains all the details of ...
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Sorting references alphabetically

I am trying to use a modified (German) bibstyle from the American Economic Review (The original version can be downloaded from http://mirrors.ctan.org/biblio/bibtex/contrib/economic/aer.bst. I have ...
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Compound page numbers with single dash

One of my references has page numbers like 12-2, where 12 is the section and 2 the page in this section. I would like to cite this with citep[12-2]{xy} but it is converted into a double-dash page ...
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Wrapping add.period

I am trying to adapt the BibTeX style file supplied with the LNI LaTeX template to actually match the style defined in the guidelines from the same page (sorry, as opposed to the guidelines document, ...
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bibtex: bar over a capital letter

Is there a way to simultaneously capitalize and put a bar over a letter in BibTeX? I know that to capitalize a letter, it needs to be wrapped in {}, and \= can be used to put a bar over it. But ...
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BibTeX not compiling

On a recent document, I could not get the BibTeX file to compile and populate my citations and references. The log returned an error, which I attempted to fix by changing the encoding of my .bib ...
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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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How to line-break cites correctly (hanging-over problem)?

while using Bibtex, I experienced an frustrating issue with line-breaks on cites in my block text. I have chosen to use the following bibtex implementation: \bibliographystyle{plain} ...
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Natbib numbers order

I'm having some trouble with BibTeX. The code below makes references in author-year order, but for references with same author and year order is arbitrary. Any solution? Thanks :D ...
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Best way to cite CVE (bibtex)

My question is barely simple and due to the fact that I didn't found out any information about that on the web : What is the best way to cite CVE (site) entries in latex with Bibtex? Are they any ...
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Kile - autocompletion for bibtex entries

I would like to Kile autocomplete my citations, so when I type \citep{ a list with my bibliography entries pops up. I tried also by typing the first 3 letters of the entry key, and/or pressing ...
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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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Colon between address and institution

I want to put a colon between my address and institution for techreport objects in bibtex. So it would be Urban Mobility Report. College Station, TX: Texas Transportation Institute. I'm working ...
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BibTeX related, searched many posts but couldn't find precise answer

I've perused quite a few posts on here and haven't found a precise answer to this, though there are many similar questions. I am using TexMaker and trying to produce a list of references at the end ...
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How to use comma and dot effectively in reference/bibtex style

I would like to use article reference style as such: Author, Journal Volume pp.23-34 (year). Weblink For example: A. N. Ohio, B. R. Gerrad and M. Forsyth, Nat. Mater. 24 pp. 345-456 (2002). ...
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How can I automatically copy a LyX-generated .aux file to the working directory for cross referencing?

This is a follow up to: Using the xr package in LyX (for cross-referencing an external LyX document) I have two LyX documents, called draft.lyx and supplement.lyx. I need to compile them into ...
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Cite software/libraries using bibtex

I would like to cite some libraries I am using in a program using bibtex, but I can't quite figure out how to make that work properly. An entry might look like this: @misc{CGAL, key = "CGAL", ...
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Proper Bibliography Style

I am writing a paper with IEEE conference document class a skeleton of which is shown below. \documentclass[conference, a4paper]{IEEEtran} \begin{document} \bibliographystyle{IEEEtran} ...
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Full names with Chicago bibliographystyle

I'm using \bibliographystyle{chicago} and the Natbib package. I would like to have the FULL NAMES of the authors listed in the bibliography. For instance: Lastname1, Name1, and Name2 Lastname2. ...
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Is there anything like biblist for use with BiBLaTeX?

Is anyone aware of a modern tool that can be used with BiBLaTeX to produce a structured list of an entire BiBTeX database, like to old biblist under LaTeX 2.09?
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How to manage a central bibtex file which plays nice with (TexMaker's) auto-complete?

I want to keep a single central bibtex file that is shared across all my machines. My approach has been to set up a local tex-tree in a dropbox folder, and just store the file there. So far this has ...
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Large bibtex database

Is it a good idea to maintain a single large bibtex database or should one split it into multiple files? I have compiled a very large India-specific database (over 100,000 records) from various ...
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Mendeley keeps adding month field to my .bib file

I go through and delete all the month = mmm fields so that my paper compiles without Last, First (YYYY, mmm) in the references. But if Mendeley is open (or when it is opened later) it adds back the ...
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BibTeX article entries and their common journal

I want to cite multiple articles from the same journal issue. So I thought that having one BibTeX entry for the journal issue and then cross-referencing it from each article's entry would be the ...
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Mimic \parencites using bibtex

I need to have two references within parenthesis separated by some text (see \citep for multiple references separated by text) so it should look like: (this is the first source Smith 2000; and ...
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Cannot create bibliography in Texmaker

I am tearing my hair out with TexMaker. I have a bibliography file written in Jabref. It is called filename.bib. In my tex document have a bibliography style and source command like this: ...
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Bibtex : Alpha-style citation without year

I use bibtex with \bibliographystyle{alpha}. How can I cite only the first letter of each author, and remove the year? Examples : (a) instead of [CHN13] , display [CHN] ; (b) instead of [Sil08] , ...
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Particular bibliography style

I usually add bibliography to my tex files by adding the lines: \bibliographystyle{ChemEurJ} \bibliography{filename} where 'ChemEurJ' is the style I usually use for the appearance of my ...
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Referencing BibTeX file on network drive (UNC)

Hello fellow typesetters. I've messed with bibliographies before, creating a bibliography file for every folder where there were .tex files that needed them. Recently though, I ventured to create a ...
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References section at the bottom of a page

I'm fairly new to Latex, but I'm writing a paper using Latex and Bibtex. In the end I have section with all the references I quoted: \newpage \bibliography{bib} \bibliographystyle{plain} Is it ...
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BibTeX and TeXworks on Mac OS X Mavericks

I've been trying to create a bibliography for my thesis, but I really haven't been able to. I have read almost the entire forum with all your suggestions, but still it doesn't work. I have: ...
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How to parse BIB file to a known TeX structure?

I'm becoming a TeXist by profession these days. This is the first real challenge from my new employer: I was asked if I could take a look at this problem and improve the current state, if it's ...
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simple bst file

I am looking for a BibTex .bst file that references with numbers in the order references appear, and the references themselves include only: -author with initials -journal -volume -start page ...
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Modify pnas2009.bst file

I am using pnas2009.bst for my bibliography which I am very happy with but I wish to make a few modifications: I wish that publications with large author lists (say greater than or equal to eight) ...
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consolidating to a single file

I had a book published. The publisher had a LaTeX style file and we used bibtex, natbib and multind for those respective parts. The publisher sent it out to a production group and the final product ...
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Citing Arxiv manuscripts in IEEEtran bibtex

I would like to learn to cite arXiv documents properly in LaTeX IEEEtran style. Biblatex has special entries for arXiv, but the standard bibtex, as well as IEEEtran Bibtex style that I am using, do ...
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Paragraph ended before \@lbibitem was complete error

I've happily typing up my report and including references when suddenly it refuses to compile and outputs C:\Users\User\Documents\Project work\Latex Report\Main\master.bbl:53: Paragraph ended before ...
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apacite error - The style file: apacite.bst Database file #1: … is a string literal, not a function

I am trying to use the apacite package for referencing however I am having some problems getting it to work. I am using Ubuntu and the Tex Live distribution so I installed the texlive-bibtex-extra ...
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Should I use a day= tag in my BiBTeX files?

I've seen some BiBTeX files that have a day= tag. The problem is, most .bst files I've seen don't honor it. For example, here is a BiBTeX entry: @article{wsj-tjx, title="How Credit-Card Data Went ...
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Address book similar to BibTeX to be used on LyX

I have a list of addresses. While writing the report (not in letter), I need to add address repeatedly. Is their something similar to BibTeX, which I can use with LyX for automating inclusion of ...
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RevTex 4.1 AIP Bibliography Formatting

This is my first question on TeX.SX. I am currently using the ShareLatex AIP template to produce a journal article. I have modified and customized some elements of this project's main TeX file and ...
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Conditional Bibliography insertion

I am autogenerating several latex documents from the same base. Some of them have a \cite inside, so I want to include a Bilbiography. I'am using bibtex and it is perfectly working. However ...
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Including DOI field in bibliography while using multibib package

I am new to Latex and I used multibib package and .bib file. Every thing works great except there is no DOI at the end of entities. All my entities in the bib file have DOI filed and url and I use ...
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Two authors in a reference: converting “and” to comma

As I said in the title I have a problem with bibliography and citations: I use the unsrt BibTeX style. I know that in order to separate different authors in the authors field in a .bib file I have to ...
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\citeauthor without natbib

I need to use a style file that does not allow use of natbib, but I still want to use something similar to the \citeauthor or \citet command from natbib. This is identical to this question, but that ...