{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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Is there any repository of BibTeX extension conventions?

There are a few fairly wide-spread extensions to the set of "standard" BibTeX entry types and fields: @webpage is fairly common, I think, and url and eprint are fairly common fields. In some cases ...
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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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\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 ...
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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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Remove bibtex entries using older bibtex files

I have a master .bib file (call it master.bib) holding >2500 entries. I've changed research directions since it was first created, and I would like to remove the older entries from my master file ...
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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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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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How to produce bibliography hyperlinking journal title with url?

BibTeX exported from scientific journals usually have all the informations you need to cite them; one of them is the url. For saving space i would prefer to hyperlink the name of the journal rather ...
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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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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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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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Customizing eprints with conventional .bst bibtex styles

I am fairly happy with the way I can customize eprint references with Biblatex/biber, see below. I would like to know whether there is a way to achieve a similar result by solely relying on the ...
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Explanatory notes (for BibTex or BibLaTeX “fields”) showing on mouse-hover (a.k.a. tooltip) when hovering over references' fields

Imagine you have a bibtex reference entry with many different (also non-standard: called e.g. this1 here) "fields", as such: @online{foo, title = {...}, url = {...}, urldate = {...}, this1 = ...
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Placing a comma before a citation-related superscript number

According to the Chicago Manual of Style (section 14.21) "a note number should generally be placed at the end of a sentence or at the end of a clause. The number normally follows a quotation (whether ...
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How do I combine the `directory' package and the g-brief2 class?

I am struggelling to combine the directory package with the g-brief2 class. Any help is highly appreciated. I constructed a working minimal example with the directory package within an article, which ...
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jurabib, I only want to show “ibid. (as in no.*)”

I cited once in page 1. When I cite the same article in page 2, it keeps showing the full title. This takes a lot of space when I have a lot of citations. I would like to only have "Authors, ...
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In text citations not appearing for APA citation

I am working on my thesis, and need to have the references in APA style. The bibliography is generated correctly, but the in text citation are not appearing. All that shows up is "[]". The main ...
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How to convert bibtex references to footnotes

I have a LaTeX file and a bibtex file using the natbib package for bibliography management. I wanted to convert this to HTML using https://github.com/softcover/softcover . However softcover does not ...
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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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Romanian language in latex

I've tried to write in LaTeX (in TeXShop on mac) but I didn't succeed having also a romanian alphabet into my pdf word. I have tried to write like this, but it's still not working. any hint will be ...
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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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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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linebreaking of name-year citation style in arxiv version

I was trying to submit a manuscript to the arXiv using the imsart package: see here. I am using the name-year citation style, and it works well in my own tex compiler. However the version that the ...
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Why are BibTeX and friends separate programs?

Let us compare two tasks that would appear quite similar, at least to my untrained eye: Managing a table of contents and creating a bibliography. In both cases, it involves creating separate files ...
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How to cite a dictionary entry

What is the recommended BibTeX way to cite a single entry inside a dictionary? I do not want to cite a dictionary in its entirety, I want to point to a single entry in that dictionary. For example, ...
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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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Convert pandoc-style citations to the LaTeX cite format

I have a Markdown document with pandoc-style citations such as [@johndoe2014]. This documents needs to be converted to LaTeX for submission to a scientific journal. The LaTeX template of the journal ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to cite data?

Data can be cited. Citeable data has fully persistent DOI's that link to recognised data repositories. This ensures that the data used in scientific publications can be obtained and re-used in the ...
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Tooltips compatible with Mac OS X preview.app

I would like to achieve hover-over tooltips for bibtex entires as mentioned in this previous question, but all solutions (e.g. involving cooltooltips, fancytooltips) do not seem to be compatible with ...
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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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How to compile just one chapter, with bibliography of citations in that chapter?

I'd like to compile one chapter in a thesis, and include the bibliography, with only the citations found in that chapter. I am using \include and \includeonly to get just the chapter I want, but it ...
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Biber exits with “WARN - No data sources defined!”

I am trying to use biber with XeTeX. Whenever I try to run biber against my .bcf file (generated via biblatex with the biber backend properly stated), I have the following output: INFO - This is ...
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On bibliography compilation

I'm using Gummi on Raspbian, and am trying to get a bibliography file to compile. I've tried a number of tricks already mentioned on this site, to no avail. The bibliography file is detected OK and ...
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Bibliography style: aunsrt

I tried to use style: aunsrt (sample) or aunsnot (sample) but both do not work. I have an error message about undefined control sequences. Other standard styles work. Do you know what I am doing ...
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Beamer-bibtex multiple authors

I have been trying to include some references in beamer but the result does not look good at all if there are three authors involved. For instance, with this bibtex entry @Article{boudt2012gaussian, ...
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Multiple bibliographies without repetitions

I know of multibib and some related packages but, as far as I understand, they do not seem to fit perfectly my needs. I would like to do the following. A main bibliography would list all items cited ...
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Split biblio over multiple slides (beamer) with allowframebreaks

I have too many references for a single slide (I am using beamer on Sharelatex) and while looking for a solution I bumped into this: How can I split a beamer bibliography across two slides? I tried ...
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Brill bibliography templates

Is anyone aware of any templates for what Brill calls the social sciences style? The reference in the text is handled very simply: (Author, Year:Page) but in the bibliography the name of the author ...
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Bibliography: letter after year when there are more than two authors

I'm having some minor issues with those bibliography entries which contain three authors or more: in the bibliography itself, it automatically adds a letter after the year (i.e. 1993b), even though ...
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Print keywords as part of Natbib bibliography?

I would like to print a reference sheet (for myself) of all of the references in a .bib file, that includes in the printout the keyword that codes each item. For instance, on the item ...
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How to make Bibtex works with a particular cls file?

I am using a template that uses a particular class (proposal.cls). This class doesn´t support bibtex yet. I have noticed that in this class it wasn´t created thebibliography environment. I think this ...