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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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Lyx citation style: et al only when three or more authors

I'm using lyx and bibtex for my master thesis. In lyx, I changed the bibliography style from standard to natbib (author-year). The problem occurs when I cite a paper with two authors. The reference to ...
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Citations when importing a .tex file into Lyx

I relatively new to LaTeX and Lyx. I am using the Scrivener -> MMD -> LaTeX workflow. For citations, I used Papers2, as it allows me to insert MMD-style citations into Scrivener. When compiling, the ...
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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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Combine class and Biblatex citations

I have 3 articles that use biblatex citations and all of them have a reference-list in the end. Now I'd like to combine all three articles in a main document using the combine-class. However, how can ...
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Biblatex ibid in lowercase if prenote is present

I've defined my own biblatex style (see MWE) which uses citations in footnotes. I've patched the prenote command, because otherwise biblatex writes the prenote text in lowercase (note: I don't want to ...
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Hyperref and Automatic Citation indexing

I am using hyperref package with backref option \usepackage[bookmarks=true, backref, allbordercolors = green]{hyperref} It generated references at the end of IEEE style document with a roman ...
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biblatex footcite style

I'm currently using biblatex and biber for my bibliography. While using bibstyle=alphabetic and citestyle=alphabetic generates the desired output, I want to edit the footcite format. As you might ...
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making citations bold latex

Simple problem I am having I apologise for the simplicity but my google skills seem to be lacking and I cannot find an answer speedily.I am using MiKTeX 2.9 and have a successful bibliography without ...
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How do I cite both author and year in biblatex-mla?

I'm wondering if there's an efficient way to cite both the author and year, similar to what you get with biblatex's \textcite i.e. Author (year), when using biblatex-mla. Right now I'm using a quite ...
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Reference in Spanish and English language in BibTeX

I'm typing my thesis and I'm using LaTeX for it. I've found one problem in my references. I'm using two language for my references: Spanish and English, but for the last language , I can't change the ...
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Can I have a reference with spacing using bibtex? Like \cite{Author Year}

Can I have a bibtex entry with space in its key reference? Like below: @article{Author 2000, title={Boring book}, author={Boring Guy}, journal={Boring Subject}, year={2000}, ...
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Subdividing reference list by years

I want to set up a reference list which is automatically subdividing my publications by structuring the citations by year as title. Like: 2014 Publication 1 Publication 2 2013 Publication 1 ...
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Can a bibliography driver choose where to put a pinpoint reference / postnote?

I'm writing a bibliography driver to handle case citations in a particular style (AGLC, not that it matters). Normal citations follow a standard format: {prenote} {name} {note} {postnote} So, ...
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How to cite ISO or British Standards in LaTeX/BibTeX

I am trying to cite this British Standard in my Thesis, however using the usual @keysdoesn't really seem to help make it clear, is there a more practical way to do this as it doesn't really fall into ...
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separation of reference and footnote numbers by a comma

I'm using revtex4-1 as documentclass and would like to place a footnote after a citation, \cite{...}\footnote{} However, the consecutive superscript numbers in the resulting pdf are not separated ...
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Cannot show my citations

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[authoryear]{natbib} \bibliographystyle{plainnat} \begin{document} \section{Background}\label{sec:intro} Most of the restaurants nowadays are using ...
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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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Non-breaking space in cite style

I am using the .bst file "authordate-3" to create my references, with a citation in the text in the format (author, year). I would like to make the space between author and year a non-breaking space ...
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Manual Bibliography Entries in BibTeX

I need to create a bibliography that meets very specific style guidelines not compatible with any packages in LaTeX. Therefore, I need to be able to enter the exact text I want to appear in my ...
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Using ShareLatex my Bibliography crashed

I learned Latex using ShareLatex. So far, everything went just fine up until some point when suddenly my latex document gave me error messages that my citations cant be found. I really need help ...
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LaTeX template for Journal of Computational Biology

I am using lyx and have to insert citation by following rules. I could not find any specific citation style in lyx. References should be presented in the following style: Journal Paper: Fujar, B.R., ...
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Natbib sorting and citation order by appearance in lyx

I am wondering how I can change the order of the citations in my paper. They are appear in alphabetical order however I want to be in the order that I selected. (Note: I am not asking about order 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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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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Setting an alphabetic citation style in LyX

How can I get LyX to use a different citation style? Instead of the numeric citations [1] I would like abbreviations of the author names and a 2-figure year: [EPR35]. I believe the alphaabbrv style ...
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`opcit` package with `enotez` endnotes

I’m using opcit package to generate footnote-style bibliography. But I want all my footnotes to be endnotes. I normally use enotez package and \let\footnote=\endnote and \printendnotes commands to ...
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Remove an unwanted space between the author and comma using APACITE

I recently started using the APACITE package but when I put a citation in the text I get an unwanted space between the author and the comma, before the year (i.e. Author-Space-Comma-Space-Year). I ...
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Why does \cite work but \citep and \ref do not?

I'm using a Makefile that was working which looks: # partly autogenerated, that's why it's so ugly! # say 'make V=1' to see the full build output ifndef V Q = @ Q_LATEX = sh -c 'echo -e " " `echo ...
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citation order problem with document class and bibstyle

I hope the title of this is somehow fitting. I'm currently writing my master's thesis and I just can't work out why my citations aren't in the right order. I am forced to use the Vancouver style, ...
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Texstudio - Spellchecking not working with \autocite

In a somewhat similar problem as in this question in Texstudio spellchecking does not work when I use \autocite. Here is a MWE to show what I mean \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{memoir} ...
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Citing acronyms with acro package

using the cite and cite-cmd features of the acro package seems to have at least two problems for me. When an acronym occurs only once, it is spelled out without the abbreviation, which is fine. ...
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Recommended practice for spacing between “and” and “\ref{}”?

It is widely known that one should insert a non-breaking space ~ between the name of a reference and the reference itself, e.g., As we can see from figure~\ref{fig:foo}, [...] This avoids the word ...
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Error from Package inputenc: Keyboard character used is undefined

I'm getting an error I cannot explain in my TeX-File. I thought it's because of the ü in a specific BibTeX-key but It seems like this is not the case. I'm using natbib with unsrtnat and the bib-File ...
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How can I insert “and” into a string of citations?

I would like to output something like see Smith (1999), Jones (2015), and Lovelace (2005). by doing something like this see \textcite{smith99, jones15, [and] lovelace04} but I can not. ...
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How do I properly cite the amount of times an article has been cited on Google Scholar?

I wish to properly cite the amount of times a paper has been cited according to Google Scholar. However, I couldn't find a proper answer to this question. The paper in question is: Blei, David ...
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No bibdata command

I install Linux Mint and setup latex anew, but now when I compile latex files I get the following error: Process started This is BibTeX, Version 0.99d (TeX Live 2013/Debian) The top-level auxiliary ...
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Author name not showing when using IEEEtran bib style

If I use the IEEEtran bibstyle with the default Bibtex \bibliographystyle{IEEEtran} the bib entry below gets listed in the references section without author name. @Article{simon_comments_1952, ...
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Is there a citation style for the “Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation” aka McGill Guide?

I have searched for answers, and it appears that there is a version of the McGill Guide legal citation format around but it hasn't been released generally. Does anyone know if there are plans to ...
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Cite a bibliography entry without making authors appear

I need to cite a bibliography entry on the text. I've got the following code: % packages included before begin document \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage{bibentry} \nobibliography* % citation inside ...
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Bibliography causes errors when compiling

When using the achemso LaTeX package, the citations always appear as question marks - it's a problem that happens on Ubuntu and Mac machines, but works fine with Windows machines. Our research group ...
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Autocompletion of citation in TeXShop without BibDesk?

The documentation for autocompletion of citations within TeXShop appears to be fragmented around the web. The default suggestion is to use a service from BibDesk, but this requires BibDesk to be ...
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hyperlinks and citations for specific template

I am using a harvard template for authoring my thesis. I am not able to get hyperlinks for my citations, pointing to my list of references. I am using the hyperref package. I would want to share the ...
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Editing BibTeX stylefile from Biometrics Journal to accommodate their requirements

For submitting a paper, the references need to be in the following format: References in the text should be ordered by author's surname and publication date. In publications by three authors, ...
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Including references without bibtex

These steps are followed when a new citation is added into a manuscript: Add a new reference to the references file (e.g. myref.bib) Add a citation to the new reference into the main tex file (e.g. ...
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How to cite ITUT document using BiBTeX?

How to cite ITUT document like this one http://www.itu.int/md/T05-FG.IPTV-C-0139/en with IEEEtr style ?
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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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\HAR@checkdef alternative in natbib

In harvard package it is possible to customise missing citations by renewing a special command called \HAR@checkdef. Here is an example: \usepackage{harvard} \usepackage{pdfcomment} ...
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Bibtex-Natbib-Failure to change in-text citations from numerical style to “author-date” style

I am having a difficulty inserting my references in the text in the "author-date" format. I have read all possible blogs and documents and haven't figured it out yet. I am new to this software, so ...
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Multiple references on one line of bibliography in LyX 2.0 with revtex4-1

The documentclass revtex4-1 allows multiple citations to appear on the same line in the bibliography. This is accomplished by adding a star next to the citation key [1]: \cite{bethe, *feynman, ...