{custom-bib} is a package for creating custom bibliography styles for use with {bibtex}. This is done by running the "makebst" utility (run TeX on LaTeX on makebst.tex) to interactively choose options from a menu. It is also possible to run this utility in batch mode.

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How to change the conjunction “and” in a custom bst file?

I created a custom bst file with a harvard citation style. Currently the conjunction between author names is "and". I would like to keep "and" for text citations, ex: Author1 and Author2 (1999) ...
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How to edit a .bst file to get bold volume number in case of articles?

I have the following code \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \bibliographystyle{mybst} \nocite{*} \bibliography{mybib} \end{document} My .bib file is @article{liberti2009, ...
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Exclude note and addendum from bibliography

I am using biblatex to print bibliographies. Although, it is handy to have adendum and note fields in bib entries, I wonder if there is a way to remove them from the output. I tried to use ...
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How to sort bibliography entries alphabetically by \cite key?

I have generated a custom *.bst style file with whom I am generally quite happy with. The references are automatically ordered alphabetically. However, if there is more than one article published by ...
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State (Ed.) just once after all editors (not after every editor)

I'm writing my master's thesis with latex and love it so far. My document class is scrbook and I'm using natbib for references. Since my institute has strict guidelines regarding the bibliography's ...
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Issue number missing from Bibliography in “model5-names” bibliography style

Can someone help me with editing the bst file in order to make issue number appear in the bibliography. Example: This: Olivers, C. N. L., & Watson, D. G. (2008). Subitizing requires attention. ...
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How to change .bst file to get a comma between publisher and year

I'm getting lost in the .bst file I created with "latex makebst". For a book entry, I chose the option %>>PUBLISHER ADDRESS: %<<PUBLISHER IN PARENTHESES: % %: (def) Publisher as normal ...
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Recreate .dbj file from information found in .bst file

I have a .bst file of unknown origin that contains the following information: %% This is file `iatbr.bst', %% generated with the docstrip utility. %% %% The original source files were: %% %% ...
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Add custom field to bibtex entry, and print it

I want to add a volume field to @manual. This is the @manual function generated by makebst FUNCTION {manual} { output.bibitem format.authors output author format.key output format.date "year" ...
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Customizing harvard bibliography style apsr

The apsr style is almost what I need to comply to our totally unique Harvard style based University referencing requirements. I need to make the following customizations: For displaying authors the ...
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Make Author's Last name uppercase, leave first name intact and more

I need help adjusting my reference list (not the in-text citation). I adjusted the existing apalike.bst for capitalization of the author name by inserting the below functions and renaming the file ...
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Missing letter identification in bibliography for two papers with same author and year. (Natbib+BibTex+makebst)

I've made a custom .bst file, using makebst. When using Natbib, I get for two papers in the same year and author, a letter identifying the two papers as "a" and "b" in the citation. Sadly, no letter ...
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How can I create standard document?

I like create standard format in my document like: -All the text are justify until I swap this part of text only (center, right, left); -Standard margin of document (top, bottom, left, right); ...
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“Unbold” url in bibliography via .bst file

after creating an own .bst file via makebst I'd like to change the formatting of the url shown in the bibliography. Atm the URL is bold, I'd like to have it not bold, just standard. The particular ...
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How to make citations using sentence fragments instead of numbers?

Does anyone know a way to make endnote citations that use words or sentence fragments from the body of the text, instead of numbers or symbols? (My reason for doing this is so that there is no ...
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Author cite miss in own bst file

I created my own cmu2014.bst by makebst. My cites go well including \citep except the \citeauthor and \citet. They show (author?) in my citation in both \citeauthor and \citet. I compile by XeLaTeX ...
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Citation and bibliography customization

I am currently writing my PhD thesis and I am haunted by the choice of a convenient bibliography package/style/etc to meet exactly my needs of a custom list of references. \documentclass{book} ...
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Incollection book titles in italics using custom-bib

I've been trying to create a custom bibliography style using custom-bib (makebst), and I have almost succeeded. The only thing that I've failed to fix is the incollection and inproceedings book ...
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bibtex ignores MACROs in bst style

So I created my custom bst file using "latex makebst" it mostly works fine and I slowly get a rudimentary hang how the .bst thing works. Mostly thanks to this guide ...
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Eliminating URL in bbl file, and makebst

I compiled my own bst file using the latex makebst command. This is a brilliant way of amending the style of references. However, makebst creates a very ugly 'URL' prefix for web-pages. It just looks ...
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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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The bbl.and function in my bst file is ignored

I have created a custom bautzen.bst file for a paper which has to be written in German with kind-of Harvard style but some changes. To create the bst I have used the custom-bib script and added a ...
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Remove “In” from inproceedings entries using makebst file

I have made a custom .bst file using makebst, but I can't remove the "In" before the booktitle in inproceedings entries. That is, right now my entries read: ..."title." In Proceedings of ...
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Obtaining a specific order for references of an annotated bibliography

We are currently writing an annotated bibliography and cannot get the ordering of references as we want. In the bibliography we have 2 kinds of entries: annotated entries (the ones that the ...
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Things you can't change with custom.bib

I am using custom.bib to create my own citation stile, and I quite like the result! The only thing I couldn't find, was how I can change some things in the citations in the text. What I miss, is the ...
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BibTeX style like [Jones90]?

Is there a "standard" BibTeX style which is like 'alpha' in all other respects but uses first author surname, (preferably) 2-digit year keys, so a citation for "Jones, Smith and Other" would show up ...
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Add item to bst

I have a custom .bst made with makebst. It works well, except I would like to add an extra field for translated works. Ideally I would like something like "translated by [translator]" to appear after ...
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Tweaking makebst output (chicago-style citation) [closed]

I've created a bst file (below) using makebst. Third time round, I've got most of what I want, except: (1) "Surname, First, 2013." should be "Surname, First. 2013." (Fullstop, not comma, between ...
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Debugging a custom-bib bst file that crashes on book items

I created my own bibliography file with custom-bib (makebst), but when I run it with a reference to a book I get: $ bibtex PhD [...normal output] Database file #1: PhD.bib You can't pop an empty ...
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BibTeX: .bst Style is Applied on Bibliography, but not on The Citations

I'm not a very experienced LaTeX used. What I Created: a .tex file using LyX a .bib bibliography using JabRef also my own suitable .bst style for BibTeX using custom-bib's makebst pdflatex's ...
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Editing bst file to underline title

I could not find an option in makebst that would make the titles of articles be underlined, however, using emphasize in an otherwise correct bst I was able to underline it. Unfortunately this makes ...
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Add field to bibliography style

I have generated a style using latex makebst. It works perfectly, except that I want to add a 'collaboration' field to my entries, to be shown in parenthesis imediately after the authors. There wasn't ...
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Need to remove comma after last author (only)

I'm trying to submit to a journal that has a non-standard bibliography format: citations look like this: Gordon, R. H., C.-E. Bai, and D. D. Li. 1999. "Efficiency Losses from Tax Distortions vs. ...
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Bibliography numbering style

I'm creating a bibliography for a paper submission to The Bulletin of Math Biology. I've created a custom .bst file with custom-bib, but haven't been able to get the numbering correct. I'm not sure ...
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Make volume bold in custom bibliography style .bst

Since I could not find the style that met my teacher's requirements for the bibliography I have to do, I created my own bst with latex makebst on my mac. I had chosen to make the volume bold but it ...
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How to customize a .bst bibliographic style created with custom-bib for dealing with entries with no year and/or no author

I am using natbib with author-year-like cites style and with a custom references style (a .bst file) that I created with custom-bib. That style file for references is also author-year oriented, of ...
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How to cite a multi-volume book of collected works with BibTeX?

I would like to cite a particular volume within a multi-volume book that is the collected works of some author. The collected works were edited by an editor. I am using a custom .bst file that I ...
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makebst 'initial error'

I'm trying to make a customized bibliography style, and I have downloaded makebst. I open the makebst.tex file in my TeXMaker-editor, and press LaTeX (F2) to compile. But then I get this error: ! ...
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Natbib and makebst: For three authors, natbib is truncating citations [closed]

I'm using natbib, and a .bst file generated by me with latex makebst. This .bst only puts et al. if citation has more than three authors. \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage[round]{natbib} ...
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makebbx - program similar to makebst? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a style definition helper for creating biblatex citation styles, like makebst for biblatex? There is a "program" called makebst that allows creating of ...
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Punctuation between authors in bibliography?

I am finalizing my doctoral dissertation in LaTeX, and before printing my university has some very specific requirements regarding the formatting of the references section. Using makebst I have been ...
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Add access date to custom bibliography style created with makebst [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add “Retrieved”, “Last accessed” or similar information to authoryear in biblatex I use JabRef 2.8b2 to organize my bibliography references. I ...
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force line break in LaTeX bibliography (style file generated using makebst)

I would like to edit my .bst file so that the bibliography outputs with a line break after each author block (all authors) and no left or right indent of wrapping lines. So, instead of ...
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Displaying only the starting page of a page range in bibliographies

I'm battling with this for couple of hours now... My supervisor asked me to generate the bibliography in a certain style, for articles I need to do: Author 1; Author 2, Journal name, volume, ...
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Adjusting booktitle in inproceedings in a makebst-file

I have used makebst to create my Harvard-bibliography. Jiang, W., Koguchi, K. and Schulzrinne, H. (2003), ‘QoS evaluation of VoIP end- points’, ‘IEEE International Conference on Communications, ...
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Error message when running custom .bst file in bibtex

I have created a custom .bst file with the makebst program. Whenever I run BibTeX on it I first get the following error: z is an unknown function --- line 169 of file eup.bst Then for all entries ...
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Error message when trying to 'latex makebst'

In trying to create a customized bibliography style, I have attempted to run the command latex makebst (and alternatively tex makebst) but to no avail. Instead, I get the following error message: ...
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Upper case author names for BST file (based on APA)

I have created a .bst file using makebst. It is based on the APA style. I have compared the .bst file to other bst files, and trying unsuccessfully to put the authors in the bibliography in capitals. ...
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BibTeX style always uses ampersand regardless of choice in makebst

I've now twice generated a bst file using makebst. Regardless of my choice when asked whether to use "and" or "&" for 3+ authors in the reference list, the style always uses "&". I would very ...