{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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: ...