JabRef is an open source cross-platform bibliography reference manager that uses the BibTeX file format.

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TeXnicCenter and Jabref - refreshing database? [closed]

After adding a new reference with JabRef, I need to close and restart TeXnicCenter before the entries in the literature database menu of TeXnicCenter get updated. Isn't there a button for refreshing ...
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How to generate a .bib file with citations in a TeXmaker project?

I am relatively new to LaTeX, so please bear with me, just started using it for my thesis. I am using JabRef to manage my citations and TeXmaker as the editor. I really don't know the workflow ...
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BibTeX reference formats in JabRef and LyX

I am using JabRef for my references. I export them as a .bib file and import them into LyX. They are all sorted correctly and referenced fine in the text. However, when I look in the actual ...
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Is something wrong with @STRING processing between Jabref and biber?

I've just been revisiting bibliographies, and trying to manage them with Jabref. I seem to have found something wrong with @strings (or my understanding of them). In my pre-Jabref .bib file, I have: ...
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How to change Jabref's copy BibTex context command?

In JabRef 2.7, when I right-click an entry, I have the option to copy the cite command copy \cite{BibTexKey}. However, as I am working with biber I would prefer to have copy \autocite{BibTexKey}. ...
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Journaltitle and journal alias in Biblatex [closed]

I use Jabref for my bib files and even in Biblatex mode, the journal title is still saved under journal. Since updating Biblatex, it no longer supports this backwards compatibility so journal titles ...
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Incorrect case in BibTeX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: BibTeX loses capitals when creating .bbl file I have a .bib file and I'm using JabRef to edit it. Its content is % This file was created with JabRef 2.7b. % Encoding: ...
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Sharing custom entry type with other users [closed]

A nice feature of jabref is the ability to create custom entries as seen here: http://jabref.sourceforge.net/help/CustomEntriesHelp.php Is there a way to export these to other users to enable them to ...
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Jabref: can it export a subset of the bibliography in BibTeX format?

Jabref supports exporting the selected entries in different formats, but I wonder if it can actually export to BibTeX format. It is useful to select some of the references to create a smaller database ...
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BibTeX and Jabref

I have a bib file in Jabref. Once the .tex file is compiled, the bibliography section appears but it is all empty. Here is an example of my .tex file: \documentclass[a4paper,oneside,11pt]{book} ...
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Improving a workflow for importing BibTeX citations

I am hoping to draw upon the expertise of other LaTeX/BibTeX user to help improve a common workflow of mine. Currently, I download and import BibTex citations from the likes of ...
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Settings for search in JabRef

Recently, my installation of JabRef (in Windows 7) started working differently in two ways: If I use the shortcut for search (Ctrl + F), it starts out by doing an Incremental search. If I want to do ...
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Jabref — entries imported from jstor still marked as incomplete

When I import references from either the jstor website or through jabref front end, they all show up as red (i.e. incomplete). Specifically, "Journal title" is not present in the required field. The ...
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JabRef - Is there a plugin or a way to mark entries as “printed” by shortkey? [closed]

I am new to JabRef, therefore searched for this feature already, but could not find any hint to it. So maybe here someone knows how I could quickly mark my entries as printed Basicly it would be ...
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Referencing book IEEE

I am using both TeXworks and Texmaker to write my thesis and have to somehow do my references. Moreover everything is supposed to be written using a 'book' environment. I have found that JabRef is ...
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JabRef multi-author glitches?

I'm using JabRef to do all my referencing, but sometimes the .bib files I download gives weird author outputs. For example, I want the author field to look like (as appeared in Google Books): ...
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How to link references to url in bibliography?

I have BibTex citations taken from ADS which look like this: @ARTICLE{1996ApJ...462..672T, author = {{Tolstoy}, E. and {Saha}, A.}, title = "{The Interpretation of Color-Magnitude Diagrams ...
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How do I cite laws or regulations in biblatex?

I am using JabRef to manage my bibliography. I have some laws that I need to cite, but I am unsure how to do this. In this particular case, I am citing a regulation, which is referenced by the law. ...
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Adding a space before each item in a multi-item citation

I am using JabRef with Lyx, and currently when I insert a multi-item citation in my document, it shows up something like this: [8,10,23] in the output, without any space before each item (except for ...
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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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How do you organize bibtex citations?

I use JabRef sofar on multiple files, each for a specific topic and then include all the needed (mostly all of them) at the end of file with a single line: \bibliography{bib/foo,bib/bar,..} ...
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How to have access to (or manage) bib files in MiKTeX?

I use Jabref to manage my bibliography database. I also use it with LyX and it's running well. But now I need to use it with MiKTeX and use TeXmaker as an editor. Using my MiKTeX settings I'm trying ...
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Problem with generating Reference list (no bbl file generated?)

I am just starting with LaTeX so I am sure I have made a bunch of silly mistake on the way. But as of yesterday I am stuck with no solution. So here is a bit of background: Win7, installed MikeTex ...
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Import Word 2007 bibliography into JabRef?

I have a bibliography list in Word 2007, but want to import them into JabRef (bibTex). I have searched around, the bibliography in Word is stored in an XML file, but JabRef does not import via such ...
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Bibliography Autokey Generation in batch mode

Is it possible to generate the bibtex keys for many bibliography entries at the same time or in a batch mode? I am using Jabref for the bibliograpy database and get the bibtex key while inputting ...
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Using jabref generated bibliography with lyx

I'm using a jabref generated bibliography in lyx according to the following instructions: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=477632 It works well, except for one type of error which I cannot ...