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

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LyX and Jabref problem

I am using LyX 2.0.6 and Jabref 2.9. I am trying to incorporate my bibliography in Jabref into Lyx, however I get the following error message in JabRef: Verify that LyX is running and that the the ...
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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 delete the unused Bibtex items in JabRef? [duplicate]

I'm writing the notes and using the software--JabRef v2.10 for managing the references. However, after revising my notes several times, I find that there are some unused Bibtex items. So how to ...
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Can JabRef order by date instead of year?

Today I noticed JabRef orders my library "wrong" when I ask it to sort all articles through time. This turned out to be understandable, since I ordered by the column called Year. However, I did not ...
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Reference manager and version control

Let us assume you are working on a document with a small group. Each member uses his/her favorite reference manager. You share the document and the bibtex file with a version control system (say git). ...
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How to add a url access date of a website in BiblaTex using Jabref reference Manager?

I want to add a url access date of the website I accessed to my bibliography but only at the end (after the url). The MWE is as follows \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,numbers=noenddot]{scrartcl} ...
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Could Jabref create folder base on first author's name automately when adding some reference, just like bibdesk

Recently I use Jabref on windows. Is there any way to add subfold when I add paper to Jabref just like bibdesk on Mac using some format line to rename the file. Jabref also can rename the file but i ...
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Garbage symbols do not go away

I am working on a document, which I build, using TeXstudio (default compiler is pdflatex). For the automatic inclusion of bibliography, I am using natbib (have to use it, as there is a dependency on a ...
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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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Is it possible to insert one row in the middle of the rows when arranging the references?

when editing my references manually in JabRef, I skipped one paper, if I insert this paper in the bottom of the list , it is not possible to replace it to it's correct place ?
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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 to remove `.tex.bak` and `.bib.bak` files to the subfolder automatically?

The .bak files are same to be useless. However, it will generate .tex.bak and .bib.bak files every time when I edit my .tex files by WinEdt and .bib by JabRef. So is there any way to remove .tex.bak ...
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Use of .bib JabRef Reference from TeXstudio

Jabref generates a .bib reference file. How can I use this in the TeXstudio?
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Error : (Input index file full.idx not found. Usage: makeindex ). I am using texstudio editor

I am using Texstudio editor. I am using Latex to write my thesis. I have had no problem in the past that Latex list the references in my thesis write-up successfully. Suddenly, when I added one more ...
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BibTeX generating “\BIBentryALTinterwordspacing ------” in BBL file using IEEEtran.bst [duplicate]

I'm writing up a LaTeX document in TeXnicCenter, using MikTeX as an interpreter and JafRef to write my .bib file. I've downloaded and specified the latest copy of IEEEtran.bst, and while most of my ...
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Can I select my BibKey arbitrarily in JabRef?

I was wondering if I can select any bibkey in JabRef , cause the keys it selects are sometimes overlapping eachother like 2014
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Problem with URLs in bibtex file when using new Thesis class/template [closed]

I am using a thesis template for my thesis write up using Lyx interface. For my bibliography, I use JabRef manager to produce .bib file. It works fine except for the entries which have URL values, ...
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Can I change how files are saved in BibDesk and JabRef?

I work on both Windows and OS X. On the Mac, I love BibDesk and how it displays keywords and linked files. On Windows, I use JabRef, which is nice but is not BibDesk. The main problem I have is how ...
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Jabref ordering Latex bibliography

I write the bibliography in Jabref using bibtexkey as a reference. When I call it in LaTeX using \cite{1}, in the PDF file I have [9]. The problem is that I can't arrange an order to the references. ...
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LaTeX doesn't recognize “et al.” in the Bibliography

I'm using Jabref to manage my Bibliography. Sometimes, I put directly: First Author et al. when adding the article author's name in Jabref. When compiling my .tex file, LaTeX doesn't recognize ...
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How to set JabRef to keep the bibtex key of imported duplicate bib item

JabRef version 2.10 I have two .bib files, they share some same items but with different BibTeX keys. For example: references.bib: @Article{Anderson_1991, Title = {Discussion: ...
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Jabref can use bibdesk filepointers?

I am wondering whether there is a way to use BibDesk's filepointers? It has been suggested here that JabRef might not see anything that is specific to BibDesk: Will JabRef affect my BibDesk BibTeX ...
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main.tex does not recognize changes in JabRef when creating footnotes or bibliography

I have linked my main.tex with my bibliography in JabRef using \addbibresource{Bibliography_Geoengineering.bib} However, if I change entries or bibtex keys in the JabRef file, my main.tex does not ...
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I use JabRef for ordering my refs but how to get Comma insted of dot

Following is produced by jabRef : @Article{Lewis1992a, Title = {An injector/amplifier double target configuration for the Ne-like Ge X-ray laser scheme}, Author ...
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Will JabRef affect my BibDesk BibTeX file?

I have a large bibliography with linked pdfs on my mac which I manage with BibDesk. It is on Google Drive and I want to open it in JabRef on my linux laptop. Will either of these managers affect ...
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Cyrillic with TexStudio and JabRef

I was not able with the help of Google to solve my problem yet. I have a reference from a Russian journal. That's why I entered the authors and journal title in cyrillic letters in JabRef. Now I run ...
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Norwegian letters in bibliography and article text

I'm trying to write an article in English with some Norwegian names in it, both in the article itself as well as in the bibliography (bibtex). Strangely, I don't get the display of the Norwegian ...
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Bibliography from JABREF adds hypelink i. How can I remove this

I have used Jabref to create my .bib file. If I place the .bib in my latex document, the letter i pops up after every reference. The letter i is actually a hyperlink, referring to the place I have ...
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Problems importing reference.bib database to Latex file [duplicate]

I am currently having problems importing my .bib file to my latex file. the bib file's name is reference.bib, it was compiled using JabRef and it contains the following @Book{alexander2009market, ...
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referencing non-cited sources [duplicate]

I created a bibliography library .bib-file with JabRef. Some sources are cited in the text and the bibliography entry in the end is automatically added - very nice. But how can I add sources that are ...
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inputenc error: problems reading in .bib file from jabref

i'm relatively new to latex, so forgive me, if thats a silly one: I'm using miktex and texstudio. I keep getting the following error message, which prevent me from building up or compiling a document ...
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Jabref external PDF viewer not working with newly added papers

I've been using Jabref for a while and linking files so that I can just click the PDF icon on the left to open the relevant papers (or use shift+F5 etc). But lately when I add new pdf's they won't ...
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Increasing the list of authors in the bibliography using Vancouver style

I'm using the vancouver style with Bibtex4word and for a journal we're submitting to they want 12 authors listed for each citation in the bibliography before using et. al if there are more. Currently ...
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Bibtex source in JabRef

I am using JabRef to manage my bibliography. I also edited it to have extra table entries in the such as SpecialRemarks . However, I don't want these to appear in my bibtex source. So, my bibtex ...
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BibTeX non-hierarchical keywords (tagging) for classification

BibTeX entries exported from online databases such as IEEExplore have keyword fields containing information that was decided by the authors or editors. However, I want to define my own ...
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Using OSCOLA, Biblatex style in conjunction with Jabref [closed]

My questions are as following? Can the OSCOLA style (BibLatex) be used harmoniously with Jabref? What are the necessary steps to be taken to ensure that they work together properly? Edit The ...
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Too many commas in name: Using Jabref and Texmaker

I'm using the natbib package in Latex with the \bibliographystyle{apalike}. I'm getting errors from my citations and it's due to how I'm listing the authors. The error I'm getting is "Too many commas ...
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References not showing up

I have created a .bib file using Jabref. Now I placed this file in the same folder where all my other latex fles are present. I am adding the reference to this .bib file using this: ...
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JabRef - Can't use ISBN to Bibtex-feature anymore, windows just closes [closed]

After I recently did a drag & drop action with several PDF files and let JabRef auto-import their properties/details, I noticed the ISBN to Bibtex-feature stopped working. If I enter (via c&p, ...
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Different line endings in JabRef on Windows and Linux [closed]

I'm working on a bib file using JabRef on Windows and Linux. The bib file is synchronized via a version control program. Unfortunately, JabRef seems to save the bib file with Windows line endings (CR ...
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Can I mass-link in JabRef?

I renamed (the majority of) my PDF files to match their Bib(la)tex-keys. Yet when I have multiple entries marked and hit Alt + F, no linking is done. It only works on an per-entry-basis and of course ...
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Creation of a bibliography in Lyx

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. I inserted the bibliography at the end of the document Lyx. I created my. bib with JabRef: citation order is wrong: if I add a new citation, it takes the ...
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LyX reference problem

I'm having a minor reference problem. Im using LyX 2.1.0 on Mac and Jabref 2.9. My problem is that when I'm making a reference to an article/book, etc. that have exactly two authors it says "and" ...
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Output pdf file shows empty references after inserting BibTeX in Lyx 2.0.5

My output pdf file shows empty references after inserting BibTeX in Lyx 2.0.5. The BibTeX file is created by JabRef 2.9.2 and I am using Windows 7.
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Adding Web Pages to JabRef

I want to add webpage article (from New York Times) in my research paper. How can I add it to my bibigraphie . I can add using JabRef (research Article, Book, Booklet, .. ). but how can I add ...
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Problems with special characters with Jabref on Windows when using the DOI to BibTeX feature

I use JabRef on Windows 7 64 bit. The option for the .bib-file is set to UTF8. When I use the DOI to BibTeX feature in Jabref and import any DOI that leads to a source with special characters in its ...
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Combined entry column Journaltitle/Booktitle in JabRef

In the JabRef entry table, I’d like to have a column that displays the journaltitle for an @article entry and the booktitle for an @incollection (etc.) entry, rather than having a separate column for ...
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Organisation-produced references in JabRef

Using Jabref and Libreoffice, via Jabref's 'OpenOffice connect' feature. I have a source that includes spaces and the word 'and' in a single author's name. Jabref parses this according to the usual ...
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Why does adding a middlename omit authors in References list [duplicate]

I cite a specific paper for my publication. The problem is when I add the middle initial of one author, the entire author list gets omitted from the references list, as shown in the image. I omitted ...
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Error: Unicode char \u8 when importing bibliography

I have a LaTeX document in which I improt .bib database \bibliography{LagrangianRelax} \bibliographystyle{alpha} I am getting an error (I know its quite common): ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode ...