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

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Creating a BibTex Bibliography, TexMaker doesn't find the bibliography file

I'm working with LaTeX for a short time, and I am currently trying to write my thesis with it, but unfortunately something just doesn't work. When I compile my files there is no Bibliography output ...
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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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Using OSCOLA, Biblatex style in conjugation 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?
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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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remove the spacing in a line in the Bibliography

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. I want to eliminate the spacing gap in a line of bibliography, as shown in the picture below : The input type JabRef is "other".
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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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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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Why does adding a middlename omit authors in References list

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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Can't link any files in JabRef anymore

When I started using JabRef, I managed to link some files (like 5 or so), a few via Alt+F, a few manually. Then something happened in between and now I am unable to link files anymore, either via ...
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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 ...
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JabRef - How can I jump from the search window to the list of results? (filter method) [closed]

I usually have the radio button set to Filter. When searching for an entry successfully, is there a keyboard shortcut which enables me to jump from the search window to the first result?
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How can I edit the same bibliography in Jabref on multiple machines?

Do I have to copy and share both the .bib and .bak file? Is this even possible?
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JabRef creates an empty line in the .bib-file for every (new) item I create or edit

JabRef 2.10 Win 7 64-bit Whenever I add a new entry or edit an old one, I see that JabRef created an empty line in the source code for the bib item (which I can see in the last tab). Does anyone ...
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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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Updating Bibtex fields through DOI

I have a big Bibtex, which has been created by Mendely. However, Mendeley has a habit to strangely format the journal name. As soon as I have updated one references by DOI lookup in Mendely, just the ...
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Error bibtex with jabref

I've made a little bib file with jabref. When i compile it with Texmaker (F11) I obtain: **This is BibTeX, Version 0.99d (MiKTeX 2.9) The top-level auxiliary file: prueba.aux The style file: ...
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Curly braces don't preserve capitals

First of all, thanks to everybody who posts on this site. This is my first time asking a question, since I have always been able to figure out my problems before thanks to others' questions + answers. ...
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Jabref won't save files as .BST and LyX doesn't recognize .BIB

I'm having trouble with pushing a saved bibliography from Jabref to LyX, because Jabref doesn't have an option to save as a .bst file , and LyX doesn't want to recognize any other format than .bst (he ...
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Producing .bbl file with Lyx and JabRef

How do I produce the .bbl file required for arXiv using JabRef for bibtex and Lyx?
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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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Using The Author Formatter to custom the author view format

I want to make my bibliography (The Author) to be like this : Yu, E., Giorgini, P., Maiden, N., and Mylopoulos, J. Social modeling for requirements engineering: An introduction. In Social ...
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Does JabRef add all references to the bibliograpy in LaTeX?

Does cited articles/books in JabRef add all of the references to bibliography in LaTeX even though you did not cite them in the thesis? Because I have one JabRef file and I want to add bibliography to ...
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automatix bibtex generation for documents in a folder

Is there reliable package or software to generate *.bib files for documents contained in a folder ? I found Mendeley but it does not work as I expected.
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JabRef + TeXStudio BibTeX problem [closed]

I have created a database of bibliography on Jabref named Review.bib. I have called this file in TexStudio. Out of 15 citations, 12 are perfectly fine but 3 are not cited at all. There is this sign ...
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How to cite the web page address as the reference?

I would like to cite a web page in the IEEE style. But I am not sure how to edit the bib code in the JabRef.
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Jabref Help “Unable to open link” [closed]

I am having a BibTeX entry in JabRef and the corresponding .bib-file is stored in a Dropbox folder. It links to .pdf-files on two different machines, that means two external links in ...
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in Latex how to deal with @manual entry style (jabref) [duplicate]

I've a problem so far unresolved and I have not found so much to help me in the different forums I've been looking to. Luckily somebody will have an answer :) I have R software in my library .bib that ...
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LyX and Jabref problem - Windows

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 to remove curly braces in main window of JabRef?

Do you have any idea how to remove the curly braces in the main window of JabRef. I know that there is the option in the preferences (Option -> Preferences -> File -> ...) that allows me to check ...
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Removing urls froms reference list in natbib [duplicate]

I'm using JabRef to manage my references, the natbib package and jpe bibliography style. When I use the \bibliography{ } command to generate the reference list, the urls of the documents cited also ...
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Citations and Bibliography

Before I begin: I'm sorry for the probably rudimentary question I'll be asking. Please be sure it's not for lack of trying/research. I'm using TeXShop. I've got my document. I have a .bib file, saved ...
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Jabref, fixing abbreviation for field

I'm using Jabref to manage referrences. I want to abbreviate pages to pp. or skip word (pages). %---- BibTeXsource --------------% Inproceedings @INPROCEEDINGS{Talaya2004, author = {Talaya, J. ...
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Controlling title , bibtex, using JabRef [duplicate]

I'm using Jabref to manage references. I use references both in English and German. % my Question \documentclass[12pt,twoside]{report}% Use this line for the print version of the thesis ...
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I can't get a quotation mark when I insert my bib file from Jabref

I'm using Jabref to make my .bib file for my LaTeX file because I needed quotations for my titles. They work, except when my title is directly next to a URL. This works: [5] ASCE (2013). "2013 ...
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Texstudio: BibTeX can't open .bib file [closed]

I have tried searching for two consecutive days, and read multiple treads, but no one seems to answer my question exactly. I am using MiKTeX 2.9, TeXstudio and Jabref 2.9. Here is a minimal code ...
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Consolidate BibTeX crossrefs into new .bib file

I have three BibTeX files set up: main.bib, which contains all the main reference entries for papers. These use crossref to reference entries in... crossrefs.bib which contains all the details of ...
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Pushing citations to LaTeXila from JabRef

I've just starting learning the LaTeX ropes in the past couple weeks and I am loving it!! There is just one (last, yeah right!) thing that I am trying to get to work. I'm managing my citations with ...
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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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Lyx: Error message due to JabRef entry

I am using JabRef with Lyx with the jurabib-style. Everything worked fine, but lately I get error messages when inserting new literature citations. I am not sure what the problem is. The error ...
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Bibliography problem [LyX & Jabref]

I'm an Ubuntu beginner. I'm using LyX to write a paper. For my bibliography I imported a .bib file created with Jabref. I'm facing 2 problems regarding the rendering of the bibliography. While I'm ...
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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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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 ...