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

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Citations missing in the list from JabRef

I am using JabRef for bibliography but the citation section only shows the first 10 alphabatical references in Lyx. I have written most of my work and never faced this problem before but now when I ...
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lyx, not all citation shown when citing (JabRef) [on hold]

I am using a template for lyx, which supports the use of JabRef. My first sources work well. I have my data and can cite in lyx via "Insert->citation...". Now I have the problem, that my newest ...
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Undefined Citation in LateX

I am using Texmaker and Jabref, .bib and .tex are in the same directory. As I saw from previous post, I used \usepackage{natbib} and \bibliographystyle{chicago} \bibliography{timeseries} but ...
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JabRef 3.4 starts but unuseable on Mac

I have successfully installed Jabref 3.4 and it starts, but all I get is a menu including Services, which does not expand, and quit that won't end the program (must force quit). I am running OSX 10....
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JabRef online help not working [closed]

It seems last version(s) of JabRef installs help no more. Instead, in version 3.4, there's only a link to an online help which doesn't work. Does any one know where the help/manual has gone?
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Editing a .jstyle file for JabRef

I am trying to edit my .jstyle file so as to fulfil the requirements set out by The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering. I am working with LibreOffice Version 5.1.3.2 on Windows 10. JabRef´s ...
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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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linguistic options of JabRef 3.2

I am puzzled with some foreign languages such as Czech and Polish, because author names are often written with characters which are ignored by JabRef. Is there a mean to code them in order that they ...
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JabRef 3.4 changes in editor - doulbe column appearance

What did change and where could it be set back? I have JabRev 3.4 and now in the optional field tab in the editor I get the entries distributed over two columns with the DOI and File field being on ...
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Error Citing website in Bibtex

I am trying to cite a website: @Misc{OpenStreetMap2016, author = {OpenStreetMap}, title = {{OpenStreetMap} Statistics}, howpublished = {http://www.openstreetmap.org/stats/...
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Downloading the full texts for the whole database in JabRef V3.3

Here is my question. Using JabRef v3.3, I can easily search the scientific papaer on the internet in save it into bibtex database. But when I try to download the full text for the whole database,...
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Encoding Issue while Export from JabRef to .CSV [closed]

I am trying to export bib to .csv and there are many issues being faced but most important is encoding: special symbols are not converted properly to the same symbols e.g. " " changing to different ...
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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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jabref 2.1b2 entry editor does not include mandatory fields

I am using jabref 2.1b2 since this seems to be the latest version that is available for Ubuntu apt-get update. I found that when using the entry editor (green plus sign), for all entry fields (...
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LYX citation reference style

I'd like my reference would look like this (based on Chicago 16th ed. (Author-Date Style) ): Stabell, Charles B., and Øystein D. Fjeldstad.1998. “Configuring value for competitive advantage: On ...
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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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Inputenc error in bibtex during pdf output

I'm not very good with tex stuff, and although I'm a capable linux user, latex has always been a problem for me. My situation. I'm writing a thesis document. OS : Debian 8 Lyx : 2.1.2 Jabref : 2.1 ...
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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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Is there a way to have line breaks between keywords in JabRef?

Recently shifted to JabRef v 3.2, and am loving it so far, but for one issue. The keywords are very hard to read if there are a lot of them, and especially if they have similar words. Is there a way ...
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No linking to PDF files since Jabref 3.2 upgrade

I have upgraded to Jabref 3.2 from a 2.* version. Since the upgrade, I cannot open the PDF file associated to the BibTeX key of an entry. When right clicking on an entry, "Open file" is disabled in ...
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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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Single LyX file with multiple bib file

I am writing my thesis in LyX. It's a collection with 3 separate .bib files with jab ref. I inserted the three bib file in three different places. But the pdf output seem to only use the first bib ...
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Entries from JabRef do not show up in Lyx bibliography [closed]

There are no error messages when viewing the pdf. Adding references from the JabRef-bib files works. The problem is, those references do not have the selected citation style (author,year) but are ...
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jabref web search stopped working [closed]

I've been using Jabref for a few months, I really like it; but suddenly the web search function doesn't work. Regardless of what search term I type in for Medline, I get a "no references found" ...
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Google Scholar Import - Jabref

I am a huge fan of Jabref - and Google Scholar. Using the Scholar search in Jabref gives however unsatisfactory results. I am not getting the URL/DOI information - nor the PDF automatically ...
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How to add a keyword to many entries simultaneously in JabRef?

I want to add a keyword to many entries simultaneously in JabRef. How can I do this? Selecting the entries and writing the keyword in the Keywords textbox of JabRef only adds the keyword to the first ...
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Anyone knows how to set the indentation of BibTeX in JabRef?

Anyone knows how to set the indentation of BibTeX in JabRef? I want it to look like this: So here the = signs are aligned How can I do that in JabRef. I've been playing with the options in JabRef ...
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Numerals to ordinals in JabRef jstyle layout file

I have created a .jstyle layout file for JabRef (I am using JabRef version 2.11.1) for formatting citations for the journal, Florida Entomologist (FL_Ent). Although the current (25 March 2015) ...
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How to get Key authors list from my references? [closed]

Currently I'm managing my thesis bibliography with JabRef and I want to know how to obtain key authors list and relations between them from all these references. I know that this can be accomplished ...
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Where can I find this bibliography style 2? [duplicate]

Any way someone can find this (article was published in 1986 Journal of Finance) ? Make it ? Or otherwise?
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JabRef 3.2 and automatic formatting on save

I just upgraded JabRef from 2.10 to 3.2 on OS X 10.11. JabRef 2.10 automatically formatted the BibTeX file on save, which was the number one reason I used JabRef. JabRef 3.2 does not do it, and I ...
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Jabref: Not Adding month when importing?

So I use jabref--->Websearch: When importing articles its always leaving "Month" empty. (While the rest of the field are imported) How do I fix this?
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Failing to import into JabRef 3.0

I am not able to import RIS and also BIB files into my JabRef database or a new database. When I try to import an RIS-file I get the message "Wrong file format". If I try to do so with drag and drop I ...
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import entry in jabref from command line

~>java -jar /Applications/JabRef.app/Contents/java/app/JabRef-3.2.jar -n --fetch=inspire:1602.00684 ~/Dropbox/JabCache.bib to get JabRef to add a new entry to my database file. The output on the ...
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\end{thebibliography} on bibtex bibliography of lyx document

(This may be a stupid question, but I'm new to this, and have tried to find the answer elsewhere to no avail.) When I try to update my lyx file using pdflatex after appending a BibTeX-generated ...
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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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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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How to include a shortened title for the pdf renaming utiltiy in jabref?

Jabref 2.10 includes a utility of "Clean up entries" for your bibtex references. Under the last option it is possible to automatically rename your PDFs given a "file name format pattern". The pattern ...
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Unable to install JabRef 3.1

I am currently using JabRef 2.11 as a reference manager. Unfortunately, something seems to have changed with the newly released Jabref 3.1. I cannot install it because it needs a Java Runtime ...
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Optional fields 2 in JabRef 3.1 are not configurable

Running JabRef 3.1 on MacOs X 10.11 in Biblatex mode The runner Optional fields 2 is empty. When trying to configure e.g. entry type Book, I can delete field names from either Required fields or ...
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How to automatically reverse the IEEE journal name in JabRef?

The journal name in the bib file downloaded from IEEE website is like 'Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, IEEE Transactions on'. Is there a way to automatically reverse the IEEE journal name ...
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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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biber in tool mode: Specify data source when creating .bib file containing cited references

As this might turn out to be an XY problem, I will try to give as much additional information as possible. But to start with, my question is: Question (Y): How can I make biber (in tool mode) create ...
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How to display the referenced page? [duplicate]

I quoted a few pages of a book, pages 20-23, I use JabRef reference manager,How can I display the referenced page?
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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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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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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 used ...
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Jabref (biblatex) to Excel (xml) [closed]

I would like to export my database with a lot of customized entry type from Jabref to Excel. I did not manage to open correctly csv files in Excel, but xml works great. Now, I want to choose the ...
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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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How to properly write multiple authors in bibtex file?

I use Jabref to store all articles I need and bibtex4word add-on (in MS Word) to maintain the reference list. So, I would like to know how to properly fill the "author" field in Jabref with multiple ...