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

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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 ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...