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

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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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referencing non-cited sources

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...