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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.