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

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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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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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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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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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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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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: \section*{...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.