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Order the citation in winedt?

Im usng WinEDT with BibTxtMng. My problem is in the bibliography. So, if I cited from Wikipedia as my first citation and then the second citation is the Matlab, The bibliography will not show the ...
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Correct sort of bibliography [duplicate]

Sorted by first author's last name. Works only from one author before works with other authors. If there is more than one work, then it needs to be like this: 2007a, 2007b,... Sort should be like ...
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How to sort all chinese references before English ones

I'm writing my phd thesis, which is in Chinese. It's required to sort the all Chinese references before English ones in the Section of reference. However, it seems that there is not any existing ...
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How to change a .bst for references sorted in order of appearance

I've been struggling trying to format my references for a paper which needs to follow the LNCS guidelines. They use to provide a .bst file which formats the references exactly as they require, but the ...
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Sorting bibliography cannot be turned off in Biblatex when writing in Arabic [closed]

I want the citations to appear in the bibliography in the order of their appearance in the text and not according to their alphabet. I know there is an argument for that which is sorting=none. ...
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Ignoring first names when sorting citations with biblatex

I am writing a custom citation style, and am attempting to write the sorting rules. I want the names in the bibliography to be sorted by last name only, ignoring all first names and initials. However, ...
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Bibtex .bst file modification to include alphabetical ordering

Is it possible to modify the JHEP bibliography style in a simple way such that it displays bibliographical entries in alphabetical order, instead of basing on first appearence in the main text? ...
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Xindy as a sorting engine

Please save your time and energy on this task. It's partly solved. Step by step I am trying to solve this question xindy for ancient Egyptian transliteration. There are some interesting side ...
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bibtopic: sorting references according to order in .bib file

I am working on a document containing two separate bibliographies, using the package bibtopic. The entries in both bibliographies are sorted alphabetically and I would like to change that. I know ...
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Problems with \DeclareSortingScheme for @misc documents in Biblatex [closed]

I apologize for the probably quite simple questions, but somehow I struggle to find an answer in the docs and online. I would like to have a separate bibliography for the UN Documents I am using, ...
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BibLateX/Biber is incorrectly sorting entries with hyphens in their respective author's last name

UPDATE 2 I now finally understand that this behaviour is indeed a feature that is to be modified according to need. Thank you very much to @moewe for educating me on this. I have now set his/her ...
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Makeindex without sorting

Can I use makeindex but without sorting? This question looks peculiar but I would like to use index while the index entries (for example \index{Peace} in the document) are already sorted correctly ...
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Texindy sorting Icelandic

I use command texindy -L icelandic -M lang/icelandic/utf8 dict_main.idx to create a list of the names of the photographes, their authors and licenses. But the sorting is not correct (for example ...
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Why aren't the references for a Thesis sorted as per order of usage in PdfLatex? [duplicate]

I've explained my problems in the end \begin{figure} \captionsetup{format=hang} \begin{figure}[!h] \centering \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{PTC} \caption{Solar Thermal energy collection devices ...
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Wrong alphabetic order for Norwegian bibliography with biblatex

In Norwegian, aa is an (obsolete) alternative spelling of å, but it is still very commonly used in names. In bibliographies, it should as a result be alphabetized as if it said å (cf. Wikipedia). In ...
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Biblatex Sorting Bibliography by author and afterwards numbering it by appearence in bibliography

I'm using biblatex to create a bibliography with two parts, one part for literature and one part for internet sources. Now I want to sort each bibliography by NTY. Afterwards the entries in the ...
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Biblatex author name missing (dashed=false and style=authoryear)

I'm encountering some odd behaviour in biblatex. The author name for multiple-entry citations in the bibliography is being supressed, but the style is defined (=authoryear, as per answer: define bib ...
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How to sort in-text citations by year, but bibliography by name?

I am writing a document using the memoir class, pdflatex and biber. Now both my Bibliography at the end of the document and the citations in the text sort alphabetically, but I would like the ...
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Plainnat style not alphabetically and lowercase

I have a problem with the plainnat bib-style as my reference list is not sorted alphabetically (I may be wrong on this one but I have the impression that this should be the case for this bib-style). ...
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natbib: combining chicago style and sorting by appearance

I would like my citations to be formatted according to the Chicago style, and at the same time numbered by order of appearance. The sort&compress option does work as expected using unsrt ...
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\printbibliography only with \citetitle occurrences

I want to print two bibliographies: first, a classic bibliography with documents I cited in my text, I always use \footcite{} and a second who references only occurrences \citetitle{} Actually, I ...
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How to force a certain sorting of two .bib entries?

So there are two articles I'm citing in a paper, here are their BibTeX entries: @incollection{ShapiroSI, Author = {Stewart Shapiro}, Booktitle = {Identity and Modality}, Date-Added = ...
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Sort citations as they appear in the bibliography (biblatex) [duplicate]

According to the biblatex manual, the option sortcites = true makes sure that "citations are sorted according to the global sorting order of the bibliography" (§3.1.2.1). This is, however, not what I ...
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Sort nomenclature according to description, rather than symbol, whilst using subgroups

I would like to know how to sort a nomenclature according to the description, and not the symbol, whilst still making use of subgroups (e.g. separate groups for subscripts, superscripts etc)? The ...
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Extracting bibliography from aux file in order of citation

I am trying to extract a bibliography from my .aux file and have done so successfully with bibtool -x file.aux > file.bib. However, I would like the bib file to have the entries in the order of ...
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Custom sorting in biblatex taking type into account

I am using biblatex for the first time, and was looking at the customisation section in the manual, but couldn't find what I was looking for. I want to define a sort order such that all books come ...
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Creating a simple list of symbols

Inspired by this great answer I tried to manually create a glossary-style environment for a simple list of symbols. Basically I wanted to create a command newsymbol that can be executed from anywhere ...
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Reference list from separate documents in the order of appearance

I'm facing a complex problem. I have 2 separate documents, a main text and a table, both with several citations. I would like to have a bibliography section at the end of the main document containing ...
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table numbering not in order

I am somewhat irritated about the numbering of tables. Unfortunately i dont have a MWE, i doubt the "error" will be seen in a short example (this is a thesis...). Also when moving things around the ...
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Index in Swedish sorting order ( …YZÅÄÖ…) with xindy and LaTeX

I still haven't succeed to sort Swedish letters in the index list with class article in the correct order. I've tried it with specifying a sort key, i.e. \index{g~ra@göra}, but the result is not ...
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Sort List of Fixmes by annotation level

I have a couple of questions about the fixme package: I would like the list of fixmes printed using \listoffixmes to be sort by annotation level (that is, sorted by importance). Is there a way to do ...
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Index sorting problem with Vietnamese

I use Texmker 4.1 and Texlive 2013 in my Xubuntu. I use this system to write my teacher's book with the AMS package (gsm in fact), which is in Vietnamese. There is a problem in sorting the index, it ...
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\ifnumcomp + \ref

I have a definition with 20 cases or so, and a proof about that definition has one case for each case of the definition. I'd like the proof cases to reorder themselves automatically when I reorder ...
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Reverse citation order of two library entries

I have the following problem illustrated by a simple example: If I cite the paper of an author T. Coven in my document, the outcome is 'Coven (2004b)'. If I cite the appendix to this paper, the ...
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BibTex Referncing Number order based on appearence

Today while i tried to add bibliography in bibtex I found problems with sorting like the figure How to solve this kind of error .. I tried to sort based on appearance but failed .. What should i add ...
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BibTeX style for the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) – chronological order, authors bold

I am trying to format a bibliography for the ASM journals. I found development.bst, which is similar to the ASM format, but this journal puts the references in alphabetical order and I want the ...
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How do I sort two glossaries differently? list of acronyms(sort=standard) and list of symbols(sort=use)

I'm using the glossaries package to create a list of acronyms and a list of symbols. I have to do a list of acronyms sorted alphabetically(sort=standard) and a list of symbols ordered by ...
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Sorting references - last names' alphabetical order

I'd like to sort my references alphabetically by last name of the author (firstly Art, then Fart). There's one more thing - I want to have the last names put in the front. I guess the latter can be ...
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Indexing: placing the letter sigma in the letter s section

I'm working on the index of my thesis and have the word σ-algebra. I would like this to appear with words starting with s. How can I do this please? Right now it appears at the top. I tried using the ...
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How can I distribute a sorting scheme

I have made a personal sorting scheme for my final bibliography. It's like the nty scheme but anonymous work before the non-anonymous work. As it's a usual need in my field (classical philology) I ...
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makeindex - print links sorted by page

Auto generate List of \url usages within document describes a method for generating an index of URLs that are used in the document, including page number. However, the URLs are sorted ...
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Sorting bibliography references using the Vancouver style

I am new to LaTeX and I would like to be able to sort my references with the Vancouver style but I don´t know if I need to include some libraries or do something else? I have searched around the web ...
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referring the same author [duplicate]

I would like to input items in a bibliography as follows: Author(for example: Mike) item 1: article item 2: book item 3;... How can I do this? Could anybody help me? Thanks in advance. There is ...
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footnote \index

Dear all I think I have a problem with the collation of makeidx. following some suggestions found here I have got in the text something like this \index[p]{Plutarco!demalignitate@\textit{De ...
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natbib question: Johnson 1990a, b in order of appearance [duplicate]

I have an issue with the natbib package. In my reference list, multiple entries occur of the same author in the same year. I'd like to control which one is Johnson (1990a), and which one is Johnson ...
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Sorting Vietnamese utf8 index with make-rules in xindy package

I am using the xindy package to compile the index containing Vietnamese. It works fine except the order within words. The "standard" order is accepted as the following, which is different from the ...
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Sort index entries

This question is similar to others, but I could not find an answer that actually works for me. This is my document: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenx} ...
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Cannot use nomencl package, makeindex doesn't works with my preamble

Time ago I had an issue with Tikz and mathpazo, building my preamble as a post here recommended. In that way my document could compile once again and well, so on the project grew. So my preamble now ...
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Alphabetic sorting fails in biblatex when defining characters with \newcommand

I'm citing an Icelandic guy whose last name has a first character Á (U+00C1). If I write his name in my bibliography with that character code (\char"00C1), the sorting works correctly. If, however, I ...
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Sorting and citing names with 'von' prefix using biblatex

Consider a document whose author is "van Beethoven, Ludwig". I'd like to cite it as "van Beethoven" in the text and list it as "van Beethoven" in the references. This could be achieved with ...