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Certain number on reference in text

I am using natbib with unsrtnat for processing bibliography for my thesis. I must prepare short summary of my thesis (about 35 pages out of ~200). It won't include literature overview just summary of ...
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Sort bibliography entries with respect to their logical sequence (part i and then part ii)

In my bibliography I have the following two entries: Hosseini, S.A., Shah, N., 2011a. Enzymatic hydrolysis of cellulose part ii: Population balance modelling of hydrolysis by exoglucanase and ...
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Sorting a list of tokens (not necessarily numerals) in expl3/LaTeX3

I'd like to sort a list of words according to their lexicographical order using expl3 code. My words are in a seq variable that I access in a stack-like manner (this is not relevant, though). I've ...
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Order Bibliography alphabetically (author and titles)

I'm writing a paper using jurabib. The problem I have is that in the bibliography the entries are well sorted by author, but where an author has more than one entry these are not in alphabetical ...
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How to sort text or how to make a tex-based test generator

Suppose I have a long file of a pile of test questions. I want to select a subset and make a test out of them. Of course I could copy/paste. But is there a package that helps to sort and display ...
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Altering index sort order in bibleref

Original post: The bibleref package affords tidy citation and indexing of Bible passages; sort order is by default alphabetical by book. According to the documentation, one can change the to another ...
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Sorting scheme for specific entry-types in biblatex

I'm using nty sorting scheme, but I need @proceedings and @inproceedings entries to be sorted by eventtitle before booktitle in @inproceedings and before title in @proceedings. The order should be ...
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Problem with sorting literature order by entry type (misc, book,…) in BiBTeX

EDIT: I edited a "main" file and I added a .bib file. I have problem with BibTeX - concretely with sorting literature order by entry type. The .cls file is HERE and .bst file is HERE. Error: ! ...
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Bibliography references by order of appearance [duplicate]

I am putting together a big document based in many other small ones, and, as it is, I have a lot of references, much more than I wish to order by hand. Is there a way to number these references by ...
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Sectioning bibliography by type of refered item

My promoteur has a very unusual requirement: the bibliography needs to be sorted first by specific type of refered item, next by author and by year of publication. I managed to get this custom ...
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Sorting a table according to values in another table

I have two tables (A and B), both with a string valued column and an integer valued column. What i would like to actually have is a sorted table B sorted by the values of table A. The crucial point is ...
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Sorting with own bibstyle after first author, year, co-author

I'm trying to resort my bibliography, but I'm stuck. At the end it should be sorted alphabetically after the first author, then the year, then the co-author and if that's the same the year should be ...
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How to enumerate in reverse order [duplicate]

I want to enumerate Dave-Letterman Style with the last listed first as in enumerating top ten items and having them listed in 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Is the etaremune package the only way to go? ...
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Order items in enumerate environment automatically

I have a list of almost 300 items in an enumerate environment \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item This is the second item. \item This is the third item. \item This is the ...
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Sort database with datatool

I use the datatool package to read CSV files and print them as tables. Before printing I want to sort the rows. The problem is that the file was written with R and some rows contain normal numbers ...
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Sorting bib entries in amsrefs

Is there any way to automatically sort the entries within a biblist environment? For example sort alphabetically by author names, type of entry, etc. . Unfortunately I haven't found anything in the ...
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Forcing bibliography order

I've a bibliography which include websites. I want to have an alphabetical sort. Thus I use the plain style which do the job great. The problem is websites are less important than others references ...
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Sort bibliography with same author and same year (biblatex)

When I cite two works by an author published in the same year, biblatex will sort them in the bibliography according to their title. In some cases, however, I know that the work sorted in the second ...
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Manually sorting nomenclature elements (with grouping)

I am using nomencl package and I have grouped Nomenclature section into List of Abbreviations and List of Symbols. The order in List of Symbols is not what I wanted. how is it possible to sort the ...
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In \bibliographystyle{alpha}, can I sort references by the first author's last name instead of by the marker?

I'm creating a bibliography using \bibliographystyle{alpha}. Consider the following three references. [Gab72] Peter Gabriel... [GJ09] Paul G. Goerss and John F. Jardine... [GR92] Peter ...
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Sort bibliography entries in alphabetical order by the entries' “short” value

How can the bibliography list entries be sorted in alphabetical order using the s ("short") field of the publication entries in the example below? I don't want to use a BibTeX file, but the ...
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Automatically arrange citations in increasing number using biblatex

I have similar problem to this question The question is essentially the same, but I use biblatex. I have \autocite{b,c,a,d} which generates [2, 3, 1, 4]. Is it possible to automatically make them ...
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Combine class does not sort citations

There are three files in the next section of code; all three should go in the same folder. The main document is bibProblem (combine document class), the import document is inputDoc1a (article class), ...
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order same-author-year publications by appearance

I have a document in which two papers have the same first-author and the same year. With my current bitex-style file, papers are listed and numbered according to the year and then the authors, which ...
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Sorting references, and displaying “References” instead of “Bibliography”

In my \documentclass{llncs}, I use \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[sort]{natbib} to sort the references of my document. While the above achieves sorting, the section entitled "Bibliography" ...
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Alphabetically display the items in itemize

I am wondering whether it is possible to display the items alphabetically regardless of the order we type on the backend? For example I am using itemize as follows: \begin{itemize} \item ...
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Biblatex and per-year subbibliography

My question is how I can group the bibliographic records using biblatex on per-year-basis. I have tried the approach \newcounter{mycounter} \setcounter{mycounter}{2013} \defbibcheck{intheyear}{ ...
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bibtex: Problem in Reference number Order

I am having problem with my bibtex reference number. The number does not increase in order as you can see from the screenshot below. The index goes from 1 to 3, 4, 5, and back to 2. Sorry in ...
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Set natbib options after loading natbib package

Is it possible to set (or change) the natbib package options after its loading (i.e. after the line \usepackage{natbib})? The reason I need it is that I'm using a LaTeX style from a journal and it ...
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Correct sorting of composite page numbers with makeindex

Running an index file like \indexentry{foo}{1} \indexentry{foo}{i} \indexentry{foo}{a} through makeindex results in an includable output file like \begin{theindex} \item foo, i, 1, a ...
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Babelbib: combine bababbrv-lf and babunsrt-lf

I am using babelbib in order to generate my bibliography. However, it won't satisfy all my needs. I just want the entrys to be formatted like [1] Knuth, D. and Torvalds, L.: We didn't write ...
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Bibtex true unsort

My first steps with bibtex, with pdflatex on a linux machine. I use \nocite{*} so that all references are printed, either cited or not. All the bibliography style that I have found are sorting the ...
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sort biblatex bibliography by appearance of cites in the document [duplicate]

I'm writing my thesis in physics using LateX (MikTeX). For my bibliography i use biblatex with this setup: \usepackage[ backend=bibtex8, maxnames=6, ...
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List of Figures sorted by Figure number

I am using \usepackage{imakeidx} \usepackage{hyperref} and the command \listoffigures to get the list of figures. Some figures are double-column, some are single-column, and LaTeX does not ...
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Get bibliography sorted by year in Elsevier article?

Using this code I can not get bibliography sorted by year. It is just mixed and even not in order of appearance in the myrefs.bib file (which is exactly by year). ...
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Sorting a clist in LaTeX3

I have a clist that I'd like to bubble sort. I'm sure this is a simple matter of something like \clist_bubblesort:N or something, but I don't know what the appropriate incantation is. A quick google ...
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Sectioning bibliography by type (with multiple types per section)

I would like to distinguish books from articles, manuals, etc. This can be done by using: \printbibliography[heading=subbibliography,title={Book References},type=book] or ...
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Make nomenclature sort math correctly

I am sorting my nomenclature as suggested by the nomencl package documentation, but \dot{q} is being sorted before a and v, where as the desired sort is: a \dot{q} v The existence of a default ...
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How does BibTeX sort references?

How does LaTeX sort references as it is causing the first reference I have used to be numbered as [2] in the document rather than [1]. See below: Technology has been introduced in various ways within ...
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Sorting to match a given list

I am looking for ideas on the following task. I want to sort the entries in \listb to those in \lista. It cannot always be assumed that only the elements of \lista are in \listb; neither can it be ...
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BibTeX handling of the Dutch “van” name prefix with natbib

I want to produce the following with LaTeX/BibTeX: In the running text: ... we refer the reader to the work of Van Noort (2010). In the bibliography: Thomas van Noort. An important paper. ...
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Latex citations Bibtex. Wrong capital and alphabetical order [duplicate]

In my bibliography citations are ordered wrong. For example: @inproceedings{17Degroot, title={Critical scour: new bed protection design method}, author={De Groot, M.B.}, booktitle={Journal of ...
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order of multiple keys in \cite-command

The biblatex-command \cite{key} can take several keys, separated by a comma: \cite{ckey1,akey2,bkey3}. The output is a list ordered alphabetically by surname: akey2; bkey3; ckey1 (where key of course ...
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a,b Designation for a lead author with different co-authors in the same year

Biblatex/biber citation sorting: ynt bibliography sorting: nyt Citation1 - Appeared first in 2010 Darwin et al (2010): Citation2 - Appeared second in 2010 Darwin et al (2010) When cited, the ...
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Sorting according to more than one key in pgfplotstable

Is it possible to sort rows of a pgfplotstable according to multiple keys? For example, input file is as follows: Mtx Kind P Sp A LP 16 4.2 C OPT 16 72.5 A LP 64 20.3 B OPT 16 ...
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Sort .bib file from within TexShop

Is there a way to sort a BibTeX file from within TexShop? For instance, I would like to have all items of type @proceedings at the end of the file, and the items otherwise sorted alphabetically (say ...
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Is the biblatex toggle behavior expected or should the result stabilize [closed]

In my previous question an issue arose due to the use of multiple bibliographies in the given solution, that I extended here. So the issue is that the numbering in the second bibliography toggles ...
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Biblatex/biber keep cycling and not settle when using custom sort

I'm trying to do a custom sort: citation order -> year/month -> author -> title I think I got it in the style in the code below. However, when I run it: pdflatex -> biber -> pdflatex -> pdflatex. ...
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Possible to change sort order in natbib?

I have played a little with LaTeX lately and I really like it, it makes the document look top professional and makes structuring a report easy. I am currently using it for a big assignment with lots ...
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Is there a BibTeX style that sorts references in reverse chronological order?

I am putting together a CV in latex, and I am trying to get my list of publications to display in reverse chronological order. I can use \bibliographystyle{unsrt} as a workaround, and just order the ...