{sorting} is about sorting document elements. Use this tag in addition to other tags specifying what should be sorted.

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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 ...
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Biblatex: Chronological sorting in citations only [duplicate]

Presently I am using sort=nyt scheme, which correctly sorts the bibliography section. However, the citations are appearing as: (Author1 et al. 2002; Author2 et al. 1975; Author3 et al. 1999) I ...
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Sorting a list based on the length of each entry

Is there a way to sort an itemized list based on the length of each item? Something like \begin{Itemize} \item a \item aaaaaa \item aaaa \item aaa \item aaaaa \item aa \end{Itemize} which results ...
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Č doesn't sort in bibliography correctly but {\v C} does

I have an example here of an article document using pdflatex, bibtex, and natbib, where the Č character for Čermak isn't sorted in the bibliography correctly. I don't understand why not. Both files ...
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How to use a particular field in a specific entry type for sorting in biblatex

In answering this question: Creating Entry in Bibtex for Executive Orders I gave a biblatex solution which used a new entry type for Executive Orders. This particular entry type has no author, but ...
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Alphabetical order in natbib

I have read questions about this, and people say that it is just to include the natbib package and the plainnat style. For some reason my references will not sort alphabetically. Any help on this ...
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Sort by author in Alpha bibliography

Using the alpha bibliography style, citations are sorted by the citation key. I'd like to use the same style of authors-year citation keys (e.g., [CP92]) but have the bibliography sorted by the first ...
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Sorting the bibliography by entry type

I am using BibTeX. For overall configuration I use a .cls file. I am looking for a way to sort the bibliography in this order: Books, articles, and miscellaneous. Currently all types of materials get ...
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Bibliography style like ieeetr

Are there any bibliography styles that supports both ordering as in ieeetr and author-year (ie. John et al.)?
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Is it possible to get unsrt + abbrv bibliography?

Is there a ready made BibTeX bibliography style file that both: (1) prints author names abbreviated (like abbrv) in the references section and (2) sorts references numerically in citation order (like ...