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

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Sorting swedish index with makeidx correctly

I have a problem getting makeidx sort the special characters of the swedish alphabet, å,ä and ö. They are supposed to be the last three positions, but they appear in the index before "A". How can ...
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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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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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Indexing through texindy in imakeidx with custom .xdy style fails to produce desired order in index

I am trying to produce an index using texindy through the imakeidx make that follows the Sanskrit alphabetical order. I am working in XeLaTeX. I created a custom .xdy style file to be called as an ...
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Strange problem with BibTeX sorting

I know that Umlaute have to be avoided in BibTeX and I am using {\"a}, in fact I use BibDesk and it produces the correct LaTeX code. The sorting works for small characters, but I have one name ...
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Is there a bibtex style that sorts references according to publication type? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Sorting the bibliography by entry type I am updating my CV and I was wondering if there exists a way to sort publications according to their type (articles, ...
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Bibtex style help - alphabetical sort

I have found a Bibtex style that suits my requirements very well as it presents my sources exactly how I want. I am using the \nocite{*} command to display all my bibliography sources from my .bib ...
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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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Reference sorting within the .bst file

I am using a master thesis template which was prepared from my university. But when I compile my thesis, the references are sorting alphabetically instead of by appearance in the document. I have one ...
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Modifying existing code to sort a list of abbreviations

I have currently the Latex code written in the .cls file to display a list of abbreviations as follows: \newcommand\listnomenclature{Abbreviations} \usepackage{longtable} ...
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A tool for creating a dictionary with right-to-left script

I'm trying to typeset a dictionnary, using Arabic script. I would like to create a list of words in three columns, with Arabic word in right column aligned to the right, its Polish translation aligned ...
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How to sort the entries of a dictionary alphabetically?

This is a follow-up question to: How to automate a dictionary (sorting, headers)? I was wondering if there is a way to sort the entries alphabetically in the following code. I guess myself that ...
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nomencl manually sorting

I have a problem with manually sorting the entries for my nomenclature by the prefixes, and I cannot get it to work. Here is my code; they are supposed to be sorted by the numbers in the prefixes, ...
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bibliography with per-author numbering (and author-year sort)

I'm working on a new edition of a book which uses a very unusual style of bibliography: Entries are sorted in author-year fashion, but then numbered per author or group of authors, e.g.: Milnor, J.: ...
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How to establish a complex sorting scheme of references in biblatex?

The journal in which I intend to publish has some weird sorting requirements for the reference list. The basic sorting is alphabetical but then (quoting from here): "Papers with two authors should ...
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Sort bibliography corresponding to .bib file

I have created a .bib file containing the resources. I'm using biblatex with style=numeric. I would like to have in my document the numbers order as I have inserted the corresponding resources in the ...
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Bibliography is not order by appearance

I have my document with my .bib. My problem is that I can't figure it out how can I do to have the numbers of the references ordered by appearance. For instance when I cite \cite{website:Victhom} it ...
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Order of Figure in a Review Copy article

Order of figures (floats) is a common issue with LaTeX. I'm using a LaTeX template from a journal editor in my article I will submit for peer-review. I cannot thus use any of my own packages or ...
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Natbib+harvard.bst: papers in same year listed in the wrong order

I have a bibliography in which a particular author wrote two papers in the same year. Bibtex is sorting them alphabetically by title, but I want them listed chronologically. (So in the example below ...
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Fail to sort nomenclature using prefix

I'm trying to get my nomenclature to sort alphabetically, including word with accent. Basics! Well, I read all \nomencl documentation and many of your expert answers here... So I tried different ...
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Bibtex reference capitalisation concerning surname additions (van, van der, 't, etc) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Bibtex handling of the Dutch “van” name prefix with natbib In Dutch many people have a surname addition (Jan de Vries, Peter van Sluik), which are capitalized when the ...
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Sorting the nomenclature description

I am using nomencl package to prepare the nomenclature for my thesis. In that, the package sorts the symbols as shown in Figure. But I want the desription of the symbols in Right hand side to be ...
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How to split with chapter, section, … Titles in the index part?

Maybe the title isn't clear. In fact, I'm taking note during my course, and sometimes, teachers said that a thing is a pipe (tip, stuff to know) for the examination. Since the tex have a few of ...
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How to use pgfplotstable's iflessthan key

pgfplotstable offers the iflessthan key to define a custom comparison function: /pgfplots/iflessthan/.code args={##1##2##3##4}{<...>} I just don't know how to use it, there's no example in the ...
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dtx file and history

The \changes command of DTX file is used to record changes. The \PrintChanges command print the list of change, sorted by number ... except when a number is greater than 10. To see the problem, I ...
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Biblatex not compress specific group

I am doing a literature review. And I want to put references about a certain topic inside the table. My question is very similar to: Sort but do not compress numeric citations in BibLaTeX However, ...
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biblatex continuous reverse numbering all but one category

I am updating my cv and the answer biblatex continuous reverse numbering... to my previous question solved my problem, until I realized that I should not count my unpublished articles (which I would ...
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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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Problem with sorting of umlaute in a glossary (pkg glossaries)

I'm currently facing a problem concerning sorting of glossaries. I'm writing my thesis in german, so I also have some umlaute like "ä","ö" and "ü" in my acronyms. For example there is an acronym ...
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biblatex continuous reverse numbering through categories

The answer to Citing a certain type of reference ... almost perfectly solves my problem, but I would like to have the my cv sorted with continuous counting: **Articles** [5] great Article 2 [4] great ...
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Index ordering when using math symbols

I'm making an index where certain entries start with the math symbols $k$, $\mathcal{C}$, $\ast$-a.... In the first two cases, I want them to appear in the index as if they start with k and c ...
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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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Word-by-word sorting of authors in bibliography using biblatex/biber

I am using Biber/biblatex for the bibliography of my forthcoming book. I just received the last round of corrections from the copyeditor, and discovered that the sort order used in my bibliography is ...
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Wrong sorting for Biber with Norwegian sortlocale

There is a problem with the sorting for Biber when using sortlocale=nb_NO. \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{test.bib} @misc{a,author = {A}} @misc{b,author = {B}} @misc{c,author = ...
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How to sort table for plotting with pgfplots?

Is it possible to sort a table at the point that is included in a pgfplot. In the example below, the point x=3 and x=4 are ordered for plotting. I am looking prefereably for an 'in-place' solution, ...
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format numbers in reference so they sort correctly

This is a followup to question list of occurences of references. In the MWE below the index lists the Goals in alphabetic order where numeric is needed for the second token: The solution I found ...
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Automatically insert capital letters as alphabetical breakpoints in a sorted column of names

Recently I used LyX to prepare a list with 200+ guest names for a wedding (page 1 illustrated below). Actually, it was a table including invited family names, the number of persons of each invited ...
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Alphabetic order in bibliography with natbib package and author-less entries

i'm new, so I hope to do everything correctly :D My question is fairly simple: I've the natbib package loaded in a document, and some bibliography entries have no author. Those entries are put at ...
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LaTeX/BibTex not arranging citations by order of appearance

I am having an issue with LaTex/Bibtex presenting my citations in order of appearance. I know there a plenty of questions on this and I have read some of them, but the solutions posted don't seem to ...
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Citation order by year [closed]

I'm fairly new to LaTeX so this question may come off as trivial, but how would one go about sorting the elements within a citation by year? For example, my citation would read in alphabetical order ...
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Sorting of references in Bibliography (books/articles) with correct labels

I've got a problem with my bibliography. I have to split it up into different parts (books / articles). The problem is, I`ve got articles AND books of the same author, published in the same year. ...
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biblatex - quote in chronological order but bibliography list must be alphabetical order

I want to use more than one type of specification in my bibliography. I want to quote in chronological order but have the bibliography list in alphabetical order. If I am quoting 2-3 references in ...
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MakeIndex fails to sort index keys properly

My index does not become ordered correctly: As you can see, the keyword "fluid" ends up in the beginning of the index instead of right before "fluid flux", where it should be. What can possibly ...
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Bibtex reverse numbering

For my CV, I would like to reverse number publications (i.e., starting from the total number of publications all the way down to 1). Is this possible with plain LaTeX and BibTeX? This question is ...
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biblatex output like BibTeX's unsrt style

I use biblatex in order to have a bibliography per chapter. I tried chapterbib and bibtopic, but I did not succeed with the former and citations were not sorted with the latter. This what the ...
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Sorting index entries with accented words

Friends, I'm struggling for some time with this disturbance in the TeX force: I have a set of words in Portuguese which are accented. When sorting these words, we treat accented letters the same way ...
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Can't list bilibliography in order cited using ReVTeX 4.1

The journal I am submitting to requires the bibliography be listed in the order cited in the text. How can I do this with ReVTeX? I have tried different journal styles but can't get it to work. ...
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Bibtex ordering by appearence of the .bib file instead of the .tex file

I'm using TexMaker + BibTex + XeLaTeX and everything was fine, until I noticed that it was ordering the references by the .bib file order instead of the .tex file order. So it starts at [5] instead of ...
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Sort bibliography automatically

I did not take care of the alphabetical order when I was adding references to the bibliography. So I have a big list with references not ordered. Is there a way to do it automatically? I use ...