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

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Can bibulous sort references alphabetically?

I'm trying bibulous to make custom formatted references. In fact, I'm aiming for a small modification of the amsplain bibtex style. That style sorts all appearing references alphabetically and ...
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Different sorting schemes in different sections of bibliography

Update 5-Sep-2012: Sorry for highjacking this question, but as the status of the accepted selected answer has changed (now multiple sorting is implemented with biber/biblatex), and I think it is a ...
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Wrong alphabetical order in .bbl file

I have a problem with alphabetical order of my bibliography, which is not due to my .bib file, but rather in the way in which the .bbl file is generated. Let me explain the problem by means of a ...
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Keep URLs using plainnat but also sort citations by appearance

I wish to have URLS in my citations; however, using Plainnat, the citations get sorted alphabetically while I want them to sort in order of appearance. I thought of switching to unsrtnat but the issue ...
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Sorting bibliography by specific first author name and then year

I am using biblatex package. I am including all bibitems in a document. I want to sort items first by the author X when he is first author, seconds etc and then by year. Is there any simple way of ...
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How to change the sort order for letter groups

I've used makeindex and the glossaries package to create a glossary, but I'd like to change the sort order for one of the "letter groups". Basically, I have a set of entries that begin with a letter ...
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Sort list of (biblatex)-keys by their citation number

As this is a rather specific question and in lieu of a MWE some context: I am working on a personalized version of the tufte-book class. In the process I am now at a point where I think I need a way ...
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The same bibliography with different sorting

Attention: I have an answer and will publish it soon. But perhaps other have a different (or the same) solution, so I'm giving you the chance to show it first. How to output a bibliography with ...
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Changing biblatex's sorting within the document

I am using multiple refsections in my document and I need to sort the respective bibliographies differently. E.g., let's say I want one refsection to be as ...
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When using autocap, how to still get correct alphabetical sorting?

In How to ensure the first letter of a footnote is always uppercase? I received an answer as to how proper capitalisation of Arabic surnames beginning with the definite article "al" could be ensured ...
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How to enter publications “in press”, or “submitted to” in BibTeX?

Is there a convention for how to enter publications that are "in preparation" or "submitted to Some Journal" into a BibTeX database?
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Make Bibliography in order of appearance of citation using {unsrt}

I'm a total newbie at LaTeX, and I'm trying to figure out how to sort citations within a paper I'm writing for a conference based on their appearance in the document itself. The conference has a ...
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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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Sorting references with given bibliographystyle

I am writing a scientific article and plan to submit it to a Springer journal. Unfortunately, Springer's LaTeX support is not very satisfying. You are forced to use Springer's LaTeX class svjour3 as ...
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biblatex 3.0+ - bibliography with different sorting schemes but unique labels

With biblatex version 2.x or earlier, one can write something like \printbibliography [category = cited, sorting = none, title = {References}] \printbibliography [notcategory = cited, sorting = ...
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BibTeX - do NOT sort authors

Is there any way to tell bibtex not to sort the authors for a paper but to print them in the order they've been written in the .bib-file? I have a paper where three people from three different ...
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Different sorting schemes in text and bibliography [duplicate]

Using biblatex with bibtex, I would like to order my references in the bibliography by author name. This works fine: \usepackage[backend=bibtex, sorting = nyt, %name, year, title]{biblatex} ...
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How can I change the order of an alphabetic enumeration?

For instance, in Welsh the alphabet starts a, b, c, ch, d, dd, etc. Is there a way to automatically alter the ordering of lists to match this?
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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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How can I put a name's prefix in front in citations but *not* in the bibliography?

For my Dutch thesis I need to have the prefix to a name when using the \cite command but not in the bibliography. So basically what I need is Cite: ‘De Jonge’ Bibliography: ‘Jonge, Marinus, ...
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Ordering of the bibliography with biblatex, notes at the end

I do have a problem with the order in the whole reference section. I use the packages below and implemented hyperlinks to each reference in the bibliography. This is done (as shown below) by making ...
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Date ordered entries

I want to build a chronological text from various sources, but preferably let LaTeX do the sorting. Kind of like a diary, but with unordered sources, that are ordered in output? How do i start?
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Latex Bib-File doesn't sort by appearance in text

I've been trying many different ways to sort my Bibliography as it appears in the text. But unfortunately it's always sorted the alphabetical way. I'm using the following packages in my master file ...
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Unexpected behaviour with sorting option, multiple ref context and biblist (biblatex 3.0)

I have a large bibliography file where the vast majority of entries are annotated (and annotations can (and do) contain \cite commands). I have to produce a list of the annotated entries displaying ...
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List of figures: figure numbers appear in incorrect order

The List of Figures in my thesis sorts my figures based on the page number on which they appear. Instead I would like the figures to be sorted based on their figure number. The current sorting method ...
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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 not sorting cross-reference targets

When compiling \documentclass{article} \usepackage{index} \newindex{i}{idx}{idn}{Index} \begin{document} Let's discuss letter d\index[i]{d}\index[i]{letter|see{d}} and ...
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specify sort string in index see entry

How is it possible to specify a sort string inside a see index entry? I am using makeindex and TeXLive 2014. For example, say I have a primary entry where the sort string is plain B and the ...
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Cleveref isn't sorting nested lists properly

I wanted to use the cleveref to automatically sort cross-references, but for some reason it isn't sorting labels in nested enumerate environments properly. This is my reduced code: ...
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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 ...
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ordered citation in text with \autocite{} by date [duplicate]

I hadn't take care about citation order in my phd. I have used \autocite{} as well as \textcite{}. Now I would like to do this job automaticaly... and order by date. It's possible in a less tricky way ...
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Nomenclature Sorting: Correct sorting of math while using groups

I am using LyX to write a report. The nomenclature is divided in groups. Within the "Roman Symbols" group the entries which start with math are sorted before all the non-math entries. See the image at ...
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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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Placing of bold entries in the index

How do you get bold index entries to appear first in your index please? My mwe is \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex[options=-s columnseprule,intoc,columns=2] ...
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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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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 entries of similar author and year

The problem: some authors publish in books they edited: \begin{filecontents*}{bib.bib} @incollection{majorbookch1, author ={The Good}, title ={Chapter One}, pages ={1--10}, ...
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Biblatex-chicago notes sorting same year

I'm sorry if this has already been answered elsewhere, but I couldn't find it. I would like to get Biblatex-chicago-notes to sort my bibliography when there are several works published the same year ...
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Biblatex citation order

I'm facing a problem with biblatex citation order. Using this configuration: \documentclass {article} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \hyphenation{es-ta-bi-li-da-de} ...
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bibtex: citing authors with same surname

I'm working on a document where I need to cite work by two separate authors with the same surname but different first names (Stefan Müller and Gereon Müller). I've followed the instructions in this ...
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How to modify bibliography sorting with multibib?

I'm using multibib to generate a list of publications for my cv (using moderncv). The problem is that the entries are sorted alphabetically, whereas I'd like them to be sorted by year, with the newest ...
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How to get sequential references in my paper?

I'm using TeXnicCenter to write my all document and generate my bib file by using JabRef. However I noticed that my references are out of order. It seems the addition order to JabRef file forces the ...
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How to sort citations by name with biblatex 'sortcites' option [duplicate]

In my MWE below, I sort my bibliography with the nyt option (name-year-title), cf. the biblatex manual under 3.1.2.1 General. Then I also include sortcites = true, which according to the manual will ...
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Action lists sorted by person

I am creating a class for meeting minutes as I have some quite specific demands —minutes.sty doesn't seem to meet all of my requirements. There's some good progress, but I'm completely stuck on ...
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Biblatex handling of Dutch “van” prefix

This question has been posed in many different variants, but not exactly as I ask here, so please do not consider this as a duplicate. I use biblatex with the option useprefix. I would like to have ...
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Biblatex descending order of references but multiple lists starting from highest listcount

I want to do a CV (I use moderncv) and print several bibliographies at the end. All of them should be in decreasing order (sorted by year) but with new starting point. What I know is the solution ...
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Formated text in acronym sorted alphabetically in Index

I am using glossaries package with the acronym option \usepackage[acronym,toc,shortcuts]{glossaries}. An answer provided previously (Acronyms only shown in Index when used twice) works perfectly for ...
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How to sort entries of numerically referenced and split bibliographies alphabetically, but having citation numbers in order of appearance?

I've got a question regarding Biblatex with Biber backend. I'd like to have a split bibliography: One for print media and one for online resources. I would like to have quite a special kind of ...
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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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modifying code for sorting ABBREVIATIONS in Thesis.cls

I am using Easy Thesis template from Sharelatex. This template uses Thesis.cls which contains code for ABBREVIATIONS. The code is shown below: %VJ START (ABBREVIATIONS) \newcommand\listabbrename{List ...