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### Unused bibliography entries - how to check which entries were not used?

This question led to a new package: checkcites While reading papers, I put those that I'd like to refer to or mention in customized .bib files (one .bib file for each paper). (Thanks to Mendeley it'...
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### Cleaning up a .bib file

I have a large .bib file which is in a mess. In particular: Entries are not in any particular order. Some entries may be duplicates (albeit with different keys). Some entries may not be used in the ...
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### How to split all BibTeX referenced entries from a big BibTeX database to a copy? [duplicate]

I have a BibTeX database with some big number of references which I use for work. When I need to send a document prepared using that database to somone I have two options: either send a full copy of ...
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### Strategy for managing multiple Bibtex files

My work involves producing various documents with citations (e.g., journal articles, conference presentations, reports, etc.). Publications cite references, and references can be specific to a given ...
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### Extracting only the BibTex records relevant to the paper [duplicate]

My colleague asked me to write a page for a paper he writes. I wrote the page in LyX, compiled it to LaTeX, and sent him the TeX files. Then he reminded me that I forgot to send the .bib file with all ...
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### Extract all citations from .tex file

Is there a fool-proof way to extract all bibtex citation-keys that are cited in a .tex file? I do not mean regular-expression magic on the .tex-file because this is bound to cause problems when ...
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### How to generate a .bib file with citations in a TeXmaker project?

I am relatively new to LaTeX, so please bear with me, just started using it for my thesis. I am using JabRef to manage my citations and TeXmaker as the editor. I really don't know the workflow ...
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### pandoc, markdown: create self-contained .bib file from cited references

In Latex there are a variety of tools that can be used to create a self-contained .bib file for the cited references that are extracted from several larger .bib files; see this popular tex....
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### How to import / print a bibliography created from a separate / external document?

I have a document with a bibliography that I create using biblatex with the biber backend. I.e., somewhere in this document, there is a line \printbibliography which prints the bibliography (say ...
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### Checkcites package not working properly

I have compiled the .tex document, and the auxiliary file is in the same directory as my .bib file, and I am running the script from this directory. I am using BibLaTeX for my references, and I cite ...
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### Creating .bib file containing only the cited references of a bigger .bib file in Windows [duplicate]

Mine is closely related to this one: Creating .bib file containing only the cited references of a bigger .bib file I ask the same question but with a solution for Windows. The mentioned solutions ...
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### Generate Reference Statistics

I'm trying to find a way to dynamically generate statistics about the references used within a document. For example, to generate a histogram showing the number of references by year, that were ...
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### How can I programatically write a biblatex file, containing all and only the references in a given .tex file? [duplicate]

Sorry if this is a dupe. Searching for 'extract bibtex' or 'export bibtex' just gives me results about getting bibtex from other formats, like zotero. I have a single, huge biblatex file, where I ...