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{amsrefs} is a bibliography formatting package provided by the AMS which supports inclusion of structured bibliographic information either directly in a LaTeX document file, or in a separate database.

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\href inside bib xref causes "TeX capacity exceeded, sorry"

I am using amsrefs with hyperref to create a bibliography. I want to typeset a link using \href. This works fine in most situations, but it causes an error if \href is used in a \bib* entry that is ...
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Are there any known problems with the amsref "partial" field? [closed]

I am having trouble with the "partial" field in an amsref bibliography entry, viz., there are three "partial" fields but the output entry contains four journal references. The ...
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Where can I find amsjpa, or is there a list of journal/publisher abbreviations available for amsrefs

The amsrefs package provides \DefineJournal and \DefinePublisher to define the abbreviations of journals and publishers. I heard that there is a package called amsjpa, which contains \DefineJournal ...
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amsrefs does not seem to handle xref entries in an .ltb file

Naively I would expect that amsrefs xref entries to work correctly even if they are in an .ltb file that is external to the main .tex file. But that doesn't seem to be true. test3.tex \documentclass{...
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amsrefs \bibselect sometimes cares about commands in the .ltb file

According to amsrdoc.pdf, when amsrefs treats nonsense.ltb as a database file, it ignores every- thing except for the \bib commands. However, that is not true in this case: test1.tex \documentclass{...
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AMSrefs: how to cite a paper in a conference published as a book

Using AMSrefs, I am trying to create an entry for a paper in a conference proceeding that was published as a book. Specifically, the data for the paper is label = {Sch\"ut1976}, author = ...
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MRNUMBER in biblatex with backend = bibtex

I would like to achieve the functionality described in Switching from amsrefs to biblatex but with backend = bibtex (since all my .bib files are in bibtex format, most of the from Mathscinet). I have ...
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amsrefs spacing between entries

I am using amsrefs and would like to increase the spacing between entries. Is there an easy way to do this. The parameter bibitemsep doesn't exist, and itemsep has no effect. Changing line spacing ...
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Turn on "non-sorted-cites" for a single \cite command

When using the command \cites, amsrefs usually sorts the citation labels and then compresses ranges of three or more consecutive labels into a range. This is typically the behaviour I would like to ...
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Aliases/synonyms in amsrefs

Is it possible to have aliases/synonyms for keys for amsrefs? That is, consider the following sample document: \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{amsrefs} \begin{document} See \cite{short}. It is the ...
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amsrefs with bibtex -- using the webpage type

I'm using amsrefs together with a .bib file to handle my references, and I would like to cite a webpage (say https://tex.stackexchange.com/ for an MWE). My question: is there a way to enter a webpage ...
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The 'inverted' attribute is not recognized if a \DefineName abbreviation is used in an AMSRefs \bib entry

In Section 8.1 of the AMSRefs package documentation, it is explained that to properly typeset author names that are to be written with the family name first, one should set the attribute inverted on ...
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Entering ten authors in an AMSRefs \bib entry using \DefineName abbreviations throws an rkeyval error

I am using the commands \DefineName, \DefineJournal and \DefinePublisher to use abbreviations in my bibliography along the lines mentioned in Section 8.4 of the AMSRefs package documentation. Now, I ...
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How do I define a \DefineSeries command similar to \DefineJournal when using AMSRefs?

In Section 8.4 Abbreviations: \DefineName, \DefineJournal, and \DefinePublisher of the AMSRefs package documentation, the following is mentioned: After writing \DefineName{dmj}{Jones, David M.} \...
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What does it mean to run a .ltb file through LaTeX?

The AMSRefs package documentation says the following in Section 2.2 Using an .ltb database file: [S]uppose you have a file nonsense.ltb with the following contents: \documentclass{article} \...
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How do you protect fragile commands or commands in general inside \bib* fields of amsrefs?

I would like to kindly inquire how to protect commands (which I would normally presume to be fragile) in the non-citable \bib* bibliographic fields of the package amsrefs. Consider the following MWE1, ...
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Why does the optional argument for the bibdiv environment in AMSRefs not override the default text of the heading in the amsart document class?

In Section 4 Section titles for bibliographies: bibdiv, bibsection, bibchapter of the AMSRefs package documentation, the following is mentioned: [bibdiv] will use the current value of \bibname or \...
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amsrefs commands have apostrophe?

my question may be silly, but i have been into LaTeX for a while now, and all the commands i have encountered so far are either composed of pure letters, or letters and the "at" symbol -->...
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How do I fix the spacing of the review entry when using AMSRefs to format my references?

I am using AMSRefs to format my references, and I've noticed that the space between the last full stop and the subsequent review entry is usually absent. Here's an MCVE: \documentclass{amsart} \...
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How to Use BibTeX Citations with the amsrefs Package [duplicate]

I am using the amsrefs package for my citations, and I am very happy with it. A small problem that I am facing, however, is that arXiv (unlike MathSciNet) does not have an option for downloading ...
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Why does the command \MRhref in the AMSRefs package take two arguments?

Apologies in advance if this is a naive question. I am trying to understand how the \MR command works in the AMSRefs package. Going through the amsrefs.sty style file, I see that the relevant portions ...
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How do I typeset the caron on the letter l to appear as l' since \v{l} doesn't seem to work correctly?

I need to refer to a paper by the Czech mathematician Daniel Král' in a document and in the bibliography, and I'm slightly confused about the correct way to typeset the accented letter l'. It appears ...
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How to define multipart bibliography entries in amsrefs?

I would like to get something like in How can I adjust the notation in the bibliography?, but for amsrefs. IOW, I may have a "single" entry in the bibliography, like [1], or a "group&...
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Where do I place the commands \DefineName, \DefinePublisher, \DefineJournal when using AMSRefs to import bibliography items from a .ltb file?

AMSRefs allows one to define abbreviations for names, publishers and journals by using the commands \DefineName, \DefinePublisher and \DefineJournal, respectively (see section 8.4 of the user's guide)....
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Conflict between amsrefs package and the document class of a journal

The package amsrefs is in conflict with the document class qt2018author (of a journal). I got the following error: ! LaTeX Error: Command \eprint already defined. I guess the problem comes from the ...
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Changing biblatex reference printing style to make it similar to amsrefs

Third question in my series of questions on TeX.SE for an annotated bibliography (1, 2). This one has the same MWE but another issue. At the moment, the reference formatting for @article{ref5, ...
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How to define a `\citejournal` command in amsrefs

I know that there are \citeauthor{BibKey} and \citeyear{BibKey} in amsrefs, is anyone can help me define a newcommand that print the JOURNAL field in BibTeX item? The MME: \documentclass{amsart} \...
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shortalphabetic bib style with biblatex

The amsrefs package has the shortalphabetic style which is similar to alphabetic but less verbose (for example, the year is excluded). Is there any way to do that with biblatex? Currently, I have \...
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Gmail built in pdf viewer omits last symbol in an url, any idea why? [closed]

Using amsrefs, I want to refer to an answer on mathoverflow. That site has automated amsrefs entry creation option. When I use it, everything goes fine, and the pdf file contains correct link. However ...
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Got bib file with entry types not recognized by amsrefs

From somebody else I received a bib file with the bibliography I have to use. I also have to use IEEEtran for the bibliography style. I know it has been used with it and with amsrefs before. For me, ...
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In amsrefs, how do I use a custom citation label for a particular entry?

That's the question: I want to be able to use my own custom label for a particular entry in the bibliography, rather than the automatically generated [42] (numeric) or [Rez99] (alphanumeric) ones. (E....
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hyperlink in amsrefs package miss the last parenthesis

It seems like a bug, I want to fix it but fails. I will describe the problem by the following MME: \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage[colorlinks,citecolor=cyan]{hyperref} \usepackage[author-year]{...
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Abbreviation of editors in amsrefs package

I face a problem with amsrefs, which seems like a bug. I know that if we want to only show the first author/editor of a book, we can write the corresponding fields as Editor={First, Author and others},...
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Arxiv ID is displayed in BibTeX amsref, but the link does not work

I use BibDesk to manage my references for the standard AMS article. Here's a typical Bibentry @article{Braverman:ab, Author = {Alexander Braverman and Pavel Etingof}, Date-Added = {2018-04-13 ...
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Customizing bibliography format with amsrefs

I often use amsrefs for my bibliographies, and get the entries directly from MathSciNet. However, this often includes information I don't want to appear in my bibliography, such as MR numbers and DOI'...
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amsrefs doesn't show the booktitle entry when compiling an @article bibliography item using BibTeX

Here's my minimal example: \documentclass[11pt,reqno]{amsart} \usepackage{cite} \usepackage{amsrefs} \begin{document} blah \cite{ASD71} \bibliography{references} \end{document} with ...
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How to customize the "translation" option of a reference in amsrefs

Background: This is probably a rather basic question but I couldn't find any answer in the web. I am writing a text in a foreign language, and I am using the amsrefs package for the references. ...
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URLs omitted by amsrefs

I would like to figure out how to get amsrefs/bibtex to typeset URLs in bibliography entries. Here is the system I use for managing my references. I start with a document called references.ltb: \...
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Use \newline between amsrefs fields

I use amsrefs package to format bibliography. The problem is that sometimes the lines are very badly typeset. The problem is often caused by a doi field. See the image below. I would accept manual ...
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splitting citations between main text and supplementary materials

I have a strange problem. I am submitting a manuscript but only 20 citations are permitted in the main paper. Any additional citations need to occur in the supplementary materials. It seems that ...
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Reftex and AMSRefs

I have been using Emacs Reftex for labelling and referencing. However, I could not use it with AMSRefs. I tried using Reftex with its standard setup both the ways (i) including the bib entries in the ...
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Convert amsrefs to bibtex

I used amsrefs package for references as follows: \begin{bibdiv} \begin{biblist} \bib{BW}{article}{ author={Bertram, A.}, author={Wentworth, R.}, title={Gromov invariants for holomorphic maps on ...
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amsxport automatically changes capitalization

amsxport automatically de-capitalizes all non-initial letters. How do I get it not to do this? Here is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsrefs} \begin{document} \nocite{*} \...
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Is there a way to use annotations with amsrefs?

I'm writing an annotated bibliography, and I can't get annotations to show up. I tried using the annotate style on natbib, but I would prefer the font size and citation style of amsrefs. I was ...
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How to change author separator into "\&" if more 3 or more?

I am using a amsrefs bibstyle and I need to count the number of authors. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsrefs} \begin{document} \begin{thebibliography}{9} \bib{CR1}{article} { author={Author}...
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Switching from amsrefs to biblatex

I always used amsrefs as my references package. However, it seems like biblatex is better supported, and more widely used (at least in this community). Compare 37 posts with the amsrefs tag to 3.6k ...
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Bold book names in amsrefs

The amsrefs package allows customizing the bibliography style (Section 4 in their guide), but recommending doing it by "writing a LaTeX package which loads the amsrefs package with...". I would only ...
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\citet author coming out blank?

Somehow, my \citet citations are failing to show the author name. I can't quite figure out what I've done wrong... all I can guess is that I've run into an issue between amsart and natbib. I've tried ...
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How to compress cites with prefix in amsrefs

I'm using amsrefs, and I would like it to compress prefixed citations. More exactly, I do, say, \def\amsrefs@label@prefix{X} But in such a case \citelist ceases to compress the citations. A M(N)WE:...
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How popular is amsrefs in comparison with Bibtex?

Now that the amsrefs package for references has been available for a decade, how does it compare in popularity with Bibtex? Does there exist a pro and cons list for amsrefs?
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