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Questions tagged [bbl]

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Use only some entries of a bbl file?

I have a big .bbl file which I cannot easily convert to a .bib. Inside a new .tex file, I would like to use (cite) only few entries of the .bbl file with the help of \cite command and the label (...
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I cannot find bbl file in Texpad

The .bbl file is now required by the journals and arXiv. I am using Texpad version 1.8.8 Mac OS. I didn't install MacTeX, I am using TexpadTeX (Because TexpadTeX auto-compile much faster than MacTeX). ...
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Is there any way to import a bbl file to BibTeX?

Assume I have a .bbl file like this: \begin{thebibliography}{} \bibitem[\protect\astroncite{Abramowitz \& Stegun}{1965}]{Abrasteg65} Abramowitz, M. \& Stegun, I.~A. (1965). \newblock {\em ...
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No .bbl file generated using TexWorks

I'm using TexWorks to write a journal paper with citations. I have the .tex and .bib files and some figure files and use XeLaTeX+MakeIndex+BibTeX to produce the .pdf document. Everything works. The ...
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Inserting .bbl contents in Latex file breaks reference order

I'm trying to insert my bibliography in .bbl format in my Latex file since the journal I'm submitting to doesn't process .bib files well. However I'm running in the following problem. After following ...
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Undefined control sequence in .bbl file [duplicate]

I've got the problem that everytime I run my .tex file I get the error undefined control sequence. It shows me that the error is in line 406 in my .bbl file which is a blank line. Does anyone know, ...
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TeX-studio compilation error: .bbl file doesn't regenerate

I am using TeXstudio to compile, the problem I am having is that I cannot regenerate the file when I add references to my text. The .bbl file doesn't regenerate itself and it is totally empty. It ...
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Generate BBL file and no other intermediate files?

I use Texpad, and typeset with intermediate files hidden. Since I use BibTeX for references, I periodically need to access the BBL file, for example to create a file containing the references that's ...
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I couldn't open file name`.blg'

When I BibTex compile my test.bib file using TexMaker I get an error that reads: "I couldn't open file name `test.aux'" and when I compile my .tex file using the sequence PdfLatex => Bib(la)tex => ...
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ERROR: “Missing } inserted” in bib file

In running my file I obtain this error pointing and redirecting me to the final line of the bbl file (Missing } inserted. \end{thebibliography}) I checked previous stackexchange topics and there DO ...
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Is there a way to permanently set \bf to \textbf in .bbl

Is there a way to permanently set \bf to \textbf? The .bbl file I use uses \bf which leads to errors and me having to reset every entry manually to \textbf. Each time I add a new citation, each time ...
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Why the style file mdpi.bst is not working properly in word (using bibtex4word plugin)?

I'm using the plugin bibtex4word in Word2013 to insert citations & bibliographies. When I try styles plain, IEEEtran etc., they look exactly as they're described. But when I try a new style file: ...
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How to incorporate bibliography in the document using ShareLatex?

I am using sharelatex to prepare a paper for submission to JASA. I got the paper looking nice using the LuaLaTeX compiler with very little warnings. However, I noticed on their submission guidelines ...
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Extract “\field{abstract}{ . . . }” and “\keyw{ . . . }” fields from .bbl files for use in making wordclouds and other such datamining

I have LaTeX files that are basically compendiums of the current research in several subfields in which I do research. I would like to be able to take the .bbl for those files and extract keywords (i....
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Bbl file not generated [closed]

I use textmaker and I have a problem. The bbl file is not generated from the bib file. How can I solve that?
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I need a step by step guide to making a bbl file from bib [duplicate]

I am trying to merge my tex and bib files into one for a journal submission. Somebody suggested to use the bbl file. I am using texmaker / miktex, and bibtex. I have no idea as to how to actually ...
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How to embed a biber produced bbl file into the tex source [duplicate]

A very nice feature of (classic) bibtex is that once the bbl file has been produced, you can neatly insert it into the .tex file (this comes handy, e.g., for publishing papers, were sending .bib files ...
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How to obtain and use the .bbl file in my tex document for ArXiv submission?

I am submitting my first article to ArXiv and in the instructions they specify I have to include the .bbl file. Their instructions are: "We do not run BibTeX in the auto-TeXing procedure. If you use ...
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Journal title present in .bib but missing in .bbl

The journal title form my .bib file does not get transferred to the .bbl file. Here's an entry from the .bib file: @article{bangor09determining, title = {Determining {{What Individual SUS Scores ...
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Pdflatex refuses to process .bib file with hash sign #

Pdflatex (not Biber) complains in the howpublished line in the bbl about the hastag sign. It does compile when I delete the hastag, but whats wrong, how to prevent this in the first place? Illegal ...
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Why do the .bbl-file and BibTeX database not contain the same information?

I have a question regarding using references. It was all working the way it was supposed to work until yesterday night. I am writing my research proposal and I am citing a lot of papers. At some point,...
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Error “Use of \sortlist doesn't match its definition. \sortlist{”

There's a peculiar error when running biber. I have a .tex and .bib file that compile to a fine pdf on one pc, but give the error Use of \sortlist doesn't match its definition. \sortlist{ on the ....
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.bbl file not created by BibLaTeX; no preexisting BibTeX conflict [closed]

I run the following code: % !BIB TS-program = biber \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber,style=ieee-alphabetic]{biblatex} \addbibresource{bibshort.bib} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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Biblatex fails to read bbl-file [closed]

Why is Biblatex not working? I know it did, when I used it on my old system. As you see in the screenshot it seems to recognize my bib-file, but fails at interpreting its own bbl file. I don't have a ...
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(??) when citing, error message during LaTeX typesetting! [closed]

I use \cite commands and recently, only from a certain line in my document, the references are written as (?) but the full references are found at the end of my document like previously.. Error ...
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.bbl file not being updated

Hi I'm using TexStudio to write a LaTeX document and am having trouble with my references. I'm using the natbib package and it works fine until I add a new references to my .bib file. When I then try ...
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Biber produces empty bbl file [closed]

I always wanted to switch from BibTeX to BibLaTeX, so I thought I'd give it a try today. After some reading on the manual, I eventually managed to convert all commands to the new syntax. Neither ...