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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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Why is the style file mdpi.bst not working properly in Word (using bibtex4word plugin)?

I'm using the plugin bibtex4word in Word 2013 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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Font shape `T1/lato-TLF/b/sc' undefined, Some font shapes were not available, defaults substituted

When I am compiling an overleaf document with \documentclass[num-refs]{wiley-article}, and the packages \WarningFilter{latex}{Text page 8 contains only floats} \usepackage{anyfontsize} \usepackage{...
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submission contained main.bib and no associated main.tex file [closed]

I am trying to submit to arxiv and facing this error. I have the .bbl file in my folder structure. I cannot seem to find the reason of this error. Also, what are .rels files, these are not created by ...
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Downloading from arXiv and running the source on overleaf?

I downloaded the source of a paper from arXiv, and extracted the files, using 7-zip. I've ended up with a tex file, and a bbl file. I then uploaded them to overleaf. When I click recompile, the paper ...
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Problem with .bib file while submission to arxiv from Overleaf

During submitting my paper in arxiv as a .zip file, they require the bibliography to be in .bbl format. However, I had prepared my latex using Overleaf that generated a .bib file. I followed this TeX....
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Missing $ inserted. Ha\"{i}

When I extend my code into a small example. My tex code is: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{mathrsfs} \usepackage{latexsym} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \usepackage{amsthm} \...
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Latex did not update bbl file with new bib file [duplicate]

I have checked the similar question available, still could not fix my problem. I used a tex template from my classmate who is using Winedt. For my part, I am using MacBook. When I compile it with an ...
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Reuse .bbl file from biber in another document [duplicate]

I would like to generate a .bbl file once and then reuse that instead of re-running biber for each file. This way all the references should have same numbering. I have a file complete-bibliography.tex,...
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bib file from a bbl file and source bib [duplicate]

This has possibly been asked before, but I couldn't find any answer. Some editors would like to have the bib file corresponding to the paper (so they process the bbl to their liking). For personal ...
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Correct usage of \bibliography command in arXiv submission

I know that arXiv does not run BibTeX, and so one needs to submit both the .tex and the .bbl file. I am wondering about the correct way of using \bibliographystyle and \bibliography in the .tex file. ...
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why I got this error "I couldn't open file name `build\main.aux'"

I really appreciate any help. after running the file, I got this error "I couldn't open file name `build\main.aux'" I read the same questions and try to solve my problem but unfortunately, I ...
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How to creare .bbl file using Overleaf from references.bib?

I am writing a manuscript for PLOS, and they need me to copy the references from .bbl file to the .tex file. Currently all my references are imported from mendeley in references.bib file in the same ...
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How to export references from a bbl file to csv?

I have a .bib file, but not all references are cited. I want to list all cited (only) references in a .csv file. But, the .bib file contains references that are not cited as well. What I understood is,...
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bibentry does not work when bbl filename differs from tex filename

I have an issue with the latex package bibentry. I manually create a bbl file that I use as input at the end of my document to generate the list of references. Furthermore, I also print some ...
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Thesis V3.bbl: 72: Package inputenc Error: Invalid UTF-8 byte sequence

I am writing my thesis and the preamble looks as the following: \documentclass[11pt,a5paper,footinclude=true,headinclude=true]{scrbook} % KOMA-Script book \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{...
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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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the .bbl file generated by latexdiff causes errors

I am trying to show the changes in the References by using latexdiff. In the beginning, I used latexdiff old.tex new.tex > diff.tex, then I run the diff.tex file, the changes were not shown. Then ...
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How to remove the error message in log file of latex

I am using overleaf. I need bbl file to upload the paper in arxiv. I also know that I can get bbl file by clicking the bottom part of the log files in overleaf. I used the Bibtex for reference. But ...
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biber generates empty bbl-file [duplicate]

Compiling the following tex-file with pdflatex in a terminal window and running biber I get an empty bbl-file. I looked at the answer to similar problems but without success. This happens since the ...
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how generation of .bbl files happen when working with templates downloaded from internet

I use a template available https://www.overleaf.com/latex/templates/eusflat-2019-template/jmqvcrhkqhgx . The code which I am editing is \documentclass{eusflat2019} \title{\bf Paper Title} \author{{\...
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Elsarticle: Getting author-year cite and bibliographystyle / Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations

I'm using elsarticle for sending a preprint to Elsevier. My .bib has been created by Mendeley app with +300 sources. When I try to activate the option [authoryear] it appears: Package natbib Error: ...
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latexdiff doi entries in bibtex / bbl file?

I'm trying to do tracked changes for my references in latex using latexdiff and bibtex. What I am doing is running latexdiff on the original and updated *.bbl files and while this works well for ...
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bblsty error - not correct

I'm trying to complie my old thesis. However I get an error. How do I fix it? \documentclass[14pt]{book} \topmargin 2mm \oddsidemargin 10mm \evensidemargin 10mm \textwidth 150mm \textheight 220mm \...
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I couldn't open file name`.blg' [duplicate]

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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Formatting DOI field from bbl file

How to avoid https prefix? From bbl file, DOI field prints out like this: https://doi.org/10.7551/mitpress/7503.003.0009 while the publisher requires it to be like this: doi: 10.7551/mitpress/...
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TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000]. ...coe/prognostic-data-repository/\#battery}}

My Master's thesis has a problem with citing a certain entry. It gives me the following error: "TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000]. ...coe/prognostic-data-repository/#battery}}" My ....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.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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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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.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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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 ...