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Questions tagged [bibtex]

{bibtex} is specifically about Oren Patashnik's BibTeX program, its .bst style file and .bib database file formats, and use of these in creating documents. For general questions about bibliographies and citations, use {bibliographies} instead.

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How to change bibliography style alpha to sorting entries differently and abbreviate first names?

When reading papers, I very strongly prefer it if bibliography labels convey some information about the paper instead of being just a number. If I'm already somewhat familar with the literature and ...
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Problem with bibliography using bibtex biber with a special style

In this MWE I get the biblatex error that the style spmpsci cannot be found. I only have the file spmpsci.bst and not one with suffix .bbx. The spmpsci.bst file is available on https://www.springer....
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natbib: Error with citation having multiple authors `Undefined control sequence. \cite{citationkey}`

I am trying to cite a reference using the informs2014 bibliography style, but I keep getting the Undefined control sequence error when there is more than one author in a citation. MWE: main.tex: \...
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Two or more articles in the same entry on bibtex

I would like to cite two papers that treats the same problem in the same entry of a reference using bibtex. It is very common in my field to put many reviews about some topic in one only entry of the ...
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BibTeX alphebetizes author by “von” rather than last name

I have a BibTeX entry with author=Julius von Braun which is sorted under v rather than B. It doesn't matter whether I write it as above or as author=von Braun, Julius or with various quotings. ...
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Trying to understand bibTex files and references

I'm writing a report in which I'm citing several different works. When I find a paper that I need to cite, I look up the bibTex reference to get this... Query Results from the ADS Database Retrieved ...
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Bibtex hash size exceeded

I am trying to compile my manuscript. I am using a large bibtex database that contains conference papers, in addition to my custom bib file.Also I am using the CCS template, as follows: \...
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Alternatives to citet when bst doesn't support authoryear

I've got an article where the publisher is requiring I use a specific citation format. The bibtex style doesn't support author year, but throughout my document, I've been using \citet for textual ...
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Unknown quotations mark on APA bibliography

I can't figure out why my bibliography renders weird quotation marks. Sometimes they do not close, sometimes they wrap around a part of the author's name. My document looks like this: \documentclass[...
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How to add author-year support to a .bst file?

I'm currently trying to format my references according to the DeGruyter Open Computer Science guidelines, and I've made a custom .bst file for this. However, in my paper, I use natbib's citet a bunch,...
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Missing journal issue number “No.” in bibtex article citation

I am trying to cite a journal article but the issue number of the journal does not appear in the citation. I only get the volume and page numbers. Here is the article I want to cite: @article{ecsdef, ...
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Can't use non standard citation styles with bibtex4word. Why?

Is there anyone around who knows why bibtex4word doesn't know all the citation styles that work in TeXworks (in my case nejm)? I have to use it (sorry) and can't solve it. IEEEtran for example works ...
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Unwanted commas in formatted bibliographic entries

I'm quite new to latex and related stuff but I cannot get one thing to work for me. Consider the following bib entry: @book{latexcompanion, author = "Michel Goossens and Frank Mittelbach and ...
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Bibtex - Can't find the right bibliography style

I want to reference an article, and the authors specifically request that the full reference is provided as such: IPCC, 2014: Climate Change 2014: Synthesis Report. Contribution of Working Groups I,...
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No bibliography appear with BibTeX

I have a problem with LaTeX and BibTeX. I create this file \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{apacite} \title{Prova bibtex} \author{pinco panco} \begin{...
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BibTeX styles that use all the info that Zotero outputs to bib file for less common sources?

I'm also using Zotero to generate the bib file, then I'm using BibTeX and Natbib for a paper and I'm trying to find a style, preferably something that looks like APA or at least uses name and year ...
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how to use bibtex in IET Electronics letter Latex template?

IET Electronics Letter template uses bibitem for reference. However, I want to use BiBtex file (.bib) i.e. a separate file for reference. Please suggest how I can use .bib file in the Latex file?
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BibTex - polish letter “ł” in translation from chapter

I'm using \bibliographystyle{plabbrv} and utf8 coding. I have problem with displaying polish letter "ł" in word "rozdział", which is automatically added when typing the chapter section. I get ...
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Bib(la)tex \newrefcontext with labelprefix causes \printbibliography to list no entries

I suspect I am missing some configuration value but can't figure out which one. When I use \newrefcontext to prefix each of my references with a given label (option labelprefix=...) I end up with my ...
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What changed in bibtex from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04?

I have a small project which uses \bibliographystyle{vancouver} I'm not using actual Linux but the windows 10 Ubuntu subsystem. On my desktop with Ubuntu 14 I just build it by: rubber file.tex ...
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How to get multiple bibliographies with biblatex with option backend=bibtex? [closed]

I am trying to create a bibliography (with biblatex) at the end of each chapter. Something like this should work, but I don't see any bibliographies printed: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{...
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Sort grouped citations on unsorted style with bibtex

I'm trying to get sorted citations when they are in a group, that is, within a \cite{}, but unsorted or in order of appearance when they are called from different \cite macros. Basically, what I want ...
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Error including bibliography in tabular environment

When trying to include a list of references in a tabular environment I get the following error sourced from the .bbl file: ERROR: LaTeX Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item. Is there an ...
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There are empty double pages inserted in the .pdf document that there are absent from the preview pdf

My problem is that when I work on the latex text there is no problem with pdf preview. When I am printing the pdf there are empty pages between and at the end of it, meaning that a 2 pages document (...
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Bibtex file with Lyx errors in file

I been trying for hours to fix my bibliography in Lyx but with no result.I inserted bib file to LYx but the compiler gives me errors like : ...2003,fari_navarro_param_2008,vitter_1987} ...
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Modify Beamer Bibliography Style

I am pretty newbie to LaTeX and Beamer theme customization. I am using the Metropolis template (https://github.com/matze/mtheme). Everything goes fine, but for the Bibliography: my code (identical ...
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Numbers not showing in references

I'm working in a report and I can't make the references work the way I want to. My main problem is that, in the references section, the number in square brackets at the beginning of the reference ...
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jmb.bst bibliography problems with extra fields/information

I am currently using the jmb.bst file for my bibliography however I can't seem to fathom out why my bibliography in my PDF output is producing the additional numerical field value at the end of the ...
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How to edit bst file to reorder editors and book title in @incollection?

How to edit the bst file to order editors before the book title in @incollection? The current code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname....
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Adding “No.” (issue number) to the reference list

I am working on a latex file with elsarticle template. The MWE is shown below. ‎\documentclass[review]{article}‎ \usepackage[hyperfootnotes=false,raiselinks=true,colorlinks,linktoc=all]{hyperref}‎...
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Port mendeley citations from word to latex by copy paste [closed]

I am looking for a way to make Mendely citations return the citation key (idealy even with a /cite{} wrapped around it as well). Instead of a number like [1] i would like to have \cite{AutorYear} as ...
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How to cite from a BibTex file?

I am using BibTex for the first time, and am not sure how to do it. I already set up a file with all the sources. Now, • where do I need to safe the file? In the same folder as the Tex file of the ...
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Importing Zotero library in Overleaf turns \ into $\backslash$, won't compile

I am writing a paper on Overleaf (v1) and connected it to my Zotero account to keep my references up to date. I am using a journal template, so my BibTeX entries have the journal names as \mnras for ...
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Wrong reference to bibliography BibTex

I'm trying to put references in the text to the bibliography . This is my .bib file: @article{Reference1, %Abstract = {}, Author = {author name}, Journal = {journal name}, Month = {...
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TexMaker and Bibtex / Bibtex refuse to update

I come with a problem I have not found a solution on various Latex Forum. I'm using Texmaker and making my biblio with Bibtex, and I got a problem after a long time using it: I have got the usual "...
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Remove page numbering for BEAMER's bibliography being out of frames

I want a beamer presentation with my bibliography at the end. It should have a two-columns layout and a page number that, preferably, is inexistant (or that follows the page numbering from the last ...
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how do I cite a springer conference using ieeetran?

I want to cite a conference using ieeetran style as in the following: @incollection{fuext, year={2004, May 2-6}, booktitle={$23^{rd}$ International Conference on the Theory and Applications ...
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Bibliography Slide in Beamer [duplicate]

I have a file named presentation.tex and in the upper section \usepackage{biblatex} \bibliography{references.bib} is added. In the frames, I cited the articles using \footfullcite. Now, I am on the ...
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Bibliography doesn't appear with BibTex [duplicate]

I'm using the class that you can find here https://www.latextemplates.com/template/masters-doctoral-thesis. This is my main: \documentclass[ 11pt, singlespacing, headsepline, openany, oneside ]{...
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How to shorten list of backreferences

I'm using bibtex together with the hyperref package and backref option to attend to every entry of the bibliography a list of pages where the source is cited. There is a standard book that I have to ...
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“no \citation, no \bibdata, and no \bibstyle” error

Here is my tex file: \documentclass{report} \begin{document} Hello world. \end{document} here is the error I get: Process started This is BibTeX, Version 0.99d (MiKTeX 2.9.6730) The top-level ...
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How to resolve discrepancy on how citations appear on pdf

The problem that I'm facing is the following. I have two bibtex entries, both of them have six authors. In the document when I compile the one of them shows the citation as (author et al. year) which ...
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How to remove an (Ed.) from Bibliography?

No matter how much info I put on the Bibliography, it keeps appearing an (Ed.). How the reference is stated: @inproceedings{batateste, author = {arroz Aaaron and Batata Aaamor }, title = ...
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Unable to cite from a bib file

I've been trying to cite a single reference, but I cannot solve this issue. I have cropped the econometria.tex file at its minimum: Case 1 (chicago) \documentclass[draft]{article} \usepackage{...
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Auto Complete Not Working In TeXShop

My question is an exact copy of this question. I am doing it again because unfortunately the answer does not work. I am new to iOs, however: I created a file "biblio.bib" with bibDesk and saved it ...
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Title of article not appearing in reference section

I am using the "aipnum-cp" bibliography style and after typesetting a few times, the title of my references are not showing up. My line of code in the beginning is as follows: \documentclass{aip-cp}...
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My code is giving my this error: BibTeX I was expecting a `,' or a `}' : : But I can't find it!

So, my code is giving me this error and I can't find the reason for it. Below this line there are the lines from 241 to 259. In the log file, it says that the error is located on the line 252. It says:...
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apastyle not working

I am trying to use apastyle but not getting the results. I am using a template and writing my report using that. Bibliography style was unsrtnat in main.tex, which I changed to apalike but it didn't ...
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convert (serialize) to single file

I have written a PhD thesis in LaTeX as well as several more articles and presentations. They are all situated in the same directory structure and they all use the same low level files, .tex, .pdf, ....
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Vancouver style file accuses me of popping an empty literal stack

This document (problem.tex) and bibliography (problem.bib) work as expected: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} This.\cite{altman} \bibliography{problem}{} \bibliographystyle{plain} \end{...