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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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Memoir + Natbib: my reference don't appear justified

I desperately need some help. I can't force my References to be justified. My references are produced with BibDesk (so they look in order) and I am using this part of the code: My main file: \...
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LaTeX can't find .bib that's stored in texmf tree

I've created an alias folder so that LaTeX can see my .bib file. The alias links my iCloud (original) .bib to my local machine under ~/Library/texmf/bibtex/bib. If I run: $ kpsewhich -var-value ...
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How to use bibtex step by step

I want to use bibtex but I have absolutely no idea what to do. Do I have to make a database of bibliography? How do I do that. Then, what should I do so that the bibliography appears on my document? ...
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Automatically generate citations inside external PDF Figure

I have a massive and complex table that I am designing in an external vector tool and that I import as a PDF figure using \includegraphics. This table has >100 citations in it, and at the moment I ...
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How can I remove the comma after journal name and before volume in my bst description?

I am using an apparently heavily-edited apalike bst style, which I have to use for some reason. This style unfortunately outputs a comma between the journal name and the volume number, which is ...
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Question mark of LaTeX references

My LaTeX code doesn't find the document I'm referring to. I have a main.tex, in this main I adressed the chapter as \chapter{sfivnvns} \input{chapter/introduction} and in the chapter folder I ...
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“and others” keyword bibtex: leads to citation for “others, et al.”

I'm helping a friend format their thesis, using the formatting style provided by U Florida (the "Latex Template" available here. I'm using the achemso package to format the bibliography, and have the ...
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How can I insert author names automatically when using `numbers` citation mode in `natbib`?

I am using IEEEtran sytle and the cite package for the bibliography part of my writing. Sometimes when citing an entry I find it is necessary to mention the authors' last names such as "John and White ...
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how to display contents of 'booktitle' field of a bibliographic entry?

Why i am not getting text written in booktitle for Code 1 when i am getting for code 2. both are included in the same .bib file. Code snippet 1: @book{article1, title={Comprehensive experimental ...
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Comma of cite by jurabib not in italics after italic author

After I solved a similar problem for jurabib with the slash between authors (Slash between authors in actual cite command not in italics), I am struggling to find the solution for the same problem ...
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Slash between authors in actual cite command not in italics

Using jurabib and the package option authorformat=dynamic led to the effect, that the slash between two authors was not placed in italics, but upright. The effect can be seen when compiling this MWE: ...
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et al. still printed bold by jurabib with bibformat=tabular and no author at all

With the workaround by @Ulrike Fischer at Why is jurabib setting et al. in authors font, even if it belongs to editors? I was able to solve the initial problem to the largest extent. But in ...
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Why is jurabib producing too much whitespace?

In the following example, between the booktitle and the volume, jurabib is producing too much whitespace: \documentclass[]{scrartcl} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage[]...
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Why is jurabib setting et al. in authors font, even if it belongs to editors?

The goal is to differentiate between authors and editors by highlighting authors with bold face and leaving editors in standard shape. Jurabib describes the commands ´bibfnfont´ and ´biblnfont´ for ...
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Generate bibtex citation automatically from Google Scholar

I used Google Scholar to search for papers. And then click the 'cite' shown as a quote("). Then choose 'BibTeX' to export it. Strangely, the bibtex shown will not contain the field of 'url', which ...
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\nocite : references don't appear

I can't really find a solution to my problem online. All citations which are cited (\cite{}) are correctly shown in my bibliography, however none of the references are shown when using the \nocite{} ...
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\usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex} in TeXworks working environment? [duplicate]

How do you get \usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex}to work properly in TeXworks? if you use \usepackage[backend=bibtex]{biblatex}it works fine but biblatex's flexibility is diminished when using ...
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Using BibTex with pdfLaTeX

I was trying to follow an example of how to use BibTex, which gave the below files: test.bib @BOOK{DUMMY:1, AUTHOR="John Doe", TITLE="The Book without Title", PUBLISHER="Dummy Publisher", YEAR="2100"...
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Literal stack error with jurabib

I am receiving the following error: You can't pop an empty literal stack for entry Orth while executing---line 3023 of file jurabib.bst 1 is an integer literal, not a function, for entry Orth while ...
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Converting between different bibtex styles

sorry if this is a bad question, or if it's answered elsewhere, but it's really hard to google. I've been pulling in bibtex citations from various sources, and sometimes they look like @ARTICLE{ ...
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et al extension using dinat natbib style

I'm using natbib with dinat style and the "et al" extension doesn't show up which it does in every side I'm looking for more information as here natbib styles and I'm wondering what the reason for ...
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Problems with with BibTeX using MikTeX 2.9

I'm currently trying to use MikTeX to write a paper, but whenever I compile into a PDF I get this error: This is BibTeX, Version 0.99d (MiKTeX 2.9.6800 64-bit) The top-level auxiliary file: EPQ.aux ...
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an IF for journals in a bibTex bst style file

Currently, in my .bst file using BibTex, if an entry has both a Journal and an arXiv link, both are used in the citation. What I would like to do is use an "if" statement saying that if a Journal is ...
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Duplicated Citation using BibTex / TexStudio

I am new to LateX and I am currently having problems with citations and references. So, I have my References.bib files which contains all the elements of my bibliogaphy, and then I have the file ...
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Why \autocite is not working (Harvard quotation with parenthesis)

I am trying to use autocite to get the author and the year between parenthesis. Problem: when I replace \cite by \autocite it refuses to work. What is happening here please? \documentclass[11pt]{...
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Bibtex not “connected” to Atom?

I am trying to create a pdf from a laTex document in Atom. I looked for a solution for a while now, and it seems that I need to link my bibliography but I cannot understand how to do that. I put the ...
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Regex replacement with lowercase monthnames for biblatex/biber to eliminate the warning “month not integer…” [duplicate]

I had already asked a nearly identical question here I am using biblatex with biber from TL2018 for my PhD thesis. Due to various reasons, I am forced to use Mendeley for citation managements and ...
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BibTex Error Server is Currently Unavailable

starting with command line: bibtex thesis 2018-09-08 16:59:21,009+0200 INFO bibtex - installing package index triggered by bibtex\bib\index\test.bib 2018-09-08 16:59:21,734+0200 FATAL bibtex - The ...
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relative directory with bibtex

I am currently trying to have a reference for each of the \input of my document. The working tree looks something like this: project |--main.tex |--chapter1 |--chapter1-1.tex |--...
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Why is bibtex mangaling \v{S} into v?

I've got a citation where the authors name includes Š. LaTeX gives an "! Package inputenc Error: Invalid UTF-8 byte sequence." on this, fine, I'm used to that, so I replace it with \v{S}. That just ...
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Undefined control sequence while trying to use BibTeX

I have been having trouble getting BibTeX to work in Texmaker (on macOS High Sierra, just in case that's relevant). Even the most minimal document runs into issues - this is the document in question: ...
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The citation does not show properly in PDF file

I am writing a paper and having trouble with in text citations. I have created a .bib file and when I use \cite{} to cite an entry from the database, there is a pop-up menu. But even after I select ...
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Tuning authors' names and title format in revtex

The solution provided by William Legrand at Author's initials in longbibliography ... would work fine unless the reference section includes footnotes. This is because in that case writing to the ...
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Centralized bibliography, build/auxiliary folder, and making sure autocomplete still works

Most of us would like to make our lives easier by doing the following: Outputting auxiliary files to a subfolder (as explained, e.g., here). Storing all bibliographies in a central directory, where ...
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Citation in LYX [duplicate]

Hi i have used \bibliographystyle{apalike} for my citation. In Lyx the citation is in (Author, year) however when i convert the document into pdf the bracket changes and the output become [Author, ...
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My .tex file does not pick up more than 9 entries from my .bib file

Whilst creating my bibliography in TexStudio, my .tex file creates the first 9 entries correctly but does not show the 10th entry. However, TexStudio messages that the process exited normally. All ...
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Bibtex/natbib and citing url in a reference

I've found a few questions/answers on citing URLs in references with BibTeX, but none of the solutions seem to work for me: I'm trying to cite a blog/website and am using the following packages: \...
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Customizing bst. Remove year for eprints only

I am trying to customize a .bst file in order to remove the year so does it does not appear for arxiv preprints but keeps appearing for the rest. At the moment I have this (I have cut off everything ...
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Bibtex - Not all references appearing and \bibliographystyle{unsrt} is not sorting the entries

I am using BibTeX to make the bibliography for a report. There are 100 references but when I compile it (with TeX then BibTeX and then TeX again) only 93 entries are appearing. I have tried to find ...
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Bibliography common for the whole thesis

I want to create a common bibliography for all chapters. The bib file is located in the main directory which contains two folders, each containing a tex file only corresponding to the chapters. In ...
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When using splncs.bst style from Springer lncs template, Bibtex does not compile well doi fields that contains “_” [closed]

I am using BibTeX. When my bib file contains a reference with a doi field like this one: Doi = {10.1007/978-94-007-2421_10} it does not compile. I think BibTeX thinks that _ is a math symbol. But ...
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Gradient colour based on citation frequency

I have an idea, and to be frank I don't have any kind of Start / MWE because I think this is actually quite a difficult problem, at least for me, but it might be an interesting kind of result if ...
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BibTeX Problem: Can be used only in preamble

This is the MWE: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[backend=bibtex,style=authoryear,citestyle=authoryear]{biblatex} \addbibresource{literatur....
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Using \bibliography in both slides and notes in Beamer

In my presentations, the projection is behind me and I see the slide notes in my laptop. I'm currenly using Pympress. I want to show the bibliography in presentation and also in the notes. So I use \...
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How to print all cited references from a LaTeX file into a text file?

The journal which I am submitting a paper to requires a list of references to be given separately (along with that in the manuscript PDF). The constraints are that each reference should be given in ...
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Google like BibTeX key from title

I know this might not be the most appropriate place to ask this, but I guess you guys might be among the most interested ones. So, I'm looking for a regex expression that would enable me to generate a ...
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bibliography bibtex line break

How can I break the line in the title in the bibliography? I am using a bibtex file to compile the bibliography. I attach a picture of the issue. Do I have to add any macro or redefine something? In ...
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Non-well-formed bibliography item

I am to create an a0poster with bibliography. I run XeLaTeX, then BibTeX, and when I re-run XeLaTeX, I get Runaway argument? {year={2009} ! Paragraph ended before \@bibitem was complete. <to be ...
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How can I automatically capitalize significant words in my bibliography?

I'm using BibTex with natbib and the abbrvnat bibliography style. By default, it converts all but the first letter and {}-protected letters to lower case. I would like to automatically title-case my ...