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{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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Undefined control sequence \notice{*}

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper, twoside]{book} \newcommand\studenta{Nguyễn Văn A} \newcommand\mssva{12345678} %\newcommand\studentb{Nguyễn Văn B} %\newcommand\mssvb{87654321} \newcommand\thesisname{...
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move footcite lower on slide in beamer

I'm having a problem with one of my citations. I have a footnote on a slide, but I want to push it further down on the slide so that I can make room for my tikz figure. What can I do to move the ...
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BibTeX - bst file - You can't pop an empty literal stack for entry Hirt1974; while executing---line 2291 of file WileyNJD-APS.bst

I have customized the bibliography style file (WileyNJD-APS.bst) and compiling the bibtex getting the following errors. I am unable to identify the bibtex error and could you please help me to resolve ...
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Bibliography section doesn't appear

I have a trial.tex file with the following content: \documentclass[12pt,twoside]{report} \usepackage{biblatex} \addbibresource{trial_ref.bib} \begin{document} 2 plus 2 equals 4.\parencite{test} \...
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use bibjson with latex

I'm trying to use bibjson for a LaTeX document. Here are my files: ecm.tex \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Hello \cite{foo_ref}. \bibliographystyle{unsrtnat} \bibliography{ecm} \...
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Automatic way to abbreviate own name in citations

When citing their papers, some authors abbreviate their own name. Like this: Assume the author name is Cleese, they may cite as "C., Palin (1969)". Is there a way to do that automatically ...
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Template of Springer Nature’s LaTeX

The template of "Springer Nature’s LaTeX" can be downloaded on: Download here However, the bibliographic references do not appear with the bibtex. I ran the zipped version in overleaf. Can ...
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Changing a bibtex style siam.bst so that notes appear in italics

I am using the siam.bst as a style for my reference, but I would like the notes to appear in italics. How can i modify the .bst file in order to do that?
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Citation error with natbib

I'm creating a secondary file in a project where I need to refer to citations from the bibtex file, but I'm getting an error. I have a file called references.bib and a file called notes.tex where I ...
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How to force two separate words to be considered as just one in bibtex? [duplicate]

I would like to change the following citation: In particular, I would like to have the following instead: The Economist (2022). White power and dark money. The Economist, 442(9282), 36. This is my ...
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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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Keeping a single bibliography up to date in Overleaf

Say I have many similar projects running at the same time. I want to use the same bibliography for each project, so far I have just been updating one and copying it into the other projects. However ...
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how to cite arXiv articles with new bibtex format

I am wondering what the recommended best way to cite arXiv preprints using bibtex is. It seems they have recently changed their auto-generated bibtex, and I would like to know what the best practice ...
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How to show a different text style in latex

In my paper, I want to write some tool names as how it is written in the cryptography and PyCrypto words of below image. What is the way to write a different style in those words? Is it any command ...
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Merge many bibtex files and sort by year

I would like to merge many bibtex files and sort the combined file by year. I used \bibliography to merge but when I want it to order by year, it ordered by input file. So, each input file is sorted ...
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Order in-text citations alphabetically [closed]

So far the reference are ordered the way they are entered in the \cite command However, I would like them to be ordered alphabetically just like in the reference list. In other words, I would like the ...
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How to separate references by commas rather than semicolons [closed]

This is how my references are generated on overleaf when I have multiple ones together: However I would like to have them separated by commas rather than semicolons I am using plain style: \...
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Bibtex not compiling every item into the .bbl file

I am writing a paper for JAIR using their style guide and APA style for my references. I have all my citations \cite{name here} in the body of my work. However, when compiling pdfLaTeX+MakeIndex+...
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Problem with \cite{ F9 in VIM

I am working on Linux Ubuntu, and work on VIM 8.2. The latex syntax is working when I open a .tex document, but when using \cite{ and F9, nothing happen. Futhermore, I noticed that the following ...
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Rmarkdown citation fails in tablenotes environment

Rmarkdown citation @bibtexkey fails when used in the tablenotes environment. Is there a way to fix this? Bibtex source for the two citations in the upcoming MWE of the table @Article{Lundberg2017, ...
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Italics / regular formatting with bibliography

In my bibliography, article titles are printed in regular font, while book titles are in italics. The same is true for journal names. Isn't usually the title of the post displayed in italics? The only ...
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Removing parentheses from formatted year field in bibliography

I am finalizing an article, and the journal's editorial staff has asked me to put the year of publication in the reference without parentheses. For example: Alighieri, D. (1321) Comedy. --> ...
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\DeclareSortingTemplate: not working as expected

In the following MWE, I expect reference "B" to appear before "A" in the reference list, because sortyear should take priority over year. But I can't get that to happen after much ...
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How to use variables in cite

I have some citation keys in text files that I'm reading, I am able to read successfully the keys and print them in the article but not inside a \cite{\MyVariable}. In particular, this is what I am ...
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Is there any benefit to compiling LaTeX docs as opposed to using an IDE? [duplicate]

This post is my first question on StackExchange, so please feel free to tell me how to improve. Here's my typical makefile. I usually use pdflatex, and whatever document viewer is available on the ...
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How to Ignore "and" keyword inside a bibtex author field [duplicate]

I'd like to add a bibtex entry where the author is the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), but when I put: @misc{IEEE, author={Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers}, ...
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Random errors show up when I insert a bibliography

When I include at the bottom of my latex file the code \bibliographystyle{plain} \bibliography{Bibliography} I get the following errors in my Log file (note my Latex compiles with no errors when I ...
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Latex beamer citation: remove 'and' between authors names [duplicate]

I am writing a LaTex Beamer file. This is how I am including biblatex currently \usepackage[backend=biber,style=authoryear]{biblatex} However, when I use \cite{paper} it yields something like author1,...
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truncating long author lists in citation call-outs to "firstauthor et al"

My code is as follows: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{johd} \begin{document} ... \bibliographystyle{johd} \bibliography{bib} \end{document} An entry in my bib.bib file reads: @book{...
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How to produce references style in bibtex with author's laste name first and then the abbreviation afterwards, and "pp" before the page numbers

This paper: The power of two-sided platforms to disseminate resistant innovations shows a style of references which I do not know. For example: Tucker, C. and Zhang, J. (2010), “Growing two-sided ...
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Repeating error of undefined control sequence even after removing the sequence [duplicate]

I copied a bibtex citation from here: https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2018PhRvD..98c0001T/exportcitation As you can see that defines journal={\prd}. I added the citation to my essay and run the ...
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how to add continuous citation ([15]-[20]) using a BibTeX file (.bib) in the IEEEtran

I am working on a paper that will be published in the IEEE. I am trying to add a continuous citation like this: [15]-[20] instead of [15],[16],[17],[18],[19],[20]. I am using the following syntax for [...
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Why is my thesis.tex not using my literature.bib file and creates a thesis.bbl file? [duplicate]

I am struggling with the Bibliography. I am writing my thesis and want to include a .bib but the thesis.tex file is creating a thesis.bbl file. I do not understand the reason, i am useing \...
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Abbreviation of institution in running text, full name in bibliography

I would like to use the abbreviation of an institution in the running text using \citet{}. But in the bibliography it should appear as the long name of the institution and the abbreviation. Is that ...
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How to change a bibliography given in BibTeX file to the LaTeX format (i.e., with 'bibitems')?

I have the bibliography of a paper in BibTeX format, that is, I have the paper which then says \printbibliography at the end, with a corresponding .bib file separate to the main paper .tex file. I ...
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Canonical List of Bib Entry Types

I am writing software that shall be able to handle bib entries, and I am very confused about which entry types exist and which don't. I'm trying to find a canonical list of entry types. I can find ...
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found no \citation commands [duplicate]

I do get this error all the time as part of the Error: This is BibTeX, Version 0.99d (MiKTeX 22.1) The top-level auxiliary file: thesis.aux The style file: plain.bst I found no \citation commands---...
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Bibtex import IEEEtran.bst package

I have a bibtex which I am able to import into Word using Bibtex4Word. However when I try to change styled to ieeetran, I get a "Bibtex was unable to find style file" error message. I have ...
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BibDesk: Where are previous entries in bibtex fields stored internally?

I am using BibDesk V1.8.8 on High Sierra without any troubles. I have added a custom BibTeX field note (type textual) in every bibtex entry. Clicking on the entry in the database a new window opens ...
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\cite autocompletion in Overleaf shows elements from already-deleted bibliography

I have added a new bibliography Masterarbeit_V2.bib to Overleaf and deleted the old one. I also changed the reference to \bibliography{Masterarbeit_V2}, cleared cached files and recompiled from ...
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How to get citation title from BibTeX? BibLaTeX/NatBib is not available

Is it possible to get the title of a given bib entry using strictly BibTex? The setup requires the paper to strictly follow the template (BST) specified, stating that no additional 'basic' packages ...
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Year with label(2020a) coming, even if 2 authors have the same last name, but first name is different

I have getting 2 bibliography with wrong output, the problem is Year with label(2020a) coming, even if 2 author have same last name, but different first is different My code \documentclass{article} \...
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Mendeley not keeping citation key when importing .bib file

I would like to use Mendeley to manage my references and have been writing my paper in Overleaf. I am trying to import a .bib file into Mendeley and have found that when importing the .bib file, all ...
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not generating .bbl file and bibliography while using Makefile

I am using Centos 7.8 and bibtex to generate bibliography. Reference and main.bbl, main.blg not generating when I use Makefile. My Makefile is as follows: all: main.tex sample.bib pdflatex -...
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biber does not call citations properly with biblatex in Overleaf

The Problem: When using bibtex as the backend in biblatex, my document compiles as expected. Unfortunately, when I switch to biber, I see the following error: Citation 'XXX' on page XX undefined on ...
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Why am I getting undefined references with bibtex? [duplicate]

I am using texlive on ubuntu and getting LaTeX Warning: Citation `texbook' on page 1 undefined on input line 9. And in the output file no reference is showing. I have followed the examples from http:...
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In *.bib with `\bibliographystyle{IEEEtran}`, how can I put "early access" before month and "doi" after year?

I am using IEEEtran style. According to this IEEE Reference Guide webpage, the following format is exactly what I want: Basic format: J. K. Author, "Name of paper," Abbrev. Title of ...
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bibtex couldn't open database file

I am using Tex since last a few years and use multiple *.bib files to manage the references. In order to avoid the copies of the bib files, I keep them in the texmf-local directory so that they can be ...
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Question about specific reference style , for conference [duplicate]

I was asked to provide a small 6 page review about our work to present in a conference and the format needed was:[#] Author(s). (Year). Journal title abbreviation - Italics. Volume(issue):location. So ...
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Changing the bibliography output from single curly quotes to single straight quotes

I need to output article titles in my \bibliography surrounded by straight quotes ' rather than curly quotes ‘. Must this be done in the preamble or in the .bst file, or some other means? I can't find ...
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