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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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!Misplaced alignment tab character & in bibtex entry

As the title says, I tried adding a BibTeX entry: @Book{hebbrule, author = {Donald O. Hebb}, title = {The Organization of Behavior: A Neuropsychological Theory}, publisher = {Taylor \&...
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BibTeX: Harvard Referencing (agsm) missing “pp.” after adding journal volume

I wasn't able to google my problem so I decided to ask here. As the title mentioned, I'm using BibTeX with the agsm style for my references. However, after adding volume = {22}, number = {6}, my "pp." ...
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Using the author names and ampersand symbol (&) instead of the words “et al.” in the text for style apa

I want to use the author names and ampersand symbols (&) instead of the word "and" in text for style apa, so e.g. Maji, Biswas & Roy (2001) instead of Maji et al. (2001) and (Maji, Biswas &...
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bibliographystyle 'splncs04': URLs citation

I am using bibliographystyle 'splncs04' I want to cite few URLs. I don't know how to include URLs in bibtex file? Below is a part of my latex file and Bibtex file Latex File: \documentclass[...
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Error in Texmaker building a file: Error : could not start the command : “.aux”

I am trying to transition from a very old and no longer supported latex platform to using Miktex with texmaker. There seems to be a problem with bibtex, but actually the problem may be more than just ...
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Problem using RevTeX4-1 with “! Undefined control sequence. <argument> \@bibitemShut”

I am using RevTeX4-1. When I typeset the original file, compile the bibliography, and then try to typeset the original file again, I get an error: "! Undefined control sequence. < argument> @...
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When using bibliographystyle plainnat, how do I suppress automatic lettering of misc elements with the same author?

When using the following TeX: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{hyperref} \bibliographystyle{plainnat} \begin{filecontents}{test.bib} @misc{...
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Error in bibliography, causing errors when adding new citations

Hi everybody I'm new here so I'm unsure on how to post properly but I am currently writing a report using Texmaker and it has been going fine, with references all working as intended, however today ...
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Why is my bibliography not working?

This is my references.bib file: @article{fakeref, title = {Fast-swimming sperm causes hurricanes in Africa}, volume = {7}, issn = {1234-5678}, shorttitle = {Sperm and hurricanes}, doi = {12.3456/j....
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Question mark while trying to use BibTex

This is my Latex code \documentclass[12pt, oneside]{amsart} %DIF LATEXDIFF DIFFERENCE FILE %DIF DEL RPI_R1_041.tex Tue Sep 4 11:13:10 2018 %DIF ADD RPI_R1_041_RA.tex Fri Sep 21 17:13:32 2018 ...
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How do I make a .bib file these days [duplicate]

How do I create a .bib file these days? If I try in TexShop it tells me it has to save the file as a .txt extension and there is NO DROPDOWN format menu in the Save box for any alternative save format....
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Author-year citations [duplicate]

I am trying to make author-year citations using a BibTex file created on Mendeley. I am using the natbib package and plainnat style. I want to use the citep command but I keep getting errors such as ...
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@inproceedings in bibTex when something does not work correctly!

\documentclass[Afour,sageh,times]{sagej} \setcounter{secnumdepth}{3} \usepackage{latexsym,amsfonts,amssymb} \usepackage{amsmath} \newtheorem{definition}{Definition} \newtheorem{remark}{Remark} \...
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Href in complete citation in references/bibliography

This is my current approach main.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{url} \usepackage[hidelinks]{hyperref} %removes border around links \begin{document} pixels\cite{ARTICLE:1} \addcontentsline{...
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How to run a document containing both PythonTeX and BibTeX in one go on TeXstudio?

Let's say that I have the pythonbiblio.bib file that contains this: @misc{Einstein, author = "Albert Einstein", title = "The Art of the Calculus", year = "2042" } And my pythonbiblio.tex ...
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Citation for an addendum in brackets, \citet vs \citep

With natbib (and bibtex) I have the option of using either \citet{foo2019} or \citeb{bar2019} and I think I'm pretty clear on their use. I.e. "as Foo (2019) has shown, ducks tend to quack" vs "...
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Undefined control sequence in Bibtex using plain bibliography style

I am trying to compile my references using the plain bibliography style but I keep getting an 'undefined control sequence' error. This is the full error: ! Undefined control sequence. <...
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How to cite website with mdpi template using bibtex

I'm trying to cite a website using pdflatex, better-bibtex, zotero and texmaker. Citations of articles are working like charm, but I get an error with the citation of a websites: Warning: Citation `...
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print list of citation with “und” in German

Running the usual pdflatex-bibtex loop on \documentclass{article} \usepackage[american,ngerman]{babel}%%% The book is in German. \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} @misc{...
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\fullcite alternative, when required to use bst file?

I need to use a given .bst file, and thus I am restricted to using plain BibTeX. Is there some method to get something equivalent to BibLaTeX's \fullcite in this situation?
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biblatex not recognizing references (but does in Overleaf) [duplicate]

A document in Overleaf compiles fine with references. However, using the same compiler locally yields "Citation x on page n undefined (...)", and the references are not showing, only the bracket with ...
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Problem with a reference not appearing correctly in the pdf

I am citing the following source but the author's full name does not appear in the text. It only produces "for Management of Antiretroviral Therapy (SMART)" as author's name in the citation. I am not ...
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bibtex does not work in beamer [duplicate]

I am preparing a simple presentation and would like to select some of the references in my bibtex file. I tried to do it as I do in a .tex file but it gave me '?'. I am using the package bib at the ...
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bibliography separated in different page and left blank spaces

I'm using .bib file to generate the bibliography for my documents \bibliographystyle{splncs04} \bibliography{ref.bib} the .bib file contains : @misc{LeCun1989, title = {{Generalization and ...
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Zotero and BibTeX: citation keys containing underscore are unusable

I am using Zotero to maintain my library. Up to now it is working fine. I am writing a report in LaTeX and am generating the .bib file with Zotero. I just select the items I want to be in the ...
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How to cite an article that was re-edited later in an anthology

I current have in ad hoc form the following article to cite FRIEDMAN, Milton “The methodology of positive economics” (1953) in: HAUSMAN, Daniel M. (Ed.). The philosophy of economics: an anthology. ...
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How to add items in the bibliography using Classic Thesis?

I am writing my thesis using classic thesis. When I try to add some items in the file Bibliography.bib and then compile, the new items doesn't appear in the PDF file. Why? How can I solve it? The ....
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Automatically run BibTex with LaTeX?

Writing a research paper with a bunch of different sources. Is it possible to automatically compile my bibliography.bib with my paper.tex? Currently I have to manually follow the answer here, which ...
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Main bibliography at the end of the main document and at the end of the subfiles

I already read this article, this article and related, and still couldn't make it. Any help would be appreciated! Long post, so if you want to skip, go to last paragraph, and last bit of Latex code. ...
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Numbering problem when citing previous reference in text appended to a citation (REVTeX)

I want to use the function \cite{[{prepended text}][{appended text}]item} to prepend/append text to a citation to cite a previous bibliography entry. This is very useful when a paper has been ...
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Two column bibliography in 9pt with no Bibliography title, no article titles and use journal abbreviations

I'm trying to squeeze a two column bibliography into a one column article document using this in the preamble. So far so good: \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{etoolbox} \patchcmd{\thebibliography}{\...
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citing references in Bulletin of Mathematical Biology (bibliography)

The Bulletin of Mathematical Biology uses the following form to cited works (Lastname_of_author, year). (As opposed to using a number: [2]). My question is: You still can use bibtex here, and they ...
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How to make the first letter in the field names of a bib file produced by BibDesk all be lowercase?

As you see, in the following example all the first letters of the field names such as Author, Booktitle, and so on, are capital. I want to make all of them be lowercase. The file is produced by ...
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How to use .bib files of a directory different from the actual one?

I would like to cite the references of a .bib file in my document. Could you please help me how to give the path to this file for BibTex (preferably without setting things in TeXnicCenter)? My MWE is ...
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How to input single-letter author names?

Consider the following @misc{Person19, author = "A Person", title = "An Article", year = "2019" } @misc{Person19', author = "Another Person", title = "Another Article", year = "2019" } in ...
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In-text citations appearing at the top of page when using \bibentry and \natbib (for astron citation style)

I am currently trying to type up a literature review for a class where I have to use the citation style which is relevant to my field. I would like to be able to put the citation I am talking about ...
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Reduced size references section

I'm using Mendeley to manage the references for my thesis. Unfortunately there is a page limit and I was looking at my references as a place to gain back some space. The issue that I am having is ...
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Was given .bbl file from website and need to generate pdf

As the title says, I was given a reference list in the form of a .bbl file from a website, and I would like to generate a pdf from this. I've been googling for an hour but maybe I'm missing something. ...
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BibTeX-Thesis supervisor

I am new in BibTeX and I would like to ask a question. I want to define entry supervisor to a thesis like this: @thesis{ID, author = {author}, title = {name}, year = {year}, address = {Brno}, type = {...
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natbib same author same year with a & b references wrong order

I'm working with the natbib package and the aa bibliography style for the Astronomy & Astrophysics journal. One author wrote two papers in the same year. The problem is with how the references and ...
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Incomplete \iffalse when using syntax package with a citation

For reasons unknown to me the following minimised latex code produces a (/opt/local/share/texmf-texlive/tex/latex/mdwtools/syntax.sty) (./text.aux)) ! Incomplete \iffalse; all text was ignored ...
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Multilingual Bibliography Entries: Apacite/Bibtex/Natbib

I am pretty new to LaTex and I am trying to figure out how to create multilingual bibliographies. Is it possible within apacite? I am not using BibLaTex, altough it's supposedly better at managing ...
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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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Bad bibliography entry formatting

I am experiencing a weird issue in my bibliography. I have a bibtex entry like: @online{psqldocs, author = {PostgreSQL Development Team}, title = "{PostgreSQL Documentation}", url = {...
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Setting up LaTeX compiling protocol in VSCode (LaTeX-Workshop)

I apologize if this is not really a question, but more of a call for help because I'm really lost in how to use LaTeX command tools and all that sort of stuff and I don't really have time to ...
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Problem inserting bibliography in my research paper

I am formatting my paper for the DICTAP 2019 conference submission and for that I had used the Web of Conference webofc class. I am facing problem in inserting bibliography at the end of paper. The ...
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file.bib & sign

How to write to file.bib (sources for BibTex) sign &? I wrote \& And the result is:
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What's the bibliographstyle of this Bibliography?

Is there an appropriate style file for this kind of Bibliography?
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JabRef and Months

Anyone that knows why JabRef nowadays seem to use number format for months rather than jan, feb, etc?
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How to structure my thesis

I am currently writing my BSc thesis and want to use LaTeX. I am using Texmaker on Windows and have several problems that occured. I want to use BibTeX for my literature and \bibliographystyle{...