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{bibtool} is for questions related to the software BibTool for bibliography management.

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Problem with bibtool when extracting bibliography information from an aux file in LaTeX/BibTeX

It seems that the latest version of bibtool (2.67) has a problem reading .aux files. MWE (from here): 1. a file named exampl_01.tex: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Random citation \...
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Filter duplicates in a .bib file, like “uniq” for text files?

I have a foo.bib file containing duplicate entries, and I want to get a file containing the same entries, but without the duplicates. What tool can I use?
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Preserve @comment line with bibtool

I just ran bibtool on my bib file (managed with BibDesk) to remove the abstract fields (with thanks to ananswer to Remove abstracts from .bib?). However, doing so removed the @comment line added by ...
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removing duplicates and adding missing fields using bibtool

If you don't mind me asking here a couple of questions which I've searched over on google but was unable to find some coherent examples. My use case contains of creating .bib files for my work and ...
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Using Bibtool to sort a bib file by types and keys alphabetically

I am trying to sort a bib file alphabetically using Bibtool, but I am looking for sorting the entries by types then by keys. For instance, first all the articles, then the books, etc... With, all the ...
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Automatically remove fields from .bib file containing biblatex entries such as @Thesis

I need to automatically remove certain fields - e.g. abstract, review, group, and file - from .bib files that contain not only bibtex entries but also (newer) biblatex entries such as @Thesis. This is ...
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Using BibTool with Regular Expressions to fix Double Bracketed Entries

My .bib file has a number of entries in the Title field which are double bracketed. This preserves lower-case letters in the title which I don't want. I want my bibliography style to sort out the ...
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Normalize authors names in .bib file

As most of you may know, there are many acceptable ways of writing authors names. However, when I export .bib entries from software like Zotero (which sometimes exports Last, First names and sometimes ...
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Using Mendeley or similar reference help with LaTeX editor Atom

Is it possible to use Mendeley within the Atom environment writing LaTeX text? Or is there a similar tool? I really dislike Microsoft Word, but I think the reference / bibliography help with Mendeley ...
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Bibtex's formal format for citation key field

I have seen multiple posts what "nice" formats one might use for bibtex citation keys as in @ARTICLE{ FormatInQuestion, author = {XXX}, title = {YYY}, } My question is different, and arises ...
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Modify a generated Biblatex file to add extra fields (post processing)

The reference manager I use (Zotero), does not support certain fields which I want to use (e.g. DOI for book selection). Is there some tool to automatically add a field + value to a certain BibTex ...
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Avoiding duplicate entries in bibliography having different cite keys

I have several manuscripts each with their own bibliography (*.bib file). I'm now trying to combine these manuscripts into one document having one single bib file. My problem is that I have ...
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Make a “standalone” version of multiple files: all document in one .tex file

Disclaimer: this question is not related to the standalone package. When writing an article, I split the content between several files, to ease the versionning notably. At the time of writing, most ...
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Extracting bibliography from aux file in order of citation

I am trying to extract a bibliography from my .aux file and have done so successfully with bibtool -x file.aux > file.bib. However, I would like the bib file to have the entries in the order of ...
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Using BibTool with BibLaTeX, again

I've installed BibTool and it seems to work for e.g. printing a formatted bibliography to the terminal. I'm trying to extract a bibliography from an .aux file from a document compiled with BibLaTeX. ...
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Extracting bibtex entries with regular expressions

Is there a tool that allows me to extract bibtext entries matching a freely definable regular expression (e.g. all entries that do NOT contain the workd "example") without resorting to awk/grep etc.
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Using bibtool with biblatex

I'm trying to use bibtool to extract bibliography information from an aux file. I'm using this MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{foo.bib} @Book{dickens,...