Questions tagged [custom-bib]

{custom-bib} is a package for creating custom bibliography styles for use with {bibtex}. This is done by running the "makebst" utility (run TeX on LaTeX on makebst.tex) to interactively choose options from a menu. It is also possible to run this utility in batch mode.

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Why does custom-bib produce this error? Long URLs and 'You can't pop an empty literal stack…' solutions don't work for my BibTeX Style

would be nice if someone could help out. I am finishing up my thesis and realized that the usual BibTeX styles are not what I am looking for. I want to cite Nature Magazine style. I used custom-bib to ...
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Customize bibtabular bibliography

i found this article and gave me a huge boost in building my own custom bibliography. It looks pretty good so far, but it is not perfect for me. I need to make some changes. I read this answer and ...
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How can I customize references with natbib package?

I am done with my paper and I am trying to get the references by: (1) Order by the appearance (2) This format:[Number] Surname, name-initial (Year). I am using the natbib package, I think I gotta make ...
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Running makebst in Ubuntu

I am trying to create a customised bibliography for LaTeX using makebst. However, when I type in latex makebst in my terminal, I get the following error message: $ latex makebst This is pdfTeX, ...
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Creating a Custom .bib File

I am trying to create a custom source.bib file. Default templates are not helping me since my company has a different fields ordering in .bib file. Assume I am working under the @mis type. @misc{A14-...
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Natbib - Custom-bib - Merlin.mbs - Unwanted thin space between volume and num in reference list

I have a problem with the .bst file, I created with the help of custom-bib (make-bst). I needed to create an individual .bst file since the Journal (Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing) is using a ...
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How can I increase the space after “:” and before the page numbers in bib entries of type article?

I am using the makebst utility to organize the way references are formatted, and I want to adjust it to get extra horizontal space between ":" and the page number for entries of type @...
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Changing editors (lowercase) to Editors (italicized) in BibTeX style similar to apalike

I am trying to make BibTeX conform to the standards of a particular journal (they are quite similar to APA). I built a custom .bst file using the lovely package custom-bib, which worked very well ...
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Custom .bst file: change.case$ does not work

I am using a custom .bst file and title "t" change.case$ does not seem to work. It changes the cast to lower or upper when used with parameters "u" or "l". My format....
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Converting a csl file to a bst file

My university asks citation in a specific format which they have published as a csl file over Mendeley. However, since I'm using LaTex for my report I will need a bst file for the same. Does anyone ...
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How to create a customised format for the bibliography?

How can I get my bibliography section to follow this format: Books: Surname, First name, Title. Place of publication Year of publication. Kreis, Georg. Insel der unsicheren Geborgenheit: Die ...
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I'm using Richard Stanton/texintro jf.bst but the citation “et al.” for more than 3 authors doesn't work for me

I'm writing after 5 days trying to understand why it's not working. I'm using texstudio and writing a paper for the Journal of Finance. I am using the jf.bst (save in the same file as the tex file ...
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Change Author style at bst

I am a programmer but I really struggle with the bst lan. After making the bst some times, I having now an almost fitting style but the authors are still at the wrong format. I am pretty sure I ...
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Using makebst to generate styles

Okay so I want to make a referencing style which matches the attached as closely as possible. Is this doable with makebst? Additionally, how safe is it to use MikTex in conjunction with texlive? I ...
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Allow hyphenation in custom latex bib style

I created a custom bib style which renders a reference as [14] R. Boer. Vektor- und Tensorrechnung fur Ingenieure. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 1st ed., 1982. doi:10.1007/978-3-...
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Load a custom .bst file into bibTeX [duplicate]

I have a .bst file which I would like to use to customise my bibliography - I am passing the backend=biber in my preamble and I can currently only choose from the in-built styles. Where should I save ...
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How to increase the horizontal space between the label and the bibliography item, by editing the .bst file

I created a custom .bst file to manage my bibliography style using natbib and I can't find where and how to format the horizontal space between the labels and the bibliography entries. In particular, ...
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What does “Reference Component Tags” do in makebst?

I am making my own latex bibliography style with makebst (see https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/96179/175861). I chose to incude REVTeX data fields. One of the last selections I have to make is <<...
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Underline the journal name in bst file

I am trying to do underline only the journal names. Bst file link Bib file link Is it possible with editing bst file? My main.tex \documentclass{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{...
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Custom BST (based on apalike) with following sorting mechanism: (1) First author only, (2) Year, (3) All (other) authors, (4) Title

Following https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/484079/ I have created a custom BST, based on the apalike bibliographystyle of the natbib package in bibtex. This custom BST orders references in the ...
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Apalike but sort by last name of first author and year

I would like to use the natbib package in bibtex with the bibliographystyle apalike with a specific type of author-year ordering in the bibliography. I want items to generally be sorted/ordered ...
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removing a comma after a field in a bst file

Apropos to my earlier question on bst file editing (and using the same bst file described there), I tried to add a title to the bibliographic output with a period at the end. This apparently worked ...
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bst file not producing page ranges

I have a rather limited understanding of bst's postfix syntax, and am hoping that someone with more knowledge of the system could kindly point out the source of a problem I am experiencing from a .bst ...
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Modify bst file so that 2 authors are separated by “and” in the text

I have to work with a custom .bst file for a paper. When I have exactly two authors for a reference, these authors are separated in text with " , ". So e.g. (Simonyan , Zisserman, 2014). I want it to ...
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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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Self-declared 'DeclareCiteCommand' shall not increase counter of references

I have created a BibLaTeX library, which contains entries in a custom made BibTeX format of all my colleagues. With help of DeclareCiteCommand, I have defined several custom 'cite' commands, which I ...
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Extended support for standard/norm/spec entries in bibtex/biblatex?

A couple of times when using bibtex, I would have liked to have a direct support for citing and formatting entries of standards (also specifications, directives, norms, RFCs, and the like) in my ...
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Custom bst book entry no editors

I've created a custom .bst file and it does not show the editors correctly. My current .bst entry for book is as follow: FUNCTION {book} { output.bibitem author empty$ { format.editors "author ...
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What is the definition of \printlist{location} (biblatex)

I'm writing my own bibliography style based on the trad-standard.bbx. For the phdthesis driver I'd like to include the department as a separate input in the bib file. So my bibfile looks like this: @...
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How do I change the .bst file to return both Editor and Author into my bibliography?

I want to cite a few books which were edited/translated which means, I want both the author and the editor to appear in the bibliography. How do I cite them properly using: \bibliography{sources}? ...
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Custom BibLaTeX bib with two blocks and authors below each other?

I want to create a custom bibliography with BibLaTeX. I got to a point where it almost looks as required, but I'm not able to split the bibliography into two columns and I also don't know how to write ...
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Customizing a bibliography style

I am working on a project that requires the bibliography style to appear like that (in each reference, the 2nd and further lines must appear indented): I am using a .bib file that is included on the ...
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How to print list of instances of \cite in bibliography entry

I want each of my bibliography entries to contain a list of every location where the item is cited (i.e. using \cite) in the work. Similar to the output of \pageref. example.bib @book{key, title ...
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makebst generated bibtex file - Error: You can't pop an empty literal stack for entry [duplicate]

When I compile the following latex code: \documentclass[british]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[latin9]{inputenc} \usepackage{babel} \begin{document} \cite{Lyklema_Fundamentals_1995_} \...
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Always print the final author name in bibliography

I try to set up a bibliography style for a journal which has a pretty tricky requirement: For references with up to eleven authors, all authors are listed. If there are twelve or more authors, ...
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How to customize to create Author-year in text citation but Numbered reference list at the end?

I was googling for an issue to manage references in LaTeX with natbib package and fortunately I got the same issue asked by Bartłomiej Stępień and Alan Munn gave an excellent answer to that question ...
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Create own bib style with makebst, need avoid brackets for citations which are already put into bracket

ich create a bib style for my thesis. Is it possible to tell latex to put brackets for the data if there is directly in the text, and no brackets if the citation is already in a bracket? I don't want ...
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Create own bib style with makebst, but brackets in citation

I just create with makebst.tex my own bibliography style and it works in general. But I have two problems with it: The citation is in square brackets, I did not find the questions concerning this ...
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Add “In:” before editor in custom bst file

I have a custom .bst file (created from makebst). What is the syntax to add "In: " before editor? Here's an excerpt from my file (note: I'm very new to this and fudged the code to display editor with ...
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How to remove 'URL' prefixed before the URL in bibliography

I had to create my own bibliography style to format my .bib database using custom-bib and an external language file. I have a couple of problems left, one is that when I have an entry with a URL, ...
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Modifying InBook Reference with Chicago-Annote style

I have this inbook refrence: @InBook{Buck2012, chapter = {1}, pages = {1--24}, title = {Chemistry, Properties, and Uses of Commercial Fluorinated Surfactants}, publisher = {...
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Name and author number changes in unsrnat.bst not reflecting in bibliography [closed]

I am working on customising the unsrnat.bst file as per my requirements. I have already edited it to remove the url and doi. This works well. After checking different posts in the forum, I also edited ...
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Why the style file mdpi.bst is not working properly in word (using bibtex4word plugin)?

I'm using the plugin bibtex4word in Word2013 to insert citations & bibliographies. When I try styles plain, IEEEtran etc., they look exactly as they're described. But when I try a new style file: ...
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Remove space after pages (pp.) in .bst files

There is an unecessary space after pp. in my references that I am trying to get rid of. I managed to find where they are in the bst file, but every time I remove tie.or.space.prefix an error occurs. ...
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How to pass parameters to makebst?

Is it any way to pass parameters to makebst, like seq-no, instead of interactively answer the questions ? Thanks.
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How to insert dot/period on the authors in bbl file using BST

I need to insert end period after the every last author of the references: My Bibfile: @article{winograd1972understanding, author={Winograd, Terry}, year={1972}, title={Understanding natural ...
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Include periods in end title names in references

I have a LaTeX document using the custom bibliography to build bibliographies. I would like to know how I may include periods at end of titles. I created my custom bst using LaTeX makebst program. ...
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BibLaTeX: Replace multiple authors with dashes in authoryear style

I am trying to replicate a bibliography style in BibLaTeX. In the original style, repeated author names are supposed to be replaced by dashes like this: Sherlock Holmes (2016), ... ————/Watson, John ...
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Does someone know what is the best way to create the following bibliographiestyle? [closed]

I write my thesis and I have to use the following style for my References. I could not find any existing style which looks similar and I could not make this style with makebst. The Problem is that ...
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How to verify if entry `country = {}` is empty in a custom BibLaTeX library?

I have created a BibLaTeX library, which I use to organize all my oral and poster presentations. It is in fact a customized library with new data types and cite commands. I got all ideas from here and ...