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{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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How to add comma after volume for citation in bst file

I've created a new bst file using makebst but I want to make one change in it but have no idea how. The current bst creates references as follows: However, I need a comma after the volume number, ...
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How to use custom-bib to customize in text citation into format Author, year

As the title says, I have to use custom-bib package to change the format of the references in the reference page, therefore I cannot use the natbib package \usepackage[authoryear,round]{natbib} The ...
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Modify a .bdj file to obtain a new .bst

The best way to built a bibliographic style seems to rely on the use of makebst. However, most likely, you can make a formatting mistake in choosing among the numerous options that you need to set. ...
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How to remove the comma between the year and the doi in a custom bst file?

I am using a custom bst file generated with "latex makebst" to format my references in a specific way. However, I am having trouble removing the comma between the year and the doi in the ...
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How do I make BibLaTeX print postnotes and print a new bibliography entry for every citation with a different postnote?

I have been making a Texas lawyer .bbx and .cbx, and, in doing that, I created a citation style called courtrule. For example, Rule 4 of the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure is cited like Tex. R. Civ. P....
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getting "You can't pop an empty literal stack for entry" error with custom bst file

I generated a custom bst file using "latex makebst.tex" [2003/09/08 4.1 (PWD, AO)], with no obvious errors, but bibtex gives an "You can't pop an empty literal stack for entry" ...
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Multibib with numbers and letters as reference labels

I am looking for a way to use multibib and external bibliography(ies) in my document but use number labels for my references and letter labels for my enclosures. For example, I want to write: ...
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Custom bibliography

I tried to create a custom bibliography style using the cmd panel and latex makebst. I watched a YouTube Video and read a lot of blog entries (for example this and this) and all had the same procedure....
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ArXiv link over the arXiv-id, e.g. over [2012.xxxxx], with biblatex

With the following code \documentclass[a6paper,2pt,landscape]{article} \usepackage[margin=27mm]{geometry} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[style=verbose, isbn=false ]{biblatex} \addbibresource{hol....
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How to suppress newline in natbib refererences by editing .bst files

I would like to suppress the newline between different citations in the references. Typically, the references look like this: [1] aaa. [2] bbb. I am looking for the following output: [1] aaa. [2] ...
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Help me with my bibliography [closed]

Currently my iob.bbx file in LaTeX looks like this: \ProvidesFile{iob.bbx}[2021/02/24 v1.1z biblatex bibliography style] %basis \RequireBibliographyStyle{numeric-comp} % New options \newtoggle{bbx:...
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Changing custom Bibstyle entry for misc (website)

I have a custom bibliographystyle .bst file that has been handed down to me, but it isn't formatting an entry for a website as I would like. Currently, the bibtex entry looks like @misc{Stotler, ...
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How to tweak a bibliography style created with the makebst utility?

I want to prepare the following reference: Doroszkowski A (1999) The physical chemistry of dispersion. In: Lambourne E, Strivens TA (eds.) Paint and surface coatings: Theory and practice. Woodhead ...
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No dot (aka period, full stop) at end of formatted bibliographic reference

I have used latex makebst to create a customised bibliography style. However, I am missing a period at the end of the bibliographic references. How can I modify the .bst file to include the period at ...
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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 [closed]

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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