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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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Texstudio won't open my custom bibliography

When I go to compile I get This is BibTeX, Version 0.99d (MiKTeX 2.9.6840 64-bit) The top-level auxiliary file: DissMaster.aux I couldn't open style file MyStyle.bst ---line 19 of file DissMaster....
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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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I'm using TexLive. Is there any way I can use the makebst function?

apologies is this is really brief. I had several issues with MikTex and switched to texlive as my distribution. My main question is, can I still run makebst with this distribution? Additionally, 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 customize a single reference and bibliography item? [XeLaTex + Abnt2TeX]

I'm using the abnt2 package to style my document as per the Brazilian rules of presentation and citation (using an (AUTHOR, 2018, p. 4) inline reference and AUTHOR, A. Title, Place:PublishingHouse, ...
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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 ...
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Modifying the inproceedings style in a Latex bibliography

I am using makebst to create my own customised bibliography style mycustomisedbiblio.bst, and sometimes modifying the mycustomisedbiblio.dbj file to change further settings. Below is an example on how ...
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Spacing in bibiliography style [duplicate]

I have just created a bibliography style file using makebst, but I am unhappy with the style of one of the fields that was created. Here is what I mean: Problem: The Publisher field and the Year are ...
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Bibtex: customising bst file

Using the makebst routine, I have created a bst file which mostly conforms to what I need, the only exception being the incollection entry. Currently, here is how the reference is compiled as: ...
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Customize bibliography separating different kinds of entries and joining them by same title

I am making an article in which I am not making citations within the text, but I want to print a bunch of bibliography at the end. I have different kinds of entries, like "article", "thesis", and "...
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Makebst option vol-2bf does nothing

Can somebody explain to me why using option vol-2bf does not affect my .bst file? It would expect it to have bolden between lines 1157 and 1158, but it does not. Putting bolden there makes my .bst ...
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Custom .bst file : Does not process entries of type “@book” [duplicate]

I have created a custom .bst file using makebst such that it is as per my univeristy PhD guidelines. When I run BibTex, it works perfectly for articles, conference proceedings etc. cited. However ...
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add word “volume” to a custom bst

I'm editing the bibliography style "unsortnat" to satisfy a conference requirements. The ask me to put at the end of the citation the volume and pages, after the year like : S. Adhikari, M. I. ...
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Numeric-style citation call-outs encased in round parentheses instead of square brackets, with custom makebst-made bibliography style

I have made a custom bibliography style with the makebst utility, where i chose numerical in-text citations. The default style is apparently with square brackets around the citation number, but i need ...
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makebst but show url only if there is no doi

I am using makebst to create my own bib style. I would like the DOI to show up in the citation (as a hyperlink), whenever the DOI is present. I have successfully done that. When the DOI is present, I ...
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bibtex and biblatex customing in sharelatex

So I have fighting with this problem now two days. Result: nod good... In the picture is example what I try to do. First ones are made by hand and after "lähteet" is what biblatex is doing. I can't ...