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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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Debugging a custom-bib bst file that crashes on book items

I created my own bibliography file with custom-bib (makebst), but when I run it with a reference to a book I get: $ bibtex PhD [...normal output] Database file #1: PhD.bib You can't pop an empty ...
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Make volume bold in custom bibliography style .bst

Since I could not find the style that met my teacher's requirements for the bibliography I have to do, I created my own bst with latex makebst on my mac. I had chosen to make the volume bold but it ...
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Exclude note and addendum from bibliography

I am using biblatex to print bibliographies. Although, it is handy to have adendum and note fields in bib entries, I wonder if there is a way to remove them from the output. I tried to use adendum=...
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Add numbering to references

I created my bibliography style (author-year) in "custom-bib" using natbib. References are generated using bibtex and sorted alphabetically. Publisher wants to, they were still numbered from 1 to n. ...
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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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How to edit a .bst file to get bold volume number in case of articles?

I have the following code \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \bibliographystyle{mybst} \nocite{*} \bibliography{mybib} \end{document} My .bib file is @article{liberti2009, title={...
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Upper case author names for BST file (based on APA)

I have created a .bst file using makebst. It is based on the APA style. I have compared the .bst file to other bst files, and trying unsuccessfully to put the authors in the bibliography in capitals. ...
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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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Issue number missing from Bibliography in "model5-names" bibliography style

Can someone help me with editing the bst file in order to make issue number appear in the bibliography. Example: This: Olivers, C. N. L., & Watson, D. G. (2008). Subitizing requires attention. ...
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Displaying only the starting page of a page range in bibliographies

I'm battling with this for couple of hours now... My supervisor asked me to generate the bibliography in a certain style, for articles I need to do: Author 1; Author 2, Journal name, volume, page, ...
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Bibliography numbering style

I'm creating a bibliography for a paper submission to The Bulletin of Math Biology. I've created a custom .bst file with custom-bib, but haven't been able to get the numbering correct. I'm not sure ...
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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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Add field to bibliography style

I have generated a style using latex makebst. It works perfectly, except that I want to add a 'collaboration' field to my entries, to be shown in parenthesis imediately after the authors. There wasn't ...
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Error message when running custom .bst file in bibtex

I have created a custom .bst file with the makebst program. Whenever I run BibTeX on it I first get the following error: z is an unknown function --- line 169 of file eup.bst Then for all entries in ...
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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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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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BibTeX style like [Jones90]?

Is there a "standard" BibTeX style which is like 'alpha' in all other respects but uses first author surname, (preferably) 2-digit year keys, so a citation for "Jones, Smith and Other" would show up ...
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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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Things you can't change with custom.bib

I am using custom.bib to create my own citation stile, and I quite like the result! The only thing I couldn't find, was how I can change some things in the citations in the text. What I miss, is the ...
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Need to remove comma after last author (only)

I'm trying to submit to a journal that has a non-standard bibliography format: citations look like this: Gordon, R. H., C.-E. Bai, and D. D. Li. 1999. "Efficiency Losses from Tax Distortions vs. ...
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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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Obtaining a specific order for references of an annotated bibliography

We are currently writing an annotated bibliography and cannot get the ordering of references as we want. In the bibliography we have two kinds of entries: annotated entries (the ones that the ...
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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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Customizing harvard bibliography style apsr

The apsr style is almost what I need to comply to our totally unique Harvard style based University referencing requirements. I need to make the following customizations: For displaying authors 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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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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