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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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Why is the style file mdpi.bst not working properly in Word (using bibtex4word plugin)?

I'm using the plugin bibtex4word in Word 2013 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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bibtex ignores MACROs in bst style

So I created my custom bst file using "latex makebst" it mostly works fine and I slowly get a rudimentary hang how the .bst thing works. Mostly thanks to this guide http://mirrors.ctan.org/...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...