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JabRef is an open source cross-platform bibliography reference manager that uses the BibTeX file format.

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how to get \autocite instead of \cite from jabref when pushing refernce into tex

I am using biber/biblatex + and when pushing citations from jabref to latex the default option is \cite which biber does not read is there a way out that when jabref pushes refereence into latex it ...
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how to get rid of the ranking column in jabref?

Space is always limited and I found that I do not use the ranking column in the Jabref entry table. When I go to Options -> Preferences -> Entry table columns and adjust the Entry table columns ...
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Unable to create bibliography using TexStudio, Biblatex and JabRef

Using TeXstudio I try to create a file with a Bibliography, created in JabRef. Instead of a properly result, I always get the Bibtexkeys shown in fat print and with no bibliography at the end. Running ...
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Error message about citation when using Lyx with Jabref

This is my first post. I am trying to insert a citation in Lyx 2.3.5.2 from my database in Jabref 4.3.1. but the PDF does automatically generate and instead an error message comes up. I don't ...
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JabRef: save selection of current library

I would like to save a selection from a library in JabRef 5.1. This question was answered here. However, the option "Save selected as..." is not present in my file menu. The option "...
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Latex citations not working. [?] displayed

I'm working in overleaf with a .bib file created using jabref. My main.tex is formated as follows: \documentclass[conf]{new-aiaa} %\documentclass[journal]{new-aiaa} for journal papers \usepackage[utf8]...
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How to find correctly the .bib file?

I have a .bib document called References.bib saved in the following directory: C:\Users\dvale\Documents\3_References\References.bib This file contains this entry: @Article{Ballot2014, author = {...
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How to use JabRef for automatic citing in Overleaf

When using JabRef for texStudio, it gives option for pushing citation (see attached picture). How to use same method for citation for overleaf using Jabref. There is no option for pushing citation on ...
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JabRef does not search in Google Scholar

I am using JabRef to manage the bibliography. I have used it before with no problems. Now I installed Ubuntu 20.04 and JabRef 5.1 and the search function in Google Scholar is not working. When I hit &...
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Bibliography: highlight recent references automatically by adding an asterisk in left margin

I am updating a list of references and I would like to highlight references added since the last update. For example, I would like to add an asterisk (or another symbol) just before the reference (...
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Problems with encoding of .bbl file created by BibTeX for LuaLaTeX

I am trying to use BibTeX and LuaLaTeX. However, I get the error message File: project.bbl String contains an invalid utf-8 sequence for several bibliography entries that contain characters such as ...
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JabRef bibliography in SWP error

Hey I have problem with Jabref and SWP 5.5. I add 2 books to bibliography and I have error like this when I'm compiling: Whats going on?
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How to remove an entry only from one group without affecting other groups in Jabref?

I have some entries which belong to multiple groups. But when I try to remove these entries from one of the groups, they are also removed from other groups too. How can I just remove them from one ...
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JabRef: Technical Paper

I am writing a technical paper right now for a seminar. For citing I am using JabRef and many of my references are also technical papers. How do I correctly maintain the references into JabRef? Is it ...
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Citing with Jabref - don't print (n.d.) if no editor is given

I would like to cite a website using biblatex and jabref. That's the JabRef Code @Misc{BZ2020, author = {{Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung}}, url = {https://www.bpb.de/nachschlagen/...
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JabRef, how to remove whitespace upon saving a bib file

I have a bib file with whitespace between some entries, is there an option in JabRef to automatically remove this? I will receive other bib files in the future, making manually removing this ...
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Problem when generating a Bibtexkey for a website using Jabref

I am trying to quote the following website using Jabref: here Since I don't know the author of the website, and the website does not really seem to have a title, I include the following BibTex-key: @...
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Custom bibstyle using jabref (Custom export filters)

I have a lot of articles and books in my jabref and connected it with latex using: \bibliography{./Literatur/lit} In "Literatur" folder I have 3 BibtexFile files: (lit.bib), lit.bib.bak, lit.bib.sav ...
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What would be a good reference manager for bibtex?

I was previously using JabRef in Windows as the bibtex reference manager for my research related work. But I decided to change my laptop and bought a MacBook. So the issue is JabRef is not working in ...
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Disable URL from a single bib entry latex OR quick way to access a hidden bib entry's URL on JabRe

I use biblatex and biber, and have started using JabRef in an attempt to get more organized. I reference many internal private documents for my work. What I would like to do for these entries is have ...
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Jabref Multiple Authors [duplicate]

I have 4 authors for one article but I get one name and initals for all the others: @Article{everythingIPA, author = {Federico Berruti \& Graeme Nixon\& Giambattista Taglioni\& ...
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Unable to install JabRef version 5.0

JabRef bibliography manager was recently updated (March 6, 2020) to version 5.0. For windows system (WIN10 ver. 1909), the update installer file this time was given as msi file JabRef-5.0.msi rather ...
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Adding commas in Bibtex using Jabref

I'm finally coming to the point where I add my references. I'm using Jabref to create them. The result of one of them looks as follows: However, I had like it to print commas instead of dots: Also,...
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BibTex error using Texmaker and Jabref [duplicate]

I'm writing a paper that has citations in it. I use Jabref to organize the citations. Where I run Texmaker I get the following error: What weird is that when I run this on a different computer, ...
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Technical reports in BibTex/JabRef

I have a couple of issues with adding technical reports in JabRef/BibTeX FIRST ISSUE Multi part titles: Some technical reports have complex, multi-part titles. The various parts tell you quite a bit ...
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How to cite a multi-part title with bibtex?

I'm using JabRef to construct a bibliography database and I would like to add one of the Hazus technical manuals into the database. However the title of the manual I'm interested has multiple lines, ...
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Bibliography integration into TeXstudio

I have a bib file called references.bib containing the following % Encoding: UTF-8 @Online{LORAWAN2019, author = {ABI Research}, title = {LORAWAN® AND NB-IOT: COMPETITORS OR COMPLEMENTARY?}, ...
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Is it possible to launch Jabref.exe from TeXstudio through user command?

I try to call it from options> configure>build>..user command; with full path "C:\Program Files (x86)\JabRef.JabRef.exe", but this gave me this error: Error: Could not start the command: C:\Program ...
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JabRef and legal citations

I've just started using JabRef, but I need to use it for quite a few legal citations. I'm wondering how to manage two things: create entries for opinions of authorities and judgments, etc. 1.1 or, ...
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.bcf file missing causes a separate error? [duplicate]

I am using backend=biber in my preamble of the main thesis file to create my bibliography. To compile the references I used JabRef in biblatex mode. I am using Texmaker 5.0.3 editor. MWE \...
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Bibliography Errors: Empty [duplicate]

I am using TeXWorks and running pdfLaTeX + MarkeIndex + BibTeX. I made my .bib file with the newest version of JabRef for PC. Here is my MWE: \documentclass[notitlepage]{article} \usepackage[...
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How can I add research notes to a reference in Jabref

How can I add research notes to a reference in Jabref (Bibtex)? This option is available in endnote but I cant find in Jabref. The research notes I write should not be added whenever I use the ...
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Updating Citations in Lyx

I am using JabRef to handle my bibliography and the natbib package in LyX for citations. The questions is: if I decide to change the bibtex keys of my references in the .bib file, how can I tell LyX ...
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Ordering references manually using Jabref

I have several records in contained in a bibliographic library managed through Jabref. But, I want to show the records in LaTeX, Texstudio, PDF based on the order that I specify. In other words, I ...
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Sort selected references within brackets in main text with Lyx and JabRef

I'm using Lyx and JabRef and it appears that when citing multiple references within a bracket the default sorting within the brackets is alphabetically. However, I would like to sort them by their ...
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References not updating from Jabref

I created a document with TeXstudio and Jabref. Everything was going smooth until I wanted to make some additional changes in a couple of references. Per usual I made changes in Jabref, compiled both ...
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Is the month field really deprecated?

Jabref 3.8.2 has a tab with Deprecated fields including the field Month. The Biblatex documentation 3.12 still describes the field month and I could not find a sign of deprecation: Was it wrong by ...
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Resolving same key for different records among multiple .bib databases

I am working on several .bib databases, like first.bib, second.bib, third.bib, etc. Among these bib files, same key existed for different records, like an author wrote two papers within one year, and ...
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Is there any way to import a bbl file to BibTeX?

Assume I have a .bbl file like this: \begin{thebibliography}{} \bibitem[\protect\astroncite{Abramowitz \& Stegun}{1965}]{Abrasteg65} Abramowitz, M. \& Stegun, I.~A. (1965). \newblock {\em ...
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JabRef and Months

Anyone that knows why JabRef nowadays seem to use number format for months rather than jan, feb, etc?
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JabRef and entrytype @Standard

Anyone that knows why entrytype "@Standard" does not exist in JabRef (anylonger?)? /Lars
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Changing from natbib to BibLaTex bibliography result in major errors

I am using Overleaf to write my master thesis. I have used natbib package (works fine) but I want to change to biblatex to be able to use different styles. I am using JabRef as a bibliography manager, ...
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How to save entries sorted by entrytype in JabRef?

With JabRef it is possible to specify the sort order used when saving and exporting a bib file. When exporting the bib file, you can specify to use the current sorting of the entries shown in the GUI. ...
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Importing a list of references into LyX

I have a JabRef reference list and like to import the list elements into LyX to create a LyX file with the actual list of references. I cannot do it. Any idea how to do it...
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Latex cannot find my .bib file

I am using Texmaker in combination with Miktex and I am writing an article, but Latex can't find my .bib file. The .bib file is located in the same directory as my article latex file. I made .bib ...
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No Citations visible in LyX 2.3.0

I have a document which has an associated .bib file that is created using Jabref. I include the ful; path to the .bib file in the Latex preamble using the commands: \makeindex % used for ...
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Bibliography questions [duplicate]

As I write my Bachelor thesis at the moment I tried to teach myself how to use Latex. But I am struggling a lot with my bibliography as I can not find a way to program it the way I want to: ...
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How do I add a language field (label) in JabRef?

I'm using JabRef and I want to add a field for the language. Do you have any idea how to do it? Edit: I'm trying to make a bibliography with English and Hebrew references, and I want to make a ...
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I do I divide the bibliography in LyX for Hebrew and English?

I tried to get this: Mixing Hebrew and English bibliographies? but the problem is that I'm using LyX. So I look here: How do I make my bibliography according to harvard-style (author-year, ...
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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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