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

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Merging two large .bib files containing same bibtex keys for different publications

I'm trying to merge two .bib files, using JabRef, each containing ~15 000 entries. My main issue with this merge is that a I have a huge amount of bibtex keys that overlap but are not for the same ...
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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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Bibliography references not showing in output file

I am using Jabref for bibliography entries. Now when i put my path to the bib file, i don't see any bibliography entries. Also, \nocite is already active. In citations in pdf, i get?? instead. How can ...
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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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Journal of Finance Template German '*.bst'

I am currently writing my bachelor thesis and I am using LyX as my standard writing program (because I am not familiar with LaTeX at all). For my bibliographystyle I use JabRef and the citation style ...
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Using the bibtex format (with JabRef) as a non-bib key-value database in LaTeX

This might sound a bit odd: I am using JabRef for maintaining a database which does not content bibliographical data in the first place: @Person{caesar, date = {100-44BC}, comment =...
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Multiple-day event date in JabRef

In JabRef, I would like to write the event date, not as a single day, but as a period. Something like: eventdate = {YYYY-MM-DD to YYYY-MM-DD} eventdate = {From YYYY-MM-DD to YYYY-MM-DD} etc. Does ...
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Missing DOI search at select entry type

So I have successfully downloaded the latest JabRef onto my Ubuntu 16.04 system and wanted to enter an article I am citing into JabRef. However, the doi search option seems not to exist (see attached ...
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JabRef differences in [shorttitle] between versions 3.8.1 and 4.1, not discounting ‘the’, ‘a’, ‘an’, 'of' in titles

I am working with two versions of JabRef on two windows machine. If I have a title "A paper on the workings of the world" that I want to generate a BibTeX key for in JabRef using the [shorttitle] key ...
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Biber does not find “too long” Jabref references

I'm writing my thesis using MikTeK and Winedt 9 for Windows. I use the documentclass{report} and then I have a "masterfile" with a preamble, where I use the option \input to load specific chapters of ...
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How to avoid __markedentry being added by JabRef?

I'm managing my BibTeX files/databases with git and JabRef 3.8.2 started adding __markedentry. This requires me to pick patch sets (with `git add -i --patch) from the changes (or having the ...
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Understanding Abbreviation using Jabref and biblatex

@Article{gk25en, author = {Gk}, title = {hljhjdlasjdhkjfahkf}, year = {1925}, journal = {International Journal of Communication Systems}, } @Article{jt, author = {Gk}, ...
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How to cite first edition in brackets [chevrons] next to the published version in latex / jabref?

I am a Latex beginner and need help please: I am writing my thesis with latex and have a problem with a specific citation: I have to use Harvard style (insert citation) and give the following ...
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Importing from .tex file to JabRef

I don't want to individually create entries in JabRef because I already have my bibliography present in my .tex file. It currently looks like this in the .tex file: \begin{document} \maketitle \...
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Syncing citation keys changes in both bib and tex files

I have a tex file citing some references from a bib file. I want to reformat (i.e. regenerate) all the citation keys in the bib file using JabRef and automatically propagate the changes to the tex ...
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TexStudio with Jabref: compilation fails [duplicate]

I am using TexLive 2015 with TexStudio. I am editing my bibliography with Jabref. I recently updated TexStudio and face bibliography compilation troubles since then. When I compile, the log file ...
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Adding new bib files by default to the current library

I am using JabRef for managing my citation bib files. When I am trying to drag and drop new bib file into the current library in JabRef, JabRef automatically creates new library. Is there is a way to ...
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Unexpected error in jabref 4.1 with java

yesterday I updated my jabref 4.0 to the lastest version, 4.1. However, when I open it appears this window: I went to the java webpage and downloaded the Version 8 Update 151 available there, which I ...
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How to convert (downgrade) a .bib from Jabref-4.x back to Jabref-3.8.2 format?

Jabref-4.1 is still not as stable as Jabref-3.8 was. Jabref stores some metadata such as groups in comments of the Bibtex database. Jabref-4.x changed the file format unfortunately. I am not sure, if ...
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Clash JabRef and texstudio [duplicate]

I am using JabRef and for some bibliography entries, it is reporting a clash Use of \blx@bbl@verbadd@i doesn't match its definition. \verb I have already studied this answer Biblatex: include bbl, ...
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How to make a complete list of authors from bibtex file using JabRef

I would like to make a complete list of authors of a bibtex file that contain more than 100 entries, independently of the entry to which they belong to. As I use Jabref, I wonder if there is a way to ...
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I found no \citation commands after latex-bibtex-latex-latex (TextMaker + JabRef) [duplicate]

This seems to be a common problem, I read all the post here but can't fix the error This is BibTeX, Version 0.99d (MiKTeX 2.9.6350 64-bit) The top-level auxiliary file: revision6.aux I found no \...
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Titles in JabRef are not being displayed correctly in the window [closed]

today I actualized my JabRef version to 4.0. I have some titles with species that must be writed in italic. The old version showed it correctly, however, this new version not. Anyone know how can I ...
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Escape character for " in JabRef .layout file

I'm trying to export from JabRef to a CSV using a custom layout file. Some of the text for my fields contains double quote marks ("), which breaks the encasing quotes early and any subsequent commas ...
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Improving JabRef workflow under windows

I actually want to achieve exactly this: Improving a workflow for importing BibTeX citations, but with windows. And I am not sure how to make it work with the explanantion given, can anybody help or ...