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

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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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Bibtex4word insert Bibliography

I am trying referencing using Jabref and Bibtex4word, with Microsoft Office 2016 on Windows 10. I have installed based on the step-by-step procedure, under the following page: http://www.ee.ic.ac.uk/...
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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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Compress successive superscript citation numbers into range

I am dealing with the superscript number type of citation in a LaTeX file. I want the consecutive numbers in the citation to be in a range (e.g. 1-4) instead of a list (i.e. 1,2,3,4). Again I want the ...
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Bib file not found in creating reference (tried deleting aux, double checked file name and path, changed to a different bib app)

The problem is rather common on the site, but I tried most of the solutions I can find here and none of them works...wondering whether it's something about the texmaker setting, but not sure how and ...
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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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How to cite multiple authors with pages [duplicate]

so I am trying to cite multiple authors (papers) with their specific pages. This is an example how it should look like: Many people like pizza (Müller 2016, 40; Johnson 2012, 215). However, the ...
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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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Escape “and” in BibLaTeX [duplicate]

I want to cite a paper by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. BibLaTeX however interprets the name of the Institute as two separate authors. Because I use \usepackage[ngerman]{...
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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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Problem with Bibliography using JabRef

I am fairly new to LateX and have the following problem while working on my bachelor's thesis: I generated a literature file with JabRef - fine. But when I am trying to insert a citation via \cite{...
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change the order of the bibliography's fields with natbib/jabref

I have already done my namefile.bib with Jabref. In LaTeX, the code I'm using is merely: \usepackage[]{natbib} \begin{document} \bibliography{bib_tesi} \bibliographystyle{abbrvnat} \end{document}...
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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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Multiple bibtex reference in lyx

I want to insert a separate bibtex file after each part in the document. I am using "Standard Article" document class and have two separate parts to my document. I am using Jabref to generate my ...
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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 ...
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Lyxpipe not working

I am using JabRef 3.8.2 and Lyx 2.2.2 on Linux Mint 18.1 Serena XFCE 64. I would like to cite from JabRef instead of from Lyx as described in this question. I cannot find a lyxpipe file. In Lyx, I ...
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What is the meaning of __markedentry

I know this might sound like an entry level question. But can someone explain the proper usage of __markedentry? it seems to me that it is some mark up for better across device and platform management ...
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PDFLatex doesn't find Bib File [duplicate]

Sorry for the newbee question... But that did somehow work a few days ago, but not now anymore... But I really don't know what I've changed... Biblatex Version: 3.7 Biber Version 2.7 I have a folder ...
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LaTeX citation overwrites year field with date

I am using JabRef to create my bibliography and it includes a date field, as well as a time stamp in every entry. When citing in-line, I get the following warnings: Overwriting field 'year' with year ...
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Downloading to bibtex faster [closed]

Since this is latex specific: Is there an automated way to download bibtex formats from pages such as ACM, IEEE, google scholar etc? The whole process seems time consuming from getting to the page, ...
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How to manually change sort and name format of reference list in latex [duplicate]

In my bibliography, I have an author named 'R de Jong'. Using the apacite package, in my reference list the author is sorted under 'd' and is displayed as de Jong, R. (year). article name etc. ...
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Rename multiple files for one BibTeX entry in JabRef

The funcionallity of renaming files is great, but I have some bibtex entries, which have mutiple pdf files attached. So only one file of the same type is renamed using \bibtexkey as Filename format ...
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JabRef can't read .bib file created by JabRef 3.0

I am migrating to a new computer setup, and when I installed JabRef 3.8.2 I found that it could not read the .bib files created by JabRef 3.0. Only 991 out of 3140 entries appear, and there's an error ...
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Automatically generating author name using JabRef

I am using JabRef to reference papers, but i want to access author name stored corresponding to that entry. Suppose i have the following JabRef entries I cite it directory in texstudio using \cite{...
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How to cite both editions of a book

I generally use APA style. But, the style might not be relevant here (I don't know). I have seen people citing like this: Chomsky1957[2002] where the [2002] part refers to the 2nd edition of the ...
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Texmaker bibliography issues (no article helped so far…)

I am currently preparing my research proposals. I have three general topics left. Before focusing on only one, I would like to hand in a single document with all three research proposals on (and three ...
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Jabref references to word [closed]

is there any way to integrate jabref references in word by using a link. So that if add a reference on jabref it will be add directly to word without exporting the references every time.
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Exporting references to MS Word with bibtex4word

Fairly new to LaTeX, not good in MS Word, and this is my first question on this forum. I have written a manuscript in LaTeX using BibLaTeX with JabRef and now have no other option but to export to MS ...
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Is there a program for managing glossary tags?

This question led to a new application: bib2gls I use the "glossaries" package a lot, and it is super helpful in complex writing for sorting lots of things out. However, as my "glossary.tex" file ...
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JabRef comments @PREAMBLE entry [closed]

When I open .bib files that have a @PREAMBLE entry, JabRef comments this entry after saving and refuses to open the file the next time. How can I prevent this from happening? .bib file before using ...
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JabRef doesn't use personal journal abbreviation list

I've recently discovered the Journal Abbreviations tool in JabRef. (https://help.jabref.org/en/JournalAbbreviations) I've tried to create my own personal journal abbreviation list as described in the ...