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Why did Jabref change Review into Comment?

I am using Jabref to manage my references. I had written text in the (big) Review field including line breaks for clarity. Today, I noticed that the content of the Review field has moved to the (small)...
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How to keep Zotero collections in sync with collaborators via git?

I am using Zotero/Latex for academic writing and citations, yet I am wondering about the cleanest way to collaborate on a scientific manuscript via Zotero and git/github. I am happily using the ...
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How to display the reference ID of the bibtex entry of a Zotero entry?

Suppose one has an item in Zotero, and the column on the right with almost all the data of that item. Now one can export that data to a references.bib, and even sync it to the Zotero database. Then ...
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LaTeX Issue with biblography

I'm very new to LaTeX so i know very little about it, please keep this in mind. So I've just written a document and I did the bibliography using the following method. \begin{thebibliography}{} \...
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latex biblatex package with apa style

Writing an article for a journal with LaTeX using biblatex with the biber backend. The style is set to apa as this is the closest match to what journal wants. But I can not seem to get it correct. The ...
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In vim, is it possible to turn my bibliographic keys into links?

I write in pandoc markdown, which uses bibligraphic keys from biblatex that look like @smith_foo_1999, where "Smith" is the author name, "Foo" is the title, and 1999 is the year of publication. This ...
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can't start biber(bibLaTex Compiler), although it is successful installed (fedora21)

solved Hey, i installed texlive-biblatex* , but strangly i cant start it, using "biber". $ biber bash: biber: Befehl nicht gefunden... Also i cant access the manpage for bibLaTeX: $ man ...
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How to use a bibtex (xml) library in word

I need to use ms word, but I want to use my bibtex library for citations. Therefore, I installed jabref and exported my library to an xml file. However, I do not know how to import my xml file into ...
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emacs BibTex mode auto saves a file .el file

My Emacs 24.3 come with BibTex mode, which is enabled automatically when editing .bib file. I got a strangely problem: whenever i make some modifications to a .bib file, i found a folder named "auto" ...
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How can I convert a BibTex library to the bibliography format used by Microsoft Word?

Are there ways to import BibTex files for use with the reference manager in Word?
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Fixing a CSL file that fails to print the date correctly in pandoc

I am having a minor but very irritating problem with pandoc and citations. In accordance with Pandoc's User Guide I insert the citation like this: [@ChandrajitBanerjee12] The applicable Bibtex ...
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Collaborative use of bibtex as an online database (JabRef)?

I am thinking about a collaborative effort, where several people would need to insert data; for different reasons, it would be most convenient that this data is in bibtex format (the references format ...
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BibTeX will not compile

I am trying to compile a bibliography that is externally linked but I get back an error saying I couldn't open file name firstbibtex.aux Here is the referencing code: @article{greenwade93, ...
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Which free, graphical browser for bibtex can you recommend for Windows 7?

Which free, graphical browser for bibtex can you recommend for Windows 7 (Cygwin is fine, too)? I have a fairly big bibtex file, which is my entire Cite U like library, and I want to browse it but ...
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MacVim won't run bibtex (or compile as necessary to clear warnings) with \ll shortcut

But I can run bibtex manually with :! bibtex texfile and then compile with the \ll shortcut twice to get labels and citations correct in the body of the paper. I'm on a MacBook Pro running 10.6.6 and ...
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bemer+natbib+\citet+plainnat=all the citations shows the first author and year of the biblio.bib file

This is mainly the code \documentclass[t,mathserif,red]{beamer} \usepackage[round]{natbib} begin{frame} \citet{bla06} end{frame} begin{frame} \citet{la07} end{frame} begin{frame} \citet{tla08} end{...
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Mendeley - Exporting A Collection Straight to PDF or HTML

I'm in love with Mendeley Desktop for organizing my papers. I'm working on a survey paper and I want to send an updated list of the papers in the survey to my advisors. The best solution would be to ...
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How do i get bibtex entries from Amazon.com

Has anyone written an interface through which i can get a citation of a book/paper from amazon.com Thanks for the suggestions from fellow users. I'm updating the questions to detail in more specifics:...
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How to cite a video game in Bibtex

I am writing an essay on video games and naturally I am referencing a number of them as examples. Since we are in Computer Science, we use the IEEE reference style and there is a section that ...
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Is there any natural way to cite a newspaper article in BibTex/LaTeX?

I'd like to be able to cite a newspaper article in LaTeX, but Bibtex seems to have no date field (it has year and month, but that doesn't seem sufficient). Is there any good way around this?
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Unicode characters in bibtex

I am struggling with unicode chars in bibtex (Debian). I have the following entry in my .bib file: @Book{bjork2009, author = {Tomas Björk}, title = {Arbitrage Theory in Continuous Time}, publishe = {...
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How do I cite software in LaTeX?

I'm currently writing a 15 ECTS (quarter years worth) report as a part of my two-year masters in computer science, and I'm using LaTeX with BibTeX. In my report I use and "talk about" different ...
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