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org capture to bibtex file

I want to org-capture (or something like it) to a non org file, in particular a bibtex file. In more detail If point is in an org-file in a link of the shape [myurl][mydescription] And I call org-...
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How/Where do I put tags/keywords so that citar will find them?

I started using citar to manage my references. Set up bibtex-library, folder for pdf's as well as notes. Everything seems to work fine. In the documentation of citar is says that the UI will show tags/...
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additional PDFs in helm-bibtex

I daily use helm-bibtex to manage my citations / bibliography and add in the file field the path to the PDF of the related article. I've read it was possible to add supplementary files (additional ...
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Ebib: edit completions

I am trying to change ebib--field-edit-functions in Ebib to add address to its fields with completions. The manual says that you need to customize the user option ebib--field-edit-functions, but I can'...
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Bibtex entry name from doi and character corruption

I am using the following setting to get bibtex entries from doi. There are two issues in my setting. One is the entry name. For example, I can get the following entry from doi. The entry name becomes ...
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helm-bibtex actions: copy to separate file and delete entry + associated pdf

I am having difficulty creating specific helm-bibtex actions, and I think that more examples of existent actions in the docs would help. Namely, I would like to develop actions that: copy/move ...
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Ebib: note field

When I edit the note field, Ebib offers me to save the text in a file (linking to which I don't understand). I want to make the note a plain text that can be filled in as a regular field and saved in ...
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Open pdf of citation in auctex

One can currently open a pdf of a citation in a latex document via the following steps: open a latex document in emacs with installed packages auctex, reftex, ivy-bibtex, and pdf-tools move cursor ...
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How can I apply `bibtex-fill-entry` to the whole buffer?

When I run bibtex-fill-entry it formats the current entry block where the cursor is at. Note that bibtex-fill-entry (C-c C-q) Fill current BibTeX entry. So I have to traverse all the entries to align ...
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Export formatted reference from biblatex file to paste in email or web page

I have my academic bibliography in a biblatex file. I usually write academic stuff in org-mode or latex syntax, and for those, I use either org-cite (with citar) or ebib. But occasionally I also need ...
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How do I add a new bibtex entry while working in Emacs?

I am attempting to create bibtex entries of any sort (especially WWW links) while writing a paper on Emacs without having to get out of the buffer. I would need to know how to create on the fly these ...
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bibtex-field-strings-alist usage

I'd like bibtex-clean-entry to change a few strings within titles for me - for example I'd like it to replace "CO2" with "CO$_2$". Setting up variable bibtex-field-strings-alist ...
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bibtex-field-braces-alist syntax

I'm struggling with using bibtex-field-braces-alist to format titles in Bibtex entries. I've set this as (setq bibtex-field-braces-alist '((("title") . ("N2O" "European&...
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How to produce sensible bibtex config file?

I have the following bib file: @article{blei2017_review, title = {Some {Inference}: {A} {Review} for {ECM}}, volume = 112, shorttitle = {Some {Inference}}, ...
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Org-ref not exporting citations properly to ODT format

I recently started using Org-ref to manage my references in Emacs. I have three devices that all share the same Emacs configuration. While org-ref exports successfully to Libreoffice/ODT on two of my ...
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Add bibliographic entry by DOI without using bib-files

This question is not about org-bibtext, org-ref or something like that which are all based on underlying existing bib-files. I have a simple text-file (e.g. *.org) open in a buffer. I wan't to insert ...
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org-babel pass bibtex sample to python code block

Is it possible to pass a sample bibtex document into a python source code block to be evaluated? :PROPERTIES: :ID: d7154890-6d45-44c0-9b0c-9c0f6533c11e :header-args: :session bibtex :END: #+...
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Looking to name pdf files with a string different to bibkey

I recently started to incorporate Emacs as part of my workflow. Specifically, I am looking forward to a system that allows me to maintain and manage my bibliography. For this purpose I am now using ...
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How to use a delayed evaluation function where a string is expected?

I have a variable that expects a string, and I want to set it to a function that will return a string whenever the variable is used. Right now, I have (setq bibtex-autokey-prefix-string (format-time-...
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Generate .bib local bbliography with all the bibtex entries cited in an org document

I have a large refs.bib file where I collect all my bibliography. I'd like to export only the relevant bibtex entries cited in a org document. So then I can email the document.bib and document.tex ...
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Each time I save a file, Spacemacs will try and parse my bibliography bibtex file. How can I stop that?

I use Spacemacs and it is great. But for some reason, each time I save a file--usually an org file, Spacemacs will try and parse my default bibtex file. And that file is relatively large, so it adds a ...
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Org ref not exporting authordate when using natbib

I am trying to export an org file with rounded brackets: In order to be proficient in mathematics students must be able to perform fundamental skills with fluency (Williamson 2017:18). But when ...
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Cannot capture notes into separate org file when entering reference into Bibtex with ivy

I am using emacs 27.1-4.1 with Spacemacs v.o.200.13 Ivy and vims. I am relatively new to emacs and am expanding into bibtex with ivy-bibtex. in my .spacemacs file is: (autoload 'ivy-bibtex "ivy-...
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org-ref Error: org-ref-list-index: No catch for tag: --cl-block-nil--, 0 #813

On a fresh install of Emacs I am unable to get org-ref to produce citations in my pdfs. I simply get question marks and in Org PDF Latex Output I get a lot of LaTeX Warning: Citation XXX on page XX ...
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What does =slug= means in the context of =org-roam=?

I'm trying of configuring org-roam-bibtex (not there yet), but I keep finding this ${slug} function, which I don't understand. See for example This post. What is it? What is its utility?
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Run latexmk inside z shell instead of shell

Problem I am using latexkm to compile .tex documents, and recently I got this error while compiling: Running `latexmk' on `AF2021_serie5' with ``latexmk -bibtex-cond -pdf -synctex=1 AF2021_serie5'' Rc ...
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How to generate cited references with biber and xelatex

I would like to generate cited references and bibliography using biber and xelatex through org mode, but have not figured out how to do so. I have to use xelatex because I am working with Chinese ...
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How to configure org-roam-bibtex properly?

I'm using org-roam with doom-emacs and I want to know how to properly configure org-roam-bibtex? I copied the org-roam-bibtex config from https://github.com/jethrokuan/dots/blob/master/.doom.d/config....
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bibtex customize sort-field in bibtex-entry-format

I am trying to customize the behavior of M-x bibtex-entry-format function to reformat a bibtex entry in a bib file. I want that the various fields in an entry are sorted to a given ordering. In my ...
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bibtex-reformat and bibtex-sort hangs emacs

I am running emacs 25.3 and have been having issues with my bib files. Whenever I edit the bib file and reformat/sort the entries it takes a long time to carry out the reformatting (15-20 seconds) ...
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Error message when reading org file containing bibtex block

I have an org file containing bibtex source blocks. Some time after I open it, I get the message Error running timer `bibtex-parse-buffers-stealthily': (wrong-type-argument number-or-marker-p ...
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Org-ref with biblatex - is it feasible or should bibtex be preferred?

I am contemplating setting up org-ref to use within org mode for drafting scientific texts. However, as I go through various blogs etc. on the subject, it seems that org-ref is tailored for the ...
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Use custom BibLaTeX fields with Org-ref

I am managing my bibliography with John Kitchin's org-ref package. I want to create an @film entry type with a few custom fields. So in my init.el file, I have: ;; Create fields for Film type (add-to-...
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Org-ref associate entry with local file

I am a mendeley user trying to sync org-ref with my local biliography (bibtex format). I'm having some trouble to run the function org-ref-open-pdf-at-point. Running this function while the cursor ...
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BibTeX Line Breaks in fields

I'd like to have linebreaks within fields of a BibTeX entry that are preserved even after I format the entry with C-q. Currently, what happens in my BibTeX buffer is this. I produce an entry with a ...
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What does it mean in ebib when a field of an entry is preceeded with an asterisk '*'?

When viewing entries in a database in ebib, some fields of some entries are marked with an asterisk (*). In my case, these are usually year or month field. I don't see a rhyme or reason to the types ...
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Reorder fields using bibtex-mode

I would like to clean up BibTeX entries so that fields always appear in the same order. For example, I would like the order of fields to always be: author, year, title, journal. So, pressing C-c C-q ...
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Changing the order of the entries of the bibtex-autokey generator-*

I am trying to migrate from Zotero to org-ref, and got stuck when trying to use the doi-utils-add-bibtex-entry-from-doi command. After reading the Automatic Reference Key Generation section and ...
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initialization of bibtex package

When i ran the following code in just started emacs (with-temp-buffer (insert "@article{aaaa, author = {AAA}, title = {BBBB} }") (bibtex-mode) (bibtex-autokey-get-field "title")...
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Change location of latex options (\bibliography{}) in exported .tex file

I just spend hours trying to figure out why bibtex citations don't work. Turns out it's because \bibliography{testbib} needs to come after begin{document}. This is my test.org: #+LATEX_HEADER: \...
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How to insert and populate field in multiple bibtex entries automatically

I was wondering if anyone knows what's the function in bibtex that allows you to check if a field exist in an entry? What I am trying to achieve is use the bibtex-clean-entry but as it is, it throws ...
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What is the difference or functionality between the available tex packages enumrated below

sorry to disturb you. I am trying to migrate all the workflow of writing tex files and managing citations into emacs but I'm completely lost by the overwhelmed plethora of packages and I'm not sure ...
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How to add 'timestamp' and 'owner' to 'bibtex-clean-entry'?

I am a recent and happy user of BibTeX mode (bibtex.el), but there is one thing I can't get to work as I wish. When I create a template, I can enforce insertion of timestamp and owner with: (defun ...
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Org-mode export to text: exporting citation to plain text

I am trying to generate text files from org files(originally intended for latex>PDF outputs), for submissions that require plain text. org-file: #+TITLE: Foo #+latex_class: article-no-defaults #+...
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Copy formatted citation from helm-bibtex menu

I'm hoping to add a function "Copy formatted citation" to the helm-bibtex menu. i.e. When I open helm-bibtex, press tab on an entry and have the option there to copy a full formatted reference. ...
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Enabling fuzzy matching in helm-bibtex

Is it possible to enable fuzzy matching in helm-bibtex? The following example illustrates why it would be very useful to enable it. Imagine that typing "sm" returns these two matches. Smith 2015 ...
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get more fields with bibtex-completion-candidates

In Helm-bibtex the function bibtex-completion-candidatesretrieves selected fields (authors, editors, title, year, type, and key of the entry) from the .bib file. Is there a way to make it retrieve ...
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How to convert a BibTeX entry into formatted string?

I'd like to be able to export BibTeX entries as (flexibly formatted) strings. For example, a BibTeX entry like this one: @Article{Chomsky:59, author = {Noam Chomsky}, title = {On Certain ...
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How to specify a color theme specifically for Latex editing (the buffers with .tex files)?

I am using Emacs and there are various 'themes', eg. link to examples, but they do not appear to be dedicated to Latex. Some have modes for Latex, but I am wondering if there are theme files that can ...
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Cannot cite anything [closed]

I've seen this question: Loading bibtex file in org-mode file as well as this one: https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/114864/how-to-get-bibtex-to-work-with-org-mode-latex-export I've tried ...
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