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Export acronyms to HTML with org-ref

Org-ref works quite nicely with acronyms in latex export and offer some niceties such as showing expansion on mouse hover and jump to the acronym on click. But it does not seem to export to html at ...
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Include some content in org-mode only when exporting to HTML

I'm currently exporting a document to latex and HTML and there is some content that I have to create separately for each target. For the latex target, I add the latex code as #+begin_export latex // ...
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Use org-ref to add citations in theorem titles

I am experimenting with writing a manuscript in org-mode and wondering if this is something org-ref can do In org-mode I have #+ATTR_LATEX: :options [Homeslice's Theorem] #+BEGIN_theorem latex blah ...
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Can :var NAME=ASSIGN in org mode work if ASSIGN includes a colon?

I use org-ref in org-mode to handle cross references, and I use labels like tab:one, fig:two, etc., to identify label types and format them accordingly (using cleveref in LaTeX export). I then have ...
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How to open PDF file with Org-ref?

I have been trying to use the org-ref package with emacs and I copied the setup presented in the package where I placed the .bib files in a directory called ~/papers/ along with any pdfs of the papers ...
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Doom Emacs not inserting citep references into LaTeX document

I'm new to using LaTeX for writing papers and I'm trying to get a workflow going using LaTeX in Doom Emacs on Arch Linux (all the required texlive packages having first been installed via pacman). ...
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Org ref: (wrong-type-argument stringp nil)

I have just installed Emacs 27.9 on a new Mac running Monterey 12.0.1 (using https://emacsformacosx.com) I then installed org-ref by putting the following lines in my .emacs: (add-to-list 'load-path &...
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"!!! No entry found !!!" by org-ref

I have a simple org-mode file: This citation inserted using org-ref-insert-cite-with-completion: cite:solarwinds2020 bibliographystyle:unsrt bibliography:example.bib And a bibliography in the same ...
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Export Org-mode document with Biblatex-style citations and Org-ref

With org-ref and biblatex, I only get the Helm menu for further actions (with C-c C-o) on autocite citations... textcite and cite don't respond to the C-c C-o prompt. How come? Also, to be able to ...
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Undefined reference when exporting to latex from Org Mode with org-ref

I installed org-ref (via Melpa) to work with my bibliography entries in Org Mode. The installation seemed to be successful. I was able to add a citation with the command C-c ]. When I export to LaTeX ...
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can't follow cite links with org-ref and can't open PDFs with helm-bibtex

I'm working with org-ref, helm-bibtex (and org-roam and an org-roam-bibtex if that's relevant). I've somehow broken my config and would really appreciate any help gathering the pieces... I can see my ...
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Disabling the special meaning of either `+` and/or `|`

I came across a case where strike-through and table interfere with the proper operation of org-links (which, in my case are org-ref citations). Here is a minimal example: +-+ |cite:VemulaMO2016c-Path-...
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Debugging a function called when hovering with the mouse over an org link

I am trying to debug a function called when hovering with the mouse over an org link. For example, I instrumented bibtex-completion-apa-get-value with edebug-defun. However, when I hover over an org-...
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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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Using org-ref to download pdfs or djvu using sci-hub and libgen as fallbacks

As a continuation of my previous post, I've developed a solution that allows to download pdfs or djvu files from sci-hub or libgen as fallback options to the functions provided by org-ref. I am a ...
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Org-ref: how to get the BibTex entries in Helm sorted alphabetically? // what is "org-ref-helm-cite"?

Sorry if my question is not clear enough, I'm really a beginner. In 2017 someone was trying to sort alphabetically (or by date I guess also) references when using org-ref and helm-bibtex - see the ...
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Capture template for org-roam-bibtex to keep notes in single file

As the title says, I want to setup org-roam-bibtex so that I can capture notes for different papers/articles in a single file. (I've asked iterations of this on the org-roam discourse page and on the ...
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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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how to only include bibliography once

How can I export these 2 files individually, but only include the bibliography once in the resulting b.pdf? As shown, I get two copies of the References section in the b.pdf file. I'm not sure if this ...
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pdf export undefined citation, missing bibliography

When I export with org-latex-export-to-pdf, the pdf does not contain the nicely-formatted list of references as expected, and the citation is just [?] instead of an actual link. It's just the single ...
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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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Org-Ref: How to custom bibtex-completion-fallback-options

How do we customize bibtex-completion-fallback-options in init.el? The following code gave rise to the error below: (add-to-list 'bibtex-completion-fallback-options `("NTU Library 台大圖書館 ...
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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 "Unbalanced parentheses", 20306, 18248 error

I am new to org-mode and I am learning to use it to replace markdown for academic writing. M-x org-ref gave me this error: org-ref "Unbalanced parentheses", 20306, 18248 error What should I do ...
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Defining a derived mode breaks a feature that worked in the parent mode

In org-ref there is a feature whereby when the cursor is on a citation link, the information about the citation appears in the echo area. The feature is implemented using idle timers. I have defined ...
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Automated conversion to real accented characters

I use org-mode to maintain a to-read list of articles. An entry in the list is produced by a function that I wrote in ELisp. The function uses bibtex-completion-get-value for the title and bibtex-...
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Is it possible to use `org-ref` in LaTeX mode?

I love using org-ref in my org files, and then export them to PDF (or even LaTeX). However, I have a lot of LaTeX manuscript which I don't want to translate into org, and I could use an org-ref-like ...
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