BIBTEX(1)                         Web2C 2019                         BIBTEX(1)

       bibtex - make a bibliography for (La)TeX

       bibtex [-min-crossrefs=number] [-terse] auxname[.aux]

       This  manual page is not meant to be exhaustive.  The complete documen-
       tation for this version of TeX can be found in the info file or  manual
       Web2C: A TeX implementation.

       BibTeX  reads the top-level auxiliary (.aux) file auxname that was out-
       put during the running of latex(1) or tex(1) and creates a bibliography
       (.bbl)  file  that will be incorporated into the document on subsequent
       runs of LaTeX or TeX.

       BibTeX looks up, in bibliographic database (.bib)  files  specified  by
       the  \bibliography  command,  the  entries  specified  by the \cite and
       \nocite commands in the LaTeX or TeX source file.  It formats  the  in-
       formation  from those entries according to instructions in a bibliogra-
       phy style (.bst) file (specified by the \bibliographystyle command, and
       it outputs the results to the .bbl file.

       The LaTeX manual explains what a LaTeX source file must contain to work
       with BibTeX.  Appendix B of the manual describes the format of the .bib
       files.  The  `BibTeXing'  document  describes extensions and details of
       this format, and it gives other useful hints for using BibTeX.

       The -min-crossrefs option defines the minimum number  of  crossref  re-
       quired  for automatic inclusion of the crossref base entry in the cita-
       tion list; the default is two.  To avoid these automatic inclusions al-
       together,  give this option a sufficiently large number, and be sure to
       remove any previous .aux and .bbl files.  Otherwise the option may  ap-
       pear  to  have no effect, since BibTeX will have added the citation for
       the base entry to the .aux file, and nothing will remove it.

       With the -terse option, BibTeX operates silently.  Without it, a banner
       and progress reports are printed on stdout.

       BibTeX  searches  the  directories in the path defined by the BSTINPUTS
       environment variable for .bst files. If BSTINPUTS is not set,  it  uses
       the  system default.  For .bib files, it uses the BIBINPUTS environment
       variable if that is set, otherwise the default.  See tex(1) for the de-
       tails of the searching.

       If  the environment variable TEXMFOUTPUT is set, BibTeX attempts to put
       its output files in it, if they cannot be put in the current directory.
       Again, see tex(1).  No special searching is done for the .aux file.

       *.bst  Bibliography style files.

              ``BibTeXing'' - LaTeXable documentation for general BibTeX users

              ``Designing  BibTeX Styles'' - LaTeXable documentation for style

              database file for those two documents

              database file giving examples of all standard entry types

              template file and documentation for the standard styles

       All those files should be available somewhere on your system.

       The host has a vast collection of  .bib  files  available
       for  anonymous ftp, including references for all the standard TeX books
       and a complete bibliography for TUGboat.

       latex(1), tex(1).
       Leslie Lamport, LaTeX - A Document Preparation System,  Addison-Wesley,
       1985, ISBN 0-201-15790-X.

       Oren Patashnik, Stanford University.  This man page describes the web2c
       version of BibTeX.  Other ports of BibTeX, such as Donald Knuth's  ver-
       sion using the Sun Pascal compiler, do not have the same path searching
       implementation, or the command-line options.

bibtex 0.99d                   23 February 2018                      BIBTEX(1)
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