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  • Tip of the Week: Overleaf v2 Reference Search

    Posted by Ryan on May 18, 2018

    This is the third in a series of tips highlighting features available in Overleaf v2. If you'd like to try v2 for yourself, the beta is now open to the public at

    Overleaf v2 lets you search your bibliography to quickly and easily insert the correct citation. As well as simple auto-complete of your bibliography keys, you can choose to search your bibliography entries by author name, title, publisher or year. This will save you time from wading through your .bib files looking for the right keys, or trying to remember them.

    Reference search

    To access the search, press Ctrl-Space in the citation-key autocomplete menu.

    For more information about Overleaf v2, view our help article at

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