\bibentry with \bibliographystyle{IEEEtran}

by Joao Alberto   Last Updated September 11, 2019 17:23 PM - source

I'm trying to use \bibentry{} with \bibliographystyle{IEEEtran} but without success until now. A MWE follows.

\usepackage{bibentry} % place bibliographic entries anywhere in the text of a document

\usepackage{filecontents} % enables read data from an external file


        CTLdash_repeated_names = {no},
        CTLuse_alt_spacing = {no}}

    title = {Google},
    url = {https://www.google.com/},
    note = {accessed on: 2019-09-11}

    title = {Title article},
    language = {en},
    booktitle = {Conference},
    publisher = {IEEE},
    author = {surname, forename},
    month = dec,
    year = {2018},
    pages = {1--4},


\bstctlcite{BSTcontrol} % activate the IEEEtran controls.

First reference: \cite{google}

Bibliography entry:

    \item \bibentry{ref2}



In https://nw360.blogspot.com/2012/05/latex-bibentry-package-and-ieee.html, the author explains how the bibentry package can work with the IEEE bibliography style. However the explained procedure did not work for me.

Before this, I verified that MWE works with the \bibliographystyle{plain}. I also thought that there was some issue with the url fields, but I am not sure about this.

In the MWE, I get Undefined control sequence errors, but at my original work, I also get Paragraph ended before \[email protected]@bibitem was complete error.

If I comment the \nobibliography* line, the document compiles, but the \bibentry{} command outputs nothing. Actually, I tried several things, but this was the best I could obtain. Does anyone know what is the real problem and how to put this to work?

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