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After the first run, KBibTeX will propose to make it the default editor for bibliography formats. We recommend you to do so.
Then you will see a window that looks similar to this:
To start a new bibliography document press the button on the right panel, the button on the toolbar or choose the → (Ctrl+N) menu item.
Now it is time to add some entries.
Users of KBibTeX have two choices when adding a new entry: they can use the Online Search panel to find entry data online or they can write the code by hand.
Let's try to add a book entry manually.
Choose → → from the KBibTeX menu. KBibTeX should open Edit Element window.
Choose from the Type: drop down list.
Lamport86into the Id: field.
The “Id” is used for referencing the bibliography entry in your main document.
Go to the Title tab and enter
LaTeX: A Document Preparation Systeminto the Title: text box.
Go to the Author/Editor tab, click on button and enter
Go to the Publication tab then enter
1986into the Year: text box and
Addison-Wesleyinto the Publisher: text box.
Choose → (Ctrl+S) menu item and save your bibliography file as
example.bibin your to-be-written paper folder.
 If for some reasons you will decide to reconsider please remove the strings with
kbibtex substring from
mimeapps.list file in
.local/share/applications folder of your home folder.