# Bibliography first citation is indented [closed]

I started using LaTeX to write my assignments and also my thesis. Today I came up with a problem (for me at least it kind of is). When I'm writing

``````\bibliographystyle{plain}
\bibliography{assignment}
``````

to print the references of the assignment (its class is article) what comes up is the following:

Before printing the references what I have is just a section with a paragraph and a pagebreak to print the references in a separate page.

``````\section{Summary}
{bla bla bla}
\pagebreak
``````

Why is the first reference indented and the others not? To be honest the rest of the document starts at the same position as the first reference. So I want all of them to be like the first one. How do I achieve that?

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## closed as too localized by Joseph Wright♦Apr 14 '12 at 21:57

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Welcome to TeX.sx. Is the indentation still occuring, if you remove the `\pagebreak`-command? The problem could be narrowed down, if you could set up a MWE. – dhst Apr 11 '12 at 16:55
I can't reproduce the problem; please, try and present a MWE. – egreg Apr 11 '12 at 17:10
I'm trying to create a MWE as we speak. The think is that if I remove the main body (all the text) from the article and just write something to test the references appear correct so I can't easily reproduce the problem myself. Will provide more information as soon as possible. – gkaran89 Apr 11 '12 at 17:14
I think that my problem appears when I use /cite{...} Are there any escape characters that I should avoid using in the position of the dots? – gkaran89 Apr 11 '12 at 17:30
So the problem was in my bib file. In some BibTeX entries I had an underscore character on the note field (not entirely my fault because I copy pasted the BibTeX entries from springerlink). Once I used a backslash to escape the underscore character everything worked out. Thanks for your help guys! – gkaran89 Apr 11 '12 at 18:40