# Citation order by year [closed]

I'm fairly new to LaTeX so this question may come off as trivial, but how would one go about sorting the elements within a citation by year?

For example, my citation would read in alphabetical order as (Frank, 2007; James, 2005; John, 1998). Where/what would I need to change to have it read (John, 1998; James, 2005; Frank, 2007)?

edit: I'm using natbib and a custom bibliostyle. Is it possible to leave the bibliography portion untouched (as the one that's displaying for me is perfect) and only tinker with the elements within the citation?

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What bibliography package are you using, if any? Are you using `biblatex` or perhaps `natbib`? –  Werner Jun 30 '12 at 2:14
If you're using `biblatex`, you can see `biblatex`: how to sort references by year within the citation. Give some feedback after reviewing the linked question. –  Werner Jun 30 '12 at 2:24

## closed as too localized by Joseph Wright♦Sep 19 '12 at 7:27

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