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I have two multi-author references that have the same senior author, but differ in the junior authors; BibTeX renders this citation in the text as 'Bloggs et al. (1999,1999)'. It should of course display 'Bloggs et al. (1999a,b)'.

How can I force it to append letter suffixes to the date when I have multiple 'Bloggs et. al.' references published in the same year?

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closed as not a real question by Stefan Kottwitz Nov 20 '12 at 17:03

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Without a MWE, this question is going to be 'too localized' as we can't hope to solve it without some idea of your input. –  Joseph Wright Nov 19 '12 at 8:36
    
I will close the question now. Feel free to edit the question to make it clearer, we could reopen it then. –  Stefan Kottwitz Nov 20 '12 at 17:03

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