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Can I automatically generate abbreviated citations in Tufte documents after the first occurrence?

In documents using Tufte document classes (tuft-handout or tuft-book) \cite is replaced by a footnote (which appears as a sidenote) corresponding to the full bibliography entry for the cited work. ...
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biblatex: is it possible to add a text directly after the reference number (without a comma)?

I'd like to add a certain marker after some bibliographic entries, e. g. superscript star *. It should appear directly after the references number and should not be separated by a comma (as normal ...
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How to add an academic title before the author name with \citeauthor?

In French legal citation, one is supposed to refer to "professor X" or "Dean Y" when referring to an author in a sentence. Using biblatex and Biber, this would mean that \citeauthor{key} should ...
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bibtex with multiple aliases for the same reference

Is this something that I can do with bibtex? I have a few different manuscripts with some other collaborators and it would be easier for me if I could make \cite{foo} and \cite{bar} point to the same ...
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biblatex, full citation and short citations

I have this problem. After the last modification, I have the following Biblatex part in my preamble: \usepackage[style=verbose- ...
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Citing the initials of one author and the full names of other authors

In some academic circles, such as theoretical physics, during a presentation it is customary for the talking author to cite himself using only his initials, while leaving the remaining author names ...
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harvard - modify \possessivecite

I am writing reports in norwegian, and I would like to modify the \possessivecite command of the harvard package to automatically add the possessive ' (just an apostrophe) in citations when the ...
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Cite a standard, specification or data sheet from a company/institution but without an author

As an electronic engineer I often cite technical standards, specifications or data sheets. They come usually from a specific company or institution but do not have a specific author. I like to have ...
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Custom prefix in footnotes with biblatex

I have another question about customizing footnote-citations with biblatex. For common citations of facts or observations from some article, I want to add a prefix to my footnotes. It's meant to ...
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Citations: Sort and Compress with superscript (Nature style) using non-superscript dash (xetex+Linux Libertine) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change parameters for \textsuperscript{} in french? solution: How to change parameters for \textsuperscript{} in french? I passed the no-sscript option to ...
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What is the difference in citing/referencing with or without tilde?

I've seen examples referencing a table as follows: Table~\ref{table:overview} shows an overview of all the elements. What is the use of the tilde in front of \ref or \cite and when do you have to ...
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Simple citation footnotes

I'm writing a paper and I would like to add some citations. I would like to put references (like [21]) in the text that, when clicked, point to the relevant link in the bibliography section at the end ...
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Separation by semicolon instead of comma in biblatex' \cites

I am using biblatex+biber for the bibliography of my thesis. I use the numeric-comp citation style. Overall this works perfectly. I generally use \cite to cite references; but occassionally also ...
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biblatex, authoryear-icomp: brackets around the year in footnotes

I use biblatex with the cite-style authoryear for footnotes, which results in Chang et al. 2005, p. 1116. Faculty guidelines require Chang et al. (2005), p. 1116. though. Which files need ...
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Hyphenate a series of consecutively numbered references [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Citing a range of papers (using numeric keys)? I am using the package bibentry and the \cite command to include numerical references to a bibliography. If one cites ...
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Need to change citation format from [1] to (a)

I need to change the format of citations for my bibliography items to look like: "See Reference (a)" instead of "See Reference (1)" I have used code like: \renewcommand\@cite[1]{Reference~(#1)} ...
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Biblatex: Per-entry changes to citation field

This should be a relatively quick question. I'm using Biblatex's authoryear(-icomp, not that that really matters here) citation style, but there are a small number of works where the author-year ...
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Displaying selected bibliographic items in the body of the text

I have to prepare a beamer presentation on the topic of citations and bibliographies. So I should be able to display selected bibliographic items in the slides as examples in most of the slides. I ...
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In-text citation: list all authors for pieces with three (or fewer) authors?

I'm preparing a manuscript for submission to a journal that uses a citation format similar to natbib's authoryear, but that requires full author lists for in-text citations when there are three ...
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Footnote and square brackets in biblatex

I'm a TeX beginner and I've been trying to sift through the biblatex manual in order to get the citation style I want, but with very little luck. What I have now is this: \usepackage[ ...
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How to cite authors in small cap with \citet?

I followed Natbib reference sheet and \citet works as expected. I would like the author's name to appear in small caps, how can I do that? I guess I should do: Define \citenumfont to be a font ...
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How can one cite theorems of references?

I would like to cite the item (iii) of proposition 3 of a reference. How can I do it? Which ways do you suggest? This is a question not only about LaTeX, but also about style. One option I have seen ...
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Need help writing references and referring to them [abbrev] style

I am using Texmaker 3.1 and MiKTeX 2.9. To follow a standard, I have to write down references in a section and I would like to be able to refer these references using a [id] scheme possibly. I ...
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Ignore citations in captions in list of figures when numbering

When using the \cite command in figure captions and the ieeetr bibliography style, then BibTeX numbers the citations as appearing earlier than they do in reality (i.e. the first citation in the ...
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BibTeX natbib with super does not allow using occasional \citet

I am using natbib with superscript numbered citations as follows: \usepackage[super,comma,sort&compress]{natbib} It works great when I have the case This is a reference~\cite{author1999}. My ...
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N first words command for citation style

I need a way to get to display three first words of the title in citations and if some words did not get displayed add dots. I am using Biblatex. \nfirstwords[3]{I Like Apples and Oranges}{\dots} ...
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Automatically placing citations in the correct places

Is there any package which intelligently handles the placement of citation information relative to the citation style guide chosen? Here is a sample paragraph: The report says the stream will ...
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Should you put citations before or after interpunction?

This probably also could go to English.SE, but I'm not sure. When I want to cite a source for a complete sentence, you put the citation before or after the period? And if you cite for a word, or ...
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Why do hyperref and harvard not work together properly?

In my current work, I cannot seem to get the packages harvard and hyperref to work together properly. A small example: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{scrreprt} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} ...
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How to abbreviate journal name in citation

I'm writing my research proposal and my supervisor wants me to abbreviate the journal name (and remove part of the month from the publication date). How can I achieve that? Edit: I am using BibTeX ...
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Initials of first name in footcite

Is it possible to display initials of first name in footcite? I use verbose-trad2 citestyle: \usepackage[citestyle=verbose-trad2,bibstyle=authortitle-icomp,sortcites=true,% ...
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\renewcommand to redefine \cite

I would like to redefine \cite{} so that text like \cite{blah:1991:pldi} gets replaced by \cite{blah:1991:pldi:short} I tried the following: \let\oldcite\cite ...
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BibLaTeX: Making verbose-authoryear fullbibliography at once

Because @Andy found that my question has an inconsequence, I rewrote my question with new style (cbx) file (thanks!). Verbose is a good style in our research field, in so far as books are cited only ...
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How can I drive citation tracking to include \citetitle command using biblatex?

I 'm using verbose-trad1 style. I have this result using \cite{x} command. As you can see, cite tracking works fine, but if I use \citetitle{x} cite tracking does not work. (That's ok and, of ...
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Customized citation keys with biblatex

I have what follows: \documentclass{article} \begin{filecontents*}{mybib.bib} @ARTICLE{refconf, author = {author}, title = {title}, keywords = {conference}} @ARTICLE{refjour, author = ...
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Unsorted citations and floats

In attempting to answer this question Citations in order of appearance it's clear that unsorted citation schemes (ones in which the citations are numbered simply by order of appearance) can be easily ...
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biblatex-mla: Changing cited bibliographic entries in the footnotes

I use this code to get cited refrences to be displayed in the footnotes: \usepackage[style=mla,style=verbose]{biblatex} When a reference material is first cited, it displays the full bibliographic ...
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Problem Footcite Biblatex

I need some help for using the \footcite command together with Biblatex. I’m using the authoryear style. According to the guidelines for my thesis, the footnote must have the following structure: ...
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How to refer a section in another chapter?

To begin its not a LaTeX query but related to writing a report. What is the best way to refer a Section in another Chapter in the report ? I am using something like this, As explained in ...
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Inserting citation to a http link in bibliography

I am a little confused, as to what is best way to cite a reference in the internet? I was trying to find if I could find any additional information about the reference. Here is the reference, I ...
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Biblatex[-chicago, authordate] footnote on first cite. Extra space put in parencite

Following http://www.texdev.net/2010/03/08/biblatex-numbered-citations-as-footnotes/ I made the following minimal example, that put the full citation in a margin note for the first time, when using ...
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Changing color for apalike2 + natbib

I am ussing apalike2 with natbib and I would like to apply normal, black color instead of light-green in my referrences, for example command: \citep{someone} produces green text: (Smith, 2011) ...
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customized \footcite command

Based on an answer on new line for doi eprint url in the bibliography with biblatex, a question arose on the possible use of the \footcite command with the provided new style. This \footcite command ...
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Using \citeauthor in custom bibliography style

I am using the following bibliography style for my journal article: https://github.com/bopaper/bopaper/blob/master/bmc_article.bst I want to be able to use \citeauthor. If I use is just like that it ...
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biblatex-dw: Conditional formatting – multiple vs. single citations

Problem I'd like to change the behaviour of the firstfull option that the biblatex-dw style provides. I don't want to have a full citation of every work appearing the first time in the document but ...
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Automatically reorder in-text citations based on numbering in bibliography [closed]

I'm using BibTeX to manage my bibliography, and have about 250 references. I cannot keep track of the order they were cited in, which leads to some funny formatting. To explain, consider this ...
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Overflow boxes caused by references [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Line breaking (or hyphenation?) of references in apalike I have downloaded styles for my BibTeX, which is called "apalike". The problem is that when I use \cite then ...
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biblatex: separator for citing multiple sources, some of them with page, some not

I'm using biblatex for my references. Normally, if I use \cite{source1, source2, source3}, I get a citation like [3, 45, 98] If I now want to give a page number for one of them, it looks confusing ...
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Citing with exact chapter/pages/etc directly in text [scientific publication] [closed]

I am writing a scientific publication and am wondering if it is correct to cite an exact chapter, page from a book/publication directly in the text, like so: Brown describes this in \cite[Chapter ...
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biblatex: Tighter integration of \textcite “in the flow of text”

This question led to a new feature in a package: biblatex Many biblatex citation styles feature the \textcite command which is "intended for use in the flow of text, replacing the subject of a ...