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biblatex: only use ibid in certain situations

biblatex has the option of using "ibid" in citations with the authoryear-ibid option. With this option activated, my pdf output contains both: (I) (ibid.); and (II) John (ibid). I would like to ...
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“direct” quotations and “entire paragraph” quotations

I need two types of citations which I have not figured out how to define: (see highlighted in grey) 1) As Owens stated (2008, p.97), ‘the value of...’ 2) Simone de Beauvoir (1972, p.365) ...
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Citing a Web Page with no author

For my thesis, I need to cite a lot of web-sources with no specific author. I'd like them to appear in the bibliography in the following format <title> <year>, accessed <date ...
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Citations with no date, e.g. (Aristotle n.d.)

I need to cite a work from antiquity that has no known date, using natbib and author-year citations. The best suggestion I've found is to write the citation using "n.d." (no date) for the year of ...
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Question mark instead of citation number

I've browsed the forums and found a number of posts that have addressed this issue, but none of the solutions seem to work for me. I have the following script that I just copied from the bibtex home ...
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Add a field to BibLaTeX output when \ifciteseen is true

I use biblatex with verbose and cite via \footcite{...} throughout the document. Problem is: if citing the same source twice, the verbose style outputs author surname and booktitle - but i need it to ...
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Citation within caption => avoid italics (biblatex)

In my document, the captions are set in italics. I use a customized biblatex author/year citation style. If I \cite within a caption, the citation is set in italics as well. How can I avoid that?
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Bibtex for non-literary work

do you have experience with bibtex and non-literary work? I'd like to cite things like movies, fine-art pieces and so on. How would you proceed? thanks.
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Cite multiple authors with page references [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Multiple citations with pages using BibLaTeX How can I best include citations with multiple authors and page references? That is, I would like the output to look similar ...
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How to cite a paper I didn't read?

The problem I have is that a paper that is cited by other papers I've read is not to be found. I've read only its abstract. I understand that what I want should look like Featherstone et al 1900 ...
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Bibtex failing to cite one entry? [closed]

I've been reading a very interesting PhD thesis, and I would thus like to reference it in my work. Unfortunately this bibtex segment didn't work with \cite{}, instead giving [?]: ...
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biblatex & TeX4HT: citations in footnotes = missing \begin{document}

the following code, which I'm trying to run through TeX4HT and biber in order to create an .odt file, results in a »missing \begin{document}« error, pointing to the aux file. Something about the ...
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multiple citation of references

When I use \cite{ref1, ref2}, I have a character "?" which appears for ref2 instead of the number of the reference. Do you know how can I cite multiple references using \cite{ref1, ref2} ?
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How to Change Citation Style in LyX? [closed]

I tried Natbib Author-year in Document Settings, but I get (author?) [2, 3] How do I get [FSS81], instead of [1]?
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References in IEEEtran?

I've downloaded the official IEEE LaTeX template but am having some trouble adding references in bibtex format. For instance if I wanted to cite and reference this article, given as: ...
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How can I use authortype to set articles automatically?

The BibLaTeX documentation mentions a field authortype: authortype field (key) The type of author. This field will affect the string (if any) used to introduce the author. Not used by the ...
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Different order for citations and the bibliography?

Is it possible to utilize two separate styles (one for citation and one for the bibliography)? I'm trying to format citations (authoryear, not numeric) in the style of unsrt and the bibliography in ...
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\autocite help with multiple entries in a single footnote

I am using BibTex and trying to get more than one citation in each footnoted citation. For example, this is what I want: D. C. Greetham, ``Introduction,’’ Scholarly Editing: a Guide to ...
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Replace the “AND” between authors' names in citations and references with its equivalent in another language, e.g., Spanish

I have been using the achicago package and the babel package for spanish language. When I employ the two, references with multiple authors are shown in the citations like (Mukange and Manamela) but it ...
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Natbib sorting and citation order by appearance

I've started writing my thesis using LaTeX (as recommended by the school) and as a complete novice at it, I've been stuck trying to figure out how to change the citation by order of appearance. I'm ...
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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 ...
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biblatex: strictly identical footnote citations following each other

I'm using the verbose-trad2 citation style of biblatex and trying to change some things around. In my style, Idem is more restricted than just identical author name, so I set idemtracker=false. I also ...
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Biblatex: footcite of inbook items uses book title instead of chapter name

I'm using biblatex's verbose-trad2 as a basis for defining a citation style. Toying with biblatex is still mainly black magic for me, I've no idea if my code is optimally written, and I've no idea ...
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Conflict with Natbib [closed]

I am currently writing my thesis and I've ran into a problem while increasing the complexity of the packages I needed to use. I was originally using the \cite{} macro to do all the references but I ...
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LaTeX Bibliography / Citation Style Basic Question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Use BiBTeX key as the cite key Let's say I have a .bib file where I'm citing a paper, say: @ARTICLE{Bob04, author={B.B. Bobs}, title={Bob's Theory}, ...
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book title abbreviation in references

I'm writing my PhD in philosophy with LaTeX (using TeXshop and Bibdesk on a Mac) and I have a question: I use the work of one philosopher frequently, so I introduce a list of abbreviations in the ...
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Biblatex: define custom style or modify existing?

The style I need citations in seems so far removed from the provided Biblatex styles that I'm unsure whether it's best to extensively modify an existing style or write a custom one; and not too sure ...
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\cite with large number of citekeys

I have a .sty file for my latex document where I create bibliography category (see[1] below). I have these lines in my document and it worked: \addtocategory{papers}{sushil} But in this way I ...
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Problems with biblatex authoryear style [closed]

I am writing my Bachelor Thesis and am facing some problems with the biblatex package. I have the following line in my text: \citet{Lerner.2002} look at this issue [...] I want this to show like ...
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Biblatex / Biber full citation for first occurrence only

I'm in the process of switching from BibTeX to BibLaTeX/biber. I've searched around but can't seem to find/figure out how to style the citations a particular way and I'd appreciate some help. I'm ...
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cite in caption of listings

I am trying to cite a paper in the caption of listings. I have the following code: \begin{lstlisting}[caption=Example of something (Adapted from \cite{abc})] example \end{lstlisting} But this is ...
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biblatex - quote in chronological order but bibliography list must be alphabetical order

I want to use more than one type of specification in my bibliography. I want to quote in chronological order but have the bibliography list in alphabetical order. If I am quoting 2-3 references in ...
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Redefine cite commands after first citation in biber [closed]

I am using biber as a backend for biblatex with the alphabetic style. I want to work the textcite and citeauthor commands to work as follows: If I use one of the above commands the first time for a ...
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APA6: \citeauthor adds only the first author when citing a source for the first time

When citing a group of 3 to 5 authors for the first time in a paper using the document class apa6, the command \citeauthor adds only the first author followed by "et al.". The APA manuscript ...
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\cite ouputs a (?) at the pdf [closed]

I'm extremely new to LaTeX, and I'm using the PhD template found at http://openwetware.org/wiki/LaTeX_template_for_PhD_thesis My problem is that after I included my .bib archive into the specified ...
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Extraneous space inserted before citealp command

I am defining a citation (using the citealp) command and using it like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[super]{natbib} \setcitestyle{square,citesep={; }} ...
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Citing RFCs with biblatex

I want to cite RFCs in the format [RFCxxxx] instead of using the author's initials and the year it was published. Currently I am using the alphabetic style that comes with biblatex. So far, I tried ...
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Latex Warning:Citation undefined [closed]

I was trapped by this citation for a long time. All my citations in bib suddendly didn't work and tex make told me there are not found in my bib. My main tex file is as following: ...
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author-year and footnote citations in biblatex

I use natbib and switching to biblatex in order to produce documents that can be converted with relative ease between author-date citations with a reference list and the "everything in footnotes" ...
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Natbib citations do not show the full author name

I am using the ucthesis class with natbib package. None of the \cite, \citet and \citep commands, show the full author name. They just show the very last part of the author's name in the bib file ...
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autocite=footnote

Sir, I saw you answer a question in which you wrote that autocite was good because you could rewrite it as autocite=footnote. Could you give an example of how you would do that?
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chicago.sty and hyperref: hyperlink formatting

chicago.sty offers a number of citation commands which may output a link to the bibliography if hyperref is used. As long as no page number is given, hyperlink formatting is as expected (cf. last ...
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Biblatex: tricks with repeated citations in footnotes

I'm trying to adapt the citation formatting provided by the verbose-trad2 style for biblatex to conform to very particular specifications I've been given. I think verbose-trad2 is the closest to all ...
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Biblatex: Automatic *Vgl.* & automatic quote indenting (depending on quote length)

Is it possible to create a command that: Whenever it exceeds a certain number of lines in the output (preferably 3), it will be typeset indented. The citation will automatically be typeset without ...
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Macro for formatting names (initials or full name)

I want to write full names of authors in the LaTeX source, but assign different roles to them, and then via macro decide whether to print the full first name or just initials: In the work of ...
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Creating custom citation style

I want to built a citation definition identical to this form: [Author, [x], Year], where x is the citation number. Is it possible to do such thing? I am using openbib. Also is there a way that i can ...
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Linking quotation environment with citation styles

I was just wondering if it is possible to combine citation commands (preferably of biblatex) with quotation environments. The reason is this: In German language papers you often have two choices ...
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bibtex issue : Warning--I didn't find a database entry for “birks”

I'm having an issue using bibtex with pdflatex. Here is the file biblio.bib I'm using (with this exact format) : @Book{physiqueNucleaire, author = "Claude le Sech and Christian Ngô", title = ...
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~\cite adds space between citation and text

I am trying to add citations to a technical report using ~\cite, so that the result would be text[1]. But instead I get text [1] with a space between the citation and the text. I am using ...
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Putting \citep and \citep* together

I'm using BibTeX and natbib and trying to make a single \citep block where two entries are expanded (i.e. I would cite them individually with \citep*) and one entry is not. That is, the desired ...