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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 ...
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How to enable Author - Year in text using PhDbiblio-* style? [closed]

I am using \bibliographystyle{Latex/Classes/PhDbiblio-url2} available at http://openwetware.org/wiki/LaTeX_template_for_PhD_thesis. It requires the natbib package and I installed it as ...
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biblatex: Handling secondary (“quoted in”) citations

This question and the answer became part of a package: biblatex-musuos How can I qoute secondary quotes which I’ve taken form another book. Example Jon Doe writes a book an cites Fred Bloggs ...
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How to create two separate indices: Subject index and Index of Authors

I am working on my thesis and I have to include in the text the Subject Index and Index of Authors. I'm using BibTeX (package natbib) and package makeidx for marking the terms for Subject index (I'm ...
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How do I change the delimiter for \citeauthor with multiple references and add “and” between the last two?

\citeauthor{iso9241-5,ansi2007,osha3092} produces International Organization for Standardization; Human Factors and Ergonomics Society; Occupational Safety and Health Administration Is ...
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biblatex footnote references [closed]

Another migrating to biblatex type question. In my thesis I have used something called the footbib package. What this lets me do is create citations in the text, in some regular way, only the ...
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Once citation in combination with bibtex

I use Bibtex for my bibliography, but I am concerned about the file growing to large to be maintainable. In particular, a considerable amount of my citations occur only once in a project, and I do not ...
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natbib does not properly show author-year

I imported natbib properly: \usepackage{natbib} Now, when citing in the parenthetical style: \citep[p. 12]{MyKey} , where I am sure that my key exists and the author and year are set, in the pdf ...
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How can I add bibliography references which are not cited? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using BibTeX to make a list of references without having citations in the body of the document? I have a simple question about adding references in a document. Is it ...
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font size of \footcite of biblatex in beamer

I have unsuccessfully tried to control the font size of \footcite with \renewcommand{\bibfont}{\tiny}? Is there any other way?
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\footcite in Beamer

I'm using biblatex and its \footcite command within beamer and when I want to reference two references together like \footcite{ref1,ref2}, I get a single number with two contiguous references as ...
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How to get vim-latex's \cite completion to work?

I'm having issues with \cite completion. In the screenshot below, you can see what I get when I do \cite{ } F9. It is not doing what documentation says it would do, such as: Show a list that I can ...
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Biblatex: cite command to create numeric citation without parentheses?

I have a large table which gives a literature overview and contains only citations in its cells. I'm using biblatex with a numeric format, so sources are normally cited as [33], [35-37, 49] [123, ...
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Showing the bibliography in popup on mouseover [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Showing the bibliographic entry in a popup when you hover over the citation key Recently, I read a paper published in the Compositio Mathematica journal and found a very ...
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Modifing bibliography and citation display

I put all my references in a file PaperBib.bib, and call \bibliography{PaperBib} in the end. I have several questions: For the references part, is it possible to make my own style? For instance, I ...
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Can I cite something while specifying exactly what text will appear at that place?

First up, I'm using natbib. I'm trying implement a citation style (Thankfully only a few citations, so I'm happy to work things by hand) that is essentially of the following form: At the point of ...
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Double spaces caused by biblatex \volcite

I encountered some double (i.e. too wide) spaces in front of my BibLaTeX references today, and it turns out these only crop up with \volcite when using a postnote. Consider the following example: ...
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Citations overflowing

I'm having an odd problem with the citations. Whenever I call the, after rendering, I get odd formats like: [Subramanian et al(2006)Subramanian, Ramamoorthy, Stone, and Kuipers] It's supposed to ...
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What is citation_key in BibTeX notation?

What is citation_key in BibTeX notation: @ARTICLE{citation_key, required_fields [, optional_fields] } We have many articles written by our academic staff on our website.We want to put ...
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Citing author's full name in biblatex

How can I cite an authors full name (= first name + last name) in biblatex? @book{Gladwell2005, author = {Gladwell, Malcolm}, address = {New York, NY}, publisher = {Back Bay Books}, ...
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\citenum with square brackets

I am using the superscript citation style and sometimes in the text I need to print the citation number is square brackets like [6]. I read I could use \citenum but [\citenum{myref}] leaves some big ...
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\subsection{\citeauthor{some-bib-ref}} => “Token not allowed in PDF string”

I've got a section in my document in which every \subsection{} is about some paper and should be headed by a (textual) reference to that paper in the bibliography. However, with hyperref included, ...
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Note inside \cite brackets, at beginning instead of end

I'd like to put a note inside \cite brackets, at the beginning, like this: [e.g. 19,20] with the space being non-breaking. The optional argument makes puts something at the end: ...
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How can I automatically abbreviate page ranges in citations (biblatex)

I am using biblatex for my citations, and I was wondering if there was a way to automatically abbreviate the page ranges in citations. (The reason I ask is because I have them all in long-style, and I ...
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Use # in bibtex

The title of the book i want to cite has a # in it - how can i escape it correctly in bibtex?
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State where within the book a reference was cited

I am using a plain sort in my thesis. However, ordering the authors by last name does not help the reader find where the author/reference was cited within the book. Using the unsrt option would not ...
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Capitalising prefix of second name in citation with biblatex

The \Cite command in biblatex capitalises the first prefix in a list of names: \cite: de Jonge and de Bruin \Cite: De Jonge and de Bruin Unfortunately in Dutch publications all prefices need to be ...
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Bold citation number

Is there a straightforward way to produce bold citation numbers with the \cite command (I'm using amsplain bibliography style)? Essentially I want something like this: [1] rather than [1].
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How to hyperlink only the year part when using natbib and hyperref

I am using the natbib and hyperref packages: \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage[pagebackref=true, plainpages=false, bookmarks, bookmarksnumbered, colorlinks, linktocpage=true, linkcolor=blue, ...
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Extended draft mode which includes source information for manual print-out to source synchronisation

I'm looking for a kind of extended draft mode which places the source code position of paragraphs, sectioning commands and figures etc. as marginpars or similar in the PDF, so that they appear on a ...
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Author name of \textcite as possessive

When using biblatex I often use \textcite. Sometimes I want to write things like "Smith's (2000) formulation of x is" instead of "Smith (2000) formulates x as". How do I achieve this? Or more ...
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Customizing citation style

A quick follow-up to question to Customize citation style, basically. Right now I am defining a custom command like this \newcommand{\mycite}[1]{\cite{#1}} How should I modify it to produce an ...
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biblatex: Switching languages for *citations* according to the bibentry's “hyphenation” field

Quoting from section 3.1.2.1 of the biblatex manual: [The babel] option controls which language environment is used if the babel package is loaded and a bibliography entry includes a ...
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Difference between \footcite and \cite in BibLaTeX

Since recently, I am having some trouble with the short/ibidem and full citations in BibLaTeX. When I use a \cite command inside a footnote, it behaves differently than \footcite: it seems each keeps ...
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\StrLeft has no effect on \citetitle

\footfullcite uses too much space so I decided to define a own command. I called it \footshortcite. It only display a pre- and a post-Option and the Author with Year. However, I don't like that most ...
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biblatex : which style for a footnote once then nothing?

Ok sorry for this not so clear title. I'm having trouble to express & find what seems so simple :s I'm biblatex and I would like to know which citation style/bibliographical style and/or option I ...
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Clickable, bottom page reference ?! Possible ?

I'm new here but I see the place looks hyperactive. I guess I'll ask a lot in the next months. So new to LaTeX and starting my PhD thesis redaction. I got this template for a PhD thesis at ...
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How to highlight paragraph (linebreak preserving) as well as itemize, tabular etc.?

I want to highlight changes which are introduced by myself in the pdf document. So far the soul package is very neat but it does throw errors when I want to highlight not only paragraphs but also some ...
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Is it possible to make automatic multiple citations with csquotes and biblatex?

I'm using csquotes package with biblatex. There is a number of citations that require multiple references, which can be introduced with the \autocites command --- e.g. second hand citations (“cited ...
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Hyphenated last name while using the apacite package

I am using the apacite package for citing references and do not know how to suppress the output of a hyphenated last name with the initial of a first name. For example, I enter the following entry ...
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“Allowing line break at ',' in inline math mode” breaks citations

In answering another question allowing line break at ',' in inline math mode, Stefan Kottwitz suggested two excellent ways to allow line breaks in inline math mode after ,. One way was to use the ...
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Unwanted line-breaking of hyphenated word in bibliography

In .bib file: @article{Kurahashi_Yokota2004, author = "Kurahashi, M. and Yokota, A.", title = "Agarivorans albus gen. nov., sp. nov., a $\gamma$-proteobacterium isolated from marine animals", journal ...
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Expanding only one author list when citing multiple papers with Natbib

I have a question about citing multiple authors, but only printing the full author list for one of the papers. I have a situation where I want to cite two papers in the same set of parenthesis, but I ...
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Apacite: suppress initials intext?

I am writing a doctoral thesis and I am using APAcite to set the references in APA (American Psychological Association) format. Mostly this has worked perfectly fine, but I would like to suppress the ...