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How to hide “optional string” from \cite[optional string]{key}

How can I hide the "optional string" from \cite[optional string]{key} without removing it? Is there a global switch which disables printing the "optional string"? \documentclass{article} ...
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natbib same author same year: cite as “a”, “b” etc

In the below file, I wanted the three references to be cited as Inger et al 2006a, Inger et al 2006b and Inger et al 2006c. This answer seems to achieve what I want, but requires fiddling with the ...
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Cite page number in parentheses

When I use \bibliographystyle{plain} and type Hello~\cite[Fig.~6]{wickerson15}., I get something like this: Hello [1, Fig. 6]. I don't like the comma separator here, and would rather have my ...
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using footcite inside an image label

Im currently trying to implement footcites into my document \documentclass[11pt]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[backend=biber, style=numeric, citestyle=reading ...
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How to cite an unpublished preprint with Bibtex?

I am learning Bibtex and am doing well with those references which I can find with google scholar. But I need to cite an unpublished preprint Combinatorial Group Theory In Homotopy Theory I by Fred R ...
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Rearranging \cite arguments

I have the following requirement for my thesis: If I cite multiple citations, I should cite my papers first. The names of all my papers start with “my:”. So I want to define a new command that ...
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bibliographystyle{plainnat} - citations and multicitations problem

I'm having two main problems with my master thesis citations. I’m using JabRef for building my bib file. For example I have the following authors in the bib file: 1. Author = {{Silva, Peter}}, ...
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Garbage symbols do not go away

I am working on a document, which I build, using TeXstudio (default compiler is pdflatex). For the automatic inclusion of bibliography, I am using natbib (have to use it, as there is a dependency on a ...
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How to insert citation in Elsevier template Latex?

I am new to Latex and I am trying to write in an Elsevier template, following the instructions though placed on the template does not give me the desired outcome. I am using a .bib (name of file is ...
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making citations bold latex

Simple problem I am having I apologise for the simplicity but my google skills seem to be lacking and I cannot find an answer speedily.I am using MiKTeX 2.9 and have a successful bibliography without ...
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Auto-complete feature for Texmaker citations

I have Texmaker 4.1.1 and autocomplete feature for citations doesn't work in it. I have my .bib file in the correct directory (the same as my .tex file), use biblatex, have added the command ...
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Bibliography only printing the authors issue

I am having a slight issue whilst trying to do my bibliography for my project. I am seeing the following when I am printing my bibliography: as seen above, the title the year- literally nothing ...
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LaTeX + BibTeX writes “author?” in front of each citation

I used to write my papers on Windows, with all my citations in a .bib file, which is imported like this: % Bibliography \bibliographystyle{plain} \bibliography{MyBibliography} This all compiled ...
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Package natbib Warning Submission in arXiv

While doing a submission a paper in arXiv, I got these two problems "LaTeX Warning: Reference `xxxx' on page xx undefined on input l ine xxx. "Package natbib Warning: Citation "xxxx" on page xx ...
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Multiple citation in sentence fine but citation in one bracket is problem

I couldn't cite multiple author in one sentence now I can do it after editing useage{natbib} and citing with \citep{key1, key2}. I see the result (Key1 name; key2 name) which I wanted. Now I see the ...
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citing an online database

I have to cite a dataset from World Bank. What I write is the following: \usepackage{natbib} \begin{document} ..., Data from \cite{WB2014}. \bibliographystyle{apa} \bibliography{mybib} \end{document} ...
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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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Sorting of multiple citations with biblatex

I would like multiple citations to be sorted with respect to the order that they appear in the references, no matter the order in which I write them. Please see the following MWE. It produces ...
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Is there a way of using something similar to natbib's \citenum in biblatex?

The natbib package provides the command \citenum, which returns just the number of the citation, unlike the typeset reference of \cite. Is a similar command available for biblatex?
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How to tell bibtex to ignore the citations in the abstract when numbering the references?

I use the IEEEtran bibliography style for my article. By default, the first-cited reference cited in the document is numbered as [1], the second one as [2], and so on. This seems to be IEEE's ...
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How to tell BibLaTeX to produce the full citation instead of “ibid.” at a specific location?

Background: I am using BibLaTeX/Biber with style=authoryear-icomp to produce "(ibid.)" whenever there are successive identical citations. However, at certain points, I use \citetext{foo} to enter a ...
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reduce spacing before and after citation

Having used these instructions I saw a problem. When I use the \citep command I take: ( name, date ) Instead of: (name, date) What's my problem? ...
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How to prevent \cite at the end of the sentence start a new line with a dot

When I end a sentence like this: Here is something you should read \cite{name}. Sometimes the end of the sentence coincies with the end of a row. In this case the next line begins with the dot at ...
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Turn parentheses and comma into link when citing with natbib and hyperref

How can I change the comma and the parentheses of a reference into part of that reference? I use hyperref along with natbib to get the Harvard citation style, and hence use \citet{} to cite in text ...
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How to generate multiple, numeric-style citation call-outs?

In my kile documents, I want to add multiple citations. For this I use the command \cite{cristo,taylor,polgar,phillips,speirs,simoes,roberto} The names in this command give numeric references, ...
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Citation call-out, with hyperlink, to manually-input bibitem

I have manually created all entries in the bibliography section. Now, I would like to create authoryear-style citation call-outs and hyperlink the citation call-outs to the entries in the ...
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How to suppress Warning--empty author Message?

I am citing the IEEE-754 standard and it doesn't have an author. However, when I generate my PDF, the tool I am using (texnixcenter) provides a warning that there is no author. I would like to know ...
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Citing a section in a reference

I would like ro cite the section of a bibliography reference in my text file. As an example, lets assume, i have a reference in the bibliography as follows: \bibitem{Ref8} I would like to refer a ...
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How can I compress multiple citatation while using ieeeconf framework?

If you check the output image, you can see that the citations came out [10], [11]; however I want them to look like [10, 11]. Thanks \documentclass[letterpaper, 10 pt, conference]{ieeeconf} ...
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Author-number citation with elsarticle

With the elsarticle class, how can I achieve author-number citations? This is what I need: Smith and Dow [1] wrote Using \citep{SmithDow} wrote only prints [1] wrote and \citet{SmithDow} ...
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How do I instruct \fullcite to use maxbibnames rather than maxcitenames?

For my PhD thesis, I am including a List of appended papers automagically. To generate the references, I used to use \bibentry, but now I switched to biblatex and headed for \fullcite hoping it to be ...
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Changing color of cites with hypersetup not working

I'm trying to change the colors of my cites. I would like to get a light blue color for them. I tried using hypersetup but it seems not to work. Here is my MWE: ...
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Turn cited docs into appendices

I have a set of TeX documents {d}. These documents need to refer to one another. To achieve this, I have a references.bib with one entry for each document in {d}. Inside each element of {d}, there are ...
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How to quote correctly with csquotes?

I am unsure how to quote correctly using csquotes and \textquote and \blockquote. In the documentation I found this general advise: \blockquote[cite][punct]{text}tpunct but am unsure how to really use ...
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Citing acronyms with acro package

using the cite and cite-cmd features of the acro package seems to have at least two problems for me. When an acronym occurs only once, it is spelled out without the abbreviation, which is fine. ...
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Recommended practice for spacing between “and” and “\ref{}”? [on hold]

It is widely known that one should insert a non-breaking space ~ between the name of a reference and the reference itself, e.g., As we can see from figure~\ref{fig:foo}, [...] This avoids the word ...
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Only initials with citations, full names in the bibliography

My goal : I'd like the first names to display only initials when citing (like with the option firstinits=true), but the full first name in the bibliography. I already have customed the style in bbx ...
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Bibtex - citations fail

I placed my bibliography just before the end of the file the end of the file \bibliography{mybib}{} \bibliographystyle{plain} @article{damodaran2010comatose, title = {Comatose Markets: What if ...
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How to make citet author italic

I'm using natbib and IEEEtranN.bst (or IEEEtran.bst) \usepackage[square,sort,comma,numbers]{natbib} \bibliographystyle{IEEEtranN.bst} I want to make the author name and et al. both italic without ...
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Bibliography not printing/broken references links after .bib file update [closed]

I am using TexShop to write a thesis using the document class article. I was using a bib file which was updating all the references correctly without any errors with the \autocite option in the foot ...
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Show first author only with \cite (with exceptions) - maxcitenames ignored for some authors

In a presentation I am currently working on, I would like to have all citations look like [LastNameOfFirstAuthor et al. 1999] where 1999 is the year and the "et al." only shows up for multiple ...
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Citing twice, results in two footnotes

when I cite an author twice, his name is also two times in the footnote. My text: Zum anderen können mit Hilfe dieser Systeme existierende unstrukturierte, qualitative Inhalte in BI-Analysen ...
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What is a good debugging procedure to fix undefined citations?

I have a small example that has undefined citations problems. I want to solve these problems, but I've encountered similar problems before and don't have a good debugging procedure for them (I've ...
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Error from Package inputenc: Keyboard character used is undefined

I'm getting an error I cannot explain in my TeX-File. I thought it's because of the ü in a specific BibTeX-key but It seems like this is not the case. I'm using natbib with unsrtnat and the bib-File ...
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IEEE Xplore no bookmark [closed]

\documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} IEEE Xplore paper asks to remove bookmarks, I have no idea why even after I added: \usepackage[bookmarks=false]{hyperref} ...
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Multiple references using bibitem and ieeetran

I am writing an IEEE scientific paper in which i am using IEEEtran and for references I am using bibitem. In need to get multiple reference like [1-3]instad of [1]-[3]. Many solutions are proposed for ...
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How can I insert “and” into a string of citations?

I would like to output something like see Smith (1999), Jones (2015), and Lovelace (2005). by doing something like this see \textcite{smith99, jones15, [and] lovelace04} but I can not. ...
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How do I properly cite the amount of times an article has been cited on Google Scholar?

I wish to properly cite the amount of times a paper has been cited according to Google Scholar. However, I couldn't find a proper answer to this question. The paper in question is: Blei, David ...
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How to show natbib reference as “first author et al”?

I have a problem with a citation call-out generated with the natbib package I get this [Y. Kuwata, M. T. Wolf, D. Zarzhitsky and T. L. Huntsberger, 2013] I would like [Kuwata et al., 2013] MWE ...
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How do I make \footcite work in a tabular?

How do I make \footcite work in a tabular? \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{threeparttable} % nice tables \usepackage{biblatex} \begin{document} \begin{threeparttable} ...