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Cite in the caption of a graphic but not in \listoffigures?

Sometimes I'd like to cite the reference in the caption of a graphic. But I want to avoid that this citation is displayed in the \listoffigures. How can I achieve that? Fore example with this code: ...
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Cite a reference with the initials of the authors

How do I cite references such that instead of appearing a number in the citation, the initials of the authors appears using natbib? For example, if I have this reference "[JRP] Jordan, M., Rodman, ...
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Citation on a range of bibitems is possible?

Say I want to cite a range of authors like this: [3-11] When I write \cite{bibitem3-bibitem11} then it does not compile in LaTeX, so I write \cite{bibitem3,bibitem4,...,bibitem11}. But this is ...
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Why should I put a ~ before \ref or \cite?

My question is in the title of this post, but extends to other referencing commands like \eqref, \citep, \citet (and the like) as well.
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How to cite OMG specifications?

I have to cite several OMG standards and specifications in a paper, such as MOF, UML, etc. What's the best BibTeX entry format to do so? These are not articles or conference papers. They are not ...
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Nice citation search in emacs for csquotes quotation (like reftex's C-c [)

When using emacs+reftex-mode I may hit "C-c [" and get a nice citation search menu for \cite command. Is there a way to get the same menu for csquotes' integrated quotations (e.g. \displaycquote)?
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Superscript citations without brackets with the `revtex4-1` document class

Is it possible to achieve citations that are superscript and don't have brackets using the revtex4-1 document class? An example of how they should look: Afirmation3,4
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Use BibTeX key as the cite key

I tried to use natbib and other attempts but for vain. I would like to produce a cite key which is identical to the BibTeX entry. For example, if I have a BibTeX entry Bt98, then I want \cite{Bt98} to ...
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Customize citation style

Is it possible to customize citation styles? I'm not talking about the bibliography, but the appearance of the optional argument in \cite[Theorem $4$]{Pitagora}. Usually it is rendered as [Pit03, ...
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Performing String Manipulation on result of \cite{}

I would like to perform some string manipulation (using the xstring package) on the result of a \cite{} (the bib package is given to me, and wouldn't allow what I want to do without a major rewrite). ...
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Bibtex in-text citation using “et al.” How do you insert 's to indicate possession? [duplicate]

I'm citing an in-text reference using natbib and a Harvard-style. The way I've constructed the sentence indicates possession, for example: Smith et al.'s (2009) recent study ... What I get when ...
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Suggestions for Including Confidence Rating in a Citation

As I write, edit, and review my document, I'd like to flag how related a claim and the supporting citation are. For example, if a reference Foo speculates on a topic (and therefore I give it a low ...
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Multilingual citation lists with apacite

I am writing a paper for university and i need to use german and english captions in the bibliography list. If the source is in english then the entry must be also in english, if it's in german it ...
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latex-suite on OSX - citation completion not working [closed]

So I have just installed latex-suite using the default version of vim that ships with OSX 10.6. The problem I'm having is that \cite completion is not working properly. This is what happens: Begin ...
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Biblatex, capitalization of arabic names and name prefixes

As we know, using the useprefix option, when name prefixes like von, della etc. are present in the bibliography, enables us to change name sorting as well as capitalize those prefixes using commands ...
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Get “Wilson and Milton's (2010) work…” using BibTex [duplicate]

I'm using BibTex to write an academic paper, and want to write something along the lines of: Wilson and Milton's (2010) work showed that... How can I do this when using BibTex with natbib. I've ...
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A tool for creating bibtex entries from MARC tags?

My library provides citation information for books in several formats, but not as bibtex entries. One standard format is the so-called MARC manual tags, which are human incomprehensible, but at least ...
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Custom .bst style and reformatting \cite entries

I have created a custom .bst file with makebst. I managed to reformat the thebibliography-environment entries look by editing the .bst file by hand. This wasn't a hard task. But, now I would like to ...
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Can a bibtex entry be given more than one reference name?

I would like to give some of my bibtex entries multiple reference names, without duplicating the entry. Is this possible? My reason is that I have a reference name scheme in my master bibtex file, ...
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biblatex-apa and hyperref: right parenthesis not part of link for \textcite

I use biblatex-apa citation style. I also use hyperref with colour links, rather than ugly coloured boxes. When I use \textcite the author name and year are both part of the link, but the right ...
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\cite that tolerates whitespace?

Is there a package that provides a variant of the \cite command that tolerates arbitrary whitespace? That is, I would like to be able to write something like \cite{foo, bar, baz} or \cite{ ...
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biblatex-apa update appears to print the year of the citation twice

biblatex-apa was updated on the 20th and it appears to be broken. All my references now appear as "Smith (20082008)" This is really weird. Why is this happening? I've gone back to authoryear-comp for ...
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How to place a full citation in the abstract using BibTeX?

This question is similar to this one but not exactly the same. I would like to include a reference in the abstract of a paper. This reference should be the full reference, not a key, and it should ...
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How to cite a URL in LaTeX? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I use BibTeX to cite a web page? What is the standard method for citing a URL in LaTeX and having it in the bibliography?
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Citing a range of papers (using numeric keys)?

Is there a way so that, when I cite a range of papers, the output is a range of numbers, instead of a list of numbers? In other words, when I type ... some dummy text here is due to me \cite{me1, ...
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Natbib: merging author(s) with the same name(s)

I defined the following command in my manuscript: \newcommand{\citesep}[2]{\citeauthor{#1}#2~\cite{#1}} which allows me to print, for instance, "Knuth and Tarjan's algorithm [16]" using ...
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Using abntcite, \citeauthor puts the author's name in caps. How can I fix it?

The documentation uses numeric citations instead, so maybe that's why that doesn't happen there. I can't change my citations to numeric ones though.
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\nocite and pagebackref option

I'm interested in using \nocite and pagebackref together which sounds a bit strange. I'd like to get bibliographic references at the end of a document with mention of the page where they appear (hence ...
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Get the “annote” field of a .bib file

I have BibTeX entries that look like this: @inproceedings{Defraene2010, annote = {This is a very nice paper.I will say more about it later}, author = {Defraene, Bruno and van Waterschoot, Toon and ...
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How do I make LaTeX push long citations to a new line?

When I use the \cite command for my citations, often LaTeX will overflow the margins for my lines, and the text looks pretty bad. How can I make LaTeX push long citations to the next line ...
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\renewcommand{\cite} does not work

I'm using \cite a lot in my document, but now I discovered that I really need \citep instead (from natbib). No problem, I thought, just redefine the \cite command: \renewcommand{\cite}[1]{\citep{#1}} ...
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hyperlink name with biblatex authoryear

I am using biblatex with the authoryear styles. So far I've been able to find everything I need easily in the excellent documentation, but I'm stuck on one thing. With my current settings (below) ...
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How do I cite author in LaTeX?

How do I cite authors in LaTeX? I tried using natbib package ---- doc.tex ---- ... \usepackage{natbib} ... \citeauthor{736184} ... ---- doc.bib ---- @inproceedings{736184, author = {Broder, ...