{citing} is about specific or customized citation commands. For general questions about bibliographies and citations, use {bibliographies}, or preferably the tag for the bibliography packages and/or backend programs you use, e.g., {bibtex}, {natbib}, or {biblatex}.

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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 ...
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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 ...