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Change citation style from square brackets to forward slashes

In latex, how can I change citation style from square brackets (e.g. "As authors in [1] show ...") to forward slashes ("As authors in /1/ show ...")? EDIT To answer the comments below... I don't know ...
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How do I cite both author and year in biblatex-mla?

I'm wondering if there's an efficient way to cite both the author and year, similar to what you get with biblatex's \textcite i.e. Author (year), when using biblatex-mla. Right now I'm using a quite ...
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Change the baseline of \cite temporarily?

I'm using the cite package with the superscript argument (i.e. ref1). However, in some points in the document I'd like to temporarily switch the cite style to on-line (i.e. ref [1]). Is this ...
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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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Citations broken after clearing auxiliary files

I am writing a thesis and I had all of the citations working correctly. However, as I was half way through a new chapter some of the new citations that I was adding showed up as missing citations e.g. ...
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Reference in Spanish and English language in BibTeX

I'm typing my thesis and I'm using LaTeX for it. I've found one problem in my references. I'm using two language for my references: Spanish and English, but for the last language , I can't change the ...
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Acronym: show only the long version and only once with the citation and/or footnote

I think I've a use case / misuse hat is not yet covered by the nice acro package: I want to manage default citations and footnotes for some words - so not really acronyms in this case. A short MWE ...
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\protect with \cite inside \caption

I've read several posts and other webpages now on using \protect in front of \cite inside \caption. They all advise using \protect in this situation, and many go as far as to say that you must use it. ...
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How to cite Mathematica in bibtex?

I want to cite mathematica and generate something like following- Wolfram Research, Inc., Mathematica, Version 8.0, Champaign, IL (2010) I tried @misc this way- @MISC{ram2010, author={Wolfram ...
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Author name not showing when using IEEEtran bib style

If I use the IEEEtran bibstyle with the default Bibtex \bibliographystyle{IEEEtran} the bib entry below gets listed in the references section without author name. @Article{simon_comments_1952, ...
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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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Missing letter identification in bibliography for two papers with same author and year. (Natbib+BibTex+makebst)

I've made a custom .bst file, using makebst. When using Natbib, I get for two papers in the same year and author, a letter identifying the two papers as "a" and "b" in the citation. Sadly, no letter ...
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How to display only needed reference in the beamer?

I want to cite in a certain slide in my beamer, but the slide display all references which contains references that doesn't belong to this slide, how to solve this problem? For example, in the ...
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How can I remove the year label of the misc type in biblatex?

I would like to remove the year label, if it is undefined. What I get: EC No 197/38 2012 (n.d.) But it should be: EC No 197/38 2012 In the bibliography I get this, but it is correct for ...
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How do correct citing of figures?

Let's say I have a figure environment like this: \begin{figure}[t] \centering \includegraphics[width=0.7\linewidth] {figure} \caption{My Caption ... } \label{fig:figure} \end{figure} What is the ...
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Using natbib to insert “and” before last citation in a citation list (if possible sorted)

I am using \usepackage[square,semicolon,authoryear,sort]{natbib} I want to generate citations equivalent of \citet{paper1}, \citet{paper2}, and \citet{paper3} \citet{paper4} and \citet{paper5} ...
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Latex: Multiple \cite's with an 'and' before the last reference [duplicate]

I'm using Natbib and BibTeX writing my thesis. If I say: \citet{key1,key2,key3} did something big. I get: Key1 Author (2014); Key2 Author (2011); Key3 Author (1900) did something big. Is there ...
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references in table

I finally managed to set up a long table (to be) in landscape-style my self instead of borrowing codes from a colleague as I attempted yesterday :yay: In my first colomn I would like to list the ...
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LaTeX produces lines containing only a point in the bibliography

If citations have a distinct length, the automatically set point at the end of the citation appears in the next line: I am using natbib with bibiographystyle agsm for my references. Here's my ...
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Make Biblatex show normal cites even if citation is repeated in a table

I use \usepackage[backend=biber, natbib=true, maxbibnames=99, style=authoryear-icomp]{biblatex} for my thesis. When I consecutively cite the same source twice, the second citation is shown as ...
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citation DIN 1505 Teil 2 or DIN ISO 690 using texmaker in ubuntu

I am using texmaker under Ubuntu. I need to use DIN 1505 Teil 2 or DIN ISO 690 for bibliography. Which means in the text and for referencing a citation I want to have [Author name, year]. At the time ...
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Trace problematic citation in BibLaTeX

I already found some entries concerning the same general problem (here, here, and here) but none of them helped me to solve my problem. I am compiling my literature list into a pdf using BibLaTeX ...
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Natbib “Author undefined” error [duplicate]

After compiling, I receive several warnings of the following form: Author undefined for citation`Lin1995' (natbib) on page 25 Here are some examples: The relevant LaTeX code: For ...
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Prevent Linebreak for \cite in \footnote for TufteLatex Class

I'm using the Tufte-Book class (\documentclass{tufte-book}), which is available here and my problem is that if I use the command \cite inside a \footnote{}, i.e. \sidenote{Some text \cite{test} } ...
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What is the proper way to cite a legal document?

I need to cite some decrees in my essay for philosophy of science class. I believe it is a common problem, so there should be a standardized way. Thanx.
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Auto citation in TeXmaker

My problem is similar to TeXmaker citation But as the above thread is closed so I am putting it as new question. In my TeXmaker, the auto-completion works fine except for the citations which are to ...
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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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Footnote complete citation, plus ibid, op, cit., etc (in ConTeXt)

I need my citations to be in a footnote. I tried \footnote{\cite[alternative=data][bib_key]} but this can’t help me with ibid. or Author, op. cit. when required. Searching a little, I found something ...
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Achemso superscript for numbered bib

I am not all that experienced in using the achemso style package. I am trying to prepare an article for Environmental science & research. They want the references as super-scripted numbers in the ...
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How can I use LaTeX's default thebibliography with the AASTeX package?

I am trying to prepare a paper for submission to a journal that is not an AAS publication, but I would still like to use the AASTeX package for the tools it provides and stylistic reasons. The journal ...
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Can't link latex document up to bibliography

I used latex years ago and am trying to use it again but I am having troubles. I was able to get the document formed and working in APA like I wanted using apa6 (although page numbers are alternating ...
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Citing author name or year without natbib or biblatex

My university's thesis class breaks when using natbib/biblatex. It breaks all \chapter*{name} commands so that they make a chapter called * with text name in their body. Using \bibliography{myRefs} ...
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Hiding page numbers for in-line citations

When I create citations, I use the \cite[p.<somenumber>]{myCitation} format as it allows me to track where the information came from if I need to go back and reference it. I find it quite ...
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jurabib package - custom footnote indentation and footnote numbers

So, our 'business management' professor wants me to do some modifications on my latex law paper. I am a computer science engineer and it's my first time writing a law thesis. I cited with 'jurabib' ...
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Change the colour of citations in the Tufte book class

How can I change the colour used for margin citations in the Tufte book class to grey? I'd like for the citations to take a visual back-seat to margin notes and figure/table descriptions.
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How to make exponential reference notations instead of bracketted references in the text

How to change to exponential indication of references in the text using \documentstyle{article}. Thanks
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How to get the lettering in \citeyear?

I have the following document \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage[maxlevel=3]{csquotes} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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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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Remove comma between author and year in citation call-outs when using chicago bibliography style [duplicate]

I'm using the natbib and multibib packages and an already modified version of chicago.bst for style (with the instruction given at Formating bibliography with natbib and changed " and " for local ...
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biblatex's \footfullcite typesets citation twice in beamer

Consider main.bib: @techreport{2012FracfocusChemical, author = {FracFocus,}, howpublished = {\url{http://fracfocus.org/water-protection/drilling-usage}}, institution = {The Ground Water ...
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Can I automatically generate abbreviated citations in Tufte documents after the first occurrence?

In documents using Tufte document classes (tuft-handout or tuft-book) \cite is replaced by a footnote (which appears as a sidenote) corresponding to the full bibliography entry for the cited work. ...
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Adding numbers to references with authoryear citation style

My document is based on the report class. I am using custom bibtex style file generated through makebst for my thesis and the citation style I need is authoryear. The references are to be sorted ...
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Linebreak in biblatex citation

I am using biblatex and really liking the flexibility, though I have to say there are too many options for a single person to understand in a lifetime :-/ So far I do two things with cited ...
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Superfullcite with style=alphabetic

I am using \superfullcite{} explained here. As I understand it (which is not much I'm afraid), it is basically a \footfullcite{} that only appears once as a footnote, even if cited several times. I ...
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footcite not getting displayed

I have used the package \usepackage[style=mla,babel=hyphen,backend=biber]{biblatex} This is my ref.bib file @BOOK{HK, AUTHOR={H. Kopka and P. W. Daly}, TITLE={A Guide to LaTeX}, ...
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Different style/color for some specific references using natbib

I need to differentiate some specific references from the others, for both the text and the reference list at the end of the document. Let's say I want the "regular" ones in blue and the specific ...
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citation call-outs: not always “et al”, sometimes full author list

I am having an odd problem; sometimes the full list of authors is inserted in the text, ie. the citation is not shortened to name et al. (which is what I want). I am confident it is not an error in ...
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Is there a citation style for the “Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation” aka McGill Guide?

I have searched for answers, and it appears that there is a version of the McGill Guide legal citation format around but it hasn't been released generally. Does anyone know if there are plans to ...
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References within references / Citations within citations

In academic writing its occasionally desirable to draw attention to the references within another paper, as well as referencing the paper itself. To do this I would write [Author, Year, and refs. ...
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Citing one book twice should show short-title second time

I use the following bib-file: @misc{kant2007grundlegung, title={Grundlegung zur Metaphysik der Sitten, Kommentar von Christoph Horn, Corinna Mieth und Nico Scarano}, author={Kant, Immanuel}, ...