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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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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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Natbib sorting and citation order by appearance

I've started writing my thesis using LaTeX (as recommended by the school) and as a complete novice at it, I've been stuck trying to figure out how to change the citation by order of appearance. I'm ...
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Different citation styles for different entry types in the footnotes (biblatex-dw)

Problem I am using biblatex together with the authortitle-dw style. As it is desired in most cases, citations show up in the footnotes in the form "name, shorttitle, pages (if indicated)". However, ...
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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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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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Replace 'and' with ampersand in bibliography and parenthetical citations using BibLaTeX

By default, author-year style in BibLaTeX uses the word 'and' before the last author. I would like to retain this for in-text citations, but would like to replace 'and' with an ampersand (&) in ...
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Switching between numeric and authoryear in Natbib

I need to switch between numeric and authoryear style in Natbib, in the same document. Particularly, I want it to be numeric the first time a citation is used and authoryear any subsequent times. Does ...
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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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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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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 and citation reset between chapters

I have a feeling that there is an obvious answer to this question that I'm somehow managing to miss. However, I've tried most of the commands in the biblatex documentation and I still can't figure it ...
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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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citet and citep behaves like cite

I am new with LaTeX so please bare with me. If its matter editor that I am using is TeXMaker, the TeXLive is installed. Why \citep and \citet did not display citation as a "Goossens et al. (1993)" or ...
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Citations in captions as separate argument

Whenever I include a table of a figure in my research papers, I cite the source of the information in the caption itself. However, I don't want this citation to appear in the List of figures/tables. ...
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biblatex & TeX4HT: citations in footnotes = missing \begin{document}

the following code, which I'm trying to run through TeX4HT and biber in order to create an .odt file, results in a »missing \begin{document}« error, pointing to the aux file. Something about the ...
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Linking quotation environment with citation styles

I was just wondering if it is possible to combine citation commands (preferably of biblatex) with quotation environments. The reason is this: In German language papers you often have two choices ...
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csquotes and nested citations

It looks like the csquotes package does not allow nested citations such as \foreignblockcquote{foreign language}[pre-note] [post-note with citation \textcite{key2}] {key1}[punctuation]{quoted ...
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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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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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Can we remove the ( ) bracket from Theorem 1.2.1 ( [7])

Can we remove the ( ) bracket from the environment like Theorem 1.2.1 ( [7]).
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Cite pop-up in Texstudio doesn't show up anymore

I'm using TeXstudio 2.5.2 together with Jabref 2.9.2 and BibLaTeX. Everything in my document works fine except that when I enter \cite no pop-up with all the bibliography entries shows up. The weird ...
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Getting \cite{} autocompletion to work in gvim with latex-suite on windows 7

I am using gvim (latest version) with latex-suite (latest version) on Windows 7 32 bits. This is a fresh install from my previous Ubuntu setup. Everything runs fine except for cite autocompletion, and ...
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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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Replace the “AND” between authors' names in citations and references with its equivalent in another language, e.g., Spanish

I have been using the achicago package and the babel package for spanish language. When I employ the two, references with multiple authors are shown in the citations like (Mukange and Manamela) but it ...
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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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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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Citations with no date, e.g. (Aristotle n.d.)

I need to cite a work from antiquity that has no known date, using natbib and author-year citations. The best suggestion I've found is to write the citation using "n.d." (no date) for the year of ...
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BibLaTeX: how to sort references by year within the citation

I am using biblatex with the following command: \usepackage[citestyle=numeric-comp,sorting=none]{biblatex}, and then add muptiple citations with, e.g. \cite{Lamont1985, Sorin1983}. I need the ...
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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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biblatex: Enhancing \autocite in case of would-be nested footnotes

This question led to a new feature in a package: biblatex biblatex provides high-level citation commands like \autocite that allow "global switching from inline citations to citations given in ...
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Automatically indexing references by author and year

I'm writing a literature review, and would like to add indices for both authors and publication year (i.e., two separate indices). Now, I could manually enter the appropriate \index{} commands, but it ...
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Biblatex: define custom style or modify existing?

The style I need citations in seems so far removed from the provided Biblatex styles that I'm unsure whether it's best to extensively modify an existing style or write a custom one; and not too sure ...
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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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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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Unexpected citation behavior: biblatex with biber and authoryear

The citation style authoryear-comp is designed to output citations of the form '(Doe, 1992)'. (See p. 62 of the biblatex documentation.) This has worked as expected for me, even when using Biber as ...
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Need to change citation format from [1] to (a)

I need to change the format of citations for my bibliography items to look like: "See Reference (a)" instead of "See Reference (1)" I have used code like: \renewcommand\@cite[1]{Reference~(#1)} ...
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natbib: Error when citing paper with similar authors and same year

I get a strange error when I try cite two certain papers in the same document, when I use the natbib package (with numbers option enabled). If I trim the author list or change the year of either ...
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Automatically arrange references in increasing number

I have \cite{b,c,a,d} which generates [2, 3, 1, 4]. Is it possible to automatically make them in increasing order without manually changing \cite{b,c,a,d} to \cite{a,b,c,d}. Any help and ...
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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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Can I get \citeauthor and \citeyear with bibtex?

I am using currently using bibtex and the \cite{...} command for all citations. Using the cell bibliography style, citations will appear as e.g. [Jovanović and Janičić, 2005]. However, I would like ...
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Clash between bibentry and hyperref with bibstyle elsart-harv

I'm using the bibentry package for inserting my bibitems into a CV without printing the bibliography. This works just fine until I load hyperref. Then I get the error message Lonely \item--perhaps a ...
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cite in caption of listings

I am trying to cite a paper in the caption of listings. I have the following code: \begin{lstlisting}[caption=Example of something (Adapted from \cite{abc})] example \end{lstlisting} But this is ...
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APA6: \citeauthor adds only the first author when citing a source for the first time

When citing a group of 3 to 5 authors for the first time in a paper using the document class apa6, the command \citeauthor adds only the first author followed by "et al.". The APA manuscript ...
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Custom prefix in footnotes with biblatex

I have another question about customizing footnote-citations with biblatex. For common citations of facts or observations from some article, I want to add a prefix to my footnotes. It's meant to ...
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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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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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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 punctuation issue when book titles end in quotation marks

The Chicago Manual of Style specifies American punctuation: periods and commas should precede closing quotation marks (§ 6.9). It also specifies that titles within book titles should be enclosed in ...
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extract cited entries from bibliography with biber [closed]

According to the manual and many posts I should be able to do: biber --output_format=bibtex test.bcf And I'll get a new .bib file called test_biber.bib containing all cited entries in test.tex, ...