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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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}, ...
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Hyperlink does not work in footfullcite

I have been having issues with making this work: \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> { \usetheme{Madrid} } \usepackage{biblatex} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{frame} ...
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Varying citation format style

Summary: I'm trying to figure out how to switch between [author-last-name et al. year] and author-last-name [year] formatting using the ACM-Reference-Format-Journals format. Details: I'm using the ...
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“I found no \citation commands while reading myFile.aux”

I'm trying to compile myFile.tex, a program which draws on bibtex and biber \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[style=authoryear,backend=biber]{biblatex} ...
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Cite a bibliography entry without making authors appear

I need to cite a bibliography entry on the text. I've got the following code: % packages included before begin document \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage{bibentry} \nobibliography* % citation inside ...
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Entries not cited in the text not printed in the References page

How do I include a reference that has not been mentioned in the text? With the settings below, only the sources cited by \cite{stuff} are printed in the references page. \nocite and \nocite{*} ...
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Cite two papers with same author and same year shows (Author, yeara,1) instead of (Author yeara,b)

I am new here. Is there a way I can change the format of the citation of 2 papers (same author and year) from (Author yeara,1) to Author yeara,b)? I am using apacite and everything works well. The ...
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How to remove the double space between “et” and “al.” when I use \cite{}?

I'm writing my master thesis using a pre-made template from my university and I'm having some problems with the citations. Whenever I use \cite{} in my latex file, I get too much space between "et" ...
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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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Adding a name attribute (call sign, nickname) to author field in bibtex entry?

Say I want to cite this webpage http://www.sparkbangbuzz.com/els/iposc-el.htm as a misc entry; in the radio amateur world it is common to add one's call sign to one's name; so in this case, the author ...
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How do I occasionally use standard style citation instead of shorthand

I am using biblatex 1.9 with biber 2.9. I use the author-year citation style. Some of my entries have shorthands. On certain occasions, I would like to use the standard citation style for these ...
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How to resolve “Citation '1' on the page 1 undefined”

I spent past couple of hours to get citation working on my latex. I am using TexMaker and I tried to compile the document in latex->bibtex -> latex -> latex -> PdfLatex order. However, I only see ? on ...
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Have journal names appear in short form in text and long in the bibliography with biblatex

I have a bibliography file which contains definitions in the journal name field, for example \pra, and I define this in my file as \def \pra {Phys. Rev. A}, which is what I want for my bibliography. ...
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Numbered *and* lettered citations in LaTeX

For a while now, wikipedia has a really nice citation system, where multiple instances where the same reference is used are indicated as, say 1 in the text, but are back-linked from the bibliography ...
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Make LaTeX not spell out authors when two similar references exist [duplicate]

I am citing a lot of articles from the same research groups, but with tiny changes to the author lists. To differentiate between these references, biblatex chooses to spell out the authors in my ...
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How to cite an online short document with texmaker

I needed to cite an online short PDF document which only shows some information at the bottom of each page: In which format can this be cited with Latex? Could it be considered as some lecture ...
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ASA format prints citation in a very strange way

I just learned how to use Bibtex on my computer (a Mac using Texshop). Everything worked fine with plainnat format, but I'm submitting to a journal of the American Statistical Association, so I have ...
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Custom defining cite command to include three authors and more than that et al

I am wondering if I can build a custom cite command that I would only use for one paper I cite where I would like to have the third author shown as well but only for that paper. I am using a ...
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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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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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biblatex: how to get rid of abbreviate global option for a local \fullcite citation?

In the following MWE, I'd like the \fullcite citation (but not the bibliography) to be displayed as if abbreviate=false would be passed to biblatex. Is it possible to get rid of the abbreviate global ...
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Adding a piece of international law to BibTeX

How do I add: UN General Assembly, Universal Declaration of Human Rights, art. 12, 10 December 1948, 217 A (III), available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6b3712c.html [accessed 17 February ...
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Bibliography causes errors when compiling

When using the achemso LaTeX package, the citations always appear as question marks - it's a problem that happens on Ubuntu and Mac machines, but works fine with Windows machines. Our research group ...
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Using bibentry to cite in-text reference with apacite

Problem: Managed to find a solution to cite full references in-text but when I adopt it in my thesis I get two kind of errors. Minimal Working Example: \documentclass[11pt]{article} ...
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Cite references in figure caption

Problem: Getting error messages when trying to cite a reference in the figure caption. Not sure what I am doing wrong. Can't seem to find that this has been up previously either. Minimal Working ...
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How to automatically interpret full name of a journal to an abbreviation one, if string has blank space between words in the journal entry?

I tried this, http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/111725/44227, it works only for string has no blank space between words in the journal entry, for example MWE: Case 1: without blank space in ...
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My bibliography doesn't have a key/id [closed]

I'm very new so please bear with me. I have just exported my bibliography from Endnote into a .bib file. I have put it in the same folder as my Tex file. Entries look like this: @article{ author ...
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Multiple citations with individual page numbers using apacite

Problem: Trying to cite two authors with each individual page numbers using the package apacite. (1) I tried the following: \cite[~p. 15-22]{atkin14} \cite[~p. 282]{rub14} (1) Outputs: (Atkinson ...
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Cross-references and citation call-outs in color

I want to know what are the packages that do the following. When I cross-reference an Assumption or Theorem or cite a bibliographic entry ... I want that it will be colored in blue. I will put images ...
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creating a newenvironment with cite

This is my first question here. I would like to create a new environment, call it "citar", which makes those things : basic "quote" features, + : open and close french quotes, get the text in ...
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How to quote a list?

I want to quote a list in the following way: We haven't produced an original list. But another group made this list: [1] "1. bla "2. bla bla "3. bla bla bla" Is there a simple way ...
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how to cite this book with bibtex? [closed]

This might be an easy question to some of you but for me I find it hard because I am not familiar with the names mentioned. Which is a city and which is a publisher. Mack, Chris A. Fundamental ...
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Why the issue number is missing in reference?

My source is: @article{Astrm2014, doi = {10.1016/j.automatica.2013.10.012}, url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.automatica.2013.10.012}, year = {2014}, month = {jan}, publisher = {Elsevier {BV}}, ...
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Remove “see n. 1” from footnotes biblatex

Biblatex is formatting my footnotes like so: I would like to remove the "see n. 1" or "see n. 30". I'm using the historian package, MWE: documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=3cm]{geometry} ...
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How to refer to section numbers in a citation call-out?

In the example bellow, the citation call-out to entry 58 includes also the section 12.3.2. Is there a package or a built-in way to create call-outs in this format? I'm using bibtex to manage the ...
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How to cite 2 authors (Name & Name Date) inline in text with Harvard?

(firstly, is it possible to attach files? otherwise I'm just going to have to copy/paste my entire .bst and it's not coming out as a codeblock) Here's the example from my university of what it's ...
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Biblatex: how to shorten 3+ authors to et al. in short citations, but in full citations and bibliography all names should appear

I need a pretty specific human-science citation style, that's why things got a bit difficult. I would like to use the et al. (andothers) in my short citations only. So when I cite something the first ...
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Footcite only with surname [duplicate]

My I aim is to configure the \footcite command so that it prints only the surname of an author and it seems to work for most Authors but in some cases it doesn't. I would really appreciate if someone ...
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How do I use put e.g. before multiple cites in bibtex?

In bibtex for latex, I use \cite{foo2012,bar2013,abc2014} and it outputs: (Foo, 2012; Bar 2013; ABC 2014) When i use \cite[e.g.]{foo2012,bar2013,abc2014}, it outputs: (Foo, 2012; Bar 2013; ...
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Autocompletion of citation in TeXShop without BibDesk?

The documentation for autocompletion of citations within TeXShop appears to be fragmented around the web. The default suggestion is to use a service from BibDesk, but this requires BibDesk to be ...
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Can I have a reference with spacing using bibtex? Like \cite{Author Year}

Can I have a bibtex entry with space in its key reference? Like below: @article{Author 2000, title={Boring book}, author={Boring Guy}, journal={Boring Subject}, year={2000}, ...