{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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How to add the citation keys to the bibliography?

How can I add the citation key to the bibliography? Let's take this entry as an example: @book{Fowler1999, address = {Boston, MA, USA}, author = {Fowler, Martin}, description = ...
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LyX / LaTeX Numeric Referencing question

I am writing a paper using numeric referencing. Say I have a list of references like so: ... as presented in [3], [4], [5] How do I instruct LyX or LaTeX to typeset it as: ... as presented in [3] ...
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'Undefined control sequence \byear'

I'm trying to build this bibliography according to the specifications of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. As such, I've been using the thebibliography environment. My code looks like this: ...
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Configuring footnote position and spacing

(A) How do I shift the footnote vertically down 1 mm or so? (B) I want to introduce some additional space in between one foot note and the next one, and between the first footnote and the line that ...
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Two authors in a reference: converting “and” to comma

As I said in the title I have a problem with bibliography and citations: I use the unsrt BibTeX style. I know that in order to separate different authors in the authors field in a .bib file I have to ...
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Reference style in between author-year and numbers and its LaTeX implementation [closed]

I am at a technical university where there are no templates and rules for writing a dissertation, especially not regarding the bibliography style. My supervisor prefers the author-year style, as it is ...
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Text is english, citation style is in another language

My LaTeX document is English but when I cite multiple authors Teyseyre und Campo occurs instead of Teyseyre and Campo I set \selectlanguage{english} and for every single entry I added ...
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Using a bib key containing an ampersand (e.g 2000A&AS..143..391S) in table?

I am currently stuck with this issue. The following is a typical .bibtex entry of a paper that I need to reference: @ARTICLE{1996A&A...307L..41V, author = {{Vink}, J. and {Kaastra}, J.~S. and ...
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How to cite a chapter in a book (update)?

This is a follow-up question to How to cite chapter in book? I like the accepted solution there which basically states that one should use: •Boolos, G., 1971/1998. 'The iterative conception of set'. ...
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Formatting citations

I need that all citations done will be in teal and in boldface. I can do something like \textbf{\textcolor{teal}{\cite{something}}}, but what is a better way? EDIT: For simplicity, just consider ...
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.bbl file confusing order

I am using TexShop on the Mac with BibDesk as my citation manager. Here's the short version of my question, if you can answer this then no need to read on: how do I amend my .bst to sort by author, ...
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biblatex-apa: for citations in text of the same author but different publications: shortauthor every time in [ ]

I am using biblatex-apawith the apa6.cls. In the text I cite several versions of the DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders) by the American Psychiatric Association (APA): ...
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How to cite with biblatex in spanish with english quotes?

I'm making an essay in Spanish, so I use \usepackage[spanish]{babel} and \usepackage[style=mla]{biblatex} with biber for bibliography. Everything does what it should, but when citing, style required ...
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biblatex: Full Citations in Footnotes on Every Page

How can I create this sort of bibliography using biblatex, ie, bibliography at the footer of every page?
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How to differentiate between translated and reprinted work with APA style

This question is an upgrade to this (already answered) question. I am using biblatex-apa with biber as backend. According to the APA style a "translated" work should be treated differently from a ...
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Is there a Natbib style that creates a bibliography like 'abbrvnat', but sorted like 'unsrtnat'?

In my latex file I am using natbib for the citations with abbrvnat style. Is there a way to show citation numbers in order like in unsrtnat while keeping the abbreviated form?
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biblatex-apa and \fullcite* --> year of ambiguous citation

I writing my PhD thesis with LaTeX using biblatex-apa as bib style. Besides the bibliography, a section will present a list of my publications during PhD. I do this using the \fullcite commands in a ...
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Cite citation with BibTeX

I want to cite a refrence in a primary source that is already a citation from a secondary source. As far as I know, I have to refer to both the citing author and the original author of the quote. The ...
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Bibtex (apacite) problem - unwanted space between volume and number

I am writing my thesis with LaTeX. I'm citing the used references with apacite. All in all it worked all perfectly. However I'm facing one problem: In the bibliography I always have space between the ...
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How can you make Pdflatex to ignore empty \cite{ }

I have many empty \cite{} -commands in my craft like: \cite{ } \cite{ , , } \cite{,} This makes the compiler crazy. How can you make the compiler skips this checking?
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How to avoid p. after pp. in biblatex?

Can anyone tell me how to avoid mentioning both the pp. and the p. in footnote citing of an article? I kinda find it ugly and redundant. Here is what I mean: 18J.R.R. Tolkien. “On Fairy-Stories”. ...
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How do I remove citation number from footcite

How can I display footnote citations with only the citation text without any footnote number (and also remove it in the text). For example, I would like to get the following footnote (MWE follows): ...
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How to cite bibliography in foot notes using TeXmaker? [closed]

I would like to cite bibliography in foot notes using TeXmaker and display ibid if I have already cite the work. All the solutions I've found use BibLaTeX but actually I don't see the possibility to ...
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How to put a 's after citing author [duplicate]

So at the moment I have something like: \documentclass[twoside, a4paper, 11pt]{article} \title{} \author{} \usepackage{ragged2e} \usepackage{booktabs,tabularx} \usepackage{amsfonts} ...
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What is the reason for the following error with natbib?

I keep getting the following error when using natbib for all of the cite commands I have in the document: ! Extra \endgroup. \@cite ...#3\fi \NAT@@close \else #1\fi \endgroup l.183 models: some ...
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Biblatex: How to add comment to autocite?

I am trying to add some text to a citation that is put as a footer. The citation references to an earlier citation but has a different page. So far it works like this: While Adams himself does not ...
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New command like \textcite but with only one author

I am using biblatex and a custom numeric-comp style for my references. I really like it the way it works but now I just want to have a new command which does the same as \textcite but truncates the ...
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Extra characters in reftex citation yasnippet

I am having an issue with a YASnippet for inserting a RefTeX citation. As many others have, I'm trying to use this snippet from GitHub with the following syntax \cite{${1:label$(unless ...
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IEEEtran bibliography style won't compress in-text citation

I cannot get IEEEtran in-text citations to format properly. I am getting citation compressions looking like [1-5] instead of [1]-[5] as it is in IEEE journals. I have bibliographies after each chapter ...
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How to cite an article from a webmagazine, which is between an article and a webpage

I found an article in the web magazine from Sony "CX-news" as PDF and as website. It is not exactly an article (it has no clear author, but the name of the magazine and the volume number) and its not ...
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Set number of author only for parencite biblatex

I'm using biblatex for my bibliography with the author-year style. I'd like to have only one author when using \parencite, e.g. (Anderson et al. 2009). But I want to show all the names in the ...
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Styling references using natbib

This should be a really simple question, but I really wasn't able to find it in this forum. The editor of a publication that I'm writing for (Cambridge Journals) asks me to use harvard-style ...
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Short referencing for a presentation

I am preparing a presentation such that there are some references on the slides and I am placing them as foot notes. In order to manage my references I am using the biblatex package with the following ...
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How to add a quotation before a chapter [duplicate]

I would like to add a small quotations as we can find in books before a chapter. Is there a simple command to do this ? I use Xelatex and biblatex, with author-year style
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Unable to include a thesis reference

I want to include a thesis reference, but not able to do it. The MWE is here: \documentclass[onecolumn,12pt]{IEEEtran} \begin{document} hi \cite{mythesis} \end{document} In the .bbl file, the ...
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citing inside underline/strike out :tex

I am working on an article, where I need to strike out or underline some of the sentences with citations. I try to do this as \uline{sentence1 \citep{reference1}, sentence continued ...
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What is the proper bibliography format to use with natbib? [duplicate]

I have recently asked this question and comments there helped, but I still can't get the result that I am looking for. I reduced my problem to a simple case: Here is my test_bib.bib: ...
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Show sometimes only first author

assume there is a paper written by Foo and Bar. When there is a citation, I want to show sometimes(!) only the first author (Foo) and the rest of the time all authors (foo/Bar). The reason is that I ...
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bibtex error in LaTeX [duplicate]

I am using bibtex with texshop on mac ox 10.4. I took the following four steps to add references in texshop. Added package cite, Kept the .bib file in the same folder as .tex file, Added ...
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Removing references to paragraphes in bibliography

I am using LaTeX and I keep getting the number of the paragraph where the citation was used next to every entry in the bibliography (Marked in red in the screenshot) How can I remove these ...
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Setting an alphabetic citation style in LyX

How can I get LyX to use a different citation style? Instead of the numeric citations [1] I would like abbreviations of the author names and a 2-figure year: [EPR35]. I believe the alphaabbrv style ...
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citeauthor doesn't yield author name [duplicate]

I would like to generate author citations in my text, and I have been following the information in this question. I've got my includes \usepackage[numbers, sort&compress ...
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biblatex verbose style @article bib— remove parenthesis around year and month

I'm using biblatex with verbose-ibid style. For one of the @article entries, I have the following: @article{ref_133, title = {IBM wants Minneapolis to become a 'smarter city'}, author = ...
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Author Citations

I'm working on a paper for a course and I found a citation style that closely mimics the one that the instructor wants us to use the only problem is that I need it to have a comma after the journal ...
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Hyperlinked citation aliases for biblatex

Some time ago I made the (happy) switch from natbib to biblatex. However, one of the things that are not working as I expected are citation aliases, which in natbib allowed me to specify the text I ...
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All citations showing up as “?”; Display I cannot explain in bibliography

I have written a paper in MLA format, using XeLaTeX, and am now trying to make my citations work. After first compiling with XeLaTeX, then with BibTeX, then twice more with XeLaTeX, I end up with (?) ...
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LaTeX is not rebuilding my .bbl file, hence giving message Citation 'eloynew2008' on page 1 undefined

I'm trying to add the following citation (which is already updated in my .bib file) to my template report. The aux file has reflected this item eloynew2008, but not the bib file. ...
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Auto-insert “Ref.” word before citation

I would like to ask if there is an easy way to auto-include a "Ref." word before any of my citations ie if I do Have a look in \cite{pub1} then to show up like Have a look in Ref. [1]
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Equal contribution (co-first authors) in BibTeX

Is there a standard way of indicating co-first authorships in a BibTeX entry? Equal-contribution is usually indicated by * (or some other symbol) next to the author names in the paper, but it is a ...
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bibLaTeX: Custom \citep style

For days I’ve been messing around now with the otherwise great biblatex package but, alas, I am overwhelmed by all the technical mumbo-jumbo in its documentation. The thing I want to do is (hopefully) ...