{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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Show reference label when it is undefined

When a reference is undefined, LaTeX shows simply [??] which doesn't give much information. I would like it to show the label instead. This is useful when more collaborators work on the same preprint ...
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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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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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Separation by semicolon instead of comma in biblatex' \cites

I am using biblatex+biber for the bibliography of my thesis. I use the numeric-comp citation style. Overall this works perfectly. I generally use \cite to cite references; but occassionally also ...
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Changing citation delimiters

The default citation delimiter is ,. For instance, \cite{John96, Doe78, White05} generates something like [8, 2, 4], where the citation numbers (8, 2, and 4) are separated by a comma (,). This is ...
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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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biblatex: postnote behavior

With style=authoryear, biblatex has this neat feature of automatically adding "p. " or "pp. " before page numbers. My problem is that if I add a further comment after the page number such as ", ...
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Selectively turn off hyperref links for citations

I'm using both the natbib and the hyperref packages. I would like to be able to selectively not generate hyperlinks for some of the in-text citations. I know that I can use the asterisk with ...
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Remove indent with \cite

I don't want to have a space between my bracket and the default square bracket generate by the package cite. When I write: (\cite{ref1,ref2}) the result is: ( [1], [2]) instead of ([1], ...
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Disabling shortened citations in biblatex

I'm trying to disable short citations with the biblatex style verbose-ibid. It does everything I want, except for subsequent citations of the same work, where it only outputs a shortened citation (as ...
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\nocite and pagebackref option

I'm interested in using \nocite and pagebackref together which sounds a bit strange. I'd like to get bibliographic references at the end of a document with mention of the page where they appear (hence ...
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order of multiple keys in \cite-command

The biblatex-command \cite{key} can take several keys, separated by a comma: \cite{ckey1,akey2,bkey3}. The output is a list ordered alphabetically by surname: akey2; bkey3; ckey1 (where key of course ...
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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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How to hyperlink only the year part when using natbib and hyperref

I am using the natbib and hyperref packages: \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage[pagebackref=true, plainpages=false, bookmarks, bookmarksnumbered, colorlinks, linktocpage=true, linkcolor=blue, ...
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Closed interval looks like citation in IEEE format

The IEEE citation format uses inline numbering like [1] or [1,13] to refer to cited works. This coincidentally can look a lot like mathematical closed intervals when there are two numbers. While the ...
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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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How can I automatically abbreviate page ranges in citations (biblatex)

I am using biblatex for my citations, and I was wondering if there was a way to automatically abbreviate the page ranges in citations. (The reason I ask is because I have them all in long-style, and I ...
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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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How to embed citations into footnotes? [closed]

How can I put a reference at the bottom of the page to something that I'm using? I need to do this the European way: so I want to place a small number at the end of the sentence that stands higher ...
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Have a default pre value in a multicite

I am using the biblatex package and I am trying to modify the \cites command. The \cites command is defined as ...
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How to generate multiple, numeric-style citation call-outs?

In my kile documents, I want to add multiple citations. For this I use the command \cite{cristo,taylor,polgar,phillips,speirs,simoes,roberto} The names in this command give numeric references, ...
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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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Changing default \citet font in biblatex

I'm using biblatex to manage my citation in a natbib style : \usepackage[style=alphabetic,maxnames=6,natbib=true]{biblatex} However when I use the \citet command, the author's name is in a \textsc ...
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\autocite help with multiple entries in a single footnote

I am using BibTex and trying to get more than one citation in each footnoted citation. For example, this is what I want: D. C. Greetham, ``Introduction,’’ Scholarly Editing: a Guide to ...
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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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Biblatex: nested citations with the \textcites command

I'd like to type a citation within the text and another citation inside the parenthesis for the year, something like this: The work of Author 1 (year; cited by Author 2, year) For this, I've ...
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Temporarily disable superscript in citation

I use superscripted citation style by using \setcitestyle{super} in LaTeX preamble, which done the job as I wanted. However, there are several region, in which I need to temporarily disable the ...
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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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Multiple citations styles in the body text (biblatex), based on keywords

I've been looking for a while, but I don't manage to use multiple citation styles with biblatex, depending on different keywords contained in the .bib file. I already use keywords to sort my ...
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How to insert RTL citations in a LTR article using BibTex?

How can I insert a RTL citation (e.g Persian) in a LTR (e.g. English) article using BibTeX?
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author-year and footnote citations in biblatex

I use natbib and switching to biblatex in order to produce documents that can be converted with relative ease between author-date citations with a reference list and the "everything in footnotes" ...
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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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natbib author-year-page separator

This should be a no-brainer but I haven't seen an example anywhere: \citep[253--256]{sean2003game} with bibpunct like \bibpunct{(}{)}{:}{a}{,}{~}} outputs (Riley, 2004, 253-256) I need to ...
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Override default cite tooltip

I'm trying to add a tooltip to each inline citation. So far I've almost got it working using pdfcomment: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[colorlinks=true]{hyperref} \usepackage{pdfcomment} ...
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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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How to get an “and” before the last element in BibLaTeX's textcite commands?

When using \textcite or \textcites with more than one author in BibLaTeX, the result is not really usable and has to be fixed manually which can hardly be the point of the command: ...
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biblatex citation format

I have started using LaTeX with biblatex to format my dissertation. I need my citation to look something like: (johnson, 2010:29), which is (author, year:page). Then there are some citations that I ...
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Problems with BibLaTeX and origyear in bibliography

This is my first time posting a question here so please excuse some mistakes. What I want to do is to cite something with its original publication year and have it appear as such in my bibliography. I ...
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biblatex + \mcite; add arbitrary text in references with subentries

In chemistry it's quite common to add prefixes to bibitems or even add notes to the references. See some example in literature to give you a hint what I mean. It is not created with LaTeX! I've ...
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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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page break in the middle of a \cite

With pdflatex all my citation are pdf hyperlinks to the respective entry in the bibliography. This causes a problem when occasionally Latex decides to do a page break in the middle of a citation so ...
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McGill Style for Legal Citation for Latex

I was curious if there was a style package for the Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation, 7th Edition, or affectionally known as the McGill citation style? I found LawTex, however it uses the ...
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Replace instances of \cite that have a specific argument

In LaTeX, is there a way to define a macro (or something) to replace every instance of \cite{a_literal_string} with \ref{appendix:a_different_literal_string} without touching instances of \cite ...
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Inline citations with only author, title and year

I would like to put a few reference inside a beamer presentation. Adding a full fledge bibliography is certainly awkward but the output of the \fullcite command from the biblatex pacakge is too ...
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How to make citations appear within square brackets [ ] instead of parentheses ( )?

I'm using a this freely downloadable latex class file and the style is set to \bibliographystyle{ieeetr}. But when I cite something with \cite{} I get it inside (). For example I get it as abc et ...
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biblatex: is it possible to add a text directly after the reference number (without a comma)?

I'd like to add a certain marker after some bibliographic entries, e. g. superscript star *. It should appear directly after the references number and should not be separated by a comma (as normal ...
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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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Displaying in-text citations in a compressed way (e.g. [1-3]) instead of the default one [1]-[3] using cite package inside IEEEtran/journal mode

I have been trying to display the in-text citations in the following format: [1-3], or [1, 6-8] which looks like it is the default one inside the cite package, but what I get is: [1]-[3] ...
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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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Can I mark unread references?

When taking notes in my research notebook, I often end up citing many papers because the paper I am writing a summary of has cited them: I want to record adequate justification of each claim, and I ...