{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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Multiple footnote citations of reference on same page

If I have multiple footnote citations of the same reference on the same page I get multiple footnote entries with exactly the same content. \begin{filecontents*}{\jobname.bib} @article{test, ...
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Citing TikZ and other packages

In some areas of maths, it is advised to cite mathematical and drawing software you use to make your computations and drawings. Since I draw in TikZ, I would like to know how officially cite the ...
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Hanging references using \fullcite

I need APA style hanging references using \fullcite. For example I need \fullcite because I want the reference cited where I want in the document, unlike at the end of the document using \cite. ...
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Use numbered references within Natbib document

I am working on a document in LyX that uses Natbib for reference formatting. I like having author and year for the in-text citations. However, for the specific case of citing references in a table, I ...
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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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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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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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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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\cite that tolerates whitespace?

Is there a package that provides a variant of the \cite command that tolerates arbitrary whitespace? That is, I would like to be able to write something like \cite{foo, bar, baz} or \cite{ ...
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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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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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List of figures with sources

What is the best way to place the source of images in my document? I have some images and they are shown in the \listoffigures like expected, but how can/should I point out where they come from? ...
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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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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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the 'proper' way to cite the earliest publication date in brackets, followed by the publication date of the recent version used – ASA style

See update on 2013-11-12 10:26:36Z below regarding my final solution In the American Sociological Association Style Guide. 3rd ed. (p. 2 [PDF link!]) it is explained and demonstrated how to cite a ...
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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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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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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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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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How to cite two references and include their pages with natbib?

\cite[p.~11]{Author1:2003a} This inserts the number of page only for one author like "(Author1, 2003, p. 11)" However, I would like something like "(Author1, 2003, p. 11, Author2, 2003, p. 22)" ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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\footfullcite does NOT give the full citation (biblatex, beamer) [closed]

As the title says, the command \footfullcite{test} does not give the full citation, but only the label "test", "test1" and "test2", respectively. I'm using biblatex and the beamer class (downloaded ...
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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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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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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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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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Citation with some text inside square brackets

I'd like to add a citation which looks like this: [_Text_ Citation_01, pages] For example: [See: 155, pp.89--99] How can I do this using standard \cite{} command (without natbib or anything ...
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BibTex: citing IEEE standard

My downloaded citation looks like this: @ARTICLE{893287, author={}, journal={IEEE Std. 1516-2000}, title={IEEE Standard for Modeling and Simulation (M Amp;S) High Level Architecture (HLA) - ...
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Universal `\cite` commands or defining new cite commands

I would like to know the best practice to get "universal" cite commands. Across the different articles, I have written, each has had a different template for a different publication venue. And, each ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Apacite: suppress initials intext?

I am writing a doctoral thesis and I am using APAcite to set the references in APA (American Psychological Association) format. Mostly this has worked perfectly fine, but I would like to suppress the ...
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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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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 ...