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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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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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Multiple references in LaTeX

I'm writing a paper and using the IEEEtran.cls in LaTeX. I need to have my references to appear like: \cite{test1,test2,test3} I want : [1-3] I searched and found that I need to include cite ...
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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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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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\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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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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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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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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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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How do I cite laws or regulations in biblatex?

I am using JabRef to manage my bibliography. I have some laws that I need to cite, but I am unsure how to do this. In this particular case, I am citing a regulation, which is referenced by the law. ...
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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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Reference or Cheat Sheet of BibLaTex

Today I switched to BibLaTeX and found it amazing. I've already skimmed the manual of BibLaTeX. I wonder if any Reference or Cheat Sheet of BibLaTeX is available. Thanks in advance for your help.
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Citing the source of an equation?

I cant find a good way of adding a \cite to an equation. I'd like to give a reference to the equation's source, but I can't figure out how to typeset it nicely. If I include it in with the equation ...
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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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“Allowing line break at ',' in inline math mode” breaks citations

In answering another question allowing line break at ',' in inline math mode, Stefan Kottwitz suggested two excellent ways to allow line breaks in inline math mode after ,. One way was to use the ...
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How to get title of a citation?

Is there some way to get the title of a citation shown in the normal text instead of the key? I need the titles of some papers I cite in the normal text, so typing them by hand seems to be superfluous ...
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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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Cite like [1-2] instead of [1, 2]

I'm using natbib package with compress option, which works well in the case [1-3]. However, I hope that [1,2] could also be compressed as [1-2].
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How to create two separate indices: Subject index and Index of Authors

I am working on my thesis and I have to include in the text the Subject Index and Index of Authors. I'm using BibTeX (package natbib) and package makeidx for marking the terms for Subject index (I'm ...
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Citing - how to get pp. 78.

I often want to cite with pp.78, denoting page 78 and following. Is there a way to do that directly in a way of \autocite[78]{title}?
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How can I use accents (like \"{o}) in \footnote?

I get following error when I use in my tex file \footnote{Shr\"{o}dinger}. When I change to \footnote{Shrodinger} there is no error. Can you give me an advice what should I do? I use BiBTeX for ...
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Biblatex: Per-entry changes to citation field

This should be a relatively quick question. I'm using Biblatex's authoryear(-icomp, not that that really matters here) citation style, but there are a small number of works where the author-year ...
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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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How do you remove a space before a citation in LaTeX?

I have something like \documentclass{article} \usepackage{cite} \begin{document} Blah Blah (\cite{All14}) \bibliography{Ref} \bibliographystyle{alpha} \end{document} But LaTeX keeps placing a ...
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Resolve the citations but do not include the list of references

I need to prepare a separate abstract file without the list of references. However, I do have some citations in the abstract and I want them to be resolved, but without producing the list of refs in ...
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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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biblatex: test whether a command is inside a cite command

The idea is the following: Normally, \fullcite just prints the full bibliography entry by calling \usedriver. In my style biblatex-fiwi I added the option to suppress stuff like foreword and ...
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Citing a Web Page with no author

For my thesis, I need to cite a lot of web-sources with no specific author. I'd like them to appear in the bibliography in the following format <title> <year>, accessed <date ...
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biblatex: strictly identical footnote citations following each other

I'm using the verbose-trad2 citation style of biblatex and trying to change some things around. In my style, Idem is more restricted than just identical author name, so I set idemtracker=false. I also ...
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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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Natbib: merging author(s) with the same name(s)

I defined the following command in my manuscript: \newcommand{\citesep}[2]{\citeauthor{#1}#2~\cite{#1}} which allows me to print, for instance, "Knuth and Tarjan's algorithm [16]" using ...
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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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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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biblatex and German juristic commentaries

I need to get my manuscript ready for my publisher, and can't seem to get a few things fixed with biblatex. I'm using biblatex with the biblatex-juradiss style together with jurabook as a document ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...