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Biblatex and citation reset between chapters

I have a feeling that there is an obvious answer to this question that I'm somehow managing to miss. However, I've tried most of the commands in the biblatex documentation and I still can't figure it ...
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N first words command for citation style

I need a way to get to display three first words of the title in citations and if some words did not get displayed add dots. I am using Biblatex. \nfirstwords[3]{I Like Apples and Oranges}{\dots} ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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biblatex & TeX4HT: citations in footnotes = missing \begin{document}

the following code, which I'm trying to run through TeX4HT and biber in order to create an .odt file, results in a »missing \begin{document}« error, pointing to the aux file. Something about the ...
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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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Getting \cite{} autocompletion to work in gvim with latex-suite on windows 7

I am using gvim (latest version) with latex-suite (latest version) on Windows 7 32 bits. This is a fresh install from my previous Ubuntu setup. Everything runs fine except for cite autocompletion, and ...
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Getting natbib to follow IEEE numeric citation format

I'm wondering if anyone can suggest a better way to tweak natbib to generate numeric references that follow IEEE's citation reference guide and style manual. Specifically, IEEE wants each of a group ...
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Nice citation search in emacs for csquotes quotation (like reftex's C-c [)

When using emacs+reftex-mode I may hit "C-c [" and get a nice citation search menu for \cite command. Is there a way to get the same menu for csquotes' integrated quotations (e.g. \displaycquote)?
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Biblatex-chicago: \fullcite flips first and last name

I'm writing an annotated bibliography which requires full in-line citations in Chicago format. However, when I use biblatex-chicago and \fullcite to list the full citation, it varies from the ...
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Can we remove the ( ) bracket from Theorem 1.2.1 ( [7])

Can we remove the ( ) bracket from the environment like Theorem 1.2.1 ( [7]).
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Citing author or year only without natbib

I have to submit this article, in which I need to cite Smith [2012] as opposed to [Smith, 2012] Easy. With natbib I just use \citet. Except that I just realised the publisher doesn't want ...
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Beamer poster citations at wrong place due to use of minipage

I want to add a couple citations to my poster but I face a problem regarding the place where the citations appear. In the code that follows (minimum example which for some reason I cannot understand ...
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Automatically reorder in-text citations based on numbering in bibliography [closed]

I'm using BibTeX to manage my bibliography, and have about 250 references. I cannot keep track of the order they were cited in, which leads to some funny formatting. To explain, consider this ...
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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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How do I get amsrefs to include the publisher’s name in a cross-reference?

I have the following example for doing cross-referencing using the amsrefs package: \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{amsrefs} \begin{document} Please see \cite{B} for more details. ...
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How to list citing papers under each of my paper?

I have papers p1, p2, p3, .... Under each of them, i'd like to list papers that cite them: p1 [1] c11 [2] c12 ... p2 [1] c21 [2] c22 ... ... I can build *.bib files for each of my papers, but I ...
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Full reference inline in text [duplicate]

Using natbib, how can I obtain a full reference inline in the body of a document? I need to include the full reference, not just the citation, at the beginning of a chapter.
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natbib does not properly show author-year

I imported natbib properly: \usepackage{natbib} Now, when citing in the parenthetical style: \citep[p. 12]{MyKey} , where I am sure that my key exists and the author and year are set, in the pdf ...
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Custom .bst style and reformatting \cite entries

I have created a custom .bst file with makebst. I managed to reformat the thebibliography-environment entries look by editing the .bst file by hand. This wasn't a hard task. But, now I would like to ...
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'\cite{}' is behaving oddly: it will only show [?] [closed]

I decided to make a new and simple question from my previous question since I found that my \cite{} command behaved wrong. I used this example from http://grad.iit.edu/latex/LaTeX/BiblioHelp2.pdf: ...
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Author not showing with IEEEtran and natbib

I am using a template for a conference. See file icmcsmc2014.sty. They define IEEEtran as bibtex environment. Now I really want to display the name of the author on some citations. Normally I would ...
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Citations with no date, e.g. (Aristotle n.d.)

I need to cite a work from antiquity that has no known date, using natbib and author-year citations. The best suggestion I've found is to write the citation using "n.d." (no date) for the year of ...
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Difference between \footcite and \cite in BibLaTeX

Since recently, I am having some trouble with the short/ibidem and full citations in BibLaTeX. When I use a \cite command inside a footnote, it behaves differently than \footcite: it seems each keeps ...
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Biblatex: define custom style or modify existing?

The style I need citations in seems so far removed from the provided Biblatex styles that I'm unsure whether it's best to extensively modify an existing style or write a custom one; and not too sure ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can I get \citeauthor and \citeyear with bibtex?

I am using currently using bibtex and the \cite{...} command for all citations. Using the cell bibliography style, citations will appear as e.g. [Jovanović and Janičić, 2005]. However, I would like ...
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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: 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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Citing in Latex

I would like to cite something in a very specific form. For example, I want in my text to have exactly this ....for further details see Diamond(1965, Appendix B) This is my MWE ...
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Cite multiple references with Bibtex? [duplicate]

So I use bibtex and I have set my \bibliographystyle to be unsrt. I want Latex to render something like this: ref [1]-[5] support this claim. but if i write: \cite{x1} - \cite{x5} blah blah ...
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Natbib cite with abbreviation

I have a webpage I need to cite, whose author is a company (no real person specified). Its full name is Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards, abbreviated OASIS. I want ...
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Citing author inline and year in footnote using biblatex

I've been looking around and note found an answer to this question, which surprises me given the style is somewhat common. I just switched over to biblatex because some journals in my field use ...
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biblatex: separator for citing multiple sources, some of them with page, some not

I'm using biblatex for my references. Normally, if I use \cite{source1, source2, source3}, I get a citation like [3, 45, 98] If I now want to give a page number for one of them, it looks confusing ...
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Clickable, bottom page reference ?! Possible ?

I'm new here but I see the place looks hyperactive. I guess I'll ask a lot in the next months. So new to LaTeX and starting my PhD thesis redaction. I got this template for a PhD thesis at ...
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Cite after end of sentence mangles whitespace

I am using the report class to write a thesis. Sometimes, more than one consecutive sentences refer to the same source, so instead of writing Booh \cite{source}. Baah \cite{source}. I write Booh. ...
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Can \cite use bold font?

Is there an option which allows me to typeset bold hyperlinks? Here's a MWE explaining my problem: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{filecontents} ...
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How do I remove interior brackets from a range of superscript citations?

I'm using the cite package as follows \usepackage[superscript,biblabel]{cite} However, when I try to cite multiple articles, the range includes interior brackets, as seen here. Can anyone tell me ...
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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]