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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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\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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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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csquotes and nested citations

It looks like the csquotes package does not allow nested citations such as \foreignblockcquote{foreign language}[pre-note] [post-note with citation \textcite{key2}] {key1}[punctuation]{quoted ...
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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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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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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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Automatically cite all author names instead of “et al.” on first occurrence?

I am using BibTeX and Natbib (author-year) for citing references in my document. Whenever there are three authors or more for a given paper, the citation will be "First author et al. (year)". This is ...
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Optional argument within another optional argument in biblatex \cite

What is the right way to define a macro with an optional argument that can be called within the <postnote> optional argument to biblatex \cite? The last two \cite below don't work. (Unless ...
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Replace the “AND” between authors' names in citations and references with its equivalent in another language, e.g., Spanish

I have been using the achicago package and the babel package for spanish language. When I employ the two, references with multiple authors are shown in the citations like (Mukange and Manamela) but it ...
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autocite=footnote

Sir, I saw you answer a question in which you wrote that autocite was good because you could rewrite it as autocite=footnote. Could you give an example of how you would do that?
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Is it possible to make automatic multiple citations with csquotes and biblatex?

I'm using csquotes package with biblatex. There is a number of citations that require multiple references, which can be introduced with the \autocites command --- e.g. second hand citations (“cited ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Author and year displayed in separate column: which bibliography style is this?

I am trying to figure out which bibliography style this is: I am using the natbib package with the apalike bibliography style, which is what I want for the right column, but I am missing the left ...
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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-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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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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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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“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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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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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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making citations bold latex

Simple problem I am having I apologise for the simplicity but my google skills seem to be lacking and I cannot find an answer speedily.I am using MiKTeX 2.9 and have a successful bibliography without ...
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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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apacite not working in tex

I've been requested to change the bibliographic reference style of one of my papars to APA style, but when using the apacite command the document is not compiling. A MWE is shown below. My problems ...
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\protect with \cite inside \caption

I've read several posts and other webpages now on using \protect in front of \cite inside \caption. They all advise using \protect in this situation, and many go as far as to say that you must use it. ...
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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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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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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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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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BibTeX in LaTeX document

For referencing in my LaTeX documents, I use the thebibliography command. However most of the times I find the information of my citations in BibTeX format. Manually editing BibTeX file to convert ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...