{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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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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Remove comma between author and year in citation call-outs when using chicago bibliography style [duplicate]

I'm using the natbib and multibib packages and an already modified version of chicago.bst for style (with the instruction given at Formating bibliography with natbib and changed " and " for local ...
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biblatex's \footfullcite typesets citation twice in beamer

Consider main.bib: @techreport{2012FracfocusChemical, author = {FracFocus,}, howpublished = {\url{http://fracfocus.org/water-protection/drilling-usage}}, institution = {The Ground Water ...
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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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Adding numbers to references with authoryear citation style

My document is based on the report class. I am using custom bibtex style file generated through makebst for my thesis and the citation style I need is authoryear. The references are to be sorted ...
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Linebreak in biblatex citation

I am using biblatex and really liking the flexibility, though I have to say there are too many options for a single person to understand in a lifetime :-/ So far I do two things with cited ...
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Superfullcite with style=alphabetic

I am using \superfullcite{} explained here. As I understand it (which is not much I'm afraid), it is basically a \footfullcite{} that only appears once as a footnote, even if cited several times. I ...
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footcite not getting displayed

I have used the package \usepackage[style=mla,babel=hyphen,backend=biber]{biblatex} This is my ref.bib file @BOOK{HK, AUTHOR={H. Kopka and P. W. Daly}, TITLE={A Guide to LaTeX}, ...
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Different style/color for some specific references using natbib

I need to differentiate some specific references from the others, for both the text and the reference list at the end of the document. Let's say I want the "regular" ones in blue and the specific ...
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citation call-outs: not always “et al”, sometimes full author list

I am having an odd problem; sometimes the full list of authors is inserted in the text, ie. the citation is not shortened to name et al. (which is what I want). I am confident it is not an error in ...
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Is there a citation style for the “Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation” aka McGill Guide?

I have searched for answers, and it appears that there is a version of the McGill Guide legal citation format around but it hasn't been released generally. Does anyone know if there are plans to ...
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References within references / Citations within citations

In academic writing its occasionally desirable to draw attention to the references within another paper, as well as referencing the paper itself. To do this I would write [Author, Year, and refs. ...
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Citing one book twice should show short-title second time

I use the following bib-file: @misc{kant2007grundlegung, title={Grundlegung zur Metaphysik der Sitten, Kommentar von Christoph Horn, Corinna Mieth und Nico Scarano}, author={Kant, Immanuel}, ...
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Numbered *and* lettered citations in LaTeX

For a while now, wikipedia has a really nice citation system, where multiple instances where the same reference is used are indicated as, say 1 in the text, but are back-linked from the bibliography ...
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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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Hyperlink does not work in footfullcite

I have been having issues with making this work: \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> { \usetheme{Madrid} } \usepackage{biblatex} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{frame} ...
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Varying citation format style

Summary: I'm trying to figure out how to switch between [author-last-name et al. year] and author-last-name [year] formatting using the ACM-Reference-Format-Journals format. Details: I'm using the ...
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Removing references to paragraphes in bibliography

I am using LaTeX and I keep getting the number of the paragraph where the citation was used next to every entry in the bibliography (Marked in red in the screenshot) How can I remove these ...
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Cite a bibliography entry without making authors appear

I need to cite a bibliography entry on the text. I've got the following code: % packages included before begin document \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage{bibentry} \nobibliography* % citation inside ...
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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 do I make LaTeX push long citations to a new line?

When I use the \cite command for my citations, often LaTeX will overflow the margins for my lines, and the text looks pretty bad. How can I make LaTeX push long citations to the next line ...
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How do I occasionally use standard style citation instead of shorthand

I am using biblatex 1.9 with biber 2.9. I use the author-year citation style. Some of my entries have shorthands. On certain occasions, I would like to use the standard citation style for these ...
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Entries not cited in the text not printed in the References page

How do I include a reference that has not been mentioned in the text? With the settings below, only the sources cited by \cite{stuff} are printed in the references page. \nocite and \nocite{*} ...
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Cite two papers with same author and same year shows (Author, yeara,1) instead of (Author yeara,b)

I am new here. Is there a way I can change the format of the citation of 2 papers (same author and year) from (Author yeara,1) to Author yeara,b)? I am using apacite and everything works well. The ...
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How to remove the double space between “et” and “al.” when I use \cite{}?

I'm writing my master thesis using a pre-made template from my university and I'm having some problems with the citations. Whenever I use \cite{} in my latex file, I get too much space between "et" ...
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How to resolve “Citation '1' on the page 1 undefined”

I spent past couple of hours to get citation working on my latex. I am using TexMaker and I tried to compile the document in latex->bibtex -> latex -> latex -> PdfLatex order. However, I only see ? on ...
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Adding a name attribute (call sign, nickname) to author field in bibtex entry?

Say I want to cite this webpage http://www.sparkbangbuzz.com/els/iposc-el.htm as a misc entry; in the radio amateur world it is common to add one's call sign to one's name; so in this case, the author ...
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Have journal names appear in short form in text and long in the bibliography with biblatex

I have a bibliography file which contains definitions in the journal name field, for example \pra, and I define this in my file as \def \pra {Phys. Rev. A}, which is what I want for my bibliography. ...
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Make LaTeX not spell out authors when two similar references exist [duplicate]

I am citing a lot of articles from the same research groups, but with tiny changes to the author lists. To differentiate between these references, biblatex chooses to spell out the authors in my ...
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How to cite an online short document with texmaker

I needed to cite an online short PDF document which only shows some information at the bottom of each page: In which format can this be cited with Latex? Could it be considered as some lecture ...
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ASA format prints citation in a very strange way

I just learned how to use Bibtex on my computer (a Mac using Texshop). Everything worked fine with plainnat format, but I'm submitting to a journal of the American Statistical Association, so I have ...
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Custom defining cite command to include three authors and more than that et al

I am wondering if I can build a custom cite command that I would only use for one paper I cite where I would like to have the third author shown as well but only for that paper. I am using a ...
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bibtex issue : Warning--I didn't find a database entry for “birks”

I'm having an issue using bibtex with pdflatex. Here is the file biblio.bib I'm using (with this exact format) : @Book{physiqueNucleaire, author = "Claude le Sech and Christian Ngô", title = ...
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biblatex: how to get rid of abbreviate global option for a local \fullcite citation?

In the following MWE, I'd like the \fullcite citation (but not the bibliography) to be displayed as if abbreviate=false would be passed to biblatex. Is it possible to get rid of the abbreviate global ...
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Adding a piece of international law to BibTeX

How do I add: UN General Assembly, Universal Declaration of Human Rights, art. 12, 10 December 1948, 217 A (III), available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6b3712c.html [accessed 17 February ...
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Bibliography causes errors when compiling

When using the achemso LaTeX package, the citations always appear as question marks - it's a problem that happens on Ubuntu and Mac machines, but works fine with Windows machines. Our research group ...
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creating a newenvironment with cite

This is my first question here. I would like to create a new environment, call it "citar", which makes those things : basic "quote" features, + : open and close french quotes, get the text in ...
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Cite references in figure caption

Problem: Getting error messages when trying to cite a reference in the figure caption. Not sure what I am doing wrong. Can't seem to find that this has been up previously either. Minimal Working ...
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Using bibentry to cite in-text reference with apacite

Problem: Managed to find a solution to cite full references in-text but when I adopt it in my thesis I get two kind of errors. Minimal Working Example: \documentclass[11pt]{article} ...
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Biblatex: how to shorten 3+ authors to et al. in short citations, but in full citations and bibliography all names should appear

I need a pretty specific human-science citation style, that's why things got a bit difficult. I would like to use the et al. (andothers) in my short citations only. So when I cite something the first ...
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How to automatically interpret full name of a journal to an abbreviation one, if string has blank space between words in the journal entry?

I tried this, http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/111725/44227, it works only for string has no blank space between words in the journal entry, for example MWE: Case 1: without blank space in ...
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Why the issue number is missing in reference?

My source is: @article{Astrm2014, doi = {10.1016/j.automatica.2013.10.012}, url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.automatica.2013.10.012}, year = {2014}, month = {jan}, publisher = {Elsevier {BV}}, ...
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My bibliography doesn't have a key/id [closed]

I'm very new so please bear with me. I have just exported my bibliography from Endnote into a .bib file. I have put it in the same folder as my Tex file. Entries look like this: @article{ author ...
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Multiple citations with individual page numbers using apacite

Problem: Trying to cite two authors with each individual page numbers using the package apacite. (1) I tried the following: \cite[~p. 15-22]{atkin14} \cite[~p. 282]{rub14} (1) Outputs: (Atkinson ...
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Cross-references and citation call-outs in color

I want to know what are the packages that do the following. When I cross-reference an Assumption or Theorem or cite a bibliographic entry ... I want that it will be colored in blue. I will put images ...
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How to quote a list?

I want to quote a list in the following way: We haven't produced an original list. But another group made this list: [1] "1. bla "2. bla bla "3. bla bla bla" Is there a simple way ...
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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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how to cite this book with bibtex? [closed]

This might be an easy question to some of you but for me I find it hard because I am not familiar with the names mentioned. Which is a city and which is a publisher. Mack, Chris A. Fundamental ...
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Remove “see n. 1” from footnotes biblatex

Biblatex is formatting my footnotes like so: I would like to remove the "see n. 1" or "see n. 30". I'm using the historian package, MWE: documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=3cm]{geometry} ...
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How to refer to section numbers in a citation call-out?

In the example bellow, the citation call-out to entry 58 includes also the section 12.3.2. Is there a package or a built-in way to create call-outs in this format? I'm using bibtex to manage the ...