{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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Smith (2010a, 2010b) instead of Smith (2010a, b) during in-line citation

I am using natbib package for my writing. For example, Smith has 2 papers, both published in 2010. I have labeled them as Sm1 and sm2 in my .bib file. Now when I cite the papers using ...
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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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How to get part of a citation to show in bibliography only?

I'm using biblatex-chicago for my bibliography. Just recently I decided I wanted to add descriptions for some of my manuscript sources so that someone looking them up in the bibliography would have an ...
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Margin-Cite from tufte-book

I like the way the tufte-book documentclass is writing the full citation in the margin. Unfortunatly I use a pretty different documentclass, so that I don't have this feature. I already looks into ...
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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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How to cite a dictionary entry

What is the recommended BibTeX way to cite a single entry inside a dictionary? I do not want to cite a dictionary in its entirety, I want to point to a single entry in that dictionary. For example, ...
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Change ampersand separator with parencite command in APA style

I'm using biblatex-apa to format citations and reference list. I would like to change & separator to and when using parencite citation command, e.g.: \parencite{ref1} --> (author and author, ...
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Changing the style of footfullcite item [duplicate]

Currently \footfullcite{jdoe2014} for @inproceedings{jdoe2014, author = {John Doe}, title = {Some paper}, url = {http://somelink.com/file.pdf}, year = {2014}, note = {Rarecon} } ...
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biblatex repeated citations in footnotes that point back to earlier footnotes

I am using biblatex as follows: \usepackage[style=verbose-note,backend=bibtex]{biblatex} \renewcommand{\cite}{\autocite} % citations in footnotes This works almost as I want it. What I still would ...
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How to do citing [duplicate]

Thank you @Johannes_B, @Joseph Wright, @Alexis Pigeon The problem is solved. To make my question easier to be understood, I provide steps and files here to reproduce my error. Download template ...
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\citet and \citep in TeXstudio using natbib [duplicate]

I am new with respect to using TeXstudio and I have just written my article in TeXstudio, but I cannot get the citations right(?) I use the natbib in \usepackage in the preamble, it is stated before ...
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Achemso: optional note in first citation reference creates extra bibliography entry and odd numbering

Using achemso class, is there a way to avoid the superfluous bibliography entry when the first citation contains an optional note? In such cases, the demonstration example warns us than achemso ...
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renewing \citeauthor while using natbib to remotely access .bib.file

My institute provides its own bibliography style .bst-file. Since the latest bibtex versions don't support \bibliographystyle anymore, I changed to natbib. The provided .bst-file is not a author-year ...
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\HAR@checkdef alternative in natbib

In harvard package it is possible to customise missing citations by renewing a special command called \HAR@checkdef. Here is an example: \usepackage{harvard} \usepackage{pdfcomment} ...
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bibtex + natbib + APA syntax confusion

my code is: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{report} \usepackage[square,sort,comma,numbers]{natbib} \begin{document} It is particularly notable for its flexibility, its superb hyphenation, and ...
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APA citation problem

my code is: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{report} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage[autostyle]{csquotes} ...
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Get the current citation counter value

I'm working on a paper where the default citation style is a super script. But in some parts of my text i like to put something like this: ....then more info see Ref[23]..... so in my doc with the ...
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Turn cited docs into appendices

I have a set of TeX documents {d}. These documents need to refer to one another. To achieve this, I have a references.bib with one entry for each document in {d}. Inside each element of {d}, there are ...
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Embedding citations using natbib and chicago or APSR

I'm trying to embed citations using natbib and chicago style but I keep coming up short. The errors I get include: 'Cite should not be used with natbib. Use Sort instead; Latex Error: Somethings wrong ...
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How to make the author and year show when citing a source

I am trying to cite a source in my file. I want it to come out as "(see Author et al. (Year) for a discussion)". I already have the natbib package in use, and I set my \bibliographystyle to ...
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Cite pop-up in Texstudio doesn't show up anymore

I'm using TeXstudio 2.5.2 together with Jabref 2.9.2 and BibLaTeX. Everything in my document works fine except that when I enter \cite no pop-up with all the bibliography entries shows up. The weird ...
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Cite a particular author when there are multiple authors - how to?

It may happen for some publications, one author among a group of authors are more important than others. Let us say, that author may be more popular or has contributed the most :) I have official ...
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Equation Alignment!

I am having a hard time doing this format. Does anyone know how to do this? It will be a big help if anyone does. Thank you so much. This is what I did: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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Natbib Chronological Parenthetical Citations

I'm using the natbib package along with the chicago bibliography style, however when creating a parenthetical citation in-text, the citations are ordered alphabetically instead of chronologically. Is ...
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Cite a standard, specification or data sheet from a company/institution but without an author

As an electronic engineer I often cite technical standards, specifications or data sheets. They come usually from a specific company or institution but do not have a specific author. I like to have ...
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biblatex: How can I get \citetitle to be registered in the ibidtracker?

In biblatex author-title, I use \citetitle to refer to dictionaries I cite often: when citing the Oxford English Dictionary, for instance, you don't want to have to print an editor alongside the title ...
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BibLaTeX in LyX 2.1.0 with MiKTex on Windows 7: ! Package biblatex Error: Incompatible package 'backref'

I took the tex code from here and imported to LyX 2.1.0 to use BibLaTeX with MiKTeX on Windows 7. But I'm getting the following error: ! Package biblatex Error: Incompatible package 'backref'. The ...
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How to add the exact page numbers cited for books in the references list/bibliography, not in the text?

I am wondering if there is a package or an option in LyX that adds the page number to the references list. I don't want to generate a separate bibtex entry for each page cited of the same reference. ...
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Ibid preceded by author [duplicate]

I'm using Biblatex and the authoryear-ibid style. As we know, whenever a citation is repeated consecutively within a sentence or paragraph, the second and subsequent times it is replaced by ibid. ...
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References spilling out of margin in bibliography

I have a search for this problem but all I could find was the case of reference citations in document spilling over, not the bibliography. Quite simple problem I hope... In my bibliography some of ...
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Biblatex ignore postnode in \cites

I want to have a flag to ignore all page numbers that are given to citations within the document. The goal is that these two commands show the same result: \cite[1]{mykey} \cite{mykey} I achieved ...
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biblatex punctuation issue when book titles end in quotation marks

The Chicago Manual of Style specifies American punctuation: periods and commas should precede closing quotation marks (§ 6.9). It also specifies that titles within book titles should be enclosed in ...
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abbrvnat without natbib package

I need to use the abbrvnat style for citation without including the natbib package because there is incompatibility between this package and a journal class I'm using. The problem is that when I have ...
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BibLaTeX backref links to wrong page using hyperref

I'm trying to use the backref option of BibLaTeX for back-referencing, but the pages in the bibliography link to the wrong pages (even though the pages listed are correct). The link appears to be ...
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can not print citations as numeric style

I want to print references at the end of the file and use citations as numerical style. However, I can not add bibliography style. When I use \bibliographystyle{plain}, or any other styles, I get this ...
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ConTeXt: Superscript for Citation

Background I would like to cite bibliography references using superscript. Example The setup code so far: \setupbibtex[database=sources] \setuppublications[ refcommand=num, numbering=yes ] ...
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Bibtex-Natbib-Failure to change in-text citations from numerical style to “author-date” style

I am having a difficulty inserting my references in the text in the "author-date" format. I have read all possible blogs and documents and haven't figured it out yet. I am new to this software, so ...
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Changing the referencing format for apacite

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[natbibapa]{apacite} \bibliographystyle{apacite} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{bibliography.bib} ...
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Too many commas in name: Using Jabref and Texmaker

I'm using the natbib package in Latex with the \bibliographystyle{apalike}. I'm getting errors from my citations and it's due to how I'm listing the authors. The error I'm getting is "Too many commas ...
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Putting citation on right side of the equation

I have written an equation in LaTeX and I need to cite the author name with date (Einstein 1915) on the right side of my equation, I tried with the margin note command but it gets split in two lines, ...
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ACM Bibliography Style Natbib Error: 'Author undefined for citation'

I was writing an academic paper and the following method of citing an author was working until I had to switch to the acm bibliography style and I started getting the following error: Package natbib ...
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Cannot show my citations

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[authoryear]{natbib} \bibliographystyle{plainnat} \begin{document} \section{Background}\label{sec:intro} Most of the restaurants nowadays are using ...
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Correct way to cite the page number (only) at the end of the citation

It seems it is NOT correct to include the page number before the citation: According to Ferris [2007, p. 166-167]: "To get an accurate indicator of commercial viability, don't ask people if they ...
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Citing (author, journalabbr., year) needed

I am looking for a certain kind of citing in my thesis. Unfortunality there is no option in biblatex for my needs. Is the best thing to declare an new "short journal"-field in the bib file or does ...
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Order referencing by appearance AND number (natbib)

I am currently trying to get the references to be listed in order of appearance in my document, rather than order in bibliography. Some info: I am using natbib: ...
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Citations on same page?

I am using classic-thesis style for the document, and \bibliographystyle{kluwer} . By default all the citations are given in the Bibliography at the end of the document. For example a citation on a ...
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How can I use full citations in footnotes using natbib, chicago style?

I tried using the bibentry package as many people mention on here, but for some reason it will not work with chicago style. I am using BibDesk with a bbl bibliography. This is what my header looks ...
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Reference style

I have to use reference styling adopted by elsevier, in which references are quoted like this in latex: Rukhin et al. (2010), Godbole and Papastavridis (1994) I put the elsarticle-num.bst and ...
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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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Multiple references on one line of bibliography in LyX 2.0 with revtex4-1

The documentclass revtex4-1 allows multiple citations to appear on the same line in the bibliography. This is accomplished by adding a star next to the citation key [1]: \cite{bethe, *feynman, ...