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Macro to suppress name in citation if already mentioned in sentence

I am trying to reduce the number of citation commands I use throughout my documents. Ideally I would like to use only one: \autocites. There is any ready to use macro that will suppress the author ...
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Author's full first name with citation-in-text (citet{} directives)

Is there some variant or option for \citet{} directive that will give me the author's full first name? But only when I need it? In similar questions people have suggested editing the author field in ...
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Changing the & from citations in a multilanguage article

Title is self-explanatory, I think. More specifically, I'm writing in both brazilian portuguese and english and I want to change the & to "e" or "and" accordingly. I'm currently using the ...
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Reference is not getting displayed

I have kept my references in a refer.bib file. My file looks like following: @ARTICLE{seya12, author={Y. Seya and S. Mori}, journal={Atten Percept Psychophys (2012) }, title={Spatial attention and ...
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Showing bibliography w/out citing - \nocite(*) not working

I have separate .tex and .bib files, and I'm trying to print just my bibliography. Having followed the instructions here, I've ended up with \documentstyle{amsart} \begin{document} \nocite{*} ...
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LaTeX Warning: Citation undefined

Sample running code: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[hidelinks]{hyperref} % Hyperref package for url's and ...
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Some citation numbers in bold, others not

I am writing a proposal with lots of bibliographic references. What I would like is to cite my own papers in bold, others in plain style like so [2,11-13,14,15]. Is there any way to do this? At the ...
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Biblatex Custom Cite Command with \citefield

I need to make a custom cite command for my PhD. I made this so far: \newcommand{\sfootcite}[1]{\footnote{\emph{\citename[2]{#1}{shortauthor}}, \citefield{#1}{shorttitle}}} which works great if my ...
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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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How to find citation tag in bibtex

I am using Zotero to collect my references then exporting them as a BibTex file and then I cite them in Latex. This is all fine but I often struggle to find the relevant citation tag. I would like to ...
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Error: Unicode char \u8 when importing bibliography

I have a LaTeX document in which I improt .bib database \bibliography{LagrangianRelax} \bibliographystyle{alpha} I am getting an error (I know its quite common): ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode ...
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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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Read references from a .bib file in IEEEtran [duplicate]

I am new to Latex. I am trying to put the references as well as cite them. I am doing the following: 1. Created a refer.bib file with following content @String{j = {Journal}} @String{jof = {Journal ...
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multiple citation with specific pages biblatex-apa [duplicate]

I'm using biblatex-apa and trying to get a multiple citation wit specific pages What i want to get: (Author1,p.1; Author2,p.2) my (working) workaround right now is this: (\cite[][1]{author1}; ...
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multiple citations with individual page numbers using natbib

I am struggling to combine multiple citations with individual page numbers. I have used this natbib reference sheet, but I am stuck (with what is displayed below). It seems as I cannot combine ...
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Append text to biblatex footnote citation

Does biblatex allow to append arbitrary comments to footnote citations? For example, I now have this code: Lorem ipsum.\autocite[2]{foobar} And it gives this at the bottom of the page: Foobar, ...
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Citing a group of functions in a centered block [closed]

My professor told me that my citation is not placed rightly (see the "[8]" in the picture). I wonder what is the best way to cite a few functions? These functions are centered in my text as you can ...
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biblatex numeric style with author last name?

I am currently usign the numeric style in biblatex. This gives me the obvious result of [22] when I call \cite{Someone}. I would like to stick to the numeric style but also include the last name in ...
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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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Biblatex: Improving Dynamic Quotation Command

In Biblatex: Automatic Vgl. & automatic quote indenting (depending on quote length) lockstep creates a quotation command based on previous contribitions by lockstep and Martin Scharrer that ...
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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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Biblatex: Combining Dynamic Compare Command with a '\citetitle' Command

In How to create a \citejournal, \citebooktitle, \cite… command in biblatex? Gonzalo Medina and Audrey provided code that works like \citeauthor{}e.g. when you put in your document it creates just the ...
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Biblatex: Problems with *vgl.* and numbering in dynamic quotation command

In Biblatex: Automatic Vgl. & automatic quote indenting (depending on quote length) lockstep creates a quotation command based on previous contribitions by lockstep and Martin Scharrer that ...
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Citation style: pages punctuation

Look at following \autocite-example: \autocite[15]{kant} Immanuel Kant: Freizeitparks im Harz, S. 15. How can I change the comma into a period? For the bibliography it's easy. I can use: ...
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NatBib plainnat with [round]: Get printed indirect citation look like citation

I have to use natbib (\usepackage[round]{natbib}) with plainnat style, because it is for lecture notes. (So I can't solve the following problem by using numeric or superscript options) When I have a ...
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Adding a citation inside a citation with natbib

I want to get the following kind of citation using natbib, is that possible? "some guy said this" (SomeGuy, 2010, as cited in SomeOtherGuy, 2013) I can do this manually by writing: "some guy ...
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change citation style ( [1-4] to [1]-[4], and [5, 8-9] to [5], [8]-[9] ) with natbib?

I have spent a whole day trying to solve the following problem. Please help if you know how to do this. I am using natbib (\usepackage[sort&compress,square,comma]{natbib}), and my current ...
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Universal `\cite` commands or defining new cite commands

I would like to know the best practice to get "universal" cite commands. Across the different articles, I have written, each has had a different template for a different publication venue. And, each ...
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Biblatex-nature \textcite with superscript reference number

My question is related to this question (shameless copy pasta of MWE). I would like to obtain the same citation style, so a \textcite that results in the author followed by a superscript reference. ...
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Using normal IEEEtran bibliography style, but also citing with author names

I would like to use the IEEEtran bibliography style as usual, but I would also like to write sentences like "Doe and Smith used X Y Z". I would like that to be automatic. ie, I will write ...
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American Anthropologist Association (AAA) citation style in LaTeX using BibLaTeX

I'm writing a paper for my Anthropology class and the American Anthropologist Association citation style is required. I've been reading through the BibLaTeX documentation but I don't believe any of ...
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\renewcommand to redefine \cite

I would like to redefine \cite{} so that text like \cite{blah:1991:pldi} gets replaced by \cite{blah:1991:pldi:short} I tried the following: \let\oldcite\cite ...
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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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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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grouping the citations from [1],[2] to [1,2]

I am citing some papers in my tex file. I use \cite command and it works fine. In cases that there are two citations together for example \cite{paper1,paper2} then the result is un-grouped. ...In ...
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Question mark instead of citation number

I've browsed the forums and found a number of posts that have addressed this issue, but none of the solutions seem to work for me. I have the following script that I just copied from the bibtex home ...
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How to cite an exhibition catalogue with bibtex

I'm trying to cite an exhibtion catalogue, but I cannot find the right entry type for the bib file. I'm using Texmaker 3.5.2 to write the source code, Tex Live 2012 is my distribution and the command ...
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TextMate \cite syntax highlighting

When I open a LaTeX document in TextMate, the syntax highlighting makes the part in braces in any cite command colored red, as if there is an error: \cite{why-is-this-red} Is there an easy way to ...
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Generate uniform references

To generate references, I usually find the needed bibtex formats for references in Google Scholar, which may gives the following references: B.K. Chun, D.S. Ryu, W.I. Hwang, and H.G. Cho. 2006. An ...
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Textsuperscript and linebreak problem

I got a problem when doing cites and linebreaks. I configured natbib the following way: \usepackage{babelbib} \usepackage[super,square,numbers,sort&compress]{natbib} Now, citing multiple ...
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(semi)-Automatic pluralization around a citation

In my document, I will write something like this (using natbib, but that shouldn't matter too much): \citet{reference} show that ..... which would render as Jones et al (1990) show that.... ...
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Marking author's own work when citing them

There is a requirement for my PhD thesis: all my own works shall be marked with * when cited, like this: as I noted in [3*], something something All other works shall be cited as usual. In ...
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Referencing a database

I'm looking for a template of how to reference a database, such as data.stackexchange.com. Should it simply be considered as an electronic source, or is there a certain way such items should be ...
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citeyearpar in latex that would compress the years together

So I have two articles that have the same main author. I found an answer in this website to how to make the \citeyearpar to become hyperrefed: \DeclareCiteCommand{\citeyearpar} {} ...
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Numerical AND Author-year modes for cites in the same file

I want to use two ways to cite references in the same file. One numerical, and another one in the author-year style. I also want that only the numerical references appear at the end of the document in ...
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Should one cite a LaTeX package in a scientific publication?

R world has the convention of citing heavily used packages in a scientific publication (see for example this). You can get the reference to be used with citation() command. For example: ...
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Closed interval looks like citation in IEEE format

The IEEE citation format uses inline numbering like [1] or [1,13] to refer to cited works. This coincidentally can look a lot like mathematical closed intervals when there are two numbers. While the ...
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How do I cite author in LaTeX?

How do I cite authors in LaTeX? I tried using natbib package ---- doc.tex ---- ... \usepackage{natbib} ... \citeauthor{736184} ... ---- doc.bib ---- @inproceedings{736184, author = {Broder, ...
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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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Automatically creating a table from datatool using references in the text

This question is based on Peter Grill's answer to "Table including rows of a master table".. The function \PrintDTLTable takes an optional list of rowIDs (first row of the data file) as its first ...