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Biber/BibLaTeX - How to insert a small-space inside \parencite's-[post]-bracket automatically? Example: (cf. Doe, 1998, page <toobigspace> 25)

Imagine an ordinary Harvard-citation-style by using the \parencite-function: The application in it's initial state... \parencite[pre][post]{authorID} ... in practice, will be used like this... ...
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Natbib in-text citation displays year in brackets

When citing a paper I want output to be like this: Ryan [1999] OR (Chen, Liu, and Ryan [2008],Cheng, Dhaliwal, and Neamtiu [2011]). In other words, I need year to be in brackets. However what I get ...
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Remove an unwanted space between the author and comma using APACITE

I recently started using the APACITE package but when I put a citation in the text I get an unwanted space between the author and the comma, before the year (i.e. Author-Space-Comma-Space-Year). I ...
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How do I properly cite this German-language paper?

I am currently converting a bibliography for a paper (which I did not write) into bibtex and I am having trouble understanding the citations in the image below: (these are not my own, this is just an ...
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How to get an option for square brackets in \textcite?

Currently in the preamble I have: \usepackage[ backend=biber, style=authoryear, isbn=false, doi=false ]{biblatex} My figures´ code looks like: \begin{figure} ...
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How can i use BibTex to cite a software?

I want to cite a software in the following format author name, software name, version number, year, available at url pointing to the software in BibTex....plz help...
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van prefix is not in capital at beginning of sentence

The answer to this question states that "van" prefix should be in capitals when it appears at the beginning of a sentence. But the code below typesets "van Dijk". How can I get "Van Dijk" when it ...
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colored citations in \section

I am trying to put in a citation on a section heading using opaline style (yes, I know some think this is a bad idea, but let us leave that aside for now). If I put in \section{Section Heading ...
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Why \footcite renders differently styled footnotes than \footnote on my mac but not on shared latex [duplicate]

I want to use \footcite to cite in my thesis which I'm setting up now to render in TeXstudio using pdflatex on my Mac with the full MacTeX. When I enter footnotes using \footnote all is well, but when ...
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How do you cite a reprinted book? [duplicate]

I have this entry in BibTeX. @book{christensen1979mechanics, title={Mechanics of composite materials}, author={Christensen, RM}, year={1979}, publisher={Wiley-Interscience, New York, NY} } ...
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I need to be able to mention ancient authors with biblatex [closed]

The first time, a citation should look like this: Livio, ab urbe condita 1,7 that means "Livio, book 1, paragraph 7", Another time, still book 1 (one) but citing another paragraph, it should ...
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BibLaTex cite style: prenote [number] postnote

I would like to see this output for \cite[see][1]{Key}, e.g.: "see [2], p. 1". That means like style=numeric, but only the number should be wrapped in square brackets, but not the rest. More general: ...
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Problem with the order of reference using IEEEtran [duplicate]

I'm working in my thesis using the IEEEtran reference. \bibliography{bib_DST_Master} \bibliographystyle{ieeetr} But, I have problems with the order from reference. For example, below picture shows ...
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biblatex footcite style

I'm currently using biblatex and biber for my bibliography. While using bibstyle=alphabetic and citestyle=alphabetic generates the desired output, I want to edit the footcite format. As you might ...
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natbib - bibliography

After some research I found the bibliographystyle "humannat". It does look exactly the way I was looking for, except the new line after "Name, First Name" \documentclass{article} ...
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Change citation label using multibbl package

I'm writing a document with two bibliographies, one for references and the other for links. My code is in this format: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multibbl} \newbibliography{R} ...
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Why does \cite work but \citep and \ref do not?

I'm using a Makefile that was working which looks: # partly autogenerated, that's why it's so ugly! # say 'make V=1' to see the full build output ifndef V Q = @ Q_LATEX = sh -c 'echo -e " " `echo ...
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citation order problem with document class and bibstyle

I hope the title of this is somehow fitting. I'm currently writing my master's thesis and I just can't work out why my citations aren't in the right order. I am forced to use the Vancouver style, ...
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LaTex natbib package listing all authors in within-text references

Morning, A few of my within text references are listing the names of the authors rather than et al.,. It is only 4 out of the 250 odd references in my thesis I am having an issue with. I am using ...
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Remove parenthesis around year from citation with biblatex

I want to remove the parenthesis around the year from a citation using biblatex. Hopefully the code and screenshot of the outputted PDF explains what I'm currently getting and what I need. ...
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Problem with Citation Numbering

I have problems with my cite numbering. For example the first citation in my document is number 6 which is numbered correctly in the bibliography but how can I change it to number 1,2,3 and so on as I ...
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Extra spaces problem when using soul package combined with cite package to highlight citation

When I use the soul package combined with the cite package to highlight some text that contains tilde and citation (e.g. \hl{Ref.~\cite{xyz}}, I get unwanted extra space between the word "Ref." and ...
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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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in-text citation in sharelatex beamer presentation template

I want to use some in-text citation in the beamer. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{width=8.5cm,compat=1.9} \usetheme{default} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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How to hide “optional string” from \cite[optional string]{key}

How can I hide the "optional string" from \cite[optional string]{key} without removing it? Is there a global switch which disables printing the "optional string"? \documentclass{article} ...
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natbib same author same year: cite as “a”, “b” etc

In the below file, I wanted the three references to be cited as Inger et al 2006a, Inger et al 2006b and Inger et al 2006c. This answer seems to achieve what I want, but requires fiddling with the ...
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using footcite inside an image label

Im currently trying to implement footcites into my document \documentclass[11pt]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[backend=biber, style=numeric, citestyle=reading ...
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Cite page number in parentheses

When I use \bibliographystyle{plain} and type Hello~\cite[Fig.~6]{wickerson15}., I get something like this: Hello [1, Fig. 6]. I don't like the comma separator here, and would rather have my ...
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Rearranging \cite arguments

I have the following requirement for my thesis: If I cite multiple citations, I should cite my papers first. The names of all my papers start with “my:”. So I want to define a new command that ...
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bibliographystyle{plainnat} - citations and multicitations problem

I'm having two main problems with my master thesis citations. I’m using JabRef for building my bib file. For example I have the following authors in the bib file: 1. Author = {{Silva, Peter}}, ...
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Garbage symbols do not go away

I am working on a document, which I build, using TeXstudio (default compiler is pdflatex). For the automatic inclusion of bibliography, I am using natbib (have to use it, as there is a dependency on a ...
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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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Bibliography only printing the authors issue

I am having a slight issue whilst trying to do my bibliography for my project. I am seeing the following when I am printing my bibliography: as seen above, the title the year- literally nothing ...
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LaTeX + BibTeX writes “author?” in front of each citation

I used to write my papers on Windows, with all my citations in a .bib file, which is imported like this: % Bibliography \bibliographystyle{plain} \bibliography{MyBibliography} This all compiled ...
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Package natbib Warning Submission in arXiv

While doing a submission a paper in arXiv, I got these two problems "LaTeX Warning: Reference `xxxx' on page xx undefined on input l ine xxx. "Package natbib Warning: Citation "xxxx" on page xx ...
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Multiple citation in sentence fine but citation in one bracket is problem

I couldn't cite multiple author in one sentence now I can do it after editing useage{natbib} and citing with \citep{key1, key2}. I see the result (Key1 name; key2 name) which I wanted. Now I see the ...
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citing an online database

I have to cite a dataset from World Bank. What I write is the following: \usepackage{natbib} \begin{document} ..., Data from \cite{WB2014}. \bibliographystyle{apa} \bibliography{mybib} \end{document} ...
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Sorting of multiple citations with biblatex

I would like multiple citations to be sorted with respect to the order that they appear in the references, no matter the order in which I write them. Please see the following MWE. It produces ...
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Is there a way of using something similar to natbib's \citenum in biblatex?

The natbib package provides the command \citenum, which returns just the number of the citation, unlike the typeset reference of \cite. Is a similar command available for biblatex?
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How to tell BibLaTeX to produce the full citation instead of “ibid.” at a specific location?

Background: I am using BibLaTeX/Biber with style=authoryear-icomp to produce "(ibid.)" whenever there are successive identical citations. However, at certain points, I use \citetext{foo} to enter a ...
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reduce spacing before and after citation

Having used these instructions I saw a problem. When I use the \citep command I take: ( name, date ) Instead of: (name, date) What's my problem? ...
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Turn parentheses and comma into link when citing with natbib and hyperref

How can I change the comma and the parentheses of a reference into part of that reference? I use hyperref along with natbib to get the Harvard citation style, and hence use \citet{} to cite in text ...
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Citation call-out, with hyperlink, to manually-input bibitem

I have manually created all entries in the bibliography section. Now, I would like to create authoryear-style citation call-outs and hyperlink the citation call-outs to the entries in the ...
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How can I compress multiple citatation while using ieeeconf framework?

If you check the output image, you can see that the citations came out [10], [11]; however I want them to look like [10, 11]. Thanks \documentclass[letterpaper, 10 pt, conference]{ieeeconf} ...
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Bibtex, 2 questions about pages in my Bibliography

I am writing my master thesis, and got one problem with the bibtex. below is a mini example: first, I create a folder, in the folder, there are a mini_example.txt , a thesis.bib file, a folder called ...
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Citing a section in a reference

I would like ro cite the section of a bibliography reference in my text file. As an example, lets assume, i have a reference in the bibliography as follows: \bibitem{Ref8} I would like to refer a ...
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Author-number citation with elsarticle

With the elsarticle class, how can I achieve author-number citations? This is what I need: Smith and Dow [1] wrote Using \citep{SmithDow} wrote only prints [1] wrote and \citet{SmithDow} ...
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Changing color of cites with hypersetup not working

I'm trying to change the colors of my cites. I would like to get a light blue color for them. I tried using hypersetup but it seems not to work. Here is my MWE: ...
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Citing acronyms with acro package

using the cite and cite-cmd features of the acro package seems to have at least two problems for me. When an acronym occurs only once, it is spelled out without the abbreviation, which is fine. ...
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Recommended practice for spacing between “and” and “\ref{}”? [closed]

It is widely known that one should insert a non-breaking space ~ between the name of a reference and the reference itself, e.g., As we can see from figure~\ref{fig:foo}, [...] This avoids the word ...