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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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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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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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Citing a range of papers (using numeric keys)?

Is there a way so that, when I cite a range of papers, the output is a range of numbers, instead of a list of numbers? In other words, when I type ... some dummy text here is due to me \cite{me1, ...
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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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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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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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Citing the source of an equation?

I cant find a good way of adding a \cite to an equation. I'd like to give a reference to the equation's source, but I can't figure out how to typeset it nicely. If I include it in with the equation ...
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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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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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Texstudio - Spellchecking not working with \autocite

In a somewhat similar problem as in this question in Texstudio spellchecking does not work when I use \autocite. Here is a MWE to show what I mean \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{memoir} ...
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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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Adjusting longnamesfirst to use et. al. on first occurence with more than 3 authors

I am making final adjustments to my thesis, ensuring that I am using the correct citation rules etc. Now it turns out I need to use all the authors' names in a citation on the first occurrence, as ...
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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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Equal contribution (co-first authors) in BibTeX

Is there a standard way of indicating co-first authorships in a BibTeX entry? Equal-contribution is usually indicated by * (or some other symbol) next to the author names in the paper, but it is a ...
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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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Citation completion in vim latex-suite on Windows 8.1 Update

This is potentially a duplicate of this tex.se question, but I tried all the advice with still no solution. I am on 64-bit Windows 8.1 Update with gvim 7.4, Python 2.7.7 (Anaconda 2.0.1 32-bit), and ...
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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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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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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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How to cite an unpublished preprint with Bibtex?

I am learning Bibtex and am doing well with those references which I can find with google scholar. But I need to cite an unpublished preprint Combinatorial Group Theory In Homotopy Theory I by Fred R ...
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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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Making citep citation call-out “live”

How can I make citation call-outs created with the \citep command "live", i.e. if I click on the call-out in PDF document I am forwarded to the entry in the bibliography section?
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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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How to insert citation in Elsevier template Latex?

I am new to Latex and I am trying to write in an Elsevier template, following the instructions though placed on the template does not give me the desired outcome. I am using a .bib (name of file is ...
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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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Auto-complete feature for Texmaker citations

I have Texmaker 4.1.1 and autocomplete feature for citations doesn't work in it. I have my .bib file in the correct directory (the same as my .tex file), use biblatex, have added the command ...
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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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Changing from apacite to natbib package

I'm currently using the apacite-package for references in my thesis. However, I'd like to change the format of the references, which is currently on the form (Author, Year), to numbered style citation ...
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Ignore citations in captions in list of figures when numbering

When using the \cite command in figure captions and the ieeetr bibliography style, then BibTeX numbers the citations as appearing earlier than they do in reality (i.e. the first citation in the ...
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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 bibtex to ignore the citations in the abstract when numbering the references?

I use the IEEEtran bibliography style for my article. By default, the first-cited reference cited in the document is numbered as [1], the second one as [2], and so on. This seems to be IEEE's ...
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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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ApSS referencing style

After submitting a paper to springer I got this error message: Please revise the paper to conform with ApSS referencing style which is not [n]. What does that mean? I am using the revtex4-1 ...
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How to prevent \cite at the end of the sentence start a new line with a dot

When I end a sentence like this: Here is something you should read \cite{name}. Sometimes the end of the sentence coincies with the end of a row. In this case the next line begins with the dot at ...
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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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How to generate multiple, numeric-style citation call-outs?

In my kile documents, I want to add multiple citations. For this I use the command \cite{cristo,taylor,polgar,phillips,speirs,simoes,roberto} The names in this command give numeric references, ...
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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 to suppress Warning--empty author Message?

I am citing the IEEE-754 standard and it doesn't have an author. However, when I generate my PDF, the tool I am using (texnixcenter) provides a warning that there is no author. I would like to know ...