{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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how to cite several enteries in tufte-book

I am using tufte-book for my document and I am trying to cite several entries in one \cite command but what I get is only one number for all the citations and also the citations are listed one after ...
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How do I properly set up and cite a bibliographic entry from a bibtex file?

I'm getting an undefined control sequence error when I typeset my Latex document that cites an article in a linked BibTex library. How to fix? I have set my typesetter to pdfLaTeX > BibTex8, and path ...
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citing with a custom text not numbers or author name (Latex)

My friend is writing a math thesis in persian language. He wants to cite to references with author names and year both but in persian while the references (at the end of the thesis) are all in ...
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Odd problem with cite [closed]

my problem is that I can use a citation only once in the document. The paper \cite{a1} indicates that... \cite{a1} also proves that... This results in: The paper (1) indicates that... (?) ...
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Citations using apacite

I am using apacite package to cite in my code, but it doesn't work. They show question marks when I run it. Here's the .tex and .bib. I am using texmaker. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} ...
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Bibliography partially not recognized

I am creating a document in Latex with a lot of references. My issue is that when I run it to get the pdf, I get all my references in the chapter "References", but some of them appears as question ...
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Coloring citations in the text

(possible duplicate) hi, i try to color my citations using hyperref package. here is my preamble: \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{setspace,scrextend,sectsty,microtype,endnotes,xcolor} ...
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Unwanted space after author name when using \citep

I am new to LaTeX and am having trouble when using \citep. Whenever I use it there is an extra space that is inserted after the author and before the comma. This is an example of what I get: known ...
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Lyx citation style: et al only when three or more authors

I'm using lyx and bibtex for my master thesis. In lyx, I changed the bibliography style from standard to natbib (author-year). The problem occurs when I cite a paper with two authors. The reference to ...
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References and citation call-outs are not printed

I am writing an article. MWE is given below. \documentclass[a4paper,times,12pt,ifthen]{article} \usepackage{enumerate} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{epsfig} \usepackage{epstopdf} ...
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Changed Biber/Biblatex citation styles, changed back, now citation keys instead of citations are displayed

I am attempting to create an APA citation of the format (Rubinstein, 1994, p. 773). The instructions I found online say to use: \parencite[p.~773]{Rubinstein1994}, with the following set-up: ...
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Using \includegraphics messes up with every citation [closed]

My citations work but as soon as I insert an image with \includegraphics it tells me that the image is not a .png when it is and then every single citation in the document gives me the "Citation 'xy' ...
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Citation numbers in parenthesis instead of square brackets with custom make.bst made citation style

I have made a custom bibliography style with make.bst, where i chose numerical in-text citations. The default style is apparently with square brackets around the citation number, but i need ...
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How can I make citations of expression used in my own text using superscript?

I am writing a presentation, and in title page I have the authors names, and I want to reference those names to the email, which I'll write bellow. How can I do that? \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} ...
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How to get sorted and compressed citations when using split bibliography lists and defernumbers=true in biblatex?

My reference list is showed in 2 lists based on the entrytype of the bib reference. I want the lists sorted numerically. Also, I want the citations in a sorted and compressed way. The problem is that ...
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Citing a URL in MNRAS style (mn2e)

I am using natbib with the mn2e bibliography style (for papers submitted to MNRAS astronomical journal). They provide a Latex template and style guide but in their style guide it specifies that ...
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Natbib confused with same first author and year but different coauthors

I want to cite the three papers by same first author but different coauthors all published in the same year. This gives me an error: the same citation without distinguishing or adding extra letter. ...
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Format footnotes

How can I adjust the indent of the footnote (red arrow) and the space after the number in the footnote (blue arrow)? And why do I get this ugly new line artifact after a normal line break (green ...
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Changing the name of the .tex file breaks the citations

I've been working on a project for two years with TexMaker and never had this problem. Now, however, whenever I use a name that is any different from "[Name of article] (25 March 2016).tex" (for ex. ...
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Change [ for ( with cite package

Is there an option with the package cite to change the display of a citation from [John and Mary 2014] to (John and Mary 2014) ? I found this pdf with some options about the package but ...
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Multiple citations as footnotes in one line in beamer presentation style

Following this and this, for slides with a lot of citations appearing in footnotes, can I have multiple "author, year" citations on the same line, e.g.: 1 name year 2 name year 3 name year 4 name ...
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How to order citations in bibtex of same author's papers

I am using an \bibliographystyle{apalike}. I like that the citations are ordered alphabetically. But, If I have some papers of the same author with different year and co-authors, I would like that ...
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Issues with Harvard style citation implementation [closed]

I'm about to write a document, where I'm required to use Harvard citation style in alphabetical order. Now I've searched for a few solutions and found the package Harvard which seems to work so far. ...
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Is there a way to optimize citation order?

Currently, within each citation block, I'm listing citations by date. So I'll have a command with something ...
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Manual Bibliography Entries in BibTeX [duplicate]

I need to create a bibliography that meets very specific style guidelines not compatible with any packages in LaTeX. Therefore, I need to be able to enter the exact text I want to appear in my ...
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How should I cite LaTeX itself?

I'm writing my Bachelor's thesis in \LaTeX and I noticed e.g. Python and Matplotlib have a preferred reference they want you to cite to acknowledge the project as a whole. What is the best/most formal ...
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Biblatex/biber, citing website with “updated” tag

what is the correct way to cite a website that has published date, but also a updated date? Example: https://www.philzimmermann.com/EN/essays/WhyIWrotePGP.html @online{PGP, author = {Philip R. ...
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Multiple citations same author same year using biblatex---list year

I have searched for a solution but so far I haven't been successful. My citations for same author same year appears as: (King 2000a,b, 2001a,b). However I would like it to appear as: (King 2000a, ...
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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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change tracking commands have issues with citations

I am revising a scientific publication and keeping track of the changes using the \added{}, \deleted{}, and \replaced{bad}{good} commands. The compilation fails when trying to replace/add/delete text ...
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Footnote separator line appears in the wrong side of the page

I'm writing my Master's thesis and so far, no big problems. Now I have this issue with the footnote separator line at the beginning of one chapter, only on this page: it appears on the right instead ...
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Citing multiple references using natbib in ShareLatex

I am using this piece of code (as suggested by various questions/answers on tex.stackexchange.com. \documentclass{bioinfo} \usepackage[numbers,sort&compress]{natbib} \begin{document} ...
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Redefining `scriptsize` and `smartcite` size

I'm trying to change the size of indices, both super- and sub-. I thought that by redefining \scriptsize it would do the trick, but it doesn't. Also, I tried to redefine \textsuperscript, but it ...
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Short author list in sidenote citations, full list in references

In the Tufte handouts style, how can I cite a reference such that the corresponding side note cuts the author list to "First Author et al." when there are more than 2 authors? In the bibliography at ...
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Cite software/libraries using bibtex

I would like to cite some sofware libraries I am using in a program using bibtex, but I can't quite figure out how to make that work properly. An entry might look like this: @misc{CGAL, key = ...
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Setting an alphabetic citation style in LyX

How can I get LyX to use a different citation style? Instead of the numeric citations [1] I would like abbreviations of the author names and a 2-figure year: [EPR35]. I believe the alphaabbrv style ...
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Order references alphabetically with “elsarticle-num-names.bst”

How Can I order my references alphabetically using the bibliographystyle "elsarticle-num-names.bst"? Here is a MWE, copied from the elsarticle template folder itself: elsarticle-template.tex: ...
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Latex - BibTeX throws 3 errors

I'm quite new to LaTeX, so the problem might be simple, but I'm not sure about why.... I'm using LaTeX on Windows, (MiKTeX) and working with Texmaker. This is the code I'm trying to use: ...
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Getting in-text reference to load

This has been frustrating me for a while. When I am working on my paper and my bibtex file has been properly synced, and one or two citations are cited and properly updated as I write the paper, ...
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agsm bibliography style displaying all authors in text without using \citep* [duplicate]

Evening, I have two references in my bibliography file that display all the authors instead of (Author et al., year) I have this at the start of my file: \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Bibtex errors “Environment thebibliography undefined”

I'm trying to get the simplest code to work to try bibtex but I can't figure it out dispite following tutorials/searching. I'm using texmaker and I'm quite new to this. I get these messages: ! LaTeX ...
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Using Bibtex, how to remove the [keyword] that appears before the final list of references?

How can I remove the information [keyword] placed just before the final list of references? I just want the citation [keyword] in the text, but in the final list of references I want only the ...
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Why do the .bbl-file and BibTeX database not contain the same information?

I have a question regarding using references. It was all working the way it was supposed to work until yesterday night. I am writing my research proposal and I am citing a lot of papers. At some ...
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Using hyperref for a citation

I need to cite a reference with a custom text. However, I cannot make it work. Please see the following example. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} See ...
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How to cite an epub or ebook with biblatex-dw?

Background Reading so-called electronic books is becoming increasingly common, not only as a leisure activity, but also as a serious means to do research. However, there is some reluctance to embrace ...
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split output into multiple files [duplicate]

Is there a way to automatically split the output into different PDF files? The reason is that I want to generate a document "paper.pdf" and a different document "supplementarymaterial.pdf", with ...
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problems related to beamer+\footcite

I have three small problems related to beamer+\footcite. I have taken a look on the forum but I have not seen any similar topic. 1) The first one is that I have included a reference inside an ...
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Full First Name of Author in Reference List

Can someone suggest a bibliographystyle where 1. Within the text, citations are only with surnames and year; say Brown and Rahman (2016). 2. But, in the reference list we have the full first name of ...
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How to use multiple citation styles in the main document with elsarticle?

I am trying to add author's name in addition to reference number with elsarticle. However with MWE given below I am unable to do so. Expected output MWE output MWE \documentclass[review, ...
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bibtex and genitive / possessive 's: the proper way to obtain “Kuran's (1989) model”

Is there an automatic way to attach a genitive apostrophe or " ' s " to an author's name? Currently I use: \citeauthor{kuran1989}'s \citeyear{kuran1989} But since this comes up regularily I'd like ...