{natbib} is a package for bibliographies and citations. It is especially designed for the author-year type citation styles that are common in the natural and social sciences.

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Need help balancing the columns of references using two-column IEEEtran on last page

I need to balance the literature of my article. I've tried \usepackage{flushend} \usepackage{balance} without any luck. Can you please assist me how I can get the the two columns of the last page ...
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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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Change only last number of last page in page range in Bibliography

My university's referencing style requires that for a page range, the digits for the last page should only be those digits that have not changed from the first page, e.g. 653-6, 643-53, 540-750. I am ...
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Change separator in Bibliography only for year

I am modifying a .bst file to be inline with my universities citation style. Most of the elements of the reference are required to be separated by a '.'. This is not for the case between the year and ...
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Two bibliographies, using natbib

I'd like to print two bibliographies at the end of my document. One would be for Articles and other for Online sources. The bibliographies would be one after the other at the end of the document. Here ...
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Administrative Science Quarterly (ASQ) journal bibliography style

I am submitting a paper to the Administrative Science Quarterly (ASQ) journal, and I would like to format the bibliography according to their requirements. There are a couple of specific style ...
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How to make citet author italic

I'm using natbib and IEEEtranN.bst (or IEEEtran.bst) \usepackage[square,sort,comma,numbers]{natbib} \bibliographystyle{IEEEtranN.bst} I want to make the author name and et al. both italic without ...
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How to change behaviour of BiBTeX extra.labels for references with No Date?

I have references in my thesis that are by the same author and have no date associated with them. I need to edit the way LaTex handles these references, by placing a ":" between 'No Date' and the ...
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Error from Package inputenc: Keyboard character used is undefined

I'm getting an error I cannot explain in my TeX-File. I thought it's because of the ü in a specific BibTeX-key but It seems like this is not the case. I'm using natbib with unsrtnat and the bib-File ...
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option clash for package natbib

as I use the command: \usepackage [square]{natbib}, I get the following error: Option clash for package natbib. How I can solve this problem.
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How to show all the names of three or less authors in text?

I am using the article document class and the natbib package. When I cite 3 or more authors, this is shown as FirstAuthor et al. I want to change this such that when I have one, two or three authors, ...
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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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natbib package - authoryear problems

I am using the natbib package with the \citep command. I want to have author-year citations[author, year] but when I compile everything is in the numerical [29] format. I tried everything, including ...
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How to show natbib reference as “first author et al”?

I have a problem with a citation call-out generated with the natbib package I get this [Y. Kuwata, M. T. Wolf, D. Zarzhitsky and T. L. Huntsberger, 2013] I would like [Kuwata et al., 2013] MWE ...
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Defining citation commands with different case for the same label

I am using LaTeX on Windows and I need to customize the formatting of citation labels in my thesis. I produced a new citation style fitting my needs for the natbib package, but I have trouble with ...
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linebreaking of name-year citation style in arxiv version

I was trying to submit a manuscript to the arXiv using the imsart package: see here. I am using the name-year citation style, and it works well in my own tex compiler. However the version that the ...
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Using fully expanded result as a simple string (with citet and \IfSubStr)

I am breaking my head with that problem, without finding anything that could help on Internet : The initial problem is that I write an essay in French but I need to include some articles written in ...
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Natbib error with Journal of Complex Networks (OUP)

I'm submitting a paper to the Journal of Complex Networks (An Oxford University Press journal). They provide their LaTeX class files at this page. I'm getting the following error: ERROR: ...
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Why “package natbib warning: there where undefined citations. and result is ”?" [duplicate]

\documentclass{article} %\usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{references.bib} @misc {dg, author = {{Detroit Gazette}}, note = {1817--1830. Microfilm edition, Detroit Gazette ...
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natbib with superscript option does not handle optional parameter well [duplicate]

I am using natbib for citation like so: \usepackage[super, comma, numbers, square, sort]{natbib} With normal citations, e.g. \cite{some-ref} this works as expected. But when i try to pass an ...
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Conflict of backrefalt for bibliographies at end of each chapter (using natbib and chapterbib)

I want to have the bibliographies at end of each chapter and still have the cross-reference on the reference list stating "Cited on pages:" using natbib and chapterbib packages. To compile the ...
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bibtex, bibliographic style

I am currently using bibtex to create a bibliography, but I want to change the appearance. I want it to be like this: Last name, initials from first name. (year): Title. *Journal*, **volume**, pp. ...
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Compare authors of two natbib references

I am trying to find out whether two references have the same author with natbib. But I seem to be unable to get basic string comparisons working. Without a deeper understanding, I have tried ...
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PassOptionsToPackage: natbib via svjour3

In this MWE, I am unable to pass options to natbib via svjour3, which requires natbib. The commented alternative works fine, but has some drawbacks (e.g., the code in svjour3 after ...
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How to cite a title with natbib?

I have searched far and wide after a solution, but haven't found one that works. The most prominent ones looks like: \citetitle and \citeeditor using the natbib & hyperref packages and ...
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Error with chapterbib

I'm trying to make a chapter by chapter bibliography. I used chapterbib package, using rsc bibliography style. The problem is that it won't compile at the end. Here's part of the preamble i use ...
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Beamer Presentation References slide can't allowframebreaks and have \frametitle

I am writing a Beamer presentation and my references are too long for one frame. So I tried to use [allowframebreaks], but then I get the TeX capacity exceeded error if I have a \frametitle. I can ...
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Error with BiBTeX when compiling

I have some issues using BibTeX for my bibliography. LaTeX keeps having error about this undefined control sequence: ! Undefined control sequence.<write> ...
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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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Unexplained vertical space between some bib entries?

I'm using the APA6 package with natbib, and I noticed that some of my bib entries have a vertical space. I think it has to do with there being a particularly long "word" at the end of an entry (e.g., ...
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how to change reference colour to blue

I downloaded a template from Journal of Applied Physics - Scitation. You can see the template from this link http://publishing.aip.org/authors/preparing-your-manuscript The problem is that the ...
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Citation in longtable overflows into margin

I have to produce two different versions of a document: one with author-year citations, and one with numbered citations. Thus, I'm using natbib and for each document I modify the natbib options. ...
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Natbib, and the problem of custom bibliography styles

So, I tried asking this without much luck. Here is try 2. My problem is that I am getting the same error as this user. The suggested (and effective) solution was to simply change the bibliography ...
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To get “et al” in the text when a reference is cited with natbib and IEEEtranN

I have loaded \usepackage[round, sort]{natbib} and \bibliographystyle{IEEEtranN} my .bib is: @misc{kinaSUR, author = "{Barnett, S., Etchells, D., Weidelich, Z. and Tomkins,M}", title = ...
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command to generate a \cite{} only on first use

In a book dealing with R, I use a command \pkg{} for every mention of an R package, that also generates index extries via another command \ixp{}. \newcommand{\pkg}[1]{\textsf{#1}\ixp{#1}} All ...
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Citing problem in Elsarticle

I'm trying to cite in parenthesis format with the name of the author and the year but when I compile it, it keeps asking for the name of the author. here is my code: \documentclass[10pt, ...
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Missing letter identification in bibliography for two papers with same author and year. (Natbib+BibTex+makebst)

I've made a custom .bst file, using makebst. When using Natbib, I get for two papers in the same year and author, a letter identifying the two papers as "a" and "b" in the citation. Sadly, no letter ...
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Natbib errors: find which entry is causing them

When one is pestered with the all too familiar error message ! Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations, how does one find which entry is causing the problem? ...
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Using natbib to insert “and” before last citation in a citation list (if possible sorted)

I am using \usepackage[square,semicolon,authoryear,sort]{natbib} I want to generate citations equivalent of \citet{paper1}, \citet{paper2}, and \citet{paper3} \citet{paper4} and \citet{paper5} ...
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Make book title upright when using natbibapa {apacite}

To comply with the formatting style of my university, I would need to change only the book title style from italicized to upright in the bibliography. Is there an easy way to do this? MWE: ...
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Hack of .bst to add urldate in @misc in BibTex with natbib

Trying to add urldate to my bst-file. I have the entry as: ENTRY { address ... url urldate ... year } With the two functions defining url and urldate: FUNCTION ...
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Citation link not split for page break, again

I have stumbled over a rare case of the notorious \pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level than \pdfstartlink error on an up to date system (Ubuntu 14.10, hyperref 6.83m). It occurs if all of ...
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Wrap natbib macros \citep and \citet

How can I patch the natbib commands \citep, \citet and the like? I have tried xparse (MWE below), etoolbox (the \pretocmd and \apptocmd commands) and xpatch (the \xpretocmd and \xapptocmd commands) ...
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Natbib “Author undefined” error [duplicate]

After compiling, I receive several warnings of the following form: Author undefined for citation`Lin1995' (natbib) on page 25 Here are some examples: The relevant LaTeX code: For ...
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Remove comma after optional argument in Natbib

I want to be able to add optional arguments surrounding my references with Natbib, using \citep [see][for review]{besnard2012reconsolidation}, but my output is (see Besnard et al., 2012, for ...
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biboptions not recognized

I have been using elsarticle.cls for most of my work. Now I am trying to take those papers and put them into a thesis, using a thesis template given by my school. The elsarticle says in the preamble ...
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Beamer-style icons in the bibliography when using natbib

I recently discovered the natbib package which is very useful for citing references in a beamer presentation or poster. I only have one problem with this. Without using natbib (and with for example ...
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natbib package error

I have been using the regular \cite command for my citations all the time. But now I used the 'natbib' package and instead used \citep and \citet, but this keeps giving me errors in the natbib.sty ...
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Reason for double hyphen instead of single hyphen for page numbers in bibliography? [duplicate]

Page numbers in my thesis chapter bibliography are not being displayed properly when I compile using XeLatex in TeXstudio on my mac (OS X Yosemite): In my preamble: \usepackage{natbib} ...
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How can I use LaTeX's default thebibliography with the AASTeX package?

I am trying to prepare a paper for submission to a journal that is not an AAS publication, but I would still like to use the AASTeX package for the tools it provides and stylistic reasons. The journal ...