{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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Problem in bibtex when using authordate1 bibliography style

I need to use the authordate1 style in my thesis. When I compile, it always shows a lot of errors from bibtex. My bibtex file is: @Book{ Card:1983:PHI:578027, author = "Stuart K. Card and Allen ...
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Natbib setcitestyle causes “undefined control sequence error”

The following test code works if I comment out the \setcitestyle line. If I don't it throws a "undefined control sequence error." What's wrong? (I'm using the MacTeX-2011 distribution.) ...
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Custom bibliography style (natbib like) with biblatex

I have just switched from natbib to biblatex, and I am trying to restore some of the previous layouts. I have this import now: \usepackage[natbib=true,style=verbose-ibid,isbn=false]{biblatex} which ...
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Question mark shown instead of citation using harvard

I am getting [?] when citing using harvard. If I use \citeasnoun I get the citation. How do I solve this problem. I am using TeXnicCenter with MikTeX 2.9 and installed the harvard package. ...
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Disable compression of author-year citations in natbib

I would like to disable the compression of author-year citations in natbib. For example, the following source code generates the output "[Miller, 2001, 2002]": \documentclass{article} ...
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Using different aliases for textual and parenthetical citations in natbib

I need to define distinct aliases in textual and parenthetical citations for the same reference. For example, I would like \citetalias{Miller2012} to result in "Miller et al. [2012, Paper 1]", while ...
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Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations

I have a basic tex file and a bibliography which is exported from Mendeley However, when I want to cite in the author-year style, I get the error: Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible ...
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Bibtex/natbib: how can you print same bibliography twice?

I want to compile my document with in the end a list of all my cited sources: 'references', but also a list of 'recommended readings', so a re-print of the same bibliography that outputs ALL sources ...
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APA conform \bibentry in document's body using natbib

I would like to cite some bibentries in full text in the body of my document. @Gonzalo Medina provided a solution to an almost identical problem which is (marginally modified) shown below. ...
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Natbib of DOI with bad characters

I have a BibTeX file with the following entry: @article{Garbrecht1998, title={The treatment of flat areas and depressions in automated drainage analysis of raster digital elevation models}, ...
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How to cite two references and include their pages with natbib?

\cite[p.~11]{Author1:2003a} This inserts the number of page only for one author like "(Author1, 2003, p. 11)" However, I would like something like "(Author1, 2003, p. 11, Author2, 2003, p. 22)" ...
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\citetitle and \citeeditor using the natbib & hyperref packages

I am very much committed to the natbib package, but still want to cite different fields of my bibliography items. For this I am using this code found in a google forum. ...
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Implementing \bibhang in multibib

I have been using moderncv as a template for several years, but I am now trying to solve a problem that has long bothered me: being able to use \bibhang in my list of publications. The moderncv ...
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How do I use “John et. al. 1990 ” citation for more than two authors?

I am trying to use natbib for citation. Whenever I am trying to use more than two authors for citation instead of using "et. al. " , citation becomes number format instead of author year citation. I ...
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No hyper refs from citation to bibliography using BiBTeX, hyperref and harvard

I am trying to get internal hyperrefs from citation to the bibliography page. I am using BiBTeX, the harvard package, the hyperref package with optional [hidelinks]. The latter works fine to me on the ...
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natbib authoryear error [closed]

I'm getting natbib error: Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations. The 'help' says Check the bibliography entries for non-compliant syntax, or select author-year Bibtex style ...
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Problem organising Harvard bibliography

Please help! My thesis bibliography is formatted in a modified Harvard-esque style (natbib). My examiners have requested that multiple papers by the same first author are cited in date order, but I ...
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How do I make a bibtex style file compatible with natbib author citations

I'm trying to convert my manuscript to PloS Comp Bio style. They provide a BibTeX style file. This works fine for inline citations with \usepackage[numbers,sort&compress]{natbib} (i.e. ...
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Adding urldate to url function? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: urldate in BibTeX gets ignored My university has their own .bst file for outputting references. But the urldate of internet articles is not included. There is a function ...
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Superscript page numbers with natbib

I'm with an annoying problem with natbib. When the super parameter is used, the citation happily goes superscript but the page or chapter number doesn't. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[numbers, ...
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Changing the colon to a comma after the vol.(num.) in bst file

I need to change the format in the .bst file that I am using. The format currently as: Beth, T. and Gollmann, D. (1989). Algorithm Engineering for Public Key Algorithm. IEEE Journal on selected ...
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Using different bibliographic styles in the same document [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I have two different styles of bibliography in the same document? I'd like to use in the same document: the numerical style in natbib to list my own bibliography ...
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Cannot see the .bib file contents

I'm realty new at using LaTeX. But I have an problem getting an .bib file to show in my output: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{natbib} \begin{document} \title{Title} \author{Author} ...
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Non superscript citations for figures

Is it possible to reference figures like so taken from \emph{ref. \cite{reference}} with non superscript numbers, while leaving the rest of the references in the bulk of the document untouched? ...
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Referring to a website in `bibtex`

I am referring to a website in a scientific paper, the website is providing some stats. What do I write in the author field? The stats are collected using programs installed on some players PCs. I ...
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Bibliography title fontsize problem with BibTeX and the natbib package

I'm trying to change the fontsize of the Bibliography title to a normal size but I can't do it. I already try (without results): \let\chapter=\chapter \let\chapter=\section %works, but all the ...
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natbib | Question Mark instead of Citation

I've spend hours already trying to get natbib running. Im using Texmaker on Windows XP and just cannot find the problem: I made sure the link to the .bib file is correct I changed the bibliography ...
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Authors are not found for citation by natbib

I am trying to use Natbib to print et al. for authors, for instance "Jeannet et al. [1]". \documentclass[runningheads,orivec]{llncs} \usepackage{natbib} \begin{document} \cite{jeannetmine09} % ...
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BibTeX, Natbib, and Algorithm2e

I'm trying to prepare a journal submission, and I'm having trouble getting natbib to play nicely. When I include natbib in my document, it gives me the following error: ! Undefined control sequence ...
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Use citeauthor with a bibliography style other than plainnat

I am trying to use \citeauthor from the natbib package with a bibliography style that is provided by a journal. Is this possible? I looked at plainnat.bst, but I didn't see any instances of ...
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Modify list of authors (`format.names` problem)

I am using natbib and started with apa-good.bst and was able to make minor modifications; for example use full-name instead of abbreviated :) But even after reading several tutorials on the "unnamed ...
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Getting natbib to follow IEEE numeric citation format

I'm wondering if anyone can suggest a better way to tweak natbib to generate numeric references that follow IEEE's citation reference guide and style manual. Specifically, IEEE wants each of a group ...
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Italic citation reference for author name using natbib

I'm trying to get italics for the author name within the citation using natbib with agsm style. My MWE: \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} @BOOK{Smith2011, author = ...
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How to get (Reference1; Reference2; see Reference3 for review)?

I'm using natbib package (\usepackage[round,authoryear]{natbib}) and I want something like: (Buhusi, 2009; see Bueti, 2011 for review) If I do \citep[see][for review]{Buhusi,Bueti}, I can get, ...
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Can I place citations in captions using Tufte?

I'm trying to get Tufte marginal material (citations, footnotes, and captions) to support incorporate citations as they do in the Tufte books. What I'm looking for is the "conversational" style that's ...
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REVTeX4-1 biblography problems

My co-author and me have decided to send a paper to the Journal of Mathematical Physics which is a publication of American Institute of Physics. Being a junior co-author I got the dirty job of ...
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Modifying reference style

I'm preparing a document with references that should be set out as follows: http://www.i-cite.bham.ac.uk/harvard_reference_list.shtml http://www.i-cite.bham.ac.uk/harvard_citing.shtml The code I ...
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\cite[page]{book} inside \caption[…]{…}

Is it somehow possible to put a citation including page specification, as in \cite[page]{book}, inside the list-of-figures-relevant caption of a figure, i.e. \caption[*HERE*]{...}? I can do ...
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How do I get full or abbreviated citations to appear automatically in Tufte footnotes (sidenotes)? [closed]

I'm experimenting with a promising approach to generate generate abbreviated citations in Tufte documents automatically using \cite alone, once a reference has already been used. But I've encounters ...
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Is there a way to prevent URLs from appearing in \bibentry citations?

I'm using Tufte document classes, in which citations appear as sidenotes consisting of the full bibliography entry, using (I believe) \bibentry. Many of my bibliography entries contain URLs (and I ...
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Can I automatically generate abbreviated citations in Tufte documents after the first occurrence?

In documents using Tufte document classes (tuft-handout or tuft-book) \cite is replaced by a footnote (which appears as a sidenote) corresponding to the full bibliography entry for the cited work. ...
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how do I get Left-justified text in my bibliography?

Using the natbib package, how do I get left-justified text? Here is my preamble: \documentclass[11pt]{report} \usepackage{amsmath,appendix} \usepackage{fullpage,lipsum,multirow} ...
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New apacite package (2012-Feb-14) problem?

A new version of the apacite package was introduced on 2012-Feb-14, with three added options to select different citation commands: apaciteclassic, natbibapa, and nocitation. I installed the package ...
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Natbib puts reference data one line per item

I'm using: \documentclass[oneside,article,openbib,12pt,titlepage]{memoir} \usepackage[authoryear,round]{natbib} % Better bibliography support \bibpunct{(}{)}{,}{a}{,}{,} in the preamble of my ...
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Using “and” instead of ampersand in natbib in-text citations (“\citet”)

I am using natbib and a modified \bibliographystyle that approximates the APA style (downloaded from here: http://web.reed.edu/cis/help/latex/images/apa-good.bst.zip). The only problem is this: In ...
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How do I repair “Author1, Author2, & Author3” citations with citet* in natbib? [closed]

This is possibly a very obscure problem. I tried searching for solutions but I had a hard time getting search engines to accept a literal ", &" string. The problem is basically this. I'm using ...
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Citing the initials of one author and the full names of other authors

In some academic circles, such as theoretical physics, during a presentation it is customary for the talking author to cite himself using only his initials, while leaving the remaining author names ...
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Space after et al. too big

I have a document as \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{natbib} \bibpunct{(}{)}{,}{a}{}{;} \makeatletter \renewcommand*{\NAT@nmfmt}[1]{\textsc{#1}} \makeatother \begin{document} According to ...
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(Author, year, abbr. journal name) as citation style

I'm using bibtex and natbib in beamer (by defining the newblock command). I would like to have citations in the slides in the format (Author, year, abbr. journal name) instead of just (Author, year), ...
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\citep is not working

I am new to LaTeX (MiKTeX version) and try to get authoryear citation e.g. (Hugh et al., 2009) using \citep{MCOSW}. But rather it shows the whole list of authors with year at the end e.g. (Hugh ...