{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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Natbib giving single character instead of author-year

I am using MiKTeX 2.9/TeXmaker. When I cite(\citep{}) with the natbib package, I get random characters e.g [a],[x] etc, instead of e.g [John1998]. I ran PdfLatex->Bibtex->Pdflatex->Pdflatex, ...
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How to get APS BibTeX style file to work

I just started to use BibTeX and have found it amazingly convenient. So far I have tried to use the style file h-physrev.bst from arXiv, and copied the BibTeX information directly from the site of ...
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Alphabetical order in natbib

I have read questions about this, and people say that it is just to include the natbib package and the plainnat style. For some reason my references will not sort alphabetically. Any help on this ...
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Full reference inline in text [duplicate]

Using natbib, how can I obtain a full reference inline in the body of a document? I need to include the full reference, not just the citation, at the beginning of a chapter.
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Why natbib package can not find author? [duplicate]

I have a .bib file as following: %% This BibTeX bibliography file was created using BibDesk. %% http://bibdesk.sourceforge.net/ %% Saved with string encoding Unicode (UTF-8) @book{marcu2000theory, ...
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Different styles for \citet and \citep in regards of the “and” or “&” between authors using natbib

Is it possible to use both "and" and "&" using natbib? I've been trying to work it out for a long time now and I just can't seem to figure this one out. All I can manage is to either have "and" or ...
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apacite: How can I use \bibitemsep with natbibapa option?

I'm using the apacite package, trying to format my reference list so that it is single-spaced but with a blank line in between each entry. From the documentation for apacite, it seems that the way to ...
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How to change font size of year in natbib's author-year citations?

I am using LaTeX with Natbib, and would like to change the fonts for my in-line, author-date citations (but not in the bibliography itself). I have found ways to change the font of the author's name ...
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How to use lining figures in bibliography item labels?

This is similar to How to change the appeareance of bibliography item labels in amsrefs?, but aiming at standard BibTeX styles. I have a document that uses old style figures in the main text. I also ...
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Limiting the number of authors that appear in the bibliography [duplicate]

I am using natbib bibliography style. Some references have multiple authors that take over a page to list in the bibliography. Is there a way to limit the number of authors?
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Reverse numbering of bibitems — moderncv and plainnat

I want to number bibliography items in the reverse order -- with moderncv and plainnat bibliography style. Reference: Enrico's answer at: Bibtex reverse numbering I tried with Enrico's code, but ...
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Document working with cite package, but not with natbib package

I am trying to use the natbib style in order to cite references by author and year. Using the tex and bib example here I am able to create a pdf file using the cite package. mydocuments.tex ...
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natbib: modifying citation style for particular source type, while others remain default

I'm using natbib and would like to modify the punctuation style for one particular type of source (classical texts), while punctuation for remaining sources should remain at their default settings. ...
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how to use citenum without natbib

I was wondering if I can use the \citenum{} command of natbib without actually using it. I prefer using \bibitem{} instead of .bib file. Any idea?
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Customize some (but not all) of the citation keys that appear in the text body? [duplicate]

I'm writing up my PhD thesis and am using natbib (I'm not married to natbib and can switch if I have to). My question is about customizing what I'll call the citation keys, by this I mean the text ...
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BibTeX: Chicago style citation with same first authors

I'm using TexShop (Tex Live 2010) on mac. I'm trying to use built-in Chicago citation style. But I found a bug when I try to cite the articles with the same first author, on the same year, with more ...
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Author-date referencing overridden [closed]

I'm using the natbib package and would like author-date referencing format. I have the following setup in the preamble: \usepackage[authoryear]{natbib} \bibliographystyle{harvard} %(also tried ...
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Where to find bibliography style files conforming to natbib format?

natbib comes with three bst files, plainnat, abbrvnat and unsrtnat. In addition, the documentation states that 'other style files conforming to the natbib format exist,' and I was wondering where I ...
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How do I force a particular bibliography style?

I am writing a paper for a journal that enforces the use of the Springer 'splncs03.bst' file for references. I wrote most of the paper with natbib and the use of the \citep and \citet commands so it ...
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MultiMarkDown and biblatex citations

I'm using Scrivener to produce LaTeX output with MultiMarkDown. MultiMarkDown uses natbib by default, so footnotes look like this code snips: \footnote{~\citep[<prenote>]{<key>}} The ...
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How to suppress some fields in abbrv.bst

I am using the abbrv style under the natbib package for my bibliography. Is it possible to suppress, e.g., the field "SERIES", in the output? Here is a item in my .bib file: ...
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Suppress printing of only \bibentry references with natbib?

This question was basically asked before, but I think that the only answer didn't quite understand the question so I thought I'd try again. I'm writing a paper in which I need to have references show ...
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natbib does not show year

I'm using natbib and plainnat as bibliography style. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[round]{natbib} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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natbib: Split Bibliography Into Sections By Entrytype (without using multibib)

What's wrong with multibib? multibib lets me split up my bibliography. But I have to specify manually (by \citeabc or \citedef), which bibliography entry belongs to which section. Also, it's not ...
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Proper way to refer to references in natbib?

I'm using the natbibpackage for managing my references in my latex document. Is it correct to refer to a reference in the following way: A survey can be found in Ref.~\citep{Radke:2005ug} Which is ...
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Plainnat.bst not found and package natbib [closed]

Trying to create a simple document with package natbib but I get the following pdflatex mydocument.tex is fine but with some warnings like Package natbib Warning: Citation ...
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Editing bst file to add “page” or “pages”

I've got this bst file http://pastebin.com/z6mXByj7 and am using this tex: \documentclass[10pt,oneside,letterpaper,spanish]{book} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[activeacute,spanish]{babel} ...
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Editing bst file to underline title

I could not find an option in makebst that would make the titles of articles be underlined, however, using emphasize in an otherwise correct bst I was able to underline it. Unfortunately this makes ...
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How do I get the author and the year in square brackets?

I have to following problem. I'm working on a presentation. Therefore I need, when I cite a paper or something else, the whole name and year of the paper. Everything went well until now. When I cite ...
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Is natbib included in TeX Live?

I'm extremely new at this. Basically I'm a would-be academic who needs (and therefore wants) to use LaTeX for my professional writing stuffs. This means that the most important thing to me is to be ...
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Putting bibliographies at the end of each chapter

I have a project that requires that separate bibliographies be maintained for each chapter and that the references appear at the end of each chapter. I am using natbib and I know that I should be ...
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Possible to change sort order in natbib?

I have played a little with LaTeX lately and I really like it, it makes the document look top professional and makes structuring a report easy. I am currently using it for a big assignment with lots ...
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Adding uncited work to natbib bibliography

I'd like to add a reference to my bibliography made with natbib in LaTeX. I've been citing a few different newspapers, but since there is no easy format in natbib for newspapers, I have been citing ...
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Natbib cite with abbreviation

I have a webpage I need to cite, whose author is a company (no real person specified). Its full name is Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards, abbreviated OASIS. I want ...
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Cite like [1-2] instead of [1, 2]

I'm using natbib package with compress option, which works well in the case [1-3]. However, I hope that [1,2] could also be compressed as [1-2].
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Using natbib with agsm

I am using natbib and agsm for harvard style referencing. My related code is \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{agsm} Then I am using \citep{} for citations. My problem is that in text I am ...
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Manual citation link with hyperref and natbib

When one want to do a manual hyperlink to a \label target one can use \hyperref[label]{text}. But what if one want to create a link pointing to an item in the bibliography, with a user defined text ...
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BibTex/Natbib: References with exactly three authors require all authors on first occurence and first author et al on further occurences

I'm writing a paper for a journal (MNRAS, the UK Royal Astronomical society journal) which requires that when I cite any papers with exactly three authors, I need to give the full author list at the ...
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How to use the bibliography? [closed]

I'm working on my bachelor thesis and started collecting my books and articles using BibDesk 1.5.10. For the thesis itself, I use a template which includes natbib and references my bibliography like ...
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Formatting bibliography: biblio entry followed by page number(s) where the entry is cited. How?

I'm trying to format a bibliography for a journal submission, and they have the requirement that each bibliography entry is followed by "the page numbers of your manuscript in which these references ...
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Cite Author's Full Name

I'd like to generate a linked citation with a full author's name. For instance, if I use According to \citet{bob2000} apples are tasty. And run with hyperref, I get the author's last name and a ...
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How do I change comma to a colon in in-text reference?

In my preamble I am using: \bibliographystyle{authordate1} \usepackage{natbib} When I make a \cite reference the output is for example: (Lovell, 1972, p.133) What would I need to change in ...
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BibTeX can't open style file

I have a problem making my bibliography run. I had the same code some time ago and it did run then, I can't figure out what the problem is. \documentclass[12pt]{scrartcl} ...
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TeX4ht with Natbib, missing citations [duplicate]

I have read about LaTeX2rtf, but installing it on a Mac looks a bit intimidating, so in the meantime I am trying to use the workaround of using TeX4ht to convert my TeX into an ODT file and then ...
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How to change the starting reference number in Natbib in a given bibunit?

I'm using bibunit and Natbib packages with a numerical numbering. \begin{bibunit}[plainnat] \nocite{ref1,ref2} \putbib[mybiblio] \end{bibunit} \begin{bibunit}[plainnat] ...
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How to change the order in natbib´s short citation?

I´m using natbib with the apalike style. When using the short citation \citet[p. 22]{Testauthor98} it shows me Testauthor (1998, p. 22) What do i have to do/change in order to get the ...
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skipbib without BibLaTeX

Is there any way to use skipbib or equivalent in regular BibTeX with natbib and without using BibLaTeX?
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Problem with Natbib after installing biblatex [closed]

I installed BibLaTeX, and I couldn't get it to work so I decided to go back to my old BibTeX natbib - but now I can't get my references back. What's going on...? Do I have to redo the installation of ...
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\citeauthor* behaves like \citeauthor or \citeyearpar uses square brackets instead of round

I am LaTeX newbie so please bare with me. I would like to have citations in following format: e.g. "Bauer et al. (1988) [1]" so "1st Author et al. (year of publishing) [number in references]". ...
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Installing new .bst files

I am having trouble changing bibliography styles. I have the elsarticle package in the following directory: C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.9\tex\latex\elsarticle. Inside of this directory is the file ...