{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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Bold labels and more with custom bibtex bst and author-year

I have the requirement to print the labels for the entries in the bibliography in bold, replace the , between multiple authors (if any) with ; and end them with :. The following picture is an example ...
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natbib: combining chicago style and sorting by appearance

I would like my citations to be formatted according to the Chicago style, and at the same time numbered by order of appearance. The sort&compress option does work as expected using unsrt ...
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How to lock the back reference at the top left corner of the bibliography entry?

Anybody knows how to lock the back reference at the top left corner of the bibliography entry by employing BibTeX? The result should be like this: It works to me when using \bibitem (yes, it goes ...
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List Bibliography twice: numerical in order of appearance, then alphabetically

I am using BibTex and the natbib package. I have a numbered bibliography that lists citations in order of appearance. I'd like to reprint the bibliography at the end but in alphabetical order. ...
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Indent citations at bibliography [closed]

I'm using bibtex along with natbib package (option with numbers) to generate the bibliography, but I noticed a wrong indentation (blue line in figure) of lines after the first one. Is it possible to ...
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Citation replaced by question marks, no error or warning

In a pdf with many citations, one of them becomes ????, without errors or warnings. How to make it display correctly? Multiple compilation runs do not help. Replacing the bibtex entry for that ...
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BibTeX: Author's surname followed by multiple initials

I'm having some difficulty trying to get BibTeX to show an Author's surname followed by multiple initials in my bibliography. I have quite a large bibliography and I have several authors, including ...
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Misc in plainnat appearance [duplicate]

I use plainnat to cite online material as follows: @misc{Group2009, author = {Miniwatts Marketing}, title = {{Internet World Stats}}, howpublished = ...
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Referring with natbib and seeing only question marks [duplicate]

I tried to get references in my document by using the natbib-package. When it didn't gave the result I wanted, I copied a text from an online introduction on the natbib-package, but even that one did ...
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Dropping article title in references with natbib

I'm writing my thesis with TEXstudio using Miktex 2.9 on W7. I want to remove the title in the bibliography output changing from Perez-Lombard, L., Ortiz, J., and Pout, C. (2008). A review on ...
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Problem with natbib installation on Windows 8

I am using Texstudio following it's installation from ProTeXt-3.1.3-060313.exe ona Windows 8 machine. For some reason, when I tried to install natbib, by following the instructions at ...
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How to force a certain sorting of two .bib entries?

So there are two articles I'm citing in a paper, here are their BibTeX entries: @incollection{ShapiroSI, Author = {Stewart Shapiro}, Booktitle = {Identity and Modality}, Date-Added = ...
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Citation: Author-comma-year in LyX (classicthesis)

I am writing my thesis in LyX using classicthesis and have some troubles with citation style. Basically, I want to avoid ERT when citing and instead use LyX' built-in "Insert citation" to get ...
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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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Controlling what \cite prints

I'm making a presentation using Beamer, and I'm trying to figure out how to get the journal information to print with the citation. I am currently using the natbib package with BibTeX. Suppose I ...
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Textsuperscript and linebreak problem

I got a problem when doing cites and linebreaks. I configured natbib the following way: \usepackage{babelbib} \usepackage[super,square,numbers,sort&compress]{natbib} Now, citing multiple ...
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Special characters in bibliography with natbib

I'm trying to generate a bibliography using the package natbib. Everything works fine if I use the style plainnat provided with natbib. But when I change the style file (for example Ecology or APA) I ...
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Need help getting natbib and custom bibtex style sheet to cooperate with custom thesis class

I'm typing a linguistics Master's Thesis and have to use a custom class that our thesis office gives us. Then, I have to use the style that is set by the Linguistic Society of America for citations ...
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Why does the setspace package change my fancyhdr design?

After hours of debugging, I finally found out that the header of my bibliography's last page is changed by using spacing in the text. Now my world is turned upside down. Please have a look at this ...
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How to hide a part of author's name in references (natbib)?

How to only print a part of the surname of an author while using Natbib? The problem occurs when an author has a sequence number as a part of his name. Please consider the following example: ...
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Marking author's own work when citing them

There is a requirement for my PhD thesis: all my own works shall be marked with * when cited, like this: as I noted in [3*], something something All other works shall be cited as usual. In ...
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Bibliography using the combine class

I am using the book option of the combine class. When I format the following example, the citations typeset as [0,0] instead of [1,2]. The bibliography items all begin with zero. I did not import a ...
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Natbib and website citation

I am using the Natbib package and using the apalike style. However, I cannot get the website citation to work as planned. I do know of the option of BibLatex, however, I do not want to use that as I'm ...
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How can I change the language of my natbib bibliography?

I am using the natbib package for my bibliography. For documents in English, everything works fine. \bibliographystyle{plainnat} \bibliography{tex/bibliography} % the file is called bibliography.bib ...
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In which programming language are bst (BibTeX style) files written?

I am trying to adjust the bibliography style of natbib. There I am facing constructs like these: FUNCTION {emphasize} { duplicate$ empty$ { pop$ "" } { "\emph{" swap$ * "}" * } if$ } ...
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Undefined Citations Error

I'm using zotero which generates a bib file in a the folder below. \bibliography{zotero} \documentclass{emulateapj} \begin{document} \title{The Outer Profiles of S0 Galaxies in Dense Environments} ...
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Record page number when citing in .tex file for bookkeeping, but hide it in the .pdf

I'm using natbib to display my citations as simple numbered subscripts. But I also want to record the page number of the source I'm citing in/near the \citep{}, just for myself. What's the best way of ...
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“Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup” error with natbib package and plos2009 bibliography style

I'm preparing a manuscript for PLoS one Computer and information sciences Journal, which requires me to use their own special bibliography style (plos2009.bst[1]) This style is generating the ...
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natbib - Citation in English and German [closed]

I am writing a document, which combines a German chapter (the intro) with several English chapters (the main document). Hence I would like to use the natbib in the intro, to provide a citation which ...
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Reference numbers out of order using BibTex [duplicate]

I'm using natbib, cleveref, bibtex and .bib files to generate my references, using \cite{reference}. At first, it does it very well, but when a re-compiling is done---with the same commands---, the ...
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How to write the path to the *. Bib at the natbib package? [duplicate]

I'm working on a paper and need to cite the literature that is in a different folder to the one used at work. How to write the correct path to the *.bib at the natbib package?. Thanks ...
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Workaround for bibentry when using natbib and pagebackref

I am using natbib and hyperref's pagebackref. Now I also wanted to use bibentry, but I get the error message File ended while scanning use of \BR@c@bibitem. \par \nobibliography* % For bibentry ...
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How to redefine the key of a bibliography entry?

I've posed a similar question but it has received no answer, so i'll try with a different specification. We are manually defining the order of the bibliography and we want this custom order to be ...
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How can I change the reference pattern in reference list (Number without square box)?

I am using Elsevier LaTeX template for preparation of manuscript. Everything is going fine, except the final bibliography list. It is in following format: [1] Alexander F.J., Chen S. and Sterling ...
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How to shorten natbib bibliography authors to et al

I'm using aastex (which uses natbib) with zotero (which outputs a bib file). I've gone into the natbib abbrvnat.bst file and removed isbn, url & doi etc. At the moment it reads: M. G. Abadi, ...
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hyperref with the backref=page option

I encountered an issue when using the backref=page option of the hyperref package together with the natbib package with the options square,sort&compress,numbers. If the natbib package compresses a ...
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Print year after journal in references

I am using natbib to create my bibliography. The current references look like this: Chakravarty, S. and C. Holden (1995). "An Integrated Model of Market and Limit Orders." Journal of Financial ...
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natbib will not auto-indent and \bibhang is not recognized

Here's my MWE: \documentclass[oneside,11pt]{book} \usepackage[sort&compress]{natbib} % for bibliography \begin{document} \chapter{one} here is some stuff and I'm ...
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natbib bibliography doesn't compile

I'm using natbib and can't get it to run. Is there something obvious I'm missing? \documentclass[DIV=10,openany, titlepage=false]{scrreprt} \usepackage{enumerate} \usepackage[toc,page]{appendix} ...
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Reference with natbib

I have tried the natbib with the following basic commands \usepackage[round]{natbib} \bibliographystyle{plainnat} document \citet{Ama12} with Ama12 as a cite key in my bib file Andlib.bib ...
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Problems with including page references in a citation

I'm trying to cite a page reference for reference item ABC: \cite[p2]{ABC} However, LaTeX seems to interpret this as me trying to \cite[ and returns, quite sensibly, the error that there is no ...
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Change option of natbib in AIP

I really want to have my references generated with BibTeX like [1], [2] instead of 1, 2 in the AIP class which uses revtex4-1.cls. I guess I need to change the super option of the package natbib. I ...
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Bibliography not compiling

I have a latex file for my dissertation wherein I include several chapters. Everthing (\ref, figures) compiles file except my bibliography. Scouring the internet does me no help as this seems to be ...
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remove page number in bibliography

I do not want page number to be displayed in my bibliography. So I tried gobble like this: \bibliography{MyLibrary}{} \bibliographystyle{plainnat} \pagenumbering{gobble} It is fine as long as my ...
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How to delete a full stop on reference ending

According to APA rules, after each reference there must the digital object identification (doi). I use JabRef as a reference manager and for some reason, if I put an article doi on its "doi" field, it ...
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How can I use natbib and make my reference list resemble apalike?

My question is related to here and here, but I could not yet find a satisfying answer. I will use the same example from this post. I like the apalike reference style but I have trouble with breaking ...
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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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remove the dot after the year with natbib

I want to have a citation that is listed as follows: Meier, Max ~~~ 2009 ~~~ My first paper. Where ~~~ stands for a TAB. I am using natbib and I found a way to change the space between Max ...
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The bbl.and function in my bst file is ignored

I have created a custom bautzen.bst file for a paper which has to be written in German with kind-of Harvard style but some changes. To create the bst I have used the custom-bib script and added a ...
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Remove issn/doi/url when using plainnat and natbib

I am using natbib and the plainnat style for the references. I would like to know how can I remove the ISSN, DOI and URL from the references without deleting them in the .bib file. I have seen some ...