{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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Clickable bibliography entry using natbib

How can I make my bibliography entries clickable using natbib (and, I guess, hyperref)? I have a latex document where I include packages natbib and hyperref. My references are stored in a .bib file ...
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Turn parentheses and comma into link when citing with natbib and hyperref

How can I change the comma and the parentheses of a reference into part of that reference? I use hyperref along with natbib to get the Harvard citation style, and hence use \citet{} to cite in text ...
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Changing the location of 'year' in typeset bibliographic entries when using abbrvnat.bst

How do you relocate the position of 'year' in the reference list using natbib and abbrvnat.bst? I want it to come in parentheses just after author name for any type of entry, like so: J. Smith (2010) ...
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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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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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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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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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apacite+natbib in lyx: always error “too many }'s”

I spent the last hours breaking my head and the internet over what is wrong with using apacite and natbib in lyx (since I seem not to be the only one...). Here is what I did: in settings - ...
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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 [on hold]

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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natbib, IEEEtran and alphanumeric citation: is there an IEEEtranSAN style available?

The natbib package provides three versions of the standard BibTeX bibliography styles compatible with author-year citations (\citet, \citeauthor, \citeyear): plainnat abbrvnat unsrtnat The ...
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author name formatting in plainnat

I typed in the preamble \usepackage[round]{natbib} \usepackage{cite} \newcommand{\bibfont}{times} Then at the end \bibliography{mybibfile}{} \bibliographystyle{plainnat} \nocite{*} In bib file I ...
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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 do I turn on and off a bibliography?

I have a CV that I created using the moderncv package. I am trying to make it modular to make it easier to customize for specific job applications. For some job listings, a CV is more appropriate, in ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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\citeyear{} omits trailing character for citations from same date

Bug in biblatex Well, I have this document: \documentclass[11pt]{scrreprt} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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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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Is it possible to get unsrt + abbrv bibliography?

Is there a ready made BibTeX bibliography style file that both: (1) prints author names abbreviated (like abbrv) in the references section and (2) sorts references numerically in citation order (like ...
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Using natbib and plainnat - no year appears to some references and also et al. not in Italics

I use natbib and plainnat for bibliography, I use \citep. The reference appears with et al. that is not italics – how do I change that? Some references just appear with no year. How to fix that? ...
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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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No dash between page range in natbib

The articles and books I reference to in my master's thesis are missing the "-" sign between the page numbers, so instead of "20-22" the result becomes "20 22" in the PDF-file. I use a bibtex database ...
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BibTex: Easy way to drop article titles from references?

I would like to generate a bibliography for a grant application with a minimal structure. Ideally, something like science.bst i.e. omitting the article title. A. N. Clarkson, B. S. Huang, S. E. ...
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Natbib: Multiple citations with page numbers in one bracket

I'm using natbib with bibliography style "apalike". I can cite two different papers in one bracket; for instance \citep{adams03,collier09} gives me (Adams and Fournier, 2003; Collier et al., 1990). ...
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Change ieetr bibliography style to last name first

I'm using the ieeetr bibliography style for my references and I'm getting initials then last name, how would I change this to last name first? Here is what it looks like at the moment: [1] X. ...
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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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Bibliography not appearing (Natbib, Mendeley)

I'm new to LaTeX and am trying to switch from hardcoded \bibitem references to natbib. I have all my references in Mendeley and exported them to a .bib file. My code is generating no errors (yay!) but ...
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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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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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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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Apalike2: how to cite multiple authors instead of one author et al

Apalike2 always only cites one author and than "et al". But i want to show all the authors the first time I reference to it. How to do this? I need something like citep which shows all authors. ...
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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, ...