{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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citet and citep behaves like cite

I am new with LaTeX so please bare with me. If its matter editor that I am using is TeXMaker, the TeXLive is installed. Why \citep and \citet did not display citation as a "Goossens et al. (1993)" or ...
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author-year and footnote citations in biblatex

I use natbib and switching to biblatex in order to produce documents that can be converted with relative ease between author-date citations with a reference list and the "everything in footnotes" ...
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Why do “in prep” papers behave differently from “year'd” ones?

Someone asked me to troubleshoot a LaTeX+BibTeX document. The problem, I've found, boils down to an abuse of the author-year system in the citations in the following way: @article{W1, author = ...
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Natbib change author separation to '&'

I'm using natbib, german babel and natbib creates output of the form Foo and Bar (1337) I would like to get Foo & Bar (1337) for citet and (Foo & Bar 1337) respectively for citep.
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A biblatex style that's like plainnat

I want to switch to biblatex but despite the rather minimal changes suggested in some answers to switching from natbib, there's really a lot that seems to need changing. For example, the "In:" needs ...
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Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations

I am having a problem with my references, the error message is Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations. I have stripped down all tex and references files however I still have ...
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BibTeX Warning----empty title

I'm trying to compile my bib references with natbib and \bibliographystyle{nature}. To my uttermost surprise BibTeX reports that some of the entries have an empty title, while IMHO the title is not ...
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Natbib author-year citation style in the tufte-book class

I'm using the tufte-book class and I like it so much! However, I'd like to have the references in the natbib-way, so that I can use both textual (\citep) and parenthetical (\citep) citations. I ...
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How to get two column references with author-year style

Is there a way to get a two column layout for author-year-citations with a label of "(Wolfram 2002)" in the first column and "Wolfram, S. 2002. A new kind of science. Wolfram Media, Champaign, Ill." ...
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multibib and links to bibliography (with hyperref, natbib)?

I'm using the multibib package but cannot get links to work with it and hyperref. Is this combination possible? A sample document follows: If I add a \usepackage{natbib} in the preamble then links do ...
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How to cite an online article with hyperlink to its online source in bibliography section [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get DOI links in bibliography biblatex: Make title hyperlink to doi url (if available) I use TeXShop, BibDesk and NatBib, and am a beginner with BibDesk and the ...
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Full name and year as BibTeX key

I'd like to reference BibTeX sources with full name and year, e. g. [Adams1979]. Is there an easy way to to this?
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Forcing `et al.` in selected places

I am using XeLaTeX together with biblatex. I am typesetting a table where a citation goes into one of the column headers, namely I put \citet{ref1} into the table. ref1 has two authors and normally ...
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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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Duplicate keys in citation

Using bibtex, natbib, consider the following: \def\grpA{key1,key2,key3} \def\grpB{key3,key4,key5} The first set\citep{\grpA} and the second set\citep{\grpB} discuss XYZ. In ...
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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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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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Citations in order of appearance

I am currently writing my thesis and using the class file provided by my university. Everything is fine and compiles well except for the citations and references. The default setting is order the ...
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How do I change the delimiter for \citeauthor with multiple references and add “and” between the last two?

\citeauthor{iso9241-5,ansi2007,osha3092} produces International Organization for Standardization; Human Factors and Ergonomics Society; Occupational Safety and Health Administration Is ...
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Additional Space after Colon in References

I'm printing the references in my document using: \nocite{*} \bibliographystyle{plainnat} \bibliography{D:/economics/dataset} Here is one example of the generated references. George J. ...
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Citing a Web Page with no author

For my thesis, I need to cite a lot of web-sources with no specific author. I'd like them to appear in the bibliography in the following format <title> <year>, accessed <date ...
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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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Get rid of ISSN, URLs and DOIs in references

I am having the same problem as described here (i.e., I get unwanted URLs, DOIs, etc showing up in my reference section): Biblatex: Get rid of ISSN, URLs and DOIs in references Two caveats: I am ...
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natbib: Error when citing paper with similar authors and same year

I get a strange error when I try cite two certain papers in the same document, when I use the natbib package (with numbers option enabled). If I trim the author list or change the year of either ...
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Natbib: merging author(s) with the same name(s)

I defined the following command in my manuscript: \newcommand{\citesep}[2]{\citeauthor{#1}#2~\cite{#1}} which allows me to print, for instance, "Knuth and Tarjan's algorithm [16]" using ...
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Bibtex and Chicago style citations?

In the Chicago Manual of Style citation guidelines I find that one is to quote journal articles and italicize journals, books, and theses. But when I run the code below the output shows the journal ...
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natbib author-year-page separator

This should be a no-brainer but I haven't seen an example anywhere: \citep[253--256]{sean2003game} with bibpunct like \bibpunct{(}{)}{:}{a}{,}{~}} outputs (Riley, 2004, 253-256) I need to ...
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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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Problem using \noopsort to sort on 'year' using natbib

In my efforts to familiarise myself with BIBTeX and natbib, I've been playing with the xampl.bib database which is shipped with the TeXLive 2011 distribution. I created a document (using the ...
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Alternative to bibentry (not biblatex)

Basically I have the same issue as in here: Suppress printing of only \bibentry references with natbib? I want to be able to use the characteristics of bibentry (i.e., I want to print the full ...
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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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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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Two papers that abbreviate to the same Author et al (1999) in text

I have two citations like @ARTICLE{Openshaw1999a, author = {Openshaw, S. and Turton, I. and Macgill, J}, title = {Using the Geographical Analysis Machine to Analyze Limiting Long-term ...
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Replacing ? with citation key and/or making list of unresolved references in natbib?

I have a question about unresolved references (I'm using natbib and pdflatex/bibtex) and the default behavior to print a (?). What I would like is the following: The (?) replaced with ...
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Amsart, natbib and endnotes incompatible?

I can't get the document class amsart and the packages natbib and endnotes to work together. As a minimal example: \documentclass[10pt]{amsart} \usepackage[round]{natbib} \usepackage{endnotes} ...
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Mark selected references in bibliography with an asterisk

is there a way to indicate/mark certain selected references in the bibliography section. For example I want to use simple natbib citations (author-year) in the main text (standard as they are). ...
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How to get a custom citation type in BibTeX?

I would like to cite a movie in a paper I'm preparing. The style is APA, so (according to this document) the citation in the text should be "(Mulcahy, 1986)" and the reference itself should appear as ...
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book title abbreviation in references

I'm writing my PhD in philosophy with LaTeX (using TeXshop and Bibdesk on a Mac) and I have a question: I use the work of one philosopher frequently, so I introduce a list of abbreviations in the ...
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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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“\Ualgocf@original@chapter” undefined when using algorithm2e with natbib

Is it possible to just use plainnat without using the package natbib? When I do so, multiple author references don't work too well. I get [author et al (year)auhtor1, author2 and author3] when ...
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Bibtex puts wrong reference name

I'm using the style plainnat with the beamer class. I'm using BibTeX and this happens. I have the following in my .bib @Article{ TiWuNg07, title = "{Performance analysis and improvement for ...
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Bibliography preamble \bibpreamble natbib

I am trying to produce some text after the "References" heading, but before the numbered references themselves. I had read that using the natbib package and the command \bibpreamble{...insert preamble ...
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Switching between numeric and authoryear in Natbib

I need to switch between numeric and authoryear style in Natbib, in the same document. Particularly, I want it to be numeric the first time a citation is used and authoryear any subsequent times. Does ...
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How to change \parskip in bibliography section?

I want to change a vertical interval between \bibitem-s in my bibliography section. Now it is the same as in the document: \documentclass{article} [...] \begin{document} \setlength{\parskip}{0.3cm} ...
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Citing in Latex

I would like to cite something in a very specific form. For example, I want in my text to have exactly this ....for further details see Diamond(1965, Appendix B) This is my MWE ...
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bibtex: Problem in Reference number Order

I am having problem with my bibtex reference number. The number does not increase in order as you can see from the screenshot below. The index goes from 1 to 3, 4, 5, and back to 2. Sorry in ...
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superscripts with xelatex? (footnotes, natbib)

This example illustrates some conflict between xelatex and natbib- and footnote-generated superscripts. The semi-colon between distinct citations is not typeset as a superscript, nor is the dagger. ...
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Controlling abbreviation of author names list using natbib

I am using the natbib package with the aspr style. The command \citep{key} prints "(Smith et al., 2011)" if the number of authors is more than 3. How can I change it so that it uses the "et al." ...
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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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Natbib+harvard.bst: papers in same year listed in the wrong order

I have a bibliography in which a particular author wrote two papers in the same year. Bibtex is sorting them alphabetically by title, but I want them listed chronologically. (So in the example below ...