{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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Allow more authors before replacement by “et al.” with natbib/achemso

I'm using the natbib package to create my bibliography combined with the achemso style. I know there is a achemso package to create achemso-themed articles, but I'm writing a thesis so that's not ...
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Accessing author name without natbib

I am finalizing a paper that I wrote using natbib. The publisher rejected my initial submission as it used abbrvnat.bst and asked me to use their specific .bst file (which rules out natbib). I have ...
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myplainnat won't work anymore

This is BibTeX, Version 0.99d (TeX Live 2012) The top-level auxiliary file: Hausarbeit_die achtzigste.aux The style file: myplainnat.bst Ôªø is an illegal style-file command---line 1 of file ...
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Lyx bibstyle problems

I'm trying to get citations rendered like this: (Bunks et al. 2001; Alex 1999). Please mind there is no comma after author's name. I already tried natbib, authordate1-4 packes but with no success. In ...
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In bibtex/natbib, is there a way to have a shortened name in the citation vs the bibliography

For example, Mary Carter (not her real name) published a book under her married name, Mary Carter van der Merwe. She subsequently got divorced, and resumed her maiden name professionally. In the ...
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Cyrillic first names problem with natbib and bibtex

I'm using natbib and bibtex, typesetting a document in Russian (with pdflatex) in chicago. For an entry like this: @book{belyj1913, Address = {Москва}, Author = {Андрей Белый}, Publisher = {Наука}, ...
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bibtex vs. biber and biblatex vs. natbib

I've heard of many different bibliography-related packages/platforms/?. What's the difference between the following, which is good for what tasks, advantages/disadvantages, which one is the most ...
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Auto-completion for (only) \citet using bibtex and natbib using texmaker does not work

I am using bibtex and natbib for a scrartcl and the editor texmaker and everything works fine, except that I don't have auto-completion for (only) the command \citet. For \citep it works just fine. ...
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apalike bibliographystyle:: how to quote title of each article? [duplicate]

I am using apalike biblographystile in latex. I would like to quote each article title. Currently, my latex file looks like: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{apalike} \usepackage{natbib} ...
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How to modify a bibliography style to surround titles in quotes in a bibliography?

My advisor wants me to cause all titles for papers, books, and articles in " for my thesis in my bibliography. I am using natbib and the plainnat bibliography style and am unsure how to do this. I am ...
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Natbib, sort&compress [closed]

I have finally managed to get my references in my thesis how i want them, correct style etc. however for some reason the natbib package is managing to sort my references, but not compress them. This ...
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Displaying author's name in a bibliographic entry in the form: Surname, First Initial of Firstname

\RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} @article{Arter95, Author = {David Arter}, Date-Added = {2013-08-11 17:38:06 +0000}, Date-Modified = {2013-09-01 15:13:22 ...
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Bibtex doesn't compile with a new style

I'm trying to change my bibliographystyle from unsrt to nar. However, pdflatex, bibtex , 2x pdflatex(using Texmaker) always gives me the following Error: Package natbib Error: Bibliography not ...
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Bibtex installed on MikTeX, but does not work on another .sty file

I am currently transferring all of my work that is written for article publication format (different .tex) to dissertation .tex (using a .sty class given by school). For my article, the class file ...
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How to add new packages to TeXStudio

I'm completely new to writing in LaTeX and am therefore starting up with a pre-made report template. However when I just try to compile the template I get the message that following file is required. ...
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Citation colour with Beamer + Hyperref + Natbib

I'm using natbib for citation with a custom bibstyle. I'm working on a presentation using LaTeX beamer and for some reason the citation marker doesn't have the colour that is specified to hyperref. ...
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output does not contain 'et al.', although the citation abbreviates to one author [closed]

i have found many helpful answers to other question here, so i hope you can solve my problems as well. I'm currently writing my masters thesis and had to change to using biblatex, which brought a lot ...
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Change appearance of natbib \cite locally [duplicate]

I am sorry if this question has already been addressed somewhere; it appears my Google Fu is weak with respect to this question. The Problem I am trying to create a table that compiles experimental ...
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removing underline from journal title when using hyperref

When I am using hyperref, the package puts underline to the journal title in my references. How can I get rid of this underline? A similar question is asked here: Turning underlines OFF in hyperref ...
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Shortened bibliography style based on abbrv.bst; shortened author list, title omitted

I'm using beamer, beamerposter and natbib and hope to include very short bib entries in a bibliography, bottom right, on a poster. In the file abbrv.bst found here the function for formatting author ...
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Bibliography not working [duplicate]

I have a bibliography file called sources_robot.bib containing an entry with cite key Dwengoboard. When I want to cite it in a Latex file, this does not work. Can somebody suggest where the problem ...
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A problem getting 'author (forthcoming a, b)' in citation; natbib

I'm trying to cite two forthcoming publications of a single author, storing them under cite-keys 'Author' and 'Author1', and letting the year for each entry be 'forthcoming.' (I'm using BibDesk ...
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mix a citation and text using natbib

I have this .tex file: \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{refs.bib} @article{CostantiniMoller2008, title={Carotenoids are minor antioxidants for birds}, author={Costantini, D and ...
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Natbib ‘numbers’ option breaks capitalization of “von” component of name

I'm currently working on my thesis and I am trying to cite a Dutch author. Some Dutch surnames have a "von" component (e.g., van, van der, de) which should be capitalized if and only if the first name ...
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How to use APA 6 with elsarticle.cls

First, let me tell you that I am a total newbie in Latex. I am trying to use APA 6 with elsarticle. As far as I get, elsarticle has natbib pre-loaded. Does anyone help me use APA with elsarticle? ...
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Bibliography entries do not appear

I am using natbib in order to insert the citations in my paper. Now, I am trying to include each chapter of my thesis in a master paper using the command include. I have three papers, which I will ...
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BibTeX file is not compatible with Springer svmono class

In the Springer provided template for a monograph, I am unable to use a BibTeX file for the references. I have made a .bib file, named DG_Refrences, containing all the details of necessary ...
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How to get beamer-style bibliography (with icons) when using article class and natbib?

I am writing a document in article class, using natbib, and would like to produce a bibliography with icons in the left-hand margin, which illustrate the type of resource being listed. After some ...
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natbib's \citet does not work

I am writing a paper using the springer journal LaTeX template. For some references I want to use in-text citation like this: but for some reason, when I try this in my document I get the ...
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Biblatex: Attach “'s” to author name in citations [duplicate]

I am using biblatex with biber as backend and natbib loaded. What I am trying to achieve is appending an author's name with 's, e.g. in a situation like: [...] as outlined in Krugman's (1989) ...
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Key not appearing in Bibliography

I am using natbib package for author-year type citation and plainnat.bst for bibliography style. I am getting the citations correct and also the bibliography. But the bibliography does not have the ...
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Remove first name on in-text citation

I am trying to sort out the citation and bibliography for a paper, and make it conform with the style-sheet from my university, which is a version of the Chicago style. There are chicago-styles ...
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Using Harvard Style

Hi I'm using the Havard Style and want to cite a journal, not the author. I'm using natbib and har2nat (because hyperlink didn't work with harvard.sty, and there are some problems with german ...
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How can i change the position of the year in the bibliography

I would like to change the position of the year in the bibliography using plainnat.bst. I've tried using the answer to this question(Changing position of year in natbib with plainnat style). I've ...
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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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Write in Urdu font

I want to write some lines in Urdu font in Tex writing. Someone help me that which packages I must use and how I write in .tex file, either in Urdu text or in English text. Please help me with a ...
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How can create one bibliography file for different tex files in one project

I am beginner in Tex writing, and writing a report in Texmaker on Ubuntu 13.10. I have separate files for different chapters. Now I want to create one .bib file for all chapters including main file, ...
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Make citation publishing date appear in square brackets when cited in parentheses

I know there are already an answers to the question How to make citations appear within square brackets [ ] instead of parentheses ( )? but there is something else I'm looking for. When I cite a ...
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Left-aligning URL with line breaks in bibliography

URLs break fine in my bibliography. My problem is that they are justified which creates a gap between "URL:" and the URL itself (see below). Is there a way to left align only the URL? I am using ...
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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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bibliography not compatible with author-year citations, with all authors and years included

I cannot get my citations to work using natbib, compiling the entire document gives an error Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations. My preamble is the ...
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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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Natbib: Showing cite-key instead of questionmark [duplicate]

in the context of natbib, please elaborate whether there is any possibility of showing the cite-key instead of a question mark if the entry was not found in the bibliography file. I had earlier asked ...
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Urldate field gets ignored

I need help :) I am writing in Danish and need citations in the harvard style. I am using the following minimum setup: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Bibtex: cite-key instead of question mark if not found [duplicate]

Iintensive search has not yield any answer, but I still suspect this might be a double-post: Instead of a question mark, I want to have the cite-key if the reference was not found in the bib file. Is ...
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Controlling the way bibliography data are printed

I'm preparing the bibliography for my thesis and, while I am overall satisfied with the result, a couple of things are not under my control. I want to cite a document classified as @inproceedings: I ...
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Overfull bad boxes with natbib

I have a problem with the \citep command of natbib, namely, that I get a lot of bad boxes (overfulls). Most of these happen within a citation. I tried \usepackage[square, authoryear]{natbib} (as ...
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Bibliography style changed when changed computer

I'm writing a book. I recently changed computer, I installed TexShop and the MacTex distribution (just like in the other computer). I use the same set of folders to run the source file from the same ...
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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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Combine natbib and babelbib styles

I would like to combine the plain style of babelbib, but still be able to use \citeauthor{author} without having to use the plainnat style. Is that somehow possible? My main problem with the plainnat ...