{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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biblatex: only use ibid in certain situations

biblatex has the option of using "ibid" in citations with the authoryear-ibid option. With this option activated, my pdf output contains both: (I) (ibid.); and (II) John (ibid). I would like to ...
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How to align bibliography to the left

I am using a custom bibliography style I created with makebst. For some reason, the references are not aligned to the left, only the first line is aligned to the left and the rest seems to be ...
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Truncation of “year” field in author-year citations using Natbib

I use the natbib package (with the default authoryear option) and the apalike bibliography style for bibliographies. I would like to cite a forthcoming paper in such a way that "forthcoming" or "to ...
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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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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 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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Extraneous space inserted before citealp command

I am defining a citation (using the citealp) command and using it like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[super]{natbib} \setcitestyle{square,citesep={; }} ...
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Make/Create AGU's style bibliographystyle

I'd like to make/create a bibliography style similar to AGU journals' style, which looks like this: In the main text: Recent studies have shown similar results [Smith et al. 2001; Christensen et al. ...
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Citation in the body of the text

I have tried to use bibtex and bibentry, but I didn't succeed. Does someone have an idea how I can cite the whole reference in the body of the text, repeating or not the list of references in the end? ...
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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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Natbib \citet style: move optional argument outside bracket

I am trying to use bibtex+natbib to deal with the citations in my thesis. Some citations are of the style \citet{author_year} and work as expected. However, when I use \citet[pXX]{author_year}, then ...
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Citing a Reprint of an Article in BibTeX

How do I cite a reprint of a given article? I want to cite the postscript of Lewis's Counterpart Theory & QML which only appears in his Philosophical Paper vol. 1. I have the info in my bibtex ...
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New apacite package (2012-Feb-14) problem?

A new version of the apacite package was introduced on 2012-Feb-14, with three added options to select different citation commands: apaciteclassic, natbibapa, and nocitation. I installed the package ...
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In-text citation: list all authors for pieces with three (or fewer) authors?

I'm preparing a manuscript for submission to a journal that uses a citation format similar to natbib's authoryear, but that requires full author lists for in-text citations when there are three ...
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Natbib and bibhang don't get along with numbers or super

I am using natbib.sty chicago.bst as my bibtex style sheets. My natbib call looks like \usepackage[numbers,sort&compress,super]{natbib} when I try to change the hanging indent in my ...
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Using \citep{} leads to “! Missing \endcsname inserted.” error

When I am trying to compile my document I get the following error ! Missing \endcsname inserted. if there's a ":" in my cite key. This is my MWE: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside]{article} ...
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Need to change citation from [1] ,[2] to [1.1][1.2] depending on the chapter

References in chapter 1 should appear as [1.1] This A.B, That C.D, et al, 2010 [1.2] These A.B, That C.D, et al, 2012 References in chapter 2 should appear as [2.1] They A.B, That ...
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Suppress field using chicago bibliography style

I am using the natbib package and chicago style to create my reference list. Some of the references in the bib file contain a field called "note" which is printed if I use the following: ...
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How to add “Continued” to the title of references?

I am writing my thesis and have some difficulty in modifying the title of the references. I am using a special class (PhDthesisPSnPDF) but it uses the class "book". I use natbib and have a ...
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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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Cite a reference with the initials of the authors

How do I cite references such that instead of appearing a number in the citation, the initials of the authors appears using natbib? For example, if I have this reference "[JRP] Jordan, M., Rodman, ...
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Change multiple author reference from '&' to 'and' with natbib bibliography

I'd like to change the separation between multiple article/book authors from '&' to 'and' in natbib. eg: @book{lee2009global, title={{Global Marketing Management}}, author={Lee, K. and ...
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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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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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Can I get \citeauthor and \citeyear with bibtex?

I am using currently using bibtex and the \cite{...} command for all citations. Using the cell bibliography style, citations will appear as e.g. [Jovanović and Janičić, 2005]. However, I would like ...
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Redefine \defcitealias{key}{text} to include optional arguments?

Among a hundred or so citations in my thesis only one misbehaves. It is a book with four authors, say Abraham, Barminton, Cetralini and Durman (2008), that never appears as Abraham et al (2008) --- ...
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emphasizing “et al.”

I am using a .bst for the bibliography in my thesis; the .bst that I am using, I think, was Chicago style originally. I am also using the natbib package. Currently, when I use citation, "et al." ...
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How to make \citet* display full list of authors?

When I am using the natbib package with apalike bibliography style \citet* displays only an abbreviated list of authors, such as Lemarechal et al. (1995). How can I make it display a full list of ...
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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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Problems with citations using natbib

I have used LaTeX for reports in physics, but now I'm in a new field where I need citations. I'm not very savvy with LaTex in the first place, so please describe the possible solutions as simple as ...
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Separation between last and secondlast item in citet with authoryear style? [duplicate]

If citing several items with \citet, I want to achieve a specific separator (like "and") between the last and the second last item. For example \citet{Grieg,Greg,Gregor} should give something like ...
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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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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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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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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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Generating an author index with author names only, not dates, using natbib

I'm generating an author index using natbib, makeidx, and \citep and \citet in the document, with \citeindextrue. This works, but the author entries are of the form: Hegselmann (2001), 142, 190 ...
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Long names first for each chapter?

I'm writing my thesis using the memoir class and natbib, with citations such that, at the first occurrence, the full list of authors is given, and "et al." from the second onwards: ...
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BibTeX not compiling

On a recent document, I could not get the BibTeX file to compile and populate my citations and references. The log returned an error, which I attempted to fix by changing the encoding of my .bib ...
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How do you get a BST file to support natbib cite* commands

I have heavily modified an existing .bst file (apalike2) to get the format working perfectly. However, an editor I'm working with tells me that the first time a multi-author citation is used, I need ...
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Different citation colour for page number [duplicate]

I try to cite a specific page in LaTeX using the following command: \cite[p.~42]{Friedberg1995}. I use colorlinks and I have set a blue colour for my citations. After the compilation takes place I ...
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parsing bbl file to an xml file from within pdflatex while typesetting

As editor of a journal I need to translate the bibliography, in a bbl file, into part of an xml file (for potential submission to cross-ref). It seems best done on the fly by pdfLaTeX so I can also ...
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Using different bibliographic styles in the same document [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I have two different styles of bibliography in the same document? I'd like to use in the same document: the numerical style in natbib to list my own bibliography ...
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How do I get full or abbreviated citations to appear automatically in Tufte footnotes (sidenotes)? [closed]

I'm experimenting with a promising approach to generate generate abbreviated citations in Tufte documents automatically using \cite alone, once a reference has already been used. But I've encounters ...
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\cite[page]{book} inside \caption[…]{…}

Is it somehow possible to put a citation including page specification, as in \cite[page]{book}, inside the list-of-figures-relevant caption of a figure, i.e. \caption[*HERE*]{...}? I can do ...
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bibtex error Texshop

I have the following files my main file: \documentclass[11pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{a4paper} \usepackage{wutzi} ...
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No comma between multiple authors in bibliography

I am trying to write a paper and at the bibliography I have several titles which contain multiple authors. I want a comma to appear between them, but even if in the bib file I write the authors with ...
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\citenum with square brackets

I am using the superscript citation style and sometimes in the text I need to print the citation number is square brackets like [6]. I read I could use \citenum but [\citenum{myref}] leaves some big ...
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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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Citep only works as cite?

In an ideal situation using natbib and abbrvnat, citations e.g. \citet{Jones2004} and '\citep{Jones2004}' would have given Jones et al. (2004) and (Jones et al., 2004) respectively. Unfortunately I ...
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Suppress chapter creation by BibTeX

The title says it all really. I'm using the rsc bibliography style and placing the references will create the chapter heading "References". Now I do want that gone since this is for a poster and the ...