{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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Acronyms in Bibtex

Is it possible to add acronyms to a bibTeX file? I have a bibTeX entry that looks like the following when printed with natbib: And when used within the text it looks like: I would like it to show ...
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What is the reason for the following error with natbib?

I keep getting the following error when using natbib for all of the cite commands I have in the document: ! Extra \endgroup. \@cite ...#3\fi \NAT@@close \else #1\fi \endgroup l.183 models: some ...
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Can I produce natbib-formated text from BibTeX file without a corresponding bibliography entry? [duplicate]

Is it possible to use natbib to generate formatted text from a .bib file, but not have the citation show up in the bibliography? I'm using chapterbib and natbib to create a multi-chapter ...
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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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sorting refrences in latex with last name

I am using the natbib package for authoryear style. \citep command for reference and planet as bibliography style. Everything is working as desired, except an author's name in the reference appears in ...
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Author Full Name in Citation Natbib APA [duplicate]

I'm trying to cite the Public Law given below. When I compile bibtex the output always reads [Congress, 1960] and in my references section is recorded as Congress, U. I would like it to read [U.S. ...
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Styling references using natbib

This should be a really simple question, but I really wasn't able to find it in this forum. The editor of a publication that I'm writing for (Cambridge Journals) asks me to use harvard-style ...
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Natbib style for the National Library of Medicine (NLM)

Is there a standard natbib bibliographic style which maps to the National Library of Medicine (NLM) style guide? If not what are my possible natbib solutions?
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\citep not working if natbib is in the master file

I am building a thesis with a master file and some included files. For example, let say master.tex contains \include{chap1}. The \citep command does highlight in master.tex but not in chap1.tex. I ...
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AUCTex problem with \citep [duplicate]

In my emacs, .tex file extension isn't enough to highlight \citep command. I found that \usepackage{natbib} needs to be in preamble to make it working. The problem is that when secondary files ...
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Formatting/searching special bibliographystyle using natbib package

I'm searching for a special bibliographystyle to meet the following requirements (I post one example): LÜTKEPOHL H., KRÄTZIG M. (2004). Applied Time Series Econometrics. Cambridge University ...
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\citeauthor without natbib

I need to use a style file that does not allow use of natbib, but I still want to use something similar to the \citeauthor or \citet command from natbib. This is identical to this question, but that ...
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Certain number on reference in text

I am using natbib with unsrtnat for processing bibliography for my thesis. I must prepare short summary of my thesis (about 35 pages out of ~200). It won't include literature overview just summary of ...
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citing inside underline/strike out :tex

I am working on an article, where I need to strike out or underline some of the sentences with citations. I try to do this as \uline{sentence1 \citep{reference1}, sentence continued ...
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key-field in cite is cut after three chars

I have some references without an author (e.g. websites) and use the key-field to provide a sorting possibility. Strangely the key field is truncated after 3 characters, both in the cite-command (I ...
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What is the proper bibliography format to use with natbib? [duplicate]

I have recently asked this question and comments there helped, but I still can't get the result that I am looking for. I reduced my problem to a simple case: Here is my test_bib.bib: ...
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A little change in unsrtnat

I am using natbib and unsrtnat.bst. I want to change FUNCTION {format.chapter.pages} and FUNCTION {format.in.ed.booktitle} in order to get something like this: page 12-34, chapter 5 in Very nice ...
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Strange interaction between natbib and algorithm2e

Here's a minimal example. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage{algorithm2e} \usepackage{natbib} \begin{document} \bibliographystyle{plainnat} \begin{thebibliography}{1} ...
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Bib entry making maths letters lower case

This question is about the reference format making letters inside maths $ $ into lower case. As they are in standard format I want them to be uppercase. MWE: \RequirePackage{fix-cm} ...
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Non-compliant syntax and Natbib

I have been having trouble with my BIB file (exported from Zotero) and have tracked the problem down to non-compliant syntax being used in the URL fileds of my BIB entries. So when attempting to ...
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How to get DOI links in bibliography

I would like to add to all my bibliography items a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) link or a link to a download location. How can I do this with the natbib / BibTeX / hyperref combination? Currently ...
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Using an en-dash for multiple author citations with natbib

The package natbib renders a citation with two authors Kashiwara and Schapira, for example, as (Kashiwara and Schapira) when I use the command \citep*. Is it possible to have it output ...
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No vertical white space after References title in Bibliography [closed]

For some reason, there is no blank space between the bibliography section title (References) and the first reference. I am currently using \bibliographystyle{apalike} as bibliography style and ...
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Things you can't change with custom.bib

I am using custom.bib to create my own citation stile, and I quite like the result! The only thing I couldn't find, was how I can change some things in the citations in the text. What I miss, is the ...
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Bibligraphy ordering - ignore entry

I am using BibTeX with natbib. My style file orders my bibliography in the order in which articles were cited. Occasionally, however, I want an \cite to be ignored for the purposes of the bibliography ...
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Automating order of citations within parenthesis

I'm using chicago style with natbib and am generally happy with the results. What I'm hoping for though is a way to automatically order the appearance of references within each parenthetical citation ...
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customize insert citation to use \citep{key} in LyX

I am using LyX and would like to know if it is possible to specify which citation command should be used by default for the "Insert -> Citation" function from the menu. Specifically I am using natbib ...
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Natbib style showing the citation term in the references list

I am writing a PhD thesis that requires me to use both \citet and \citep style citations (thus requiring natbib, as far as I am aware). I want citep references to read [Mitchell 2013], citet ...
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Lowercase in \citet{}, uppercase in \citep{}

My institute's format standards require that author's name in \citet{} citations should appear with first letter in uppercase, whereas in \citep{}, all letter should be in uppercase. For example: ...
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Help with disappearing bibliography [closed]

I have a strange problem with the bibliography (I use bibtex) for latex (to compile I use TexniCcenter 2.0 beta, but the problem remain even if I compile with Texworks or winedt). I am writing a ...
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How to cite articles from a well known website

I would like to cite articles and the specific authors from well known websites. My problem is that I would also like to include the website info in the citation. For example I am citing an article ...
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Author-year citation with natbib and Springer's spbasic bibliography style

I found many solutions to similar problems here, but I still cannot solve this one: I'm using Springer's template like this: \documentclass[twocolumn, natbib]{svjour3} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Classicthesis citation style (author,year instead of numerical)

I'm using classicthesis 4.1 in LyX to write my thesis and I need help with natbib's citation style. I can't seem to change the natbib numerical citation style to (Author et al., XXXX; Author2 et al., ...
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How do I change the number of authors listed in the References section? [duplicate]

I'm using bibtex and apj.bst. I'm citing a paper that has about 40 authors. In the text, it's cited properly as Author1 et al. but in the references section, all 40 are listed. Is there an easy way ...
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How to reformat in-line citations when \nameyeardelim is undefined?

As per the second part of this question, I want to remove the comma from the end of the authors in my in-line citations, e.g., Doe et al., 2013 -> Doe et al. 2013. The solution is to redefine ...
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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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I need to change the natbib package to version 8.31 [closed]

I want to submit a programme .tex to ArXiv. At present, I have an error, which is fairly documented. I need to change package natbib to a more recent version that is natbib 8.31, If you could explain ...
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natbib: how to display partial authors in reference

I am using natbib to manage my references, now I have a problem: my reference list always displays all author names of an article: Marcel H. Schulz, Daniel R. Zerbino, Martin Vingron, and Ewan ...
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Hyperref, bibentry & natbib conflict - incorrect hyperlink

Problem I want to cite references in text as well as quote the entire entry plus have a reference list at the end. For this I use hyperref, bibentry and natbib. I've taken as inspiration this post. ...
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Author year citation

I have looking for how to cite the author and year in a sentence with reference to my bibliography list. I already used some Natbib styles, but no result of what I want. This is my main file: ...
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How do I truncate the author list and substitute et al.?

Can someone please tell me if there is a way to truncate more than 2 authors for a publication and substitute it by et al. instead? I am using BibTeX.
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Customize bibliography style with natbib

Using the code below, my bibliography looks like this . How do I force LateX to: Put the authors in alphabetical order by last name (eg. Basdevant and then Hall) Put the last name of the first ...
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Name order in “elsarticle-num-names” bib style [closed]

With the following document class: \documentclass[12pt]{report} and the following bib file and style: \bibliographystyle{elsarticle-harv} \bibliography{References} or ...
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Superscript citations with letters to denominate different pages

I've been using natbib in my thesis with the 'author year' citation style. By far the most common way of doing citations in my field of study is superscript, so I want to change to natbib's super ...
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natbib using et al with econometrica style

Hi I'm using natbib with econometrica. For many of my citations the author lists are very long, and I'd like them to show in the text as first author + "et al.". How can I achieve this?
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Re-formatting natbib entries?

I have a bibtex entry like this: @inproceedings{key, title={ Title }, author={ Authors }, booktitle={To Appear in the Proceedings of the ACM Long Conference Name}, conference={{Short ...
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Markup a citation (\citep) with pdfcomment's \pdfmarkupcomment

When I try to mark-up text that contains a citation, I have trouble. Here's an attempt at a minimal working example called mwe-pdfcomment.tex \documentclass[11pt]{article} ...
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Why does natbib conflict with sbc.bst?

I'm always loading the package sbc-template. When I load natbib and use bibliography style apalike, no problem; when I use style sbc instead, compilation crashes. How to fix this? Apalike is pretty OK ...
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No comma between journal name and journal number

De Gruyter requires no comma between journal name and journal number. So rather than Bird, Steven, and Klein, Ewan 1994 Phonological analysis in typed feature systems. Computational Linguistics, 20 ...
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In \bibliographystyle{alpha}, can I sort references by the first author's last name instead of by the marker?

I'm creating a bibliography using \bibliographystyle{alpha}. Consider the following three references. [Gab72] Peter Gabriel... [GJ09] Paul G. Goerss and John F. Jardine... [GR92] Peter ...