{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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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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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 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 ...
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Adjusting longnamesfirst to use et. al. on first occurence with more than 3 authors

I am making final adjustments to my thesis, ensuring that I am using the correct citation rules etc. Now it turns out I need to use all the authors' names in a citation on the first occurrence, as ...
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Brackets in citing-style? [duplicate]

I have the following LaTeX code: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt, bibliography=totoc, index=totoc, abstracton, ...
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Problem with natbib and “To appear” and “In Preparation”

The following citations produce a text that reads Meier (To Appear,I) although the .aux file contains the right information: \relax \citation{a,c} \bibdata{SM} \bibcite{c}{{1}{In ...
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BibTeX natbib with super does not allow using occasional \citet

I am using natbib with superscript numbered citations as follows: \usepackage[super,comma,sort&compress]{natbib} It works great when I have the case This is a reference~\cite{author1999}. My ...
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How do I force a particular bibliography style?

I am writing a paper for a journal that enforces the use of the Springer 'splncs03.bst' file for references. I wrote most of the paper with natbib and the use of the \citep and \citet commands so it ...
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Change “et al” for “y col.” in natbib [duplicate]

I'm using natbib to make the citations in my document. When I cite an article that has more than one author with \citep{Ak-Suleimani1999}, I have, in the output: Ak-Suleimani et al., 1999 The ...
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Author-year citation with self-generated Natbib-Style, Lyx [closed]

I have generated a bib-style for Lyx using the terminal (bib.bst) and am using it in Lyx 2.0.3 with JabRef, natbib and author-year citation. Everything works great, only now in citations I don't get ...
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I don't get 'et al.' when I have a long author list

I am using an article with a long author list, like this: author = {{H.Oumerachi and A.Kortenhaus and William Allsop and Maarten and Groot and Roger Crouch and Han Vrijling and Hessel Voortman }} ...
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Reducing space between backreference and entry in bibliography [closed]

is it possible to reduce the space between "page" and the bibliography entry? A negative vspace is to unreliable. Answer: \hfill does the trick \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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missing several fields in a bibliographic entry

Clarification: I'm writing a thesis. Edit: It seems that my TeXworks doesn't compile -- to a en-dash, any idea why? I just use – for now with XeTeX. I compile with XeLaTeX + MakeIndex + BibTex and ...
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(first author et al. 1999; first author et al. 2000)

I have downloaded MiKTeX and it works very well. However I am wondering if you could you help me about the citation style. I want to cite more than one reference as (First Author et al. 1999; First ...
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unkown option natbibapa for package apacite [duplicate]

I have a problem with natbibapa for package apacite. I Have the following text \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath} \usepackage{amsxtra} \usepackage{amstext} ...
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Citation colour vs parentheses colour [duplicate]

I have used Audrey's code to cite something of the form: \citet[p.~42]{smth}. This code is excelent if someone wants to have the parentheses affected as well. Now, I ask if it is possible to have the ...
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Single link in (Author, Year) citation style using natbib and hyperref

natbib and hyperref create by default two links to the bibentry in the reference section|chapter of the document: \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} @book{author08, title = {{A Title}}, publisher = ...
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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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Abbreviated first names without spaces in between?

I would like A. B. Lastname to appear as A.B. Lastname in the bibliography. (I have already found how to abbreviate first names.) (I have to solve this with bibtex and natbib because I am already ...
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How do I use natbib and agsm [closed]

I am trying to use natbib and agsm for harvard style in my work but without success. Given the code below I get output: ...(?) in the pdf and a warning in the console: pdflatex> Package natbib ...
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Full names with Chicago bibliographystyle

I'm using \bibliographystyle{chicago} and the Natbib package. I would like to have the FULL NAMES of the authors listed in the bibliography. For instance: Lastname1, Name1, and Name2 Lastname2. ...
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Reduce spacing between citations with unsrt bibliography style

I am using \bibliographystyle{unsrt} with LaTeX (using TeXShop on a Mac) in a document with \documentclass{article} and I find that my bibliography is taking up a lot of space because there is a blank ...
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Natbib-Multibib problem with prefix labels

I am facing a problem when using natbib together with multibib and label prefixes. I want to define two bibliographies: One for literature of other people, with numbered references, and one for my own ...
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Different bibstyles for bibentry vs. bibliography

Using natbib, bibentry. I would like if possible to render the bibentries in a different style than that in the Bibliography section in the end. A particularity with this is that bibentry copies ...
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Avoiding \bibentry to be shown in regular \bibliography, using natbib [duplicate]

In an earlier question - bibentry in documents body - I was looking for a possibility to have \bibitems appear in in my documents body. This was solved using the bibentry package. As a follow-up I ...
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Package natbib: change in-text citation [Johnson 1990] to [Joh1990]

I'm using natbib and I'd like to change the in-text citation. If author and year are Johnson 1990 the output should be [Joh1990], I want natbib to print the first three letters of the author and the ...
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Suppress natbib warnings

The output of pdflatex is filled with lines like this: Package natbib Warning: Citation `lee2004calder' on page 15 undefined on input line 207. I'm aware that the citation is undefined, and at some ...
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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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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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natbib: temporary citation for missing references?

Is there a way I can specify a placeholder text for citations in which bibliographies are missing? For instance, I would imagine the syntax might look something like \citep[Author, Year]{AuthorYear}. ...
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Printing Article and Author Name In Text from .bib

Is there a way to tell BibTeX/natbib to print the name of an article and the author's name in text? For instance, where I would usually use \citep{cite-key} to deliver the in-text citation ...
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Continuing (and preserved) reference numbers with bibunits [duplicate]

I am trying to have two separate bibliographies that may share common references with the bibunits package. If I use a certain reference in bibunit 1, I want its number to be continued in bibunit 2. ...
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Suppressing fields in bibliography?

I'm new to LaTeX and am using TeXstudio for compiling my documents. I'm using \usepackage{natbib} for bibliography. The reference file was imported from EndNote for bibtex in .txt format - I ...