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{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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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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How to restrict number of cited authors in \citet or \citeasnoun

This is actually a follow up question to How do I truncate the author list and substitute et al.? where I was advised to open a new question. I would like to use \citet or \citeasnoun apparently ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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natbib using et al with econometrica style [duplicate]

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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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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Bibliographical note with text appearing before the reference

I am trying to figure out how to have a bit of text in the bibliography before some entries. If a normal bibliographical entry is something like [25] Ash, Culotta, Fahrenkamp-Uppenbrink, ...
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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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(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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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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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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Too many authors in author field

My problem: I have a very long list of authors for a few papers - apparently bibtex can´t handle that. Here's a minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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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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Remove issn/doi/url when using plainnat and natbib

I am using natbib and the plainnat style for the references. I would like to know how can I remove the ISSN, DOI and URL from the references without deleting them in the .bib file. I have seen some ...
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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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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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Citing websites in APA style with Zotero

Using natbib and apa-good as style, I am having problems displaying a citation of type website or blog post. \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{apa-good} \bibliography{msc_thesis} Test ...
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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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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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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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remove the dot after the year with natbib

I want to have a citation that is listed as follows: Meier, Max ~~~ 2009 ~~~ My first paper. Where ~~~ stands for a TAB. I am using natbib and I found a way to change the space between Max ...
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Springer manuscript class natbib not showing references

I can't find a solution anywhere and I am in a hurry :( MWE: \documentclass[natbib,smallextended]{svjour3} \begin{document} \citep[e.g.][]{rodenbeck2003co} \citet{rodenbeck2003co} ...
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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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Separation of last author with \citep

I came across a solution on how to make an author list where the last author is preceded by "and", as shown in this code: \newcommand\MidSep{, }% separator for two elements, not the last two (for ...
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Natibib entry without a year - How to insert dots?

In my literature directory I have got some sources, where I dont have a year, when it was published. This is why I use {o.J.} as my year. Compiling the whole thing, all my dots are erased. How to show ...
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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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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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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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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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Using Multibib with Beamer

For the defense of my PhD, I have to finish my presentation with a complete list of my publication. In the manuscript, I used the multibib package to generate automatically the list and it works fine. ...
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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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Create bibliography in latex [duplicate]

I want to create this bibliography in latex, but it doest not work and I just get ?. How can I solve this problem? \begin{filecontents*}{bibtest.bib} @book{goossens93, author = ...
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Bibtex error after updating to TeXLive 2013: style file not found

I have recently updated my TeXLive installation to the 2013 version (via MacTeX), and I am getting an error when trying to use the econometrica style from natbib. (The error comes from running Bibtex, ...