{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 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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Displaying authors in color bibtex

If I call a reference by \citet{xxx}, it appears in my document as Author [number], where the number appears in the color I defined in \hypersetup{citecolor=red} while Author and [] appear in black ...
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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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Every Natbib's citing option (using plainnat) gives me a number between parenthesis instead of Author-year

I'm kind of new in LaTeX. Every natbib's citing option (using plainnat) gives me a number between parenthesis instead of Author-year. I'm using natbib as package, plainnat as bibliographystyle, and ...
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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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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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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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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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Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations

I have a basic tex file and a bibliography which is exported from Mendeley However, when I want to cite in the author-year style, I get the error: Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible ...
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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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Paragraph ended before \@lbibitem was complete error

I've happily typing up my report and including references when suddenly it refuses to compile and outputs C:\Users\User\Documents\Project work\Latex Report\Main\master.bbl:53: Paragraph ended before ...
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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 ...
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No references appear on template

I am using the following template found here. I want to use natbib (or BibTeX, which ever is most convenient) to run my references using nocite{*}. It gives me an error message: Package etoolbox ...
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natbib: comma after website name

Consider the MWE below. The resulting bibliography displays an annoying comma after the website name. Is there any way to fix it (but keep the unsrtnat style for all other types like articles)? ...
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Citations with no bibliography at the end

How do you produce a document with citations (\citep, \citet) working properly in the paper but without a bibliography at the end? I've come up with one solution that is bad because it breaks my ...
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using commas after reference number in square brackets

How do I cite a reference as: [27, p.13]? When I use: \usepackage[numbers, square]{ref}, I get: [27: p. 13]. But I want the comma, not the colon. Option comma causes a conflict, and I don't see ...
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Make References title bold in apa6 class document (using natbib) [duplicate]

I'd like the References title to be bold. My MWE is below. If you comment-out the \usepackage{natbib} (and following line) the problem doesn't occur. Assuming natbib is causing this, I thought adding ...
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Authoryear cite style in tex, problems using natbib in Texmaker (on mac)

I am trying to use natbib in my bibtex file with plainnat style. However, I experience a number of issues (however works fine in e.g. Sharelatex). Depending on my code i get the error: Package natbib ...
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How can I include e.g., in citep

When I reference some work, currently I get something like (Jimmy and Tan, 2003). I want an updated \citep where I can use (e.g., Jimmy and Tan, 2003). I should be able to call either the earlier ...
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Natbib: Multiple citations with page numbers in one bracket

I'm using natbib with bibliography style "apalike". I can cite two different papers in one bracket; for instance \citep{adams03,collier09} gives me (Adams and Fournier, 2003; Collier et al., 1990). ...
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multiple citations with individual page numbers using natbib

I am struggling to combine multiple citations with individual page numbers. I have used this natbib reference sheet, but I am stuck (with what is displayed below). It seems as I cannot combine ...
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Since adding natbib, my tikz nodes are misplaced

Sorry! My "solution" at the bottom didn't actually fix the problem, and the reasons I thought it did are too embarrassing to post. I did manage to solve the problem, by having a total of FOUR TeX ...
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Natbib Article format: Omit volume and pages

How can I omit the volume number and page numbers from the citations in the footnotes of the following MWE Beamer example? \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Boadilla} \begingroup\newif\ifmy ...
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Help with editing .bst file to output article titles in the bibliography

I am using this .bst file in my LaTeX document: http://ads.harvard.edu/pubs/bibtex/astronat/apj/apj.bst Everything is working, except that I would like the outputs in the reference section to ...
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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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Natbib: How to suppress the same author in case of multiple citations?

My problem is simple. In my document, in order to produce references, I use natbib. When I have the same author I prefer to have hers/his name to appear once (in the beginning) and then instead of his ...
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Referring to a website in `bibtex`

I am referring to a website in a scientific paper, the website is providing some stats. What do I write in the author field? The stats are collected using programs installed on some players PCs. I ...
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LyX: Citation shows up as [#] rather than (Author, Year)

I've been having the same problem as this person. My citations show up as [#], and not in the desired format (Author, Year). I have checked natbib as advised: , and also in the citation menu ...
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Having natbib.bst accessible on Mac OS X [duplicate]

While running bibtex I'm getting the following error : I couldn't open style file natbib.bst I guess the problem is that bibtex can't find natbib.bst, how can I solve this problem ?
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NatBib plainnat with [round]: Get printed indirect citation look like citation

I have to use natbib (\usepackage[round]{natbib}) with plainnat style, because it is for lecture notes. (So I can't solve the following problem by using numeric or superscript options) When I have a ...
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Adding a citation inside a citation with natbib

I want to get the following kind of citation using natbib, is that possible? "some guy said this" (SomeGuy, 2010, as cited in SomeOtherGuy, 2013) I can do this manually by writing: "some guy ...
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spacing between lines in per entry of bibliography

I am using Easy-Thesis template to write my thesis. I downloaded this template from writelatex website. I am using natbib to format my bibliography style. This generate nice layout for the ...
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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, ...
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change citation style ( [1-4] to [1]-[4], and [5, 8-9] to [5], [8]-[9] ) with natbib?

I have spent a whole day trying to solve the following problem. Please help if you know how to do this. I am using natbib (\usepackage[sort&compress,square,comma]{natbib}), and my current ...
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Natbib and an organisation as an author

Using the APA style in natbib, and one of the authors is the "Department of Education". I use { } to keep the citation as a single author. However, because there is no "second part" to the citation, ...
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Bibliography showing “and” instead of “&”

I'm using natbib and the apj style file, and when the bibliography compiles it shows "and" in the author list (and in journal abbreviations) instead of "&". How do I change that so it shows ...
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Problem using bibtex with natbib - “couldn't open style file natbib.bst”

I am migrating across laptops. In my old laptop I have a .tex file which works just fine. However, when I use the same .tex and compile it in a new laptop in which I just installed the proTeXt system, ...
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Formatting of institution as author with natbib and numbered references

I am editing a document to be submitted to an Elsevier journal. The Elsevier document class uses natbib to handle references. I am encountering a problem with the appearance of references that have an ...
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Plainnat style not alphabetically and lowercase

I have a problem with the plainnat bib-style as my reference list is not sorted alphabetically (I may be wrong on this one but I have the impression that this should be the case for this bib-style). ...