{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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No dash between page range in natbib

The articles and books I reference to in my master's thesis are missing the "-" sign between the page numbers, so instead of "20-22" the result becomes "20 22" in the PDF-file. I use a bibtex database ...
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Making citep citation call-out “live”

How can I make citation call-outs created with the \citep command "live", i.e. if I click on the call-out in PDF document I am forwarded to the entry in the bibliography section?
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BibTex: Easy way to drop article titles from references?

I would like to generate a bibliography for a grant application with a minimal structure. Ideally, something like science.bst i.e. omitting the article title. A. N. Clarkson, B. S. Huang, S. E. ...
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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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Change ieetr bibliography style to last name first

I'm using the ieeetr bibliography style for my references and I'm getting initials then last name, how would I change this to last name first? Here is what it looks like at the moment: [1] X. ...
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Unexplained vertical space between some bib entries?

I'm using the APA6 package with natbib, and I noticed that some of my bib entries have a vertical space. I think it has to do with there being a particularly long "word" at the end of an entry (e.g., ...
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Bibliography not appearing (Natbib, Mendeley)

I'm new to LaTeX and am trying to switch from hardcoded \bibitem references to natbib. I have all my references in Mendeley and exported them to a .bib file. My code is generating no errors (yay!) but ...
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how to change reference colour to blue

I downloaded a template from Journal of Applied Physics - Scitation. You can see the template from this link http://publishing.aip.org/authors/preparing-your-manuscript The problem is that the ...
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Citation in longtable overflows into margin

I have to produce two different versions of a document: one with author-year citations, and one with numbered citations. Thus, I'm using natbib and for each document I modify the natbib options. ...
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Natbib, and the problem of custom bibliography styles

So, I tried asking this without much luck. Here is try 2. My problem is that I am getting the same error as this user. The suggested (and effective) solution was to simply change the bibliography ...
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To get “et al” in the text when a reference is cited with natbib and IEEEtranN

I have loaded \usepackage[round, sort]{natbib} and \bibliographystyle{IEEEtranN} my .bib is: @misc{kinaSUR, author = "{Barnett, S., Etchells, D., Weidelich, Z. and Tomkins,M}", title = ...
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command to generate a \cite{} only on first use

In a book dealing with R, I use a command \pkg{} for every mention of an R package, that also generates index extries via another command \ixp{}. \newcommand{\pkg}[1]{\textsf{#1}\ixp{#1}} All ...
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Missing letter identification in bibliography for two papers with same author and year. (Natbib+BibTex+makebst)

I've made a custom .bst file, using makebst. When using Natbib, I get for two papers in the same year and author, a letter identifying the two papers as "a" and "b" in the citation. Sadly, no letter ...
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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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Apalike2: how to cite multiple authors instead of one author et al

Apalike2 always only cites one author and than "et al". But i want to show all the authors the first time I reference to it. How to do this? I need something like citep which shows all authors. ...
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Citing problem in Elsarticle

I'm trying to cite in parenthesis format with the name of the author and the year but when I compile it, it keeps asking for the name of the author. here is my code: \documentclass[10pt, ...
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Defining -aux-directory for pdflatex breaks citations for natbib

When I run pdflatex with an -aux-directory flag it makes it so natbib can't find the citations. pdflatex command with -aux-directory: pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex ...
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Natbib errors: find which entry is causing them

When one is pestered with the all too familiar error message ! Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations, how does one find which entry is causing the problem? ...
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Make book title upright when using natbibapa {apacite}

To comply with the formatting style of my university, I would need to change only the book title style from italicized to upright in the bibliography. Is there an easy way to do this? MWE: ...
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Using natbib to insert “and” before last citation in a citation list (if possible sorted)

I am using \usepackage[square,semicolon,authoryear,sort]{natbib} I want to generate citations equivalent of \citet{paper1}, \citet{paper2}, and \citet{paper3} \citet{paper4} and \citet{paper5} ...
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LaTeX produces lines containing only a point in the bibliography

If citations have a distinct length, the automatically set point at the end of the citation appears in the next line: I am using natbib with bibiographystyle agsm for my references. Here's my ...
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Hack of .bst to add urldate in @misc in BibTex with natbib

Trying to add urldate to my bst-file. I have the entry as: ENTRY { address ... url urldate ... year } With the two functions defining url and urldate: FUNCTION ...
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Citation link not split for page break, again

I have stumbled over a rare case of the notorious \pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level than \pdfstartlink error on an up to date system (Ubuntu 14.10, hyperref 6.83m). It occurs if all of ...
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Wrap natbib macros \citep and \citet

How can I patch the natbib commands \citep, \citet and the like? I have tried xparse (MWE below), etoolbox (the \pretocmd and \apptocmd commands) and xpatch (the \xpretocmd and \xapptocmd commands) ...
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biboptions not recognized

I have been using elsarticle.cls for most of my work. Now I am trying to take those papers and put them into a thesis, using a thesis template given by my school. The elsarticle says in the preamble ...
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Natbib “Author undefined” error [duplicate]

After compiling, I receive several warnings of the following form: Author undefined for citation`Lin1995' (natbib) on page 25 Here are some examples: The relevant LaTeX code: For ...
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Remove comma after optional argument in Natbib

I want to be able to add optional arguments surrounding my references with Natbib, using \citep [see][for review]{besnard2012reconsolidation}, but my output is (see Besnard et al., 2012, for ...
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Beamer-style icons in the bibliography when using natbib

I recently discovered the natbib package which is very useful for citing references in a beamer presentation or poster. I only have one problem with this. Without using natbib (and with for example ...
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natbib package error

I have been using the regular \cite command for my citations all the time. But now I used the 'natbib' package and instead used \citep and \citet, but this keeps giving me errors in the natbib.sty ...
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Sorting references with given bibliographystyle

I am writing a scientific article and plan to submit it to a Springer journal. Unfortunately, Springer's LaTeX support is not very satisfying. You are forced to use Springer's LaTeX class svjour3 as ...
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Natbib doesn't add a's and b's to same-author-same-year references

I am using natbib with bibtex8 in lyx to get my references sorted. It all seems to work fine except that natbib does not properly deal with "same-author-same-year" references. Rather than giving me: ...
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Bibliography style using first initial(s) – last name

There is likely a very easy hack or a predefined solution somewhere on the tip of my nose that I just haven't found yet … I'm using the natbib package and achemso.bst bibliography style for my thesis ...
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Removing a character from custom natbib .bst output

Good evening, I'm having a hard time trying to modify a custom .bst provided by my university. The actual output looks like this: Büring, Daniel. (1992). Linking. Dekomposition - Theta-Rollen - ...
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Reason for double hyphen instead of single hyphen for page numbers in bibliography? [duplicate]

Page numbers in my thesis chapter bibliography are not being displayed properly when I compile using XeLatex in TeXstudio on my mac (OS X Yosemite): In my preamble: \usepackage{natbib} ...
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How can I use LaTeX's default thebibliography with the AASTeX package?

I am trying to prepare a paper for submission to a journal that is not an AAS publication, but I would still like to use the AASTeX package for the tools it provides and stylistic reasons. The journal ...
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modifying natbib superscript citation output

I use natbib with superscript mode to format citations. I would like to 1) change the citation font size (smaller) and 2) move the citation to the left a little bit. I also have a few in line ...
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Adding a preamble to a LaTeX bibliography

Using package natbib, I'm able to add a comment just above my document's bibliography using: \renewcommand{\bibpreamble}{Some text\ldots} I'm adding this command to the document's preamble, and the ...
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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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Alphabetical order problem in bibliography

I am using BibTeX (with natbib) and I have a file mybib.bib with the following reference: @Article{DPMN92, author = {G. Da Prato and P. Malliavin and D. Nualart}, title = {Compact families of Wiener ...
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Change the lay-out of the bibliography

I just started a major project which presumably will grow up to 70 pages, including quite some for my bibliography. So I want that to look neat and orderly. Until now, I have been satisfied with the ...
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Remove comma between author and year in citation call-outs when using chicago bibliography style [duplicate]

I'm using the natbib and multibib packages and an already modified version of chicago.bst for style (with the instruction given at Formating bibliography with natbib and changed " and " for local ...
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Remove page number after reference [closed]

I'm having trouble trying to remove the page number hyperlinks displayed after references in the bibliography, for example: Huang, J. (1996). Efficient estimation for the proportional Hazards ...
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\citeauthor does not work with natbib alpha style

I have this document \documentclass[pdftex,a4paper,twoside,parskip]{scrbook} \usepackage[square, numbers, comma, sort&compress]{natbib} %other packages and stuffs \begin{document} bla bla bla ...
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Can I automatically generate abbreviated citations in Tufte documents after the first occurrence?

In documents using Tufte document classes (tuft-handout or tuft-book) \cite is replaced by a footnote (which appears as a sidenote) corresponding to the full bibliography entry for the cited work. ...
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Different style/color for some specific references using natbib

I need to differentiate some specific references from the others, for both the text and the reference list at the end of the document. Let's say I want the "regular" ones in blue and the specific ...
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Sorting bibliography entries of similar author and year

The problem: some authors publish in books they edited: \begin{filecontents*}{bib.bib} @incollection{majorbookch1, author ={The Good}, title ={Chapter One}, pages ={1--10}, ...
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Revtex: rmp with phys rev style bibliography

By rmp option to revtex4-1 sets the citation style to author/year. I'd like to change it to standard numerical citation, as seen in Physical Review Journals, (but with reference section name as in rmp ...
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citation call-outs: not always “et al”, sometimes full author list

I am having an odd problem; sometimes the full list of authors is inserted in the text, ie. the citation is not shortened to name et al. (which is what I want). I am confident it is not an error in ...
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Numbered *and* lettered citations in LaTeX

For a while now, wikipedia has a really nice citation system, where multiple instances where the same reference is used are indicated as, say 1 in the text, but are back-linked from the bibliography ...
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bibtex vs. biber and biblatex vs. natbib

I've heard of many different bibliography-related packages/platforms/?. What's the difference between the following, which is good for what tasks, advantages/disadvantages, which one is the most ...