{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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\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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Long names first for each chapter?

I'm writing my thesis using the memoir class and natbib, with citations such that, at the first occurrence, the full list of authors is given, and "et al." from the second onwards: ...
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References: Remove white space in front of doi

In my references, there is a problem with the doi. When using \usepackage{doi} I get hyperlinks, which is what I want. In combination with \usepackage{apacite} however, I then have to suppress the doi ...
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parsing bbl file to an xml file from within pdflatex while typesetting

As editor of a journal I need to translate the bibliography, in a bbl file, into part of an xml file (for potential submission to cross-ref). It seems best done on the fly by pdfLaTeX so I can also ...
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Changing in-text cite

\documentclass[twoside, a4paper, 10pt]{article} \usepackage{natbib} \begin{document} we follow the selection criteria proposed by \cite{feem} \bibliographystyle{apa-good} \bibliography{bibliography} ...
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Citation “et al.” only for four and more authors with natbib and apalike2.bst

I kinda have the exactly the same problem as the Citation "et al." only for four and more authors with natbib and jf.bst except that I'm using apalike2.bst What I did was the following: ...
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Placing a comma before a citation-related superscript number

According to the Chicago Manual of Style (section 14.21) "a note number should generally be placed at the end of a sentence or at the end of a clause. The number normally follows a quotation (whether ...
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linebreaking of name-year citation style in arxiv version

I was trying to submit a manuscript to the arXiv using the imsart package: see here. I am using the name-year citation style, and it works well in my own tex compiler. However the version that the ...
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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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Amsproc conflict with natbib?

I am getting strange compile-time errors when I try to use natbib with amsproc class -- even though the file looks fine upon compiling. Any idea what is going on? Is there some conflict between the ...
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Natbib numbers order

I'm having some trouble with BibTeX. The code below makes references in author-year order, but for references with same author and year order is arbitrary. Any solution? Thanks :D ...
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Citation replaced by question marks, no error or warning

In a pdf with many citations, one of them becomes ????, without errors or warnings. How to make it display correctly? Multiple compilation runs do not help. Replacing the bibtex entry for that ...
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Citation: Author-comma-year in LyX (classicthesis)

I am writing my thesis in LyX using classicthesis and have some troubles with citation style. Basically, I want to avoid ERT when citing and instead use LyX' built-in "Insert citation" to get ...
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Special characters in bibliography with natbib

I'm trying to generate a bibliography using the package natbib. Everything works fine if I use the style plainnat provided with natbib. But when I change the style file (for example Ecology or APA) I ...
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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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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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Citing multiple references using natbib in ShareLatex

I am using this piece of code (as suggested by various questions/answers on tex.stackexchange.com. \documentclass{bioinfo} \usepackage[numbers,sort&compress]{natbib} \begin{document} ...
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Numbers in reference list shown without square brackets

I am using \documentclass[smallcondensed,singlecolumn]{svjour3} \usepackage[square,numbers]{natbib} \begin{thebibliography}{99} \harvarditem{Boriah et al}{2008a}{agr:one} Boriah S, Kumar V, ...
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How to change font of bibliography with no extra text appeared before it?

I want to change font of bibliography (using package natbib). I found some solutions here. They worked for me, but the text size (e.g.: \small or 10pt) started to appear as text before bibliography. I ...
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Change bibliography style

please help to me: I would like to modify the ksfh_nat bibliography style in natbib. Original: I would like this: It is possible to modify the style? Thanks for your help! Here is the code: ...
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Sorting References in nyt format with IEEEtranSN.bst

In my latex file, I have used natbib package with slight modification in IEEEtranSN.bst as bibliography-style. I use \cite{key} for Bhanot et al. (2015) and \citep{key} for (Bhanot et al., 2015) and ...
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Print keywords as part of Natbib bibliography?

I would like to print a reference sheet (for myself) of all of the references in a .bib file, that includes in the printout the keyword that codes each item. For instance, on the item ...
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Citing vital records using tufte-book & natbib

I'm using the tufte-book class to help my mom write a family history. I'm running into a problem with figuring out how to cite vital records such as birth certificates, marriage documents, microfilms, ...
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Problem with natbib and french babel after migrating to El Capitan

After migrating to Mac OS 10.11 (El Capitan), I have a problem using citations in my document. I have the following warning: No errors. Warnings: ./Thesis_LP.tex:100: Package frenchb.ldf Warning: ...
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Undefined control sequence \cite after using apacite

I tried using apacite, then decided it was too complex for me as a beginner, so I reverted to natbib and a plain bibliography style. But now \cite won't work anymore. The displayed errors are: ...
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How do I turn into reference into an et al. reference in the References section?

I want to turn any reference to a paper with more than 2 authors into First-Author-Last-Name et al. in the References section (but also in the actual text). I am using natbib. Is there a way to do ...
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How to create italic “in press”-year labels for in-text citations by modifying the bibtex style file

I'm looking for a way to add "in press" in italics into my bibtex-style file for publications for which a doi already exists. As I'm using a Natbib-AuthorYear reference style, I have to add this in ...
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Show only first author in citation call-outs

I am using scrbook and the natbib package. What I basically want to do is that in the reference when using \citep only the last name of the first author and the year should be shown no matter how many ...
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How can I keep the font size unchanged while using 'natbib' in IEEEtran?

I am working a paper for IEEEtran using IEEEtran.cls. The citation style is not tidy while citing multple references, for instance, \cite{test1,test2,test3} % the result is: [1], [2], [3] % my ...
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agsm.bst: change color of the field “Author”

is there any way to change the color of the authors reported in the bibilography, using agsm style? I know is not correct, but it would make much easier to identify the authors in looooong ...
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Package natbib Warning Submission in arXiv

While doing a submission a paper in arXiv, I got these two problems "LaTeX Warning: Reference `xxxx' on page xx undefined on input l ine xxx. "Package natbib Warning: Citation "xxxx" on page xx ...
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Strange reference behaviour. (References disappearing randomly)

I am using the MNRAS class https://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/mnras?lang=en, and I have a very strange behaviour with my references. I am using BibTex, and some times the file ...
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Changing the location of 'year' in typeset bibliographic entries when using abbrvnat.bst

How do you relocate the position of 'year' in the reference list using natbib and abbrvnat.bst? I want it to come in parentheses just after author name for any type of entry, like so: J. Smith (2010) ...
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Using apalike and natbib in Lyx with author abbreviation as index

I'm using Lyx 2.1.2 and want to use the apalike citation style. I created a BibTEX generated Bibliography, added my bib file and set the style to apalike, which all worked so far. But then I wanted ...
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change on natbib references

I'm using abbrvnat as my bibliography style, and I wanted to change three things on the way the references are displayed in the bibliography section: 1) Change all of author's name in the reference ...
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Order referencing by appearance AND number (natbib)

I am currently trying to get the references to be listed in order of appearance in my document, rather than order in bibliography. Some info: I am using natbib: ...
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Natbib ‘numbers’ option breaks capitalization of “von” component of name

I'm currently working on my thesis and I am trying to cite a Dutch author. Some Dutch surnames have a "von" component (e.g., van, van der, de) which should be capitalized if and only if the first name ...
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How to use APA 6 with elsarticle.cls

First, let me tell you that I am a total newbie in Latex. I am trying to use APA 6 with elsarticle. As far as I get, elsarticle has natbib pre-loaded. Does anyone help me use APA with elsarticle? ...
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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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bibunits and natbib

I a writing a report which contains serveral section each of them should have their own references. This task should be done with natbib. Unfortunately natbib and binunits seem not go together very ...
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Bibliography: cleanest way (no bib encoding!) to add URLs and their related info?

I use LaTeX for writing my thesis and I'm trying to come up with a clean and elegant bibliography format for web page references. I've been searching and trying different things for hours, but none ...
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How to get a specific German bibliography in LaTeX

for my master thesis I need a specific format for citations and the layout of the bibliography. I was wondering if anyone can help me to do that with LaTex: This is how cites should look like. The ...
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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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Clickable file links from in-text reference

I am currently using natbib to reference articles that I have in Mendeley. I have figured out how to get clickable links such that clicking on the in-text reference brings me to the actual reference ...
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problem with natbib

I'm writng an article but natbib does not recognize my citations. I have followed this process for the compilation : pdfLatex Bibtex pdfLatex pdfLatex Also, I have tried to remove the .aux and ...
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Norwegian in natbib

I have a small problem with some of my citations. I am writing my thesis in Norwegian, so the package natbib doesn't cite my sources the right way when there are two authors because of the ...
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Problems compiling citations into latex document

TexMaker stopped working on my computer a little while ago so I started using TexShop. In the most recent version of my document when I compile it will not load in any of the citations, I'm pretty ...
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Bibtex/natbib: include month+day in bibliography, but not in text

I'm trying to reference a newspaper article. I want the month and day to be included in the bibliography: Author (2016, April 21). Article Title. ...but not in the text: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet ...
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How to change apalike to use a solid line for repeat occurrences of an author's name?

I am using apalike style with the package natbib in the article documentclass. I need to change the default style in order to have a solid line displayed instead of author's name after the first ...