{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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MultiMarkDown and biblatex citations

I'm using Scrivener to produce LaTeX output with MultiMarkDown. MultiMarkDown uses natbib by default, so footnotes look like this code snips: \footnote{~\citep[<prenote>]{<key>}} The ...
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How to lock the back reference at the top left corner of the bibliography entry?

Anybody knows how to lock the back reference at the top left corner of the bibliography entry by employing BibTeX? The result should be like this: It works to me when using \bibitem (yes, it goes ...
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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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BibTeX not compiling

On a recent document, I could not get the BibTeX file to compile and populate my citations and references. The log returned an error, which I attempted to fix by changing the encoding of my .bib ...
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How do you get a BST file to support natbib cite* commands

I have heavily modified an existing .bst file (apalike2) to get the format working perfectly. However, an editor I'm working with tells me that the first time a multi-author citation is used, I need ...
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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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'proper' clickable hyperlinks with biblatex, natbib and hyperref — (Author, Year) style

Based on some experimenting and some reading (here on http://tex.stackexchange.com) I might have solved first issue I had. I have kept a strikeout-version of the first issue so that people have a ...
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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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Problem with natbib installation on Windows 8

I am using Texstudio following it's installation from ProTeXt-3.1.3-060313.exe ona Windows 8 machine. For some reason, when I tried to install natbib, by following the instructions at ...
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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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\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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Bib entry making maths letters lower case

This question is about the reference format making letters inside maths $ $ into lower case. As they are in standard format I want them to be uppercase. MWE: \RequirePackage{fix-cm} ...
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ACM Bibliography Style Natbib Error: 'Author undefined for citation'

I was writing an academic paper and the following method of citing an author was working until I had to switch to the acm bibliography style and I started getting the following error: Package natbib ...
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Disabling backref in secondary multibib bibliography with natbib

I am finalising my PhD thesis that I have composed with LaTeX. I have a section in which I list my own publications and the whole list of references at the very end of the document. This list is ...
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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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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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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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List Bibliography twice: numerical in order of appearance, then alphabetically

I am using BibTex and the natbib package. I have a numbered bibliography that lists citations in order of appearance. I'd like to reprint the bibliography at the end but in alphabetical order. ...
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How to hide a part of author's name in references (natbib)?

How to only print a part of the surname of an author while using Natbib? The problem occurs when an author has a sequence number as a part of his name. Please consider the following example: ...
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In which programming language are bst (BibTeX style) files written?

I am trying to adjust the bibliography style of natbib. There I am facing constructs like these: FUNCTION {emphasize} { duplicate$ empty$ { pop$ "" } { "\emph{" swap$ * "}" * } if$ } ...
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How can I change the reference pattern in reference list (Number without square box)?

I am using Elsevier LaTeX template for preparation of manuscript. Everything is going fine, except the final bibliography list. It is in following format: [1] Alexander F.J., Chen S. and Sterling ...
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! LaTeX Error: File 'natbib.sty' not found

I have a problem compiling an article using natbib. I am using WinEdt to compile, for example this what I found online: \begin{filecontents*}{bibtest.bib} @book{goossens93, author = "Michel ...
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Extra space in natbib bookstyle

I am trying to create citations using natbib for my dissertation. In my papers I always used \usepackage[authoryear]{natbib} in the pre-amble and everything came out great. Now I am using the book ...
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natbib plainnat and parenthesis around year

My school requires the bibliography to be in this format: author (year). title. address: publisher I've managed everything except the parentheses around year and the colon after address by editing ...
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Multiple references order in LaTeX

I'm writing a paper using the informs3.cls class and natbib in LaTeX. I need to have some multiple references. I wonder if there is any general rule for sorting the references within the same \cite. ...
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\citet and \citep in texstudio using natbib

I am new with respect to using Texstudio and I have just written my article in Texstudio, but I cannot get the citations right(?) I use the natbib in usepackage in the preamble, it is stated before ...
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Bibtex webpage citations, including journal and title?

I'm working on a LaTeX bibliography using natbib and apa-good.bst that includes a number of web sources, including both websites and newspaper articles published online. Based on other responses on ...
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not always et al, sometime 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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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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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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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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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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BibTeX: Citations appear with three names instead of first name + et al

I use natbib and the bibliography style aipauth4-1.bst. When I cite entries that have 3 authors, all three names appear in the text. It is the first time I see something like that, other bst styles do ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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). ...
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How can I change the language of my natbib bibliography?

I am using the natbib package for my bibliography. For documents in English, everything works fine. \bibliographystyle{plainnat} \bibliography{tex/bibliography} % the file is called bibliography.bib ...