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natbib question: Johnson 1990a, b in order of appearance [duplicate]

I have an issue with the natbib package. In my reference list, multiple entries occur of the same author in the same year. I'd like to control which one is Johnson (1990a), and which one is Johnson ...
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Cannot use nomencl package, makeindex doesn't works with my preamble

Time ago I had an issue with Tikz and mathpazo, building my preamble as a post here recommended. In that way my document could compile once again and well, so on the project grew. So my preamble now ...
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biblatex: Reverse numbering (i.e., count down)

I was wondering if it is possible to get the citation numbers to count down [3] newest item [2] item [1] oldest item in biblatex? I am sorting using either using sorting=none and entering in ...
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Bibtex reverse numbering

For my CV, I would like to reverse number publications (i.e., starting from the total number of publications all the way down to 1). Is this possible with plain LaTeX and BibTeX? This question is ...
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sorting refrences in latex with last name

I am using the natbib package for authoryear style. \citep command for reference and planet as bibliography style. Everything is working as desired, except an author's name in the reference appears in ...
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Sorting and citing names with 'von' prefix using biblatex

Consider a document whose author is "van Beethoven, Ludwig". I'd like to cite it as "van Beethoven" in the text and list it as "van Beethoven" in the references. This could be achieved with ...
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Certain number on reference in text

I am using natbib with unsrtnat for processing bibliography for my thesis. I must prepare short summary of my thesis (about 35 pages out of ~200). It won't include literature overview just summary of ...
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Sort bibliography entries with respect to their logical sequence (part i and then part ii)

In my bibliography I have the following two entries: Hosseini, S.A., Shah, N., 2011a. Enzymatic hydrolysis of cellulose part ii: Population balance modelling of hydrolysis by exoglucanase and ...
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Sorting a list of tokens (not necessarily numerals) in expl3/LaTeX3

I'd like to sort a list of words according to their lexicographical order using expl3 code. My words are in a seq variable that I access in a stack-like manner (this is not relevant, though). I've ...
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How to sort alphabet index in Vietnamese correctly?

I want to use index in Vietnamese Alphabetically. The order must be a, b, c, d, đ, e, ê. But in following code. That order is wrong. The first is "Ê", not "A", the second is "Đ", not "B". How to ...
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Order Bibliography alphabetically (author and titles)

I'm writing a paper using jurabib. The problem I have is that in the bibliography the entries are well sorted by author, but where an author has more than one entry these are not in alphabetical ...
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How to sort text or how to make a tex-based test generator

Suppose I have a long file of a pile of test questions. I want to select a subset and make a test out of them. Of course I could copy/paste. But is there a package that helps to sort and display ...
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Altering index sort order in bibleref

Original post: The bibleref package affords tidy citation and indexing of Bible passages; sort order is by default alphabetical by book. According to the documentation, one can change the to another ...
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Sorting scheme for specific entry-types in biblatex

I'm using nty sorting scheme, but I need @proceedings and @inproceedings entries to be sorted by eventtitle before booktitle in @inproceedings and before title in @proceedings. The order should be ...
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Problem with sorting literature order by entry type (misc, book,…) in BiBTeX

EDIT: I edited a "main" file and I added a .bib file. I have problem with BibTeX - concretely with sorting literature order by entry type. The .cls file is HERE and .bst file is HERE. Error: ! ...
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Bibliography references by order of appearance [duplicate]

I am putting together a big document based in many other small ones, and, as it is, I have a lot of references, much more than I wish to order by hand. Is there a way to number these references by ...
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Sectioning bibliography by type of refered item

My promoteur has a very unusual requirement: the bibliography needs to be sorted first by specific type of refered item, next by author and by year of publication. I managed to get this custom ...
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Sorting a table according to values in another table

I have two tables (A and B), both with a string valued column and an integer valued column. What i would like to actually have is a sorted table B sorted by the values of table A. The crucial point is ...
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Sorting with own bibstyle after first author, year, co-author

I'm trying to resort my bibliography, but I'm stuck. At the end it should be sorted alphabetically after the first author, then the year, then the co-author and if that's the same the year should be ...
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How to enumerate in reverse order [duplicate]

I want to enumerate Dave-Letterman Style with the last listed first as in enumerating top ten items and having them listed in 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Is the etaremune package the only way to go? ...
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Order items in enumerate environment automatically

I have a list of almost 300 items in an enumerate environment \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item This is the second item. \item This is the third item. \item This is the ...
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Sort database with datatool

I use the datatool package to read CSV files and print them as tables. Before printing I want to sort the rows. The problem is that the file was written with R and some rows contain normal numbers ...
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Sorting bib entries in amsrefs

Is there any way to automatically sort the entries within a biblist environment? For example sort alphabetically by author names, type of entry, etc. . Unfortunately I haven't found anything in the ...
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Forcing bibliography order

I've a bibliography which include websites. I want to have an alphabetical sort. Thus I use the plain style which do the job great. The problem is websites are less important than others references ...
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Sort bibliography with same author and same year (biblatex)

When I cite two works by an author published in the same year, biblatex will sort them in the bibliography according to their title. In some cases, however, I know that the work sorted in the second ...
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Manually sorting nomenclature elements (with grouping)

I am using nomencl package and I have grouped Nomenclature section into List of Abbreviations and List of Symbols. The order in List of Symbols is not what I wanted. how is it possible to sort 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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Sort bibliography entries in alphabetical order by the entries' “short” value

How can the bibliography list entries be sorted in alphabetical order using the s ("short") field of the publication entries in the example below? I don't want to use a BibTeX file, but the ...
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Automatically arrange citations in increasing number using biblatex

I have similar problem to this question The question is essentially the same, but I use biblatex. I have \autocite{b,c,a,d} which generates [2, 3, 1, 4]. Is it possible to automatically make them ...
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Combine class does not sort citations

There are three files in the next section of code; all three should go in the same folder. The main document is bibProblem (combine document class), the import document is inputDoc1a (article class), ...
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order same-author-year publications by appearance

I have a document in which two papers have the same first-author and the same year. With my current bitex-style file, papers are listed and numbered according to the year and then the authors, which ...
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Sorting references, and displaying “References” instead of “Bibliography”

In my \documentclass{llncs}, I use \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[sort]{natbib} to sort the references of my document. While the above achieves sorting, the section entitled "Bibliography" ...
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Alphabetically display the items in itemize

I am wondering whether it is possible to display the items alphabetically regardless of the order we type on the backend? For example I am using itemize as follows: \begin{itemize} \item ...
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Biblatex and per-year subbibliography

My question is how I can group the bibliographic records using biblatex on per-year-basis. I have tried the approach \newcounter{mycounter} \setcounter{mycounter}{2013} \defbibcheck{intheyear}{ ...
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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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Set natbib options after loading natbib package

Is it possible to set (or change) the natbib package options after its loading (i.e. after the line \usepackage{natbib})? The reason I need it is that I'm using a LaTeX style from a journal and it ...
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Correct sorting of composite page numbers with makeindex

Running an index file like \indexentry{foo}{1} \indexentry{foo}{i} \indexentry{foo}{a} through makeindex results in an includable output file like \begin{theindex} \item foo, i, 1, a ...
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Babelbib: combine bababbrv-lf and babunsrt-lf

I am using babelbib in order to generate my bibliography. However, it won't satisfy all my needs. I just want the entrys to be formatted like [1] Knuth, D. and Torvalds, L.: We didn't write ...
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Bibtex true unsort

My first steps with bibtex, with pdflatex on a linux machine. I use \nocite{*} so that all references are printed, either cited or not. All the bibliography style that I have found are sorting the ...
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sort biblatex bibliography by appearance of cites in the document [duplicate]

I'm writing my thesis in physics using LateX (MikTeX). For my bibliography i use biblatex with this setup: \usepackage[ backend=bibtex8, maxnames=6, ...
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List of Figures sorted by Figure number

I am using \usepackage{imakeidx} \usepackage{hyperref} and the command \listoffigures to get the list of figures. Some figures are double-column, some are single-column, and LaTeX does not ...
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Sorting a manual bibliography alphabetically by their labels

How to sort the bibliography alphabetically by their labels \begin{the bibliography}{10} \bibitem[Polchinski, 1984]{jpol} Polchinski,~J. \newblock{(1984)}, \newblock Renormalization group and ...
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Get bibliography sorted by year in Elsevier article?

Using this code I can not get bibliography sorted by year. It is just mixed and even not in order of appearance in the myrefs.bib file (which is exactly by year). ...
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Sorting a clist in LaTeX3

I have a clist that I'd like to bubble sort. I'm sure this is a simple matter of something like \clist_bubblesort:N or something, but I don't know what the appropriate incantation is. A quick google ...
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Sectioning bibliography by type (with multiple types per section)

I would like to distinguish books from articles, manuals, etc. This can be done by using: \printbibliography[heading=subbibliography,title={Book References},type=book] or ...
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Make nomenclature sort math correctly

I am sorting my nomenclature as suggested by the nomencl package documentation, but \dot{q} is being sorted before a and v, where as the desired sort is: a \dot{q} v The existence of a default ...
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How does BibTeX sort references?

How does LaTeX sort references as it is causing the first reference I have used to be numbered as [2] in the document rather than [1]. See below: Technology has been introduced in various ways within ...
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Sorting to match a given list

I am looking for ideas on the following task. I want to sort the entries in \listb to those in \lista. It cannot always be assumed that only the elements of \lista are in \listb; neither can it be ...
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BibTeX handling of the Dutch “van” name prefix with natbib

I want to produce the following with LaTeX/BibTeX: In the running text: ... we refer the reader to the work of Van Noort (2010). In the bibliography: Thomas van Noort. An important paper. ...
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Latex citations Bibtex. Wrong capital and alphabetical order [duplicate]

In my bibliography citations are ordered wrong. For example: @inproceedings{17Degroot, title={Critical scour: new bed protection design method}, author={De Groot, M.B.}, booktitle={Journal of ...