I am using chapterbib to put a bibliography at the end of each chapter using:

\usepackage[square, numbers, comma, sort&compress, sectionbib]{natbib}

And i insert each bibliography with:




My problem is that the indices of the citations are very weird! Here is what i get something like:

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I'd like to have a usual numbering, with [1], [2], [3], etc.

How can i do?

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    If you want numbers you don't want \bibliographystyle{alpha} – David Carlisle Jun 5 '13 at 22:39

You might try \bibliographystyle{abbrv}.

The following webpage (http://www.cs.stir.ac.uk/~kjt/software/latex/showbst.html) has a comparison of several popular bibliography styles.

  • @AlexandreWillame Great, glad to help. Please consider marking this answer as "accepted" by clicking the tick mark at the top left. This way, this question can be recorded as "solved". – John Wickerson Jun 8 '13 at 11:34

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