Hello I am using acm package for my bibliography.

In my report the reference numbers are being displayed in simple brackets i.e. (). However, i want them in square brackets i.e. []. Also, multiple citations are separated by ";" not by ",".

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    Which command do you use to create multiple citations? Please consider posting a MWE that shows what you've tried so far.
    – Mico
    Jul 24, 2014 at 14:13
  • for multiple citations i used ~\cite{a,b,c}
    – Misha
    Jul 24, 2014 at 14:32

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As you've set the natbib tag, I'm inferring that you're using the natbib citation management package. If this inference is valid, you could load the package as follows to achieve your objectives:


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