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I'm trying to change the citation style from numeric to author-year but it somehow keeps both of them (Pyke et al. [4]). As you can see it doesn't show the year, only the ID number. I tried to change the bibliography style to plainnat as was recommended here but it didn't help.

Any suggestions?

Thanks!

Example:

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\cite_engine natbib
\cite_engine_type authoryear
\biblio_style plainnat
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\use_indices false
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\suppress_date false
\justification true
\use_refstyle 1
\index Index
\shortcut idx
\color #008000
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\end_header

\begin_body

\begin_layout Section

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\begin_layout Standard
Many of those retailers soon realized what 
\begin_inset CommandInset citation
LatexCommand cite
key "Ricker(1999)"

\end_inset

wrote just couple of months before: "It is here - in the down and dirty
 details of consumer direct order fulfillment - that the epic battles for
 domination of the e-Commerce marketplace will ultimately be won or lost".

\series bold
\color red

\end_layout

\begin_layout Standard
\begin_inset CommandInset bibtex
LatexCommand bibtex
bibfiles "Bibliography"
options "plainnat"

\end_inset


\end_layout

\end_body
\end_document

The bib entry is:

@Article{Ricker(1999),
  Title                    = {Order Fulfilment: The Hidden Key To E-Commerce Success},
  Author                   = {Fred R. Ricker and Ravi Kalakota},
  Journal                  = {Supply Chain Management Review},
  Year                     = {1999},
  Pages                    = {60-70},
  Volume                   = {Fall},

  Owner                    = {HP},
  Timestamp                = {2015.03.10}
}
  • Did you rerun bibtex? – Bernard Mar 18 '15 at 10:00
  • Yes. It doesn't help :-( – Katya Kopit Mar 18 '15 at 11:29
  • 2
    Could you post a minimal (non)working example that we can play with? – Bernard Mar 18 '15 at 13:10
  • Hey @Bernard, is it possible to upload the file here somehow? – Katya Kopit Mar 18 '15 at 16:47
  • @KatyaKopit For text files, just copy and paste them (there is a way to mark them as "code" so they have good formatting). Note that a .lyx file is just a text file (i.e. not binary). Don't worry if they're large (they should not be, remember this should be a minimal example), there will be scroll bars. – scottkosty Mar 18 '15 at 16:54

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