I would like my references to look like

• [ 1 ] Foo et al. 2008, Nature, 100, 200 • [ 2 ] Bar & Baz et al. 2010, Science, 300, 400 • [ 3 ] Einstein, 1905, New Scientist, 5, 6

and so on.

To do that I am using the following code kindly suggested by Mico:

% \inparaitem[{[}1{]}]}{\endinparaitem}

with a bibtex style unsrtnat.

However, this code adds annoying spaces between the dot and the numeric reference. Moreover this space varies arbitrarily as shown below:

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Do you know any way to remove the spaces? Thanks very much!

closed as off-topic by Bobyandbob, Mensch, egreg, Troy, Henri Menke Dec 5 '17 at 4:58

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    Welcome to TeX.SE! – Mico Jun 9 '16 at 9:58
  • would it be okay to have an "annoying space" before rather than after the bullet? (i'm thinking of putting a fixed space between bullet and text, but letting the separation between entries be more flexible.) – barbara beeton Jun 9 '16 at 13:59
  • Can you create a minimal woring example that recreates the behaviour? – Johannes_B Jul 30 '17 at 9:12
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because a minimal working example is still missing. – Bobyandbob Dec 4 '17 at 20:57