I've an issue with the bibliography in classicthesis. My main.tex:



%Loaded here: microtype,graphicx,booktabs,caption,tabularx,hyperref,amsmath



My references.bib:

author= {myauth},
editor= {myedit},
title=  {mytitle},
date=   {2011}

Here myclassicthesis-preamble.

Finally the error:

! LaTeX Error: Command \bibhang already defined.
           Or name \end... illegal, see p.192 of the manual.
l.637 \newlength{\bibhang}

Problably there is something already defined in myclassicthesis-preamble, but I don't know what.

I use TeXworks in Windows 7 x64.

  • 1
    The package myclassicthesis-preamble loads natbib. See tex.stackexchange.com/questions/37076/…
    – Joseph Wright
    Dec 6 '11 at 13:42
  • @JosephWright The question is the same, but the answer is not clear for me, sorry.
    – Baduel
    Dec 6 '11 at 13:58
  • I'm not quite clear on where the special preamble file comes from. It seems to be a some settings which show off classicthesis, but which really are just part of the preamble and should simply be copied into place.
    – Joseph Wright
    Dec 6 '11 at 17:26

The file myclassicthesis-preamble.sty loads natbib; if you are not going to use any of the features of natbib, open the file and comment out, or delete, the lines

 \RequirePackage{natbib}                % NB: LyX likes to set natbib too, let's avoid clashes

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