# Multiple citations with references

Using \cite, is it possible to do something like:

\cite[Theorem A; Theorem B]{1 ; 2} to generate [1,Theorem A ; 2, Theorem B]?

Many thanks.

• If you use biblatex you can use \cites[Theorem A]{sigfridsson}[Theorem B]{worman}, see tex.stackexchange.com/q/18910/35864. For natbib a slightly less elegant workaround is possible tex.stackexchange.com/q/166097/35864, tex.stackexchange.com/q/184223/35864, tex.stackexchange.com/q/324882/35864. – moewe Jun 13 '18 at 9:57
• Welcome to TeX.SE. Please tell us if you employ a citation managment package, e.g., cite or natbib. – Mico Jun 13 '18 at 9:57
• @moewe - Nice cross-references to earlier natbib-based solutions! Since those use either authoryear or alpha-style citation call-outs, they may not be immedialtely applicable to the OP's needs, which involve numeric-style citation callouts. I've therefore gone ahead and posted a new natbib-based answer which is designed to generate numeric-style citation callouts. – Mico Jun 13 '18 at 10:39

If you use the natbib citation management package and use a bibliography style that's capable of generating numeric-style citation callouts, you could achieve your formatting objective along the lines shown in the following example.

\RequirePackage{filecontents}
\begin{filecontents}{mybib.bib}
@misc{uv,author="U and V",year=3001}
@misc{xy,author="X and Y",year=3002}
\end{filecontents}

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage[numbers,square]{natbib}
\bibliographystyle{plainnat}

\begin{document}
[\citealp[Theorem A]{uv}; \citealp[Theorem B]{xy}]
\bibliography{mybib}
\end{document}