I have a document that is using natbib via the following usepackage command:


When I cite multiple papers using the citep command, I get spaces between each of the numbers. For example, the following citation:


Gives me the following in-text output:

[5, 12]

However, I would like it to read:


Is there a way to accomplish this?

2 Answers 2


Try the following in your preamble:

  • 2
    This actually works but has the side effect of making the citet command look funny. Jan 24, 2011 at 18:26
  • Great!, this deletes the space between the author and year in author-year style which I needed :) . Feb 28, 2016 at 18:59

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