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{back-referencing} is about referencing entries in {bibliographies} back to the main text, comparable to (though implemented differently from) {indexing} topics or names.

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Formatting back references in bibliography

I would like to change the way the back references are shown in the bibliography, such that they are all shown within parentheses. So I would like to see (page x, y, z) after my bibitems. This is ...
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Bibliography with page numbers

In GKP's Concrete Mathematics, there is a useful and interesting feature I would like to see in more books. The bibliography entries include: a - the page numbers where the book or article is cited ...
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Precise back-reference target with hyperref and backref

The backref option and its variants in the hyperref package allow to include back-references in the bibliography to the page(s) or section(s) in which a given reference was cited. The target of the ...
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Why are all of my footnotes hyperlinked to the titlepage?

Problem I have various footnotes, which are hyperlinked from the text to the bottom of their respective pages. When I click on the hyperlinks (in the main text), they always take me to the first page ...
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Footnote backreference with hyperref

This question led to a new package: footnotebackref I'm using hyperref to have footnote marks link to the footnote proper and I'd like to have some sort of "backreferences" from the footnote proper ...
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Breaking links and escaping characters in bibliographies with backlinks and ocgcolorlinks set

I have the following situation: I have to use the ocgcolorlinks option in hyperref, so that links are not broken. So I had the idea to set each char as a link with \href. After putting some code ...
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Referencing page number with only one reference

So I'm making this summary of a course where I've only been getting information from one book. Sometimes I want to show what page from the book a statement is taken from but I can't figure out a clean ...
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Formatting back references in bibliography [BibTeX]

I'm using the option pagebackref in hyperref package and I get just the links list at the end of each reference name. It should print something like "Cited on page/s ", but I don't manage it even to ...
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how to make text be copied to another part of a document?

I have a paragraph in one part of the .tex file that I want to be duplicated in another part of the .tex file. I could do ctrl-c, ctrl-v... as easy as that, but then if I modify one place, I will have ...
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Back-referencing in LaTeX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Usage of table/figures shown in caption Is there any way to make back-references, outside bibtex, so that by using something like \backref LaTeX would show where there are ...
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How to show Not cited and Cited i times on pages ..., in the bibliography when using biblatex?

On the question Formatting back references in bibliography [BibTeX] I learned how to do this for bibtex with the backref package: \usepackage[pagebackref=true]{hyperref} \renewcommand*{\backref}[1]{} ...
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Backreferences for equations

I'd like to put a list of pages, hyperlinked to the position of the \eqref or \cref that point to it in the margin of each \labeled equation, like backref does for bibliographies and \cite. Both this ...
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Backref package for page reference

I'm using the backref package within the hyperref package: \usepackage[backref]{hyperref} I get the following result: Philip Hall. On representatives of subsets. Journal of the LMS, 10, 1935. 3.2, ...
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Is it possible to have back references after each chapter with a single main.bib file?

I'm using LaTeX + BibTeX to write my dissertation. I have one separate .tex file for each chapter. And I'll generate one bibliography for each chapter. But all the references are from the same file (...
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biblatex: move backrefpages to after the period

I've used some tips about how to toy with the format of backrefs in biblatex, and I'm seeing that the formatting is quite flexible. In the screenshot below, I've put the backref into a box. That's ...
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Biblatex: pagebackref reference in the (flush) right margin

Since I am not really satisfied with how pages where a bibliographic reference is called in the text are reflected in the bibliography, I tried to modify the pageref macro in Biblatex as follows: \...
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hyperref is pointing always to the first page of the document

I am typing my thesis in LaTeX. I used hyperref. Two papers are in the bibliography. Paper no 1 is cited in the first page and paper no 2 is cited in the 2nd page. When I am clicking the red ...
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How to change the format of backref? I want [Cited on page X]

This is a following up question from backref The MWE output is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backend=biber,backref=true]{biblatex} \addbibresource{biblatex-examples.bib} ...
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hyperref with the backref=page option

I encountered an issue when using the backref=page option of the hyperref package together with the natbib package with the options square,sort&compress,numbers. If the natbib package compresses a ...
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Enclosing Page Numbers using the `Backref=Pages` Extension of `Hyperref`

I'm using the backref=pages extension of the hyperref package, as I'd like to have a list of back-reference pages after my bibliographic items. Is there a way to enclose these page numbers in brackets ...
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Biblatex error: Incompatible backref package [closed]

I am using shareLaTeX with the XeLaTeX compiler. Still new to the Latex so I cannot resolve the problem... The only problem is that backref does not work. \documentclass[10pt,twoside]{mystyle} \...
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In bibliography, how to print the page in my text where I cited certain paper?

How to get, for instance, [19] S. Roth and M. J. Black. Fields of experts: A framework for learning image priors. In IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2005. 1, 2, 7, 8 where the ...
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BibLaTeX backref links to wrong page using hyperref

I'm trying to use the backref option of BibLaTeX for back-referencing, but the pages in the bibliography link to the wrong pages (even though the pages listed are correct). The link appears to be ...
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Showing just the pages in a segment when using biblatex and backref=true

I'm using biblatex to manage bibliographies, and the backref=true option to: print back references in the bibliography. The back references are a list of page numbers indicating the pages on ...
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How to modify backref format in biblatex?

Trying to get backref to work with biblatex with KOMA, I came up with the following code: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage[natbib=true,backref=true,style=ieee]{biblatex} \usepackage{hyperref}...
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\citefield link to bibliography (hyperref & backref)

I would like to know if there is a way to get links and backref links on a \citefield command. For example, I want to cite only the title of a reference: \citefield{ref}{title} or any other field, ...
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Why does backref refer to wrong page?

I use biber with backref, but backref points to a wrong page. Option backref always gets it one page wrong. Why does it so and how can I solve the problem? Here's what might be related to the ...
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Remove reference to footnote number in bibliography

When creating my bibliography it adds a number behind the book which links to the number of the footnote like: Finkenzeller 2012 Finkenzeller, Klaus: RFID-Handbuch. Hanser, Carl GmbH + Co., ...
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Latex Back Referencing Overfull \hbox Problem with hyperref [duplicate]

I encountered an issue with hyperref, as I wrote a long thesis. I have to \cite{} some references very often, then the back referencing becomes longer than one line (see the picture below). When this ...
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cite an existing equation into a reference

I have a problem into citing an equation that exists on a book, I have referenced the book at the end of my tex as an bibitem (for ex: \bibitem{book}...), but I want to specify that an equation number ...
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Clickable Link back to the Table of Contents [duplicate]

There are many questions and answers surrounding how to make the Table of Contents content clickable. I am wondering how to make a reference to the Table of Contents and create a link elsewhere in the ...
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Changing the hyperref target for back references in biblatex bibliography

In my bibliography style, I have added a trigger to change the biblatex bibliography back reference mechanism to refer to the paragraph numbers in the margins ("runners") instead of pages. \def\blx@...
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Hyperref, Natbib: Curious backref behaviour

I have prepared the following MWE from the answer I found at formatting-back-references-in-bibliography. If the option backref=page is forwarded to hyperref with \hypersetup then the back references ...
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How popular is amsrefs in comparison with Bibtex?

Now that the amsrefs package for references has been available for a decade, how does it compare in popularity with Bibtex? Does there exist a pro and cons list for amsrefs?
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BibLaTeX: Customizing backreferences

I am trying to switch from Natbib to BibLaTeX. In Natbib (via hyperref), I have the following customization for backreferences: \renewcommand*{\backref}[1]{} \renewcommand*{\backrefalt}[4]{% \ifcase #...
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Hyperlink from footnote mark to footnote body

When I click on a footnote mark in the PDF, it doesn't take me to the body of the footnote, but rather to the first page of the document. I've heeded the advice at Why are all of my footnotes ...
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Back-referencing figures

Similar to the backref package that enables back-referencing for bibliographic items in a LaTeX document, I want to use back-references in my list of figures. Is there a clean way to accomplish this? ...
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How to surpress pagenumbers in bibliography section in LyX?

If you look at this picture you can see, that LyX generated the pagenumber where I cited book [2]. How can I surpress that behaviour?
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Back Reference for Theorems

Is it possible to create an equivalent of Backreferences for equations for theorems, propositions definitions etc.? Meaning that after stating the theorem it would be stated where the theorem was ...
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Incompability of backref with biblatex

This question might be related to Biblatex error: Incompatible backref package but has no solution and did not provide an example of document. Running the following \documentclass{scrbook} \...
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Display specific locations in the glossary

I use the glossary package with xindy and compile my document with lualatex. Is it possible to display specific locations in the glossary? My favoured way would be: The standard \gls{} command ...
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arranging arbitrarily long lists of words into predefined paragraphs

How does one construct macros, each taking some arbitrary number of tuples inputs, that output the parameters into a designed paragraph form? Also, exist macros taking again some of the inputs, and ...
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Different bibliography style

I am using References after each chapter to print cited papers in that chapter, as well as a Complete Bibliography at the end. Now, I want a customized version of bibliography at the end of the ...
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How to show the pages where references were used in the bibliography?

Is it somehow possible to show the numbers ob those pages in the bibliography, where a certain reference was used? This could be comparable to the glossary. For example I used \cite{me2012} on pages ...
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Using two bibliographies with and without backref

For my thesis, I would like to generate a smaller bibliography in the beginning that includes only my previous work that was adapted in the thesis, in addition to a (normal) bibliography. Some entries ...
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Hyperref to the correct entry when using multiple bibliographies

This is a follow-up question to this issue with several bibliographies and backref. I want to generate two bibliographies, a short one in the beginning and a full one in the end. All entries appear in ...
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How to backreference floating environments like listings or figures to where they are mentioned?

I do want to put some source code entries and some figures/images in my appendix for more details see this question), and thus I would find it very useful to have a backlink there (just like you can ...
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How to change from [Cited on page 1, 2] to [Cited on pages 1 and 2] in backref?

This is the following up question from Change format in backref I would like to change from: to MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backend=biber,backref=true]{biblatex}...
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Lyx bibliography displaying section number

I am using LyX to write my thesis. I am using a BibTeX Generated Bibliography (generated in Jabref) which works fine. I just have one problem, in the actual PDF, the Bibliography section after each ...
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Align marginpar with top of current paragraph

I am using \usepackage{backref} to create a back reference in my bibliography. That part is working fine. I am now attempting to use \marginpar to have those references show in the margin, like so: ...
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