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Questions tagged [natbib]

{natbib} is a package for bibliographies and citations. It is especially designed for the author-year type citation styles that are common in the natural and social sciences.

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Problem with the spacing of the biblography references

I don't this this is correct: ]1 The word spacing for the first entries seems wrong, the first in particular. Here's the MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{natbib} \bibpunct[,...
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backref and natbib generating an error

For some reason since a few weeks ago, when I use both natbib and backref, I get an error message and compilation stops. Runaway argument? ! File ended while scanning use of \BR@@lbibitem. I ...
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natbib: Error with citation having multiple authors `Undefined control sequence. \cite{citationkey}`

I am trying to cite a reference using the informs2014 bibliography style, but I keep getting the Undefined control sequence error when there is more than one author in a citation. MWE: main.tex: \...
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natbib error, “\providecommand\NAT@force@numbers{}\NAT@force@numbers”

During the last days I am really stressed because I face a problem with my References that I never had before. With the following, I try to generate my bibliography but I either get the error "\...
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overleaf - natbib citing fails to reduce multiple autors to “autor et. al.”

I am using the natbib library with \citep{} comand and in most cases my citations are reduced to author et. al. However for one citation, there are always all the authors listed. What is the problem? ...
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How can i reference OECD data using the natbib package?

I'm looking to construct a reference to enter my References.bib file in my project? The data Im looking to reference is found here https://stats.oecd.org/index.aspx?DataSetCode=TABLE_I7. Thanks
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Alternatives to citet when bst doesn't support authoryear

I've got an article where the publisher is requiring I use a specific citation format. The bibtex style doesn't support author year, but throughout my document, I've been using \citet for textual ...
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How to add author-year support to a .bst file?

I'm currently trying to format my references according to the DeGruyter Open Computer Science guidelines, and I've made a custom .bst file for this. However, in my paper, I use natbib's citet a bunch,...
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BibTeX styles that use all the info that Zotero outputs to bib file for less common sources?

I'm also using Zotero to generate the bib file, then I'm using BibTeX and Natbib for a paper and I'm trying to find a style, preferably something that looks like APA or at least uses name and year ...
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Latextools - sublime - does not remove deleted citation from bibliography

I am using Sublime Text 3 with Latextools on Miktex to compile my Latex documents and natbib for my bibliography. I installed the setup on a new laptop and have been running into the following problem:...
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Customize citation with bibulous

Is there a way to customize the way of the citation with bibulous similarly to how it is possible to customize the bibliography. E.g. for books it should be: Said, 2000, S.56. and for electronic it ...
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Problem creating two bibliographies with any package

I need to create two bibliographies for my thesis. One for articles and one for books. I have to seperate .bib files. I tried to use several packages but none of them worked. Unfotunately I cannot use ...
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Sorting bibliography with bibulous with authors and institutions

After reading several posts in this forum I chose bibulous to create my own bibliography style. I'm already quite happy with the solution in this example here. However, I need to sort the references ...
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How to cite a fanfiction story correctly?

I am using fanfiction short stories from ArchiveOfOurOwn (ao3) in my work and I'm not sure how to cite them properly. \usepackage[round, sort, comma]{natbib} is used with its \citep{}and \citet{}...
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natbib's author-year but with “citation keys” in bibliography?

I generally like the citation style of natbib's plainnat style, except that I find it painful to find a given citation in the bibliography because the citation says [LASTNAMES YEAR] whereas the ...
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Forcing linebreak in bibliography with natbib

Latex does not break the line after a long url. However, this doens't appear if in the url are "-" or "/". As shown in the MWE I'm using bibulous and natbib. I looked at several solutions on this and ...
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How to edit bst file to reorder editors and book title in @incollection?

How to edit the bst file to order editors before the book title in @incollection? The current code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname....
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Different citation style [duplicate]

suppose I have the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[authoryear]{natbib} \begin{document} I cite \cite{Forsberg2008} and \cite{Freedom2015} \bibliographystyle{apalike} \...
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Author names in the reference list in bold. Natbib

I use natbib and style apalike. My MWE is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[authoryear]{natbib} \begin{document} I cite \cite{Alesina2003} \bibliographystyle{apalike} \bibliography{myfile} \...
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natbib prints number instead of year

I use \usepackage[round, sort, numbers]{natbib} and \bibliographystyle{plainnat}. Then for cite I use \citet{Smith}, in my .bib file: @article{Smith, Author = {Smith, D.A.}, Year = {1999}, ...
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An Issue about the single quote in bibliography using 'natbib' with 'agsm'

I used natbib with agsm sytle in the bibliography. The Journal article tile is within the single quote. Can I change the single quote to the double quote? Thanks a lot! The latex codes are : \...
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apastyle not working

I am trying to use apastyle but not getting the results. I am using a template and writing my report using that. Bibliography style was unsrtnat in main.tex, which I changed to apalike but it didn't ...
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Natbib: don't write the reference's title [duplicate]

Simple question: I'm using natbib with the plainnat style and I want the references in the "Reference" section to show with no title. That is, remove the lines: I know I can just go to the .bib file ...
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Changing citation format complicated by punctuation

I have a document which was originally written with a footnote based citation format in mind. As a result the citations generally follow punctuation as in This is a test sentence.\cite{Someone:2018} ...
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How to use “inline” url in references

I'm building my first LaTeX template and I would like to add links to my bibliography like in the picture below. The top part shows how my current template looks like and the bottom is my goal. I'm ...
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Missing fields in reference [natbib, custom bib style, better bibtex export]

My references (article type for sure but perhaps other types too) are not displaying all fields. I use natbib, chapterbib and have a 'custom' bib style, Vancouver which I downloaded from GitHub. My ...
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Display initial for author in theorem presentation

Is there an easy way for natbib to hide the full name of a specific author when citing a theorem? I want to have something like the following in a presentation: Theorem 1 [M-Othername, 2018]: ...
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Can't compile bst file

I have been trying to create my own bst file, for bibtex bibliography style. I managed to obtain a .dbj file, but then when I run it (with "tex mystyle.dbj") to get the .bst file, it doesn't work. I ...
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Compact bibliography with url links

I am trying to make my bibliography style similar to this one: With very compact referencing and hyperlinks to papers. I can't find a way to do this which is this compact. I am using natbib with .bst ...
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Oxford comma only for three or more authors, but not for exactly two authors

I want to insert the Oxford Comma only if an entry has 3 or more authors, but not if the entry has exactly two authors. e.g. A and B (1999) [NO COMMA] A, B, and C (1999) [COMMA before C] I ...
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Package natbib Warning: Undefined Citation Warning

After hours of trying to figure it out, I finally decided to ask for help. I checked various related answers but I am new to Natbib and couldn't figure out the problem if you might please be able to ...
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Warning message after creating the bibliography

My code as are follows: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{wasysym} %ch06 - $\currency$ \usepackage{multirow} %ch10 - table4 \usepackage{amssymb} %ch12 - \thicksim \usepackage[...
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Inserting period at the end of references (natbib/dinat)

Using the style dinat for the package natbib, the references in the bibliography do not have a period . at the end. How do I add it?
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Same author same year bibliography order in Lyx

I am using Lyx with Natbib and want to (manually) change the ordering of entries with the same author and same year in the bibliography. The problem is identical to that in Same author same year ...
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LyX - Adding a second bibliography only for the appendix

In LyX, is there a way to create a second bibliography that includes only the references from the appendix?
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Referencing Question

I made the BibTeX file for the references, what I want is; as a result to have in the text the author name and the year and list it in the bibliography I write it in this way \documentclass [12pt]{...
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Change the title of references section when using \natbib

I have a question regarding \natbib package. Whenever I generate references, package is automatically adding "References" title as in the screenshot below. I'd like to know whether it is possible to ...
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Year-wise citation in text with apalike bibliography style

I have a code like this \documentclass[12pt]{report} \linespread{1.5} \usepackage{mathptmx,amssymb,hyperref} \usepackage[square,sort&compress]{natbib} \bibliographystyle{apalike} \usepackage{...
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Using \citet when using numeric numbering along with \chapterbib

I am working on my thesis which is divided into chapters and I want to have a bibliography for each chapter. I am using a numeric style. For now I am just using the generic unsrt bibliography style. ...
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Keep author name in multiple citations with common author [duplicate]

I am using bibtex and natbib. The default style is to drop the name of the author when citing multiple works with a common author, e.g.: [Author et al., 2001,2002,2003] but I want it to read: [...
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What citation package to use

As far as I can tell the three major citation packages are: natbib cite biblatex There already is a discussion on the relation between natbib and biblatex here: bibtex vs. biber and biblatex vs. ...
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Memoir + Natbib: my reference don't appear justified

I desperately need some help. I can't force my References to be justified. My references are produced with BibDesk (so they look in order) and I am using this part of the code: My main file: \...
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Issue number with elsarticle-harv not printed

Is it possible to include the issue number, besides the volume number, in article references with \bibliographystyle{elsarticle-harv} and \usepackage[round, authoryear]{natbib}? Thanks! Here is an ...
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How can I insert author names automatically when using `numbers` citation mode in `natbib`?

I am using IEEEtran sytle and the cite package for the bibliography part of my writing. Sometimes when citing an entry I find it is necessary to mention the authors' last names such as "John and White ...
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inproceedings booktitle does not appear

I am using a latex template provided by a publisher's website (wileyNJD-AMA). The problem I am facing is that the conference's book title does not appear at all. I am using the following referencing ...
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Bibliography questions [duplicate]

As I write my Bachelor thesis at the moment I tried to teach myself how to use Latex. But I am struggling a lot with my bibliography as I can not find a way to program it the way I want to: ...
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Add space in front of citations

All my citations are written without a space between them and what they are referencing, e.g. something I'm citing\cite{Brown2015} giving: something I'm citing[12] I would like to force there to ...
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et al extension using dinat natbib style

I'm using natbib with dinat style and the "et al" extension doesn't show up which it does in every side I'm looking for more information as here natbib styles and I'm wondering what the reason for ...
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natbib and agsm - citation call-outs to pieces with same first author & same year

I'm using the natbib package with agsm bibliography style. I have two references which have the same first author and which were published in the same year. Both references have more than 10 authors. ...
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Regex replacement with lowercase monthnames for biblatex/biber to eliminate the warning “month not integer…” [duplicate]

I had already asked a nearly identical question here I am using biblatex with biber from TL2018 for my PhD thesis. Due to various reasons, I am forced to use Mendeley for citation managements and ...