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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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Replace author-year citation with superscript numbers and move the citation itself to the margin of the frame (beamer)

I would like to use author-year citation but its length can be distracting for the reader. I still want to mention author names and dates explicitly because this shows the chronological progress of ...
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Sort bibliography with the order of appearance into .bib file (EDITED)

I work with natbib and \bibliographystyle{abstract}. I use this style because the ordering is done with respect to the key. Is it possible achieve a sorting with respect the order of appearance into ...
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When using bibliographystyle plainnat, how do I suppress automatic lettering of misc elements with the same author?

When using the following TeX: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{hyperref} \bibliographystyle{plainnat} \begin{filecontents}{test.bib} @misc{...
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Separate author names with / (slash) instead of commas using natbib (in LaTeX)

How do I separate author names with "/" (slash) instead of commas using natbib (in LaTeX)? My question relates to citation (in footnotes) as well as the bibliography. Do I have to configure this in \...
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Author-year citations [duplicate]

I am trying to make author-year citations using a BibTex file created on Mendeley. I am using the natbib package and plainnat style. I want to use the citep command but I keep getting errors such as ...
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Author name and year not displayed with Harvard referencing style?

I use the below given code for getting Harvard style of citation. I have used the package natbib and used \bibliographystyle{agsm}. I get Harvard style in reference section. However, in the body of ...
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Citation for an addendum in brackets, \citet vs \citep

With natbib (and bibtex) I have the option of using either \citet{foo2019} or \citeb{bar2019} and I think I'm pretty clear on their use. I.e. "as Foo (2019) has shown, ducks tend to quack" vs "...
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Texmaker, Natbib and Subfile

I am having some problems compiling my pdf to include my citations when using subfile in texmaker. I have tried latex/bib/latex/latex and it doesn't seem to work. I have the following as my main doc: ...
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How to \citeauthor without switching to \bibliographystyle{plainnat}?

I know there are a few questions regarding this, but I couldn't find the solution specifically for such problem: how do I \citeauthor{}, but keep the citing style that I want (I use \bibliographystyle{...
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bibtex does not work in beamer [duplicate]

I am preparing a simple presentation and would like to select some of the references in my bibtex file. I tried to do it as I do in a .tex file but it gave me '?'. I am using the package bib at the ...
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Using natbib and thebibliography

I'm trying to create a citation like: The books (Charles, 1985; Smith, 1989) are great. by using package natbib and \begin{thebibliography}{99} \bibitem[(Charles, 1985)]{Charles85} \bibitem[(...
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natbib and aaai-named

I have to use the aaai-named style. I want to use it in Overleaf. I tried to use that .bst file and integrated it in that way: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[style=authoryear]{natbib} \...
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In-text citations appearing at the top of page when using \bibentry and \natbib (for astron citation style)

I am currently trying to type up a literature review for a class where I have to use the citation style which is relevant to my field. I would like to be able to put the citation I am talking about ...
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natbib square/number citations: number the citations by order of their occurrence in the document

I am writing a paper with IEEE referencing pattern. I'd like the references to be numbered by order of their occurrence in the document. For example: references.bib @article{Suhai, author = {...
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Some reference items do not work, nor is there references at the end

I have been trying to fix this for hours in vain, I have no idea why this does not work. I used \bibliography{dci}, \bibliographystyle{acl_natbib} at the end according to the instructions, and ...
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Bibliography style numeration with parentheses instead of square brackets [duplicate]

I'm trying to set the enumeration style in my bibliography into parentheses instead of square brackets. I was not able to find a solution for it. I'm not talking about the in-text citation style, just ...
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Multilingual Bibliography Entries: Apacite/Bibtex/Natbib

I am pretty new to LaTex and I am trying to figure out how to create multilingual bibliographies. Is it possible within apacite? I am not using BibLaTex, altough it's supposedly better at managing ...
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Bad bibliography entry formatting

I am experiencing a weird issue in my bibliography. I have a bibtex entry like: @online{psqldocs, author = {PostgreSQL Development Team}, title = "{PostgreSQL Documentation}", url = {...
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Problem inserting bibliography in my research paper

I am formatting my paper for the DICTAP 2019 conference submission and for that I had used the Web of Conference webofc class. I am facing problem in inserting bibliography at the end of paper. The ...
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elsarticle - same author, same year - show year twice

By running this: \documentclass[review, authoryear]{elsarticle} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} @article{mieghem10assortativity, Month = {Nov}, Numpages = {11}...
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Bibtex from Mendeley doesn't cite author and year

I am using Mendeley as a citation manager and I have produced a .bib from my bibliography. I am using this as my \bibiography \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage[...
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Natbib not printing arXiv eprint no

I ran into a problem related to Natbib. My .bib file looks like this @article{Flacke:2016szy, author = "Flacke, Thomas and Frugiuele, Claudia and Fuchs, Elina and Gupta, Rick S. and ...
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need to change the author-year citation call-out style, elsarticle document class

I have a little problem with the model5-names bibliography style in the elsarticle document class. Instead of getting (author, year) citation call-out I'm having author (year) How to get a ...
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natbib: @inproceedings with jmr bibliography style

I am quite new to LaTeX and don't know how to create an own bibliography style. I use natbib and jmr as bibliography style and I am fine with it except this one problem: For entries like @article (...
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Problems with bibliography

I have a problem with my bibliography. As you can see in the picture, it displays volume issue and pages differently and I don't understand why. I'm using the apalike style. Can somebody help me ...
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Hyperref coloring links of natbib tags but not linking to the reference page, why?

This is my first question here, please let me know if I should add more info to the question. I am preparing a paper using a Springer template svjour3. Due to the peculiarities of the way the ...
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Imposing custom spacing within citation lists

I want to impose a custom spacing between items on a list of references listed by \citep command, akin to what I would do with `\hspace*' in text. One option is to write: \documentclass{beamer} \...
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Redefine \citealt to avoid creating hyperlink

My document has lots of natbib citations of the general form \citealt[462]{Andrews1982b} — which I would like to not create hyperlinks, while using the HyperRef package to produce other ...
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Problem with reference display style in Beamer presentation with bibtex

\documentclass[12pt,authoryear]{beamer} \usepackage{gensymb} \usepackage{lineno,hyperref} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amssymb} \usepackage{wrapfig} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{epstopdf} \...
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Using \hyperref within prenote of \citep

I want to add a link to the appendix in a prenote of a citep reference. However, using \hyperref[label_name]{Text with link} (as stated here) instead of \ref{label_name} fails. Here is a MWE ...
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Undefined Control Sequence Error Message as output.bbl Files

Here is the github link uathesis where I am using to write up my dissertation with the newer class uathesis. All I am doing is to replace my text body with that of the templates. Here is the ...
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Enumerated multibib bibliography

I have a follow-up question to this one here I posted. In the following example I have split a bibliography using multibib, for which the first bibliography is enumerated: \RequirePackage{...
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Index with both authors and subjects using natbib and makeidx

I am writing a book and trying to create an index that includes both authors (gathered from natbib references and the \citeindextrue command) and subjects (generated with the makeidx package and the \...
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Citation format (Smith A., 2018)

I'm new to LaTeX. I have already grasped the basics and I have already started working my thesis on it. It is a very nice program to work with. However, I am having a difficulty. I am unable to ...
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Punctuation issue on Harvard style [duplicate]

I have the following style: Anderson, E. (1988), 'Transaction costs as determinants of opportunism in integrated and independent sales forces', Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization Vol. ...
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How to remove the comma behind the institution when using it as the author and using plainnat for references

I'm using natbib with a modified plainnat style to produce references while formatting authors' last names before first names. Specifically, I modified line 222 of plainnat.bst to be { s nameptr "{...
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Cite @misc website without year

I want to cite some websites (some organisation ones like the NOAA etc.) but I do not want to show any year against them. This is what I am doing: MWE: %\RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{...
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Automatic bold formatting of author name in bibliography

I would like to automatically boldface a single author's entries in a bibliography generated with natbib. The bio.tex file looks like this (everything has been fictionalized): \documentclass{bio} \...
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Add access date ahead of URL

I want to add access date ahead of the url. How to modify the bibtex file? Could you tell me how to add [Online] as well? Hawking, S. 2000. Professor Stephen Hawking's website. [Online]. [Accessed ...
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Incorrect citation call-out when citing two pieces with same author and same year with one '\cite' instruction

What should I do when citing two references together in text from the same author and year? At present, the citation year of the second piece changes into 0. Example: \cite{Brown2018a, Brown2018b} ...
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ArXiv natbib problem

Together with colleagues I wrote a paper in Latex using overleaf. I am a completely Latex beginner. Now we want to submit a paper on arXiv but I am struggling with error messages for several hours. ...
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BibLaTeX: How to ensure to also print “publisher” field when using @misc type?

Though I have inserted entries for publisher, it won't get printed in the bibliography sequence: @misc{VDI3478-Sheet.2008, author = {{VDI 3478 - Part 2}}, title = {VDI - 3478 Part 2 - ...
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How do I reduce whitespace or stretching in the bibliography?

How do I reduce whitespace in between words in the bibliography? It seems it's trying to stretch things out to fit into the column. For example: Here is the test document: % test.tex \title{Article ...
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Unable to read citations from bibliography file

I am using a latex file to write a report. The said latex file requires me to have different chapters and plots in different folders. When I try to generate a pdf output from this latex file, I ...
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Use round brackets instead of square brackets in natbib citations

I'm new to LaTeX and have a desire to learn as I'm completing a PhD and have been told LaTeX is a great platform for writing scientific documents. So, I have written a short plain English piece in ...
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URLs extend past page margins

I'm new to LaTeX and have a desire to learn as I'm completing a PhD and have been told LaTeX is a great platform for writing scientific documents. So, I have written a short plain English piece in ...
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natbib bibliography reference starts not from 1

please help me to order references in text from 1 and increase the number through the whole text (like a normal). Now it starts with 6 and the second reference has order 2. Can't find why... \...
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How to use biblatex with Wiley templates?

I would like to use the bib style nejm in my document to have a bibliography like this style. But I had a lot of errors! What should I change/add in my code? \documentclass[num-refs]{wiley-article} ...
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Cannot change natbib bibliography font size [memoir class]

I am using the ucbthesis class (which is based off the memoir class) with natbib and cannot find any way to change the size of the font in my references (in the bib, not the textual citations). It is ...
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Making \cite{ref} show last name of the first author

I am trying to obtain a non-standard citation style that includes only the last name of the first author, and the year it was published. As an example at the moment I have this: myref.bib @article{...