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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Error: Paragraph ended before \@citex was complete

I know that this is a natbib error but I dont know how to solve it. I did not use the package \usepackage{cite} neither is an } missing. \documentclass[12pt, a4paper, titlepage, bibtotoc, liststotoc,...
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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 ‘numbers’ option breaks capitalization of “von” component of name

I'm currently working on my thesis and I am trying to cite a Dutch author. Some Dutch surnames have a "von" component (e.g., van, van der, de) which should be capitalized if and only if the first name ...
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How can I include e.g., in citep

When I reference some work, currently I get something like (Jimmy and Tan, 2003). I want an updated \citep where I can use (e.g., Jimmy and Tan, 2003). I should be able to call either the earlier ...
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Capital letters are not capital in the entries titles in `natbib`

I use IEEEtranN for a bibliography style in my thesis. This is the output I get for one reference. This happens even after using the solution in Subscripts and capital letters surpressed in ...
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citing an online database

I have to cite a dataset from World Bank. What I write is the following: \usepackage{natbib} \begin{document} ..., Data from \cite{WB2014}. \bibliographystyle{apa} \bibliography{mybib} \end{document} ...
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Colouring citep/citet/citeauthor differently and based on environment

I'm writing my thesis report in which citations inserted through citep en citet are blue, and the output of the citeauthor-command is the regular text color. I've achieved this using a combination of ...
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natbib does not show the year

I'm using natbib and plainnat as the bibliography style. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[round]{natbib} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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How to change 'et al.' into something like 'and others' for a single in-text citation only (apacite + natbib)?

I am using apacite with the natbibapa option, and for some individual in-text citations with 5+ authors I'd like to have the option to chance the citation into a phrase like this: Author and ...
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If I redefine \citep, then \citep[prefix][postfix]{citation} does not work

I have refined \citep so that the colour of the hyperlink turns "Teal": \let\oldcitep=\citep \def\citep#1{\hypersetup{citecolor=Teal}\oldcitep{#1}} %changes colour of citep link to Teal. NB: I have ...
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authorindex+natbib producing incorrect page numbers

I am using natbib and authorindex. The authorindex manual, section 7.2.3, indicates that there is a conflict between the two packages and suggests a fix that involves creating a natbib.cfg file. When ...
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Changing the directory that BibTeX searches in for .bst files

In a prvious question (How to change 'et al' to italic font in citation call-outs, with 'agsm' bibliography style), the answer by Mico tells us to place the modified .bst file in the "directory that's ...
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Two authoryear-style citation call-outs with text in between

I am using natbib to format my references. I know how to add text to citations using \citep[e.g.][](Darwin_origin_1859) But now I would like to have say something like this: some more text (Darwin, ...
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Double Custom Backref-Text whilst Using natbib or natbibapa with apacite

When I use natbibapa with apacite and insert backrefs, the custom text in the backref doubles as in this picture. Any ideas, how to solve the problem? Thanks! Here’s a MWE: \documentclass[11pt,...
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Forcing a bibliography link with very long file name to stay within column width

The image above is for a reference in double-column IEEEtran class. One potential solution is mentioned in Forcing linebreak in bibliography with natbib, but this works when there are no single ...
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How can I implement a comprehensive apa-style citation and bibliography

I am really new to LaTeX and I need a comprehensive solution for my Thesis I have this problem since two days and I couldn't find any solution in any other post. I work with BibDesk on Mac And I ...
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Break URL failing with escaped % sign in bibliography

I am using the following lines in my preamble to force long URLs in the bibliography to be broken, this is working mostly successfully however it doesn't seem to be working on an entry where I have ...
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Maintain the agsm style while keeping the bibliography unsorted

I am using natbib, I would like to have the bibliography in the order that it is in the file while using the agsm bibliography style. This is only currently possible when using the unsrt style ...
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Bibliography @InCollection: Emphasize Collection Title and omit 'in'

I am fairly new to LateX and I would like to modify the way that chapters in collections are displayed in the bibliography. I use JabRef, TexStudio Bibtex, and the natbib package. I use the agsm stlye ...
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How to do a natbib citation within the suffix to another citation?

I need to do this using natbib: (McFadden 1978, Ben-Akiva and Lerman 1985, but see Bruch and Mare 2012 for an accessible introduction). My current attempt at it: \citep[][but see \citep[][for ...
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how to add prefix to refernces and citations in bibtex

I am looking to add a prefix, say S to the reference list, so: (1) the list will appear like References [S1] ... [S2] .. (2) when I cite them they appear as [S1] also. Am using natbib, bibtex.......
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Havard and hyperref do not like each other

A journal has indicated that submissions can use the harvard bibliography style. But it appears that the harvard style does not play well with hyperref or bookmarks (and maybe other packages that ...
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How to make an entry in the table of contents for the bibliography

Question In a document of class scrartcl, I would to make an entry in the table of contents for the bibliography. Currently the table of contents contain entries for any notation of \section{} and \...
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Display “numpages” in bibliography with natbib

I don't have page numbers for a paper and would like to add "numpages" instead so they render in by PDF. I am using natbib and \bibliographystyle{abbrvnat}. Is there somewhere I can specify the use of ...
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How to find the unsrt.bst file

I am sorry to post this probably very basic question, but I am having a hard time locating my unsrt.bst file as I want to edit it. I have read through a lot of questions in here, but in all of them it ...
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How to force hyperref to reference only \cite and not \citeauthor or \citeyear?

I would like hyperref to make links only when I use \cite and not with \citeyear and \citeauthor. Here is an example : \documentclass{article} \usepackage[numbers]{natbib} \usepackage{hyperref} \...
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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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Reference numbers appear in Overleaf but don't appear in journal pdf proof when I upload the related .TeX documents

I prepared a paper in Overleaf. There is not any problem in References' numbers in the PDF document in Overleaf or TexStudio in my local computer. However, when I uploaded the TeX documents to ...
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BibDesk: trouble adding in .bib file [duplicate]

I am trying to add in a .bib file created by BibDesk to my report. I have saved the .bib file in a different folder. However, it will not import in the typeset. I tried to follow the Overleaf ...
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“Und” between last and second last cite using \footcites with authoryear-ibid

I need to change \footcites/\cites in the way that the last delimiter (\multicitedelim) between the last and second last argument is an "und" (\bibstring{and}) instead of a semicolon. I know that this ...
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How to change the starting reference number in Natbib in a given bibunit?

I'm using bibunit and Natbib packages with a numerical numbering. \begin{bibunit}[plainnat] \nocite{ref1,ref2} \putbib[mybiblio] \end{bibunit} \begin{bibunit}[plainnat] \nocite{ref3,...
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References appears with author's full names [duplicate]

I face a problem with BibTeX, which for just two particular references appear with the author's full names. I used scholar google to get the BibTeX file. the references \cite{hughes2018comparison} ...
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How to include a conjunction in multiple citation lists?

When citing multiple sources in a list LaTeX doesn't include a conjunction. Specifically, a citation that looks like this in code \citep[Look at these studies:][]{Alice:2000,Bob:2001,Charlie:2002} ...
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natbib remove comma after editors

after making a custom .bst-file with makebst i have to fine-tune part of the style. for example i have to get rid of a comma that comes after the "(Ed.)"-field. With the help of 1 i got rid of the ...
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in instead of in: for inproceedings or incollection bibtex entries

I have a number of inproceedings and incollection entries, but when I compile I get: "In Author, editor, Proceedings Title, etc..." I would like to have "In: Author, editor, Proceedings Title, etc..." ...
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Editorial Manager latex compiler not building correctly

I am submitting a manuscript for submission to a springer journal through editorial manager, and all I get back is pages of code when I attempt to compile. I am not sure what the problem is. The ...
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Natbib prints the reference identifier in the bibliography

I use \usepackage[sort,comma,authoryear,round]{natbib} \bibliographystyle{apacite} \bibliography{xxx} When LaTeX produces my bibliography it also outputs the reference identifier.. This is what I ...
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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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How to cite author's name in a research paper? [duplicate]

I try to add the author's name of a paper to describe their contributions. But it does not work: \usepackage[numbers]{natbib} \citeauthor{24} This is the output of my pdf looks like this: "(author?)...
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Using dcu style with natbib, some references show as question marks while others do not

Using dcu style with natbib, some references show as question marks while others do not. I have included examples of references that do work alongside those that do not work as well as the code I am ...
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Odd parentheses using elsarticle document class

I am generally a user of natbib but the elsarticle document class (required to submit to a journal) won't allow it so I am using amsrefs and faced with a very strange situation. Using the below code: ...
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Beamer: citing distinct works outputs the same reference label

I'm working on a beamer presentation and I want to use Natbib for references. However, regardless of what bib key I put into the \cite command, the same reference label gets printed in the output file....
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How to put bibliography in alphabetical order for [authoryear,round]{natbib} package

Do you know how to put bibliography in alphabetical order for [authoryear,round]{natbib} package? \documentclass[openany]{book} \usepackage{amsbsy} \usepackage{changepage} \usepackage{geometry} \...
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Citation problem: two paper with the same first author and the same year

With my bst file (as attached) , two papers in my reference list are Author, X, Y. Buthor, and Z. Cuthor. 2014a Author, X, Z. Cuthor and W. Duthor. 2014b and the citations in the article body are ...
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No spacing in bibliography between author's abbreviated first and middle name for natbib

How can I get rid of the space between the author's abbreviated first and last name in natbib. Ex. Chan, A. P. becomes Chan, A.P. ? I've found that the equivalent in Biber (?) is: \renewrobustcmd*{\...
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In-text citations in LaTeX: list comma needed! (natbib, author-year, chicago-based style)

I am currently finishing a book written in LaTeX and the copy-editor asks me to use the list comma for in-text citations such as "One, Two, and Three 2019" (instead of "One, Two and Three 2019" as it ...
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Citation brackets at the wrong place with natbib

I use natbib with the following customization: \RequirePackage{natbib} \RequirePackage{hyperref} \setcitestyle{square,aysep={},yysep={;}} \hypersetup{ colorlinks=true, % false: boxed links; true: ...
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Bibliography changes style after entry 15

I am writing a MSc. thesis and am writing it up in LaTex. I make use of natbib and am happy with how it generates a nice bibliography, but I am running into an issue where the format of the beginning ...
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How to use \texquote and \citealp quotation with page number [duplicate]

When I use \textquote and \citealp with a reference to page number [p. 33] there is no right output. My expected result should be (Simonovits, 2003, p.33). \RequirePackage{filecontents} \...
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Natbib hook for italicised captions

Identical to Citation within caption => avoid italics (biblatex) just for natbib: Captions are italicised, how can I enforce \cite{ref} in a caption to behave like \textup{\cite{ref}} (other than ...