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{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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Editing BibTeX stylefile from Biometrics Journal to accommodate their requirements

For submitting a paper, the references need to be in the following format: References in the text should be ordered by author's surname and publication date. In publications by three authors, all ...
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Apalike2: how to cite multiple authors instead of one author et al

Apalike2 always only cites one author and than "et al". But i want to show all the authors the first time I reference to it. How to do this? I need something like citep which shows all authors. \...
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change on natbib references

I'm using abbrvnat as my bibliography style, and I wanted to change three things on the way the references are displayed in the bibliography section: 1) Change all of author's name in the reference ...
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\HAR@checkdef alternative in natbib

In harvard package it is possible to customise missing citations by renewing a special command called \HAR@checkdef. Here is an example: \usepackage{harvard} \usepackage{pdfcomment} %...
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Bibtex-Natbib-Failure to change in-text citations from numerical style to “author-date” style

I am having a difficulty inserting my references in the text in the "author-date" format. I have read all possible blogs and documents and haven't figured it out yet. I am new to this software, so ...
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How can I use full citations in footnotes using natbib, chicago style?

I tried using the bibentry package as many people mention on here, but for some reason it will not work with chicago style. I am using BibDesk with a bbl bibliography. This is what my header looks ...
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How to include urldate on bibliography withou using the “note” option?

I'm using the natbib package and the plainnat style. Also I'm using the url package. \usepackage[authoryear,round]{natbib} \usepackage{url} \bibliographystyle{plainnat} My problem is the ...
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Accessing author name without natbib

I am finalizing a paper that I wrote using natbib. The publisher rejected my initial submission as it used abbrvnat.bst and asked me to use their specific .bst file (which rules out natbib). I have ...
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myplainnat won't work anymore

This is BibTeX, Version 0.99d (TeX Live 2012) The top-level auxiliary file: Hausarbeit_die achtzigste.aux The style file: myplainnat.bst Ôªø is an illegal style-file command---line 1 of file ...
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A problem getting 'author (forthcoming a, b)' in citation; natbib

I'm trying to cite two forthcoming publications of a single author, storing them under cite-keys 'Author' and 'Author1', and letting the year for each entry be 'forthcoming.' (I'm using BibDesk ...
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How to use APA 6 with elsarticle.cls

First, let me tell you that I am a total newbie in Latex. I am trying to use APA 6 with elsarticle. As far as I get, elsarticle has natbib pre-loaded. Does anyone help me use APA with elsarticle? ...
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Combine natbib and babelbib styles

I would like to combine the plain style of babelbib, but still be able to use \citeauthor{author} without having to use the plainnat style. Is that somehow possible? My main problem with the plainnat ...
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Workaround for bibentry when using natbib and pagebackref

I am using natbib and hyperref's pagebackref. Now I also wanted to use bibentry, but I get the error message File ended while scanning use of \BR@c@bibitem. \par \nobibliography* % For bibentry ...
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How can I change the reference pattern in reference list (Number without square box)?

I am using Elsevier LaTeX template for preparation of manuscript. Everything is going fine, except the final bibliography list. It is in following format: [1] Alexander F.J., Chen S. and Sterling J....
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bibunits and natbib

I a writing a report which contains serveral section each of them should have their own references. This task should be done with natbib. Unfortunately natbib and binunits seem not go together very ...
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Problem with natbib and “To appear” and “In Preparation”

The following citations produce a text that reads Meier (To Appear,I) although the .aux file contains the right information: \relax \citation{a,c} \bibdata{SM} \bibcite{c}{{1}{In Preparation}{{Meier}...
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Compressing of alpha entries not working, original post referenced

A while back, someone asked how to compress multiple citations with keys a, b, c, d, e: Lettered (rather than numbered) citations and natbib's compress option This was a follow-up question to ...
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Error with splitbib and natbib : Undefined control sequence

I am using {natbib} package for the bibliography style and {splitbib} package for separate my bibiography into categories at the end of my documents, for example : all articles in one group, all the ...
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Remove space between two references

I'm using elsarticle document class with biboptions for references. When I cite two references there is a space between them [1, 2]. I'd like to have a citation like [1,2], but I don't know how to ...
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How to include shortauthor/abbreviations and urldate to a Author-Year bibliography style?

I am looking for a bibliography style that looks like "regstud" (see picture, taken from http://debibify.dorian-depriester.fr/ here), but includes an url, urldate and shortauthor/shorteditor field (or ...
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Problem with first reference aaaa. with natbib

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper,italian,oneside,openright]{book} \usepackage{packages} \usepackage{frontesp} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{array,...
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Asking for an specific bibliography style

I am asking for this specific type of bibliographystyle and not could get it yet. Many thanks for any help. (in text) Jones et al. (2005) (citep) (Devlou & Zaparolli, 2013) (bib) ...
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Color specific citations in a group of citations (Bibtex/natbib)

My question is the same as the following Different style/color for some specific references using Bibtex, however the solution does not apply to my case. Here is a MWE (.tex and .bib), the 2nd ...
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Undefined Citation natbib / Failing to print References

I am using the natbib package to manage my references for my thesis. Unfortunately the citations are undefined and it prints "?" in the pdf rather than the actual Citation from my bib file. Neither ...
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Having problem with the numbering of references

I have a problem with my bibliography. I made a poster document but only the first reference got numbered and the rest did not. \documentclass[20pt,a0paper, margin=0mm, colspace=5mm,...
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SIAM bibtex style with author year

I am trying to produce a bibliography style like this: For more info check SIAM Style Manual, section 15.1 on page 88). The journal's default bst file (download link) only produces numbered style, ...
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Using apacite but not getting apa citations

im trying to get apa citations to work with my current latex project using apacite and natbib. Its not working however since this is what i currently get when i use \cite:. I am using a template ...
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My references have an indent after the 7th natbib item

As to be seen in the picture there is an indent because I use natbib. If I use ordinary bib instead I do not get this, but then I am not able to use citet(). \documentclass{article} \linespread{1.5} \...
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Change Natbib into Bibtex, including ibid.-style

I'm new here. My problem is, that I'm using natbib but I need an ibid. function. Natbib does not provide something similar, therefore I must change to bibtex. I have two bibliographies. Now i wrote ...
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Force Truncate Author List in Citation for long list of authors

I am writing an research article using elsarticle. It uses natbib with a custom bst file for citation. I could not modify it in a way so that in citation, it would truncate the authors list with et~al....
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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How to make numbered citations and references in LaTeX

I'm using a relatively simply Latex document setup, that is using natbib, with all the citations in a .bib file. What I need to do is change the style to have numbers instead of years in the \citet ...
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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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Is there a way to show the “reference number in brackets” instead of “name, year”?

I'm using "apacite" package. and I was wondering whether there is a way to do this: Let reference [5] be: "Besterfield, D. (2013). Quality improevment (9 ed.). Pearson." When I use "\cite{...
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An issue with chapterbib (TexPad)

I write a report using TexPad. Each chapter has a unique reference list. I mainly use chapterbib and natbib packages to make the lists of reference appear; however, could not manage. That is, the ...
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How to show the abbreveated name of ONLY the first author when using natbib?

I want to use natbib, not biblatex: \usepackage[square,numbers]{natbib} \bibliographystyle{alpha} This results in the reference being [OTT19] for the author list Person One, Person Two and Person ...
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How do I change newapa: In (editorname) (ed.) to I (editorname) (red.), in bibliography

I have this reference in my bibliography: Højholdt, A. (2016). Tværprofessionalitet. In A. Højholdt (Ed.),Tværprofessionelt samarbejd i teori og praksis. (2. udgave, 3. oplag). København:...