# [texhax] hypenated references

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Tue Jun 21 19:52:05 CEST 2005

> when I cite multiple references like
> \cite{abc90,xyz02, pqr04}, I want it to appear as
> [12-14] rather than [12,13,14]. Is there any simple
> way to do this.

http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=citesort

> PS:currently the only external package i am using is
> graphics, hyperref. i would prefer not using any other
> package since that screws up the 'list of references'
> layout. for eg if i use natbib, the the multilined
> references is also double spaced when i want it single spaced.

hyperref is not compatible with the only other citation package that
does what you want -- see the link above.  so you either go with what
you have, or you sort out the problem you're experiencing with natbib.