[texhax] BibTeX and Plain TeX and natbib macros

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Wed Dec 8 08:47:50 CET 2004

frauke jurgensen writes:

> I'm using BibTeX with Plain TeX (under Linux). I'd like to be able to 
> indicate page numbers in my citations. Documentation for the natbib 
> package indicates that this should be possible using \citet[page 
> x]{referencey}. However, this package doesn't like plain TeX. Has 
> someone written similar macros that will work in plain TeX?

the normal (ex natbib) syntax is just \cite[page foo]{bar1947}

you don't say what macros you're using for citations: for some reason
i thought the eplain macros implemented much the same syntax as the
"normal" latex macros.  have you actually tried?

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