[texhax] citation problems

Jan Eden lists at jan-eden.de
Thu Jan 29 17:17:54 CET 2004

>> I am hoping that it will still preserve the different forms
>> (ie, \citename, \citeasnoun, \citeyear etc).
>You might want to look at the natbib package - it doesn't do it
>automatically but has, e.g., a \citet* for full name set and just \citet to
>truncate - but it also requires a .bib file that might have a slightly
>different format to what you have (I'm not too familiar with harvard.sty
Yes, natbib in conjunction with makebst to create an individual bst file is a good solution. The bst file allows you to set truncation limits for author names. Just type

latex makebst

and follow the instructions (if you're on a unix system, that is).

You will have \citet, \citep (for citation in parentheses), \citeauthor and others, but I guess you can batch replace those in your source.


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