[OS X TeX] Change the style of references

Niels Kobschaetzki n.kobschaetzki at googlemail.com
Wed Aug 9 09:04:08 EDT 2006

On Aug 9, 2006, at 2:59 PM, Alan Munn wrote:

> At 10:50 AM +0200 8/9/06, Niels Kobschaetzki wrote:
>> Hi!
>> When I cite I'm using \cite[some content like page-numbers of the  
>> cited book]{cite-key} and then it appears as "(Author, Year,  
>> content of [])".
>> But my lecturers want to have it in a style like "(Author Year:  
>> content of [])"
>> Where and how can I change the behaviour of \cite -- google didn't  
>> really help or I just do not know the right terms to search with.
> The natbib package provides this functionality in the \bibpunct  
> command. In the preamble of your document put the following and it  
> will do what you want:
> \bibpunct[: ]{(}{)}{;}{a}{ }{,}

thanks a lot - that did it ^^


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