[OS X TeX] natbib broken or user error?

Alan Munn amunn at msu.edu
Wed Apr 30 17:27:19 EDT 2008

At 4:11 PM -0400 4/30/08, Jeremy Conlin wrote:
>I am using the natbib package but it isn't producing what I think it 
>should.  I have don't have any optional arguments when loading the 
>package.  I want to have parentheses but instead I get square 
>brackets everywhere.  Is this a problem with the natbib package or 
>is it my  error?

This depends on your bibliography style file.  But if you're happy 
with the style except the parentheses, just call natbib with the 
option [round].

This is all laid out pretty clearly in the documentation. (Open a 
terminal window and type texdoc natbib and it should open up the 


Alan Munn 
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