# [texhax] citing authors without natbib

Alan Litchfield alan at alphabyte.co.nz
Tue Oct 11 20:33:52 CEST 2011

Hi Joel,

There are a range of bib styles you can use. Depends really on what format for referencing you are required to apply.

For example I do that with apacite.

Alan

On 12/10/2011, at 1:23 AM, jtzzaa11-texhax at yahoo.com wrote:

> Hi All,
>
> Is there a way to cite in the text the authors of a reference without using natbib?. The problem is that sometimes there is a specific  bst file which must be used, but natbib uses its own bst files (plainnat etc.). I don't need author-year style citations, but just the authors' name, so something like:
> blah \citeauthor{Smith1} showed that ...
>
> which would yield
>
> blah Smith et al. showed that ...

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