[texhax] Appending text to a citation

Alan Litchfield alan at alphabyte.co.nz
Wed Sep 19 23:02:43 CEST 2007

Thanks Anne,

That's what I thought but for some reason it hasn't been working.  
After your email (which confirmed I wasn't going totally mad) I had  
another comb through the apacite manual and found what I had been  
looking for (which may negate your confirmation).

The correct syntax I need looks like this:

In this case \cite<described in>{Alter2000} gives me what I want.


On 19/09/2007, at 7:45 PM, anne Vanhoest wrote:

> If you are using natbib try putting two pairs of brackets, ie
> \citep[see][]{jon90}  gives  (see Jones et al., 1990)
> \citep[see][chap.~2]{jon90}  gives  (see Jones et al., 1990, chap. 2)
> This is from the natbib.pdf manual, page 6.
> all the best
> anne
> On Wed, 19 Sep 2007, Alan Litchfield wrote:
> +Howdy,
> +
> +I know I have done this before, but be danged if I can remember how I
> +did it.
> +
> +I want a citation to read "(described in Alter, 2000)"
> +
> +but if I use \cite[described in]{Alter2000} I get "(Alter, 2000,
> +described in)".
> +
> +So, what is the command that'll give the former? In other words, will
> +put the text at the beginning of the citation, not the end?
> +
> +Oh, I am using apacite for the bib style.
> +
> +Cheers
> +Alan

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