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How to insert page number in a citation ?

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How to insert page number in a citation ?

Postby jromang on Fri Sep 26th, 2008

Hi, I'm a LyX beginner, very impressed by LateX/Lyx ;) I 'm currently wrinting a document with Bibtext citations, everything is working fine, but I can't find a solution to include page numbers in the citations (exemple [5, page 435] instead of just [5] ). Is-it possible ?
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Re: How to insert page number in a citation ?

Postby localghost on Fri Sep 26th, 2008

I'm not familiar with LyX, but there should be a way to edit the \cite command and add an optional argument.
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\cite[p. 435]{refkey}



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Re: How to insert page number in a citation ?

Postby jromang on Fri Sep 26th, 2008

Thanks for the fast answer ! Another question then : how to insert this optional argument in LyX ? :roll:
I can display the Latex source in Lyx, but cannot edit it directly :(
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Re: How to insert page number in a citation ?

Postby jromang on Fri Sep 26th, 2008

Ok I found it finally ;) No need to edit directly the latex code, just right clik on the citation and type some text in the 'text after' area. Thanks a lot for your help !
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