# [NTG-context] Optional Arguments for cite

Thomas A. Schmitz thomas.schmitz at uni-bonn.de
Mon May 8 08:57:59 CEST 2006

```I'm not Taco...

buy have a look at section 3.2 of the bibtex manual:

\cite[extras={page~4}][key]

HTH

Thomas

On May 8, 2006, at 7:48 AM, Aditya Mahajan wrote:

> Hi Taco,
>
>   Latex provides an optional argument for \cite. For example, if I
> want
> to refer to something on page 4 of a paper, I can say.... see
> \cite[page~4]{key}. This is typeset as [3, page 4] where 3 is the
> reference number.
>
> How can I do something like this with the bib module. Note that I can
> not use the page key from the bib file, as the page key stores the
> page numbers of the paper. I want to cite a specific page (or theorem
> or ....) of the paper.
>
> Thanks,