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{apa-style} is about bibliography questions using the style of the American Psychological Association. Use this tag in addition to the tag for the specific package you use to implement the style.

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Where to find a comprehensive overview of the features of the ConTeXt cite command?

I need to use the \cite command in ConTeXt very often for in-text citations in APA format, in a wide range of forms, e.g.: (Author, YYYY) Author (YYYY) (Author, YYYY, p. n) Author (YYYY, p. n) ...
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How to populate a bibliography in the book class?

Today I have been playing with LATEX and I really like it up to now! But i have a problem with populating an apa style bibliography. Right now I am busy with making a template for a thesis and i am ...
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Configuring bibliography with biblatex and apa6 package

Newbie question here: I am having trouble understanding how apa6 manages citations. I know how to use biblatex and biber: \usepackage[backend=biber, style=apa]{biblatex} But when it comes to the ...
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How to display in-text citations in the `Author (Year)` format in ConTeXt?

When writing in APA, one can write in-text in one of two ways: (Willows, Q. A. & White, P., 1995) Or, if the author's name is mentioned within the text, using this syntax: Willows, Q. A. & ...
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Hyphenation of first Author in Apacite

I'm using apacite for my bibliography and for in-text citations. Unfortunately the first Author in a multi-author citation does not get hyphenated. Is there anything I can do to make everything in an ...
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How can I change the year-postfix separator in apacite?

I'm trying to format my citations such that they look like: (Author, Year: page) instead of (Author, Year, page) I've tried redefining the year-postfix separator, ...
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biblatex style=apa, undefined control sequence [duplicate]

I want to use the apa style with biblatex and have some troubles. I use pdflatex from Miktex 2.9 (64x) and also downloaded biber and copied it into the bin directory. If I try to compile the ...
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Searching for references in Vim-latex with prefix

I'm wondering if there's a way to get the 'F9' citation search to work with a prefix added to a citation. For example, if I start by writing \cite<e.g.>{He, then press 'F9', bibliography results ...
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How to justify in APA class

I have a problem with justify in apm.cls. How to get full justyfiy text contained in abstract class apa6.cls.
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Biblatex (biblatex-apa style) customization: nodate bibstring and ampersand

I'm trying to set up my bibliography with Biblatex, styled with biblatex-apa. My document is in Spanish language. So I set up the package in the preamble as follows: \usepackage[babel, ...
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Bibtopic + Apacite in ClassicThesis

I'm using ClassicThesis (fresh raw TeX version compiled with TexMaker and MikTex 2.9, both up-to-date in Windows). I have managed to apply apacite style with the default bibliography commands. The ...
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Adjusting biblatex authoryear style (to closely resemble apalike)

After reading yet another few hours I could not find a solution to obtaining the following citation style: [Senarclens de Grancy and Reimann 2014] together with the following format in the ...
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BibTeX: same author, different years

Citing \cite{paper1,paper2,paper3}, with the apalike style, some papers of a same author gives me something like [LastName, 2001, LastName, 2002, LastName, 2003] I would prefer something like ...
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apalike2 - multiple authors

I am using a modified version of apalike2. At the moment, the output looks like this: Oneal, John R., Russett, Bruce and Berbaum, Michael L. (2003), Causes of Peace: Democracy, Interdependence, ...
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apacite bibliography{} command not creating bibliography

Please excuse me, I'm quite new to LaTeX (and I'm inexperienced with formal formatting to boot). I'm having a problem that I don't know how to solve, and haven't been able to find anything online. ...
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Page number and header problem in APA style

Problem1: I am unable to get page numbers in the pdf output Problem2: How do I prevent anything from being written on the header or if that is not possible how to display correctly something on the ...
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Unable to cite in text APA style reference [closed]

I am unable to cite references in APA style. Below is the code. Can somebody please show how to correctly cite references? In the output pdf I am getting The Authors in (?,?) instead of the correct ...
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Two dates in an apa/natbib citation?

I am using natbib, csquotes, and the apa-style. Now, I have a reference to a book where I would like to give the original date as well as the date of the edition I use. I tried using 1710/2009 as ...
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Alignment of text is not proper in APA style 6 package

I just started using LaTex for my research work. I am using APA6 style package, but when i am producing output is not properly aligned. I am mentioning below LaTex command i am using. ...
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In-text citations with two or more than two papers in apacite

When using the parenthetical citation with two or more than two papers in apacite, we can separate by comma: \usepackage{apacite} \cite{jorgenson2002projecting,solow1962technical}. This gives ...
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shortauthor with apacite?

I'm working on a paper which requires citing a document with a corporate author, so an unwieldly name is something I'd like to avoid in my inline citations. In order of preference, could I: define ...
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biblatex-apa:empty bibliography+undefindes references [duplicate]

I try to cite with the biblatex-apa-package but it just does not word and I don't unterstand why. I have worked with latex for a while but usually with headings from friends, so I am not very good in ...
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Change ampersand separator with parencite command in APA style

I'm using biblatex-apa to format citations and reference list. I would like to change & separator to and when using parencite citation command, e.g.: \parencite{ref1} --> (author and author, ...
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enumerate bibliography items

I'm using bibtex, the package apacite and \bibliographystyle{apacite} \bibliography{tesis} I'm sorting the bibliography aphabetically (author-year) and everyting's ok except that I want to ...
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APA citation problem

my code is: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{report} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage[autostyle]{csquotes} ...
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problem with urlstyle being overriden by apacite

I am using \usepackage{hyperref} and \urlstyle{rm} to produce urls in roman font in my documents. However, when I also include \usepackage{apacite} the font is no longer roman, but typewriter for the ...
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How to modify apalike.bst to sort references chronologically?

I want to sort chronologically a list of references using the apalike.bst style, since this order seems more natural for showing in a CV. I tried to follow the approach outlined in ...
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apacitex bibliography stile does not show citations properly

I'm trying to use apacite to manage my references style. I'm satisfied with the style of the bibliography, but not the citations. They appear as a number between square brackets, which is not, by any ...
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How to cite SEVERAL articles of Wikipedia (if all labels are wiki:xxx)?

Citing one article is as follows: @misc{ wiki:xxx, author = {{Estimation lemma}}, title = "Estimation lemma --- {W}ikipedia{,} The Free Encyclopedia", year = "2010", url = ...
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apacite not working in tex

I've been requested to change the bibliographic reference style of one of my papars to APA style, but when using the apacite command the document is not compiling. A MWE is shown below. My problems ...
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Reference list: Suppressing dots after companies names using biblatex

\documentclass[12pt,ngerman,twoside]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[backend=biber,style=apa]{biblatex} \usepackage[german=quotes]{csquotes} ...
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Problem with in-text figure references in APA-style manuscript with Knitr

I'm having trouble getting a Knitr documents figure references to work in an APA style manuscript. I have looked around, but I haven't seen anything that references this problem specifically. When ...
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Perfect APA Style Biblioghraphy

I've been trying to tweak the bibliography style of my document for a while without success. I need to change the appearance of my bibliography to match exactly the requirements of APA Style, ...
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biblatex-apa: full first names in the bibliography

Some publishers prefer the APA citation style in a modified way and do not want any initials for authors' and editors' names in the bibliography. According to the biblatex-apa handbook, this is made ...
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Modifying apacite reference style: Comma after booktitle

I am using a customized apacite style for my bibliography. The reference guide of a journal demands a comma instead of a period after the book title. Any idea how to define the comma in the .bst ...
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list all 3 to 5 author names in the first in-text citation using apacite

I use \usepackage{apacite} in the preamble (sublime 2 editor) and \bibliographystyle{apacite}. I did not have to manually install the apacite package. For in-text citations of 3 to 5 authors, I need ...
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Two small Biblatex-APA questions

I'm working on my MBA master thesis by using the package biblatex-apa. However by entering a reference to a powerpoint presentation I'm struggling. My university gives the example as follows for a ...
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Apacite: suppress initials intext? (Sublime 2 on mac)

I am using the package apacite for my dissertation (document class report). For a few in-text citations, the author's first name initials appear and I would like to remove/suppress them in the ...
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How to change the apacite citation style to list only “first author et al.” for entries with three or more authors

I need to change the format of my bibliography in order to have one author or at maximum two authors. I use bibtex and the \bibliographystyle{apacite}. Sometimes the citations are reported as "first ...
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Biblatex citation problem - disambiguate by year only [duplicate]

I am trying to switch to biber from bibtex8 and I really need the apalike settings. I am calling \usepackage[ uniquename=false, maxcitenames=2, mincitenames=1, maxitems=2, minitems=1, ...
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bibliography file error using apa

I have searched for hours trying to find a solution. I have compiled pdf to latex then bibtex then latex using texworks and this is the result ! Argument of \astroncite has an extra }. <inserted ...
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How to get Proper APA referencing format

I'm trying to use reference in apa format for my report. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,openany]{report} \usepackage{apacite} \begin{document} \bibliographystyle{apacite} \chapter{Intro} A traditional ...
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apalike bibliographystyle:: how to quote title of each article? [duplicate]

I am using apalike biblographystile in latex. I would like to quote each article title. Currently, my latex file looks like: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{apalike} \usepackage{natbib} ...
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Setting up APA-Tables - three problems

Below, you see a table. The blue boxes display my "problem areas". Setting up tables is pretty difficult for me so far... Uper left box: I want to indent Group A/ Group B compared to Overall Group; ...
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Bibtex: Change formatting of editor name for type InCollection

I have a reference that is a chapter of the book, so I'd like to include both the author name and the editor's name in the citation. I quickly discovered that the "Book" and "InBook" types give errors ...
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removing underline from journal title when using hyperref

When I am using hyperref, the package puts underline to the journal title in my references. How can I get rid of this underline? A similar question is asked here: Turning underlines OFF in hyperref ...
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How to use APA 6 with elsarticle.cls

First, let me tell you that I am a total newbie in Latex. I am trying to use APA 6 with elsarticle. As far as I get, elsarticle has natbib pre-loaded. Does anyone help me use APA with elsarticle? ...
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biblatex with APA problem [closed]

Hi I basically want to use biblatex instead of apacite. When I try run the following code, it just doesn't run: \begin{filecontents}{myref.bib} @ARTICLE{ref1, author = "A. E. Gill", title ...
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Natbib sorting and citation order by appearance in lyx

I am wondering how I can change the order of the citations in my paper. They are appear in alphabetical order however I want to be in the order that I selected. (Note: I am not asking about order of ...
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reference problems after upgrading [closed]

so i know this has been asked before but i am having an issue with biblatex after i upgraded my packages in miktex. i have uninstalled and reinstalled entire tex distribution, i cleared temp file in ...