{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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Alter apa6e (suppress author notes and fix floats)

I am trying to use apa6e but want to suppress floats warning and suppress author note. I once received similar help here but am unable to generalize to now include the abstract. Learning this will ...
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Apa style bibliography with author year footcite

So for a report my teacher gave us exact prerequisite for the layout. He wants in text footnote citations in the author-year style and the bibliography in the APA (5th) style. EDIT: The reference ...
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Date field ouput when date is not given

Please consider the following MWE using the package biblatex-apa: \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{mybib.bib} @misc{website, title = {Wikipedia}, url = ...
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biblatex-apa: for citations in text of the same author but different publications: shortauthor every time in [ ]

I am using biblatex-apawith the apa6.cls. In the text I cite several versions of the DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders) by the American Psychiatric Association (APA): ...
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Bibtex (apacite) problem - unwanted space between volume and number

I am writing my thesis with LaTeX. I'm citing the used references with apacite. All in all it worked all perfectly. However I'm facing one problem: In the bibliography I always have space between the ...
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In apa.cls [man] mode, how do you get the table to go with text?

My table consistently skips to the very last page! Is this simply a function of the doc mode? I have tried various float controlling methods like \FloatBarrier, etc., but nothing has been successful ...
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apa6, latex, and biber - cannot get the workflow down. and when it does work it appears faulty

Sorry for the nebulous title, but I have several problems (all related which is why there is a single post). My Setup: I am using Win32 + TeXworks with MiKeTeX. I believe everything is up-to-date. ...
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BiBTeX Name: First/last order

My reference look like this (example): I would like the names ordered as follow: Holler, J. N. & C. D. Koller (2011) Furthermore I would like my editors listed as: First Last, First Last et ...
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Page problem in apalike (BiBTeX)

Can someone please tell me the problem? My pages in bibliography should be in "(" and ")" - exampe: (71-83). This is the content of the reference:
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Output for date ranges of publication in biblatex-apa

Please consider the following \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{mybib.bib} @book{test1, address = {Edinburgh}, title = {I and thou}, publisher = {T. \& {T}. ...
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How to differentiate between translated and reprinted work with APA style

This question is an upgrade to this (already answered) question. I am using biblatex-apa with biber as backend. According to the APA style a "translated" work should be treated differently from a ...
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biblatex-apa and \fullcite* --> year of ambiguous citation

I writing my PhD thesis with LaTeX using biblatex-apa as bib style. Besides the bibliography, a section will present a list of my publications during PhD. I do this using the \fullcite commands in a ...
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How to exclude a specific bibtex field from being printed if doesn't contain specific text?

I had a look here but I was not able to adapt it to my case. I want biblatex to print at the end of my bib entry the field addendum only in case the field indicates the original publication date ...
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How to move the field note at the end of the reference

I am using the notefield to add the original publication date and I would like to print it at the end of the reference instead of before the publisher information. I had a look here and tried to come ...
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Suppress month in biblatex-apa

Please consider the following MWE \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{mybib.bib} @article{test1, title = {Structural holes and good ideas}, volume = {110}, issn = ...
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Showing main website title in biblatex-apa bibliography

I'm using biblatex-apa and biber to write my research paper in APA format. I love using BibDesk and LaTeX compared to manually writing the bibliography in Pages, but I can't figure out the online ...
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Fixing JAIR style

According to the Eigenfactor ranking of journals, the Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR) is a leading open-access journal in AI. Unfortunately, the JAIR style files appear to be ...
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Biber doesn't work anymore (with biblatex-apa in TeXnicCenter) [duplicate]

Today I encountered an issue with biblatex and it seemed I had to update the biblatex package to the newest version to fix this. So I went for a complete update of my MikTeX installation (installed ...
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apacite: how to suppress url if doi is avalable?

I am using apacite package for my BibTex file, but according to my writing style, it's not required for url to be listed in the bibliography if doi is available. Is there any way I can forced apacite ...
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Author Full Name in Citation Natbib APA [duplicate]

I'm trying to cite the Public Law given below. When I compile bibtex the output always reads [Congress, 1960] and in my references section is recorded as Congress, U. I would like it to read [U.S. ...
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Problem with APA + biber + biblatex

I'm having trouble getting basic APA bibliographies to work. The same thing works with nejm style, but changing the style to apa gives errors: ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> ...
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How to change the apacite bibliography style to list all authors

I am new to LaTeX and I need to format my bibliography according to the newest version of APA manual (6th version). As I use bibtex and the \bibliographystyle{apacite}, not all the references are ...
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Problem with \mkbibdateapalongextra of biblatex-apa

biblatex-apa gives me this: ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> \mkbibdateapalongextra {labelyear}{labelmonth}{labelday}\iffieldu... I'm using the default ...
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APA style in et al. format conversion

I want to generate the APA style reference in et al. format as shown under which I got from endnote… But when try in LaTeX I am getting all authors name typed up as shown below… Here I am attaching ...
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Problem with biblatex apa style and uppercase umlauts

When using the apa style together with biblatex uppercase umlauts (like Ö) are always printed lowercase except at the beginning. With the default biblatex style it works fine. How can I fix this? ...
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Jabref, ref of company website

I am using Jabref to manage biblografy. I want to get Z+F Imager, 2013: Retrieved 18 / 09 / 2013, from http://www.zf-laser.com: Here is a minimal example. % my Question ...
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biblatex: Preserve capitalisation in inproceedings/booktitle

I'm using Biblatex-APA/Biber with LyX and a Bibtex file produced from Mendeley. I can produce bibliographies without any problem, but I would like to change the reference style for ...
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Help with citation (in text, in parentheses etc.) with biblatex-apa

My working Example: \documentclass[man,12pt,a4paper,noextraspace,donotrepeattitle]{apa6} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[english,ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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“Undefined Control Sequence”-Error when using Biblatex with apa style

Today I started to try biblatex for the first time in my apa6.cls document: \documentclass[ngerman,man,12pt,a4paper,noextraspace,donotrepeattitle]{apa6} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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Biblatex-apa style is missing a comma in the text-citations. why? [duplicate]

i have a follow up question to a previously answered one regarding commas in citations and references: Biblatex-apa style is missing a comma in the references. why? it works for me in the ...
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Biblatex-apa style is missing a comma in the references. why?

I have been trying to solve this problems for hours, but there is no solution in sight. Until a few weeks ago, my biblatex-apa style was working like a charm. Although, after installing the updates ...
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Beamer with Bibtex: References Bullet Formatted Incorrectly in Table of Contents

I'm using beamer to make a presentation. I am also adding references with \bibliographystyle{apacite}. When I create a table of contents with \tableofcontents, the "References" shows up as the last ...
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(first author et al. 1999; first author et al. 2000)

I have downloaded MiKTeX and it works very well. However I am wondering if you could you help me about the citation style. I want to cite more than one reference as (First Author et al. 1999; First ...
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Extra author appearing in biblatex-apa (as if two publications with the same first author appeared in the same year)

I'm using biblatex v2.5 and the biblatex-apa style v5.7. I have a couple citations with the same first author, including one with six co-authors in 2008. This is the only publication with that first ...
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Suppressing the retrieval date in biblatex-apa

I was wondering why biblatex-apa was not suppressing the urldate from being printed. So I looked around and I found the question Odd date output from biblatex-apa, but found out that it was more about ...
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Pagination by issue in biblatex-apa

Another biblatex-apa question here. It seems it has not been asked before. The APA 6th edition prescribes that when formatting journals (and other periodical references), the issue number is included ...
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Modifying apacite reference style

I am trying to simulate my graduate school's references style using apacite package with bibtex. They claim their guidelines are close to APA but it is indeed an hybrid that no-one really accomplishes ...
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apacite: replace “et al.” when citing multi-authored papers

Is there a way to replace "et al." abbreviation with its counterpart in another language (Turkish) which has no default turkish.apc file. I'd like to replace my citations to papers with more than 2 ...
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Beamer: Changing the font size of the references using the shrink argument causes an error

I'm trying to change the font size of the references using the shrink of the frame argument. However, if I run this code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[american]{babel} ...
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bibtex apacite problem

I have a problem with bibtex: it doesn't seem to find my references from my .bib-file. The Errors I get: [BibTeX] mit Rückgabewert 2 beendet and: LaTeX Warning: Citation `Murty2010' undefined on ...
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Get round brackets with apalike

When forming my bibliography, I use \bibliographystyle{apalike} However that leads to in text references to use square brackets. I was wondering if it is possible for me to change the brackets to ...
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Too much space between author and year in apacite citations

Does anyone else feel that there's too much whitespace between author and year in the following example (note the red brackets)? Or is it proper standard and just annoys me because I'm not used to it? ...
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How can I force text to be displayed in title-case?

I'm trying to update apa.cls for 6th edition (a large task since I'm not a true latex hacker) and I'd like to force the headings for certain levels to conform to title case. That is the first letter ...
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biblatex-apa puts comma at the end of collection-entries instead of period

I am writing my thesis with biblatex-apa style for biblatex. Unfortunately biblatex-apa behaves strange for whole collections. Instead of putting a period at the end of such an entry it puts a comma ...
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How to add an APA-style citation with no author in ConTeXt?

I need to cite some articles which were created by some professional organizations, so no authors or editors are listed: @Article{noname2012, author = {}, title = {This is the title}, ...
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Change format of year and volume in apalike2 bibliography style

I'm using the apalike2 bibliography style (with some minor customizations that are not related to my questions though. When I reference an article the format currently looks like this: Smith, James ...
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\urlstyle{same} with apacite

I use apacite to create a bibliography according to APA guidelines for my article. Some of the references contain URLs. By default, LaTeX shows these in a different, monospace font than the rest of ...
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How to use \autocite with biblatex-apa?

I'm trying to use \autocite feature with biblatex-apa, but it seems that the \autocite macro is not defined in biblatex-apa 5.7 (and biblatex 2.5). Example code follows: ...
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biblatex - how to add backref list with APA style?

Regarding the backref option, the biblatex manual says: Strictly speaking, this option only controls whether the biblatex package collects the data required to print such references. This feature ...
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Problem with author-date bibliography

For submitting my manuscript to the journal “Communications in Algebra”, I want cite references in the text by author and date only enclosed in parentheses, and At the end of the article, list the ...