{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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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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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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Citing websites in APA style with Zotero

Using natbib and apa-good as style, I am having problems displaying a citation of type website or blog post. \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{apa-good} \bibliography{msc_thesis} Test ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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LyX says apalike isn't compatible with author-year?

I am pretty new to LyX, and have no expirience with LaTeX. I'm writing my master's thesis in LyX, though, and I'm supposed to turn it in in a week. I want my bibliography to be "apa-ish", and have set ...
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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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biblatex-apa: Author's first name is repeated in brackets

I am using the biblatex-apa package together with the latest biber and biblatex versions (... I think). The issue is, that sometimes the author's first name, or its abbreviation, is repeated in square ...
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Biblatex apa-style citation link issue [closed]

The biblatex apa-citation only link the year other than author-year together. apa-style: while the citation of a typical journal paper looks like this: So how to make the default apa-style ...
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Is it possible to shift ticks position in a graph to match APA style ?

I have been looking for a while for a way to shift ticks on a graph. I found many options regarding ticks positions, labels or size but I could not find a way to move them orthogonally to the axis ...
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Bibliography with alphabetical order, year order but without brackets in references part [closed]

I am trying to find a bibliography that looks like the one here. I found this but it doesn't have this style and when I try some of them LaTeX cannot find them. How do I have to add them to my LaTeX ...
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how can I Cite the DSM if BibDesk does not allow for the proper format?

I would like to cite in my list of References DSM III, however, none of the format in BibDesk would work! The problem is not how to cite Dsm III in APA, but what type of BibDesk entry("Manual" would ...
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Webpage without author, using the title can make a very long apa citation

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{apacite} \usepackage[hyphens]{url} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} @book{forbes, author = {}, year = {2013}, title = ...
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Citation MWE example doesn't work

I have a problem with apa6, apacite, etc. In the process of creating a mwe, I ran across code here on this site as a mwe, but it doesn't work. When compiled (Texpad on a Mac, using Bibtex), it ...
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Dates not printing using BibLaTeX [closed]

I'm using biblatex to process the bibliography for my dissertation using APA. The problem is that dates are not being printed; the dates are being replaced by a n.d. and this is not correct because my ...
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Issues with APACite package undefined control sequence \bibitem

I get the following errors when I try to cite with apacite Undefined control sequence \bibitem{GDP:2012} You can't use `\relax' after \the \bibitem{GDP:2012} Citation `GDP:2012' undefined There were ...
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Change citation conjunction from “and” to “i”

How can I change the citation conjunction from english "and" to catalan "i"? Otherwise Author = {Kirk, D. and MacPhail, A.}, would get cited as (Kirk and MacPhail, 2002) when it should be (Kirk i ...
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Apacite for in proceedings

I am using apacite to format inproceedings entries, and from what I read, in APA style the volume and pages should be separated by commas, like this: Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (1996). Title ...
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Apacite compilation errors

I am using apacite package and can't get my bibliography to compile. I was using another style until now, which was working, but I need APA. Does it matter how I created the .bib file (I imported ...
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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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Correct representation of an institution as author while citing [duplicate]

I am new to using LaTeX and ran into the following problem. I make use of the apacite package. I made a .bib file with the following entry: @misc{Ambulancezorkort, author = {Rijksinstituut voor ...
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apacite - citing websites with no author [closed]

So I'm trying to cite a website using apacite. According to my teacher, the output has to look like: New child vaccine gets funding boost. (2001). Retrieved March 21, 2001, from ...
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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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Indentation using the APA6 class [closed]

I'm having some trouble indenting paragraphs using apa6.cls. \indent does not indent the paragraph, and I have tried \setlength{\parindent}{5pt} after \maketitle. I am using manuscript mode ...
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Line breaking and long URL strings [duplicate]

I'm an B.Sc. in industrial engineering student who decided to grab a B.Sc. in finance as well and I'm currently working on my B.Sc. thesis in finance regarding risk management in mortage houses. The ...
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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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What Program do I need to write .bib files and how do I use their contents in my bibliography?

What Program do I need to write .bib files and how do I use their contents to create my bibliography with the help of the additional input of my bst file which I downloaded from ...
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Is there a way to specify the last connecting punctuation/word of the authors list in apacite?

How can I make apacite use a different connecting punctuation/word between the last 2 authors (in both the article body and bibliography)? Instead of "Johnson, J. B., & Smith, J. (2013). Title of ...
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How to change font of reference header into boldface using apacite

I am relatively new to latex, most things work however amazingly easily, nevertheless I have a small problem with the the font of the reference header. The start of my code looks like: ...
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Biblatex 'origlanguage' field and output customization

I need to specify original language and the translator in the bibliography list, but it spits out a grammatically incorrect (Correct me if I have been a victim of Muphry's laws): Trans. from the ...
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apa-good.bst question [closed]

I'm very unfamiliar with .bst files. I'm not using BibLatex yet, just standard BibTex. If I want the apa-good.bst to work with my thesis, do I have to also have the apa.cls in the same directory? I ...
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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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apacite: How can I use \bibitemsep with natbibapa option?

I'm using the apacite package, trying to format my reference list so that it is single-spaced but with a blank line in between each entry. From the documentation for apacite, it seems that the way to ...
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Apacite - changing “ed.” / “edition” brackets in generated bibliography entry

I need explicit entrys in my (german) normed bibliography. After a lot of work i have settled with apacite, because it sounded like it could do the stuff i need. So far i am able to change: Title, ...
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How to tweak 3-5 authors citation with the biblatex-apa style?

One thing about the biblatex-apa style I could not get used to, is the 3-5 authors citation: if the authors number is between 3-5, all of them will be printed in citation. e.g. Biblatex-apa style: ...
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How to modify APA Biblatex style to look like “elsarticle-harv” style?

I have been using the \bibliographystyle{elsarticle-harv} style for a long time, since I newly swtiched to biblatex and it is only for natbib, so how to modify the default biblatex style or ...
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apacite bibliography (number in square brackets and bibliography heading)

I have a document like this: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{charter} % charter font \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[italian]{babel} ...
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Combination of Subfiles, Apacite and Babel packages result in LaTeX error

For my bachelor thesis, I want to write my chapters in separate files and be able to compile them separately. To combine them, I use the subfiles package. For citations, I have to use Apa style via ...
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Biblatex-apa: numbered, annotated bibliography using \fullcitebib?

EDIT #3: The code below has been updated to what I'm currently using, from the post at http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/91381/24264; note that I've added a field to my bibentry (annote) as part of this ...
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How can I get author-year references in footnotes? (I.e. Harvard style but in footnotes, rather than in parentheses in the text) [closed]

I'm trying to configure biblatex to work so that I get Author-Year references in footnotes rather than in the bulk of the text. So what I want is: Previous literature has suggested* and this is ...
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Removing the italicized parts from an APA bibliography

This journal guidelines requires that References should follow the APA style, but without any use of italic type In the apa6 package some parts of the references are italicized. I'm ...
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bibentry does not work with apacite [closed]

Have you managed to use bibentry with apacite? bibentry should work with apacite according to the manual of apacite, though I can not make it work. And I can not find bibentry manual on CTAN. I have ...
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Order of references, tables/figures, and appendices using apa6 class

According to APA 6th edition, the order of a manuscript should be: Title Page, Abstract, Body, References, Footnotes, Tables, Figures, Appendixes. I am trying to typeset a manuscript with the class ...