{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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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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Conversion to bibtex

I have a substantial bibliography in APA format at the end of my dissertation proposal. I would like to reformat the proposal into latex (Currently Google Docs), and I was wondering if there is a way ...
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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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apacite+bibtopic: how not to print heading

I need to give multiple bibliography list in tex file in APA style. Here's an example code: \documentclass[letterpaper, 12pt, draft]{report} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{apacite} ...
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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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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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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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`Missing } inserted' when apacite is loaded; no error when it's not loaded

I'm writing a thesis, and want to use the APA citation style. I've installed the apacite package. Possibly incorrectly, but TeXworks does not give any errors concerning the package. It does give ...
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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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Too many authors in author field

My problem: I have a very long list of authors for a few papers - apparently bibtex can´t handle that. Here's a minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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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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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 ...