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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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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 ...
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Problem with bibliography style file [closed]

I want to use apalike bibliography style (downloaded from: http://web.reed.edu/cis/help/LaTeX/bibtexstyles.html). But I somehow don't get the style output as it is supposed to be. I have attached a ...
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How to define date range format for biblatex [closed]

I have a biblatex entry with eventdate defined as: eventdate = {2012-09-01/2012-09-04} Using the apa style, which does not have definitions for a date range, \printeventdate results in ...
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Adding impact factor information into apalike.bst

I am trying to add impact factor information into the apalike.bst. So far, I changed the apalike.bst as follows Firstly, I added impact_factor into the ENTRY section and created a new function ...
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I need help to make an apa style bibliography in LaTeX

Im using Spanish babel and I need to do an apa style bibliography in Spanish but when I use apa style bibliography it just shows the word referencias (references) but doesn't show the references I ...
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Biblatex and apa style: reviewauthor undefined warning

I get the warning, Package biblatex warning: Macro 'reviewauthor' undefined when running the following, \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} ...
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How to modify apalike.bst to have a colon (:) instead of period (.) after “author (year)”?

I already modified apalike.bst to some of my needs, but I can't find this one -- which part do I have to change to have it include a colon after "author (year)" instead of a period .? (I am using ...
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Using biblatex-apa

I got biblatex working with the authoryear style in Texlipse: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[canadian]{babel} \usepackage{csquotes} \usepackage[style=authoryear,backend=biber]{biblatex} ...
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Biblatex and apasoft style [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Adding an [AuthorYear] block at the beginning of bibliography entries I am trying to get the best of both worlds: I want to take advantage of the URL capabilitites of ...
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German APA reference: origyear field is incomplete (needs reprinttitle)

I use LuaTeX, BibLaTeX and biber with APA bibliography style. The German version has the origyear field wrong. The original english APA version wants it like this: Author (Year). Title. Location: ...
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How to add References in Bibliography without a specific Author

I want to refer to a report available on a particular site. Although some human being must have compiled the report, but there isn't any reference to any specific name. Which BibTeX attribute should I ...
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Biblatex with apa6 package on Ubuntu

I am trying to get the apa6 package to work on Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise). In order to do so, I first installed TeX Live2012 from texlive-backports, and after some trying installed the following packages: ...
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Formatting apalike-url.bst link to reference

I am using apalile-url.bst to get APA references formatting, but I want to format the reference link when I am using a URL, for example when I reference a URL I get. this is a url reference ...
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English / German APA reference fails partly - “retrieved from” and “origyear” untranslated

I have a problem with my multilingual APA reference. I use LuaTeX, BibLaTeX and biber. I use the BibLaTeX option babel=other to activate language switching. Switching gets done by adding an ...
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How can I fix my title page to conform to APA standards?

Here is the code for my document: \documentclass[12pt, letterpaper]{report} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{mathptmx} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \setlength{\headheight}{1in} ...
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How to add page numbers to APA citations in ConTeXt?

I have created a basic document with APA citations using the course code for creating bibliographies in MK IV in APA format, as found at the ConTeXt garden: ...
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Style-independent way in BibTeX to cite a web page as a source [closed]

I know how to cite a web page in BibTeX, but the method proposed is not style-independent. That is, it suffers from not having metadata for the access date and URL (it's a hack to put the access ...
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Bibliography Issue apacite: Argument of \@@cite has an extra } [closed]

I am having an issue when citing references within my thesis. I use the apacite package. Below is the basic structure of the code: \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{apacite} \begin{document} ...
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Ambiguity feature in apa style for biber creating non-apa-like et al behavior

we are currently experiencing some issues with the ambiguity feature of apa for biblatex/biber (we use biber) in TexLive 2012. What would be correct with the ambiguity feature: Doe J., Peters M., ...
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Supress initials of authors in biblatex-apa intext

I am referring to exactly the same issue as RSoul in his post a while ago: Apacite: suppress initials intext? However, I am looking for a solution with the biblatex-apa using biber-backend. It would ...
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Capitalize no date “n.d.” in in-text citation with apacite style

Is there a way to capitalize the "n.d." or no date in in-text citation in LaTeX? As in: Lorem ipsum (Doe, n.d.) to Lorem Ipsum (Doe, N.D.) Or for the sake of it is there a way to customize "n.d." ...
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I want to use the apa bibliography style [closed]

I am trying to use the APA style using apacite bibliography style. The bibliography is generated very well but my problem are the citation themselves in the actual document. They just show author ...
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Apacite - Different citation output for multiple authors

I have a question that I haven't been able to solve, even though I got through the documentation , web pages and apacite.bst code (although I'm quite new with this stuff). The problem is as follows: ...
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bibnewpage option using apacite not working

I am having difficulty with getting the references to show on a new page using apacite. According to the documentation the bibnewpage option should do it, but it is not happening. It is displaying ...
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Apacite displays month in references

I am exploring apacite for APA style citations and bibliographies in my documents. I have gotten apacite to read a .bib without issue, but when I inspect the references list for accuracy, I noticed ...