{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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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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apacite error - The style file: apacite.bst Database file #1: … is a string literal, not a function

I am trying to use the apacite package for referencing however I am having some problems getting it to work. I am using Ubuntu and the Tex Live distribution so I installed the texlive-bibtex-extra ...
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Using apalike and natbib in Lyx with author abbreviation as index

I'm using Lyx 2.1.2 and want to use the apalike citation style. I created a BibTEX generated Bibliography, added my bib file and set the style to apalike, which all worked so far. But then I wanted ...
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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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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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Removing additional middle name with biblatex

i'm using biblatex with apa style. I have some authors that have too many middle names. It give me something like this : Licht, C. M. M., de Geus, E. J. C., van Dyck, R., & Penninx, B. W. J. ...
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Adding “see:” and “: pg. ##” to Biblatex/apalike/authoryear-comp in XeLaTeX

In the Mimic BibTeX "apalike" with BibLaTeX - (biblatex-apa broken?) the answer supplied is working fine until one needs to add a page number or "see:" to the citation the whole thing gets ...
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APA if more than three authors put et al

I have a problem with the following. I need the following citation style: if one author just show that author, if three authors, for first time show all three, but in subsequent citations show just ...
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How to change margin for first page of Bibliography Only

I need the top margin to be 2 inches on the first page of my Bibliography and all subsequent pages in the Bibliography to have 1 inch top margins. I am using Bibtex to manage my references and using ...
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How do I refer to a 'part' in a book?

I have a book where the content table looks like this: PART1: chapter 1 chapter 2 chapter 3 PART2: chapter 4 chapter 5 ... PART3: Appendix A ... I want to reference all the ...
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Apalike2: how to cite multiple authors instead of one author et al

Apalike2 always only cites one author and than "et al". But i want to show all the authors the first time I reference to it. How to do this? I need something like citep which shows all authors. ...
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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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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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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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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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apacite and local language translations

Is there an easy way to change a few things regarding apacite package? I'm particularly looking at the url reference. When compiled apacite says "Retrieved from" but I'd like it to be "Sótt þann" and ...
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How to modify apalike.bst to have a URLs at the end of References

I can't find this one -- which part do I have to change to have URLs at the end of References. By default, they are in the beginning.
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Biblatex: How to make maxcitenames to work with Custom styles?

I was trying to use different Custom styles with Biblatex, but seems that maxcitenames=2 is not properly working with biblatex-apa. The option is working with build-in style (e.g. authoryear,verbose), ...
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APA style quotes, year with parentheses, footcites, ibidem

I would like my citation style to be a footnote Author (Year) for the entire Author (Year) to be a hyperlink to the bibliography for repeated citations to be Ibid So far I can almost do it all. ...
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.bcf file not created when using apacite

When I run pdflatex on the following foo.tex file, no .bcf file is created, causing biber to fail. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{apacite} \begin{document} \cite{Newman} ...
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Problems with apacite

I'm trying to use apacite to format my references in a dissertation, however, I never get the same result. Moreover, according to apacite's manual, it is expected that for entries with more than 3 ...
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bibtex apa in spanish

I recently tried to migrate from natbib to biblatex. Now, I'm writing a document in Spanish, where I would like to use the apa style provided by bibtex. If I use the plain style there is no problem. ...
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Lyx-file does not want to export to pdf when I changed bibliography layout from apalike to apa

This is the error message I get: ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> \protect \astroncite {Allport}{1988} l.3 ...
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Bibliography style: sort unsrtnat alphabetically and not by first cited

I am writing my master thesis, and I would like to have the following style for bibliography: \documentclass[11pt, oneside]{book} \usepackage[round]{natbib} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Issue with multiple in-line references by some author using bibtex + natbib + apacite

When I have multiple papers to refer to in the same breath by the same author, the second reference year always prints as 0 and with no space after the comma, even though the full reference is indeed ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Natbib and an organisation as an author

Using the APA style in natbib, and one of the authors is the "Department of Education". I use { } to keep the citation as a single author. However, because there is no "second part" to the citation, ...
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How can I use natbib and make my reference list resemble apalike?

My question is related to here and here, but I could not yet find a satisfying answer. I will use the same example from this post. I like the apalike reference style but I have trouble with breaking ...