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Citing with the “apacite” package and bibliography style

I use MacTex2011 distribution with BibDesk. I wrote a paper in documentclass{article}. For quotations, I'd have wanted it to output "FirstAuthor et al., year" for all references with more than 2 ...
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Bibliography style with only the initials of the first names

I created a .bib file using BibDesk, which contains the following reference: @article{Farrell:2005aa, Author = {Farrell, Jay and Sharma, Manu and Polycarpou, Marios}, Cited-By = {113}, ...
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BibDesk to Word via bibfuse: some coding

I have recently started working with clinical colleagues who think LaTeX is a synthetic rubber used to make examination gloves, and have been forced to work with MS Word. In my Tex setup, I use ...
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How would I cite a dataset from BibDesk on Beamer presentation?

I manage my bibliography using BibDesk on Mac OS X. I have a presentation using Beamer on which I would like to include some bibliographies. I am using TeXShop to do that. What I know is that I ...
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Best practices in organizing BibDesk files

How many BibDesk files? I am using LaTeX (and BibDesk) for research only (i.e., to write papers, book chapters, dissertation, etc.), therefore I need to cite an overlapping selection of references ...
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Bibdesk “convert files” removes DOI from entries - recovery possible? [closed]

Bibdesk's (1.6.2 (3071)) "Convert Files" function removes DOIs from all found entries and instead assigns them as links. This is nice to have, but I want to include the DOIs in my references ...
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Citation with DOI that has underscore breaks functionality in BibDesk

One functionality of BibDesk that is nice is the ability to click on a link at the end of the Doi entry field, which will open up the link http://dx.doi.org/DOI-HERE in a browser. One problem I've ...
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LyX and BibDesk (OS X): Citation of URLs in footnotes and bibliography doesn't work

I have a problem concerning citation of URLs in LyX with BibDesk. Whenever I try to cite a URL, for example an entry in Wikipedia, LyX only gives me a question mark ("?") in my footnote and no entry ...
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problems with biblatex and biber

I have tried to make biber to work on my machine, unsuccessfully. I have searched all over and have read all the biblatex-biber related posts, but nothing seems to do the trick. Here is a Minimal (Not ...
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Make a single reference list for multiple documents

How can I create a single reference list that contains precisely the items cited in at least one of several distinct documents? I do not want to include any references that not actually cited, but ...
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BibDesk doesn't import article information and cite key is useless with Bibtex, even after manual import

I think there is a communication problem between my thesis latex file (and the bibliography instructions) and the Bibdesk: what i use to contain my bibliography. When i first installed BibDesk, I ...
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Customizing BibDesk's preview style to include DOIs

I often use the preview feature of BibDesk to generate citations I can cut & paste into other documents (e.g. for those colleagues of mine who can't let go of their lowly Microsoft word ...
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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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How would I cite a dataset with BibTeX?

I want to output something like this: Pew Research Center for the People & the Press. (2008). April 2012 Values Survey [Data file]. Available from Pew Research Center for the People & the ...
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Bibdesk import article information

I am working on my thesis and this includes a number of articles downloaded from various academic resources. When doing this hardly any citation information is coming along with the papers and i have ...
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Set feature “preview” in BibDesk to generate preview in APA format

BibDesk has a preview feature that allows you to visualize the typeset output of the reference you just entered. I would like to know how to make BibDesk to typeset the preview using APA style.
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BibDesk plain text preview

BibDesk usually provides preview formats in TeX, HTML, doc, and RTF. Sometimes, we want to use the complete citation in presentation slides. It would be easier to have previews in plain text. How do ...
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BibDesk: Preview with your favourite biblatex-style

I use BibDesk to organise my library and implement quotations through biblatex in my documents. BibDesk has this feature of allowing the user to see a BiBTeX-preview (not biblatex!) of the currently ...