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Beamer: Changing the font size of the references using the shrink argument causes an error

I'm not using biblatex and André's answer did not work for me. I managed to achieve the result with the following: \setbeamerfont{bibliography item}{size=\footnotesize} \setbeamerfont{bibliography ...
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Author year citation without comma

The natbibpackage provides the command \setcitestyle that allows for some customization. The delimiter between author and year in citations is set using the key-value pair aysep={<char>}. Here ...
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Biblatex: first names in text only for some sources - why?

If two different authors have the same surname, biblatex adds the first name to identify each of them. (You may add the uniquename=false option to change this behavior.) Ex: \documentclass{article} \...
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Is there a way to apply Apa 7th references and citation style in latex?

The version of apacite currently available on CTAN (v6.03 2013/07/21) implements the requirements of the 6th edition of the APA manual. I am not aware of any BibTeX implementation of 7th-ed. APA style....
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Natbib: Multiple citations with page numbers in one bracket

Also consider the \citealp syntax described at http://merkel.texture.rocks/Latex/natbib.php You still need to bring your own parentheses and semicolons, but the syntax is slightly more compact than ...
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Bibliography: natbib, apa-style and apacite

Assuming you want to stick with natbib-style citation commands and BibTeX and wish to adhere to the current set of formatting guidelines of the APA, you may want to look into (a) loading the apacite ...
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BibTeX style with "et al" in italic

I suggest you proceed as follows: Find the file apalike.bst in your TeX distribution. Make a copy of this file and name the copy, say, apalike-etal-in-italics.bst. (Don't edit the original copy of ...
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biblatex-apa: always use shortauthor in text

You can use the little piece of code \makeatletter \AtEveryCitekey{\ifnameundef{shortauthor}{}{\def\cbx@apa@ifnamesaved{\@firstoftwo}}} \makeatother It resets the test to check if the name has been ...
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\bibliographystyle{apalike} invalid

You are mixing commands from two different bibliography methods. The \bibliographystyle command cannot be used with biblatex, and is used with a different bibliography package such as natbib or ...
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Natbib: Multiple citations with page numbers in one bracket

Here is an alternative solution: \citetext{\citealp[p.~1]{ref1}; \citealp[p.~2]{ref2}} gives (ref1, p. 1; ref2, p. 2) In your case: \citetext{\citealp[p.~3]{adams03}; \citealp[p.~5]{collier09}} ...
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Is there a recommended way to replace \cite with \parencite?

You could \let\cite\parencite but I'm not too fond of that, in fact I cringe every time I have to see this. Normally \letting around commands willy-nilly might have (unforeseeable, bad) consequences,...
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Case protection with emphasis in biblatex

The sentence casing function for biblatex is implemented in LaTeX. BibTeX's sentence casing, on the other hand, is implemented in BibTeX directly. That means that there are some subtle and not so ...
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Isn't the title of the book supposed to be italicized in apa?

To answer the question in the title of your query: That would be a "Yes". The reason you are not getting this outcome is that you are not using the @incollection entry type correctly. You ...
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biblatex: Name disambiguation only for FIRST author

This was really a bug in the APA style, thank you for reporting it. I hadn't noticed because in some cases, the style was doing the right thing (but for the wrong reasons). To properly address this, I ...
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style=apa causes bibliography to fail

biblatex-apa has been updated to use the new commands introduced in biblatex 3.5, if you still have this problem, make sure to update your biblatex styles. The modifications described in the answer ...
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How can I implement a comprehensive apa-style citation and bibliography

Three suggestions: Don't load both the apacite and the natbib packages; instead, run either \usepackage{apacite} or \usepackage[natbibapa]{apacite} (Use the latter if you wish to use the natbib-...
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default bibliography style in memoir class

Some comments and observations: The memoir document class neither provides nor expects any particular bibliography style. If you want to use natbib-like commands such as \citet and \citep while ...
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Setting maxcitenames for biblatex-apa

biblatex-apa does not obey maxcitenames since the code to implement the APA more-names-on-first-citations-one-et-al-on-subsequent-citations rule is a bit complicated to implement. The five author ...
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Error when citing in the frontmatter (Spanish)

This is not a complete answer, for I cannot figure out how things are interacting here, or the reason why they break. But I was able to pin down the source of the problem, and it has to do with babel'...
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BibLaTeX – Remove Year Labels

You can get rid of the extrayear fields with \AtEveryCitekey{\clearfield{extradate}} \AtEveryBibitem{\clearfield{extradate}} You will probably lose APA compliance that way and finding the right entry ...
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How can I remove the comma after journal name and before volume in my bst description?

I suggest you proceed as follows: Open your modified copy of apalike.bst in a text editor. (The program you use to edit your tex files will do fine.) Immediately after the function output.check, add ...
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Biblatex APA style does not support editor types?

The bibstrings that biblatex-apa uses for editortype are called type<editortype> and type<editortype>s, so you have to define those as well. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[style=apa, ...
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Alignment numbered apalike bibliography style

You can update some of the settings loaded by the thebibliography environment to a set of fixed lengths: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{\jobname.bib} @...
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Adding symbols to the beginning of certain references in the reference list

You can define a new entry option extsymb where you can give an arbitrary symbol to be printed before the entry in the bibliography \makeatletter \providecommand{\bib@extsym}{} \DeclareEntryOption[...
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Problems with "retrieved from" in bibliography produced by BibLaTeX (APA style)

Update: With biblatex-apa version 7.5 or above and biblatex version 3.8 or above (released in November 2017) and explicit \DeclareLanguageMapping should not be needed for biblatex-apa any more. The ...
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Get both unsrtnat and APA style using natbib

I've solved this issue myself by modifying the unsrnat.bst file. I mixed it up with code snippets from the apa-ben.bst and apalike.bst file, and fixed some whitespace issues regarding urls within the ...
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APA style not working

Your document class currently loads the natbib citation package and specifies abbrvnat as the bibliography style. Once one \bibliographystyle directive is issued, all later ones are ignored. This ...
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How can I implement a comprehensive apa-style citation and bibliography

The best current implementation of a true APA style is the biblatex-apa style. Here's a sample document using it. If you want to use the 'Retrieved from' field, you need to name it correctly, the ...
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How to cite both editions of a book

Biblatex with Biber should do the trick with that type of file including some sort of crossref: @book{texttocite, title={Title}, author={Author}, year={Year}, publisher={Publisher}, related={...
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