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The apacite package (for LaTeX and BibTeX) implements the requirements
of the American Psychological Association concerning citations and
reference list. In addition, it provides a large number of options and
other possibilities for customization, so that a wide range of citation
styles and reference list styles can be handled. Furthermore, it also
provides the possibility of automatically generating an author index.

Copyright and license

Copyright (C) 1994-2013 Erik Meijer and any individual authors listed
elsewhere in this package.

This package may be distributed and/or modified under the
conditions of the LaTeX Project Public License, either
version 1.3 of this license or (at your option) any later
version.  The latest version of this license is in:


and version 1.3 or later is part of all distributions of
LaTeX version 2005/12/01 or later.

See the file apacite.dtx for more details.

Building the package and its documentation

The generated LaTeX package (.sty), BibTeX style (.bst), and supporting
files (.apc, .bib, .drv, .tex) are extracted by running:

tex apacite.ins

The documentation is then generated by the following sequence:

pdflatex apacite.drv  <== Produces apacite.pdf (documentation)
bibtex   apacite      <== Produces apacite.bbl (reference list)
pdflatex apacite.drv  <== Include ref. list
pdflatex apacite.drv  <== Resolve citations
pdflatex apacite.drv  <== 'Labels may have changed'
makeindex -o apacite.and apacite.adx <== (author index)
pdflatex apacite.drv  <== Include author index
pdflatex apacite.drv  <== Resolve table of contents

Note that apacite comes with pre-built documentation (PDF format,
U.S. letter-sized paper), so you only need to regenerate the
documentation if you are unhappy with the documentation as
provided. For example, if you want to generate a version for
A4 paper, or if you want the full reference manual, including the
documented source code and change log. In the latter case,
edit the file apacite.drv according to your wishes (see the comments
in that file) and insert the following lines in the sequence, after
generating the author index:

makeindex -s gind.ist apacite <== Produces apacite.ind (code index)
makeindex -s gglo.ist -o apacite.gls apacite.glo  <== (change log)

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apacite – Ci­ta­tion style fol­low­ing the rules of the APA

Apacite pro­vides a BibTeX style and a pack­age which are de­signed to match the re­quire­ments of the Amer­i­can Psy­cho­log­i­cal As­so­ci­a­tion's style for ci­ta­tions. The pack­age fol­lows the 6th edi­tion of the APA man­ual, and is de­signed to work with the apa6 class. A test doc­u­ment is pro­vided. The pack­age is com­pat­i­ble with chap­ter­bib and (to some ex­tent) with hy­per­ref (for lim­its of com­pat­i­bil­ity, see the doc­u­men­ta­tion). The pack­age also in­cludes a means of gen­er­at­ing an au­thor in­dex for a doc­u­ment.

Li­cense The Project Public Li­cense
Copy­right1994–2013 Erik Mei­jer
Main­tainerErik Mei­jer
Con­tained inTeX Live as apacite
MiKTeX as apacite
Topics type­set­ting jour­nals, etc
sup­port for type­set­ting texts re­lat­ing to psy­chol­ogy
BibTeX ci­ta­tion sup­port
BibTeX style or style gen­er­a­tor
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