[OS X TeX] Re: APA citation style

Bastian Philipps bph at gmx.info
Thu Mar 22 09:47:32 CET 2007

Alan Munn said the following on 22.03.2007 07:04:
> TeX Live does have apacite, but unless you are sending things to an APA 
> journal, it's probably not worth dealing with.  A better solution is to 
> use natbib and the apalike.bst file, which are part of gwTeX and TeX 
> Live.  This will produce APA style references that will probably satisfy 
> all but the most picky.

Just curious, why shouldn't I use apacite?

So far I have always used apacite, when APA-style citations were 
required, and I have been quite happy and satisfied with its usage and 

What makes the combination of natbib and apalike superior?

Thanks for a quick heads-up ;-)


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