[OS X TeX] biblio problems

Ross Moore ross at ics.mq.edu.au
Mon Dec 29 23:30:47 CET 2008

Hello Tamer,

On 30/12/2008, at 2:08 AM, M. Tamer Özsu wrote:

> I have been using the apalike bibliography style that gives  
> citations of the form [author_last_name, year]. The biblio  
> definitions are as follows
> \bibliographystyle{apalike}
> \bibliography{Biblio/publishers,Biblio/publications,Biblio/ 
> misc,Biblio/refs}
> This used to work properly, but now I am getting the citations  
> numbered (e.g., [120]) rather than the format above. I can't figure  
> out what I may have messed up. Any suggestions would be much  
> appreciated.

Some bibliography styles revert to numerical mode
when there is a mistake in the bibitem tag of just
a single \bibitem (e.g., a tag is left unspecified).

Perhaps that is what is happening to you here?

> Thanks.
> --
> M. Tamer Özsu
> University of Waterloo

Hope this helps,


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