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Use of Year in Bibliography Item

Postby brambles87 » Mon Feb 25, 2013 12:28 am

I am new to LaTeX and struggling to create a bibliography with apacite. I have spent some time struggling with the documentation to no avail. I don't know if it is a really basic mistake I am making or something wrong with the package version or something (2013-02-24).

Anyway, I get three errors no matter what I do and I can't make sense of any of them:
! Use of \@year@ doesn't match its definition.
! Undefined control sequence.
! You can't use `\relax' after \the.



some text


..and "mytestbib.bib" in the same folder contains just this:

  author={Arrow, Kenneth J. and Leonid Hurwicz and Hirofumi Uzawa},
  title={Constraint qualifications in maximization problems},
  journal={Naval Research Logistics Quarterly},

Any help would be much appreciated!


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Postby Juanjo » Sat Mar 02, 2013 1:46 am

According with the guide of the apacite package, you should use the apacite bibliographic style:

Please note that there were two spurious braces at the end of the first line.
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