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Exclude certain references from bibliography list using apacite

I am using overleaf and I want to exclude specific references which are present in my bibliography.bib from my bibliography list. I have cited my references of interviews in this way, but I do not ...
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Warning when using BibLaTeX for a Spanish article, it does not print the citations or references [duplicate]

I am trying to create a Spanish article template using BibLaTeX (because using natbib print "and" instead of "y" (or "&")). However, when I compile it, it does not ...
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What do I do wrong with documentclass{apa6}

On a MacBookPro 2023, Sonoma 14.4 running MacTex2023 I can't get apa functions get to work; (biber and biblatex give \endcsname missing, impossible for me to comprehend; so I step to natbib and BibTeX ...
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How do I use natbib to add a possessive 's to multiple citations by the same authors?

I'm using the package apacite with the option natbibapa for my in-text citations and reference list management, and so far it has worked fine, but I'm having trouble when I want to cite two sources by ...
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Unable to cite with ``et al.'' Springer Latex template (sn-jnl class)

When set documentclass \documentclass[sn-apa]{sn-jnl}% APA Reference Style , I want cite with short authors at any place, but this template at first place isn'n! the code: \documentclass[sn-apa]{sn-...
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APA in-text citations are cut short (e.g. 020a instead of 2020a)

Instead of the in-text citation appearing as (SCALER, 2020a), it appears as (SCALER, 020a). Why does this happen and what can I do to fix it? For the in-text reference, I'm using \citep{...
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How to sort inline citations from oldest to newest with apacite?

I'm using apacite with the natbibapa option: \usepackage[natbibapa]{apacite} Citations in the text (\citep{} and \cite{}) currently appear from newest to oldest. How do I reverse this order?
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Page number for the back-reference is getting printed, but hyperlink is not. What is wrong?

I am using the natbibapa environment, with the apacite style. I want the back-reference hyperlink to appear between brackets at the end of each reference. Here is the code... \documentclass[12pt,...
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Different first/subsequent citations for 3~5 authors using `natbib` with `elsarticle`

In order to abide by the APA rules: Name lists with three to five names are shown in full on a first citation, and are abbreviated to the first name and "et al." on subsequent citations. ...
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italicising et al in apa citation format using apacite, latex

I'm currently working on my master's thesis. It's a requirement that all in-text citations with multiple authors, other authors should be represented by et al which should be in italics. I have ...
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\nocite{*} and \printbibliography not working

I'm using this template however, in my work, the \nocite{} and \printbibliography functions do not work. Below are the package loadings in the preamble. \usepackage{graphicx,psfrag,color} \...
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Displaying unpublished Manuscripts correctly with apacite

The correct way to cite an unpublished manuscript in apa is: Author. (Year). Title. [Unpublished manuscript] Department of blabla, University of blabla. However I can't get LaTeX to show me the "...
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Show always only 1 author in references (APA Style)

I am writing my thesis in Overleaf and I would like to show always only 1 author in references (if there is more than 1 author). After the first author, to show "et al., YYYY" (APA style). ...
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Citation call-out with publication year placed in squared brackets when using apacite

The RAE is the institution that ensures the stability of the Spanish language. They have a norm that states that when making citations inside parenthesis, the publication year of the cited item must ...
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In text citation of multiple works should show author only once followed by the year of the other works

I am currently writing a paper and am struggling with the citations. \usepackage[style=apa, backend=biber]{biblatex} %Bibliographie hinzufügen \addbibresource{references.bib} %abstand zwischen ...
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APA Biblatex reference style issue

I have some issues with the APA Biblatex reference style the current output is: This is the in text reference (Badenhorst, Plug, Pelser, & Van Vollenhoven 2002: 10) Second reference display et al ...
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Changing apacite.bst to cite first author when 3 or more authors are listed

For 3 or more authors, I want to list the first et al. in the text. If I use \usepackage[natbibapa]{apacite} and \citet in the text, all works fine, but APA gives me all 4 authors. If I use \...
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How can I sanely format a problem .bib entry?

I'm citing a scientific data set for which the "official" BibTeX entry supplied by the data provider looks like this: @misc{ds548.0, address = {Boulder CO}, author = {{Research Data Archive, ...
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Prevent an unnecessary empty line between references using apacite

So I had a seemingly typical problem: I wanted to put URLs in my references, which were quite long. Let me provide you an MWE: % citations.bib @incollection{levi1973where, author={Levi, J. N.}, ...
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How to remove space between citations in reference list for articles using apacite package?

There is an extra space after @article reference unlike &inproceedings. I want to eliminate the extra spacing. And there is also an extra spacing when I use DOI link. How can I remove these extra ...
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"Missing number, treated as zero" using apacite style

For my master thesis I use the apacite style to cite my sources. However, I always get the error "" when I have an entry in my literature.bib file with url or doi. Here is what I have: In ...
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APA Citation without Bibliography

I am writing my thesis using \documentclass{book} on overleaf. In order to perform plagiarism test, I have to remove the references but then all the citation, \citeauthor are replaced by question ...
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Isn't the title of the book supposed to be italicized in apa?

When I compile: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{apacite} \begin{document} \nocite{atkins2014atkins} \bibliographystyle{apacite} \bibliography{lib} \end{document} With ...
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APA format bibliography

Hello to the whole community, I have a query regarding changing the format of the bibliography and citations of this work in APA format, when I have made the change with "STYLE=APA", I get ...
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APA bibliography (apascite)

I'm new to latex and I've been having trouble citing with the apacite bibliography style. It just won't work and I have no idea why... \usepackage{euscript} \usepackage{algorithm2e,algorithmic} \...
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apacite force showing of all sources in .bib file

I was wondering if the apacite package allowed for forcing all sources (in the .bib file) to show in the biblography. This is due to my main document having a pdf within it, which uses intext ...
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apacite change bibliography webpage url and lastvisited elements print order

In order to create a document for my german study, I need to apply a slightly customised version of APA referencing. In used template, the "accessed at {#1}" text block is printed before the ...
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Remove comma from citation after connector (&)

I am publishing a paper for a convention that asked me to remove the citation commas before & in my quotes. I'm using this conference template and have not customizes anything in the project for ...
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compiler non running apacite package on SAGE Latex template

The problem I am using a SAGE Latex template, which loads the following packages: \documentclass[Afour,sageh,times]{sagej} \usepackage{moreverb,url} \usepackage[colorlinks,bookmarksopen,...
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How to create this specific bib template?

I used to use the apacite package for my references, but for this time, I have to use another template and I don't know how to do that. Every citation call-out must appear in footnotes using the ...
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Using apacite - suppressing in-text initials, but only sometimes!

I'm using apacite, but am having a lot of trouble with the document generating in-text initials for references when it shouldn't. The trouble is, I have both: Different lead authors with the same ...
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Overleaf: Argument of \@@cite has an extra }. Runaway argument?

I have a problem with my document. When I compile the PDF Overleaf says that every citation in my document has the following error: Argument of @@cite has an extra }. Runaway argument? Sometimes ...
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\citeA from apacite is doing nothing, but why?

I am new to referencing with LaTeX and I am trying to finde the best way to put the source under my figure. From the apacite docs the command \citeA looked good but it does no do anything, at least ...
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How can I use apacite to write the source of a figure?

I would like to add my source + references to my figures in the APA style. I am not sure if apacite is the correct package but I would like to have a clickable line under my figures saying: 'source: ...
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News article cite in text \citejournal

I have a news article that I want to cite in my introduction. So far I have used \citeyear and \citeauthor to just cite the particular year and author. Is there a complement for this e.g.. \...
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Apacite bibliography - last name of authors appear twice

I am encountering a problem with the \apacite, in which the in-text references appear to be fine but the authors are printed twice in the bibliography. Does someone know how to tackle this problem, ...
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BiBTex - Multiple bib files --> references do not appear

I am writing a document and I need to use many bibliography .bib files with it. Even though I include them at the bottom of my document, the bibliography still doesn't load. I am using Overleaf. ...
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Adding question marks when I add more than one citation

I'm writing a report for which I need to add citations from the literature. When I add more than one citation in the entire body of the text, only one appears as it should and the others turn into (?,?...
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How to change the apacite/abbrvnat bibliography style to look like regular APA 6/7th [display et al. for 3+ authors and Lastname, F. (year)]?

I need to cite and reference using a strict APA 6/7 style. I'm keen on using natbib pakage since it provides me with \citet and \citep commands. I've managed to achieve accurate in-text citations but ...
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How to force apacite with natbibapa to abbreviate all references with more than 2 authors to "(Author et al., year)"?

apacite always writes a citation with 3 or more authors in full (e.g. "Author1, Author2 & Author3, year") the first time they are cited, and the second time that reference is cited it ...
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Strange behaviour with tikz, apacite, and citation in caption of a figure [duplicate]

I have the following main file \documentclass{article} \usepackage{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{apacite} \bibliographystyle{apacite} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \input{...
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truncating long author lists in citation call-outs to "firstauthor et al"

My code is as follows: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{johd} \begin{document} ... \bibliographystyle{johd} \bibliography{bib} \end{document} An entry in my bib.bib file reads: @book{...
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No language definition file found with Apacite

I'm using latex with TeXmaker as my text editor and compile there. When I hit the quick build button, an error like this occurs: Package apacite Warning: No suitable language definition file (bahasa....
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How to include the number in the reference list using apacite

I am using a template that uses the apacite, and define it as follwoing: \RequirePackage{apacite} \let\cite\shortcite %xx So get et al. with three authors the first time. \let\citet\shortciteA %xx ...
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apacite: Different author name in textcite and bibliography

Just to preface, I'm rather new to LaTeX and even newer to using .bib files to go along with them, but I think I got the basic idea. I'm using MikTeX and TeXMaker on my laptop. I'd like to cite ...
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apacite: full name in bibliography but only surname in in-text citation

I am using the package, \usepackage[natbibapa,natbib]{apacite} \begin{document} As indicated by \citealt{burton2015targeted}, the story can be effective. \bibliographystyle{apacite} \bibliography{...
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Change citation system to APA 7th edition

I've been trying to change the citation system to APA, but when I use "apacite" it creates an error, would you mind helping me out? Also, I'd like to use the APA system in Spanish. How do I ...
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How to display two-words author in @article entry in bibtex? [duplicate]

I would like to use bibtex bibliography in apacite style. The bibtex entry I am using is the following: @article{atlas2008, title={The ATLAS experiment at the CERN large hadron collider}, author={...
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How can I suppress "retrieved [date] from [URL]" in the bibliography using apacite in overleaf?

I am using the apacite package, and it is printing references like this: Vicary, S., Sperling, M., von Zimmermann, J., Richardson, D. C., & Orgs, G. (2017, July). Joint action aesthetics. PLOS ...
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Error: undefined control sequence missing = inserted for \ifnum

I'm trying to write my paper with the Taylor & Francis LaTeX template. I get this error whenever I cite an author, although I have already entered all the references in interactapasample.bib. \...
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