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reference number in brackets with "apacite" package.

Postby nipj » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:20 pm


I'm using "apacite" package and I would like to know how to print the "reference number (or \bibitem number)" instead of "(name, year)" when using commands like "\cite{ }" or "\citeA{ }".

For example:

Let reference #5 be "Besterfield, D. (2013). Quality improevment (9 ed.). Pearson."

When I use "\cite{Besterfield}", latex prints "(Besterfield, 2013)".

But what i need is "[5]" instead of "(Besterfield, 2013)"

Is there a way to get that "5"?

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Postby Johannes_B » Tue Apr 23, 2019 6:43 am

So you don't want to use APA?
Use a Vancouver style instead.

Edit: ... -name-year
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