A document class dedicated to formatting document elements conforming to APA style (6th edition).

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How to change margin for first page of Bibliography Only

I need the top margin to be 2 inches on the first page of my Bibliography and all subsequent pages in the Bibliography to have 1 inch top margins. I am using Bibtex to manage my references and using ...
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How to create additional space below Section headings followed by Subsections in the Table of Contents

I am preparing my thesis using the apa6 document class. I'm using the tocloft package to format my Table of Contents and List of Figures. In the TOC, I can't figure out how to add space BELOW section ...
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Unexplained vertical space between some bib entries?

I'm using the APA6 package with natbib, and I noticed that some of my bib entries have a vertical space. I think it has to do with there being a particularly long "word" at the end of an entry (e.g., ...
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How do I refer to a 'part' in a book?

I have a book where the content table looks like this: PART1: chapter 1 chapter 2 chapter 3 PART2: chapter 4 chapter 5 ... PART3: Appendix A ... I want to reference all the ...
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Table markers for apa 6 class

I am compiling a document using the apa6 class. As expected in the manuscript mode, tables and figures are placed at the end of the document. However, unlike the normal endfloat behavior, no markers ...
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Table - APA6 class - rotating (with caption and table notes)

I am trying to rotate this table with its caption and its table notes in APA6 class. I want to keep the default settings (table goes to the end of paper). In my earlier approaches, I managed to turn ...
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Multiple citations with individual page numbers using apacite

Problem: Trying to cite two authors with each individual page numbers using the package apacite. (1) I tried the following: \cite[~p. 15-22]{atkin14} \cite[~p. 282]{rub14} (1) Outputs: (Atkinson ...
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APA6 - class - 2 abstracts

I am working with the documentclass APA-6. I am required to write down two abstracts, one in english, one in german ("Zusammenfassung"). Thus, I need an abstract page and a "Zusammenfassung" page in ...
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Discrepancy in using apacite for bibliography

Problem: The first reference using apacite is being printed out correctly and subsequent are not. The code in the PhDthesisSU.cls: %-------------------------- identification --------------------- ...
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Center a table's caption using apa6 with man mode

There are several questions that are related, yet not quite the answer to this question: Centering tables in document class apa6 How do force center-alignment in a caption in a figure? The ...
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Why is the prefix in my citation not working?

When I try to make a prefix, it breaks the command. I have tried both the \citep, \citet and the \cite commands. I have also tried looking at the Babel files, and changing the '<' and '>' to ...
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How can I put the abstract on the title page with apa6?

I am working on lab report in for a psychology class. It has to be in the APA manuscript style except that the abstract is to be on the title page. I am using the apa6 .sty and I cannot figure out how ...
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Elsevier article apa6e

I'm writing an article for Elsevier Journal which follows APA6e references; everything is fine except that the article starts from page 2 leaving page 1 blank with just double hyphen (==) in the ...
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APA 6th referencing

I need to use APA 6e referencing for Elsevier Journal, Here is the code, I don't know why I encounter errors. I'm not using \documentclass{apa6e} as I need to retain format of Elsevier article. ...
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Apacite and apa6 not printing annote={} and annotate={} fields

I am trying to write an annotated bibliography, following APA format using the apacite and apa6 packages. Page 56 of the apacite manual states that the annote or annotate fields should work with ...
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Is it sensible to use the apa6 class for a thesis (with chapters)?

I want to use LaTeX/XeLaTeX (I'm a newbie) for my psychology PhD thesis, and my trial document currently uses apa6 for the document layout (and biblatex-apa/biber for referencing). It seems that apa6 ...
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TikZ tree beside table

I would like to place a TikZ tree beside a table. The document type is apa. So the tree has four branches and therefore I want to place a 4 x 6 table to the left of the tree. The height of the ...
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Alignment of multi-columns and line breaks within cells

I am failing to set up a complex APA table once again. Actually, I need a table like shown below: My current MWE: \documentclass[12pt,ngerman]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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apa6 documentclass makes ugly title-page

I have a problem using apa6 class and doc type: since paper has many authors/affiliations etc., title-page is set quite low, leaving only 'Abstract' title and the body of abstract on the next page. ...
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Strange Knitr behavior with APA6 class manuscript

I tried everything that I know to solve this problem. I normally write my homework on share latex, but for this I downloaded and installed MacTex, Sweave and Knitr on my Mac. After trying out every ...
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How to use APA 6 with elsarticle.cls

First, let me tell you that I am a total newbie in Latex. I am trying to use APA 6 with elsarticle. As far as I get, elsarticle has natbib pre-loaded. Does anyone help me use APA with elsarticle? ...
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Document class: APA6 - problem using the abstract

First of all, I am a bloody beginner in LaTeX, searching for some help. I am using the document class APA6.cls and I want to separate the content of title page from the abstract page. Using \newpage ...
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How to number sections of the Appendix if numbering is suppressed by the document class (like apa6)

The question is simple as always with numbering: I would like to number sections as Appendix A, Appendix B... and its subsections as A.1, A.2... But the normal commands for changing it seem to be ...
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bibtex dont show complete reference

I have writing Journalist with \usepackage{apa6} andapacite for bibtex. Well the problem is what the last cite don't show complete. \documentclass[jou,apacite]{apa6} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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apa6 title page formatting problems

So I'm using apa6 to write in APA format for a school project, and I'm having trouble with the title page. On sources like OWL the format for the title page looks like this: However, what I get ...
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two abstract in article

I need to include two abstracts (english and spanish) with their respective keywords, I am using the package apa6 but these only put the latest \abstract{} text. How can I fix this? ...
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Why is apa6 ('jou' mode) cutting off the end of my paper?

The Issue I am using the apa6 style package with Kile on ubuntu 13.10. For some reason, when I use the jou document mode, my writing is cut off. This is annoying because I find the jou option to be ...
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I'm using apa6 and BibTeX in Kile; what's wrong with my bib links?

The Question Why are the links in the Works Cited breaking like that? How can I remedy that? Main File \documentclass[jou,apacite]{apa6} \usepackage{hyperref} \title{Web-based IDEs: A Brief ...
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Make References title bold in apa6 class document (using natbib) [duplicate]

I'd like the References title to be bold. My MWE is below. If you comment-out the \usepackage{natbib} (and following line) the problem doesn't occur. Assuming natbib is causing this, I thought adding ...
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Problem with Swedish hyphenation using apa6 with \usepackage[swedish]{babel} [duplicate]

I can't seem to get Swedish hyphenation to work within the document when using the apa6 document class, though I am using the Swedish babel package. The problem is not citation related, but concerns ...
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Functionality of apacites \nocitemeta with biblatex-apa: adding asterisks to author lastnames (meta-analysis)

I am using the apa6 class to write a meta-analysis. For bibliography I am using biblatex-apa. I want to mark all references with an asterisk (*) that are primary studies. The asterisk is to be in ...
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apa6: Prevent lower case for Proceedings references

I am using apa6 with natbib. I am wondering why, in the references, the title of conference proceedings is written in lower case. This is not in line with the APA6 guidelines. Example: How can I ...
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Indentation APA6 Class for > 2nd paragraphs after title

I'm not able to indent the paragraphs in my apa6 class document. For my masterthesis the supervisor wants all the paragraphs indented but the first one after the title. So far, I've tried the ...
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citation with APA not working [duplicate]

I try to use the following code for citation but it is not working . \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{apacite} \usepackage{cite} \begin{document} ~\cite{Abuelyaman2008} ...
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How to use apa6 man and have justified paragraphs

I want to be able to use the apa6.cls class man but paragraphs are flushed to the left, and I want it to be justified.
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Footnotes in apa6

apa6 class seems to be incompatible with \footnote{}. For instance this document: \documentclass{apa6} \begin{document} \footnote{This is a footnote.} \end{document} produces this error: ...
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In-text references are not alphabetically ordered

I am using BibLaTex with APA style and Biber backend. The example document of biblatex-apa states that multiple in-text references should be automatically ordered complying the APA 6 style ...
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can't adjust header/footer width to text width APA6 class [duplicate]

I'm using the \documentclass[doc]{apa6} class to create a document, I decided to use the fancyhdr package but can't make it work, I tried with packages anysize and geometry but still not working. ...
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jou class apa6 - problem with table [closed]

I am running the short sample provided in apa6. [man] and [doc] class document mode work fine. But [jou] class is reporting problem (below). I've tried to isolate the problem. The problem arises with ...
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How can I replace “S.” (German abbreviation for page) with “Sp.” (German abbreviation for column) in the Apacite-package for only two entries?

I've got a question concerning the replacement of "Sp" instead of "S" in a reference. For example, instead of getting XXX, Y. (ABCD). YYY. In Y. XXX. (Ed.), FGAH. (A. ed., S. 01-03). VVVV: ZZZZ. I ...
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Numbered two-column table in apa6 in a portrait page

I'm writing a paper using apa6 class and I'd like to have a table as wide as two columns in portrait mode. But I also want this table to be numerated. I've found this in the apa6 manual: "When an ...
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how to add month for apa6 style in bibtex @inproceedings entry

I'm building my CV in latex and I need to add conference presentations in apa6 style. The only problem is that the output does not include the (year, month) format, which is required for the apa6 ...
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Alter apa6e (suppress author notes and fix floats)

I am trying to use apa6e but want to suppress floats warning and suppress author note. I once received similar help here but am unable to generalize to now include the abstract. Learning this will ...
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In apa.cls [man] mode, how do you get the table to go with text?

My table consistently skips to the very last page! Is this simply a function of the doc mode? I have tried various float controlling methods like \FloatBarrier, etc., but nothing has been successful ...
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apa6.cls helvetica font in section headers and figure captions

Usually the section headers of apa6documents are sans-serif and bold. I needed them not bold so I redefined all sections/subsections like this to meet my criteria: ...
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apa6, latex, and biber - cannot get the workflow down. and when it does work it appears faulty

Sorry for the nebulous title, but I have several problems (all related which is why there is a single post). My Setup: I am using Win32 + TeXworks with MiKeTeX. I believe everything is up-to-date. ...
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How to add/change dot leaders with an apa6 document class

I've been having tremendous difficulty trying to add dot leaders for section titles (or maybe they're chapter titles?) on my thesis, because I'm using the apa6 document class. I can't seem to get any ...
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Inclusion of a landscape multipage table in an apa6 class document.

I have question concerning the inclusion of a landscape multipage table in an apa6 class document. The example below is working fine (apa6 class is not used): \documentclass{article} ...
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apa6: Sidewaystable combined with threeparttable, endfloat problem

I am using the apa6 class and want to place tables at the end of the manuscript. This works well with normal tables, and also with sidewystables. However, it does not work when a sidewaystable is ...
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apacite: how to suppress url if doi is avalable?

I am using apacite package for my BibTex file, but according to my writing style, it's not required for url to be listed in the bibliography if doi is available. Is there any way I can forced apacite ...