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

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How to APA 6th in LaTeX?

I have previously been writing psychology manuscripts according to the standards of the American Psychological Association (APA, version 5) using the excellent apa class, with apacite managing my ...
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Two abstracts needed in apa6

I am supposed to write a manuscript based on apa6. Unfortunately I am located in Germany, so my professor wants to have 2 (!) abstracts - one in English ("Abstract" - as implemented in apa6 already) ...
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need additional title in apa6

I am writing a short report and the title page has to look like this: Short Report Reactions to ... Author Affiliation I solved it q-n-d by using author as stand-in for "Reactions ...
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Biblatex-apa style is missing a comma in the references. why?

I have been trying to solve this problems for hours, but there is no solution in sight. Until a few weeks ago, my biblatex-apa style was working like a charm. Although, after installing the updates ...
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sidewaystable is positioned before normal table when using the apa6 document class

I tried to use a normal table together with a sidewaystable in an apa6 class document. Following the APA guidelines, the table order should equal the order of appearance. However, if the normal table ...
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Use of apacite package with subfiles package or standalone package results in LaTeX Error: Can be used only in preamble

I want to create a multi-file project for my thesis, in which I use separate files for sections. To be able to compile these separate files I tried using the subfiles package and the standalone ...
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Write complex citations with BibLatex - “&” needed instead of “and”

Using BibLatex with the apa style I try to cite some references in the following way: ... slightly adapted Biggs’ (1987, 1999; see for a similar model Marsick, Watkins, & O’Conner, 2011) model ...
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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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Citing Wikipedia with APA Formatting and BibTeX

Wikipedia's entry on citing Wikipedia says that APA formatting requires that their page on plagiarism be formatted as: Plagiarism. (n.d.). In Wikipedia. Retrieved August 10, 2004, from ...
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Biblatex: Abbreviating authoring organisations in citations

In my manuscript (apa6) I'm citing a report by the World Health Organisation. The .bib-file entry looks like this: @techreport{WHO_2001, Author = {World Health Organization}, Address = {Genf, ...
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Setting Margins Exactly - Geometry Package

My University's thesis requirements for margins (letter paper 8.5in x 11in) are as follows: Top: 1 inch; Left: 1.25 inch; Right: 1.25 inch; and Bottom: 1.0 inch I was/am having difficulty ...
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“yearmonthday” added to bibliography when using apa6 with biblatex and biber backend

I am trying to use the apa6 package with a more extensive version of this document: \documentclass[man,a4paper, english]{apa6} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage{csquotes} ...
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Problem with “endfloat” in manuscript option of APA6.cls

Several years ago I commonly wrote papers in MiKTeX using the apa.cls, which allowed you to switch between a two-column formatted "jou" mode and a single-column, double spaced "man" mode. I have ...
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How do force center-alignment in a caption in a figure?

When I use the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[h!] \begin{center} \caption{test} ...
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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 ...
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Can I make apa6 \maketitle not print an abstract?

\documentclass[man]{apa6} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{apacite} % PAPER SPECIFIC \title{Example Paper} \author{C.J. ...
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Centering tables in document class apa6

I'm using the apa6 class in doc mode for my thesis. Now, when I create a table and try to center it on a page, the table is centered alright. The caption, however, still floats on the left of the ...
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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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APA6: \citeauthor adds only the first author when citing a source for the first time

When citing a group of 3 to 5 authors for the first time in a paper using the document class apa6, the command \citeauthor adds only the first author followed by "et al.". The APA manuscript ...
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Combining report and apa6 class for a dissertation

I am a complete newcomer to LaTeX. Here is what I am attempting to do - combine a thesis template (made with the report class) with a template based on the apa6 class. In other words, I need the ...
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How do I write a paper using APA6 format? [closed]

I'm trying to write a paper, and the format must adhere to APA style, 6th edition. I've found that I should use \documentclass{apa6} to do this. Well, I tried, and I get : File 'apa6.cls' not ...
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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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How do I put multiple lines in a title when using the apa6 class?

Right now I'm using \title to define a title and \maketitle to display it. How do I put multiple lines in the title? I need to adhere to APA 6th edition format, and according to the book I'm using, I ...
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Cannot get apa6 style to work in (MiK)TeX

I am a new LaTeX user, and I followed some guides on the internet to set up MiKTeX + Texmakerx on Windows Vista. As I am doing a PhD in Psychology, I wanted to use the new APA6 class. So I opened the ...
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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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Force title break in apa6e

Apologies in advance: this is not minimal in the example but I am afraid my lack of knowledge about what packages control what could lead me to leave out packages that have an effect on the output. I ...
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APA6 and Beamer and BibLaTex

I am having trouble (i.e., a complete failure) getting Beamer to use Biblatex and apa6. Any examples of templates that do this would be appreciated. I have found this very helpful link: ...
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BibTeX, apacite and the \DSMcite tags

Previous Question Below is the MWE. When the \DSMciteA tag is inserted, the errors generate. With that tag, it all works fine! The Code: %!TEX program = xelatex \documentclass[man, a4paper, 12pt, ...
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biblatex 3.0 apa undefined control sequence (\mkbibdateapalongextra?) [duplicate]

I am not sure why I cannot copy from the TeXShop console anymore, but here is my problem. This does not seem to be related to my bib file or how I cite things. How can I fix this? I am calling ...
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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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Setting up multiple-page table with table notes in apa6 document with longtable, threeparttable and threeparttablex

I am working on an apa6 document and need to place a multiple-page table with table notes (not footnotes). I thought the best way to achive that is using longtable threeparttableand threeparttablex ...