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

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Does the APA6-Class “Keywords” do anything but formatting?

everyone, I was wondering if the "Keyword" command from the APA6 class does anything more than just formatting. (e.g. pass as PDF keywords or similar?) It does not : does anyone know how these ...
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Passing [H] with the float package isn't working

My LaTeX was similar to: \documentclass[man]{apa6} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{float} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage{biblatex} \title{TITLE} \author{AUTHOR} \affiliation{UNIVERSITY} \subtitle{...
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Margins of header apa6 document class

I can modify the margins of the body of an apa6 class document by reloading the geometry package: \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{ a4paper, total={170mm,257mm}, left=15mm, right=15mm, top=20mm, ...
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Getting an object to span multiple [jou]{apa6} columns without colliding

I like to use \documentclass[apacite,jou,a4paper]{apa6}. It wastes too much negative space, but it invokes a consistent two column layout, and helps with the APA journal style, referencing, etc. which ...
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Add text between affiliations and author note using APA6 package

I am working using the apa6 package, and I would like to add the submission date on the cover page presented flush left between affiliations and author note. Here is my MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,...
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How can I control whether a long or short citation is printed?

I'm using the APA6class to write an article. When citing articles, more names are written out the first time I cite an entry compared to the second time I cite it. This is fine, but sometimes I want ...
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How to display commas in italics after journal and volume number with apacite bibliography style?

In APA6 style, commas after the journal name and after the volume number (if there is no issue number) should be italicized in reference list. However, the basic apacite package do not take care of ...
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How to make a single column abstract into two columns

I am using APA6 template provided by sharelatex. However, the template outputs a single column abstract in a two column document (as shown here: https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/journals/apa). I ...
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Citations with biblatex/biber and jabref stoped working. Only showing bibkey in bold

I have used quite some time searching for a solution to my compile problem. The document worked fine untill yesterday. After adding some new references, compiling stoped working properly. I have ...
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Bibliography and class apa6 help

I've tried Googling stuff, but all the guides are really unclear or I'm just stupid. This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.19 (MiKTeX 2.9.6840 64-bit) EDIT the MWE, error log to match MWE. ...
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Extra blank page before References when the last page is full - APA6 A4 template, Xetex

I badly need your expert help, tried to find solutions to no avail. In a simple document when the last page is full, LaTeX will render a blank page before inserting the references. If the last page ...
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Toc: subsection title of first line is not aligned with its second line

My subsection title continues in the 2nd line with an indent in the beginning. I want it to be aligned with the first line of the subsection title. Any suggestions? Solution should not contain \...
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\texttt can't show “ij” of babel-dutch' \appendixname in the fonts used bij apa6 man and doc mode

Using the apa6 class with the option man or doc, and using [dutch]babel, \texttt drops the "ij" of \appendixname. (The Dutch word for "Appendix" (that babel uses) is "Bijlage". MWE: %Run with ...
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Remove Section Numbering for Abstract in APA6

I am writing a paper in an APA6 class document. I would like to number the sections which I did with \setcounter{3}. However, I would not like to have my abstract numbered but could of course not use ...
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Float [H, !ht] does not function

when I am using the place [H]ere command with the float package this does not function. It only works when I use the restylefloat, however, then my title is of course above the figure which should not ...
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Inserting a one column wide image or table in twocolumn apa6 document

I would like to insert an image (or a table) as illustrated below in the minimal example, without it overlapping the right side column. I have tried various suggestions using the multicols package, ...
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Table doesn't show

I am using the following code but the table doesn't show up: \documentclass[jou,apacite]{apa6} \usepackage{rotating} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{adjustbox} \usepackage{afterpage} \usepackage{...
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.tex + .md: issue with tables

I would like to use markdown files with latex. A post on Overleaf really helped me almost solve my issue. The only deal breaker would be inserting tables from markdown into latex. I need help with ...
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APA Abstract is not justified correctly and title redundancy

Problem 1: The output pdf has an abstract indented to the left. How to make it justified? Problem 2: How to remove/hide the title "Airbus" before Introduction in Page 3? The running title is already ...
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Apa6 style use of \cline for single column

I am looking for a way to apply the \cline command for a single column headline in series. The first picture indicates current state, the second one the look be achieved. Thanks in advance! \...
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Table of Contents problem for an APA-style thesis

I encountered a problem with my ToC using APA style. The title appears twice in the table. I tried several things, but I believe it is concerned with the use of the apa6 document class. Help would be ...
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table overwritten

I am using an APA 6 version for journal articles. The APA splits the page in two. How can I have the table not been overwritten for the text (see image)? I am usign the following code: \...
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Problem generating bibliograpy using apa6

I have installed apa6 in MiKTeX. When I run the sample code (longsample.tex) provided by Brian Beitzel, the bibliography is not present. The citations in the text are fine. When I run BibTeX, I get ...
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Using apa6, how do I get the date to appear on the title page after the authors

I've tried using: \data{\today} but no date is printed on the title page. The only way I can get a date on the title page is by putting \today between the \begin{document} and \maketitle, i.e.: \...
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How to insert a double space into a bibliography section?

I am writing a thesis using apacite and I do need to insert a double spacing into my bibliography section, but I can't manage to do it since my document contains a \onehalfspacing in its preamble. How ...
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Determine the size and brightness of 'shorttitle' in apa6 style

In a paper I am currently writing, I am using the apa6 style. I want to include a short title in each page, but the default font in apa6 is too large, so it looks like each page starts with a new ...
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appendix in APA 6 graphs and tables

I am using an APA 6 version for journal articles. I want to add large results tables at the end as well as full pages images. The APA splits the paper in two so the images and tables are located in ...
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APA 6 class: Individual title page instead of \maketitle

I am writing my master thesis using the APA 6 Class. I would like to use a PDF as a title page that I got from my university. I can read it in with \includpdf, but if I do this and remove the \...
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APA6 Class: Manual line-break using “\\” or better solution? [duplicate]

I am writing my master thesis using the APA6 class (see MWE below). I am not a Latex expert and have used \\ as a manual line-break from the beginning. Now I read in a comment to a different topic ...
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APA 6: How to get rid of the comma before “and [last author]”?

I am using the document class APA 6 (\documentclass[man,a4paper,floatsintext,donotrepeattitle]{apa6}) and Biblatex (\usepackage[style=apa,sortcites=true,sorting=nyt,backend=biber]{biblatex}) to write ...
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Manually create APA journal cover page

I was wondering how we can manually create a APA journal cover page in the apa6 class format. The APA 6 package is great for the whole document, however, runs into difficulties if you want to create ...
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How can I use the apa6 style in bibdesk

Bibdesk comes with apalike as an available style. It is not an APA 6th edition style. I tried changing it to apa6 in the preference pane, but the rendering generated an error. In reading the apa6 ...
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ShareLatex - Image Placement Question - APA

I'm hoping someone out there can help me. I am trying to create a paper in ShareLatex using the APA format. Here's what I'm trying to do: I want my images to be within the text of the paper most of ...
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With Apa6 Class and Biblatex: Undefined Control Sequence \end [duplicate]

I've been attempting to get BiblaTeX to work with the Apa6 Document class. However, when I run pdflatex, biber, and pdflatex again, I get two errors: Undefined Control Sequence. testtesttest \cite{...
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appendix missing in toc

I have a document with apa6 class in which sections are the uppermost heading level. In Lyx I set "Start Appendix here" which sets \appendix in the sorce. Afterwards I define a section. In the ...
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Problem with umlauts in rotated longtable

I encountered a strange thing when setting up a rotated longtable with apa6. Specifically, this works: \documentclass[12pt ,man % manuscript mode; jou man doc ,babel, ...
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Positioning of rotated longtable in apa6

I am finishing a manuscript with the apa6 package in LaTeX. Everything went fine except one thing: I need to place a rotated longtable at the end of the manuscript. The table itself works and has no ...
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Undefined reference (in some cases)

At first I would like to thank the community for the work that is done here. Whenever there is a LaTeX problem evolving, this site is the first to check by. However, this time it seems that no one has ...
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Using apa6 document class, images won't appear

I'm using \documentclass[jou,apacite]{apa6} to write my bachelor thesis, but my images won't appear. Is anyone familiar with this problem? The extensions are correct and it works in any other test ...
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Overwrite citation/reference style in apa6

I'm submitting and article to Translational Behavior Medicine and their formatting requirements are for everything to be in accordance with APA, except citations/references, which must be in AMA ...
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Extra space between volume and number using Biblatex and APA

I am using biblatex as I write using the APA format. My professor noted formatting issues with my citations- there is a space between the volume and number that shouldn't be there: 12(2) vs. 12 (2). ...
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How to cite both editions of a book

I generally use APA style. But, the style might not be relevant here (I don't know). I have seen people citing like this: Chomsky1957[2002] where the [2002] part refers to the 2nd edition of the ...
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apa6[jou]: How to use \columnwidth in threeparttable?

I am using the apa6 class. My document has some instances of threeparttable. I can not manage to use \columnwidth to define the tables to match the column-width of my two column article. I have read ...
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\title is listed as section in table of contents (apa6 documentclass)

This is the code for the probem I've got with my Latex-Project. I'm using sharelatex. \documentclass[man,floatsintext,apacite]{apa6} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \title{...
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Problem: Resetting section counter in appendix with apa6 class

I aim to have two separate appendices that start with "Appendix A" at the end of my document (the first is an appendix, the second a supplementary material). The solution is usually to use \...
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Brand new to Latex

I almost have it figured out. I am just not sure about one final thing. My annotation after the citation is indented way to far to the right. I would like to be able to move the indent of just the ...
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Use of tabu/tabularx and threeparttable with apa6

I am trying to use an earlier solution posted here which combines the tabu and threeparttable to stretch table columns according to \textwidth. However, as soon as I change the article class to apa6 ...
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apa style in my thesis [duplicate]

could somebody help me with my APA references for my thesis? This is my code and all the packages that I include. \documentclass[ 11pt, english, onehalfspacing ]{MastersDoctoralThesis} \...
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Creating a template with a title page, table of contents, then abstract

Okay, so here's my issue- I am using \documentclass{apa6} in order to set up a template, but I am attempting to have the title page first, followed by the table of contents, and then the abstract, ...
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Cite on line with NatBib in LyX with apacite package

I'm writing my thesis with LyX in Basque (a language that has declensions of proper nouns, such as authors). In my master's they told me to write the references in the APA, 6th edition, style. I want ...