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

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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 to page break in long author list? APA6

I've been trying to knit an article with a very long author list using RMarkdown Pandoc. But the long list seems not to start on a new page. Half of them cannot be shown on the first page since it's ...
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Publisher and Location not printing when DOI is given

I'm writing a thesis using APA 6th citation style with biblatex. However, when I'm trying to cite a book with DOI and Location/Publisher, only the DOI is printed. Here's my code: %Dokumentenkopf \...
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Redefining urlseen and urlfrom when using the APA6 style

I am using Biblatex with the APA6 style and want to change how the fields url and urldate are rendered. Other questions/answers on this site suggest using \DefineBibliographyStrings{ngerman}{% ...
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restart autoref of equation list from 1, 2 ... in an appendix of an apa6 document

How to set up a separate array of equation labels in the Appendix as different from the ones used in the main text? Thanks in advance. \documentclass{apa6} \usepackage{hyperref} \oneappendixfalse \...
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How to switch citation style to APA 6th edition?

[EDIT] I am not sure how to post the entire code. This is a 272 page document with a different subfile for each chapter. I was trying to post the most relevant bits. Please let me know exactly what to ...
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Year with label(2020a) coming, even if 2 authors have the same last name, but first name is different

I have getting 2 bibliography with wrong output, the problem is Year with label(2020a) coming, even if 2 author have same last name, but different first is different My code \documentclass{article} \...
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Error when loading APA6 citation style with documentclass elsarticle

I am working on an article to be published in a journal from Elsevier and that requires the apa6 citation style and format. In my file, I am doing that just with the following commands: \documentclass[...
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\cite within parenthesis without using \parencite in BibLaTeX, to get "Author1 & Author2" (APA)

I'm using BibLaTeX and the APA-7 bibliography style. I normally use \textcite{} and \parencite{} to get respectively "Doe and Adams (2010)" or "(Doe & Adams, 2010)" in APA ...
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Problems with location and et al in spanish apa6 BibLatex

Good morning. I'm a bit newbie with BibLatex, and having several issues. I'll show you first a little MWE of my code: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{article} \usepackage[spanish,es-tabla]{babel} \...
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Having trouble forcing Overleaf to show "organization" field in the bibliography when using APA style

I am using Overleaf and I am trying to fix a problem with the Bibliography. The problem I am having is I am not able to force biblatex to show the organization field in the bibliography. First of all, ...
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Cannot get table caption to be centred

I'm trying to write a table that is not repositioned on the last page. I'm using this \usepackage{float} \restylefloat{table} has caption on top \restylefloat{table} has caption that is centred. ...
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Removing running head on otherpages in apa6 man

I know I shouldn't be using the apa6 manuscript template for my thesis, but I just didn't got anything else to look this good. Anyway, I want to remove the running head on all pages. I already ...
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How to use APA6 style in Elsevier's cas-dc.cls class file

Last week I have submitted my manuscript to the ESWA (Expert Systems with Applications), but two days ago they sent an email about my citation format. Here is the mail: Please note that all paper ...
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apa6 documentclass splitting reference section between columns

I am new to this community, apologies if this is a very basic question. I have been writing a paper in APA6 and have been using natbib, and a corresponding bib file. When the reference section is ...
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How can I reduce author names from ... to et al in apa6 bibstyle

I am using biblatex and I would like to reduce the author name list with apa6 style. I use minbibnames and maxbibnames config but the biblatex with apa6 style provides "..." follow with last ...
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APA 7th edition in Latex by using the natbib and apacite [duplicate]

I am going to do the following changes in Latex. As you know,APA format requires the & be used in parenthetical citations, when both name and year are inside the parentheses, such as (Shi & ...
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Multiple subtables spanning both columns in a journal environment (double column)

I am trying to organize a set of regression results that I imported from Stata in my LaTeX document (MiKTeX) which is in a journal (apa6) environment. I have three tables, and I would like to draw ...
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Duplicated cite using apalike

I am using \bibliographystyle{apalike}. When I use \cite{} a reference that is in the corresponding .bib, the cite appears twice in my article. Does anybody know what is happening? I am working in ...
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Biblatex APA6 Natbib - No ampersand with \citealp

When applying biblatex with natbib and apa6 there is a weired difference between using \citep (\citet) and \citealp regarding the ampersand when citing multiple authors. With \citep (\citet) there is ...
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How to set autocite as footfullcite (like "autocite = footfullcite")

I would like to show my references with apa6 style at the bottom of each beamer slide, using biblatex. Currently I set \usepackage[style=apa6,sortcites = true, sorting = nyt, backend = biber, autocite=...
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apa6: removal of maketitle leads to error

Background I am trying to write a manuscript that has APA6 format citations and bibliography. For this purpose, I am using \documentclass[man]{apa6}. However, I do not want the title page that this ...
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Biblatex - customize apa style

I know it is not suggested to mess with the default of the APA style, but I consider a minor change. I would like to add a colon behind the "In" for @incollection/@inproceeding items. Does ...
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APA6 Figure caption not italic

For my thesis, I want to apply APA6 Table and Figure captions correctly, like on this screenshot: It works perfectly for my table captions, however the figure captions are wrong, as the number of ...
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Citing with biblatex-apa does not output APA7th format?

I need to apply the 7th edition of the APA citing guidelines for my thesis. So, recently I switched from natbib-apa to biblatex-apa according to the answers for this question Is there a way to apply ...
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Override citation style in apa6

I have seen this question that looks similar, but it doesn't have a clear answer. I am using the apa6 class to write a paper in the APA format. However, I need to use a less verbose citation style (...
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apa6 or biblatex-apa6 error: Missing \begin{document}

I am requested to use the apa6 package (https://ctan.org/pkg/apa6?lang=en) but cannot compile the examples provided there in the sample/ folder (by running pdflatex shortsample.tex, for example), and ...
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Apa 6th style, more than 6 authors

According to the APA 6th guide (e.g. https://research.moreheadstate.edu/c.php?g=107001&p=695202) if I have more than 6 authors, I should use "et al." from the first citation. I used this answer to ...
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Changing the margins to 2.5 cm in APA-6-Style Manuscript

Is it possible to use specific margin sizes in an APA-6-Style manuscript with latex? I want everything else to be APA6 style but the margin sizes. I would like them to be 2.5 cm instead of 2.54 cm(1 ...
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\maketitle error in apa6e document class Underfull \hbox

I am writing a research paper in Apa6 format using the apa6e document class. Everything works but not the \maketitle command. I got the error Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines 4--...
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Working with \lstlistoflistings in the apa6 documentclass

I would like to insert a List of Listings including the section number in my Table of Contents. The listings documentation is not sufficient to solve this problem. I am using the apa6 documentclass, ...
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natbib on memoir

I'm not able to modify the natbib on memoir. For example I would like to have the long reference at first time and the & before the last author. Moreover, I would like to have the bibliography in ...
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How to cite multiple authors in full for the first time, and using et al. for following citations with biblatex for APA 6

I would like to define options in the biblatex preamble so that only first citations with multiple authors are spelled out, all following abbreviated to author et al., as APA6 requires. My preamble ...
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apa6 manuscript mode first figure taking up a whole page despite small size

I'm using document class apa6 with man (\documentclass[man]{apa6}). The man mode puts all the figures at the end, but the first figure shows up on the page alone, with the second figure centered in ...
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How to "\vspace" in the titlepage in a apa6 class?

It's my first time to use apa6 class. I want to use the [man] option, but I found that the vertical space between title and author name was too large. Also the \vspace between author and affiliation ...
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Add text between "Retrieved from" and ":" (the colon character) when specifying URL

According to the 6th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, the format (see image below) must be followed if it were necessary to cite a technical or research ...
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Citing software with biblatex

I want to cite software in APA style, this is what APA requires (Example for R): R Core Team. (2019). R: A Language and Environment for Statistical Computing. Version 3.6.1 [Computer Software]. ...
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Errors: Class apa6: No bibliography package specified; Citation undefined

Hej! I am a super beginner and I tried to write an assignment in apa style for which I downloaded apa6 and apacite. However, I cannot seem to make the references work. There is no bibliography and in-...
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How to modify section headings in APA6 document class?

I am using the apa6 document class for a thesis and need changes for the section format: \section: centered, normalfont (no bf), and control for line-spacing, \subsection: instead of left aligned I ...
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Reduce space between author note title and main body using APA6 package

I would like to have true double-spacing between Author Note title, and the rest of the text (e.g., *Corresponding author in the following example). Here is my MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,man,...
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Problem with [man, floatsintext]{apa6} and tables [closed]

I am working recently with LaTeX and now I have a problem which I do not solve. I want to include every table and every figure in my document text, but it does not work and shows the floats at the end ...
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APA6 document class: Second table gets centered vertically

I'm currently stuck with the problem that my second table gets centered vertically when using the apa6 document class. What I would like is the second table on a new page but at the top, just like the ...
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How to color a specific reference in bibliography using apacite?

I would like to color in red specific citations in bibliography section (let's say Jahani et al.) using the apa6 class and the apacite package. Here is my .tex file: \documentclass[a4paper,man,...
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Remove italics from APA6 documentclass references

I am writing something using the APA6 documentclass, but for the draft manuscript, it is specified that references should be in APA format but without italics. Is there a work around so that no ...
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How to justify section headings left in APA6 document class?

I am using the apa6 document class for an article, but need the section headings to be justified left instead of centered. Is there a way to override this formatting so that section titles are left ...
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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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