# [texhax] Placing tables in APA

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Fri Mar 20 06:05:04 CET 2009

On  19 Mar, 2009, at 12:02, Kevin Shorner-Johnson wrote:

> I have a question that seems to me like it should be fairly straight-
> forward, but I can't find the magic solution.
>
> I am writing a paper in APA style using the header:
>
> \documentclass[man]{apa}
>
> When I place tables in my document, this style automatically places
> all tables at the end of the document (while in [man] mode).
> However, I would really like for my tables to appear in the text of
> my document.  After researching table floats and placement, I used:
>
> \begin{table}[h]   -and-  \begin{table}[!h]
>
> to force the table to appear in the body of the text, but to no avail.

If you're using TeXLive 2008 (maybe with MiKTeX is the same), in your
terminal or Command Prompt type

texdoc apacls<enter>

(the document is in

/usr/local/texlive/2008/texmf-dist/doc/latex/apa/apacls.html ).

See especially, about the middle of the document, the section Float