[OS X TeX] documentclass using apa6 gives unexpected twoside value

Michael Sharpe msharpe at ucsd.edu
Tue Jul 14 11:52:07 EDT 2015

> On Jul 14, 2015, at 2:51 AM, BenJ <ben-jutten at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hello apa6 users
> I am using apa6 in the following way:
> \documentclass[doc]{apa6}
> The option doc is supposed to be a single-sided document and
> the output that is produced is a single sided document so that is expected.
> However using varioref there is reference output as it would be a two-sided
> document.
> (\reftextface..macros)
> I figured out that the @twoside is true after the following lines of code:
> \documentclass[doc,oneside]{apa6}
> \usepackage{ifthen} % to be able to test @twoside
> \newcounter{myT} \setcounter{myT}{0}
> \ifthenelse{\boolean{@twoside}}{\setcounter{myT}{1}}{\setcounter{myT}{2}}
> In the document part I print the value of {myT} 
> "Now print the value of the test counter. The value is \arabic{myT}."
> The value is 1, i.e. @twoside is TRUE and that is not expected!
> Is this a known problem or do I have to add some specific option to document
> class to get @twoside set to false?? Suggestions would be welcome, many
> thanks in advance.
> My workaround for the time being is:
> \setboolean{@twoside}{false}
> thanks for a reply.
> Ben

From a brief look at apa6.cls, it appears that to get onesided with doc, you have also to specify the pointsize, as in 


This is surely an oversight in the code, contrary to its documentation, and you should write to its author about it.


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