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APA Citation Guide (7th Edition)

The APA 7th edition was published in October 2019. Please check with your instructor about which edition should be used for your work.

Types of Figures

There are many different types of figures, however, APA uses certain basic principles for all figure types.

Types of figures:

  • graphs
  • charts
  • maps
  • drawings
  • photographs/images

Figure Components

Learn about the components of a figure, including how to create an effective image, use a legend, and write a caption.

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