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i want to center the table captions.

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I recommend to use the caption package. It provides features for justification, also for centering, such as


It offers many features, just have a look at its comprehensive documentation.

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thanks it works. pretty cool. – berkay Apr 19 '11 at 7:23
Kottwit, for my long table captions, i'm using \newline to make some comments about the tables. But i want these start from left is that possible? this is caption \newline this is more explanation (should be left aligned.) is there a way to do it? – berkay Apr 19 '11 at 7:31
@berkay: Using \newline inside a paragraph which will be typeset centered is usually a bad idea. Better use \\ instead which should work under such conditions, too. – Axel Sommerfeldt Apr 21 '11 at 5:26

Note: If you do not want to change the justification for the whole document you can use \captionsetup{} within a particular figure and it will only change the captions within that environment. Other than centering you may also want to try centerlast.

   \caption{. . . }
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