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Is it possible to group together several figures in the List of Figures. For example a time step sequence where there are 4 or 5 different figures would only have one entry.

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Do you have (or need) separate captions for each of the "time steps"? If not, then you can group them all in a single figure environment with only a single caption. – Werner Feb 8 '12 at 20:16
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You can add lines to the listoffigures file (\jobaname.lof) using the command

\addcontentsline{lof}{section}{Time step sequence}

If you use the caption package, then you can typeset your captions using


which will put an empty entry in the lof. This produces





\addcontentsline{lof}{section}{Time step sequence}




Or perhaps you want something like '1-2: Time step sequences'? In which case, you can use

\addcontentsline{lof}{figure}{\ref{fig:first}|\ref{fig:second} Time step sequences }

which produces

enter image description here

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Excellent, thank you! – Leda Feb 16 '12 at 18:42

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