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Adding word 'Table' before each entry in list of tables

Hello guys the list of figures and tables in my thesis is listed as (I use \listoftables and \listoffigures)


1.2 Name1           

But I want it to be like


Table 1.2 Name1           

I appreciate any help.

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Related: tex.stackexchange.com/questions/20337/… –  Torbjørn T. Aug 31 '12 at 11:46
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marked as duplicate by tohecz, barbara beeton, percusse, Marco Daniel, lockstep Aug 31 '12 at 16:01

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This solution uses the tocloft package.The way that your list of tables and list of figures appear are defined by the commands \cftfigfont and \cfttabfont. Write the following code in your preamble.


\renewcommand{\cftfigfont}{Figure }
\renewcommand{\cfttabfont}{Table }
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Thnx I tried that after u told me and here is the error message... \newcounter{lofdepth} \setcounter{lofdepth}{1} do u need to edit something else? –  Sur Aug 31 '12 at 20:31
The problem is that both packages define the counters lofdepth and lotdepth. To prevent the error, simply load tocloft with the subfigure option; i.e., load the packages like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[subfigure]{tocloft} \usepackage{subfigure} \begin{document} test \end{document} this worked ...thnx –  Sur Aug 31 '12 at 20:55
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