{captions} is about captions for figures, tables and other, custom-defined floats or non-floating illustrations which are formatted to look identical to these floats. A popular package is caption.

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PGF labels in groupplot vs. the list of figures

For my bachelor thesis I'm relying on pgf for my plots. In the groupplot environment I create a node to label each subfigure, something like: \node at (x,y) { \textbf{a)} ...
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Problem with tables and side captions

I'm working on putting captions beside a table. When I used SCtable to do so, it messed up the top text on my page and made it appear below the table. Is there any other way I can do this? Also, how ...
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Two Side by side figures having problem with captions (a) and (b)

I am making presentation in latex, I have two side by side figures with same size. I want to give caption (a) and (b) to the figures left and right respectively, and a main caption (some text) for ...
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Add double hline in table below caption

I would like to insert a double \hline below the caption in my table. The caption is positioned at the top of my table. MWE is below. The %\hline \hline line is where I would like the double \hline ...
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Changing figure captions into italic

Is it possible to change text in figure captions to italic. So this is what I want to get: I tried with this code: \usepackage[format=plain,labelfont=bf,up,textfont=it,up]{caption} but word ...
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Enumerate Minipages inside a figure environment

At the moment I'm working with the figure environment to display two graphs side by side using minipage which works fine. I want to use one caption for both and enumerate the minipages with a small ...
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How to prevent a main caption being wrapped in a figure?

I am writing a paper using LaTeX, and using a subfig package to arrange images. My problem is that the main caption is wrapped when I use 2 x 3 images with subfloat which occupies 2 columns. I have ...
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Width of table captions when using threeparttable in memoir

In the MWE below, I would like the table caption to be left aligned, and have a maximum width as the width of the table. ...
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Captioning my tikzpicture using figure environment causes issues

If I remove the figure environment this code works perfectly fine. Unfortunately, I am not able to put a caption on this figure. \begin{center} \begin{figure} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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How to make caption above in algorithm

How can I make the caption "Algorithm 1" be placed above the first line and the text still inside the two first lines? And how can the line styles be changed in the algorithm environment? ...
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Newline in caption in amsart

This answer (http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/48313/38588) explains how to eliminate the error from a newline inside a caption for a figure. However, this does not work when using the amsart document ...
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I am losing my indentations after the figure's caption

I am writing my M.Sc. thesis (biochemistry). According to the Graduate Office, full-page figures require that their description be on a different page. Here is my main.tex file (sample) with the ...
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A series of diagrams in the list of figures

I have a number of diagrams (right now 8) that depict different stages of an algorithm, each in its own figure environment together with a caption and a label I am referencing in text (the description ...
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Caption in left margin at the top of tabular

Could you help me I want to remove caption to put it at the left margin for any environment like this I know it is not a good way any advice ? Thank you. This is my MWE: ...
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Caption of figure in list of figures in Lyx

my question is often asked and as often answered for regular Latex, but I would like to know, if there is a simple way in Lyx to make a custom entry for a caption in the list of figures, just like ...
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I want my rotated figure captions to be facing outwards

Edit 2: Curiously, as well as my captions defaulting to the inside, my headers are on the opposite side than I ask them to be using \fancyhead[LE,RO]{\leftmark} Something is making my document get ...
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Unexpected output of expanded value of counter in aux file, when using \DeclareCaptionFormat [duplicate]

I'm trying to circumvent the message prompt by the caption package, saying that an unknown class or package is messing with the \caption macro. I'm required to expand a value of a counter to then ...
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How to include eqnarray in caption of figure

I want to write a set of equations in a caption of a figure. I implemented the answer of this question but it did not work out. The error I got is: ! Argument of \Hy@tempa has an extra }. For ...
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Caption in Figure only partially centered

I have two figures next to one another and I want to centre my Figure caption, but completely, i.e. to include Figure x.x: in centering. This is the code I'm using: \begin{figure}[!tbph] ...
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Changing Caption Font Doesn't Work

I need to format the caption of tables and figures in my document so that is is 10pt Arial font bold faced. The main font is 12pt Times New Roman. I've tried the following (MWE), but it doesn't seem ...
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How to define additional \caption* like command for Latex beamer?

beamer currently is incompatible with the caption package (as described here). I would like to define an additional command that works like the \caption* command of that package, i.e. typesets the ...
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Formating caption figure

How does one create the following format in TeX: Raw figure: Raw text : If $μ=0$ and $σ=1$, the distribution is called the “standard normal distribution” or the “unit normal distribution” ...
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How to get Subcaption outside float working for landscape tables?

I use the nice MWE displayed below to display a landscape table (found here: Tex: How to place table on new page.) I have one big table (that's why landscape) which I want to split across multiple ...
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Placing caption on a separate page

I got back the correction for my M.Sc thesis (breast cancer). The corrector want the caption of landscale graphics to be on the next page. Here is an example of my code: \documentclass[12pt, ...
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Add four images on a beamer frame with caption

Can someone tell me how to put captions in the figure solution provided by @Gonzalo at Add four images on a beamer frame
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caption vertical spacing broken

I'm trying to migrate my project from float package to floatrow one (we can't load former with the latter as it is said in documentation for floatrow). I extensively used ruled style. Most obvious ...
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LaTeX command inline in the caption of a figure [duplicate]

I want the caption of a figure to contain a LaTeX command without it being executed: Using verbatim environment doesn't work in this case and throws errors. Please suggest a solution to this.
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Align a floating lstlisting to the very top

The following code does not align the lstlisting entirely to the top, but keeps some unwanted space between the page's top and the listing. How can I align the lstlisting to the very top? ...
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Format Captions differently for the same table (or figure) [The style of Journal of Finance]

I have created the following table. Basically the caption includes the label, the title (it is in \caption{}) and a caption where I describe the table (which is in \caption*{}). The format is similar ...
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How to get equivalent to subfigure without using floats?

I understand that floats are supposed to float, however, I have a lot of graphical data, and sometimes when I say put it here, I mean exactly, not plus/minus two pages. I can achieve this using ...
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why my figure's caption is floating

not only my figure is flipped, the caption is floating at the top overlapping my picture.. why did this happened? \graphicspath{{picture/}} \begin{figure}[h] \centering ...
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change the default sidecaption margin at left for oneside memoir option

This question is related to this stack thread About \sidecapmargin Memoir class say that the \sidecapmargin command controls the margin where the sidecaption will be placed. The possible values ...
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How to input external file in figure caption with tufte-latex?

With the tufte-handout class, I want to insert some text in a figure caption, from an external text file generated with R. \documentclass[a4paper]{tufte-handout} ...
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Can I remove the word “algorithm” from the header and keep only the caption,also I “want for loop” to be indented after step 3

\begin{algorithm}[h] \begin{algorithmic} \caption{Math algorithm} \STATE \textbf {Step 1} $\rightarrow $ gather the data \STATE \textbf {Step 2} $\rightarrow $ estimate matrix \STATE \textbf {Step ...
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Caption tikzpicture

I am getting an out of float error, here is the code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.9} \begin{document} \begin{center} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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How to put figure labels above rather than below each image in a multiplot layout?

For example in the following code, each image has its label (a) (b) (c) (d) below the image. I would like to place it above the image. \begin{figure}[h!] ...
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Numerating captions of subfigures

I have two figures to add into a single figure environment. When I use subfigure, I got the following error: ! Missing number, treated as zero. <to be read again> } l.25 ...
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TikZ: non-active semi-colon

I have used TikZ to define an extensible arrow interrupted by symbols similar to \xrightarrow. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \newcommand{\oprightarrow}[1]{% \mathbin{% ...
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generate short caption automatically, if there is a citation at the end

I have a lot of figures that I'm referring to and I prefer to give short cites for the list of figures, ie without the source, unfortunately when I have to fix a typo etc. I need to change the short- ...
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Footnotetext without text where it can stick to [duplicate]

I am having the problem that almost at the end of my document, I want to add a figure with a footnote in its captin. While this is no problem inside the document where always new text comes where I ...
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Missing line below caption in algorithm environment

Using two different computers at work and at home, I sometimes compile my thesis with one computer and sometimes with the other. Most of the time the two versions are consistent, but for algorithms I ...
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How to set optional argument for caption in a lstlisting environment

Usually, if I set a caption, I use \caption[short]{long} to have only a short description in my list of figure for example. But how do I do it with listings? Here a MWE which has a very long caption ...
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Position of caption in LyX

I used sidecap package in LyX to put the caption on the right of the tables, but I got problem with it. sidecap works good with figure caption but it's not good with table caption: Please are there ...
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Source of figure below caption is not centered when there are too many characters

I want my figure source to be part of the caption but in an new line, everything located below the figure and both of the lines should be centered. This works out perfectly as long as the caption ...
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beamer + lstlistings + overlay -> wrong numbering in caption

In my tex file I have the following code. It results in the Listing being numbered with an increasing index. Is there a way to prevent this from happening? (see screenshot: the second slide should say ...
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Tikzpicture: How to caption with multiple axis

Is there a way to caption multiple axes with tikzpicture? I don't want to use subfigures since each axis (and its corresponding figure) is connected via an arrow to another axis. I have something ...
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How can I change the caption font and size for figures and tables

I want to specify the figure caption font size in order to follow a stupid standard at my university. I need the font to be Arial (I am using Helvetica because Arial is not available for LaTeX) 11pt. ...
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I redefined \- but it does not work in captions

I defined \+ and \- macros for conveniently entering notation. Surprisingly, I noticed that in table and figure captions \- does not work while \+ works. (The same problem appears also in the content ...
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How to increase space between the bottom border of a boxed figure and its caption?

I am trying to generate a space (6pt) between the boxed figure and its caption. Since I am using tikz code \includegraphics did not work. Also I tried \setlength{\abovecaptionskip}{6pt}, ...
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How to write the caption of a english table in Persian when using xepersian package?

I am writing a report using the documentclass{report} and xepersian package. I have some tables in english but I want the caption to be in persian. Since I use the xepersian package, I have to put ...