{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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Two captions, one figure, one line

I have a figure that contains two images side by side. I want the first to be Figure 1 and the second image to be Figure 2. I'd like to have the caption written beneath both of them. \begin{figure}[h]...
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Wrong indentation with hanging captions

I use simple hanging captions for my tableheadings and figures. However, they are not aligned correctly. I know I can manipulate the indent manually, but I want to understand why they are placed wrong....
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figure array with top and side captions

I want to have a 3x3 figure array in which parameters change horizontally and vertically.. so i want to end up with captions on the left hand side of the figure array and on the top of it: cap a ...
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Caption shifted left with `\captionof` in a list environment

I use the \captionof command from the caption package within a list environment. I would expect the caption to be centered with respect to the page, or to move right because of the indentation of the ...
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Split wide table into two but keeping the same caption and table number

I have a wide table that doesn't fit in one page so I split the table in 2. The problem is that I need to keep almost the same caption (the second one has to add the word Continued to the caption) and ...
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Vertical space between caption and main text

I am trying to adjust the vertical space between my captions and the main body of text below it. It is likely to be packages interfering with each other, but I am not sure which. Herbert suggested ...
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Chemscheme numbering of schemes

I am very new to latex and I am trying to use the chemscheme package to help with my compound numbering (which seems to be working ok so far) but I am having trouble with the actual scheme numbering ...
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Caption in the outer margin using longtable within a tufte-latex document

The tufte-latex class has a page layout with a wide margin on the side; the class redefines the figure and table environments so that the captions are put in the margin, side to side with the floating ...
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Label in a ntheorem environment witout additional caption

I defined a new theorem with the ntheorem package. If i want to add a label to a certain theorem i get an error from the caption package. And referencing doesn't work. Package caption Warning: \label ...
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\protect with \cite inside \caption

I've read several posts and other webpages now on using \protect in front of \cite inside \caption. They all advise using \protect in this situation, and many go as far as to say that you must use it. ...
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How to align table and caption when table is centered on page

I haven't been able to figure out the best way to set up my tables. These are the features that they are supposed to have: Should be centered on page Caption should be "justified" and aligned with ...
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Sidecaptions next to sidewaystables

I'd like to place a caption left/right next to my table which is rotated by 90 degrees. So the caption should be next (e.g. bottom right) to the table and both, the caption and the table should be ...
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ClassicThesis in Spanish Language Using Lyx

The problem is the following: I'm using classicthesis to write my thesis, and I need the names of the captions displayed in spanish (e.g. "figura" instead of "figure"), so I uncommented the next line,...
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Floats in ConTeXt: changing caption name and making the \input command work

I have defined a new float for logic circuits called logigram: \definefloat [logigram] [logigrams] Taking advantage of the modes of ConTeXt (i.e. conditional processing), I am making in parallel a ...
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Custom table caption (Updated)

I'd like to achieve a custom table (figure) format with Table numbering and title (this is usually the title also used in the list of tables but does not have to be) in boldface, and the (longer) ...
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Footnotemark in caption of listing causing problem

I have the following listing: \begin{lstlisting}[float=h,caption={Description\footnotemark.}, label={listing2}, keywordstyle=\color{blue}\bfseries, ndkeywordstyle=\color{black}\bfseries, ...
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How to annotate figures with TikZ without affecting the float position? a template for western blots

I want to do some kind of figures, typical of Western blotting in biology. The figures are enclosed with a frame using mdframed package. A MWE example is shown below. In the middle of creating this ...
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How to avoid longtable caption repetition in list of tables?

In the below MWE, the caption was repeated twice in the list of tables. How to make appear only once? \documentclass[oneside,toc=graduated]{scrbook} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage{booktabs} \...
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Caption package destroys center/varwidth

I have received a wonderful comment how to get listings centered: \documentclass[a4paper]{book} %\usepackage[hang,small,it,hypcap=true]{caption} % screw hypcap \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{...
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Caption and tablenotes in two columns (in threeparttablex)

I have a table with a long caption and footnotes on a landscape page, prepared using ThreePartTablex, but it does not fit. I'm now looking for options to make it fit. My best idea so far was to set ...
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Aligning two captions in tables

I would like to have two captions for some tables and figures, where the first caption describes the general content and the second caption provides some additional information. The idea is to have ...
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Adjust caption length to table length in hvFloat environment

I am trying to create a sideways-table with multi-columns. As I want title and table on the same page, I am using the hvfloat package. I'd like to get a caption that is as wide as my table, but it ...
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In Lyx, align text inside a float caption

I'm trying to align a legend inside a table caption, so that the colons are vertically aligned. I can do it with the align ambient outside of the caption, but if I use the same code inside the caption ...
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Subcaption Package Error

I'm having an issue compiling with the subcaption package. I'm starting to write my thesis, and I originally started a chapter with a separate document. This compiled fine and had the following pre-...
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Problems customizing listings captions

I'm trying to "decorate" source code with listings, but I'm getting some warnings and bad boxes when I compile my document. However the document compiles and looks like I want. I noticed the warning ...
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Caption spacing - table vs longtable

if I use both table and longtable in one document, the spacing between the caption and the table (the empty space after the caption) is different for table and longtable. I would prefer minimal (and ...
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Missing caption prefix in figures and tables when using XeLaTeX

I've recently switched from PDFLaTeX to XeLaTeX, and noticed that captions on my figures and tables don't have the usual "Рис." and "Таблица" prefix any more (Fig. and Table in Russian), only a number ...
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Caption package error redux

I'm using the caption package, but it's not affecting the captions within my tables and figures. I've pasted my sample code below. How can it be fixed? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[format=hang,...
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Break figure description over two pages

I use figures with a caption and a description below. Sometimes the figures are large and also the descriptions. If I keep the images to a not very low scale (to make them understable) the ...
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Using a different font in overpic

I'm using the overpic package in the memoir class to include figures and superimpose text on them. Is there a simple way to tell overpic to use a different font than the main font of my text? (I ...
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Adding a frame and background color to floats in ConTeXt

I am trying to decorate the floats in my thesis as follows: each float shall have a top/bottom frame in a custom color, the caption and content of each float are supposed to have the same background ...
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Subfig, KOMA script, caption - how to suppress some list of figures entries?

I am using KOMA script and the subfig package like this \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,BCOR10mm,DIV11,toc=listof]{scrbook} \usepackage[caption=false, font=footnotesize, justification=RaggedRight]{subfig}...
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Non English caption reference doesn't print the name

When I try to reference caption it only shows the number of the figure without the name. For example it prints 1 instead of Фигура 1. I am using babel and typing in Bulgarian. Is this some kind of bug ...
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subfigure caption format differs for \captionof

When I place a subfigure caption using \captionof, the format differs from the one appearing when placed via \caption inside a subfigure environment. I suppose this is a bug in the \captionof command?...
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Justify main caption in figure

I have two figures that I am putting vertically in my text. The two figures are located in the same column, on top of each other. I am trying to left justify the main caption of this figure (by ...
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Align caption baseline in second column with baseline of first column

I have a two column document that contains full page boxes. These boxes sometimes contain table or figure captions, which generally look best at the top of the second column of the box. However, the ...
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How to have captions above each “pseudo-subfigure”?

The following subfigures are not real subfigures, but I will call them pseudo-subfigures, since I would like to have captions above them like one can easily do with real subfigures. However, I would ...
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Vertically aligning captions in side-by-side figures

I'd like to put two side-by-side figures with two different captions. I used this: \begin{figure}[h!tbp] \centering \begin{minipage}[b]{0.6\textwidth} \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{...
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Space between caption and \bottomrule

I have more of a cosmetic sort of problem. Normally the vertical space between the \bottomrule and the caption looks like this: But with the code I use, some tables look like this: I use the ...
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Figure captions: one above and one below, both numbered the same

I have a figure with two captions, one above the figure (headline) and one below (explanation). That is fine, but now I want the below caption to repeat the figure number from the headline. This is ...
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Align Caption to the left

I am trying to align caption to the left but its coming centered. Please see the figure. The code is \begin{figure}[!t] \includegraphics[scale=0.22]{Figure 1.pdf} \caption{The caption is coming to ...
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Figure: Sidecaption while text floats next to figure

I am restricted to a two-column and have a figure that I want to include in \textheight height with the caption on the other column. The figure spans exactly one column, but I don't know how to let ...
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multiple handcrafted labels for figure

The following MWE shows my attempt to create a list of references in a document, with links from text to reference and back. It works well in text, but badly in figures when I try make the reference ...
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How to use underscore in a variable

I have a variable x which takes different names including underscore, for instance 1_10. Later, I want to use that variable as the title of a picture: \caption{\x} However I can't do that because ...
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One bookmark per longtable

I asked a question about how to generate bookmarks for tables and figures a few month ago and received an excellent answer (solved question). The proposed code works like a charm for normal tables. ...
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How do I align text after the table with column where the table is started?

After the caption of the a table, I have few lines of text which I like to be aligned from where the table is started. The table is centered aligned, how can I find the column from which the table is ...
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Change figure caption name in “thesis” document

Does anyone have an idea why this approach to changing figure naming doesn't work in thesis type document? I'm using babel and all other captions translate normally, except "Figure", which stays at "...
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How to reference figures by the order their reference appears in the text rather than the order the figure appears in the text

I have a two page document with three figures, A and B is small and C is big. Therefore in this document I have my text all on one page and then on the second page my three figures. To make best use ...
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White space between caption and sidewaystable

I am using a sidewaystable from the rotating package. I am trying to add some white space between the caption and the table (caption is placed above table). I tried using \captionsetup[table]{skip=...
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IEEEtran: centering (double-column) figure captions

I'm looking for a method to center the figure captions in single- and double-column mode. Here is my code \documentclass[journal]{IEEEtran} \usepackage[caption=false]{subfig} \usepackage{tabularx,...