{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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Caption for longtable in Sweave

I'm using the following code in .Rnw file to generate a longtable <<label = tabggplot2df, echo = FALSE, results = tex >>= print( xtable( x = ggplot2df , caption = ...
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label in subcaption and customize cell size of an array

Using the following code \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{subcaption} \DeclareCaptionSubType*[arabic]{table} \captionsetup[subtable]{labelformat=simple,labelsep=space} ...
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Format caption in figure

I have a question which concerns text formatting in captions and also in sections. For example when I type: \begin{figure} something \caption{this is some caption text and it probably may be quite ...
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sidewaysfigure error when adding a caption

I'm trying to include a uml diagram, which as it's quite large i'd like to rotate. However, if I try and add a caption I get an error and it won't build. I'm adding the figure like this: ...
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How to remove colon(:) on longtable suffix caption

Using svmono package and \renewcommand\tablename\{Tab.}. When I use table, the caption shows “Tab.1 Bah Bah”. But if I use longtable, the caption shows “Tab.2: Bah bah”. How to remove colon as “Tab ...
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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 ...
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Caption in Tikz without “Figure 1”

If I use this code, \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{multicol,float} \usepackage{etoolbox}% provides \preto \usetikzlibrary{shapes,backgrounds} \tikzset{ every ...
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Use \raisebox with \depth in caption

I want to use \raisebox in a caption. I know that \protect is often needed in these situation, but this (and other combinations I have tried) does not work: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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Figure label in one color, figure text in another as a document rule

By adding the following package with parameters, all captions for tables, figures etc. change color, font-size and distance between label and text: %Caption formatting ...
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Missing $ inserted in python code

I use python3 (with code not from me) to insert data from a database (bsddb3) from the program GRAMPS into a LaTeX document (TeX Live 2014) and I receive the following error messages: ! Missing $ ...
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Specify Figure name color and slant

Every time I have to denote a figure name in the text I have to type: {\textcolor{ocre}{\bf{\emph{Fig.\;\ref{figurename}(b)}}}} Is there an optimized way to specify this in the preamble so I do ...
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Problem numbering equations properly

I'm trying to create some equations with amsmath with captions and references. I'd like to suppress the equation number in the margin. I know this can be done using the equation* environment but ...
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Tabulate text within caption

I would like to tabulate text within a caption. See below what I obtain with my code: \begin{figure}[htbp] \centering \includegraphics[width=6in]{topfigure.png} ...
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keep one subfigure fixed and move another subfigure towards right

Hi.I would like to shift the subfigure (b) towards right side, aligned exactly with the line at the top of this figure. \begin{figure*} \centering \begin{subfigure}[t]{0.5\textwidth} \centering ...
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how can i give a figure an extended caption without it going in my table of figures? [duplicate]

I am writing my minor thesis which includes a number of tikz figures, which are all listed in a table of figures. the table of figures gives the figure number, and then the title of the figure, as ...
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Table caption longer than table

How do I make the table caption the length of the table please? \begin{table}[ht] \caption{Empirical Model Results} \centering \begin{tabular}{l c c c c} \hline\hline & ...
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deluxetable* caption not displaying

I am trying to create a page-wide deluxetable using the two-column formatted ApJ article style. The caption displays when creating a single column deluxetable, but will not display when I use ...
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I have included verbatim to show a small section of code, how can I add a comment/caption for this verbatim?

I am writing some documentation on a tool I am using at work and I have included some code that has a comment to explain what a particular line is there for, this comment runs off the page if I leave ...
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Algorithm2e caption separator with language package options

Please see the difference in the style of the caption separator. In the first example the : is typed directly after the word Algorithm 1. In the second MWE with language option german (also french or ...
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Centering figure caption does not work

I have a few narrow figures for which I want to center the caption. I have to use a LaTeX template from Springer (svmult.cls). This makes captions left-aligned by default. I took a look at this ...
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Reference(Source) directly under the caption

Is there a way to write the refernce of a figure directly under the Figure? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage[backend=biber, ...
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Tabularx and short caption causes error

I'm trying to construct a multi-page, landscape table with variable column widths. It was working until I started to get a problem with the caption. If I try to include a short caption I get the error ...
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cross-referencing figures : Any way to use Fig. instead of figure

I'm using IEEEtran.cls to produce an article. When setting captions on figures, the text begins with Fig 1. (for example). However, when I reference this figure by using \ref{img:something}, ...
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When using Caption Package, I receive: “Undefined control sequence \captionsetup ”

I introduce a figure as follows: \begin{figure} \centering \includegraphics[scale=0.300]{Figure.eps} \caption{Caption for the figure} \label{a} \end{figure} In the preamble I have written: ...
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Displaying caption of a long table on multiple pages

I'm trying to display a table on three pages. What's the best way to display captions on these three pages and how to do that, please? \documentclass{report} \usepackage{longtable} \begin{document} ...
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Redefine table caption

I'm writing a paper in IEEEtran twocolumn format. When putting pictures in my paper I prefer to use the Table environment over the Figure environment. I feel that the Table environment does a better ...
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How to pre-evaluate commands that are problematic for a specific environment?

More specifically, my problem occurs in the caption environment, but I imagine this applies elsewhere. I would like to insert the text generated by \suppOrApp and store it in the variable \sOrA: ...
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How can I remove an empty caption line

I'm generating LaTex automagically from a lengthy document that is written in the multimarkdown language, compiled by a software package called Scrivener. It's a workflow that works well, but this is ...
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Resize figures using subfloat environment in elsarticle class

I was working with the elsarticle class and subfig package for my article and I used the subfloat environment to include two pictures. However, the scaling of the pictures is completely wrong and the ...
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How can I make my caption span both columns in a twocolumn revtex document?

I'm using revtex with twocolumn. I have a wide figure, and I put it in the widetext environment to allow it to span both columns. The figure itself looks fine, but the caption seems to be stuck in one ...
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Horizontal text alignment in captions for subfigures

Captions in subfigures are justified by default, which does not always look pretty: \documentclass[]{tGIS2e} % http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/authors/tgislatex.zip \begin{document} ...
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suppressing captions of figures but keeping list of figure captions?

I have very long figure captions in a book. I use: \listoffigures to create a listing of these captions right after the table of contents. The figures themselves are given in each chapter. Is there ...
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Caption text wrapping bad way

I'm having some strange behavior. My captions are wrapped as at the picture. This is probably cased by .sty and .cls files provided by an academic scholar, which are quite a mess. Someone has an idea, ...
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Change color of figure caption text

In my code below, I wanted to change the color of the text for the table and figure caption. I am using this: \usepackage[svgnames]{xcolor} \definecolor{ocre}{RGB}{243,102,25} \usepackage{caption} ...
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How to have aligned equations in a caption?

The following is my MWE, inspired from the answer to this question (where my query seemed to merit a separate question, so here it is!): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{caption} ...
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Align a figure caption lines

I have an image with caption in LaTeX: \begin{figure}[H] \centering \includegraphics[width=0.8\textwidth,height=0.8\textheight,keepaspectratio]{img/image9} \caption{Text text text text text ...
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Make every first line of table look the same

I've been struggling recently with tables. And I've finally managed to get past it. However, I'm now trying to make every first line of my tables look the same (bold white on blue background color). ...
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How to modify caption of a wrapped figure?

I have the following code : \begin{wrapfigure}{r}{0.3 \textwidth} \includegraphics[scale=0.9]{tulipmatlab.png} \caption{Synthesis tools} \end{wrapfigure} Which gives an output of : ...
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Caption on the side of a table

I tried to use the floatrow package together with the approach from the accepted answer from (Caption on the side of a figure) to put my table caption to the right top hand side of my table. However, ...
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suppress an entry from list of figures/tables in koma script

While I don't regret switching a thesis to KOMA script, I do (sometimes) regret stopping using the caption package even though it works fine with scrreprt! I need a solution that won't require using ...
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Setting parent of a counter and removing counter from caption

I guess, I have two questions. My very concrete problem is that I want \caption{xyz} to not print a table counter within a table. By now it prints “Table 0.1: xyz“. How would I remove that? But ...
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captionof{lstlisting} Listingsnumber not in caption shown

Hi there having another problem. In the following Minimal Example a listing with captionof doesnt show the Listings Number in the Caption :( \documentclass[ 11pt, % Schriftgröße DIV10, ...
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Line break in caption of wrapfigure

I use the wrapfigure package for placing images in my text at the right side. Now my problem is, that my image is really small and my caption is larger then the image. Instead of a line break at the ...
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Can the package “caption” be used with KOMAScript classes?

Is the LaTeX-package caption compatible with KOMAscript-classes like scrreprt? (I did not find anything about that in the KOMAscript-Manual, but as KOMAscript redefines a lot for the floats and ...
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How to set title for a single page inside document

I would like to ask for an advise about how to set title of the single page inside the document (not the title page, but regular page in document). I'd like to have picture on whole page with caption ...
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Caption Formation for Figure

I use the caption package. Somehow I got a period between the type (Figure) and the separator (:) When I wrote listformat=empty, for the Table of Figures, I just got the period and then the ...
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Wrap caption in multipage lstlisting environment

I am following the accepted answer from this question to extend an lstlisting across multiple pages. It works great, however if my caption is too long the continued caption doesn't wrap, and this is ...
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Non-float table with both footnotes and caption

Using Lyx. Is there a way to produce table with both caption and footnotes? Use of footnotes in a float is not recommended (both footnotes and tabular are float environments, footnote text is not ...
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Reducing stretching of a caption gives an error

I get an error when I add the stretch=0.80 command to the caption-package as here: \usepackage[font={color=red,footnotesize,% stretch=0.80},labelsep=quad]{caption} The caption is a simple ...
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Align itemize text with graphic and use caption

I would like to align the top of the text with a figure and add a caption with a label to it. But as soon as add caption=test,figure to the adjustbox the picture floats above the text. How do I ...