{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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How to force to center the table captions?

i want to center the table captions.
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What does “you have forgotten to use \caption” mean?

I'm stumped by an error I'm getting, when I try to render a Tufte-LaTeX document using hypcap and hyperref. For example, even a minimal document consisting of \documentclass[nohyper]{tufte-handout} ...
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How to put an algorithm and a tikz drawing (objects of different type) side-by-side in the same float environment?

I am trying to put an algorithm and a tikz' drawing side-by-side inside a figure environment. I am aware of this question but I would like to have a single caption for them. For instance, in the text, ...
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\cite[page]{book} inside \caption[…]{…}

Is it somehow possible to put a citation including page specification, as in \cite[page]{book}, inside the list-of-figures-relevant caption of a figure, i.e. \caption[*HERE*]{...}? I can do ...
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Drawing a grid on each image inside the array of images

Please see what I have written,when I need individual grid on each of picture inside my figure-array. In contrast to previews question Drawing a grid on array of images. Question now is why I can't ...
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Over wide figure with caption of the same width that both spill out of the right margin and are aligned flush left

This question is similar to that question, but instead I want to place a figure caption flush left aligned to an overwide figure so that it spills out of the right margin. MWE ...
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List of figures: source below image caption?

I'm relatively new to LaTeX and currently working on a paper. In my list of figures, I'd like to have a structure like this: Fig. 1: <Title of figure> . . . 1 ...
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How can I put the empty subfloat subcaptions to the right?

I'm putting two figures above each other with \subfloat from the subfig package. Their captions are empty as I just want to describe the figures with the main caption, but I still want the (a) and (b) ...
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How can I remove “Listing #: ” from listings caption?

I am working on a C++ reference manual for myself and I want good-looking listings. The Stack Overflow question entitled LaTeX source code listing like in professional books was very helpful but, for ...
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Centering figure captions in IEEEtran

I am working on a paper using the IEEEtran template in LyX. I have run into a problem: While the contents (in this case, a table) of the figure float are centered, the caption is aligned to the left ...
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Landscape caption for a rotated figure in a portrait page

I've managed to rotate an image 90 degrees to be as if in landscape mode, but I still need to change location and rotation of the caption to match the image's orientation, while keeping the page in ...
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Align captions of subfigures:

Hi I want to include the following two tikz figures in my document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{subcaption} \begin{document} \begin{figure} ...
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'longtable' caption without incrementing 'table'?

For reasons both complex and confusing, I would like to caption a longtable without incrementing the table counter in the process. I want to have two consecutive longtable environments to be ...
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Replicate Figure w/out Inserting New Entry in List of Figures

I would like to replicate a figure in Chapter 3 within Chapter 6 such that the figure is displayed and optionally, it has the caption and Figure number of the figure in Chapter 3. If that is not ...
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Caption automatically centered in a REVTeX document

I'm recently writing an APS paper with REVTeX and encountered a problem. The captions in all figure and table floats are automatically centered instead of being fully justified. I tried \captionsetup ...
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How do I format subfigures captions using memoir?

I switched to using the memoir class and stopped including subfigures. All of my subfigures now interpret the caption as actual text, i.e. as [caption...], which shows up in the document with the ...
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TikZ's extended line penetrates the figure caption

Here is an example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{figure}\centering \begin{tikzpicture}[extended line/.style={shorten >=-#1,shorten <=-#1}] \draw [very ...
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Captioning nested subfigures with subcaption

The following creates a figure with three images arranged appropriately. If I remove the two \caption{} lines, it numbers the main subfigures as I'd like, and keeping the two \caption{} lines puts ...
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Suppressing figure numbers in KOMA-Script captions

I am in the process of replacing the caption package with KOMA-Script in a long document. Where caption allows me to suppress the figure-number at the start of any caption by using \caption*{text}, I ...
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Ltablex customize caption

I use ltablex package for creating tables. How can i change the caption name for the continuation of the table, as in the picture?
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subcaption: how to redefine default separator between figure and subfigure number in \ref's?

I am migrating from subfig to subcaption package and wondering how to make the following thing. The subcaption labels in floats should look like a single italic letter in brackets (a), and ...
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Captioning an mdframed box without making unbreakable

I would like to a have a caption below my mdframed box (outside the border if possible) which sometimes span across multiple pages. I managed to create a caption several ways but the pagebreaks are ...
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how to insert a fixed number of figures per row/column?

I have a simple question but I am not sure on how to proceed. I would like to put 10 figures on the same page: a grid of 5 rows and 2 columns. What should I type in order to have the figure inserted ...
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rotatebox symbol in caption generates error

Following minimal example doesn't work and generates an error \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} \begin{figure} FIGURE \caption{$\blacksquare$ ...
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How to retain figures only with captions in their original positions

The publisher of our book has requested us to modify the source of the book so that only figures with their captions remain retaining their original positions in the document as if the rest of the ...
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Subfigure to subfigure caption

I am new to LaTeX. I am not sure how to frame my question. But I will frame it so that it is understandable. I would like to make a subfigure, but the caption must be caption of subfigure a-1 ...
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ieeetran caption question

In the ieeetran how to, they are using caption with their examples; however, latex tells me not to use caption. So if I use subfloat, all my figures are labeled as such (a), (b) and don't have a main ...
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How to remove space after image caption? [duplicate]

I am writing one article in which i need to write one image and its caption. I found space after caption seems to be more than normal. \begin{figure}[!ht] \centering ...
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Listing of a file with underscores in its name/path

I am writing a report with LaTeX and I need to list some source code. One of the files has some underscores in its path/name. When compiling the following line : ...
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Can I place citations in captions using Tufte?

I'm trying to get Tufte marginal material (citations, footnotes, and captions) to support incorporate citations as they do in the Tufte books. What I'm looking for is the "conversational" style that's ...
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How to align table or figure caption where the table starts?

HI How can I start the caption where table starts or figure starts? \captionsetup{justification=justified, singlelinecheck=false} does not work for me because it places the caption at the ...
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Figures on left pages, text on right ones with class book (cont.)

In addition to the very useful discussion Figures on left pages, text on right ones with class book, numbering only on right pages, I would like to handle 2 other features: the suppression of blank ...
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Figure subnumbering 1a

I'm wondering how to give subnumberings like "2a" and "2b" for separate floats. I know both the subfigure and subcaption packages do the subnumbering but they demand the subfigures be in a single ...
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Are there any subfloat package that works with tufte-latex?

I'm trying a lot of subfloat-like packages with tufte-latex and all of them seem to interact badly with tufte-latex in the matter of labels, refs and captions. To captions I could find solutions ...
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Top-aligned subfigure with bottom-aligned caption

This is a follow-up to an earlier question regarding left-aligning subfigure captions. Having achieved the left-alignment goal, I would now like the caption of the subfigure to be bottom-aligned, ...
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Custom counter steps twice when invoked from caption using caption package

I made a custom counter with a custom command that steps the counter and sets an automatic label for it. However, when invoking this from a caption AND using the caption package, my counter steps two ...
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Aberrant footnote numbering behavior with footnoted captions

I don't have an explanation for the behavior shown by the following two MWEs. Clearly, the footnote number is altered by the length of text in the caption. Please advise me as to why this strange ...
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\captionof messes with paragraph indent

\documentclass{mwrep} \usepackage[font=small,compatibility=false]{caption} \usepackage[chapter]{minted} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \chapter{Test} \lipsum[2-3] \captionof{listing}{Caption of ...
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eqref in captions with mathtools

I've now tried mathtools for the first time, for the sake of showonlyrefs. It works fine, except if I put an \eqref command into a figure caption, in which case I get: ! Argument of \@caption has an ...
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Wrap Caption Around TikZ Figure

I have a TikZ figure that appears as follows. The figure also has a caption. I'd like the caption to fill up that blank space in the bottom-right and bleed over into the space it current occupies. ...
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pdfTeX warning (ext4): destination with the same identifier (name{figure.1}) has been already used, duplicate ignored

I've tried to make bilingual caption with package "ccaption" and compiled it with pdfLaTeX. It works fine but with a warning: pdfTeX warning (ext4): destination with the same identifier ...
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How to change font size of longtable-lines without changing font size of caption?

I'd like to change the font size of all contents of a longtable to footnotesize. However the rest of the document and also the caption (!) shall be (stay) in normal size. (pdflatex is used) How can I ...
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Width of the caption of a figure

I am having trouble making the caption beneath a figure to be of same width of the figure (less than the width of the paragraphs in the same page). How can I force the caption width to be the same as ...
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Change caption of figure for references

I changed the caption of my figures running the following command (I'm using the babel package): \addto\captionsngerman{\renewcommand{\figurename}{Abb.}} If I use \autoref{$LABEL} to reference to ...
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How can I change figure caption label?

I am using revtex4-1 for a Physical Review Letter. Typically when a figure is made, the caption starts out FIG. 1. <text>. I am creating a supplementary file and I would like it to say FIG. S1. ...
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Selective and bunched entries to list of figures

I have a complex document with a few thousand figures (most of which are slight variants, but a few are key). I would like to produce a list of figures (lof) which only includes individual figures ...
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Hang caption in lstlisting

If I use the following command \usepackage[skip=20pt,hang]{caption} when a caption is very long it hangs in figures and tables, however, if the caption is of a lstlisting environment it doesn't. ...
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`listings` and `sidecap` - Side captions for listings

I am using the package sidecap for captions which appear left or right of a picture/table, like so: \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,11pt,openright]{scrbook} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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side effect of caption package with custom counter

--- update --- Any comments, is this a bug in the caption package or do have have to protect \refstepcounter somehow? --- \update --- I have the following MWE: \documentclass{book} ...
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Using \footnotemark / \footnotetext trick for \footnote in \caption removes footnote number

I had the issue of having two footnotes appear in \caption in a figure-environment. Fortunately, this answer (Using \footnote in a figure's \caption) provided a solution. My code is as follows: ...