{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 can I inject the proper amount of vertical space between captions and figures?

In my source document, I have an image and a code listing, separated by some text. When I generate PDF using pdflatex, the image is just above the listing, and it looks like the caption for the image ...
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Additional separation between require and algorithm

\usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage{algorithmic} ... \begin{algorithm} \caption{A good name} \begin{algorithmic} \REQUIRE something usefull \STATE $i \leftarrow 1$ \end{algorithmic} ...
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Ignore citations in captions in list of figures when numbering

When using the \cite command in figure captions and the ieeetr bibliography style, then BibTeX numbers the citations as appearing earlier than they do in reality (i.e. the first citation in the ...
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How can I get rid of the LaTeX warning: Float too large for page?

In my document, I have figures that have a rather long caption. The code I use to include them looks like this: \begin{figure} \begin{center} \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{../fig.pdf} ...
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Errors with figure caption since using siunitx

I am a bit of a newbie with LaTeX. Everything was working well (mostly) but I am running into all sorts of weird errors since I added the siunitx package. The error log first showed errors with ...
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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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Running figure numbering

I want to use running figure numbering so I used a trick form this website http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=running-nos. \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{scrbook} \usepackage{chngcntr} ...
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Storing captions in a file

I would like to have LaTeX read figure captions from a list stored in some file rather than writing their text directly in the \caption{} command. However I've not been able to figure out if this can ...
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References won't resolve even after repeated compilation

I have the following lines: \begin{figure}[htbp] \label{fig:sampleconfig} \begin{center} \begin{tikzpicture}[level distance=1.5cm, grow=down, every node/.style={minimum ...
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Use of subcaption in enumerate environment

This is a simple question. Say you were to place two (or more) related figures in an enumerate environment. Outside of an enumerate environment, which itself is a floating environment, you would ...
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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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Where to put the \label on a figure environment? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does an environment’s label have to appear after the caption? I noticed that when I put the \label command before the \caption command in a figure environment, I get ...
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Is there really something wrong with using the caption package for \ContinuedFloat?

In my question How to create an unnumbered algorithm with a caption?, a nice solution was suggested using \ContinuedFloat, from the caption package. However, when I use it, I get: Package caption ...
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Background color for the caption of a listing

I'm considering this piece of code \lstinputlisting[ language=C, breaklines=true, basicstyle=\scriptsize\ttfamily, numbers=none, ...
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input filename as caption in listing

I'm working on the following piece of code \newcommand{\mycin}[1]{% new command for icluding piece of code from external files \lstinputlisting{#1} } I want to add a caption that reflects the ...
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How can I put a matrix in a figure caption?

I would like to put a matrix in a figure caption. The following example demonstrates the idea: \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{graphics, epsfig, psfrag} \begin{document} \begin{figure} ...
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Creating a second caption for a figure that won't appear in the figure's list index and is aligned with the first

I decided to write my completion of course work for my computer's science degree using LaTeX, contrary to university's popular choice, MS Word. I had a great time venturing though this tool and I ...
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Longtable caption numbering

I am trying to prevent a table from showing up in the list of tables. I used long table to create the table. This is the first table in my document. I know \caption*{} command should do the trick but ...
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putting a tikzpicture inside a \caption{}

I'm attempting to put a small tikzpicture inside a \caption{} belonging to a figure environment. The reason for doing this is fairly simple - to create an in-caption legend for a PGFplot, with ...
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How to create an unnumbered algorithm with a caption?

I want to do something like: \begin{algorithm*} \caption{My unnumbered algorithm} % etc. etc. \end{algorithm*} or \begin{algorithm} \nonumbercaption{My unnumbered algorithm} % etc. etc. ...
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Error: \caption outside float

When I add the following table (table1 shown below) I don't get any error, but when adding table2 (shown below) I get the error i)\caption outside float. \caption ii) Undefined control sequence ...
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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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How to indent the graphics caption

I am writing my thesis in LaTeX with the document class scrreprt. My problem is that I include a graphic whose description starts at the left side of the page, which is usually nice, but in my case I ...
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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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How does one create, caption, label and refer to a subfigure?

So its a fairly simple question to a problem people normally experience. I have a rough idea of what to do, but I am looking for the correct way of doing things. So in the solution I will include what ...
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Figure: how to have “Figure 1.5” in bold

First of all, sorry if it's a nooby question. I'm fairly new to latex, and only know the basics right now. But I'm learning every day! So... I'd like to have my figure captions with the word Figure ...
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How to make half-title pages containing captions with conditional headers

I am required to typeset some (long) figure captions in the "half-title page(s)" as they do not fit in one page with the figure, for a similar example see this link (except that on the first page I ...
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Issue with capt-of package

I'm using the capt-of package to create a caption for my figures: \newcommand\figureFrame[4]{% \begin{center} \includegraphics[#1]{#2} \captionof{figure}{#3}\label{#4} ...
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Different float types side-by-side

I'm familiar with using minipages inside a float to effectively place two floats side-by-side, but is there a way to do this with different float types? Eg a Figure and a Scheme (chemscheme)?
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Why does an environment's label have to appear after the caption?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{algorithm} \begin{document} \setcounter{section}{54} \section{A section with no label} \begin{algorithm} \label{myalg} \caption{An algorithm with the label ...
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Compounds defined implicitly in captions (chemscheme/chemstyle/chemcompounds)

I'm using the chemstyle package to handle automatic numbering of compounds. It apparently uses the chemcompounds package to handle this. In the documentation for the latter, it explains compounds can ...
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How to reference subfigure in caption

I used to have code like this: \caption{In \subref{fig:foo:a} you can see...}. Now I switched to using memoirs subtop/subbottom command instead of \subfigure. How can I refer to that subfigure? As a ...
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Caption on tabular environment

I have got codes like the following (generated by Kile). How can I add a caption. I guess I should have used the table environment. Is there any solution now? ...
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\caption works in one file but not another

Hi I'm trying to display an image with a caption; the parent file (CODE1) calls the chapter file (CODE2) and the .sty file (CODE3). Here is the the "chapter" file... call it CODE1 ...
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Why won't this macro work in a \caption?

I created a macro to easily shift into typewriter mode, ala markdown or fancyvrb's "short verbatim" command. It works everywhere but in \captions. In that case, TeX fails saying I've exceeded ...
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A style prevents me from setting \belowcaptionskip, how do I change that?

I am writing a paper using the llncs style (Springer lecture notes for computer science). Using the default formatting, the distance between and the caption and the caption and the table is very big, ...
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\gls inside caption without protect

Is it possible to use \gls (from the glossaries package) inside a caption without \protecting it every single time? The glossaries package says the \gls command is not fragile... but I get errors ...
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figure/table caption formatting without packages

I am writing a document which needs to have tables and figures. Normally for formatting the caption of figures/tables I use \renewcommand{\@makecaption} But it affects both tables and figures ...
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How to \ref to subcaption numbers (a, b) when using memoirs subcaptions?

How can I get references to subcaption numbers when using memoir? In this example: \documentclass{memoir} \newsubfloat{figure} \begin{document} \chapter{Lorem} \section{ipsum} \begin{figure}[b] ...
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Can I easily reformat a document to place figure legends on a separate page?

I am submitting an article to a journal with the following requirement: Figure legends should be listed one after the other, as part of the text document, separate from the figure files. ...
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Caption will not go above table with chemstyle [closed]

Caption refuses to go above the table, even when it is called before tabular environment. A similar issue is mentioned in threads elsewhere, and it has been mentioned in the chemstyle documentation ...
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Figure and table numbers in caption are terminated by a period and semicolon

I'd like help redefining the Table and Figure captions. Currently both Table and Figure numbers are terminated by a period and colon. For example, \caption{Foo bar} Produces the text, Table 1.: ...
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Caption on the side of a figure

Can anyone tell me how to get my caption on side of my figure, and at the same time aligned with the top of my figure?
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How to limit the figure caption width?

Figure captions seem to wrap at the page width. How could I make them wrap at the figure width instead? Currently, they can easily be mistaken for normal text. \begin{figure}[!htb] \begin{center ...
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Persistent change of caption width in memoir

How do you persistently change caption width in memoir? I know you can use \changecaptionwidth followed by a \captionwidth{...}, but that only works within a float and I don't want to have to specify ...
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Framed text with a float in it

I'd like to frame the text between \startfoo and \stopfoo, but there is a float in it. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \startfoo \begin{figure}[h] some float with a \caption{...} ...
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How to suppress caption numbering in a table?

How can the auto-numbering on table captions be suppressed? For example, I have a table: \section{Data} \begin{table}[h] \setlength{\arrayrulewidth}{1.5px} \centering \begin{tabular}{lcccc} ...
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Table caption should be left aligned

How to make table caption left-aligned. I tried \usepackage[singlelinecheck=off]{caption} but it did not work out. In other words it gives an error: \DeclareFloatFont ...
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remove colon from table name

I'm using two-column article document class. Long table Name is displayed in the following format: Table 1: table caption goes here. But I want to change in this way: Table 1 table caption ...
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Suggestion of activities calendar in LaTeX

Is there any way to make a kind of activities calendar to put five activities per month in LaTeX, what would you recommend to make it look nice. Something like: Month Activities ...