{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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Styling a lstlisting caption using caption package

I'd like to style a caption in a specific way, but I can't seem to figure out the proper settings to do so. First off, I'd like to change the label from "Listing" to "Algorithm" when I use ...
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Uppercase until end of group

In LaTeX, all font commands have two versions, one requires an argument (\textbf, \textit, \textsc etc), other changes the font until the end of group (\bfseries, \itshape, \scshape etc). The latter ...
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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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Adding text between figure number and its punctuations

We are using the below definition to get the figure numberings automatically \renewcommand\thefigure{\@arabic\c@figure} \def\fnum@figure{\figurename~\thefigure} The output is as shown below: ...
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Numbering a figure with a symbol in a way that is compatible with \label and \ref

In a long paper, full of figures labeled as usual, there are two figures which I would like to single out and label with symbols. For instance, I would like to have them labeled Figure $\dag$ and ...
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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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Problem with subcaption spacing

When using the subcaption package to place tables1 side-by-side, the spacing between a table and its subtable caption is too small if the table caption is placed above the tables and the subtable ...
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\footnotetext on different page from \footnotemark

I was forced to use \footnotetext and \footnotemark on because I needed a footnote in a couple of captions. Of the three times this is done in the article: one works fine, the second appears on the ...
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How to align caption with table? [duplicate]

\documentclass[letterpaper,12pt]{article} \begin{document} \begin{table} \caption{Test test test test test} \begin{tabular}{c c c c} \hline\noalign{\smallskip} $V_{a}$ & $B$ & $r$ & ...
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LuaTeX callback for single line captions

I am using LuaTeX and its associated callbacks (pre_linebreak_filter, post_linebreak_filter and mlist_to_hlist) to analyze lines and paragraphs during typesetting of a pdf document. This works fine ...
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Missing number, treated as zero

A follow-up question to this one Aligning subcaptions with tikz pictures vertically This is the code I am using, worked to a pretty minimal scenario: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{float, ...
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Table caption align top-right

How I can align caption for table like this? Current code: \begin{table}[h] \caption{} \centering \begin{tabular}{|l|r|r|l|} \hline № & X & Y & Время ...
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Multiline figure caption centering

How to center a figure caption that's too long for a single line? Or at least, make the text in other lines line-up with text after "Slika 1:". It currently looks like this
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Remove colon in the caption of a figure without using caption package

I know that I can Remove colon in the caption of a figure if the caption is empty when I simply use the caption package. But let's say I am using a journal-specific class (e.g. elsarticle) that has ...
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Consecutive caption numbers without chngcntr?

As many before me I need consecutive caption numbers for figures and tables instead of chapter-based numbers like Figure 1.2. I use scrreprt and the caption-package for my document. I also need roman ...
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No caption but entry in list of figures

Now, there are many 'solutions' for this problem on the internet, but they all seem a bit messy to me. Like for e.g. this one: Link to ' Community' Is there a proper solution for this? As this is ...
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How to label a figure?

I understand how to put a caption on a figure, I'd do something like, \begin{figure}[h] ...put figure here... \label{figure1}\caption{this is a figure} \end{figure} and the caption reads, ...
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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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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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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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How do I make the list of figures use an automatically shortened version of the caption?

Many of my captions are quite long and appear as 5 or more lines in the list of figures. To save me the effort of using the optional argument in the caption are there any packages that can produce ...
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Want to add a string left of “Figure” in caption

Ok I need to redefine caption and probably some other things to do something like \caption{code}{caption string} So when a figure is made (code) Figure #: caption string comes out code will be a ...
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How to change listing caption?

I have some listings that contain pseudo-code of algorithms. And I use this: \lstset{caption={Descriptive Caption Text},label=DescriptiveLabel} to add captions to them. My problem is that the ...
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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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Layout with captions in margin and margin notes

Questions summed up below! I want to convert a number of old (read: ugly self-coded html) tutorials into pdfs. They are still read by people, so I think it's worth the effort. The other reasons: ...
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How to change “Listing 1. Caption” to “Figure 1. Caption”?

I have a listing like so: \lstset{language=Python,caption={Caption}} \begin{lstlisting} some Python code goes here \end{lstlisting} In the PDF this appears as Listing 1. Caption. How can I make it ...
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Hyperlink's bad navigation of sub-figures on click

I am using hyperref package to have hyperlinks automatically generated for figures, equations, table of contents, etc... My problem is if I have a big figure consisting of sub-figures and then have a ...
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How to get caption above listing with minted?

I'm using the minted package. How can I get the caption to show before the code in the document? \documentclass[a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{minted} \begin{document} \begin{listing}[H] ...
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Algorithm2e caption above code

I can't seem to figure out how to place a caption at the beginning of an algorithm2e pseudo code. I know it's possible with the ruled environment, but I don't want those lines at the top and the ...
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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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How to change caption color for a color theme in beamerposter?

I am facing a problem. In my poster, I use a color theme, for that reason in figure caption comes with green color, that is quite invisible. Is it possible to change the color? \documentclass[final, ...
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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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Hyphenation in listings captions doesn't work correctly

I have the problem that automatic hyphenation in listings caption doesn't work if automatic linebreaking is activated. It works if I set breaklines=false or captionpos=t, which is weird. Is there a ...
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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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subfig caption spacing

How do I reduce the vertical space between a caption of a subfigure and the image of that subfigure? I tried: \subfigure[\vspace{-0.2in} caption words] doesn't seem to do anything.
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Align position of a table exactly to another one

I have a problem. I just made a table which was very wide, so I decided to split it into two smaller ones. Turned out the 2nd half is a little bit smaller in width than the first one. Now I want these ...
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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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Centering a subcaption

I have three figures that I want to place next to each other. That is fine. In addition, however, each subfigure has a caption on its own and the crucial thing with these is that I have to have two ...
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Change caption width together with subfloat

In the following code the package that give the problems is \usepackage[font=small,format=plain,labelfont=bf,up,textfont=it,up,width=0.85\textwidth]{caption} What I want to do is change ...
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Controlling the subcaption space in memoir

Memoir provides these two declarations to control the vertical space surrounding a subcaption: \tightsubcaptions \loosesubcaptions I was wondering if there is a way to control this spacing more ...
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Citations in captions as separate argument

Whenever I include a table of a figure in my research papers, I cite the source of the information in the caption itself. However, I don't want this citation to appear in the List of figures/tables. ...
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display the caption of a figure as if it was a subfigure

I know how to use the subfig package to fit many subfigures (each with its own caption) into a larger figure (with a general caption). I know how to use the sidecap package, the put a figure's ...
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subcaption: remove page number from lof

I use the caption and subcaption package as shown in the example below: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{subcaption} \captionsetup[subfigure]{list=true} \begin{document} ...
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Remove footnote marks from \listoftables

I'm using footnote marks in my table captions like this: \caption{This is title\protect\footnotemark with a foot note} and then I just use a \footnotetext{Closer explanation...} . This works just ...
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Produce PDFs with only the figures/tables without captions and with only the captions without figures/tables

I'm submitting the final copy of a journal paper and got the following requirements: Camera-ready copies of all figures and tables in a single pdf/ps file (that is, produce a single ps/pdf file ...
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combining listings and tufte-book, listings caption on tufte's margin

I am not very familiar with all latex details, but I'd like to use the listings package in a tufte-book document. However, the listings package places its captions above or below the listing and I ...
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How to localize label using algorithm and algorithmic packages

I am writing a paper in Italian and I need to include pseudo code in my latex document so I am currently using the algorithm and algorithmic packages. At the top of every algorithm the label Algorithm ...
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How to place subfigure caption on the side?

Is there some way to tell subfig package to place subfigure captions to the left or to the right of subfigures? There is sidecap package which does it for the main captions, but it does not affect ...
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Legend in caption

It may be a bit difficult sometimes to deal with the legend of a figure in a LaTeX document. Depending on the context, you may have to place the legend over the existing curves because of a lack of ...
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Indent further paragraphs in the caption of a table

I have a little problem how to create a caption to my table. It looks ok as of now, but I would like to indent the heading of a new paragraph. Also right now, I cannot even create a new paragraph ...