{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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Use caption and long description for figure

I want to have to following text at my figures: << FIGURE >> Figure 1: Title of my figure which is displayed in the list of figures Here in a new line a long description about the figure, ...
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List of figures with sources

What is the best way to place the source of images in my document? I have some images and they are shown in the \listoffigures like expected, but how can/should I point out where they come from? ...
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How to Label and Caption a Tikzpicture inside a tabular environment

What is the correct way to label and captionize a tkizpicture inside a tabular environment? (Since figures are not allowed inside a tabular) Excerpt from my .tex: \begin{tabular}{l r} & ...
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How can I make the width of the caption match that of the listing?

How can I fix the captions width to match the listing? As in the picture below: Code is here: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{listings} ...
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How to change the order of words in a caption?

I'd like to change the order of word in the captions of figures and tables. Instead of Figure 1 , I'd like to use 1. ábra. How can I do this? Thank you in advance
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Caption positioned at the side of the figure

I would like to have the caption of the Figure on the side of the figure. Plus I want to control caption width. Also, caption and Figure should be aligned all the way to the left and right of the ...
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How to use caption and label in grammar environment?

I can't manage to add a caption and a label to my grammar environment: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{syntax} \grammarindent 80pt \begin{document} \begin{grammar} <condition> ::= "$" ...
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IEEEtran, subfig clash?

The following code which uses the IEEEtran class, and subfig produces compile errors like, "argument of caption has an extra }", or "TeX capacity exceeded" etc. But the moment I comment out the ...
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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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minted's listing environment with hyperref and caption package together

I use the minted package for code highlight. I use its listing environment. I also use the hyperref package to provide links all through my document: figures, tables, listings, etc. If I import the ...
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Make caption look right in greek

i'm having trouble trying to make a caption look right. I want to write in Greek the "figure" name, that is, "Σχήμα". The problem is after I put \addto{\captionsenglish}{ ...
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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 to layout four figures with floatrow, two of them vertically?

how can I get a layout like the one below in my document? _____________ _____________ _______________ |Big Picture1| |Big Picture2| |Small Picture1| | | | | |______________| | ...
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Equal spacing for figures and listings

I want to include figures and listings in my document and I want them to have the same spacings to text and captions. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,openany,parskip,oneside,ngerman,headsepline]{scrbook} ...
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\protect on \rule in \caption does not work

I would like to put a \rulecommand inside a caption. Classical solution is supposed to be \protect{} but that's not working. I still get Error: Argument of \@caption has an extra }. Why? Here is a ...
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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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How not to show a label under a graph using subfloat — restart numbering of labels

I have this code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[caption=false]{subfig} \graphicspath{{/folder/images/}} \title{} ...
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Add a figure title and x-axis label to a figure matrix created using pdfpages

Background I previously asked: Can I convert a 16 page pdf into an 8x2 matrix in LaTeX? I ended up creating a 3x5 matrix of images from a 15 page pdf by compiling a document "foo.tex": ...
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changing the position of a caption

I have a code for putting a figure: \begin{figure} \includegraphics{some_narrow_and_tall_image.pdf} \caption{caption of the figure which can be pretty long} \end{figure} The page format is ...
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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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\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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Captions for tables included via pdfpages

I have a large number of multipage longtables as independent pdfs. I am including these pdfs in my main document using the pdfpages package. My code for including the PDFs currently looks like this: ...
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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 ...
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How do I make figure captions span multiple pages?

How do I make figure captions span multiple pages? I have a very long caption for a figure and would like it to carry on to the next page. EDIT: I would like this to work in both one sided and two ...
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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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centering caption of a figure

I want to put the caption of my figure in the center but I can't do that. when I put my figure in the center the caption is also in the center but when the caption is too long and there is a return to ...
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Caption issue when placing figure side by side

I placed 2 figures side by side using the minipage method from this post, and the figures look perfectly fine. However, the caption of the right figure stick out into the margin, why is that and how ...
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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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Caption without text below "Figure''

I have a problem with captions. I'm new to LaTeX and I don't know English names of "this". I want to have something like: Figure X.X: bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla etc. ...
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Invisible listing captions

Short version: how can I make a listing's caption show up in the List of Listings but not in the body of the document where the listing is? I'm writing a university report, and many of my subsections ...
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How to insert a picture without the name “figure”

I am trying to put a figure with a subtitle but without the name "figure". For example: 'This is a triangle' and not put the name "Figure": 'Figure: This is a triangle' I tried: 1. ...
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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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Remove citation from List of Figures

I have list of figures page. Some of these figures' captions have citation. How can I remove the citation from the list of figures page and keep the citation on the normal pages ? Regards ...
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How can I turn off table and figure captions?

I am using my figures and tables both in report documents, where I want them to have caption text, an in presentations made with Beamer, where I want them to not have a caption text. I am using the ...
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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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'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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Indenting the first line of figure captions

I want to create a small indentation in the first line of figure captions, similar to the way LaTeX indents the first line of paragraphs. The caption package does not seem to support this. Is it ...
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Draw tikzpicture in figure caption

I want to make a small tikzpicture inside the caption of a figure, I namely want to create a legend of a plot in the caption. I have read section 4.9.6 Legends with \label and \ref from the pgfplots ...
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Table caption very skinny

I have a table like this: \begin{table} \centering \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{c|c|c|c} Data set & Image size & Hole size (pix) & Total time\\ \hline Mailbox & 459 $\times$ 489 ...
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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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How to make the table caption look smaller

I am new to the world of LaTeX and I am trying make my correlation table look nice. My LaTeX code is below: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{geometry} ...
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Caption number increases by two for every inclusion

I am trying to typeset my captions in margin using marginpar and captionof. Here is what I get by the MWE. Note the wrong caption numbers. The first caption is included using macro \fixedmarginpar ...
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caption package doesn't recognize font=doublespacing?

The journal I'm targetting requires "doublespaced" figure captions, and posts like these http://www.latex-community.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=45&t=4187 made me try out the caption package. I ...
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How to give any figure a caption based on its horizontal size?

I have figures in both portrait and landscape and of various sizes. I'm trying to find a leeway to give any figure a caption based on its horizontal size. In my thesis.cls file, I've already set a ...
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Space after float with [h]

this is my first time here, and I have this question: I'm writing my thesis, that includes many tables and figures in a float environment, with the caption at the end of it. I defined the space ...
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Table heading too low if on the top of the page

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{document} \lipsum[1] \clearpage \begin{table}[htbp]% \centering% \caption{Test ...
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Raggedright and caption package

I am trying to format my tables and figures' captions with the caption package. What I want is the caption label separated from the caption text by a new line and both of them completly to the left ...
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Multiple listings styles

In using the listings package, how can I have a distinct \lstlistingname value for each type of listing. Lets say my document has C++, R and Pseudo listings, and I would like the \lstlistingname ...
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Figure and table side by side with common caption

I'm not a LaTeX expert, and I want to align a table and a figure side by side, with a common caption; the table and the figure should be aligned to the bottom, too. I tried this: \begin{figure} ...