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How do I access float's name (e.g. for use with caption*)?

I would like to access the current name of the float. In the float package manual, I've read that command \floatname{<float name>}{<new name>} works by redefining \fname@<float ...
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Change caption name of an appendix

I want to change the caption name of a figure for an appendix. For example I have \caption{This is a supplemental figure.} and by default the caption appears as Figure 1: This is a supplemental ...
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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 change caption from “Figure #:” to “Appendix #:” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change the name of document elements like “Figure”, “Contents”, “Bibliography” etc.? I was using minipage in LaTeX for my appendices in one of my English ...
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Unset caption preface for figure [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change caption name of figures I have a caption and it reads Figure 1: etc.... I would like to replace "Figure" with "Image". I think the answer is similar to my ...
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\renewcommand\tablename{name} does not work

I am completely noobie in LaTeX. I need to change table name in all captions. But when I write \renewcommand\tablename{newname} at the beginning of document, it doesn't do anything. It's still "Table" ...
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Regarding Changing Captions and Including Them in Different Lists of Interest

I have created several large tables in Excel and MATLAB. Since it is very time-consuming to manually copy and paste these tables in LaTeX, I would like to include them as figures in LaTeX. I would ...
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How to make a float that is not labelled 'Figure' but 'Listing'

I would to include my listings as floats, pretty much as Figures, but I don't want to call them Figures. I want to call them listings. How can I do that?
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Abbreviate “figure” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change caption name of figures I'm using scrbook for the document class. Is there an easy way to abbreviate "Figure 1" in order to have "Fig. 1" ? The proposed answer ...
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CJK package and \figurename

I'm using the cjk package to typeset a Japanese document, but somehow can't change the \figurename into CJK. I tried in the preamble, \renewcommand{\figurename}{図} but it only give me an empty ...
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Change caption name of figures

How can I modify the caption name of a figure? For example I have \caption{This is a figure.} and by default the caption appears as Figure 1: This is a figure. However I want Fig.1 - This ...
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Rename “Algorithm” to “Listing”

Background Syntax-highlighted source code image listings are being used as Algorithm floats with the lst: prefix for captions. Problem The following LaTeX code in the preamble renames the caption ...
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Why can't I use \newfloat more than once?

I've found the float package, which lets me specify \newfloat{program}{...} to get other named floats than Table and Figure. However, if I try to use this more than once, I get a cryptic error: ! You ...