I have a listing like so:

some Python code goes here

In the PDF this appears as Listing 1. Caption. How can I make it appear as Figure 1. Caption? It is worth mentioning that mixing real figures and listings has to keep consistent figure numbering.


I think it's appropriate to use a little trick here: don't set the caption in the lstlisting environment, but enclose the listing in figure and use \caption:





  \caption{Hello World}
  print "Hello World!"


This way you can mix real figures and listings while keeping consistent figure numbering.

  • Excellent, worked perfectly. I tried putting it in figures before but it didn't do any good because I didn't move the captions. – Adam Jun 2 '11 at 7:26

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