I am writing my thesis and I have included a figure in the title page which i don't want to show up in the List of Figures. This is easily done but then the first figure in the main document is number 2 in the LoF like shown below:enter image description here

Is there a fix for this? I tried to look for a command that would reset/manipulate the Figure numbering but I didn't find one. I use \listoffigures to create the LoF and I print it after the input of the title page like this:




% print table of contents (ToC)

% list of figures

I am sorry I don't include more code but it is very long and I don't think it will make a difference. Thank you in advance for the help.

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    Simple solution: Do not use a caption if you don't need it. Just put the text Figure: Title below/above your figure. – TeXnician Jun 10 '17 at 10:44
  • @ TeXnician, the figure in the title page has no caption nor label – nico Jun 10 '17 at 10:52
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    What for do you need a figure environment on a titlepage? Just use \includegraphics on its own. – TeXnician Jun 10 '17 at 10:53
  • Excuse my ignorance I didn't know I could have an image outside a figure environment. You can just post that as an answer since it worked, or erase the question. – nico Jun 10 '17 at 11:14

In LaTeX you include graphics using \includegraphics. If you need caption and label you either use \captionof or a figure environment (latter floats and therefore is better for automatic positioning).

However, for a picture on a titlepage it's mostly unnecessary to have a caption as you probably won't write a caption under your institution's logo, f.i. Hence you can just use \includegraphics without figure and you're done.


If there is a need of a figure environment, use the caption package and its \caption* macro in order to generate the caption but prevent addition of entries to the List of Figures.



    \caption*{The Duck}


\caption{Another duck}

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