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How to include a PDF in a document and getting an entry of it into the list of tables? I have three doc (pdf) contain tables I would like to put them on latex (include them as an only table and put caption "summary table" just one caption at the end, how to do this please and how to add the title of my table (page as well) on my list of tables

\includegraphics{tableofcontentmanually/file1.pdf}
\includegraphics{tableofcontentmanually/file2.pdf}
\includegraphics{tableofcontentmanually/file3.pdf}

here is my tables on pdfs :) thank you for your time and considerationtables

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Assuming the tables in the pdf are already cropped to the correct size:

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{graphicx}

\begin{document}

\listoftables

\begin{table}
\includegraphics[scale=1]{example-image}
\caption{test}
\end{table}

\end{document}

enter image description here

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  • thank you for your time and consideration :) it works well just how to minimize the space between the title and the the pdf I have imported ( the table !) and thank you again dear samcarter
    – mirette
    Commented Jul 14, 2017 at 20:03
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    @mirette As a quick hack you could try \vspace*{-0.5cm}, but this is just a guess. If you want an helpful answer, we would need a MWE and see how your table looks like, for example is the pdf cropped exactly to the table or is there whitespace around ... Commented Jul 14, 2017 at 20:06
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With pdfpages and its addtolist option, say addtolist={1,table,My wonderful table,table::wonderfultable} in order to add the first page of a .pdf file to the list of tables, give it the caption My wonderful table and the label table::wonderfultable which works with \ref as well then.

This works for any float like figure etc.

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{pdfpages}
\begin{document}

\listoftables


See \ref{table::wonderfultable}



\includepdf[scale=0.5,addtolist={1,table,My wonderful table,table::wonderfultable}]{7}

\end{document}

enter image description here

The 7.pdf file is generated from

\documentclass{article}

\usepackage{blindtext}

\begin{document}
\section{Beginning \jobname}
\blindtext[50]
\end{document}
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  • dear Christian excuse me what could be the reason I have not get the title of the table ( caption in the bottom, is it with no caption !! ) and thank you for your essay am really very gratefull :)
    – mirette
    Commented Jul 14, 2017 at 20:02
  • @mirette: Sorry, I don't understand. The included table pdf. does not have a caption by using \includepdf. The caption is the title in the List of Tables.
    – user31729
    Commented Jul 14, 2017 at 20:21
  • yeah but It does not appear under my imported pdf ! it is okey it appears on my list of tables but there is no title under my the imported pdf
    – mirette
    Commented Jul 14, 2017 at 20:39

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