I am using the IEEE conference format for my paper. The captions of the tables should be like

TABLE I. Caption

but they appear like



I have tried

\usepackage{caption}% http://ctan.org/pkg/caption

but it changes the whole style of the caption.

Is there another way of doing this without changing the style?


  • Please provide MWE @user8724849
    – Biki Teron
    Nov 23, 2017 at 9:56

1 Answer 1


You can patch \@makecaption. But be aware that such journal styles are like the journal wants them and you normally shouldn't change the style.


a table

  • Thank you. This fixes the problem. I know that I shouldn't tamper with the conference format but I think the*.cls they provided is faulty because when I compile the tex, the output file doesn't look like the template (microsoft word file) they have provided. Nov 24, 2017 at 7:25

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