# Latex Figure caption [closed]

I am using overleaf.com for writing a paper in IEEE trans template. I use the following code for figure:

\begin{figure}[h]

\centering

\includegraphics[scale=0.1]{ABC}

\caption{ABC}

\label{fig_sim}

\end{figure}


The problem I am facing is, after compiling it, the caption is like "Fig. 1 : ABC". But what I need is "Fig. 1. ABC". That is replacing the full colon with a full stop. I used the command \figurename{ABC} instead of \caption but it didn't solve my problem as the figure number is not shown after I compile.

Can anyone help in this regard?

## closed as off-topic by user31729, Stefan Pinnow, TeXnician, Phelype Oleinik, SebastianoJan 5 at 12:58

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• Welcome to TeX.SE \figurename is just printing Figure and has no argument. \figurename{ABC} is printing Figure followed by the non-argument ABC. You need the caption package for example, with \captionsetup[figure]{labelsep=period} – user31729 Jan 4 at 8:12
• I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because the issue could be solved in comments – user31729 Jan 5 at 11:34