The following fails to compile:



giving the following error:

! Argument of \@caption has an extra }.
<inserted text> 
l.11 \caption{\lipsum[1]}

I assume the problem is related to this (and this), but here I don't have nested square brackets.

What am I doing wrong?

  • 2
    No issues with this MWE on up to date TeXLive 2019. BTW you can always use \lipsum*[1], it will not emit a \par at the end.
    – daleif
    Dec 9 '19 at 13:01
  • Use \LipsumPar: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \caption{\LipsumPar{1}} \end{figure} \end{document}.
    – user194703
    Dec 9 '19 at 13:04
  • Thanks both. On my installation (TeXLive 2018) \lipsum*[1] gives the same error, and LipsumPar gives Undefined control sequence.
    – Roly
    Dec 9 '19 at 13:06
  • 1
    I always use \blindtext (blindtext package) in caption. Dec 9 '19 at 13:28

Try with this one.



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