Questions tagged [naming]

{naming} is about naming files, document elements, or their underlying {macros}. Use {naming} in addition to other tags specifying what should be named.

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Change caption name of figures

How can I modify the caption name of a figure? For example I have \caption{This is a figure.} and by default the caption appears as Figure 1: This is a figure. However I want Fig.1 - This is ...
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How can I change the “References” to “Reference” in the thebibliography environment?

My problem is that I have only one reference. So I would like the head of this part to appear "Reference" instead of commonly "References". More generally, could we change the title "References" to an ...
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Renaming the bibliography page using BibTeX

Is there a way to rename (or do away with the name of) the bibliography page that is output using BibTeX? If so, is the name dependent on the bibliographystyle, or is it something inherent within the ...
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How to change captions and dots?

I've received my master thesis from proofreader. I've received a lot of small things to fix but they're defined inside my document class which is report. How to change caption name from "Table" to ...
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What is the right way to redefine macros defined by babel?

If I want to use the babel package and redefine a macro such as \contentsname, what is the right way to go about this? Just putting \renewcommand in the preamble doesn't work. This sort of works \...
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Redefining the label used in captions

You can redefine your caption labels with e.g. \renewcommand{\figurename}{Fig.}. Is there a way to do it just for certain figures/tables? I have an appendix and I would like to make figures/tables as ...
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Rename “Algorithm” to “Listing”

Background Syntax-highlighted source code image listings are being used as Algorithm floats with the lst: prefix for captions. Problem The following LaTeX code in the preamble renames the caption ...
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BibTeX: change field labels

I currently have a BibTeX entry for a book, of which I want to cite a section, like this: @inbook{..., chapter = {1}, ...} During the output of the bibliography, this will be printed as ..., ...
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\autoref should call sections within the appendix “appendix” not “section”

I make use of autoref thoughout my now rather long document. I have an appendix with sections, though currently a small number, so changes could be made here. I want references in my document to ...
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Why can't I use \newfloat more than once?

I've found the float package, which lets me specify \newfloat{program}{...} to get other named floats than Table and Figure. However, if I try to use this more than once, I get a cryptic error: ! You ...

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