[lug] Changing LaTeX labeling of Figures and Tables

The Matt thompsma at colorado.edu
Wed Jan 21 11:29:58 MST 2004

On Wed, 2004-01-21 at 11:23, J. Wayde Allen wrote:
> Anyone know how to change the punctuation used by LaTeX when labeling
> figures and tables?  The default article style seems to be:
>    Figure 1:  Caption
> However, to comply with an specific publication style I need to change
> this to:
>    Figure 1. Caption

Oy.  Well, this should be done in the publications style file.  If not,
a Google search turned up:


but I believe the caption package is easier.  Try:


That should work.
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