[OS X TeX] Figure captions

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri May 5 10:37:09 EDT 2006

On May 5, 2006, at 9:25 AM, Themis Matsoukas wrote:

> The journal I'm submitting to wants a list of figure captions  
> separately from the graphics. So I removed the graphics and was  
> left a series of four "empty" figures that looked like
> \begin{figure}
> \caption{blah...}
> \label{fig:foo}
> \end{figure}
> so that I don't mess up the \ref{fig:foo} in the text. The problem  
> is that latex places 3 of my 4 captions on one page and moves the  
> fourth to the next page. My captions are few lines each, so there's  
> more than enough room to fit them on page. I finally got around  
> this by creating an enumerate environment, copy/pasting the  
> captions, etc.  but this entirely defies the premise that such  
> manual labor is most suited for machines, not humans.
> Is there a graceful way to produce a list of figure captions on a  
> (single) page?
> Themis


Maybe the endfloat package might help.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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