[OS X TeX] tables

Piet van Oostrum piet at cs.uu.nl
Thu May 11 09:37:30 EDT 2006

>>>>> Scott Cunningham <scunning at gmail.com> (SC) wrote:

>SC> I am writing a book, of sorts.  I want to include figures and tables  which
>SC> are prefixed by the chapter to which they belong.  Is there a  way to do
>SC> either of the following:

>SC> 1.  Create chapter-specific appendices, which are prefixed by "Table  1.x,"
>SC>     "Table 2.x," "Table 3.x" for Chapters 1, 2 and 3 (respectively)?

>From the first paragraph I understand that you want the table/figure
numbers to be prefixed by the chapter number. This can be done with:
However, the second paragraphs I don't understand. You want to create
appendices in which the tables are collected? Is "Table 1.x" the name of
the appendix? What is the "x"?

>SC> 2.  If not a chapter-specific appendix, how does one create these  kinds of
>SC>     tables to float within the chapter alone?

I also failed to understand the above. Do you mean you have an appendix
belonging to a chapter, and you don't want the tables to float into the
appendix? In that case look up placeins.sty and \FloatBarrier.
Piet van Oostrum <piet at cs.uu.nl>
URL: http://www.cs.uu.nl/~piet [PGP 8DAE142BE17999C4]
Private email: piet at vanoostrum.org
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