[OS X TeX] Tweaking Figure label

Alan Munn amunn at msu.edu
Wed Feb 7 12:12:14 EST 2007

At 7:37 AM -0800 2/7/07, John B. Thoo wrote:
>Hi.  I'm sorry if this is not the right forum to ask this question.  
>You may direct me to the right forum.
>A journal wants the figure label in the caption to be in bold, but 
>the reference to the figure in normal text.  I can accomplish the 
>former by editing "article.cls"
>   change   \renewcommand \thefigure {\@arabic\c at figure}
>   to       \renewcommand \thefigure {\textbf{\@arabic\c at figure}}
>   change   \newcommand\figurename{Figure}
>   to       \newcommand\figurename{\textbf{Figure}}
>But then, when I use \ref, the figure number in the text is in bold 
>also.  How do I get out of this dilemma?

Use the caption package.  Much easier and plays well with others.



Alan Munn 
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