Changing Figure Labelling in LyX
Paul A. Rubin
parubin73 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 18 19:40:53 UTC 2021
On 3/18/21 2:13 PM, Philippe Burden wrote:
> To whomever this may concern,
> I have recently started using LyX to write scientific papers for my
> undergraduate degree. In writing one of my reports, I found myself
> wanting to change the way the figures are labelled. I have managed to
> change the figure labelling from “Figure 1, Figure 2, Figure 3…” to
> labelling per section “Figure 1.1, Figure 1.2, Figure 2.1…” However, I
> was wondering if there was a way to change it to say “Fig. 1.1”,
> instead of “Figure 1.1”
> I’ve also changed the size of the font inside the caption to be
> smallest. This works great, no issues. However, the figure label
> itself does not change in size. It simply shows “Figure 1.1: Blah Blah
> Blah, this is only an example…”. Is there a way to make the size of
> the label match that of the caption.
> Thank in advance to anyone who can help me.
> Philippe Burden
As someone with old eyes, I feel that I should discourage you from using
"smallest" as the size for captions. That said, if you have the LaTeX
'caption' package installed, you can put the following in your preamble:
I think that will do what you want.
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