Changing Figure Labelling in LyX

Dr Eberhard W Lisse nospam at lisse.NA
Fri Mar 19 06:16:03 UTC 2021


this is a LaTeX issue, and if asked on a LaTeX related forum
Usenet's comp.text.tex or Stackexchange might yield better

Google is also you friend.


On 2021-03-18 20:13 , 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.
> Cheers,
> Philippe Burden

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