Nancy Allison wrote:
> My List of Figures includes a caption that is very long. (Engineers
> need to write an entire encyclopedia entry in each caption, and I
> been able to dissuade them.)
> I put soft returns in the actual caption in the text, so that is
> like this:
> Simplified Equivalent Circuits of a Dielectric, Showing the
> Various Parameters of Current as a Function of Test Voltage
> (Parallel R/C Network)
> It shows up in the List of Figures like this (should align correctly
> your email is set to Plain Text):
> Figure 1.6 Blah blah blah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . .
> . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-8
> Figure 1.7 Simplified Equivalent Circuits of a Dielectric, Showing
> Various Parameters of Current as a Function of Test
> (Parallel R/C Network)>1-9
> I've checked on the Reference page. Both figure 1.6 and 1.7 above use
> same reference page entry. No other tab interferes with the proper
> placement of the page number. So why doesn't 1-9 appear under 1-8?
In the ref page entry, put multiple tab characters between <$paratext>
and <$chapnum> -- at least one for each line in your longest caption.
Each time a line of text in the pgf moves past that tab position, it
"burns" one of the tab characters. So you've "run out," as it were. :-)
Richard G. Combs
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