# [texhax] custom \listoffigures

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Sat Oct 30 23:52:28 CEST 2004

>>>>> "ian" == ian lee <ianlee at usc.edu> writes:

> I need to customize \listoffigures

> My thesis advisor demands that the list of figures must show only
> one sentence/phrase per figure. At the same time he demands long
> captions that completely describes the figure and sometimes how to
> derive the figure or replicate the experiment.

> How do I tell LaTex to take only the first sentence of each figure
> caption for the list of figures?

\caption[first sentence]{first sentence, second sentence, ... }

Regards,
Reinhard

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