# [texhax] Table caption in bold "Table 3: blah blah"

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Wed Aug 27 11:23:07 CEST 2008

On  27 Aug, 2008, at 03:56, Simmie, John wrote:

> Hi: I need to force Table captions into bold in an LaTeX article style
> so
> \renewcommand{\tablename}{\textbf{Table}}% Forces Table into bold
> Does the first bit right but how do I get the Table number in bold?

It would be a lot easier for you to use the caption package. It lets
you modify every element of captions for both tables and figures.
Chances are you already have it; so

texdoc caption

If you don't,

http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/caption/

Best,

Axel