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

Wed Aug 27 11:33:10 CEST 2008

```Simmie, John :

> 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?
> Thanks, John
>

that is the wrong way to do it. Use the caption package instead.
Everything is explained in the caption package manual.

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