# [texhax] Question about Figures, Large Captions and Margins

Paul Isambert zappathustra at free.fr
Fri Feb 5 10:49:48 CET 2010

Well, my previous answer won't work actually since fltpage redefines
\caption on each occurrence of a figure.
So what you should do instead is:

\def\Caption#1{%
\caption{\vbox
#1}}%
}

Paul

Eugene Bolotin a écrit :
> Dear Texhax,
> I have a tricky problem,
> I am writing a dissertation and the format has to be as follows.
> If the figure has a large caption, and the figure + caption cannot fit
> onto one page,
> you are allowed to put the caption on one page, and the figure on the next page.
> However, apparently the caption will be printed "facing" the figure,
> so the caption margins
> need to mirror the figure margins. The required margins for my
> dissertation are 1.5 inch on the left
> and 1 inch on the right. But for the caption on its own page the
> margins should be 1 inch on left and 1.5 inch on right.
> I have a lot of these figures. I managed to make the caption have its
> own page with package "fltpage" but am stuck on the margin part.
> Any help on how to achieve this would be greatly appreciated.
> I am using Miktex 2.8 for windows.
> Thanks a lot,
> EB
>
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