# [OS X TeX] Tables in different typeface

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Thu Mar 12 17:48:13 CET 2009

On  12 Mar, 2009, at 10:34, Nathan Paxton wrote:

> 	Hi all,
>
> 	Is there a way to change the default typeface of a table? In my
> document, I generally set the main text as roman, but I prefer to
> have the tables in sans-serif. I know I can set each table
> individually, with a \textsf{} block, but is there a way to redefine
> things in the preamble or somewhere so that tables set in sans-serif
> automatically?

Use the wonderful caption package:

texdoc caption-eng

It's really easy to use and configure anything that has to do with
figure and table captions.

Best

Axel