# [texhax] subtables within a table on different pages

Nina Mazumdar nina.mazumdar at gmail.com
Tue Jun 17 16:53:44 CEST 2008

On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 5:55 PM, Arvind Marathe <bahuroopi at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 9:51 AM, Nina Mazumdar <nina.mazumdar at gmail.com> wrote:

[...]

> Thanks a lot Nina. This seems to work. Only a small doubt, is it
> possible to have a caption for the whole \subtables?
> Right now, I have something like:
>
> Table 1a: Caption whatever
> Table 1b: Caption whatever
> Table 1c: Caption whatever
> Table 1d: Caption whatever
>
> I would also like to have, after "Table 1d: Caption whatever", another
> common caption for all the tables, something like:
>
> Table 1: The 4 tables describe blah blah blah
>
> Is that possible? I am not able to put a caption outside the last
> \end{table} and \end{subtables}. If a put a caption before the last
> \end{table}, it numbers it as Table 1e: and not as Table 1.

Please modify the last table as given below:

\begin{table}
...
\caption{Fourth subtable caption}
\def\thesubfloattable{\themaintable}
\caption{The 4 tables describe blah blah blah}
\end{table}
\end{subtables}

Happy TeXing and best regards

--
Nina


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