[texhax] Question about Figures, Large Captions and Margins

Eugene Bolotin ybolo001 at student.ucr.edu
Fri Feb 5 21:42:39 CET 2010

It seems like the vbox is doing something strange.
My caption is now completely gone from the page...

On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 1:49 AM, Paul Isambert <zappathustra at free.fr> wrote:
> 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
>   \advance\leftskip-.5in
>    \advance\rightskip-.5in
>  #1}}%
> }
> and use \Caption instead of \caption in your figures.
> 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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