[Tugindia] Help - question about increemnting table numbers

Ajay Shah ajayshah at mayin.org
Sat Jun 12 14:23:37 CEST 2004

On Sat, Jun 12, 2004 at 05:20:18PM +0530, CV Radhakrishnan wrote:
> <quote who="Ajay Shah">
> [...]
> > Now I have some very-long tables which will obviously not float. I
> > will manually do them using supertabular.
> >
> > How do I give this table the "correct" table number (automatically)
> > using latex? How do I ensure that the next table (after this bulky
> > one), which is being done using the ordinary
> >
> > \begin{table}
> > \end{table}
> >
> > will get a correct number?
> In the preamble: \usepackage{afterpage}
> Keep your long table in a separate file (say mytable.tex).  In the document
> where you want the long table to be typeset:
>   \afterpage{\clearpage\input{mytable}}
> afterpage.sty will not clash with float package.

I am not understanding.

I normally do:


You are saying that I put this identical material into x.tex and say:


This will correctly give me the float style, the caption, and the
numbering scheme of float.sty?

Ajay Shah                                                   Consultant
ajayshah at mayin.org                      Department of Economic Affairs
http://www.mayin.org/ajayshah           Ministry of Finance, New Delhi

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