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Helen Read

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Re: Using a notebook - how to add a caption and ...
Posted: Feb 11, 2013 4:36 AM
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(* If your image is named img *)

Labeled[img, "Caption text here"]

You can style the label, and place it wherever you would like.

For example:

Style["Caption text", Red, Bold, Italic,
FontFamily -> "Times", 18], Top]

Helen Read
University of Vermont

On 2/9/2013 12:43 AM, Eduardo MAM Mendes wrote:
> Hello
> I have been using notebooks to write reports for a while. Although I am getting by (the package Presentations by David Park has been of great help), I still have some points that I am not sure how to handle. Ok, here they are:
> a) Insert-> Picture-> From file inserts the jpg as advertised however I did not figure out how to add a text box that works as a caption just below the figure in the same cell. Of course the cell cannot be evaluated, so I have turn off that option. If there is a way to add the caption, I wonder whether the whole cell - picture + caption - could be centered justified.
> b) Style - Text - How to create a dynamic cell, that is, suppose I have a text cell as follows
> After some calculation the value of the variable omega is 3.4.
> Instead of 3.4, I wonder whether it could be the actual calculated value of omega. If omega changes I do not need to change the text cell to update its value.
> One thing that I've noticed is that one has to keep the cell size to a minimum, otherwise lots of almost blank pages come out of the printer.
> Any tips and help will be most appreciated.
> Many thanks
> Ed

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