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From: Carsten Dominik <dominik@science.uva.nl>
To: danielpoe@gmx.de
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: WISH: Add the possiblity to add captions to tables/images
Date: Thu, 4 Dec 2008 16:44:39 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <A78BC80E-49AF-47A4-8E60-3EDBE7DAE113@uva.nl> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <e392fd780811200526w4fabeb95ud5d81207b034c23b@mail.gmail.com>

On Nov 20, 2008, at 2:26 PM, Daniel Pörsch wrote:

> Hi list,
> a feature which I miss in org-mode is the possibility to add captions
> to a table or a image. I use org-mode to prepare technical documents,
> currently mostly to export to HTML. It would be very nice to have
> usual technical writing style here as well. It would also be very
> helpful for LaTeX where you hardly have any image or table w/o caption
> (at least I didn't have it).

HTML does not really have a natural way to add a caption to an image
or a table (as far as I know, that is).  What structural element
would you propose?

I do like the idea to add captions, but I will probably only get
around to that when after fixing a few bugs in the LaTeX exporter,
for which captions are even more interesting.

- Carsten

> Proposal would be to introduce an optional special comment to give a
> caption, e.g.:
> | ...
> |---------+-------------+-------+-------|
> #+TBLCAP: This table expresses my wish to have a caption.
> [[file:org-mode.png]]
> #+IMGCAP: Org-mode logo.
> Deplate for example has something similar for tables, see
> http://deplate.sourceforge.net/Markup.html#tables.
> Did you consider this already?
> Cheers,
> Daniel
> --
> Daniel Pörsch
> danielpoe@gmx.de
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  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-12-04 19:30 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-11-20 13:26 Daniel Pörsch
2008-11-21 14:34 ` Bernt Hansen
2008-11-21 14:54   ` Daniel Pörsch
2008-12-04 15:44 ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2008-12-04 19:42   ` Bernt Hansen
2009-01-12 12:55   ` Daniel Pörsch

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