[texhax] Table caption in bold "Table 3: blah blah"

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Wed Aug 27 11:32:47 CEST 2008

On  27 Aug, 2008, at 04:23, Axel E. Retif wrote:

> On  27 Aug, 2008, at 03:56, Simmie, John wrote:
>> Hi: I need to force Table captions into bold in an LaTeX article  
>> style
>> so
>> \renewcommand{\tablename}{\textbf{Table}}% Forces Table into bold
>> Does the first bit right but how do I get the Table number in bold?
> It would be a lot easier for you to use the caption package. It lets
> you modify every element of captions for both tables and figures.
> Chances are you already have it; so
> texdoc caption

Well ---that works with a 2007 distribution; if you're using TeX Live  

texdoc caption-eng

(in TL 2008 ` texdoc caption ' produces the package documentation; `  
texdoc caption-eng ' opens the user documentation in English).



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