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Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Sun Apr 9 20:16:02 CEST 2006

On 9 Apr 2006, at 20:05, Charilaos Skiadas wrote:

> Hi all,
> 	I have a problem with the output generated by the \listoffigures
> command. This is for a book with many chapters, and each chapter has
> many figures, so the numbers in the list of figures end up being
> things like 2.3 as well as 11.16b. So they vary in width quite a bit.
> The problem is that when the numbers are that long, they tend to
> collide with the caption for the figure, resulting in not too pretty
> a site.

\renewcommand{\l at figure}{\@dottedtocline{1}{1em}{2.8em}}

Play with the lengths to get the desired effect. The first length is  
an indentation, the second the width reserved for the number. See  
page 34 of the old Companion, if you have it available.

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