[texhax] how to put a figure and its caption on separate pages

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Fri Mar 26 10:35:48 CET 2004

> Can anyone tell me how to specify it within figure enviornment so the
> caption of the figure will apear on the next page?  Of course, you can
> use regular text to replace the caption, but I still want that the
> numbering of the figure appearing in front of the caption,
> i.e. "Figure 3: ......", changes automatically.)

% make sure no other figures or tables remain to be printed
    <your figure>
  \caption{your figure's caption}

(the use of dpfloat only has effect if you have twoside operation, but
the principle's the same: the "figure" containing nothing but caption
will come on the next page, come what may.)

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