Issue 25097 - Make format for illustrations captions more flexible
Summary: Make format for illustrations captions more flexible
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Product: Writer
Classification: Application
Component: code (show other issues)
Version: OOo 1.1
Hardware: All All
: P3 Trivial with 1 vote (vote)
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Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
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: 28184 28605 (view as issue list)
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Reported: 2004-02-05 09:39 UTC by simonbr
Modified: 2013-08-07 14:41 UTC (History)
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Description simonbr 2004-02-05 09:39:04 UTC
Changing the format for the caption of illustrations should be more easy.

It should, for example, be possible to change the format to

  Fig. <number>: <caption text>

instead of the current

  Illustration <number><caption text>

which doesn't look right in the first place, because there isn't even a space 
separating the number and the caption text. 

Of course, it should be possible to change this globally without having to 
manually change all the captions.
Comment 1 mci 2004-02-05 11:39:12 UTC
reassigned to bh
Comment 2 michael.ruess 2004-04-21 13:49:16 UTC
*** Issue 28184 has been marked as a duplicate of this issue. ***
Comment 3 lohmaier 2004-05-02 01:19:55 UTC
*** Issue 28605 has been marked as a duplicate of this issue. ***
Comment 4 madbop 2005-08-18 10:08:29 UTC
Please keep in mind that formulas (equations) could use a proper caption
management as well. Therefore I'd suggest to implement caption as an object
property and enhance positioning options by setting the positon to above, below,
left, right.
One might also think about implementing the captions as a table inside a frame.

Also is associated with
this issue, BTW.
Comment 5 bettina.haberer 2010-05-21 14:59:36 UTC
To grep the issues easier via "requirements" I put the issues currently lying on
my owner to the owner "requirements".