Create a table of figures in OpenOffice

Just when you insert a larger number of illustrations in his text &# 8211; us especially in scientific work &# 8211; tables of figures are very helpful. With the OpenOffice download provides us the word processor Writer is a very easy-to-use option available to upgrade our texts with a table of figures.

OpenOffice Figures labelingIn texts were to add the graphics are as usual. Either via the clipboard or via &Paste; # 8220 &# 8211; image &# 8211; from file&# 8221 ;. Then, the images appear at the desired location in the text. Now one could theoretically provided by hand with a caption, but just a special kind of caption is the key for a table of figures in OpenOffice.

It does not matter basically, if you will do the caption immediately after insertion or subsequently. The process is one way or the same. OpenOffice needs two entries for a table of figures. The real Figures gets its data from the features that stores the program to the individual images. So we have to provide each picture with a caption to appear in the directory &# 8211; followed by its page number.

If you use Although the labeling feature, but it is only the automatic &Figure x; # 8220&# 8221; inserted without having to enter text, only the page number in the table of figures appears. then you know in theory that there is an image, but has no idea to what image it is.

Inserting and labeling the images for the Open Office Figures

The actual procedure is very simple. The inset picture is clicked with the right mouse button, whereupon the context menu shown above opens. Slightly below the middle is the key for us menu &Labeling; # 8220&# 8221 ;. Again to explain: This label is emerging as an image description in the List of Figures of OpenOffice!

Enter OpenOffice Figures DescriptionThis label will appear later in the List of Figures of OpenOffice

If we have provided all the images with the appropriate labeling, it is time to insert the real Figures in OpenOffice. Suitable for this is a site at the end of the text, before any table of contents or subject index. OpenOffice inserts the directory at the place where the cursor is located at that moment.

OpenOffice List of FiguresThe Figures of OpenOffice can of course be formatted to match the text later

In the menu we choose sequentially &Paste; # 8220 &# 8211; directories &# 8211; directories&# 8221 ;. In the next dialog, we can select the directory type in the central region of a pull-down menu and decide to take this opportunity to &Figures; # 8220&# 8221 ;. Now, further possibilities to take on the directory influence. We want to create it in the simplest case the labels. but you can play around at this point if you want to try other types of tables of figures. If we now use &# 8220; OK&# 8221; confirm we have our table of figures at the desired location.

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