Creating a Table of Figures

By marking figures and drawings in your document using figure marks, you can use PageStream to automatically create a table of figures for your document. The typical content of a table of figures starts with a title, then an alphabetic list of figure types with their figures sorted by location in the document. Each figure mark in a figure type category is numbered sequentially from the start of the document to the end.

To add a figure type: Choose Figure Types from the Define submenu in the Edit menu to display the Define Figure Type dialog box. Click New. The Edit Figure Type dialog box will appear. Enter the new figure type into the Type text box. Click OK. Click Done to close the Define Figure Type dialog box. Note: The Define Figure Type dialog box can also be opened when inserting figure marks into the text.

To edit a figure type: Choose Figure Types from the Define submenu in the Edit menu to display the Define Figure Type dialog box. Choose the figure type to edit from the Type list box. Click Edit. The Edit Figure Type dialog box will appear. Enter the new figure type into the Type text box. Click OK. Click Done to close the Define Figure Type dialog box.

To delete a figure type: Choose Figure Types from the Define submenu in the Edit menu to display the Define Figure Type dialog box. Choose the figure type to delete from the Type list box. Click Remove. The figure type and figure marks will be deleted. Click Done to close the Define Figure Type dialog box.


To insert a figure mark: Select the Text tool from the Toolbox and place the insertion point where the figure mark will be inserted. Choose Figure Mark from the Insert submenu in the Type menu. Choose a figure type, or <No Figure Type>, from the Type pop-up menu. Enter the title for the figure into the Name text box. Click Insert. Note: If a new figure type needs to be created, choose the browse button to the right of the Type pop-up menu and the Define Figure Type dialog box will appear.

To delete a figure mark: Choose Figure Types from the Define submenu in the Edit menu to display the Define Figure Type dialog box. Choose the figure type from the Type list box. Click Marks. The Figure Marks dialog box will appear. Choose the figure mark to delete from the Marks list box. Click Delete. Click OK. Click Done to close the Define Figure Type dialog box.

To insert a figure's number: Select the Text tool from the Toolbox and place the insertion point where the figure's number will be inserted. Choose Figure Number from the Insert submenu in the Type menu. Choose a figure from the Figure pop-up menu. Choose the display method for the number from the Format pop-up menu. When needed, choose the language for the long number display method from the Language pop-up menu when different than the default language for the text. Choose the number type Default, Full or Current from the Level pop-up menu, and as required the text to use between levels in the Separator text box. Click Insert.

To insert a figure's page number: Select the Text tool from the Toolbox and place the insertion point where the figure's page number will be inserted. Choose Figure Page # from the Insert submenu in the Type menu. Choose a figure from the Figure pop-up menu. Choose the display method for the page number from the Format pop-up menu. When needed, choose the language for the long page number display method from the Language pop-up menu when different than the default language for the text. Choose the page number type Default, Full or Current from the Level pop-up menu, and as required the text to use between levels in the Separator text box. Click Insert.

To insert a figure's name: Select the Text tool from the Toolbox and place the insertion point where the figure's name will be inserted. Choose Figure Name from the Insert submenu in the Type menu. Choose a figure from the Figure pop-up menu. Click Insert.

To create a table of figures: Select the Text tool from the Toolbox and place the insertion point where the table of figures will be inserted. Select Table of Figures from the Generate submenu from the Edit menu to display the Generate Table of Figures dialog box. Enter a title for the table of figures in the Title text box. Select Include Headings to include the figure type headings. Select Include Empty Headings to include figure types which have no corresponding figure marks. Select a paragraph style for the title, figure types and figure marks from the corresponding Title, Headings and Item pop-up menu or enter them in the text boxes. Select Insert to generate and insert the table of figures at the current text cursor position. Click OK to save the settings without inserting the table of figures.


 

Creating a Table of Figures  Sub-Section  url:PGSuser/largedocpub#tof
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