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[Bug 8404] Refocus the figure element back to being a figure

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Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2009 22:53:58 +0000
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--- Comment #12 from Shelley Powers <shelleyp@burningbird.net>  2009-11-30 22:53:57 ---
(In reply to comment #5)
> This page includes a number of examples of figures, tables and equations:
> http://www.uefap.com/writing/function/chart.htm
> It includes an example where source code is presented as a figure (Example 12).
> It also includes some examples where a figure has multiple images with
> individual labels, such as Example 7.

Yes, but Example 12 is using an image that is a code snapshot. The same with
multiple figures -- is it multiple images, or one image file with multiple

Again, I have to refer back to the book publication industry: a figure contains
one image, and one caption. If you need multiple images, you either have
multiple figures, or one figure that has one image file that contains multiple

During the discussions on what to use for caption one thing came through as
pretty universal: everyone seemed to assume figure would have an image. I think
anything else is, as you've said, pretty unusual.

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