ErrantBard - 1 year ago 114
R Question

# R Markdown - change default pdf table caption prefix

The default function (example

`Table: Table one`
) for getting table captions in your R Markdown pdf-documents is nice. But I struggle to change from default English "Table" to something else while at the same time keeping placement (above table) and numbering. Numbering is solveable, I could write my own count-function but placement have to be above the table.

I have tried to use
`Pander`
to set a new prefix but that seems to break both placement and numbering.

Do anyone have any idea for what I should do, can I change the default table caption while (at minimum) keeping default placement above table but preferably keeping numbering as well?

You can do so by using the `caption` Latex package and changing the caption name in a separate `header.tex` file. Then tell `rmarkdown` to include it:

file.Rmd

``````---
output:
pdf_document:
includes:
``````\usepackage{caption}