# Excluding items from list-of-figures / list-of-tables

Imagine you have an appendix chapter that contains a whole set of figures, but you don’t want them to show up in the list of figures.

The caption package does the trick for you:

\usepackage{caption}

and then use

\captionsetup[figure]{list=no}

to exclude figures from the LOF from that point onwards. Switching it on again can obviously be done using:

\captionsetup[figure]{list=yes}

Similarly, you can exclude/include tables using these commands:

\captionsetup[table]{list=no}
and
\captionsetup[table]{list=yes}

#### 3 responses to “Excluding items from list-of-figures / list-of-tables”

• brian

Huzzah!

Is there a similar trick to suppress TOC indexing of appendices sections without having to \section* them throughout? I just need the first page of the appendices in the TOC, but none of their (sub)sections.
thanks!

• tom

Hi Brian,

I suggest you use the tocvsec2 package which let’s you control the depth of the toc-entries using \settocdepth{chapter} within your code. Here is a complete example that shows how you can use it to solve your problem:

\documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{report}
\usepackage{tocvsec2}
\usepackage[english]{babel}
\usepackage{blindtext}
\begin{document}
\tableofcontents
\chapter{One}
\section{First}
\blindtext
\section{Second}
\blindtext
\begin{appendix}
\settocdepth{chapter}
\section{First}
\subsection{First}
\blindtext
\end{document}