# [NTG-context] How to make a figure not appear in the list of figures?

Tue Jul 10 14:42:16 CEST 2007

```2007/7/10, Duncan Hothersall <dh at capdm.com>:
> Hi folks,
>
> This is probably a simple problem but I can't find an answer.
>
> I have a book with a list of figures and have been asked not to include
> in the list a figure which does not have a caption, even though it has a
> number. So the numbering needs to be sequential, but one of the figures
> needs not to appear in the list of figures.
>
> If I define a new float type Nolistfigure with, e.g.
> \definefloat[Nolistfigure][figure]
> then it uses its own number, so I get effectively in the text:
>
> Figure 4.11
> Blah blah
> Nolistfigure 4.1
> Blah blah
> Figure 4.12
>
> when what I actually want is:
>
> Figure 4.11
> Blah blah
> Nolistfigure 4.12
> Blah blah
> Figure 4.13
>
>
> And then in the List of Figures, I want
>
> Figure 4.11
> Figure 4.13
>
> Can anyone get me a quick pointer? As ever, this request has come on the
> release day for this job, so anyone able to help today would be
> fabulous... :-) Thanks.
>
> Duncan

Hi Duncan,

place the figure with the normal \placefigure command, process to whole
document, delete the unwanted figurelist entry in the tuo-file and process
the document another time, you can add the --once option in the last run.

Wolfgang
```