A figure caption is the text that is written under or next to your figure. This text describes what is seen in the figure.
Why should I use figure captions?
You should use figure captions to describe what the figure represents. This is necessary so that the reader knows the meaning of the figure.
How should I use figure captions?
You should use figure captions by adding a figure caption next to the figure.
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Example of the structure of figure captions:
Figure 3. The bonded design model, adapted from Large et al. 2006