How to Change Caption Formats in Microsoft Word

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In Brief...

You can change caption formats when adding them in Word using the options in the Caption dialog box.

This feature works the same in all modern versions of Microsoft Word: 2010, 2013, and 2016.


  1. To exclude the label in the caption, select the Exclude label from caption check box.

  2. To change position of the caption, select options in the Position drop-down list.

Change Position of Caption

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