>I am working with report.cls but I want tables to be
>numbered consecutively throughout the document. The file
>defines the counter for tables to be numbered within
>so I would like to say
>but this command does not exist. What is the easiest way to
>get the same effect.
On CTAN, in file macros/latex/contrib/other/fragments/removefr.tex,
which does the necessary for you.
Of course, report.cls also defines \thetable (the means of outputting
a table number) in terms of the chapter, too.
So your mini-package to repair the `damage' should be:
<contents of removefr.tex>
You can of course repeat the latter two lines, edited for the benefit
of figures, too.
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