# Renaming figures and tables in appendices in LaTeX

I have trouble remembering how to reset the counters for tables and figures in LaTeX. This chunk resets the figure/table numbers and adds an S in front of them (as in Figure S1). Chunk taken from: http://bytesizebio.net/2013/03/11/adding-supplementary-tables-and-figures-in-latex/

``````\newcommand{\beginsupplement}{
\setcounter{table}{0}
\renewcommand{\thetable}{S\arabic{table}}%
\setcounter{figure}{0}
\renewcommand{\thefigure}{S\arabic{figure}}%
}
``````

``````\beginsupplement