1

My figure streches over two pages. On the second page, what would you append to the figure title: (Fortsetzung), (Fortgesetzt), or something else? In English, I would probably write (Continued)

E.g.,

| Das Römische Reich                |
|                                   |
//                                  //
|                                   |
|                              S. 1 |

| Das Römische Reich (Fortsetzung)  |
|                                   |
//                                  //
|                                   |
|                              S. 2 |
1
  • Not sure that I understand the Question… You have a figure (a map? a timeline?) that spans two pages. Presumably these are facing pages. Why would you need to put a caption below the figure on the second page? I would just put a caption on the first page without (continued) or (Fortsetzung). If the pages are non-sequential, you would put "Weiter auf Seite XYZ" at the bottom of page 1 and "Fortsetzung von Seite 1" at the top of page XYZ. Feb 11 '13 at 17:25
3

Both is possible. However, Fortsetzung is more common. I learned to use Fortsetzung, so I recommend that.

0

If you write it in Brackets, than use "(Fortsetzung)".

"fortgesetzt" is only used within a sentence. For example:

Wrong: (especially in titles)
"Die Reise (fortgesetzt)"

Right:
"Die Reise (Fortsetzung)" //as a Title of something
"Die Reise wurde fortgesetzt." //as a sentence in a text

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.