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If you cannot distinguish the second figure from the first by _any_ means,
including a callout number or some difference, then I'd say (after you say
"See Figure 1-5."), "(Figure 1-5 and Figure 1-3 are identical.)" The
parentheses are importanat, IMO. Not tacky; considerate.
>Any suggestions how to handle this? or am I just an incompetent slob who's
>going to too much trouble to accommodate his readers?