{cleveref} is a package that enhances LaTeX's {cross-referencing} features, allowing the format of references to be determined automatically according to the type of reference.

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enumitem: referencing items in enumerate

Say we have a huge document with many sections, subsections, and subsubsections. In a few of these sections, we have enumerated environments. The package I am using is enumitem. One of the ...
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Strip section number from equation range reference

I am trying to adjust equation range numbering from (1.10)-(1.15) to (1.10-15). By calling this in the preamble: \crefrangelabelformat{equation}{(#3#1#4-#5#2#6)} and then this in the document: ...
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cleveref doesn't use correct capitalized name if used with amsthm?

It seems that the cleveref package does not capitalize properly when referring to a newtheorem if both \crefname and \Crefname have been defined. Or is it just me? Here is my MWE: ...
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What is the DRY way to get Theorem 1(a)?

I am typesetting a document with the memoir class and the cleveref package. Often I have a numbered theorem and enumerated parts. I would like to be able to refer to a part of a theorem as simply as ...
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Cleveref doesn't find the label

The following code gives me as reference the section and not the signpost. It is probably a beginner's mistake. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{mdframed} ...
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new command for including a custom string into \cref

In this thread here: Subfigure labelling for a single figure I suggested a solution how to include a custom string into the hyperlink created by the \cref command. I'd like to create a compact new ...
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Cross referencing tcolorbox with cleveref-package

Thanks to Thomas F. Sturm (http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/124688/15907) I have a little environment for creating nice looking source code in LaTeX. I started my enviroment with this here: ...
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Name formatting with cleveref - question about types

I want to customize the text that appears when I do a \cref{}, so for example, I want to make a link to section 0.1 but I want the text to say 'Summary' not section 0.1. I had this part working with ...
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Strange behaviour of \sbox

This question consists of two related parts. I already solved the original problem but still don't understand where it came from or why the solution works. I use the subcaption package so I can place ...
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Defaulting to clever references

I would like to redefine \ref to behave like \cref while still allowing \ref* to be used for the standard behavior of \ref. Here is my attempt to achieve this; I would like to use the commented lines ...
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Using a half-space with abbreviations in cleveref?

I'm using cleveref with abbreviated forms such as Fig. 1, and would like to have them typeset using a thin space/half-space rather than the ordinary non-breaking space. However, I'd only want this ...
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Defining cross-reference names for custom theorem environments in cleveref

I am concerned with the difference between this working example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage[capitalise]{cleveref} \newtheorem{thm}{Theorem} \begin{document} ...
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How to strip “eq.” from cleveref?

How can I make cleveref output (1) instead of eq. (1) when referencing equations only?
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How to disable sorting in cleveref for one instance?

I can disable reference sorting globally using the nosort or the compress package options, that's described in the docs. The same chapter explains how to disable compression for one instance of \cref. ...
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cleveref and appendix packages: appendix referenced as section

Using this example: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{appendix} \usepackage{cleveref} \begin{document} \section{The first section}\label{sec:1} \lipsum[2] \section{The second ...
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Cleveref: AUCTeX and RefTeX set-up

How can I set up cleveref to work with AUCTeX and RefTeX? I have tried the advice on Emacs, RefTeX and Cleveref – can they work together? but it didn't work. Additionally, when I hit enter, \ref{} ...
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Cleveref: cleveref appears to not be so clever (sorry for the pun but I couldn't help myself)

This didn't happen when I wasn't using cleveref. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[retainorgcmds]{IEEEtrantools} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[noabbrev]{cleveref} ...
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Using the cleveref package with hebrew and babel

I am trying to use the cleveref package with babel and Hebrew. I get the following error (on the second run of Latex): ERROR: Missing number, treated as zero. --- TeX said --- <to be read ...
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Extra “appendix” when referencing using cleveref in elsarticle

How do I get rid of the extra "appendix" appearing when I cross-reference an appendix section? Example output is "...see appendix Appendix A". MWE as follows: \documentclass[preprint,3p]{elsarticle} ...
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What is the counter name for verbments?

I'm trying to use the verbments package with the cleveref package. I need to find the name of the counter which is usually used for \ref{listing_label} to be able to define the name cleveref uses for ...
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Cleveref reference table as section [duplicate]

I am using cleveref for my references, and I just noticed that a reference to a table is actually resolved by cleveref into “section”. Is that indended behaviour? Is there maybe something wrong with ...
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Setting minimal number of references for cleveref's compression feature

I am using cleveref for cross-referencing. The default sort&compress option compresses three or more consecutive references into a range. I would like to get this compression already for two ...
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Automatic switching of arrows in references

I would like to use references in a way that an arrow is in front of the referenc and points in the direction depending on whether the referenced instance is a above or below the reference (→ chapter ...
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cleveref fails to reference algorithms

In the following example document, both \autoref and plain ref will correctly link and number an algorithm reference, but cleveref fails that task. It will just insert question marks instead. In ...
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Problem when using hyperref together with cleveref [duplicate]

As it says in the cleveref documentation hyperref must be loaded before cleveref. But at me I have to load at least one package between them and I would really like to know why. The not working ...
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Collapse “on page”s for multiple references in \vref

The code at the bottom produces See equations (1) and (2) on page 6 and on page 11. What I'd like is See equations (1) and (2) on pages 6 and 11. Otherwise it looks quite strange in my ...
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Cleveref and named theorems

Is it possible with Cleverref to reference not only the number of an environment but the "name" (the thing that is passed to it in square brackets? In the following example I want to replace the line ...
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Two colors in one hyperlink

As usual writing a few documents. As one can see having too much color and gloss in a document is never good. Therefore having boxes, and a myriad of colors in the hyperlinks is a bad idea. I really ...
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Tex capacity exceeded sorry input stacksize=5000

I am getting this error while trying to build my tex file. As soon as I include the cleveref package, I get this error and it shows cleveref.sty with the cursor at the bolded part of the file. ...
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Kerning in \Cref of cleveref

When I use the \Cref command of cleveref package, it doesn't apply the corresponding kerning: Here is a minimal example: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[thref]{ntheorem} \usepackage{cleveref} ...
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cleveref: \lcnamecref fails to work with theorem names that are not pre-defined

I'm using cleveref with the capitalise option, and I'd like to use the \lcnamecref command to give the name of one of my theorems in the text. But if this is not one of the theorem types pre-defined ...
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algorithm2e + cleveref: problem with wrong reference to line numbers

For some reason I do not understand, cleverefproduces wrong references to line numbers of listings produces with the algorithm2e package. I hope that I did not miss a simple solution ... My example ...
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cref reference format for label type `' undefined

I have this error that I suspect comes from the fact that my tables and figures are in a slave file. It seems that cleveref does not manage to see the "class" of my float. I tried with varioref and I ...
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Problem with hyperref/cleveref interaction and specially tagged equations [duplicate]

I would like to resolve the infamous warning destination with the same identifier (name{equation.0.1}) has been already used, duplicate ignored in my MWE below. Reading around this site, the package ...
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\crefname for several layers of an enumerate: problem with enumitem

I want to use the \crefname macro from the cleveref package to set the label names on several layers of an enumerate environment. The following code works very well: \documentclass{article} ...
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\autoref with links that include only the number, but not the text, and have counter-dependent colors

I would like the functionality of hyperref's \autoref, but in a way that the link border box covers only the number and not the preceding text (e.g. "section"). This is normally possible with the ...
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Multiple labels in Cref

Following is a simple code to show my problem with the cleveref package. When using multiple labels it breaks on the second label... \documentclass[11pt]{article} ...
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Switch off “on page” for varioref

For referencing I'm using the three packages \usepackage{varioref} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{cleveref} In the text I cite with \vref, which is redefined by cleveref and does its job very ...
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Lightweight equivalent of \cref and \Cref

I'm trying to convert my LaTeX document to HTML using HeVeA and I'm facing a problem with cleveref package -- my LaTeX file uses \cref and \Cref heavily, but hevea doesn't support this package by ...
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Using babel and cleveref causes unnecessary horizontal space in header

Update This bug has been fixed with version 0.18.9 of cleveref, which is currently on ctan. Question Babel and cleveref do not seem to work flawlessy together when they share the same language ...
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Using cleveref with newenvironment

I am trying to refer to a newenvironment using cref from the cleveref package. Here is a MWE that demonstrates what I am trying to do. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{cleveref} % define a ...
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Making refcheck work with cleveref

It seems that refcheck does not recognize references made by cleveref: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{cleveref} \usepackage{refcheck} \begin{document} \begin{align} a ...
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cleveref doesn't print correct caption for listings

I want to set the caption for referenced listings: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{varioref} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{cleveref} \begin{document} ...
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cleveref & varioref : Missing \endcsname inserted

I read the excellent question Difference between ref, varioref and cleveref. Decision for a thesis and various doc on the net (the varioref package documentation) and tried to use it... but with many ...
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Difference between ref, varioref and cleveref. Decision for a thesis

How can one make a quick decision what the best "ref" for a thesis in pdflatex with hyperref is? After a few hours reading I do not know more than ref is used by everyone who does not know about ...
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cleveref: configure symbol §/§§ for all sectioning types once time

I want to configure the section symbol § (singular and plural form §§) indistinctly for all types of sections (part, chapter, section, subsection, paragraph and so on). I use the cleveref package, but ...
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cleveref counter and ref label number format with padding zeroes

I am using cleverref and a custom counter to typeset a special kind of reference, where I need the same text on the definition side and the reference side. Currently I use ...
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pgfplots externalize and references: some work, some don't

I have started using the tikz externalization library for my current project. From here I learned to use \pgfplotsset{invoke before crossref tikzpicture={\tikzexternaldisable},invoke after crossref ...
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Is it possible to make a reference to a subfigure to appear Figure 2(a) with cleveref?

I am new here, and also new to LaTeX, so apologies if I have included too much or too little! I have been using the subfig package, and just today added in cleveref. The subfig package labels my ...
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acronym \acresetall & cleveref: multiply defined labels

I'm using the acronym package to expand acronyms and I'm also using the cleveref package. I would like to have acronyms expanded once per chapter. For instance in the following code, both acronyms ...