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counter in TOC fails when using xparse command instead of LaTeX2e command

Here I define a custom sectioning command, \Unit, which prints a numbered subject heading and adds it to the table of contents. If I use \newcommand for the command that creates the numbered label, ...
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Can I reference a number relative to a counter without changing the counter?

I have a counter called LCount, which I want to use in some text, and i would like to be able to reference numbers that are relative to that counter. for example, I would like this LaTeX code: For ...
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Setting a counter value based on a conditional statement?

I've been trying to google and this seems like a silly thing that should be obvious, but everywhere I look is answering how to use counter values inside a conditional statement, which I can do fine. ...
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How to reference a chapter after using the \setcounter{chapter}{0}

I'm trying to create a reference the appendix. The appendix package is resetting the chapter and section exectly like I do and I started to notice this bug while using it... So I use the \setcounter ...
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Problem Splitting Very Long Algorithm on two or pages

In the example below, I have a very long algorithm, probably spanning 3 pages. I tried manually splitting the code up, but each time, a new algorithm number is generated. How do you maintain the ...
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Number formatting, addtocounter and calc package

I have been having troubles with the following issue: I am making an invoice template in LaTeX. I use \addtocounter to calculate values like subtotal, tax and total. This works fine, until the value ...
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No room for a new \count [on hold]

I'm compiling an absolutely massive project for the first time on a new computer (using xelatex main.tex). It worked fine on the last computer I built the pdf on, but on this machine, I get the error ...
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hyperref points wrong figure/table with reset counter

I am trying to refer tables (and figures) in the main text with numbering modified and reset as shown in MWE, the numbers are correct in the main text, but hyperref points to wrong table. How to get ...
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Figure counter is not incrementing after use of paracol

I am using one column environment to write text and put figures with their captions. At a certain point I had a longitudinal figure to integrate so I wanted to put its caption laterally by using ...
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compare a value from \newcounter to value from \newcount

I searched for this topic, but I didn't find anything, so I hope this isn't a duplicate. I've got the following code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Change counter in \edef

When I try to change a counter in an \edef using \stepcounter, I get a whole lot of error messages ("Missing \endcsname inserted"). When I try to do the same with \addtocoutner I get no error, but the ...
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Is there a reverse \alph?

Is there a command that does the reverse of \alph, i.e. takes a letter and gives me the corresponding number of the letter in the alphabet? If there is, how about \Alph, \roman or \Roman? Context: ...
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Problem in combination of longtable and stepcounter{rowcount}

I am making a longtable consisting of 3 columns: linenumber of the text in the table, column with a short abbreviation and a column with possible a lot of text. Since the third column contains a lot ...
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Increment counter with name based on input

I have different counters, and I want to increment them. After I do not want to increment them separately, I wanted to write a macro which does that for me, depending on the input. I have the ...
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Forcing \alph to latin symbols in a multilingual document

If I use \alph{..} inside a hebrew block in a XeLaTeX document, I get a Hebrew numeral instead of a latin numeral. For example: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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Creating new counter formats on-the-fly with enumitem's \AddEnumerateCounter*

Aesthetic caveat: I am actually using small-caps with hanging figures and not lining. However, in creating a minimal example, I have succumbed to the defaults and created a typographical monstrosity. ...
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How do I have two different chapter numberings going on at once?

I am writing a strange textbook that needs each chapter in Chinese and then one English, all in the same book. I need there to be two chapter ones, two chapter twos, etc. The zhnumber package has all ...
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Change label in align environment [duplicate]

In LaTeX, I'm using the documentclass report with different chapters. Now, when using the align environment for listing formulas with labels, i get labels like (2.1), (2.2), ..., the first number ...
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How to properly use a counter value in zref command

I am trying to expand on the answer to this question in order to automatize the creation of position markers with zref. I guess I am missing some important knowledge about how counters are printed. ...
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How to increment variable by using same variable?

How can I increment variable from the same variable? \pgfmathsetmacro\S{5}; \pgfmathsetmacro\S{\S + 1};% not working How can I work around this? I need counters which I use as line coordinates ...
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Numbering sections, subsection, subsubsections

I'm using the class book and for each chapter, section, subsection, etc. the numbering starts this way: Chapter 1 Section 1.1 Section 1.2 Section 1.3 . . . I would like to have ...
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number the equation without section or chapter [duplicate]

i want to number the equation without the number 2 in the image please \begin{equation}\label{N} ...
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includegraphics with leading zero in for loop

I would like to include graphics which have a filename with leading zeros. The filenames are: pic_001_test.png pic_002_test.png . . . pic_028_test.png I'm able to output leading zeros in a ...
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Changing the printing of a counter only in references

I have the following problem : I have a counter (in my case enumi) that I want to use for referencing with a different name than when it is appears first. Is there a tool in Tex/Latex to do this? ...
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Exsheets print subsection counter?

When defining a counter format in exsheets I can use ch for chapter, se for section orqu for question. But how can I reference to the subsection counter? I can do: ...
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Theorem numbering as subsections and automatic solutions

I have a problem environment where the counter is coupled to the subsection counter. However this doesn't work with automatic solutions. I tried to couple the solutions counter to the subsections as ...
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Cross Reference of Environments

I defined a personalized table environment as follows: \newcounter{Table}[section] \newenvironment{Table}[1][]{ \refstepcounter{Table} \newcommand{\tbtitle}{#1} \begin{center} } { ...
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Using minutes package, how to change the minutes numbering

To create my minute report, I used following template : http://texdoc.net/texmf-dist/doc/latex/minutes/Sample.tex that I heavily commented because my needs are very basic, but this template is still ...
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Numbering Theorems with section number but not resetting the counter

I want to number theorems in the form "Theorem 1.4.26", such that the first two numbers are the chapter and section numbers and the last one is the number of the theorem in the whole book. That is, ...
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Removing 0 from Table of Contents

I'm trying to create fancy chapter headers using KOMA-Script, and one thing that I've noticed is that the table of contents is always numbered 0 because I'm accessing the chapter counter. Is there a ...
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\addcontentsline{toc}{section} lists incorrect number

Using the report class (no option to change this), I'm trying to accomplish this format: Chapter > Scenario (section) > ScenarioTask (section) where each chapter starts with a Scenario that is a ...
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(is there/how to make) a package/macro like `enumerate` but for whole document sectioning

I just discovered the enumerate package, what excited me because some time ago I was wondering about something similar (options where a stands for \alph{<counter>}, A for \Alph{<counter>}, ...
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Document with a given number of pages

I would like to create a calligraphy practice book filled with dotted lines but with a given number of pages i.e. 16 or 32 or 64. Any suggestions? \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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Calculate amount of figures [duplicate]

Is there way to automatically calculate amount of figures, tables and appendices? I found a way to see what pages have figures(Automatically determine numbers of pages with figures ), but how to ...
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Print the value of an \addtocounter as it is added

In the following example, I want the resulting pdf to show the values of 300 and 500, but they do not print. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \newcounter{fund} ...
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per-section figures in un-numbered sections

I'm trying to write a document with un-numbered sections (i.e., \setcounter{secnumdepth}{0}) and numbered figures, with the figures numbered within section. I can't get secnumdepth and chngcntr to ...
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Save value of dynamical counters

I would like to get the following items organization: section A category 1 item 1.1 item 1.2 category 2 item 2.1 section B category 1 item 1.3 item 1.4 category 2 item 2.2 item 2.3 ...
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syllogism package new counter

With \syllogC, from the syllogism package, the user includes an automatic numeration for the syllogism. \syllogC{Every man is mortal} % {Socrates is a man} % {Socrates is mortal} will produce ...
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`\mainmatter` changes counter format to default with `memoir`

Adding \mainmatter in the following code clears the counter format for figures. Is there a way to keep both \mainmatter and the new counter format? \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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How can I change the appearance of the “figure” counter?

In the following code the figure number is shown as 1.1. How can I change the figure number format to 1-1? \documentclass{book} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{caption} \begin{document} ...
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Conditional dependence of counters

Consider two counters A and B and the initial value of B is the same as of A. \newcounter{A} \newcounter{B} \setcounter{A}{1} \setcounter{B}{\theA} Consider the commands setA and setB to change ...
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How can I define my own sequence of symbols for a new counter style?

I know I can change a counter style as this: \renewcommand\thechapter{\Roman{chapter}} (The above command will make chapter numbers be written in upper case roman numerals) However, according to ...
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lncs - Changing the counter for a specific environment

I am using the llncs document class and I need to set the counter for the environment 'remark', so that when I use \begin{remark} ... \end{remark} I obtain Remark 1 wherever I am in the document. How ...
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Use arithmetic of counters inside \cline

I have a custom counter \myCounter set to, say 3. I need to produce such a table: The following code does not work: \documentclass{article} \newcounter{myCounter} \setcounter{myCounter}{3} ...
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Number of pages in preamble

I have tried this to use the number of pages as an option to a package: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{lastpage} \usepackage{refcount} \newcounter{mylastpage} ...
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Local equation numbering inside proofs

According to the question asked here and a possible suggestion to the problem which equations should be numbered given here I want to ask following question; I find it a good solution to number all ...
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How to solve the error: No counter 'sectionpage' defined [closed]

I'm trying to use this answer from a previous question to get frame numbers in a table of content in a beamer presentation made in RStudio with R Markdown and knitr (see file below; in in_header.tex ...
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Reset counter via macro with \ifcase in Plain

I am not able to reset a counter to zero using a macro in Plain TeX. This code uses \ifcase and the counter animalnum to output one of a list of animal names, incrementing the counter each time it is ...
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How can I test the value of two counters?

I'd like to test the value of counters (preferably as vanilla TeX as it gets). \documentclass{article} \newcounter{counterA} \newcounter{counterB} \setcounter{counterA}{2} \setcounter{counterB}{2} ...
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Change equation number to reset at part

I would like the equation numbers to run through chapters and reset at a new part. I have tried this but it doesn't seem to work. I have tried the following shown below however it still resets with ...