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How to calculate a percentage and use result in progressbar?

With the progressbar package, I want to show bars on pages depending on a counter. Progressbar works like: \progressbar{0.7} I use the calc package anyway, so I thought it should be easy to ...
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Table of Contents labels not directing hyperlinks to correct page

Being only a LaTeX novice I may have introduced a bit of customizing code renewing part formats and adjusting numberings which may have messed up the ability for hyper-references accuracy in heading ...
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Theorem sub-numbering and hyperref

I want to use sub-numbering for certain theorems. I used the solution provided in the question How do I get sub-numbering for theorems (Theorem 1.A., Theorem 1.B., Theorem 2.)?, which does exactly ...
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How create new counter that counts by order of appearance

I want to create a counter (and be able to label each time a new item of it appears) that counts problems and name them in order of their appearance, indifferent to which section they appear in. Such ...
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Appending alphanumeric character to chapter numbers

I would like to append a character to the chapter number in some cases but not everywhere. The change should also be reflected in the table of contents. The chapter numbering should look like this: 1 ...
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How to print a past value of a counter [duplicate]

I have this counter which I have defined using \newcounter{myCounter}. Printing the value of myCounter can be easily done via \arabic{myCounter}. How can I print the value of (myCounter - 2)?
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Referring to label and value of counter at that point

I'm putting together a catalogue of artworks. These are given a running Roman number, and divided into groups given letters (so A1, A2, B3, etc.). At the moment I am manually looking to see what group ...
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Indexing chapters/sections/etc with English Number Words [duplicate]

I would like to typeset chapter labels with their respective English number words, for example "Chapter One" (as opposed to the default "Chapter 1"). Here's an incorrect example using \renewcommand ...
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How can I set customized separators for theorem counters?

How can I set customized separators for theorem counters? For example in The chapter, section and number are separated with dot. How can I change these dots to other symbols? For instance how can I ...
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How to get the counter value for a reference? [duplicate]

The command \label{here} defines a label and \ref{here} outputs the corresponding representation in the text. Is it possible to get the correspondig (numeric) counter value for the here reference so ...
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Need index to display custom description environment item name

I am trying to accomplish something like in this question and this question. I have several authors contributing solutions to problems that are numbered using an externally imposed scheme, which I ...
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Keep subsection counter the same for a few frames in Beamer

I have a few frames showing the same picture in the background but adding more pictures on top of it every frame. At each new frame, the subsection counter goes up by a dot. Is it possible to keep the ...
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Setting the enumi counter under parametrized enumitem

This is a variation on two previously asked questions: Setting the enumi counter under custom enumeration with enumitem and Looking for a numbered List, with parameter, custom label and custom ...
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How do define label system with labels given by counter?

I would like to have two commands \makelabel{foo} and \referlabel{foo} to be used as in the example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \[ A \overset{\makelabel{foo}}{=} B ...
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I see unexpected characters after working with \newcount

My code: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{scrartcl} \begin{document} \newcount\tmpc \def\modul#1#2{\tmpc=#1 \divide\tmpc by #2 \multiply \tmpc by #2 \multiply \tmpc by -1 \advance \tmpc by #1\relax ...
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How should I handle a counter where the numbers do not have a pattern?

I am working on homework and problems are assigned from several sections of a book. For example, I have to solve problems 1, 7, 24 from section 1 and problems 2, 5, 9 from section 2. I do not care ...
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loop in tabular that uses \the\count to access current line number

I would like to generate an autmatic table using loop. As suggested here before, it is best to first generate the lines in a toks and then pass them to tabular. However, I have problems with accessing ...
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How to adjust the section numbering (as in skipping a couple of section numbers) when using letters instead of numerals for section numbering?

I have changed the section numbering from numerals to letters with the command \renewcommand{\thesection}{\alph{section})} in the preamble. For example, the first \section{} would be printed like ...
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Create a copy of the subsections counter

I'm writing a mathematics paper with \documentclass{amsart}, and I would like my theorems, definitions, propositions, etc., to be numbered "like subsections", i.e., if a given theorem is the fourth in ...
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Revisions of a theorem where numbering goes 2.0, 2.1,2.2

I would like to give different equivalent versions of the same theorem, eventually proving the last version. The first time I state the theorem, I would like it to have the number 2.0. Each successive ...
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Starting the \parts environment with a different counter in exam class

I need to be able to start a parts environment at a later counter. For instance, starting with part (b) instead of (a). \documentclass{exam} \begin{document} \begin{parts} \part this is part a. ...
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Reset counter automatically after lstlinputlisting or lstlisting

I have a number of code examples annotated with a number set by a counter, lstNoteCounter and referred to in the text below the code: My markup works, but it isn't convenient for a large document: ...
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Create row tables like for cycle from counter

I have a counter and I want to create a table with as many rows as the counter automatically. Each row should be numbered. Thanks
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Chapter counting set up

I want chapter numbering like: Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Chapter 3, Appendix A, Appendix B. But I am getting like: Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Chapter 3, Appendix D, Appendix E. When appendix chapters are ...
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What's the meaning of the command \number and when to use it? And some confusion about the following code

\setcounter{numofgaps}{\numexpr\number\value{numofboxes}-1} \setlength{\truetextsectionwidth}{\textsectionwidth-\number\value{numofgaps}\gapwidth} The above code is a snippet from the answer of How ...
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Number of Equation: 1, 1a, 1b

Following Problem: I have a PDE and two boundary conditions what i actually want is: PDE (1) BC1 (1a) BC2 (1b) and what i have is: PDE (1) BC1 (2a) BC2 (2b) is there something which provides a ...
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Definition with roman counter value

Is it possible to write a definition with a counter value? I have many definitions with a Roman numeral: \def\abcI{} .. \def\abcII{} .. \def\abcIII{} .. But this is not possible: ...
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I want to reset the question numbering under each section?

I am using exsheets to type questions and answers. When I start a new section, the question number continues from the previous one. How do I reset it it and make it start from number 1 again? Here is ...
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Calculating with different types of variables

Is there any way to calculate the height of a node in a tikz pictures and to divide a length by an another length to get a counter and to round it up? If yes where could i read after the subject of ...
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\stepcounter is not working in subsection heading

I have defined a new counter as: \newcounter{lecCounter} \newcommand{\lecID}{\stepcounter{lecCounter}\thelecCounter} And I wish to use it as: \subsection{Lecture \lecID } But it gives error: ! ...
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Beamer Counter Command [duplicate]

I am wanting to number questions in a Beamer presentation. I created the following counter command: \newcommand{\qcount}{\arabic{QCount}: \addtocounter{QCount}{1}} I have a \pause command on a ...
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running number/counter (e.g. {244}{a}) for a text

To assign a running counter to parts (not paragraphs, not lines) of a document with facing greek text and translation (finally I will use eledpar) I need a command (call it \Steph) which 1a) inserts a ...
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Converting strings to counts

I'm reading in a number (as text) from the aux file and I want to do a numerical test (\ifnum) on it. I can to it using \setcounter and \value, but I really don't want to create a counter just to do ...
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amsmath align* tampering with a counter of mine

\documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage{amsmath,mathtools} \makeatletter \newcount\mw@shortcnt \mw@shortcnt=0 \newcommand{\short}[1]{% \global\advance\mw@shortcnt by +1% ...
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Set theorem counter to be Roman

I wanted to make the counter for a theorem displayed as capital roman numerals (I, II, III), but none of these attempts worked \newtheorem{test}[\Roman{counter}]{Theorem} ...
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How can I get latex to show an error message if there are too many pages?

I have a series of pdf files that I'm combining. I'd like to include as many of them as possible in the finished document, but for logistical reasons I cannot have a total of more than 50 pages. Is ...
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Numbering tables sequentially [duplicate]

I would like to number my table so that I have, e.g. Theorem 1.3 Table 1.4 Lemma 1.5 How can I achieve this result? I am also using cleveref, so ideally \cref{ThatTable} would produce a linked ...
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Manually setting chapter counter overrides TOC

I have parts for each year: \part{2011} ... \part{2012} ... etc. ... I want the chapter number to be the month of that year for stylistic purposes (e.g. like how the chapter number is shown here) ...
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Setting the enumi counter under custom enumeration with enumitem

I have a several items in an 'enumitem' enumerate environment with custom label styles, and I would like to repeat them at various points later on. Something like this: (a) Unicorns don't exist. ...
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Change a letter in the alphabet in alphabetic counter

Using an alphabetical counter in arabic by the command \alph, it gives for the first letter of alphabet the arabic letter ا which is not so "beautiful" to use... I want to use the letter أ instead of ...
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Expand second argument/counter

I'm currently working on a somewhat automatic way to generate B+ trees. Thus I introduced a new macro to generate the content of a matrix of nodes which should also generate the labels automatically. ...
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Adding a new crossref type for a user-defined environment

In short, I'm trying to define an environment comment which has its own crossref type and counter. I want to be able to refer to these comment environments later. Looks like cleveref does what I ...
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Continue counting for footnotes in a sideways-table

I'd like my sideways-table footnotes to continue the counting of the normal footnotes. At the moment the footnotes in my sideways-table restart counting. Here's what I've got: \documentclass[11pt, ...
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arrays of counters for tikz nodenumbers?

Answering How to highlight portions of a matrix is a nice technique that isn't invasive, but requires manually numbering the nodes. I'd generalized it slightly: \documentclass{article} ...
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How to expand the countername before calling \newcounter or \addtocounter [closed]

I need to do the following \newcounter{problem\theenumi} Clearly, enumi changes with time, but the counter name must be fixed NOW! So, for example, even after \end{enumerate} I should have access ...
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Subequations, tags and numbering

I have a problem with the following code. \begin{subequations} \begin{empheq}{align} & a = b \label{E1} \\ & c = d \label{E2} \end{empheq} \end{subequations} \begin{subequations} ...
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Correct usage of the LaTeX \newcounter and associated commands?

Previously I had a question about the \newcount command. I was then led to consider the \newcounter command instead, that does allow the use of digits in counter names. Accordingly, I have modified ...
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Workaround that allows the use of digits as part of counter names?

I tried to define indexed counters, such as x1, x2, . . . etc, by defining them like this : \newcount\x1, \newcount\x2, . . . etc, but it didn't work. Is there a workaround for this in TeX or LaTeX ? ...
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How do I disable the theorem counter for \autoref when using an extended theorem name?

I’m writing a paper, and I need to quote a theorem by a mathematician whom we’ll call Genius. This theorem already goes by a well-known name, say Genius’ Special Theorem. I’d like to cite this theorem ...
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How to make the asterisk a part of a counter?

I am writing a usual article in amsart style using amsthm package to number the theorems. I need to enumerate certain conditions, while two of them have to bear the same number differing only with an ...