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\label is forcing roman numerals into arabic numbers

I am trying to put a caption and label on a table for a lab report. My professor insists that we use roman numerals for tables e.g. (Table IV). But the \label command is forcing 'IV' into '4' when I ...
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How to set a simple counter in a certain chapter

How can I set the equation counter to behave differently for a certain Chapter? I am writing my phd thesis, and I want to have a simple equation counter for the introduction. In general, ...
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Loop to create new counters

I want to create counters in a loop like this (with the packages multido, totcount) : \newcounter{compteurChi}% first counter \regtotcounter{compteurChi}% define the first counter as a ...
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Counting backwards

The following produces a counter that counts in increasing arabic numerals. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \pagestyle{empty} \begin{document} \newcounter{myCounter} \addtocounter{myCounter}{1} ...
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Get number of each slide and total slides with respect to the whole presentation

I need to get the number of each slide and the total number of slides in order to calculate the progress of my presentation, but I can only do this for frames, as my MWE below shows. Basically I need ...
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Dot before Chapter and Section numbers

My Chapter numbers come out to me Chapter .1 instead of Chapter 1. This problem persists throughout in section as well as ToC. A similar question is answered earlier, Dot before numbering, but it ...
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How change numbering table just in one chapter?

I have set book and numbering a table is 1.1...second chapter 2.1.....and one chapter just in one I need numbering my table just table 1 table 2.... any help ? ...
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Two different counters in chemnum package

Is there any possibility to use two independent counters within the chemnum package? I would like to label (by replacing the tags in my .eps file) substances in reactions and steps in catalytic cycles ...
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How to count the total number of sections within a chapter?

How can one count the total number of sections within each chapter? I am trying to use the totcount package, but it returns the total number of sections of the last chapter, not total number of ...
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one counter for multiple theorems?

I searched the internet for a while now but didn't quite get what i wanted. I want number different theorems with the same counter, which depends on chapter and section. eg Lemma 1.1.1 Example 1.1.2 ...
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Numbering of items in a chapter

I am writing my thesis with book class. All but one of the chapters have subsection. For the particular chapter without a subsection, the first definition number comes as 2.0.1. The 0 is for the ...
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Do a setcounter only for an included file

I have currently the following situation: I am including a Latex-File in my main file. This file already has several \section{}-parts. Now I want to let their counting begin at 1 again, but without ...
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Setting a counter to a value obtained by expansion

I use the glossaries and minitoc packages. Minitocs are generated for all glossaries printed in the table of content, eg with the toc option for the glossaries package. When one prints the glossaries ...
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Add version number to document from file

I have been going crazy looking for a solution. Essentially, I need to add the version number of the document somewhere on the title page. What I want to do is have a file such as version.tex which ...
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Own counter starts at 3 in tabularx environment

the following example shows that the self defined counter in the tabularx environment does not start with "1". Can't figure out how to define the command to always start with "1". Ideas? ...
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Missing number, treated as zero with amsmath and calc

This simple code produces "Missing number, treated as zero" \documentclass{article} \newcounter{test} \newcounter{testtwo} \usepackage{calc} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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Command already defined (custom command)

When compiling following code, I the compiler tells me that a command is already defined (the name is \c@b...). \documentclass{article} \usepackage{calc} \usepackage{ifthen} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Ignore numbering of some tables

I have a document with two tables. I want my second table to be Table 1 both in List of Tables and caption. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabu} \usepackage{longtable} \begin{document} ...
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Do section counters need to be reset if you reset chapter counter?

The answer to this question How to remove chapter numbering without removing it from tableofcontents was given as: \newcommand{\mychapter}[2]{ \setcounter{chapter}{#1} \setcounter{section}{0} ...
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Start inparaenum-numeration with another letter than “a)”

How can I start \begin{inparaenum} with an arbitrary letter (other than a)) after a break in the inparaenum-environment. I would like to let a new inparaenum-environment be related to the end of the ...
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Counter not incrementing when defining crefname with cleveref and algpseudocode

I am renaming the "line" label for lines in the algorithmic environment, since I am using the default label for lstlisting environment. As soon as I add define \crefname for it, the counter does not ...
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How do counts differ from numexpr

To do basic arithmetic on numbers, one can utilize TeX counts, \newcount\c \c=2 \advance\c 3 \typeout{\the\c} LaTeX counters \newcounter{c} \setcounter{c}{2} \addtocounter{c}{3} \typeout{\thec} ...
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Generate a sequence of dates in LaTeX

In LaTeX, I'd like to generate a sequence of dates, which repeats on Monday and Wednesday every week. The sequence should look like: Mon 3/30 Wed 4/1 Mon 4/6 Wed 4/8 ... I have tried to use the ...
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Beamer: transparency of a picture on section frame depending of section number

I'm a new Beamer user. The following code is there just to explain what I intent to do: Put on the "sectionpage" frames a picture with transparency, the transparency level being function of the ...
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How to set the counter for examples to continue from theorems?

I have the following lines: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt, twoside]{thesis} \usepackage{verbatim} \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath} \usepackage{amsthm,amsfonts,amscd,amsrefs} ...
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How to get LaTeX to expand at the correct position?

I have a latex document which in the main part lists a number of "tasks" (for students to solve); to each task belongs a "script", however, all scripts are supposed to be printed in an appendix at the ...
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Evaluate \arabic inside \nth (1st, 2nd… in lists)

I'm trying to define the following environment: \newlist{aims}{enumerate}{1} \setlist[aims,1]{ label={~ \textbullet ~ ~ ~ ~ ~\nth{\arabic*} best ~~~ =}, leftmargin=*, align=left, ...
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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