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Count items later in the document [duplicate]

The question is simple enough: How can I make the following output of my counter (\themycounter) say 6? \documentclass{article} \newcounter{mycounter} \newcommand{\myitem}{\refstepcounter{mycounter}} ...
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Using counter within database

I try to add a countervalue into a database. But if the database content will be printed, the value is allways the maximum value. I have a simple code example ...
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Trouble with Bible Style page header lines

I'm attempting to typeset a Bible for my mom and I'm running into a few problems and I was hoping someone here could help. First I'll start with the easy question. I'm currently using two columns ...
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Count the number of references containing substring in field

I have several references in a document. I'd like to display some statistics regarding the references - for example, citations with author Smith, citations between year xxxx and yyyy, citations ...
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Carrying counters over to another file

I have two files, say file1.tex and file2.tex. file1.tex is the first of a series of files, and it begins with counters (say chapter 1 for instance, although my counters are not used for chapters). ...
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Theorem numeration shift

I would like to numerate my theorems not by chapters but by shifted chapters in such a way that the theorems in chapter 2 would read Theorem 1.1, Theorem 1.2 and so on. I need something along the ...
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Custom counter steps twice when invoked from caption using caption package

I made a custom counter with a custom command that steps the counter and sets an automatic label for it. However, when invoking this from a caption AND using the caption package, my counter steps two ...
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Use the content of a counter in cline

consider the following example: \newcounter{cnt} \setcounter{cnt}{3} \begin{tabular}{l|l|l|} \cline{2-3} a & b & c \end{tabular} I have a package that generates tables with a ...
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How to customize cross-reference numbering of custom environments?

Context: I have several environments with custom counters. As usual, I'm referencing them along to my document but I get only the corresponding counter value as reference. Example: ...
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How to put \value{counter} as value to .aux file?

I'm trying to customize eledmac settings in a way that I can use its footnote ability just like the ordinary LaTeX footnote style, but not as one paragraph per footnote but all footnotes in one ...
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Defining a counter

I'm trying to define a new counter which does the following: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{longtable} ...
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Section numbering with numbering like 1.11

How do I set my section numbers like the given format? I'm in need of the format given below. I'm using gsm-l.cls. I'm just using tags like: \chapter{name} \section{sectionname} \begin{theorem} ...
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The package zhnumber without xeCJK

I need to use the function zhdigits from the package zhnumber to typeset a counter the way I want, i.e. convert 235 to 二三五. This package requires the package xeCJK to work properly, but xeCJK messes ...
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Add prefix command(s) - counter of todos

I would like to see the number of todos I have left. Therefor I tried to redefine the todo command as follows: \newcounter{todocounter} ...
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How can you make custom counter display types?

I'm a comp sci prof working on an exam for my students in LaTeX, using the exam class. I like to throw in a few in-jokes here and there. Unfortunately, the class breaks if you try to use 0-indexing on ...
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Reproduce the beamer miniframes environment

I would like to reproduce the miniframes features of beamer, with the bullets per section even though it would concern the chapters per part. I need a counter counting the total number of chapters in ...
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How to reset section counter

This is the barebones of my document: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} \begin{center} \textbf{\LARGE{Topic I}} \end{center} \section{Section I} content \section{Section II} ...
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Problem with counter and \pause

I am trying to create a manual continuation annotation for my presentations (because I need more flexibility than provided by the automatic splitting feature of beamer). What I thought of is, for ...
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LaTeX Error: Command \c@T already defined

this is an easy question, but I couldn't find the answer just from other similar questions. A lot of people often get an error in the form: LaTeX Error: Command \XYZ already defined. ...
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Customised counter macro in fancyvrb

I am using the fancyvrb package in LaTeX2e. I have chosen to display line numbers as I am displaying some code. (The code I am displaying is Maple, which unfortunately is not supported by the ...
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How to repeat a block of code and increment a variable by one each time?

I have many images which I would like to include in a latex document. \begin{figure}[h] \centering \includegraphics[scale=0.15]{DSC_0001.jpg} \end{figure} This block of code only differs in the ...
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How to create a fixed counter?

How can I create a counter which is fixed once it has been set? The idea is to insert some kind of remarks into a text which should be numbered, but increasing with the date of actual implementation ...
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`xr` - temporarily redefine `\label` for exporting section counter to sister document?

The goal My objective is to have continuous page (and possibly section) counters for several independent documents. The purpose is a cumulative dissertation where each paper should retain the ...
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Is there any way to hook onto the advancement of a counter?

Question title really says it all - can you hook onto \stepcounter{mycounter} which probably boils down to (I may very well be wrong) \advance \mycounter by 1 Is this a hookable thing? Edit: ...
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Using counters and \ifthen in a macro: what's wrong?

I have (made, actually) a graphic of the forepaw-print of a bear that I want to use as a flourish mark at the end of chapters and a few other places. After finishing with the image, I created a mirror ...
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How to use \ifnum for arguments (expanding macros)?

I want to count my section's, figure's etc. using the totcount package. To get a general useable template I want to show only counters which are larger than zero. But it seems that total{counter} ...
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Equation counter automatically resets after using \tag [closed]

I am currently writing my master thesis, and I have just noticed that I have a problem, that I don't know how to solve. My thesis is divided into several chapters. In the first chapter I have an ...
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How to put a counter ``This page has been viewed … times'' on PDFLaTeX output?

I asked a similar question on tracking codes. which was migrated to SO. This is a bit different. Can a PDFLateX output have a counter? Can a link on a PDFLaTeX output have a counter associated with ...
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Shared counter between enumerate and equations

I'm currently writing some math stuff in LaTeX and I've encountered the following problem: I'd like to have "shared" counters in equations and specific lists, s.t. for example \begin{equation} a ...
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How do I Auto-Label Hyperref Fillable Forms \TextField?

Is there any way to put an automatic label into the hyperref package's \TextField parameters field like this: \newcounter{lexemeCounter} ...
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Counter problem with tabulary

EDIT: As the example below was quite long, I made a minimal example below to make it easier to see the problem: In the example below, the expected values of the counters should be 0, 1 and 2, but its ...
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Using ntheorem's counter inside theorem statement

I'm using ntheorem package and I would like to use the theorem's counter within the theorem's statement. This is useful when you're defining a special object you wish to reference elsewhere, like: ...
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Making global footnotes inside a minipage with hyperref support

I would like to make footnotes inside a minipage that use the global footnote counters and the hyperref package. I'm having trouble getting hyperref to make the correct references. I imagine I need ...
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How to incorporate counter in list label [duplicate]

I want to label my enumeration like SOMETEXT01, SOMETEXT02, ..., SOMETEXT10, etc. I read through a couple of questions and know how to create a counter that adds in leading zeros. ...
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Complex Count in \foreach for number line

I am looking to create simple number lines. I have asked a similar question: Resetting numerical labels in \foreach commands on a numberline. But now I am in a different situation. I know how to ...
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Counting pages of sections

After building a second page counter that is reset for every section, I wonder how to get the number of pages of a section. Every section starts on a new page. How can I calculate the number of ...
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Cross-referencing between files and equation counters

I am using package xr to cross reference between two files. Is there a way to make the equation numbers in one of the files follow the ones in the other? What I mean is, if the last equation in file ...
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Listings: total line number count [duplicate]

Is there a way to determine how many lines a listings-environment has (included via \lstinputlisting) and display it in a text or caption? I found the counter \thelstnumber. But if it is used before a ...
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Making calculations using counter

I need to use the counter to make some computations inside loops. For instance, I want to write a for loop to get the following: ...
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How retrieve items in a list of words by number?

I'm working on a character sheet for the Fate RPG, which rates its skills with a numerical scale that corresponds to an adjective scale. I've been trying to write a macro that will take \skillAdj{4} ...
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Labeling problems with exam class usage when using multiple chapters

Using the exam document class I'm trying to create a questions/answers-sheet for a book. When working on the first chapter, everything worked nicely. When I came to the second chapter, I realized I ...
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Alternative numbering for theorem

I am using thmtools as a front end to amsthm and I have a definition environment as follows. \declaretheorem[ style=mydefinitionstyle, name=Definition, numberwithin=chapter ]{definition} ...
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Lemma numbering by first instance of referencing

My document is long with proofs broken into several lemmas and many of them are in the appendix. However, it seems odd when I am using Lemma 25 (which should ideally be Lemma 1) to prove Lemma 2. It ...
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Change theorem counter in Springer template

I used Springer template for my book, more concrete I used svmono. Here is a MWE, that is the shortened version of my template file. ...
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How to find out how many chapters are in a part?

Is there some counter that holds the number of \chapter that are in a \part? Or do I need to define and run my own counter?
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Cross-refencing a custom counter in \Alph style?

I made a 'hypothesis' custom counter in order to let LaTeX handle my hypothesis reference. My code is \newcounter{hypothese} \refstepcounter{hypothese}\label{hypo:lenght_of_words} ...
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Completely disable automatic incrementing of section and subsection counters?

I'm using LaTeX as a final build step from a specific legal source (a code of laws) that already has numbering - which is not entirely logical. So, the auto-stepping section & subsection numbering ...
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My own page number from file {counters}

I would like to add my own page number in my publications. I have file: numerki.tex zzzero jEden dWa trZy cztery ... dwadzIescia etc...... How I can add counter \counter\cyferki from file. each ...
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Part numbering with suffixes: I, II, IIIa, IIIb, IV,

I would like to have my parts numbered like this: I, II, IIIa, IIIb, ... , IV, ... I have written some code which works fine. But when using hyperref, I get this warning: destination with the same ...
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How to refer to the count value of number of lines in a lstlisting

I need to refer to to the count value of the number of lines in a listing. Is there a way to do that ? \lstinputlisting[caption={SPARQL query used...},label={lst:sqry}]{codes/sparql_query.sparql} ...