{cross-referencing} is about making connections from a point in a document to related information elsewhere, usually within the same document. Standard commands are \label and \ref. For questions about citing or bibliographies, use {bibliographies} instead.

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newcommand with optional argument displays wrong text

I tried to set up a new command with optional arguments. The problem is that the command displays 'st:code'. What's wrong? Thanks in advance! \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,10pt]{report} ...
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Referencing my own command

I'm trying make my own command for a requirements document. I'm now looking for a way to reference my requirements. This should be possible by using \ref and the later on with the hyerref package. ...
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How to refer to a result of an equation [duplicate]

I have a question: is it possible to \ref a result of an equation? For example I have something like: A is: A = \frac{B}{10} B is: B = 1 + 2 = \somelabelfunction{B}{3} %I want this to show the ...
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Referenced equation numbers not shown in unreferenced equations

I like very much the mathtools option showonlyrefs which allows that labels of an equation are displayed only, if there is a reference to the equation. The problem is, that references in an equation ...
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How to ignore undefined references (e.g. when temporarily commenting out whole chapters)?

I'm working on a fairly large document, and compilation times are somewhat annoying. My general workflow is to use: latexmk in continuous mode to compile the document (pdflatex), and rubber-info on ...
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Trouble with referencing elements from bibliography

I am currently writing my bachelor's thesis, and have been having some trouble with Bibtex. I created a Bibliography successfully through Mendeley - However, the way the ressources are listed are as ...
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Refer to page number in separate document [duplicate]

I have two Latex documents, both are 'report' document class. The first doc is a manual used for teaching, the second contains solutions to exercises. In the second doc, I would like to refer to page ...
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Multiple versions include of a chapter

I would like to include a chapter two times, a short version in the main part and a long version in the appendix. Everything works fine except the labels and references. Is there a way to redefine ...
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Repeat the Entire Labeled Text upon Referencing

I would like for the text of an item in and enumerate environment to be repeated automatically upon referencing. This is similar to MS Word's cross-referencing option for inserting entire text. Can ...
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Referencing at separate points to just one book

I have a book called $\pi$ unleashed that I wish to reference several times in my document. I want to reference it so that in the text it would say [2 p45], [2 p65] etc and then in the bibliograpy ...
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Automate changing labels

In my .tex file, I have several sections and labels for these sections, and these labels are cross referenced in the text like this: \subsection{My Section Title} \label{sub:my_section_label} Lorem ...
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How to reference figures with short path correctly?

I am trying to reference figures with short path but every time I compile I get a blank space, the code I used is: \documentclass[15pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{url} ...
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Ref to table without actually having a table [duplicate]

I would like to generate TOC entries for tables, without actually having a table but something other in place (a image) The background is, that in my document are some tables, which were quite big ...
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Detect / use flag to alter command behaviour at beginning of sentence

Due to my lazyness I defined a command to ease insertion of references to tables, meaning it automatically inserts "table X" instead of only "X" (see MWE below). Depending on if the reference is the ...
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PDF bookmarks don't work correctly (every reference points to the first page of the document) [on hold]

As I almost described in the title of this question, my problem is the following: I'm trying to create suitable PDF bookmarks to my document but all the references (bookmarks on the left side, ...
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Cross-referencing specific words [duplicate]

I would like to cross reference to specific words in a document so that when I click on a word, it will bring me to a specific place in the document; similar to a hyperlink, except the 'URL' would be ...
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One of my references is listed with no information [closed]

I have a document with some references. One of them is listed like this: With no information listed. The bib file is: @article{Shaklee1971, author = {Shaklee, K. L. and Leheny, R. F.}, ...
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Many erros when refer to equations [closed]

In my documents I usually refer to the equations in different environments like align gather equation. Then I found that \eqref are not stable commands. Sometimes \eqref can give me correct ...
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Table of contents in black. Cross references and bibliography references in blue

I am using article as document class and chicago as bibliographystyle. I want to display the table of contents in black (still being able to click on the sections and subsections) and the cross ...
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Making a newspaper entrytype based on the article entrytype

I'm having a great deal of difficulty with defining a newspaper entrytype and adjusting the citation style to match my university's guidelines. I'm required to use Harvard format, so my newspaper ...
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change the way \ref reference a subsection [duplicate]

Hi I have a problem with sectioning: I would like to call each section with Roman numbers I, II, III and each subsection with letters A, B, C and subsubsections with Arabic numbers 1, 2, 3. However ...
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How to change the bracketed references at the end of an article to parenthesis, i.e., [1] to (1). [duplicate]

How to change the bracketed references at the end of an article to parenthesis, i.e., [1] to (1). The journal in question wants (1) at end of the article not [1] which I get with latex \article.
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\autoref{} printed “Theorem 2.1” instead of “Lemma 2.1”. How to change? [duplicate]

I labeled my lemma with \label{lem1} and referred to it later using \autoref{lem1}. However, what was printed was "Theorem 2.1" where it should really say "Lemma 2.1". How do I fix this? ...
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exponential reference notation within the text using \article [duplicate]

How is the easiest way to change references in the text from [#] to exponential notation within latex \article?
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How to define optional second argument for macro?

I've defined a command which lets me quickly reference to the number (of figure or table) AND page at the same time: Command \newcommand{\kplref}[2]{~\ref{#1}, S.~\pageref{#1}{#2}\xspace} The ...
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How to get the lettering in \citeyear?

I have the following document \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage[maxlevel=3]{csquotes} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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LaTeX Labels: Any Constraints on Length

Are there any limitations to how long the text in a \label{text} can be? I'm asking syntax-wise not aesthetic/practicality-wise.
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Incompatibility between package [francais]{babel} and refcheck

Below is an example that fails, giving, at compilation: ! Missing \endcsname inserted. <to be read again> \penalty l.10 On identifie \ref{eq:xx} With ...
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Multiple labels for one line of alignment

I have these four equations thus aligned, and would like to label each of them separately, placing the labels to the left of the two equations on the left and to the right of the other two. So far, ...
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Create a figure reference without defining a figure

I am writing a physics lab and I have a list of figures in the appendix, each figure has a reference. I also have two pages that have handwriting that are to be included in the report, and I want to ...
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Software to manage labelled objects for efficient cross-referencing (theorems, proofs, equationarrays, …)

Is there perhaps open-source software for managing labelled objects? I am looking for a BibDesk for theorems basically because I have rather many propositions and theorems floating around that I ...
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Managing Labels and their References in one TEX file that includes various TEX files

I have one TEX file that utilizes various TEX files via INCLUDE command. My problem is to cite a label of one file in another file. FOR EXAMPLE. I have created labels in all Chapt1 to Chapt4 files. ...
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Collection of 'clickable' resources in LaTeX

Coming from software development, I'm used to Cmd+click on resources in my IDE to open a referenced file or to jump to a certain position in the current file. Currently and in TexShop, one can rely on ...
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imakeidx \see clash with \backmatter

I wonder if someone could explain what's happening in the following MWE, where the use of \backmatter will make disappear the index crossed-refs (\see and \seealso commands); try uncommenting ...
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How to add text to a title without it appearing in the reference?

I'm trying to make a section title with additional information next to it. Currently I'm simply changing the style and adding the text directly to the section title but it has the unintended side ...
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Cross-reference auto-completion with Subfile [closed]

I'm using Sublime Text 3 with LatexTools for my document. I have a document main.tex, which has subfiles Chapter1.tex, Chapter2.tex, etc. I would like to be able to have auto-complete for my ...
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Make a hyperlink in Latex document [duplicate]

Currently I am labelling equations in Latex by \label{name} and quoting them again with \ref{name}. Now I saw in quite a few papers that it is apparently possible to have not just a reference ...
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Make reference to the name of the thing you refer to

I'm giving an example \section{About Cats and Dogs}\label{sec:catsdogs} some text [...] In Section \ref{sec:catsdogs}, we have ... I know there's a command \nameref{sec:catsdogs}, but this just ...
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Different reference headings using chapterbib

I'm writing my thesis, in which I have a few chapters. Each chapter is included as a separate file. I use chapterbib to generate a separate reference list at the end of each chapter by the following ...
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Recent alternatives to the historian package

The historian reference style is almost exactly what I need, but it's causing a lot of errors and seems to be kind of outdated. Are there any recommended recent alternatives? I need footnote ...
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Printing Caption of an environment in text automatically

Consider the following situation Suppose that I have several environments, each with a caption. To be clear, suppose that I have the following environments: \newtheorem{theorem}{Theorem} ...
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Refer to the item that follows a certain label/reference

We are creating use cases with a scenario represented by an enumeration: 1. Do step 1 2. Do step 2 3. Do step that can fail Some steps can trigger an alternative scenario that are listed as ...
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When referencing a figure, make text and figure name clickable

When referecnging a figure, you write something like: \begin{figure}[here] \includegraphics[width=0.9\textwidth]{images/example.jpg} \caption{A figure} \label{figureExample} \end{figure} and to ...
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Hidden line numbers

MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{lineno} \begin{document} \chapter{Hidden Line Number}\label{cha:hln} \linenumbers %\begin{nolinenumbers} One Two\linelabel{two}\label{two} Three The ...
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Label a word or sentence?

Is it possible to refer to a word in a sentence? Example: Hi, I love\label{Word: Love} learning so I ask a lot of questions. I would like to refer to the word "love" in the above sentence. For ...
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How to refer to section*{Masi}?

Assume you have \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \section*{Methods} Please, see Section \ref{section:lorem} for the evaluation of this topic. \section*{Evaluation} \label{section:lorem} ...
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No references generated [duplicate]

I'm pretty new to latex but I'm having a real problem generating references. Here's my tex file \documentclass[11pt a4paper]{report} \begin{document} This is the first reference \cite{Shaklee1971} ...
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New page for chapters but not for sections

I would like my report to show the chapter headings in the next page but the sections on the same page. It is a double page report. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twoside]{report} \chapter{Introduction} ...
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Numbering equations

If I am writing a LaTeX document on TexMaker and I want to number my equation but most probably I will be adding details later on and I do not want to fall into retyping it all over again. So if for ...
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Label my own items

I am writing a small financial report by latex... There are several expenses which repeat quite often in the whole report, for instance food, hotels, train tickets, etc. I think it will be convenient ...