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Putting an underscore in a \label

I am trying to use pdflatex to type set some files that have underscores in the \label. Such as \label{abc_xyz} and have been unsuccessful. I keep getting errors such as: ! Missing \endcsname ...
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Fancy cross-referencing

As an extended idea of Using section sign (§) for cross-references to sections, how can we use See ⚙5.2 and ☰5.3 in ☞123. instead of: See figure 5.2 and table 5.3 in page 123. ...
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Using section sign (§) for cross-references to sections

In some papers and books you see that author uses §1.3 instead of section 1.3. How § sign can be added before section (or part, chapter, ...) number automatically? Please mention any useful tip about ...
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Numbering a figure with a symbol in a way that is compatible with \label and \ref

In a long paper, full of figures labeled as usual, there are two figures which I would like to single out and label with symbols. For instance, I would like to have them labeled Figure $\dag$ and ...
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Label equation with a symbol

I would like to label an equation with an arbitrary symbol, rather than a number, or letter. Is this possible?