{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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How to make \hl (highlighting) to automatically place incompatible commands in \mbox?

The soul package provides a useful command \hl for highlighting text. However, \cite, \ref, and some other commands (maybe equations too) must be placed within an \mbox in order for \hl to work ...
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Reference undefined in \section with amsbook

I have a section that is devoted to the proof of a theorem, and hence I used \section{Proof of Theorem~\ref{thm}} Of course, because of the headers that are capitalized, it asks for \ref{THM} when ...
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cleveref, autonum and labeling only referenced equations

User MMM recommended that I use the new autonum package in reply to my query. However, I am having some difficulty getting the package to work. Here is a minimal working example that compiles with ...
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Arbitrary named counter, referenced

Apologies if this has been asked before, but I simply can't find it, despite voluminous searching. Some question answer bits of my question, but not the whole. The problem is this. I want a counter ...
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Using the xr package in LyX (for cross-referencing an external LyX document)

Question: What steps are required to use the xr package in LyX in order to reference items in other, independent LyX documents? Steps already taken: The tools package (that contains the xr package) ...
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Undefined reference: autoref points to section instead of figure or table

Here is a minimum working example (an image 'test.png' needs to be in the working directory. I used this one.) % Created 2011-05-23 Mon 15:21 \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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How can I reference a table/figure/section in another document?

I am writing documentation that includes three documents for different audiences: Public Staff Developers In the Developers document, I would like to reference a table or section in the Staff ...
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Suppress equation number when not refered to [duplicate]

Is is possible to use only equation or align environments without the * and then automatically suppress the equation number if there is nothing refering to that equation? It would make the LaTeX-life ...
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What is the difference between \eqref and \ref?

Is there any difference between \eqref and \ref? I used both of them in my document using the package classicthesis and saw no difference in the result. Is there any specific situation in which I ...
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Warning: There were multiply-defined labels

I got a "LaTeX Warning: There were multiply-defined labels", and I know what it means but my document is pretty big and it has various files. So, how can I find the multiply-defined label? I am ...
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Find point of page break in an external document

I am creating multiple versions of a document from a single LaTeX source. Specifically, I have a series of lessons that have an instructor version (with notes and answers) and a plain student version. ...
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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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How to reference subfigure in caption

I used to have code like this: \caption{In \subref{fig:foo:a} you can see...}. Now I switched to using memoirs subtop/subbottom command instead of \subfigure. How can I refer to that subfigure? As a ...
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Unable to link to inserted pages with pdfpages

I would like to add labels to pages inserted with the pdfpages package. I sort of works right now, but it is not possible to link to the labels with \ref and \pageref commands. But it is possible to ...
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Is there any difference between nesting \label in \caption and putting \label outside \caption?

Is there any difference in behavior between the following coding styles? Coding style A: \caption does not enclose \label. \begin{figure} \includegraphics{cat.eps} \caption{This is a cat.} ...
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“Automatic” section labeling?

I would like to be able to link within a document to another section without having to explicitly put a label after that other section command. hyperref does this with the TOC labels, so I think that ...
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Table numbering mismatch in caption and in text

I have created 2 tables in my LaTeX document \begin{table}[hb] \centering \begin{tabular}{|c|c|r|} \hline ... not important... \end{tabular} \label{tab:2} \caption{Določanje prioritet mojstrov ...
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Show reference label when it is undefined

When a reference is undefined, LaTeX shows simply [??] which doesn't give much information. I would like it to show the label instead. This is useful when more collaborators work on the same preprint ...
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cleveref fails to reference algorithms

In the following example document, both \autoref and plain ref will correctly link and number an algorithm reference, but cleveref fails that task. It will just insert question marks instead. In ...
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Automatically add prefix to references from another document?

I'm using xr to reference equations in supplemental material to a paper. I'd like equations from the supplement referenced in the paper to automatically be prefixed with "S", so that ...
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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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\nameref — How to display section name AND its number

Is it possible to make \nameref display not only the title of the section but also its number? \section{First Section} \label{sec:some_sec} \subsection*{Unnumbered subsection} \label{sec:subsec} ...
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How to label a word inside a paragraph?

The idea is to place \LBL{some_label_name} in a paragraph so that I can refer back to the particular point inside that paragraph where the \LBL was placed. I would like to define the macro for \LBL. ...
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Including sections of source code as a listing, while being robust to source code edits

Is there a way to input particular sections of source code using \lstinputlisting (from the listings package) in a flexible way? It's possible to use the firstline and lastline options to input ...
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Macro to automatically save section name of previous section and next section

EDIT: I've edited the code that reproduces the anomalies, but I'll work on the code to more accurately depict the problem later on the day. Weird spacing in index Index doesn't appear in footlinks / ...
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Variable chapter references

I'm looking to typeset certain references à la varioref thus so: if I reference chapter 3 from within chapter 2, I'd like the output to look like "...in the next chapter---" rather than "...in chapter ...
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Using reference with externalized pgfplot figure

I am currently writing a document with a lot of plots. I draw them with pgfplots. which uses a lot of ressources. To manage that, I use the externalization feature of TikZ. In the file myarticle.tex, ...
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Cleveref: AUCTeX and RefTeX set-up

How can I set up cleveref to work with AUCTeX and RefTeX? I have tried the advice on Emacs, RefTeX and Cleveref – can they work together? but it didn't work. Additionally, when I hit enter, \ref{} ...
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beamer: using \note<> and frame labels together creates multiply-defined labels

This question is very similar to this one. However, since the solution provided there cannot solve my problem, I figured that I'd post my specific problem. Here is a minimal example to illustrate ...
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Printing selected chapters without affecting cross-referencing

I am writing my thesis in Lyx and for some reason, probably due to the style sheet, I am unable to print the complete thesis. It gives weird errors. However, individually all chapters are easily ...
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How to diagnose a permanent “Label(s) may have changed” warning?

I'm getting the following warning: LaTeX Warning: Label(s) may have changed. Rerun to get cross-references right. The problem is, it doesn't go away after rerunning (any number of times). The ...
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Inserting/Numbering/Labelling/Referencing several times the same equation written in various form

I'm looking for an automatic way in LaTeX to number a same equation that would be inserted several times (under different forms for instance). The output would look something like: some text x-y=0 ...
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Not using abbreviations with cleveref

I’d like to use the cleveref package but I don’t like that it inserts most names as abbreviations; for instance, it will print “… fig. 2.1 …” instead of “… figure 2.1 …”. Is there a way of changing ...
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Automatically numbering constants

I would like to somehow use LaTeX to automatically number constants. Some background As a mathematician, in my daily work there are a lot of throw-away constants which are not extremely important ...
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Referencing subequations with cleveref

I try to refer to the parent number of subequations with \cref from the cleveref package. However, I would like to change the output "eq. (...)" into "eqs. (...)" when I refer to parent numbers ...
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How do I make an exact copy of a table, but keep its number for referencing?

I have a table, and I want to print it twice in my document. I want them to have the same label, caption and number, so that in the caption when it says "Table 1: foo" the same number shows up, and so ...
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How to reference a paragraph with § symbol and without a dot?

I'd like to add a clickable reference to \paragraph, but instead of having just a clickable number with a dot after it, I'd like to add a \S sign to the link too (NOT the name of the paragraph!) and ...
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How to Label and Caption a Tikzpicture inside a tabular environment

What is the correct way to label and captionize a tkizpicture inside a tabular environment? (Since figures are not allowed inside a tabular) Excerpt from my .tex: \begin{tabular}{l r} & ...
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How to get a list of all the labels in a LaTeX document in WinEdt

I am writing a large document using LaTeX and WinEdt. I have labeled each chapter, section and so on. I would like to print out a list of just the labels (so that I don't duplicate one later on, and ...
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TikZ Document Navigation (\label and \ref commands)

I am currently a university student studying engineering. I have been a user of LaTeX for a few years now and cannot work out how to solve the following issue. In Australia, there are standards which ...
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Hide content to show later

My question appeared about this egreg's answer: http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/210564/15256 I have a list of exercise-answers but I don't want to show the answers immediately but after till I'll pull ...
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Custom enumeration for axioms or hypothesis

This is a follow-up from : Custom Enumeration I'd want to obtain something like : Axioms list : A1. First axiom A2. Second axiom A2'. Equivalent version of the second axiom with cross-reference, ...
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Avoiding multiple label-refs in simply-formatted documents

I want to build a file with a number of math problems and solutions, like: Problems ... ... ... Solutions ... ... ... I want to link back and forth ...
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Hyperref links linking to the wrong label.

I'm currently trying to write up some solutions to a set theory text, but some of my labels don't seem to be working correctly. I've uploaded it here, if it's perhaps helpful to look at. Anyway, I ...
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How to reference \paragraph?

It is well-known that \section environment may be assigned a label \label{refname} and then the refname may be used in order to reference this section: \section{My nice section} ...
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How exactly does \def\p@figure{Figure~} work?

I took this line from my thesis style and added it into my document (preceded by \makeatletter) and what it does that whenever I used \ref{figureid} instead of putting just the figure number, it puts ...
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Is there a way to have latex detect forward references?

I've got a very large document (which I've broken into "chapters" and such) which I've recently moved a few things around in. Is there a nice way to get latex to output a list of forward references? ...
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Defining custom labels

Is it possible to define a directive which creates a custom label which I can later reference on multiple locations with \ref{...}? For example: ... \createlabel{l-foo}{22} ... % later in document: ...
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What to consider when naming labels to prevent errors?

This question is inspired by Umlauts in label and a quote from an answer to How to automatically add \! in subscripts? However the best is to avoid _ in labels. I already name all my labels with ...
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How to refer back to a point in the document with custom counters?

The easiest way to explain what I would like to have is to show the desired output and I would like to get this by writing something like: \begin{document} Draw point B \STEP{drawb}. Connect A and ...