{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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Chapter ref with LaTeX

In LaTeX, we can say something like: "See equation \ref{eq} on page \pageref{eq}..." Is there any way to do: "See equation \ref{eq} in chapter \chapterref{eq}..."
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Is there a software in Ubuntu that can analyse the cross references (theorems, lemmas, equations, etc.) in a tex project?

There are some software to analyse the cross references among codes (Java or C++). I used to use a software for code analysis under Windows many years before. But I can't remember the name. On linux, ...
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Multiple subequation labels in one \ref

I'm trying to write a macro that puts subequations' labels in parentheses in a compact form. For example, if I have \begin{subequations} \begin{align} y - ax &= b \label{subeq1}\\ x^2 + y^...
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How to cross-reference theorems with “Theorem”?

I use \begin{lemma} \label{aaa} ... \end{lemma} \begin{theorem} \label{bbb} ... \end{theorem} and many other similar kinds in the same document. When I cross-reference those lemmas and theorems ...
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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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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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Article appendix with sections and toc entries in the form “Appendix A”

I have been trying to get the appendix for my thesis done. I've read a lot about it and as always you can chose between a fiddly way and a magic package that doas the job to solve a problem (I usually ...
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Why does the compiler keeps telling me (forever) to rerun because labels have changed?

I have a LaTeX paper (multifile setup, using \input{} statements) that , since a few days ago, keeps telling me at each compile (both with pdflatex or latex): LaTeX Warning: Label(s) may have changed....
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Crossreference in Ref Range [(1a-1e) to (1a-e)]

I am just a beginner in LaTeX, I am facing a problem in Ref Range, \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amssymb,cleveref} \begin{document} \ref{eq1a,eq1b,eq1c,eq1d,eq1e} \begin{...
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Need help creating a custom aux file read/write routine to suit my needs

I require two new commands, \createreference and \citereference, to work with. They should work as shown in the following examples: \createreference{john}{John Q. Citizen} should write the text “John ...
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Reference plain text

Is there a way to reference just plain text with the \ref{} tag? I have a table with two columns. Each column has content which links to a different part below. The reference in the first column is ...
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Why does \label create an undesired white space after \phantomsubcaption?

Usually \label does not create any white spaces. However, It creates an white space when \label is used after \phantomsubcaption from subcaption package. Why? How can I get rid of this white space? ...
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Enumerate after \label

I have the following code: \usepackage{hyperref} \newtheorem{thm}{Theorem} \begin{thm} \label{mythm} \begin{enumerate} \item \end{enumerate} \end{thm} \ref{mythm} The ref prints the ...
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Creating a “\label” that, if necessary, spans over several pages

What I want to do is the following: I want to refer to an earlier block of text. I could do this by using the \label and the \ref commands like so: \label{x} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur ...
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Referencing figures doesn't work [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where to put the \label on a figure environment? I'm having a problem with referencing figures in LaTeX. I have the following text: \begin{figure}[H] \center \label{fig:...
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Can I re-use section labels across chapters?

I'm formatting a long document with many chapters. Most chapters contain some generic sections (e.g. "Introduction," "Results," ...) and most of them are already labeled accordingly (e.g. \label{sec:...
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Regular Expressions in refs (i.e., \ref{tab:foo.*} )

Sometimes I want to refer to a long list of tables or figures. I've labelled them in categorical ways, but it's a lot of typing (I'm lazy programmer) to type out something like: \ref{tab:foo1}, \ref{...
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How to create *local* labels/refs in LaTeX?

Concise question: Is there any way to limit the scope in which a \label is visible to a \ref? Motivation: My current goal is to create a rather large document, containing many exercises and their ...
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How to create my own ref label system?

I want to add a hyperlink to sections where a file is discussed. Additionally the usage should be added to the index. In principle this is very close to the label ref system. A simple approach would ...
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Getting “You have to run LaTeX again to get the references right ” over and over again

on Ubuntu 10.04 with Emacs 23.1.1 and TexLive, writing a book (scrbook) spread over different files, I have the following problem: Doing C-c C-c in Emacs (the usual cycle LaTeX BibTeX LaTeX LaTeX) I ...
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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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cleveref and appendix packages: appendix referenced as section

Using this example: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{appendix} \usepackage{cleveref} \begin{document} \section{The first section}\label{sec:1} \lipsum[2] \section{The second ...
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Use bibliography numbers and citation from other file

This question led to a new package: xcite I want to reference to citations from other file. Similar to what xr package does to labels, but I want to apply it for the bibliography. If I'm able to ...
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How can I get cleveref / enumitem to print, not 'item (e)', but 'Proposition 1 (e)'?

I currently make use of enumitem and cleveref to show references to theorems. Sometimes, I want to reference a point in a list inside of a theorem. It should show [Name of theorem type, e.g. Propsiton]...
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Referencing a nested list item by only its most immediate bullet

I'd like to be able to reference a nested enumerated list item only by its inner-most identifying character. \begin{enumerate}[(1)] \item \begin{enumerate}[(a)] \item \label{mylabel} Referenced ...
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“\thechapter” as prefixnumbers for bibliography with biblatex

I have a huge document and would like to do the following with biblatex: Have one (actually, several) seperate bibliography for each chapter. Add a prefix to each citation number to make them ...
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Multiple items/equations in single eqref call

How can I reference multiple items/equations in a single \eqref call? I want, e.g., "In (1,2)..." instead of "In (1) and (2)...". I'd think I could do something like \begin{enumerate} \item blah \...
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Labeling a Footnotemark

Is there a way to label a \footnotemark instance (without redefining the \footnotemark macro)? Labeling the \footnotemark has no effect (it labels whatever environment the command is invoked from) and ...
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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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Can I cross-reference computer code with LaTeX documentation?

I am updating documentation for a simulation model. Each parameter and equation is represented in different ways when found in the source code, primary references, and existing documentation. (these ...
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Having all links underlined with dotted line

so I'm trying to figure out how to have all links underlined with a dotted line. The furthest I got with this and this is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor,soul,lipsum} \usepackage[...
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Incorrect target of \label link produced by hyperref

In the following code, the command \label{my} appears on page 4, as well \pageref{my} says "4", but the hyperlink points to the page one. Why is that? \documentclass{book} \usepackage{hyperref} \...
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Reference the bibliography as a whole

I am using biblatex for my bibliography, and it's working fine: \printbibliography[title={Sources}] Everything works as expected. What I'd like to do, though, is something like See sources on ...
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Question about the use of cleveref's \Crefrangeformat

I am trying to use the package cleveref to reference to a range of equations. I'd like to have the following result in the text: Eqs. (1)-(5) I want to be able to define the format once, using ...
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Referencing line numbers in an algorithm

Referencing figures is simple: \begin{figure} \caption{Blah blah blah blah blah} \label{fig:name} %shtuff goes here \end{figure} See figure~\ref{fig:name}. I would like to know if it ...
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How to refer to a chapter with a word

I would like to refer to my chapters with the notation "First Chapter", "Second Chapter" etc, rather than "Chapter 1", "Chapter 2", etc. How can I do this? \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[...
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Cross-references in headers, clash between fancyhdr and hyperref

I am writing my thesis and using fancyhdr for the headers. Just the standard "Chapter name on odd pages and section name on even pages". I also need to use the hyperref package to break up long urls ...
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varioref: \vref or \vpageref at page boundary (may loop)

Sometimes a have situations, where I'm not able to compile a document, because the varioref package result in a loop. Here is a MWE, which result not in an endless loop, but it demonstrate the issue (...
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How to refer a section in another chapter?

To begin its not a LaTeX query but related to writing a report. What is the best way to refer a Section in another Chapter in the report ? I am using something like this, As explained in ...
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In align environment, how can you label some (but not all) of the equations?

I know that the align environment labels all the lines, while the align* environment labels none of the lines. Is there a way to have the align environment label only some of the lines? For example, ...
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Compress a list of page references

I'm looking for a pure (La)TeX solution (alas, no LuaTeX) for compressing a list of page references (given with \pageref) like cite.sty does with citations; that is "Compress lists of three or more ...
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Change format of reference to a subfigure

In my current document, I'm working with many subfigures. Normally, I like to refer to them using a style like Figure 1 b) where the space should be a halfspace, hence \, in the code. That's nice not ...
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Creating a new environment with referencing

I'm trying to create a referenceable "system" environment that basically displays an equation with a custom counter. Then I want to reference the environment with autoref, so as to have "System (S1)" ...
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cleveref and algorithm2e

I'm currently working on a document where I was using algorithm+algorithmic along with cleveref. With this everything worked perfectly. Now I had to replace algorithm+algorithmic with algorithm2e. ...
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The LaTeX runs (with varioref) never settle down to a stable final state

This is something which has happened for real in a document where I am using varioref. The LaTeX runs never end, a text chunk keeps on being moved back and forth accross a page break (naturally with ...
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\ref, make figure/table reference automatically toggle between “above” or “below”

Is it possible to automatically include a reference to the position of a labeled object (Table, Figure) in text? By this I mean the following: Say I have labeled a figure in chapter 1: \label{fig:...
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How can I print only Author-Date of the parent crossref in the bibliography entry of the child of the crossref?

I have an @article entry, which crossrefs a @periodical entry. I cite both of them. In my bibliography, I would like the article to refer to the periodical in the form of the citation, but i only get ...
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Making refcheck work with cleveref

It seems that refcheck does not recognize references made by cleveref: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{cleveref} \usepackage{refcheck} \begin{document} \begin{align} a &...
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Label in caption

For certain styles it appears that the \label statement must be included in \caption to preserve good referencing. Why is that?
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Where to put the \label on a figure environment? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does an environment’s label have to appear after the caption? I noticed that when I put the \label command before the \caption command in a figure environment, I get ...