{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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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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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 ...
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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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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. ...
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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}, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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“\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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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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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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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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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} ...
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labels for itemize in proposition

I have a Proposition which consists of an itemize with three claims, i.e. \begin{prop} \begin{itemize} \item[(i)] ... \item[(ii)] ... \item[(iii)] ... \end{itemize} \end{prop} I wish to insert ...
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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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What's the difference between \ref and \autoref?

I've always used \ref for referring to labelled items, but a LaTeX template I downloaded uses \autoref instead. What is the difference?
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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} ...
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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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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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Referencing subfigures in main caption (with \subfloat and \subref)

I've used subfloat to include subfigures, with their relevant labels but with empty captions. what I'm going to do is to reference these figures with \subref in the main caption of the figure. But ...
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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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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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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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How to make \ref references include the word 'Figure'? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Table, Figure, and Listing prefixes Automatically inserting “Section, Subsection, etc” I'm using the package hyperref. When referencing my figure, I ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Reference to a listing returns wrong number

I'm using the following code to create a listing with sourcecode: \begin{lstlisting}[caption={caption_text}\label{lst:a_label},language=Java] // Code... \end{lstlisting} Unfortunately, a ...
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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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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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How to set a marker/counter/label to an arbitrary piece of text?

Is it possible to attach a marker to just a place in text, not to section, sub-section, etc.? This is what I'm trying to achieve: \begin{document} Alex (see~\ref{alex}) is a boy, Jessica ...
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Automatically insert “in the next [chapter/section/subsection]” if reference is sequential

I'm aware of the cleveref package \cref which adds the correct reference name (see: Automatically inserting "Section", "Subsection", etc). I have a few references which refer to ...
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How to compare the output of \ref to a number?

I want to compare the output of \ref to a number in LaTeX. I thought it would be easy but after spending lots of hours surfing the net I still don't know the answer. I found similar questions on this ...
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Wrong reference number for subfloat

I am trying to reference a subfigure in my text but it is numbered incorrectly. Here is a minimal working example: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} \usepackage{subfig} ...
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How to \ref a \subsubsection

I'm trying to reference 2 subsubsections from my document. My structure is like: \chapter{something} \section{1.1} \subsection{1.1.2} \subsubsection{Number 1} \label{sssec:num1} ...
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Automatically highlight undefined references

Is there a way to force LaTeX to automatically change the formatting of the ?? that gets typeset in place of an undefined reference? For example, can one make LaTeX draw a yellow "highlight" ...
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Input manually a number into \eqref

Often while writing papers I find the need to cite particular equations from other papers. For example, the landmark paper by Einstein, Newton, and White (2015) lays out the theory of everything in ...