{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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Cross-referencing between files and equation counters

I am using package xr to cross reference between two files. Is there a way to make the equation numbers in one of the files follow the ones in the other? What I mean is, if the last equation in file ...
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\ref with tight box surrounding the reference

How can I make the colored box around a reference appear completely tight? MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,openright,final,12pt]{book} \usepackage{etex} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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Cleveref and breqn packages don't play nice together

I have been using the breqn and cleveref packages independently, and I think they are both excellent packages; but recently I have tried using them together, but it appears that cleveref cannot ...
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Customise counters, cross references to environments

I would like to make cross references to own defined counter on environments. So far I have tried the following, \documentclass{book} \newcounter{entryc}[subsection] ...
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\eqref to give reference to a sequence of subequations

Suppose I have the following code \begin{subequations} \begin{align} a+b = c \label{eq.1}\\ d+e = f \label{eq.2} \end{align} \end{subequations} I want now that upon giving the reference, it ...
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How to use the command \autoref to implement the same effect when use the command \eqref?

For example, the first equation of Section 1 in a tex file is numbered in the form (1.1), When we use the commands \autoref and \eqref for referring it, the compiled pdf file will show Equation 1.1 ...
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Modified \overline over first character of complex argument

I've been using zref to handle my references. It has allowed me to customize a reference the way I want through its property lists. In particular, I reference a variety of structures in my document ...
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Labeling Multiple Equations Per Row of a Table

I am trying to create a table with two columns of independently labelled equations (1-6). Unfortunately, everything I have found so far either has not worked or would number them as sub-equations (1a, ...
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list of occurences of references

I need a list like the list of figures for \ref entries in the text to instances of a custom Theorem environment. Here's a MWE with a handbuilt example. The solution should add features to this code I ...
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How to create a custom list and \item element?

I would like to create my own list environment with custom \item element, with a custom tag myitem, that takes an optional parameter (the 2,7,6 in my example). It should be a numbered list. I should ...
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How to imitate great looking Motion Mountain ToC, including hyperlinks?

I wanted to customize my ToC to look more or less like the one in Motion Mountain physics textbook, including clickable page numbers. My decision was to use hyperref and titletocpackages. Now it seems ...
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Numbers of figure references

I use enumerating of figures within the section \renewcommand{\thefigure}{\arabic{section}.\arabic{figure}} however, when I use a reference to subfigure, instead of 1.1 (a) I get 1(a). How should I ...
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How to understand the LaTeX warning “there were undefined references”?

I am running this LaTeX file through pdflatex and getting these warnings: latex warning: there were undefined references. latex warning: label(s) may have changed. Rerun to get cross-reference ...
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subcaption: how to redefine default separator between figure and subfigure number in \ref's?

I am migrating from subfig to subcaption package and wondering how to make the following thing. The subcaption labels in floats should look like a single italic letter in brackets (a), and ...
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Multiply defined label warnings when using Subcaption in a Tikz picture

In an earlier question, I asked how to create zoomed highlights of a larger image automatically. User Jake provided an excellent solution using TikZ. However, when subcaptions and hyperref are added ...
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Table, Figure, and Listing prefixes

Background Using LyX and KOMA Script to author a technical manual. Problem The documents are strewn with the following references: \ref{fig:Example-Database-Type} When converted to PDF, this ...
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Remove blank page between Acknowledgements and Table of Contents?

I get a blank page between “Acknowledgement” and “Table of contents”. How can I remove it? I used a template from somewhere. The preamble is as follows: \documentclass[openany,12pt]{ubthesis} ...
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Custom cross-reference formats (e.g. “Equation 1” instead of just “1”) [duplicate]

I have an equation system set up as below. When I reference it however, ie. with \ref{eqn:surfacetension}, it only prints the number '1', and not 'Equation 1'. How can I modify the code to do that? I ...
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Sub-numbering equations within array

I'm using the array environment to give multiple definitions of some value, let's call it x. I can easily get a reference to all 3 definitions together, but I want each one to have its own reference. ...
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How to get rid of \ref's parentheses (e.g., for subfigure)

I use \ref to refer to a subfigure and it shows like this in my text: This thing (Figure 5(b)) Double parentheses appear! I want this style: This thing (Figure 5b) How to make it happen?
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How to repeat the content of a quote (e.g. introduction+conclusion) without violating DRY

I'm writing the conclusion to a thesis and would like to repeat some the research questions I have formulated in the introduction. I wrapped each of the questions in a quote environment. My question ...
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Referencing a figure, table or citation

I want to refer to any figure, table or citations in my text so that if I click on the reference (or link) it will take me to the actual figure, table or citation. Currently, it is not happening for ...
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State where within the book a reference was cited

I am using a plain sort in my thesis. However, ordering the authors by last name does not help the reader find where the author/reference was cited within the book. Using the unsrt option would not ...
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Can we get references into externalized pgfplots images to work?

I have some plots created with TikZ and pgfplots. In the captions, I use \ref{...} with plot labels in order to get the marker printed there; a neat feature indeed. Now, when submitting to arXiv one ...
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tocloft cross-references a section as a subsection

I have document which creates a new list of examples. The list has a label \label{sec:examples} which labels the title of the list, which is rendered as a section. However, cross referencing ...
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Lost labels using intertext with varioref and hyperref

I have a problem using \intertext together with \vref when hyperref is also used. Consider the following minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath, varioref} ...
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Conflict between amsmath and pdfcomment

I use both amsmath and pdfcomment in one document. This leads to the references produced by (\ref{}) to appear like (zref@1) instead of numbers like (1). Without amsmath or pdfcomment this problem ...
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Extended reference for enumerate item using parent environment

I want to reference an item of an enumerate list by it's normal label, if we are still in that same enumeration and by an parent.item syntax if we are somewhere else in the document. For example: ...
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Using \label with amsmath nested environments

First of all, I'm not sure these environments are supposed to be nested, but the fact is the alignment comes out exactly how I wanted, and no errors are issued. \documentclass[a5paper]{article} ...
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Can I include the last index inside the label of an enumeration?

Can I achieve something like this with automatic numbering? Examples: 1 of 93: Example one 2 of 93: Example two ... 92 of 93: Example ninety-two 93 of 93: Example ninety-three I can ...
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Smartly omit chapter number in equation numbering

In my thesis I use chapters, sections and subsection. I like to have my equations numbered with respect to section, but I want the displayed equations numbers not to include the chapter number. ...
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How to avoid the hyperlink on a particular \ref

I use hyperref and I produce the pdf via pdflatex. Everytime I use \ref I get in the pdf a clickable link and I am happy with it... but I would like to disable the hyperlink in the pdf for one ...
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Changing the number of figure or equation automatically in text by changing the places of figures and equations

Is it possible to automatically reference a figure and equations in text? I meant sth like bibliography references. Moreover, by changing the place of the figures or equations relevant figure or ...
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Name of current section/figure

I'm looking for a LaTeX command, say \foo, which expands to the type of section I'm in. In the following, the first \foo should expand to "Section", the second to "Subsection", and the third one to ...
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Numbering of subsections and paragraphs

I have a document style for a report which I'm having to copy to LaTeX format. I'm using pdfLaTeX, for information. In essence, the system is that paragraphs are on the same level as subsections, ...
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Change caption of figure for references

I changed the caption of my figures running the following command (I'm using the babel package): \addto\captionsngerman{\renewcommand{\figurename}{Abb.}} If I use \autoref{$LABEL} to reference to ...
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Page number of glossary

I want to reference the glossary from within the text (I'm using the glossaries package). However, since the glossaries are produced using \printglossaries, I can't just put a \label command where it ...
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Reference the line number in which a (new) word occurred for the first time

I would like to cross-reference the line number in which a word occurred for the first time in some texts. For example, a text is given: LESSON I In the traffic court of a large mid-western city, a ...
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pagenote: Adding a cross-referencing mechanism

This question originates from a bug report at SourceForge.net: biblatex from April 2010. A user pointed out that a certain biblatex style (verbose-inote) produced wrong references when used together ...
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References in Chapter Titles

I am currently writing a manuscript using \documentclass{book}. I would like to devote one of the chapters in the manuscript to a proof of an earlier result. I have named the Chapter: ...
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Figure references in tufte-book

With the tufte-book class I cannot get references for figures right. \documentclass{tufte-book} \usepackage{lipsum,blindtext} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} % Demo option for MWE without image ...
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hyperref bad references

After cleaning up my project and compiling a tex file 10 times in a row: rm temp.toc temp.pdf temp.out temp.html temp.aux xelatex temp.tex # executed 10 times! I still get bad references with ...
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How to \ref to subcaption numbers (a, b) when using memoirs subcaptions?

How can I get references to subcaption numbers when using memoir? In this example: \documentclass{memoir} \newsubfloat{figure} \begin{document} \chapter{Lorem} \section{ipsum} \begin{figure}[b] ...
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How to link to a label using specific text

So I am writing a programming book and I have a code example in it that I have labeled \label{ex11}. How can I later in the document make a link to it using custom text? For example, I am writing ...
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Renew \ref command doesn't work

I'm trying renew \ref command to auto detect equation and figure. All my labels of equations start with "eq:" and all labels of figures with "fig:". So I try this way, but it isn't works for me: ...
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Strange output of \getrefnumber (refcount package) with custom enumeration

Can someone help my why are the two warning messages different syntactically (when they seem to be generated the same way)? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{refcount} ...
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Cross-ref an equation using RefTeX, AUCTeX and cleveref

After an updated of AUCTeX (to 11.87) the solution that worked wonderful from this answer stopped working. In particular, I got the following error: reftex-reference: Wrong number of arguments: ...
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Using custom \locallabels command with custom \eqref command

I am trying to restrict refs' and labels' scopes to certain sections of a LaTeX document. Cf. this question. I have a custom \locallabels{} command, modified from here, and a custom \eq{} command: ...
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Can individual items in an itemize list be labelled and hyperref linked?

If I try to label items in a list as in \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \begin{itemize} \item blah \label{list:blah} \pagebreak \item foo \label{list:foo} ...
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How to test if a given reference belongs to a list of labels?

This question is a prolongation of my previous question How to choose from a list for using result in \ref?. I got really good and interesting answers. Unfortunately I can not implement them for my ...