{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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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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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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Refer to a node in tikz that will be defined “in the future” (two passes)?

I have devised a small couple of commands to have a nice "callout thing" for my notes; please consider the following MWE (the problem is also explained there): \documentclass{book} ...
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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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Lstlistings reference to line number

How can I place a 'label' marker inside a lstlisting environment (external file imported and formatted via the listinputlisting command) so that I can cross-reference a particular line number? In ...
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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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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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\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 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 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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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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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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How to automatically links questions and solutions with the Exsheets package?

I'm writing up some lecture notes that contain questions/problems for the reader scattered accross the text. The solutions are provided in the end of each chapter. Exsheets appears to be a nice ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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\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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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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Page number of glossary while using hyperref

I want to reference the glossary in the text. The solution given to this question on this website works for me. But adding \usepackage{hyperref} before \usepackage{glossaries} makes it not work ...
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Cross-reference two numbered environments

Consider the following code: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{hyperref} \theoremstyle{plain} \newtheorem{exercise}{Exercise} \newtheorem{solution}{Solution} ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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 can I cross-reference cross-references with primes?

When I try to cross-reference with \ref to gb4e's cross-references with primes (\exp) I fail. Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{gb4e} \begin{document} ...
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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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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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Cross-referencing to included PDF with counter and argument in the label

I would like to use the following code for including PDF documents in my LaTeX document: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,fleqn,parskip=half]{scrartcl} \usepackage{lscape} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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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 ...