{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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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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eqref in captions with mathtools

I've now tried mathtools for the first time, for the sake of showonlyrefs. It works fine, except if I put an \eqref command into a figure caption, in which case I get: ! Argument of \@caption has an ...
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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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Reference to page-range: can LaTeX convert “3-4” to p. 4f or “3-5” to p. 3ff ?

The varioref package can also cite page ranges by defining a reference to 2 different labels with \vpagerefrange. I did not find information about an option which allows to typeset "5-6" as "5f" ...
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How to use \ref command in the test block of \ifnum?

Is there a way to use \ref{} inside the test part of \ifnum. The following example runs into an error. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{table} \caption{ex} \label{tab:ex} ...
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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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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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cleveref & varioref : Missing \endcsname inserted

I read the excellent question Difference between ref, varioref and cleveref. Decision for a thesis and various doc on the net (the varioref package documentation) and tried to use it... but with many ...
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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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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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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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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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\nameref only shows reference as a red rectangle, no name in it

I'm trying to use \usepackage{hyperref} to reference in the text a section by name. The section to be referenced is \section{whatever}\label{sec:marker} However, when I place in the text ...
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Splitting(!) one latex document into two pdf outputs including references

I have a quite huge thesis-latex-document with lots of references to the appendix. The whole document I would like to split into two pdf-files. That means: I would like to have the thesis and the ...
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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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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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Distinguishing \ref and \cref through different colors

I have the following problem with the hyperref, and the cleverefpackages. I would like to distinguish internal links (e.g. sections, etc) from mathematical links (e.g. definitions, theorems, ...
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ref to subsection number only

is there a way to reference the subsection part only? Example: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \section{This is my section} For further information see subsection \ref{subsecthree} within ...
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How can I make a reference to a Glossary that typesets as \glossarytoctitle?

I'm using the glossaries package. I created a custom glossary called foo with the title, "My Foo Glossary Title": \newglossary[fgg]{foo}{fgs}{fgo}{My Foo Glossary} Ideally, I'd like to make a ...
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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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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 ...
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How to reference a point in a document with a counter and descriptive text?

This is a follow-up question to the previous questions: How to label a word inside a paragraph? How to refer back to a point in the document with custom counters? The code below ...
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\ref* with Beamer

When I use \ref*{xx} in beamer, it gives me an error: "pdfTeX warning (dest): name{*} has been referenced but does not exist." Does beamer fool with it, or what am I missing? If I run a regular MWE ...
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amsmath - multiple labels in one equation

I would like to use multiple labels in the same equation when using amsmath. Basic latex already has this feature, but not amsmath, which seems to manipulate labels in complicated ways. Is it possible ...
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Referencing items while using uncover

I am writing a presentation (using beamer) for a seminar and I just faced a problem I can't handle. On one slide, I have a big equation and then use an uncover-list to explain all the elements in ...
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How can I label an equation as (*) [duplicate]

Here is the code which has an equation in the form of \[... \]: \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{braket} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \textbf{Proof-} Every ...
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Cross-referenced equation never becomes defined

I have a strange problem with cross-referencing my equations: no matter how often I run pdflatex they stay undefined. Other references do get resolved. Is there something wrong with the way I label ...
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Cross references and citations do not show in LibreOffice after htlatex conversion

When trying to convert a simple LaTeX document to LibreOffice/OpenOffice, cross references and citations do not show in the final document. They do when converting to (X)HTML, but this has other ...
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Change the reference style for subfloats: from 1a to 1(a)

How to change the reference style to subfloats (package subfloat) in a figure from <number><letter> to <number>(<letter>).
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Incompatibility of caption and cleveref package [closed]

The following code produced a TeX capacity exceeded error \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{cleveref} \begin{document} \begin{figure} Text \label{fig:figures:1} ...
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Show “Page X of Y” only if there are multiple pages?

I'm trying to add a line in the header to be "Page X of Y", but only if there are multiple pages. My main problem is how to format the if statement. So far I have \ifx \pageref{LastPage} 1 ...
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Force the numbering of a specific equation when mathtools showonlyrefs is true

In order to don't waste time in adding/removing *-caracters to number or not equations, I use \mathtools{showonlyrefs=true} in the preamble. Nevertheless, sometimes I'd like to number unreferenced ...
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How to refer to (or avoid) a numbered entity in section title

I need to refer to a model described elsewhere, from a section title, like \section{Analysis of model X} One way of referring to a model is to create a new counter, and then write ...
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How to get \ref to automatically output Table, Appendix etc.? [duplicate]

When I use \ref my output is just the number of the table or letter of the appendix. So for example in my MWE below when I enter See \ref{Test1} my output is See 1.1 and for See \ref{AppendixA} output ...
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(Re)define \ref for chapter that includes the part number

Consider this MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{xcolor} \pagecolor{yellow!10} \usepackage{trace} % avoid page breaks of \part, \chapter \makeatletter \renewcommand{\part}{\secdef \@part ...
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Customized list cross reference error

I have created a customized list environment in the book class. The labels for the list are produced the way I want, but when items are referenced, they are not labeled correctly. Here is the code. ...
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Multiple \label commands before \ref

I have tried several approaches to solve my problem but unfortunately none successful yet. I can not find documentation mentioning how to solve this particular case. My problem is that I am using a ...
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Refer to a particular line of a page

I am new to LaTeX, so I was probably quite naive to think that I will get a ready answer to this but to my surprise was not able to find an answer to this. I just want to refer to a particular line ...
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cross references different from tableofcontents

I have a document divided into \part \chapter \section and \subsection. I have 3 parts and in each part I reset all the counters. I want that, when I do a crossref to something that is in the 1st ...
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Problem when using pdfcomment in figure captions and then referencing

This is possibly a bug in the pdfcomment package, maybe not. I use the \pdfmarkupcomment[]{}{} macro to insert highlighting into the caption of a figure. Then follows a lable. I reference the figure ...
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Figure references doesn't work

I'm writing a document with some figures, each one has one label, and I'm using references. Every figure used appear at the list of figures, but not when referencing from text. When I do that, it ...
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Macro: Replace all occurrences of words which are identical to content of \label{…} into \nameref{…} (unless of course the \label itself)

This question is a follow-up of Macro: Replace all occurrences of a word, but would like to ask for a possibility to do the same with words (e.g. foo) that are identical to the contents of certain or ...
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Problem cross referencing when using include tcommand to include multiple files

I have been dealing with a Latex bug for the past 4 months that I have been unable to resolve. The issue is that a lot of my cross references come out as ?? when I use \include{filename} from a ...