{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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\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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Hypcap not working with custom figure environment

I'm trying to use caption with hypcap=true so that cross-reference hyperlinks will go to the figure instead of the figure caption. However, I'm using a multicol environment with a custom figure ...
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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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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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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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How do I configure a \ref of a \label to print more than just the number? [duplicate]

I am using \label in conjunction with \ref for my equations. For example \begin{equation} \label{eq:grav} F=\frac{G m_{1} m_{2}}{r^{2}} \end{equation} as shown in equation \ref{eq:grav} which ...
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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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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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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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Cross-reference to an entry in the toc?

Is there any way to cross-reference to sections/subsections via their title? I find myself writing "Please see section 4 for more details", and it gets annoying very soon, especially when I have to ...
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Where will a theorem be used?

I have once seen a book (Graph Theory by Reinhard Diestel) where the author flags his theorems by adding on the left/right of the page the reference number of later theorems where said theorem will be ...
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Custom equations' names

Do you know ho can i call a reference to an equation using \ref or \eqref and obtain (name of the equation) instead of the standard counter? Thanks!
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Autoref's inserted text has not the correct case

I'm using the \autoref tag which comes with the package hyperref for referencing my algorithms, figures etc. I read that it automatically adjusts the reference text's case, but it won't work with my ...
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Is there a standard way to refer to a range of equations?

I have occasionally wanted to refer to a range of equations in my document. So far, I've been using Equations~\eqref{firstEquation}~--~\eqref{lastEquation}, which produces something like "Equations ...
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How to display the same text in various parts of the document?

In a long, long, long writing. I have a piece of text that repeats in several places/sections/chapters. When I'm editing, I change 2 or 3 words in that piece of text. The changes have to be applied to ...
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Which equations should be numbered? [closed]

Is the best practice to number all equations, or just those that will be referred to?
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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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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 ...
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How to make the enumeration of theorem-like environments indipendent from cross-referencing in a particular way

I'm writing a mathematical paper, and right now I'm using \newtheorem{theorem}{Theorem}[section] to enumerate theorems, propositions, etc. In this way, every statement shows the number of the ...
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Cross-Reference with custom text

Is there a way to make a cross reference to a label of a header with custom text, in sense it's text should differ from the Header text, or it's number or Page (not like the predefined formats in ...
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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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Highlight referenced equation number

I have to give a talk, and I am using a LaTeX paper that I will write onto the blackboard. However, it is quite annoying to write all equation numbers on the blackboard, but I do want to have them all ...
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Refer to label in another chapter (another file)

I am writing my thesis using LyX's thesis template, and each chapter is a different file (chapter-x.lyx). However, sometimes, I need to refer to a section from another chapter, which is in a ...
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What are the valid names as labels?

What are the valid characters to use in labels? I thought that only alphabetic characters were valid, but I tested ' and ! and they work. What are the restrictions to these names?
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Testing for current page

Is there a way of testing if a \pageref is the current page? For example, in the next code: \newcommand\figureref[1]{% Figure~\ref{#1} (p.~\pageref{#1}) } I would like to eliminate 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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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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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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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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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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How to force a label to be a given string?

Normally I issue a command like \label{foo}, and this means that foo gets entered into a symbol table somewhere that says that it equals 14, or xiv, or aa, or whatever. These symbols are generated and ...
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Having trouble cross-referencing figures

I'm having a bit of trouble trying to reference figures in my latex document. Here is my latex code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} \begin{figure} Here is a figure ...
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Backreferences for equations

I'd like to put a list of pages, hyperlinked to the position of the \eqref or \cref that point to it in the margin of each \labeled equation, like backref does for bibliographies and \cite. Both this ...
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\ref Chapter Name in LaTeX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Get the title instead of number of a referenced chapter? Is it possible to use \ref{chap:conclusion} to refer to the actual name of the chapter instead of the chapter ...
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Cleveref and named theorems

Is it possible with Cleverref to reference not only the number of an environment but the "name" (the thing that is passed to it in square brackets? In the following example I want to replace the line ...
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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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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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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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Print answer key to multiple choice questions

I'm using the exam document class, and I'd like to print the letter of the correct answer. Something like: \documentclass{exam} \begin{document} \begin{questions} \question This is a multiple ...
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modifying pagenumbers in crossreferences

I need to typeset crossreferences to pages, using \pageref, with wherever possible no more than two digits. For example: pp. 1-23 pp. 101-23 %(for 101-123) pp. 101-105 %(not 101-05, because the ...