{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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How to reference an inequality with \cref?

I have inequalities being referenced by cref as equations. 1-) How can I change that? (and still have inequalities with the same numbering as equations) 2-) How can I change that and have ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: \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 \begin{...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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\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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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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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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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 \documentclass[...
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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, equations,...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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(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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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 \section{...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 Lyx),...
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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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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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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}..."