is about making connections from a point in a document to related information elsewhere, usually within the same document.

LaTeX's standard commands for generating cross-references are \label and \ref.

There are many packages enhancing LaTeX's cross-referencing capabilities, for instance , prettyref, nameref, titleref, , xr and . The last two are outstanding: xr allows cross-referencing to other LaTeX documents and hyperref can produce hyperlinks in PDF documents. Since the latter is a very complex package for which we've got many question, please use the tag instead, if your question specifically concerns this package.

If your question is about these or related commands or packages, use . For questions about citing or bibliographies, use instead.

See also: Cross-reference in the Wikipedia.

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