I want to label my figures like this:


Where is x a number which changes to some kind of step counter (numeric). I tried \newcounter{foo}, \stepcounter{foo} in the loop, and \value{foo} on x but this doesn't seem to work.

Please provide a working example.

  • Ok thanks for your constructive remark. Luckily Herbert has provided a working example making this a question which could support the broader community. – BigChief Aug 6 '14 at 22:33


see Figure~\vref{fig:scatterys0} or Figure~\vref{fig:scatterys1}
or Figure~\vref{fig:scatterys2} or Figure~\vref{fig:scatterys3}

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If you do not something special with the \thefoo then the \expandafter are not really needed.

  • Does not really work as expected, the figures are in the appendix. When adding your code i get the output: See Figure Appendix A - on page 5, instead of See Figure 1 on page 5 – BigChief Aug 5 '14 at 14:38
  • Any suggestions on how to let this work..??? – BigChief Aug 5 '14 at 14:49
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    Sigh ... Then simply use \ref instead of \vref which i used only for the demonstration. And, of course redefine \thefoo – user2478 Aug 5 '14 at 14:55
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    I need a complete minimal example to see what configuration you are using. – user2478 Aug 5 '14 at 15:49
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    with configurationI meant the settings of your document, eg the documentationclass. YXour link doesn't help it shows no complete example. – user2478 Aug 5 '14 at 16:24

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