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Perhaps this is something handled by a different package from reledmac. I have the text and critical apparatus as footnotes. Now I would like to be able to refer to the line and page numbers of the text elsewhere in the document -- for instance, in the introduction, I might want to say "This scene begins on line X of page Y" or "See line X of page Y for an example." I also think that to make an extensive commentary after the text, it would be easier to do it separately than to use the \AEndnote command.

Do I need to use a different package in combination with reledmac to do this?

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reledmac provides tools for that.

First, you must mark your line

\edlabel{yourlabel}

Then you can use

see p. \edpageref{yourlabel} l \edlineref{yourlabel}

It also provides

\edlabelS{yourlabel}…\edlabelE{yourlabel}

That allow you to marks the begin / the end of a passage and to use command like

\SEref{yourlabel}
\SErefwithpage{yourlabel}

Which automatically insert starting/end lines if they differs.

Please read § 11 of reledmac handbook for more details

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    Thank you! That's very simple. Thank you for making a great package and if this project ever is published I will give you credit in the acknowledgements.
    – Chris Kern
    Jul 31 '16 at 22:41
  • your'e welcome. please don't forget to validate the answer, and not just to vote up it.
    – Maïeul
    Aug 1 '16 at 6:55

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