Trying to reference a section WITHOUT having section numbers present. Possible?

The following:


Fulbright Scholarship (see Section \hyperlink{myLink}{\ref{subsec:fulbright}} below).

obviously yields the error,

Package hyperref Warning: Suppressing empty link on input line 57.
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    You could use the command namerefprovided by hyperref as suggested here.
    – KersouMan
    Nov 30, 2019 at 19:45
  • hmmm definitely closer! I may have to settle with " please see the corresponding subsection in the \ref{sec:Research Experience} section" since my subsection title is rather complicated and would take the focus away from wherer I want it. For instance, this subsection is within the larger research experience section, and each subsection is titled like a resume item (\subsection*{NAF-Fulbright Scholar at the University of Groningen \newline (August 2019 — Present)} \label{subsec:fulbright}
    – Lopey Tall
    Nov 30, 2019 at 21:19
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    If the section name is too long, you could rephrase your text reference as something like "See the Fulbright section on page~\pageref". You might also have to add an anchor if this section is not on the same page as the previous "linkable" reference. Apr 29, 2020 at 14:16

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I'm not sure I understand what you're planning to call Section myLink here, but you could try

Fulbright scholarship (see Section \hyperlink{subsec:fulbright}{myLink})

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