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Custom cross-reference formats (e.g. “Equation 1” instead of just “1”) [duplicate]

I have an equation system set up as below. When I reference it however, ie. with \ref{eqn:surfacetension}, it only prints the number '1', and not 'Equation 1'. How can I modify the code to do that? I ...
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Customize reference system [duplicate]

My problem is the following : I want a reference to another section to be like that : "See section 3.2" I tried \textbf{section~ref{section}} but there are two problems : Only the number of ...
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Can cross references automatically include the environment type? [duplicate]

In my LaTeX document I've defined several environments for various types of entities: theorem, lemma, corollary, definition, notation, and example. And in the text when I reference one of them I ...
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Which packages should be loaded after hyperref instead of before?

The hyperref documentation says: "Make sure it comes last of your loaded packages". The reason is that it redefines many LaTeX commands. It's a rule of thumb that helps to avoid errors. However, ...
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What is the advantage of using the notation 'fig:' in the \label {}?

Reading manuals I always find figure labeled as \label{fig:name}. I wonder where is the advantage of using this notation with fig:instead to start with the name it self. If in my document I have only ...
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Theorem packages: which to use, which conflict?

As far as I know, one can create theorem environments using any of amsthm, ntheorem, thmtools and probably more. How should I define my theorem environments? Is one package clearly superior? Which ...
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Difference between ref, varioref and cleveref. Decision for a thesis

How can one make a quick decision what the best "ref" for a thesis in pdflatex with hyperref is? After a few hours reading I do not know more than ref is used by everyone who does not know about the ...
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Making refcheck work with cleveref

It seems that refcheck does not recognize references made by cleveref: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{cleveref} \usepackage{refcheck} \begin{document} \begin{align} a &...
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Bold cross references

I'm writing my PhD thesis in LaTeX and I have a lot of figures - each one is referenced within the text. So I have: \begin{figure}[h] ... ... \label{fig:stuff} \end{figure} then, later, in the text: ...
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autoref and braces around equation number

I am writing an article for a journal with AMS math equation style, e.g. "Eq. (1)". I want to hyperref the entire "Eq. (1)" and not merely the "1". Currently I use \renewcommand{\equationautorefname}{...
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Using \autoref with tcolorbox

Is there a way to refer to a tcolorbox created theorem (created with \newtcbtheorem) using hyperref's \autoref? I've tried to set \<name>autorefname, as I would have done it for a theorem ...
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Using table number in the text

Latex takes care of the number of tables by itself. Like it will automatically number the table as Table 4 etc. I want to use this number in the text. For example, if I write "See Table 4" and later ...
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Is cleveref safe to use?

I have sometimes been warned against using cleveref because it makes very fundamental changes of some of the basic LaTeX commands, like \label. Is this concern justified, and what are the issues of ...
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Why is my cross reference not working and some other questions

I am a TEX beginner and I am now learning how to create a reference. I am reading the book "The Not So Short Introduction to LATEX2" by Oetiker, Partl, Hyna, Schlegl; on page 42 section 2.8 Cross ...
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Numbering equations with letter and number?

I need all the equations in one of the sections to be numbered as letter (R) and an ascending number (1, 2, 3...). So they look like (R1), (R2), (R3) etc. I do not want the number of the section/...

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