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{counters} is about macro writing involving counters. For general questions about numbering document elements, use {numbering}.

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Why is not there any \refcounter command in LaTeX?

We have the \stepcounter command in LaTeX where \stepcounter{counter} adds one to the counter and resets all subsidiary counters. We also have the \refstepcounter command where \refstepcounter{...
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How can one count the number of cited bibtex entries of a given type?

How does one print the number of cited entries of type "@inproceedings", of type "@article", etc. E.g., There are \ref{articlecounter} Journal articles.
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Reset question numbering in exam class without affecting grade table

Purpose: I need to create a document that contains multiple individual exams. I have already applied heavy customisations to the exam class so I wish to continue using it rather than having to start ...
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Reproduce the beamer miniframes environment

I would like to reproduce the miniframes features of beamer, with the bullets per section even though it would concern the chapters per part. I need a counter counting the total number of chapters in ...
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Two different page-counters in critical editions, part 2

In this question, David Carlisle provided some code to create a second page-counter in the header to indicate pages and page-breaks for critical editions. This is pretty cool. However, as documents ...
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beamer - overlays and incrementing a counter in a macro

I have a macro incrementing a custom counters in it. When this macro is used with overlays (class beamer), the counter is incremented for every overlay (as the macro appears to be called for every ...
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ConTeXt equivalent of LaTeX's \label and \refstepcounter?

In LaTeX I can label anything provided that it is numbered with a referenceable counter. Moreover, references are automatically numbered with \refstepcounter. For instance, I write the following: \...
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counters, newcount and pgfcalendar, macros

I am trying to use the pdfcalendar library, but I think I'm confused by the definitions. My Question: What kind of LaTeX counter/macro/variable can I use with pgfcalendar functions? Do I have to ...
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Numbering counter out of order - reledmac / reledpar

TL;DR In a parallel type setting environment using reledmac / reledpar, the footnote numbering is out of order. I am currently creating a Latex document in a twoside class which contains a bilingual ...
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Counting number of references using environment or special bib-entry field

Suppose, that we write a survey. Somehow we need to count a number of reviewed papers. The simplest way is to create a counter, say, refsRev and add 1 at each \cite. I created newcommand \rcite, ...
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XeLaTeX: Counters not working correctly with expex

I'm using expex for glossing translations of foreign languages. I want to label certain words in the gloss which I want to explain later with numbers in superscripts. Then I plan to use enumerate to ...
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Two different counters in chemnum package

Is there any possibility to use two independent counters within the chemnum package? I would like to label (by replacing the tags in my .eps file) substances in reactions and steps in catalytic cycles ...
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LaTeX Error: No counter 'refsection' defined generated by \listoftheorems

I was wondering if anyone could help me with this problem. Somehow I'm getting the following error message ! LaTeX Error: No counter 'refsection' defined. See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for ...
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How to total item counts in multiple enumerate environments, respecting \include

I'm writing a book in which each chapter ends with a list of numbered exercises. I would like to persuade LaTeX to count the total number of exercises in the book, to be referred to with \ref or ...
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Todonotes custom counter not referencing in align environment

I have set up todonotes with a counter and would like to reference the tasks I create. In the align environment, I am unable to place the task in the margin so it is inline in a \text{} command. ...
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Does this environment have the same effect as I think?

I started using Latex in the class of a professor who gave a little template setup that used amsart. Since then, I took his command definitions and shortcuts into a class of its own. He counted ...
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Count references and link pages

I'd like to know how to count the number of times that I cited some reference and to mark the pages that I make the reference. Below you will find an exemple, where "Citado 3 vezes nas páginas vii, 28 ...
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How do I make my Theorem, Corollary (and other) environments to share the same counter?

I have a few self-defined theorem environments: \newtheorem{lemma}{Lemma}[section] \newtheorem{prp}{Proposition}[section] \newtheorem{theom}{Theorem}[section] \newtheorem{coro}{Corollary}[section] ...
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newcommand weirdness with optional arguments and `\value`

In the following MWE \documentclass{article} \newcounter{test} \newcounter{tesp} \newcommand{\vt}[1]{\value{tes#1}} \newcommand{\vdt}[1][t]{\value{tes#1}} % This command with default `t` doesn't ...
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Beamer equivalent to \clearpage for handout notes

When producing notes for a beamer handout, I frequently have to bump the notes to a subsequent page to prevent page overflow. I have typically done this using a \note<handout:PN>{...} command, ...
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Tex Capacity Exceeded with csname and recursion

I would like to try to do some input with relative paths (like in the import package but I would like to write it) When I compile I have a Tex Capacity exceeded. Could you maybe help me with this ...
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Assign marks to questions and then add them all up

I would like to assign and tally up points on LaTeX. Here is a snip it of my exam paper. \documentclass{exam} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate}[label=\textbf{\arabic*}\hspace{4mm}] \item Given $z=\...
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Too many subfigures, counter too large in pylatex

I am trying to create a figure that has more than 26 subfigures using pylatex. I understand from other posts such as Counter too long subfigure that the way to fix this in a normal LaTeX editor would ...
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How to count section pages in LaTeX and display them in a progress bar?

I am currently writing a student work in latex as a scrartcl. I would like to make an overview in my document of how many pages I still have to write in each section. So like an actual/target ...
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Counter for version of document

I am trying to create a version counter of the document, to indicate which version the user is reading. Based on this answer: Add version number to document from file I managed to create this counter....
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Print character count

Background inspiration and code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{bashful} \pagestyle{empty} \bash texcount -sum -1 tmp.tex \END \begin{document} %here is a front page and a table of contents %...
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Bar graph with elements from the document

In my document, I define some elements which all have a number (from 1 for the first to n for the last one) and a level (1, 2 or 3). At the end of the document, I'd like to create a bar-graph with ...
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How to change imakeidx section title without breaking the .ind file creation?

I'm using a macro that messed around with the \section command, breaking \printindex in the process when using imakeidx. I'm pretty sure the problem lies about lines 252-253 in imakeidx.sty: \def\...
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Longtable with numbered list without using preset counter names

I am trying to make a longtable to list out publications but I want to use arabic numerals combined with latin capital letters for different categories. This is what I have for only a few items, but I ...
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Plot Totcounter-Value

I'm trying to get tikzpicture and pgfplots working with totcount to create the following bars. I count all occurrences of the different ratings with \totcounter and in text I am able to read the ...
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Customize text of cross reference with values of multiple counters

I'm looking for a way to make cross reference, in which the text of hyperlink include several counters in a customized format, as following picture: The counter theorem are defined as follow: \...
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How do I augment the numbers of the counted theorems by one?

Suppose I have some theorems 1 to n. How may I display these as Theorem 2 through n+1?
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Get the first (and last) page number of an arbitrary section and subsection anywhere in a Beamer document

For example, I would like to print out, on the first frame of section X, and again the first frame of section X-subsection 1, the beginning (end) page number of section X, subsection 1. Can I do that? ...
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Setting a common counter to different environments (figures, tables, theorems, etc)

I am trying to set a common counter to the environments figure, table, algorithm, thm, lstlisting. After searching over the internet I found a partial solution: to add the following code at the ...
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Make section counter not reset in a new chapter

I am trying to create the following structure: Chapter 1 I. This is a Section II. This is a Section III. This is a Section Chapter 2 IV. This is a Section ...
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Unable to reference sections in supplemental document

SOLUTION: It turns out it was a documentclass problem. By removing prl from \documentclass[reprint,aps,prl,superscriptaddress,notitlepage]{revtex4-2} it fixed my problem. I'm having a problem where I ...
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Class memoir Error: listing is not a counter

I am trying to use \counterwithout{listing}{chapter} Chngcntr: \counterwithout not working Number listings the same way as figures and tables But memoir keeps complaining Class memoir Error: listing ...
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The reference number is inconsistent to the caption number after using \setcounter command

I use \setcounter command to reset the algorithm number. However, when I use \ref command to quote this algorithm, the displayed number is inconsistent to the number in the title of the algorithm. How ...
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Continuous \inputlineno for documents with \include and \input

The \inputlineno counter represents the current line of code in the .tex file. \the\inputlineno returns said number. If, however, I have a document which \includes or \inputs other .tex files, \...
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TeX4ht: broken hyperlinks when using internal counters for `\newtheorem`

MWE: \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{hyperref} \newtheorem{lemma}[equation]{Lemma} \begin{document} We see Lemma~\ref{lem:test} \begin{lemma} We have \begin{equation} i^2=-1 \end{...
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Customize chapter number in multiple levels

I'm writing a portion of an article (using the article class) and my part has to be included as "2.4 Chapter Title". The final pdf output has to be merged with the other chapters. Considering that not ...
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Circled number counter in a hyperref TextField name using Tikz

I am currently trying to make a form using the hyperref package. For more visibility, I'm trying to put a circle around a counter in the Textfield name. I am using the circled counter code I found ...
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How to set multiple counters in LaTeX?

Suppose I defined theorem-like environments in amsthm: problem, exercise, solution. I want something like this: Problem 1. Solution 1. Solution 2. Exercise 1. Solution 1. Solution 2. However, ...
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Double Counters in Headers and Multicols

A solution for doublecounters in headers using the memoir class given recently does not work in multicols Doublecounters in header, first and last combination. Look at page 2 and page 4. Any ...
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How to reset isov2 note counter?

I am using isov2 and are extensively using the \begin{note} and \end{note} in the \newglossaryentry environment. I need to start the counting at one, [1,] for each \newglossaryentry entry. How do I ...
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ntheorem counters and sub-counters without any section divisions

I'm writing an academic article response memo in LaTeX and would like to create counters for each reviewer and sub-counters for each of their comments, e.g.: Reviewer 1.1 (Problem X): Reviewer ...
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Change bibliography starting number for document class apsrev

I am currently using \begin{thebibliography} for my references at the end of a scientific paper. The numbers of the citations go from [1] to [10], as usual. I would like to change this. I would ...
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Reference counter does not include chapter number

Trying to get reference numbers right to a custom defined environment. In short I have: \newcounter{MathToolBox}[chapter]\setcounter{MathToolBox}{0} \newcommand{\theBox}{\arabic{chapter}.\arabic{...
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Custom counter in tasks environment

I am using a custom counter to generate the labels in a \NewTasksEnvironment (package tasks v.1.1a). This is the approach I had chosen since I use this counter elsewhere (I need to increment and ...
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Adding table of contents as a “chapter”

I´m beginning my project with the chapter "thesis statement" in front of the table of contents and the list of abbreviations (also a chapter). I know that you can add custom entries to the toc via \...