Questions tagged [labels]

{labels} is about customizing the labels of {diagrams} and mathematical constructs like {matrices}. For questions about \label or similar commands, use {cross-referencing} instead.

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Multiple \the… formats for a single counter?

Say I have a definition (\arabic) that includes a small list of sub-definitions (\alph). Sometimes I want to use full cross-references (2.3a, 2.3b, ...). But sometimes, when the main definition is ...
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xlabel on top axis in pgfplots

I managed to get the x tick labels on the top axis of a plot, but the label of the x axis is still on the bottom axis. I couldn't find an option to get it to the top axis. Is this possible? Minimal ...
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Cleveref reference name depending on label instead of counter?

Let's say I have this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{cleveref} \begin{document} \section{Section One} \label{a:sec1} \cref{a:sec1} \section{Section Two} \label{b:sec2} \cref{b:sec2} \end{...
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Arrow pointing to subscript in equation

I'm writing an equation for the components of a contracted tensor. I want to label one of the lower (covariant) indices with the text "rth positon," and have an arrow pointing to it from below. Any ...
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Putting labels inside section headings

I usually work with LyX, and when I want to label a section (in order to reference it later), I put the label inside the section heading. This usually works, but recently I tried to create an article ...
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Pandoc caption for code blocks [closed]

Consider the following code block: ~~~~{.Python .numberLines caption="test"} def myfunction(var): """ Oh how awesome this is. """ pass ~~~~ The code gets formatted correctly in the Pdf, but the ...
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Caption and label on Minted code

I want to add a caption and label on a Minted source code so I can reference it, similarly to what you can do to figures. In Minted manual it says I can use the listing environment, which allows to ...
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Label equations arbitrarily

When I have equations, as in \begin{equation} ... \end{equation} Can I arbitrarily assign the numbers to the equations? Instead of the usual order (1), (2), (3), ..., I'd like something like (1), (2....
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Putting labels on a cube with perspective

I'm trying to draw a cube where the faces are labeled with full perspective. I saw this question but I was looking for more perspective. Any help is greatly appreciated. Below is my attempt: \...
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TikZ: positioning label at the end of a path

I'm trying in TikZ to find a general way to draw an arrow and label it at the end. Something like this works reasonably well: \draw[->] (0, 0) -- (1, 3) node[pos=1.1]{$\vec{v}$}; However, ...
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autoref for algorithms

\usepackage{algorithm,algpseudocode} \usepackage{hyperref} So when I \begin{algorithm} \caption{Baseline}\label{ALG_baseline} \begin{algorithmic}[1] ... \end{algorithmic} \end{algorithm} the ...
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How to combine hyperref and eqref

\documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage[colorlinks=true,linkcolor=green]{hyperref} \begin{document} \begin{align} ...
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How do I put a label inside a Feynman diagram circle?

I have this simple Feynman diagram with a circle: I would like to put the number "1" in the middle of that circle. I've tried these: \fmfiv{lab=1}{c} \fmfiv{lab=1}{.5[nw,se]) \fmfiv{lab=1}{(.4999w, ...
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Including package to create MATLAB labels using LaTeX

When using LaTeX as the interpreter to typeset labels in MATLAB it would be great to be able to include packages to customize appearance. Is this possible? As of now I know no method to create non ...
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Two level labels in bar plot

I need to group the labels in the x axis by putting a second level label. I need to separate the nodes that are grouped from the other ones or marked them somehow. For example, if I have the labels ...
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Reading (input) a file whose name is created with a label

I don't want to get into the details of why I want to do this, but I would like to: create a new counter called filenumber; create a file whose filename is \jobname\thefilenumber.txt and write to it; ...
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Pgfplots contour gnuplot crazy labels

This is driving me mad. I am tryng to create some contour plots, but I get them full of labels, so that they are unreadable! I can't even see the lines or read the values because they are too much. I ...
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Best practices in labeling (giving labels to equations, theorems, items, etc..)

Are there some Latex style guides with part dedicating to labeling? I want to use some persistent labeling scheme, but don't know any (except for uncertain one in my mind). What labeling scheme ...
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Tikz: How do you label a circled node to the left without collisions?

I'm trying to label a circled node in Tikz with some text to the left. The problem is it is colliding with the circle. For example I have something like: \begin{tikzpicture} \node[draw,circle] at (0,...
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Nested theorem label

How can I define the theorem environments such that I get the following behaviour: The code generating the example: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \theoremstyle{definition}...
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How to produce nested matrix with labels just using the amsmath package?

I am trying to create this matrix in Microsoft word 2010 with mathtype and since mathtype just uses the amsmath package, I should only use this pckage in my latex code. Can anyone tell me what code ...
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How to reference the Index?

How can I reference the index created by the package makeidx? Minimal working example: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{hyperref} % creates links on refs \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{...
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How to make the enumeration of theorem-like environments indipendent from cross-referencing in a particular way

I'm writing a mathematical paper, and right now I'm using \newtheorem{theorem}{Theorem}[section] to enumerate theorems, propositions, etc. In this way, every statement shows the number of the ...
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Using [midway] to label a curved path at its centre

I am trying to label two curved paths connecting two nodes with labels placed at their centres using the node[midway] option. This is something that should be very simple but I have not been able to ...
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Matrix with arrows and labels

I would like your advice on writing a matrix with latex. In order to explain the meaning of the rows and columns, the matrix should be surrounded by two arrows, one on the left side pointing downward ...
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How to copy a lemma to appendix without changing its number?

I have a document with a lemma (using amsthm), like so: \begin{lem} \label{mylemma} % ... \end{lem} The proof of this lemma can be found in the appendix (see section \ref{sec:proof_of_mylemma}). ...
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Equation tags with subequations

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \begin{document} \begin{align} \label{system} &\left\{ \begin{aligned} 30^{2} &= h_{C}^{2} + y^{2};\\ ...
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PSTricks: Wrong axis labels

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \def\sandsynlighed#1#2{% \psframe[ linecolor = red, fillstyle = solid, fillcolor = blue!50 ](#1,0)(!...
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Titles aligned horizontally above nodes in figure

I am trying to create a flow chart going left-right where each stage has a header aligned with it, at a certain height above the chart. I am trying to use the Hydrogen Splitting Example (see the ...
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plotting a line in a barchart

Problem: line stops at given coordinates, ymax is not obeyed. \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{report} \usepackage[left=1.5cm,top=2cm,right=1.5cm,bottom=1.5cm]{geometry} \usepackage[table,usenames,...
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How to put two labels for one figure

I have one picture, but in fact it is a combination of two figures. Therefore I am able to use \includegraphics only one time. Still, I want to use two labels for left and right side. I searched for ...
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Different color for individual bar in bar chart & adding bar labels

Please consider the following MWE. There are three things I would like to do: Individual colouring For the last element ("not rejected") I would like to fill the bar with another color (e.g. orange) ...
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Label matrix dimensions

I have a matrix equation like Ax=b I'd like to include the dimensions under each, like so \underset{p\times k}{A} \underset{k\times 1}{x} = \underset{p\times 1}{b} The problem is that this is ...
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How to skip a ticklabel on a tkzAxe?

The picture below shows my problem: I want to skip the "2" on the x_2-axis. How can I do that? Here's the corresponding code: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \...
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Using xy-pic, how do you label an arrow with a curly brace that spans the length of the arrow, and can be offset arbitrary distances?

I'm trying to figure out how to label the arrows with curly braces that span the length of the arrow, and to make it all very pretty. More specifically, I'm trying to make \documentclass[10pt]{...
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Tikz: define label font size under the node

I create a picture of array which consists of nodes. I wonder how I can set the font size for the label which is below every cell (for example make it as scriptsize). This are my definitions: \def\...
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How to draw rectangle edge label in tikz?

I want to draw something like this. How to get that rectangle edge label? This is the MWE. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[margin=15mm]{geometry} \usepackage{calc} \...
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TikZ: Labeling objects and referencing them

According to the TikZ manual I can use name= to assign a label to the drawings, but when I do the following: \begin{tikzpicture} \draw [ blue, thick, name=e1] (10pt,10pt) ellipse (50pt and 30pt); ...
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tikz label coordinates using mathematical expression from foreach variables

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \foreach \x [count=\xi from 1] in {-3.0,-2.8,...,1.8} \draw[thin] (0,0) ++(\x,2) rectangle ++(0.2, 0.2) ...
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Putting LaTeX table legend in a “x\y” style [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tables of numbers Is it possible to put a "x\y" style legend in one cell (maybe be made up of several cells) of a table? It would be great to make the 'x' slightly lower while ...
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How can I redefine \autoref?

I am redefining a few things to support unique references in multilingual documents such that labels must only be unique within a given locale from the users perspective (obviously they must always be ...
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Tikz edge label position

Is there a way to set the location of the position of edge label when using the tikz graph package? I attempted to look for samples of this being done in the manual, but was unable to find any (...
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How to put a label at the beginning of an arrow?

I came with the following code to display the graph below: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \tikzset{ actor/.style={ rectangle, draw=black, ...
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Use labels from file in Tikz

I want to compare data from two files in a 4 by 4 grid. The data files are like this: data1.dat: A B C D ..... data2.dat: 1 2 3 4 ......... I am able to set up the grid with the ...
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label curve and/or contour name created with pgfplot via gnuplot

I will want to name different contour as one can see it on topographic card. How to do that? I want label on different curve with the parameter that distinguish the curves. I have created 10+10 curves ...
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pgfplots axis descriptions from file

I was wondering if there is any way to make pgfplots read the xlabel and ylabel from a file. This is similar to this question Using Labels from a File in PGFplot but I'd like to read the column ...
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Symbolic radian coordinates in pgfplots

I want to create a graph like the one shown in the figure (it is done with Geogebra), where on the x-axis there are labels in radians (for example $\pi/6, \pi/4, \pi/2$ etc.) with its relative unit of ...
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Problems with labeling of Chapter 0

I'm writing a final year project and I would like to start it with a "Preliminaries" chapter, whose number I'd like to be 0. I do the trivial \setcounter{chapter}{-1}, which makes the number of the ...
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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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Rotate label on secondary axis

So, I want to have a plot with two y-axes - done. However, since the labels consist of only one symbol, I want them written horizontally. That is usually accomplished by rotate=-90. This works, but ...