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Re: Newbie Q: Referencing Auto-number Cells

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  • Subject: [mg23682] Re: Newbie Q: Referencing Auto-number Cells
  • From: "Allan Hayes" <hay at>
  • Date: Mon, 29 May 2000 12:24:10 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <8gso4r$>
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<iliketrash at> wrote in message news:8gso4r$eep at
> In preparaing a paper for publication, I find that making automatically
> (re)numbering things like equations and figures easy since some of the
> built-in stylesheets are already set up to do this.
> However, how do I make references (sometimes called cross-references or
> citations) within ordinary text to equations and figures that are
> automatically (re)numbered? In other words, I want to write
>     ...see Equation (6).
> and when Equation 6 becomes Equation 7 because I inserted another
> equation in ahead of it, I want the above reference to automaticaaly read
>     ...see Equation (7).
> Many thanks.

- type see Equation (
- use menu >Input > Create Automatic Numbering Object > Counter Type
- click radio button this counter object (if you are not using tags)
- type )

Allan Hayes
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