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Re: referencing auto-numbered cell
One of the things i like about mathematica are the shortcuts esc-rho- esc for the symbol rho, etc. I'd really like some shortcuts for a) tagging cells, b) and inserting references. I find that having to use the mouse to tag a cell, and then use the mouse to insert an equation reference is a real pain. Do you know how that could be done John? Curtis On Aug 23, 2:38 am, John Fultz <jfu... at wolfram.com> wrote: > The Insert->Automatic Numbering... dialog box can do this. Just choose= the= > > style of cellA and choose the cell tag "exercA". > > Sincerely, > > John Fultz > jfu... at wolfram.com > User Interface Group > Wolfram Research, Inc. > > > > On Sun, 22 Aug 2010 08:09:24 -0400 (EDT), Murray Eisenberg wrote: > > I have a cell style (Exercise) in a style sheet whose definition > > includes a CounterIncrements option (CounterIncrements->"Exercise"). > > > Suppose I have a particular cell, call it cellA, with that style. I= nto > > that cell I've inserted an Automatic Numbering number for counter > > Exercise. And I've given that cell the cell tag "exercA". > > > In another, text, cell, say cell cellB, how can I insert the NUMBER of > > that cellA? > > > Of course I want to do this in a robust way: if the automatic number of > > cellA later changes because I insert or delete other Exercise cells > > before it that also have the same Automatic Numbering counter, then in > > cellB the number referenced from cellA should correspondingly change. > > > (Of course I already know how to insert simply a hyperlink to that othe= r > > cell: that's trivial. But that's not what I'm asking.) > > > It looks like I'm trying to include some kind of Dynamic object within > > these cells, but I don't know how, even looking at the cells' underlyin= g > > expressions (with Ctrl Shift E) .