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Re: referencing auto-numbered cell

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  • Subject: [mg113172] Re: referencing auto-numbered cell
  • From: Simon <simonjtyler at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 16 Oct 2010 13:12:24 -0400 (EDT)
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Tagging Cells is easy - Ctrl-J  (I know this, since I often press it
instead of Ctrl-K)
Unfortunately I don't think that there is a shortcut for automatic
numbering.

On Oct 16, 5:02 am, cjbroadbent <curtis.broadb... at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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 choo=
se=
>  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 o=
f
> > > 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 i=
n
> > > cellB the number referenced from cellA should correspondingly change.
>
> > > (Of course I already know how to insert simply a hyperlink to that ot=
he=
> 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 withi=
n
> > > these cells, but I don't know how, even looking at the cells' underly=
in=
> g
> > > expressions (with Ctrl Shift E) .



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