Re: referencing auto-numbered cell

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg113172] Re: referencing auto-numbered cell*From*: Simon <simonjtyler at gmail.com>*Date*: Sat, 16 Oct 2010 13:12:24 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <i4t511$fd6$1@smc.vnet.net> <i9a4up$nb2$1@smc.vnet.net>

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) .