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Re: Automatic Numbering in Mathematica

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  • Subject: [mg125276] Re: Automatic Numbering in Mathematica
  • From: Bob Freeman <deepyogurt at>
  • Date: Sat, 3 Mar 2012 06:56:44 -0500 (EST)
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Kevin McCann's post of NumberedEquation

On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 9:20 AM, Murray Eisenberg <murray at>wrote:

> Could someone re-post Kevin McCann's style sheet for a cell type
> NumberedEquation. I missed the original message somehow and cannot locate
> it in the MathGroup archive.
> On 3/2/12 7:49 AM, Bob wrote:
>> On Feb 2, 3:02 am, "Kevin J. McCann"<Kevin.McC... at>  wrote:
>>> On 2/1/2012 3:55 AM, pabloaperezfernan... at wrote:>  If you
>>> have figured out how to do this, I would appreciate learning about it.  I
>>> cannot figure out how to set custom equation numbers/labels.
>>> This is taken from my style sheet for a cell typeNumberedEquation. The
>>> key entries for numbering are the CellFrameLabels and CounterIncrements.
>>> The latter designates a counter name so more than one type of numbered
>>> object can have its own numbering. I should also say that I am not an
>>> expert on this.
>>> Sadly, Wolfram has still, after many many years and requests, not
>>> provided adequate documentation for StyleSheet's. Perhaps someone at
>>> Wolfram who reads this could explain why.
>>> Kevin
>> Kevin,
>> Thanks so much for this NumberedEquation style. I was trying to use
>> the EquationNumbered in Mathematica and it would break and do weird
>> things and I got tired of trying to figure out what the problem was.
>> Your's works fine. Thanks so much!!!
>> This way of doing equation numbering is easier than David Park's
>> Presentations package (just using styles instead of several other
>> Mathematica functions) but Park's way has advantages as it "remembers"
>> equations and associates them with names that can be invoked without
>> using tags. More work but more versatile.
>> -Bob
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