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Cross reference equations, figures and tables.
This add-on allows the user to label equations, figures and tables and refer to them within the text. It now also allows users to create labels for any element. These elements are numbered automatically and references are updated to match. If their order changes, references update to match. If one is removed, references to it are highlighted in red in the text. The text and style of references and labels can be customised. 

Insert labels and references as hyperlinks. Instead of a URL, add a code recognised by Cross Reference, then an underscore, then your choice of name.

For example, to label a graph of people's heights you would add text underneath the graph, highlight that text, press Ctrl+K to add a link and enter #figur_heights as the URL. The name 'heights' is chosen to be meaningful, but any name is fine. The codes for labels are as follows: #equat, #figur, #table. They are followed by an underscore, then the name. References are the same, but their codes are #equ, #fig, #tab. So to refer to our graph of heights we would add some text in a paragraph (e.g. the word 'figure'), highlight it, add a link with the url #fig_heights.

For full guidance, visit: https://github.com/davidrthorn/cross_reference/blob/master/README.md

To report an issue, please visit the github at https://github.com/davidrthorn/cross_reference
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Debashish Sharma
November 27, 2020
Can we refer to a particular item in an enumerated list ? Say,I have a list of enclosures at the end of a document. In the body of the document, I want to refer something like "Enclosure number 6", where the number is generated automatically corresponding to the label.
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Dr Gareth Davies
August 26, 2020
Very useful add-on. The "create a list of figures (beta)" feature has had a bug for months that I'm hoping will be resolved soon (I'll up the star rating accordingly). It terminates figure descriptions on a period which means that text after any decimal number or multisentence text is lost in the summary table. Detecting a paragraph return as the terminating character instead would work better (not a line break as sometimes these are also needed in descriptions for formatting). I hope the same feature is also rolled out for tables too. I'd happily give it five stars if this is implemented.
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Valentyn Stadnytskyi
August 23, 2020
This is a very nice add-on. Is it a bug or how do I renumber figures if I need to add one at the beginning of the document? If I add a figure before already added figures, it gets next number instead of becoming number 1 and incrementing the label number of all the rest figures by 1.
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Lyubomir Slavilov
July 16, 2020
Hi there, This is a really cool add-on. I have problem creating custom configuration. Let's say I have label defined with #picsy and reference defined with #pic. Once I save the config and run the update procedure an error Pops up saying that it can not recognise #pic. On top os that if I close the side bar and reopen it - my configuration is lost. How can I mitigate this problem?
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A User of Cross Reference
June 18, 2020
This is super helpful for me while I struggle to write my research dissertation in Google Docs - thank you! A bit of a learning curve, but once mastered it works really well. A big 'thank you' to davidrowthorn for developing this and making it freely available! I love the "Create list of figures" feature (in Beta). It would be great to have this for Tables as well, and to have a little control over how the page numbers are displayed - for me they have a decimal point, which isn't helpful.
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David Rowthorn
September 13, 2020
Thanks you for your review. Good news: list of tables is now available!
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A User of Cross Reference
May 17, 2020
Could be easier to use. When I clicked apply, shifted the label to be BEFORE the equation instead of being AFTER. I'd prefer if the numbering was (1) instead of just 1 which looks naked without the parenthesis.
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David Rowthorn
September 7, 2020
Parenthesis are now supported. Just go to the configuration sidebar and add a suffix to your labels/references. Cheers
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Don Morton
April 13, 2020
I'm pretty happy with this so far! There ain't no easy way to do this, and yeh, it's a bit cumbersome dealing with the #figur and #fig notations, but as a three-decade veteran of LaTeX, I think the work vs payoff is reasonable enough, and I heartily thank the author for taking the time to do this. The configuration section seems to allow for a variety of styles.
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David Rowthorn
September 7, 2020
Thanks for the positive review!
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A User of Cross Reference
April 6, 2020
This was working very well for me. However, in my current paper, I keep getting this response: "One of your paragraphs contains more than one label. Paragraphs may contain multiple references, but only one label. You probably meant to insert a reference. The last label in the paragraph has been highlighted in red." If I delete lines and insert new paragraph returns, I keep getting the same message. If I delete the label, then the previous label triggers the same message. Any suggestions??
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A User of Cross Reference
April 3, 2020
Saves a lot of time when writing long documents! Great plugin for college reports.
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A User of Cross Reference
January 29, 2020
Thanks for developing this, huge time saver!
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