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LaTeX Beginners Guide by Stefan Kottwitz

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Time for action – referencing items of a top list

We shall typeset a list of the most used packages for papers on the e-print archive site http://arXiv.org. Through the command \label, we will mark items that we can later refer to with the command \ref.

  1. Create a new document with this code:
    \documentclass{book} \begin{document} \chapter{Statistics} \section{Most used packages on arXiv.org}\label{sec:packages} The Top Five packages, used on arXiv.org\footnote{according to the arXMLiv project\label{fn:project}}: \begin{enumerate} \item graphicx \item amssymb \label{item:amssymb} \item amsmath \label{item:amsmath} \item epsfig \item amsfonts \end{enumerate} \chapter{Mathematics} \emph{amsmath}, on position \ref{item:amsmath} of the top list in section~\ref{sec:packages} ...

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