# [OS X TeX] labels for page numbers

Fernando Pereira fcnpereira at mac.com
Sat Dec 2 10:25:55 EST 2006

On Dec 2, 2006, at 10:06 AM, David Oliver wrote:

> Suppose one has a theorem (using either the theorem or AMS theorem
> packages) and one wants to refer later in the document to the page
> on which the theorem appears. Is there a way to attach a label to
> the theorem so the page reference appearing later via the label is
> automatically updated as the content of the document evolves? Any
> other procedure to achieve this result?

Label the theorem with \label{mybigtheorem}. Refer to the page with
\pageref{mybigtheorem}. For details, see page 211 of Kopka and Daly's
"Guide to LaTeX" (fourth edition). If you do not have a copy, I
heartily recommend you get one, it's an outstanding reference work.

-- F

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