# [OS X TeX] Automatic labeling for references

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Sat Apr 5 10:54:01 EDT 2008

On Apr 5, 2008, at 3:27 AM, Peter Pagin wrote:
>
>
> Alain Schremmer wrote:
>> 1) The package{titleref} lets me say, for instance, "We already
>> saw in 4.5 Local Graphs that …" but only once I have put a label
>> after \section{Local Graphs}.
>>
>> Is there a way to generate these labels automatically?
>>
>> For instance, is there a way to have a \newcommand{\CHAPTER} and
>> a  \newcommand{\SECTION} in such a way that, for instance,
>> \SECTION writes, for instance, \section{ }\label{392} where 392
>> was automatically filled in given that there already were 391 labels?
>>
>> 2) Same question for labeling \theorem
>>
>> Hopeful regards.
>> --schremmer
> I wonder whether you would find the showlabels package of any help.
> I find it useful when working a lot with cross references. Of
> course, it doesn't generate labels, but would make it easier to
> keep track of them.

In Companion 2ed, showkeys is mentioned but I didn't see how that
would help my own peculiar problem. Still, at one point I thought it
might. I will look up showlabels too.

Regards
--schremmer