# [OS X TeX] LaTeX question regarding \pageref

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Tue Jul 1 16:53:42 EDT 2008

On Jul 1, 2008, at 15:40, Gary L. Gray wrote:

> Hi.
>
> I have searched comp.tex.text and looked at the TeX FAQ and haven't
> been able to solve a problem I am seeing.
>
> Say I have an enumerate environment that begins at the bottom of
> one page and finishes at the top of another. I want to \label each
> \item so that I can reference the page number on which that \item
> occurs. When I do this, I find that the \ref for the item at the
> top of the second page is returned correctly, but the \pageref for
> that item is not. In particular, the first item on the second page
> is reported as being on the first page.

I think the only way would be

\item
The orbits of the planets are ellipses, with the Sun at one focus of
the ellipse.\label{Kepler1}
\item
The line joining a planet to the Sun sweeps out equal areas in equal
times as the planet travels around the Sun.\label{Kepler2}

Best,

Axel