[OS X TeX] LaTeX question regarding \pageref

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Tue Jul 1 17:48:21 EDT 2008

On Jul 1, 2008, at 16:12, Gary L. Gray wrote:

> On Jul 1, 2008, at 4:53 PM, Axel E. Retif wrote:
>> 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 line joining a planet to the Sun sweeps out equal areas in  
>> equal times as the planet travels around the Sun.\label{Kepler2}
> That sort of fixes it. I moved all three labels and, interestingly,  
> now the second item breaks in the middle of it -- it did not do  
> this before moving the labels. Why must LaTeX do these things? :-)

Beats me, really! Sometimes I get different output with

“... <end of paragraph text>.\index{xxx}” and

“... <end of paragraph text>.



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