# [OS X TeX] References across files

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Wed Jan 14 18:29:34 EST 2009

On Jan 12, 2009, at 3:13 PM, Michael Sharpe wrote:

>
> On Jan 12, 2009, at 10:46 AM, Alain Schremmer wrote:

>> 1) The name of the new command cannot include digits. Since my
>> "characters" are "checkable items" for multiple choice exams, the
>> name of the new commands really have to include numbers.
>>
>> For instance, in CheckableItemsList.tex I have:
>>
>> %371
>> 	…
>> 	\item%7
>> 	Which is \emph{largest-in-Sze}?
>> 	…
>>
>> which I would like to replace by something like
>>
>> \Checkable371-7
>>
>> to be defined in the style sheet as
>>
>> \newcommand{\Checkable371-7}{Which is \emph{largest-in-Sze}?}
>
> You might find the arrayjob package of use, but you would have to

I tried arrayjob  a bit and it will work but it too will not accept
numbers in names of commands. For instance,

\newarray\Chapter13

does not work. Fortunately,

\newarray\ChapterXIII

does.