# [OS X TeX] Range

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon May 7 19:11:52 EDT 2012

On May 7, 2012, at 6:06 PM, Richard Seguin wrote:

> On May 7, 2012, at 5:52 PM, George Gratzer wrote:
>
>> On rare occasions, I want to refer to a range of results,
>> e.g., equations (2.2.1-8), and I have not been able to figure
>> out how to do this with LaTeX.  At this point, I have thrown in
>> the towel and am formatting these cases as "(2.2.1)-(2.2.8)" etc.
>>
>> Can anybody help?
>>
>> GG
>
> (2.2.1-2.2.8) is clearer to me than (2.2.1-8) anyway. I believe "--" or "---" are translated into longer dashes than "-", so (\ref{xyz}--\ref{abc}) would look even better.
>
> Richard

Howdy,

It is traditional to use an n-dash (--) for ranges. Hopefully varioref does that.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)