[OS X TeX] Equations in books

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Mon Sep 28 19:06:12 CEST 2009

On Sep 28, 2009, at 11:43 AM, Ralph Martin wrote:

> On 28 Sep 2009, at 4:30:53PM, George Gratzer wrote:
>> The equations in my book are numbered as (IV.3), where IV is the  
>> chapter number and 3 means third equation. I would like to drop  
>> IV. How do I do it.
> I'd strongly suggest you do not. There is a high possibility, that  
> way, of readers looking back (or forward) too far, and getting the  
> wrong Eqn. (3) from an earlier chapter. I'd suggest if you dont  
> like chapter by chapter numbering to use straight-through numbering  
> of all equations in the whole book.

Another possibility is to let Eqn (3) refer to equation 3 in the  
current chapter with Eqn 8.3 referring to equation 3 in chapter 8.


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