# [texhax] target page number of label

Attila Marxer attila.marxer at web.de
Wed Dec 21 00:48:46 CET 2005

exactly what i was looking for 8), thanks a lot!... :)

greetings to portugal

Attila

Pedro Santos <pmsantos at dec.uc.pt> schrieb am 20.12.05 15:55:20:
>
> I read your first post very quickly and misunderstood it. I thought that
> you only want to get the reference to the page.
> Try this, I think this is what you really want. Tell me if it was
> usefull.
>
>
> \documentclass[12pt]{article}
> % graphicx package to work with pictures
> \usepackage{graphicx}
> % ifthen package to provide logical operations between the figure and
> page numbers
> \usepackage{ifthen}
>
> \begin{document}
>
> % define your own command "ReferenceToFigure", with three parameters,
> the first is the reference to your figure, the second the figure page,
> and the third is the page in which is inserted the reference to the
> figure
> \newcommand{\ReferenceToFigure}[3]
> {
>  \ifthenelse{\equal{#2}{#3}}{Figure #1}{Figure #1 on page #2}
> }
>
> \begin{figure}
>  \includegraphics[height=1cm]{tux.png}
>  \caption{TUX Picture}
>  \label{fig:tux}
> \end{figure}
>
> % create a reference to your picture in the same page, with no reference
> to the page number itself
> bla bla bla, with a reference to
> \ReferenceToFigure{\ref{fig:tux}}{\pageref{fig:tux}}{\thepage}, in the
> same page\\
>
> \newpage
>
> % create a reference to your picture in a different page, with reference
> to the page number
> bla bla bla, with a reference to
> \ReferenceToFigure{\ref{fig:tux}}{\pageref{fig:tux}}{\thepage}, which is
> in another page\\
>
> \end{document}
>
>
> Pedro Santos
> Portugal
>
>
>
> On Tue, 2005-12-20 at 15:09 +0100, attila marxer wrote:
> > hi,
> >
> > thanks for the answer. unfortunately using pdflatex (sorry i
> > didn't mention it before), \pageref{label} creates a link.
> > but what i need is the plain number so i can compare it
> > to the value of counter 'page' ...?
> >
> > any idea?
> >
> > thanks,
> > Attila
> >
> >
> > On Mon, 2005-12-19 at 20:18 +0000, Pedro Santos wrote:
> > > Try this
> > >
> > > \begin{figure}
> > > \includegraphics{mypicture.jpg}
> > > \caption{My Picture}
> > > \label{fig:mypicture}
> > > \end{figure}
> > >
> > > and now insert in your text something like this:
> > > bla bla bla reference to Figure ~\ref{fig:mypicture} on page ~\pageref{fig:mypicture} bla bla bla
> > >
> > >
> > > Pedro Santos
> > > Portugal
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On Mon, 2005-12-19 at 18:05 +0100, attila marxer wrote:
> > > > hi everybody :)
> > > >
> > > > let's say, i've got a figure 3.2 on page 7 labelled
> > > > "fig:somefigure". what i would like to have, is a
> > > > macro \someref{fig:somefigure} which results in
> > > > (a) "figure 3.2" if the figure appears on the same
> > > > page as the text and
> > > > (b) "figure 3.2, p.7" otherwise.
> > > >
> > > > however, this requires to check the current page
> > > > number against the page of the label (the page
> > > > where the float is finally placed)
> > > >
> > > > i'm not into TeX at all, even though i tried to look
> > > > at the pageref source. so anybody who can tell me how
> > > > i get the plain page number of a label?
> > > >
> > > > thanks!
> > > >
> > > > Attila
> > > >
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