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Labelling and Referencing

LateX has a very easy way to reference, much easier than a word processor like Microsoft Word. All you have to do to label a section/table/graphic is to add the following command immediately after your command for that specific item. For example, say you wanted to label your first section of your document for later referencing, you would use the following format:


Similarly, if you want to reference this section further on in your document you can use:


You can also reference the page number that said item is placed on, for example:



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