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From: Nicolas Goaziou <mail@nicolasgoaziou.fr>
To: James Powell <powellj@pdx.edu>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Bug: redundant and undocumented #label is required to link to a table [9.4.4 (9.4.4-dist @ /home/powellj/elisp/org-9.4.4/lisp/)]
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 19:45:45 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87lf9eb22e.fsf@nicolasgoaziou.fr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <35a09991-d1c9-647e-4f14-fa3b3274c3a2@pdx.edu> (James Powell's message of "Mon, 19 Apr 2021 10:18:26 -0700")


James Powell <powellj@pdx.edu> writes:

> Using Org mode version 9.4.4 I build this document:
> <<begin>>
> #+NAME: t1
> #+begin_src R :exports both
>    library(tidyverse)   x <- tribble(~a, ~b, 1, 3)   x #+end_src
> #+CAPTION: Org Table
> #+RESULTS: t1
> | 1 | 3 |
> I want to refer to Table [[t1]].
> <<end>>
> What I expect: the latex export will include the table and link to it.
> What happens instead: the code and table appear, numbered and captioned.
> However, the link is broken ("I want to refer to Table ??"). Looking in
> the latex, this line reads
>  > I want to refer to Table \ref{org993764c}.
> but that label org993764c appears nowhere else in the file.
> Org-lint doesn't complain about the file at all.  I posted this
> earlier to this list and learned about a workaround
> " It works if you put a #+label on the table ... which confuses me,
> because I looked through the manual for #+label and there's no mention
> of it at all, but a bunch of my Org files use it (for LaTeX export). "

#+label is an outdated equivalent for #+name.

In this case, you are referencing the source code block whereas you want
to reference the table. So #+name should go before the table.

Note that if you follow [[t1]] link, point will move to the source code
block, not the table.

Nicolas Goaziou

  reply	other threads:[~2021-04-19 17:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-19 17:18 Bug: redundant and undocumented #label is required to link to a table [9.4.4 (9.4.4-dist @ /home/powellj/elisp/org-9.4.4/lisp/)] James Powell
2021-04-19 17:45 ` Nicolas Goaziou [this message]
2021-04-19 18:48   ` James Powell
2021-04-19 19:31     ` Nicolas Goaziou

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