# [NTG-context] LMTX 2021.03.02 | cross reference to an external file | \pagereference

Wolfgang Schuster wolfgang.schuster.lists at gmail.com
Thu Mar 4 22:35:46 CET 2021

Richard Mahoney schrieb am 04.03.2021 um 09:04:
>
> I'm working on a couple of volumes of papers set up and generated
> separately (though within the same project). Some of the papers in
> the second volume make cross references to papers in the first.
> Now this is working well so long as the reference is to the details
> associated with, say, a chapter, using \about, \in, and \at. Its doesn't
> seem to work though with \pagereference: no page number appears
> in the PDF whatsoever. I have  been following the material here:
>
> https://wiki.contextgarden.net/References#References_to_an_external_file
>
> I'm wondering then ... do cross references to an external file work
> with \pagereference?

Hi Richard,

I just tested \pagereference in a simple example and had no problem to get
the page numbers from the other document. Without a minimal example
there is no way to tell what's missing in your document.

Wolfgang

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