Authorea uses a dynamic labeling and referencing system so that all elements of a document --- headings, tables and figures --- can be referenced and automatically numbered. How does it work?
Click the ¶ icon in the editor toolbar to pull up the reference tool. If you don't have any figures, tables or headings, it will look like this:
So, go ahead and create some paragraphs with headings (h1, h2, h3) and some figures with captions. Click again the ¶ icon in the toolbar and you will now be able to reference these components on the fly, by selecting them from a list:
Now, if you need to add a figure before Figure 1 you don't need to change a thing. Just add it. We'll take care of the rest 😎
Published on: 12 / 12 / 2017