[Tex/LaTex] Using section sign (§) for cross-references to sections


In some papers and books you see that author uses §1.3 instead of section 1.3. How § sign can be added before section (or part, chapter, …) number automatically? Please mention any useful tip about this style.

see also: Fancy cross-referencing

Best Answer

You could use the cleveref package and redefine \crefname{section}:






Some text.


As explained in \cref{sec:foo}~\dots


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