# Re: [O] Maybe a typo in the manual?

pin...@iro.umontreal.ca (François Pinard) writes:

> Hi, Org people.
>
> I'm not familiar with referencing in documents, so I'm not sure.  The
> section "11.2 Images and Tables" in the manual says:
>
>
> You can use the following lines somewhere before the table to assign a
> caption and a label for cross references, and in the text you can refer
> to the object with \ref{tab:basic-data}':
>
>      #+CAPTION: This is the caption for the next table (or link)
>      #+LABEL:   tbl:basic-data
>         | ... | ...|
>
> \ref says "tab:", while #+LABEL says "tbl:".  Is that a typo?
>
> I presume, without knowing, that these prefixes are conventional, and
> they do not have a preset meaning.  I could have used "zzz:" if I felt
> like it?
>
> François
>
Yes, you are correct.

Tom
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