Too large space before cross-references?

Richard Kimberly Heck rikiheck at
Sun Apr 5 15:02:22 UTC 2020

>> On Sat, Apr 4, 2020, 2:11 PM Bernd <bernd.kappenberg at
>> <mailto:bernd.kappenberg at>> wrote:
>> I have the feeling that there is a too large space before
>> cross-references.
>> In "see table 1.1", table and 1 should be set with a half space, not a
>> full space.
>> Of course I can set it manually every time, but I would prefer a more
>> integrated solution...
>> Anybody has this issue?

On 4/5/20 7:37 AM, Neal Becker wrote:
> In my opinion a full space is proper here, although I'd usually put a
> tie. Usually want to prevent line break before a number.

I'm a bit puzzled, too, why one would want a half space there. But it is
customizable. How depends upon whether you are using refstyle or
prettyref. For refstyle:

\newref{tab}{name = {table\thinspace{}}, Name = {Table\thinspace{}}}

Etc, if you want to redefine for the plural case.

For prettyref:



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