Custom Counter in LaTeX

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How it does work:

Here is what we do: We define the counter


then we add


after it, and it works. Thanks to Axel for his help on this.


How it does not work:

When you define a new counter like this


And later use it like this

\roman{MyCounter}. Beispiel eins

And then reference it like this:

And now I reference an example \ref{example}. \end{document}

Then LaTeX still interprets it as something like


So it results in an arabic number. This is not what we want. We want to reference the counter in lower roman (or upper roman or alph or what have you), too.

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