I am working with a long doc that contains equations. Some of the equations are numbered with the existing option. However if an automatic reference is included in the text a new label has to be included in the equation. This approach requires a double identification, first the equation is automatically labeled as i.e. (3), then a manual label is created as <label|eq3> and then the reference is included when desired <reference|eq3>.
I see three problems, the first is the mental confusion derived from double labeling, the second derives from the introduction of additional equation numbers, after a new one the coordination between automatic and manual labelling does not exist any more. (provided that numbers are used to identify manual labels, the only rational option). And the third is that not seeing the existing labels when referencing is a source of mistakes.
Is there any posibility to use eq numbering as a label to point when introducing references?