Lets say that I am viewing a pdf in emacs which contains a section numbered with roman numerals. How would I jump to page xxii in that section without doing mental math about what that page's number is according to emacs?

Similarly, page 71 in that document might be considered page number 105 by emacs due to the fact that page 1 of the document is actually the 35th page of the pdf, since the first 35 pages were a roman numeral numbered introduction.

I am fine with using a mode other than DocView as well.

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In pdf-tools you can type M-g l (pdf-view-goto-label), which asks for a page-label, which is usually equal to the displayed page-number.

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