{indexing} is about creating an index or similar lists for your document, usually by means of executing makeindex.

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The index won't print in the PDF

I am using texworks, which I think uses LaTeX 2e. I use: \documentclass[12pt,latexsym]{book} \usepackage{latexsym} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} Write something\index{something} \...
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index file (.idx) can not be generated

I want to create an index in my document, so I use this code (test.tex): \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \usepackage{lipsum} \makeindex \begin{document} \section{Chapter 1}\...
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How to define index and multiple glossaries with the glossaries package?

Problem Statement I would like to make an index with the courtesy of glossaries package. However, I received a message while using makeglossaries Warning: File 'document.idx' is empty. Have you ...
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Limits to number of indexes using multind?

I am encountering errors building multiple indexes (10) using multind. Are there some limits I run up against?
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Footnote numbers instead of page numbers in index

The standard index produced by makeindex displays page numbers for each indexed term. Is there a way to display the footnote number (instead of the page number) whenever the indexed term appears in a ...
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how to redefine section counter in papertex

The package papertex includes SECTION NAME in every header. This is not configurable with package arguments I would like to change or eliminate this
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Suppress index comma before “see” cross-reference

How might the commas between "phrases" and "see words" be suppressed in the printed index produced from the source below? \documentclass{book} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} Some ...
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copyrights in papertex

The package papertex.sty includes a copyright notice for nachollopis in every footer. This is not configurable with package arguments I would like to change or eliminate this, thus I would have to ...
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Indexing items in figure captions

I want to include items given in figure captions in my index, but LaTeX treats those differently, perhaps related to a list of figures (that I am not employing), and they appear as a separate ...
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Change index “see also” and “see” format

Desired index result I want an index using makeindexto have entries like the following (where I've used ~~~ and ~~~~~~ to indicate indenting for subentries and sub subentries): nothing, 1 ~~~ ...
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Makeindex and Hyperref in Spanish

Following this answer I was given, about how to add small caps roman numbers in the index with babel in Spanish, I have a new problem. With the hyperref package, the links don't go to the right page ...
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Indexing hangs with pgfkeys

The following code hangs pdflatex with no errors: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{makeidx} \newcommand{\propertydef}[2]{\pgfkeys{/assume/#1/.code=#2} \pgfkeys{/assume/#1/....
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MakeIndex in Spanish

I've tried to use MakeIndex with the spanish package babel. I want to add to the index some words witch are written in the Introduccion, that is numbered with roman numbers in Small Caps. But in this ...
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Supress indexname and new page in printindex

I have: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside]{report}. I am using amsidx to produce an index, but have same issue with makeidx, so I will explain with that: I use the following commands in preamble: ...
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Problem in the bookmark in PDF document

I have some problems with the bookmarks. In the PDF I have this: The problem is: part I called "Stato dell'Arte" contains its chapters and the part II "Progettazione" and part III is contained in ...
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nomenclature does not print, possibly because of hebrew babel distrupting makeindex

I have been trying to print an automated nomenclature using nomencl in a multilingual document. It does not work, here is a MWE. Removing everything hebrew from it (from the babel definition and ...
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How to make Two separate index sections in one file? [duplicate]

I want to make Two separate index sections in the same file, For instance one for the mathematical symbols and one for the distinctive words like these two: and I know How to group the index like in ...
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How can I center index headings?

I have used following example_style.ist file for creating index headings_flag 1 heading_prefix "{ \\bfseries " heading_suffix "}\\nopagebreak\\\n" and in the preamble I have added following \...
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Index keys with different fonts

I would like to index some text elements that may contain code, for example: foo of type \code{bar} where \code is something like \texttt. But when I stick this text into \index, the collation is ...
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indexing woes with macro arguments

I have asked strip last character from parameter if it is 's' and I was given an answer. However, it turns out my case is little bit more complicated. Some of the monsters have hard to type ...
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How to say to latexmk to use makeindex with special parameter (-s -g)

I use makeindex routinely for a German book. A new latex package sanitize-umlaut allows now to write index terms without umlaute for example \index{Östrogene} instead of \index{Oestrogene@{Östrogene}}....
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Indexing in Latex with printing the first letter for each group , on a WINDOWS system? [duplicate]

I've created index with makeidx package. It works. I just need to print the first letter above every group of keys. My problem is the same cited here (package makeidx: print first letter for each ...
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index not recognized as chapter

I'm using a text using book class. Everything is fine, apart from the fact that the index isn't recognized as a chapter. Using \usepackage[nottoc]{tocbibind} I'm still able to produce an entry "...
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TOC, Chapter Toc, and Appendix misfunctions

The attached image shows the problems in an almost MWE: In TOC, the appendices are called Chapter instead of Appendix Much worse is that the sections in the Appendices find their way in the Chapter ...
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What is the recommended indexing package?

There's a dizzying array of indexing packages available on CTAN. For my current project, I'm using LuaLaTeX, but most of the time I just use straight LaTeX (and on occasion XeTeX). My needs for ...
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Is it possible to get both pdf bookmarks and hyperref for index links?

I loaded both the bookmark and hyperref package, but when I have them both the index links don't work. When I comment out the bookmark package the index links work, but the bookmarks don't. How do I ...
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xindy: rules file for arabic language?

Is there any rules file to process an index written in Arabic language? XeLateX generated this .idx-file. \indexentry{ مجموعة الاعداد الطبيعية|hyperpage}{٣} \indexentry{القيمة المطلقة|hyperpage}{٦} ...
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\index command adding spaces after underscores

I am writing a document with an index of commands that may contain an underscore symbol. Thus, I use entries like: \index{a\_b} However, the .idx file contains code of the form: \indexentry{a\_ b}{...
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How eliminate a blank page after Table of Contents

I have a problem for making the table of contents in latex. Latex is making a blank page after the table of contents how to eliminate it? I want to reduce the font of the word Contents by setting ...
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glossary problem [closed]

I have the following code that works fine: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[paper=a4paper,twoside=true,lmargin=2.5cm,rmargin=2.5cm, tmargin=2.5cm, bmargin=2.5cm, bindingoffset=0cm]{...
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MakeIndex fails to locate some index items

I use makeidx package to create an index, but some index items fail to be located in the right pages. For example, an index in 1st page of body text will be located to the cover after clicking the ...
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@ symbol for index keys, when using imakeidx package

Using imakeidx package, I am generating indices. When defining an index key, I want to use @ for the key as follows: \index{@variable} @variable is the index key. It seems like @ is deserved for ...
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How to index quickly when I use a “build” subdirectory for output files? in Texmaker

When I use a "build" subdirectory for output files in option of Texmaker. I must copy file *.idx in main file latex folder. So how can I fix that?
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My Abbreviation list is gone?

My MikTeX version is: 2.9 My TeXnicCenter version is: 2.02 My document is generated, everything is in their, content, references, but not my abbreviation list, though it did it yesterday and the name ...
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Makeindex does not produce the correct hyperpage link

I am using the memoir class to build a very large document which requires indexing. Individual indices are required each time a special keyword is used in one of the numerous flowcharts which appear ...
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Losing index with \papercolor [closed]

After LateX has generated an index properly, I changed the color of some pages. LateX failed to generate the index. Is there incompatibility somewhere? Please advise. I am using \documentclass{book}.
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Indexing with Biblatex: including editors as well

Consider the example below and its output. Two works are cited, but biblatex seems to include only one person in the index. It took me a while to find the pattern behind that behaviour in the 300-page ...
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Indexing complex [postnote] contents with biblatex

I am currently using biblatex to produce an index of ancient authors, like so:- Author, On Conundrums, II, 77.3--5, 1 II, 77.10--12, 2 II, 100, 5--6, 3 Where II is the volume number ...
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Why doesn't MakeIndex work when prompted from TeXshop and TeXstudio? [duplicate]

Why does it only work if I invoke makeindex <filename>.nlo -s nomencl.ist -o <filename>.nls from the terminal/command window?
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messy index in texlive 2015

I used the texlive for writing my book in persian (by using xepersian). For index I used xeindex package. My index is very messy and the numbers are disoriented and the words are not in the determined ...
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Make a Index for a report

I have to put a index on my report because the report is too long. How I create and what packages I have to use to make a index for a report? I need a index appropriate to a report. I wanna the index ...
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Using package hyperef prevent index entry to appear

The answer proposed in the post How can I automatically add index entries every time I reference a glossary entry? works beautifully as it is, and the 'Basic entry' example appears in both the ...
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Record multiple indexes in the table of contents

I have a document with multiple indexes. All of the indexes should be mentioned in the table of contents (as well as similar elements such as the bibliography). I use the index package to define ...
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Russian & English index via pdfLaTeX

I have MWE with index consisting of 2 parts - english and russian. Everything is ok, but I'd like to get these 2 parts in another order, russian part of index firstly, then english part of index. ...
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I can't update the indexes (package multind). Pleas help me

\documentclass{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[italian,french]{babel} \usepackage{nicefrac} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{color} \...
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Alphabetize index subentries with references

I'm able to print an index alphabetically. However, if I use \ref in the index entry, the subentries are not in alphabetical order. I'd like Module 3 entry to come after Module 2 entry. How can I tell ...
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Indexing slovenian language

I am in trouble. I would like to organise index by texindy for slovenian language, but reactions are highly unstable. If I use … \usepackage[texindy]{imakeidx} \makeindex[intoc, columns=2, ...
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Indexing with hyperref and roman page numbers

A document I'm writing needs an index. This is fine... except that the 'front matter' has roman page numbers, which appears to be messing things up. On compilation, I get the warning 'pdfTeX warning (...
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Page order in list of acronyms with roman numbering

I have a document with three parts and different numbering: small roman numbers, arabic numbers and capital roman numbers. When printing the list of acronyms, the page order of an entry is always ...
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Making varindex collapse single items

I use the package varindex in order to build the index for my thesis. Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{makeidx} \usepackage{varindex} \makeindex \def\Index{\varindex()...