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

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Italicise index entry

I am making an index using makeidx. Is the following not okay? This does not work for me. \index{Brazil!\textit{subentry text}} The same without italics (\index{Brazil!subentry text}) works fine.
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First & last entries in the index header like a dictionary

I have a question about the layout of my index headers : Is it possible, in the event of a long index, to put the initial letters (like the glossary group) or the first & last top level entries ...
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Index and bad left header

I need help for my index headers : Is it possible to put in the index section the section name, "Index" here, to the left page header (\lehead) ? I imagine something like ...
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Headers and imakeidx two-columns

I have 2 questions about the layout of my indices & for my index headers : I don't understand why the no indent first or the no page break between the title & the index prologue just after ...
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\allowbreak does not work in \index

I would like to include \allowbreak in an \index entry but I can't get it to work. The \allowbreak is changed to \penalty \z@ in the .idx file, which corrupts the generated index. How can I solve ...
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Index is not printing in PDF output

First things first, here is MWE: \documentclass[12pt,oneside]{book} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} \chapter{\index{intorduction}Introduction} \blindtext This ...
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makeindex and fourier's mathbb

In the example document below the second index entry produces the warning !! Input index error (file = j.idx, line = 2): -- Extra `@' at position 11 of first argument. on running makeglossaries ...
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Indexing a non-utf-8 encoded file (ANSI) with special characters

I'm using xindy to make an index for my book, which is in Icelandic. It sorts the words mostly correctly, but it doesn't sort accented characters (i.e. á é í ó ú ý) after the corresponding ...
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Sorting Icelandic index correctly using LaTeX (accented characters after non-accented)

I'm using Xindy to make an index for my book. It sorts the words mostly correctly, but it doesn't sort accented characters (i.e. á é í ó ú ý) after the corresponding non-accented characters (a e i o u ...
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Why does makeindex input a spurious whitespace in footnote?

I want to have an entry $r_{\infty}$ in the index. When I mention it inside a footnote, there's an added whitespace ($r_{\infty }$). This results in multiple entries in the index. Here is a minimal ...
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\index and \citep

Using the makeidx package, I would like to use \index to include an author's name in my appendix. I do not want to use the authorindex package to create a separate author index. If I include ...
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What does this mean in LaTex?

I'm trying to read the most recent changes in the C++ Standard on this page. Very close to top, you'll find the following line of command (I'm just guessing about the name of this entity). What does ...
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How can I stop index section inheriting header from bibliography?

In a book I'm just completing, I finish with a bibliography and index. And the problem which I simply can't fix is that the index section has a running header which says BIBLIOGRAPHY instead of ...
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How to define a newcommand for this type of indexing?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \newcommand{\key}[1]{ #1 \index{#1} } \begin{document} \cleardoublepage This shows \key{1.1},\key{1.2},\key{1.3},\key{1.4},\key{2}. % ...
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I want to use latex to write a big document with three types of tables

Very concise (vague) question: (4th edit) I want to use latex to write a big document with three types of tables (tableA,tableB,tableC), over time (dates), indexed by many keys(key1,key2,key3,...). ...
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Different number of columns in multiple indices

For a book project I have created two indices using imakeidx. In addition, I am using idxlayout to control the layout of the indices. I would like the first index to be two columns and the second ...
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Index sorting problems with Vietnamese

I have trouble with sorting my index since it is in Vietnamese. I know, this question has been asked already but the problem is that I don't really understand the answer - it seems so complicated... I ...
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add “Chapter, Appendix” words to the autogenerated index

Hi I want to add the words Chapter: Appendix: etc... to the index, because the autoindex only shows the number of the chapter, i found this trick \usepackage{tocloft} ...
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errors with makeindex: Conflicting entries: multiple encaps for the same page under same key

I have six errors of the same type. What must I do to get rid of them: Warning (input = engverxml.idx, line = 163; output = engverxml.ind, line = 786): -- Conflicting entries: multiple encaps ...
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Index layout: on the same line when only one subitem

I am making an index for my document using \makeindex. And in my document I have subindex entries like : \index{word1!subword11} \index{word1!subword12} But when there is only one subentry in the ...
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index hyperlink not pointing to correct page

In the MWE below, the hyperlink from the index page does not take you to the correct page to where the index is: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lipsum, fancyhdr} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex ...
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Words starting with non-letter character in index

When indexing using makeidx, what should I do with terminology starting with a non-letter character? E.g. "†-category", which one would expect appearing before the letter A.
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error when using expandafter for databib command in indexing command in foreach loop

I'm trying to create an author index using the databib package (datatool) bundle. I can loop over the entries in a BibTeX database and for each entry, loop over the authors using the \foreach command ...
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index show like a section (including section number)

I like to show the index in the table of contents. The index shall be shown like a section, it is including the section number and then the section name. Also the same when the index is printed at the ...
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How to use multiple location classes in xindy?

I'm using xindy to typeset an index that I've already created by hand. The idx file looks like this: \indexentry{Aboriginal!Advising the Accused}{Ch. 46, S. 3.7.8, P. 208A} ...
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How to create a .ist file for the purpose of customizing the index?

I would like to create a .ist style file to change the layout of my Index. I am using book, hyperref and imakeidx. But I am at lost when it comes to creating the .ist file. Basically, I would like to ...
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\footnote breaks @-constructs in \index [duplicate]

To index a nontrivial TeX expression expr, we use the command \index{str@expr}, where str is a simplified (typically plain ASCII) representation of expr to be used for sorting. However, str@expr is ...
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xindy not sorting cross-reference targets

When compiling \documentclass{article} \usepackage{index} \newindex{i}{idx}{idn}{Index} \begin{document} Let's discuss letter d\index[i]{d}\index[i]{letter|see{d}} and ...
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How to avoid upper-case letters in the header?

I've used two indexes: \documentclass[a4paper,fontsize=11pt,headsepline,parskip=half-,index=totoc,BCOR=5mm,DIV=15]{scrreprt} \usepackage{imakeidx} ...
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index, acronym and sorting, macro expansion

I want to use index together with acro: Whenever I use an acronym, I want it automatically in the index. However, not the abbreviation but the long name! What I did: I created a new command: ...
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Specify link targets for index entries made with hyperref

I have code for creating an index that refers readers to a page number and an example number. (The code is included in this answer, reproduced below for convenience. I happen to be using expex, but it ...
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How to read from fndb

I'm currently working on a small IDE for latex that supports suggestions. So I was wondering how to read and use the index file to get a list of supported commands. Or if not that way, how other IDEs ...
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How do you NOT get an index entry in the TOC?

My problem is that I don't want the automated index entry to appear in the TOC but would rather add one manually. But no matter what I try, the automated entry always appears. I have tried ...
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specify sort string in index see entry

How is it possible to specify a sort string inside a see index entry? I am using makeindex and TeXLive 2014. For example, say I have a primary entry where the sort string is plain B and the ...
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index in chronological order with a predefined non-alphabetical index list

In my document I need to work with the package imakeidx because I need two indexes. I like to have defined a list (if possible directly in the preamble) which lists the index entries in this ...
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How to have text inside round brackets on a line and also be added to a second index with predefined index search keys?

I've written a text with 200 quotes. One quote example: "Und wir haben die Liebe erkannt und geglaubt, die Gott zu uns hat. Gott ist Liebe, und wer in der Liebe bleibt, der bleibt in Gott und Gott in ...
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Indexing numbers of different types

When I use the package makeidx the indexing chapter starts with the text: "Numbers written in italic refer to the page where the corresponding entry is described; numbers underlined refer to the ...
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Problems with index overlap [closed]

I'm using makeidx 'as is': \usepackage{makeidx} % Import the index package \makeindex % Generate the index which is printed at the end of the document % rest of document \printindex The problem ...
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How to manually change the index file (.ind) to achieve correct order for foreign letters?

I am using MikTex,pdfLaTex, WinXP_SP3. I want to create an index including foreign letters in correct alphabetical order. Using Xindy seems like a lot of hassle, so I would like to avoid it. How can ...
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Error : (Input index file full.idx not found. Usage: makeindex ). I am using texstudio editor

I am using Texstudio editor. I am using Latex to write my thesis. I have had no problem in the past that Latex list the references in my thesis write-up successfully. Suddenly, when I added one more ...
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Conflict between tabu and index when using LaTeX formatting in index [duplicate]

Consider the following document: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{tabu} \makeindex \begin{document} This is the \emph{aaa} variable.\index{aaa variable@\emph{aaa} variable} \begin{tabu}{l} ...
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How to add explanatory text to an index page without page number troubles?

I like to have an introducing text after the index starts (in the same way as it works for the nomenclature). Adding the imakeidx package to the here used makeidx package and writing ...
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Hyperref breaks the index generated by the ltxdoc document class

Suppose the following minimal document: \documentclass{ltxdoc} \CodelineIndex \EnableCrossrefs \begin{document} \DescribeMacro{\macro} A description of \cs{macro} \begin{macrocode} ...
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How to solve the page numbering problems (in TOC, hyperref, scrheadings, nomenclature)?

I like to have in the headings the chapter name on the inner upper section on almost all pages but not on those which start with the new chapter, on the tableofcontens and the index. The page number ...
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How to add a tex specific area after the nomenclature title starts?

I'd like to write a text (and also a small table) directly after the title nomenclature (in my version: Glossar) and directly before the beginning of the nomenclature glossar list. %% LyX 2.1.0 ...
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How to set the space between two index entries with the same character

When I make an index, I get only between the different characters (b,s,t) an optimal vertical spacing. \usepackage{makeidx}\makeindex \index{book} \index{summer!sun} \index{summer!heat} \index{sound} ...
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How make an index without referring for each word in the text locally but define a word once globally?

In general I write in the text: \index{Barmherzigkeit} and \index{Gnade} and at the end of the document I include the index with \printindex. (I work with LyX) I want that all Words ("gnädig" and ...
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Pagenumber on first Index page

I've the following latex-code to get pagenumbers at the top at "normal" pages and at the bottom at the beginning of a chapter. \documentclass[pdftex,a4paper,11pt,parskip=half,twoside,headings=normal, ...
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Nicely showing 'special' index entries in the margin

I want to show index entries in the margins. Here's what I'm doing: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt, twoside]{report} \usepackage{kantlipsum} \usepackage{marginnote} \let\oldmarginnote\marginnote ...
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Is there a place for one more index processor?

(This is not a real question, it's rather a list of thoughts and ideas.) I'm not a serious TeXist, but this topic of index creation interests me a lot. As I like programming in Lua, I started to ...