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

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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 ...
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formatting names in an index so that they appear in small caps

here is my question : Can I modify the presentation of people's names in my index ? Informations about my document I am using the package imakeidx with xindy. I have two indexes, people's names in ...
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List of notations and index, in order, from already-tagged sources

My question is much like List of mathematical notation / abbreviations, but my situation is slightly different, in that I think I've done enough work on my document beforehand that the process could ...
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Which packages require command-line steps (not e.g. pdflatex) to compile?

Are there any packages which depend on other 'non-standard' command line programs (i.e. not pdflatex, bibtex and friends)? When writing a document in e.g. LaTeX, this of course needs to be compiled ...
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Placing of bold entries in the index

How do you get bold index entries to appear first in your index please? My mwe is \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex[options=-s columnseprule,intoc,columns=2] ...
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Customize index with section name, not page number

I would like to build an index where instead of a reference to a page number, I would have a reference to the section name of the term. So this is what I did (but which doesn't work) : ...
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Strange behave of index and l3regex

I am experimenting with LaTeX3 features and get a strange behaviour in a combination from index and l3regex. I try to replace all occurrences of :<space> with the exclamation mark sign, so that ...
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What is the proper use of several \seealso in the same index entry with makeindex?

If one uses \index{invariant!\relax|seealso{Lorentz invariance}}% \index{invariant!\relax|seealso{speed of light}}% in a .tex file, the makeindex program produces a warning in the .ilg file, when ...
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Index with multind, polyglossia and right-to-left twocolumn

I use the multind package (to produce several indices..I know it's obsolete but...) to produce an index in Arabic language, and I obtain the index in twocolumns but written in LTR mode. How can I ...
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imakeidx \see clash with \backmatter

I wonder if someone could explain what's happening in the following MWE, where the use of \backmatter will make disappear the index crossed-refs (\see and \seealso commands); try uncommenting ...
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Multiple index entry

I want to know what is the proper way to do multiple indexes in languages where the adjectives come after the subject. For example in english if I want to index the inverse function I can do: ...
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Index (printindex) in appendix has different format than other chapters

I have a complex file based on documentclass scrbook. It has many parts and the last part is the appendix. Instead of sections I use chapters in appendix. All glossaries and bibliography are defined ...
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Trace where all commands are used

I am currently coauthoring papers so I need to work on a tex manuscript that is shared by all of us. The problem is that, since the paper is long, I may very easily look over some place where my ...
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Problems when making index

I am using makeidx and my own version of minitoc.ist to make an index in a report. Although it is my own version of the file, they are identical. I did not want to make any changes in the original ...
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Increase the limit of characters for an index entry

I am using the imakeidx package. I need some of the index entries to exceed the 1024 characters that is the intrinsic MakeIndex limit. Is there a way to increase this limit?
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hyperref not linking index pages [duplicate]

Compiling the following MWE with lualatex with makeindex, my index renders with no hyperlinks for page numbers: %!TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode %!TEX program = lualatex ...
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How can I include problem numbers in index?

In a manuscript I am developing using LaTeX2e, topics appear both in the main text and also in end-of-chapter problems. I would like to include the problem identification, e.g., P4.12, and itspage ...
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Need index to display custom description environment item name

I am trying to accomplish something like in this question and this question. I have several authors contributing solutions to problems that are numbered using an externally imposed scheme, which I ...
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Multiple language index in XeLaTeX

I would like to make an index with keywords in different languages. What should be the options for xindy?
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imakeidx: Hyperlink both the index title and the page number

I am creating my index using makeindex. Using hyperref, the page numbers within the index are correctly linked to the corresponding page. However, I also would like the index title (i.e. the keyword) ...
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IEEEtran and glossaries

I am trying to figure out how to use IEEEtran with glossaries without running into errors during the compilation with (pdf)latex. Here is my MWE: % arara: pdflatex: {synctex: yes} % arara: ...
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MakeIndex in TexMaker with auxiliary files in subfolder

I have the TexMaker option to put output in a "build" subfolder checked. So I have my idx file in the folder "build". When I run MakeIndex I get Input index file book.idx not found. Usage: makeindex ...
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Is there a way to divide bibliography, indexes in two volumes?

I'm working on a big thesis, divided in two volumes (but one pdf), which are sequentially numbered. Main TOC and TOCs for volumes are made using titletoc package: \startcontents[main] ..... ...
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How to remove line break between index subentries

I am using the imakeidx package to generate and format my indices. What I want is to remove the linebreak between two subentries of the index. This way, the entries belonging to the same index ...
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Collecting index entries after \printindex

It seems that there is a built-in assumption that a \printindex command cannot be followed by further \index commands. I am working on a document that continues past the pages the \printindex command ...
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makeindex doesn't work

I have a file statuts.tex, and I would like to add indexes. Somebody says indexes belong to ams packages, so I did the following: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Making an index from a list (concordance)

Is there a program that can take a list of words and search latex input files for those words and mark them in an \index command? Thanks
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Toc, Bibliography, Indexes and dots

I have to add to the ToC the Bibliography and the Indexes (e. g., the Author index) in such a way that they have the same style of a Chapter without the Chapter number. In particular, I need to add ...
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More than one index of notation in a single document using nomencl

My thesis consists of two rather independent parts, and I'd like to include an index of notation for each part separately at the end of the whole document. Is this possible with the nomencl package? ...
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Remove Pagenumber from first page of index

I have a multiple page-long index in an extarticle document. However, I am trying to remove the page number (of the bottom of the page) for the whole index. using \pagestyle{empty}and/or ...