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Guidelines for creating an index

This is not necessarily a LaTeX-only question, and it is a bit open-ended, but given that this community is clearly very detail-oriented, and it is a general-interest question, I think that this is a ...
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Practically, where to put \index?

I use vim-latex. For the sake of SyncTeX, I usually format my paragraphs into separate lines, using a customized gqip. I used to put \index after the term to be indexed, as suggested here. For ...
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Best practice for index construction — recommendations and references

I'm about to embark on something I've never done (at any rate, seriously) before: preparing an index for a ~200-page document. I have started, but I get the feeling "something's wrong". I know that I ...
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Order of appendices

I'm not sure whether it fits on TeX.SE or some other SE site, but anyways: I wonder whether there's a good standard on the order of the common appendices when writing the thesis. I have in mind the ...
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Indexing some notions twice?

I'm making an Index of defined notions for my thesis (it's partly algebraic so there are dozens of notions defined through the whole text) and I think on how to index notions like trace of a Mobius ...
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What is the correct way to generate an index?

For creating an index I am currently including \usepackage{makeidx} \usepackage{index} \makeindex [...] \index{...} [...] \printindex into the document (and run makeindex inbetween compilations). ...