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

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makeindex doesn't use indexed words

When I use makeindex and try to index a word using Hello \index{World} the entry in the generated \printindex looks like indexfile, 7 instead of World, 7 -- This issue also happens when using ...
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Layouting the index-page

I'm using \printindex for my index and I wonder how to have bold page numbers ordering by first character of the indexed word and have dots in between the name and page number like A Apple ......
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Makeindex in TeXnicCenter

I need to create an index in my document, so I put the following lines in my preambel \usepackage{makeidx} \usepackage{showidx} \makeindex So, when compiling with TeXnicCenter, I noticed the ...
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Multiple indices with ledmac and the book class

The package for critical editions, Ledmac, provides an \edindex{} command to have references to the page and line number in the standard Makeindex index. The package documentation also specifies that, ...
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pdflatex with index suddenly fails with undefined control sequences

The document I have been working on has built the index fine in the past. I have since made some changes to Part and Chapters, and re-arranged things in the preamble a little. Now pdflatex, mkindex, ...
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Running head in LaTeX book is wrong

I have a book with 14 chapters, two appendices (each chapter and appendix in a separate file), and a bibliography and index. This is set up as: Preamble \mainmatter include chapters \appendix ...
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How to get the string with \

Apologized for my unclear description. I wish I could explain my problem more clearly. In document, I wish I can just write something as "how to use \cmd \mbox in xxx" or "what is \cmd minipage xxx"....
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Combining bold and multi-page index numbering

Wish to have some multi-page Index numbering (e.g.: \index{Text|(} \index{Text|)}) appear BOLD. I tried adding \index{Text|textbf} but got no BOLD. What's the trick?
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makeindex page entries are all underlined

Set up an index for a book and everything works well, except the page numbers listed for the words in the Index are all underlined---EXCEPT when I add bold face, then they look fine. Any ideas what ...
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Redefining the \printindex command and changing it to a desired form

In book class, I want to redefine the \printindex command and change it to something like the following: ‎\addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{‎Index}‎‎‎‎ ‎\fancypagestyle{plain}{%‎ ‎\fancyhf{}‎ ...
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input index file not found

Dear experts I am using TeXnicCentre. After compiling, while I get an output pdf file, an error is found that says Could't find input index file *pathname* nor *pathname*.idx I am afraid I cant ...
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Command to uppercase the first letter of each word in a sentence

I'm writing a textboox in latex, and I have things like \textit{some definition}\index{Some Definition} all over the place. I'd like to combine them into something like \define{some definition} ...
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How can I customise memoir's index to have more than two columns?

Is it possible to customise memoir's index so that it has more than two columns? My index entries are single Chinese characters, so even \twocolindex results in way too much whitespace.
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Is it bug or feature? I cannot use makeidx in beamer.

I attempted to use makeidx.sty in my beamer project. The first two compilation using latex, the input file can be processed successfully. Then I execute makeindex, it also run without error. But ...
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How do I combine formatted page numbers in an index

If I format page numbers in an index, they show up in addition to non-formatted numbers. This minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} page 1 \...
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Tagged Sections

A professor I work with has loads of exam problems in LaTeX. However, he wants to index them in some sort. He wants to be able to tag them according to topic, last year it was used and so on, and then ...
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How do I include all authors of cited works in an index of persons?

I use the splitidx package to create a special index of named persons. \usepackage[makeindex,protected]{splitidx} \newindex[Index of people]{person} \setindexpreamble[person]{...} To index people ...
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How to create an index for custom environments?

I have defined a custom script environment, and would like to include an index in the output listing all scripts with their titles. How can I create such an index? The custom environment looks like: ...
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Option delim_0 “\\dotfill” in makeindex ignored by texlive's makeindex?

I've a problem when making the index with a personal style file. Here is my file perso.ist headings_flag 1 heading_prefix "{\\bfseries\\hfil " heading_suffix "\\hfil}\\nopagebreak\n" delim_0 "\\...
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How to use the amsmidx package to include multiple indices

I am using the gsm-l class file to write a small text. I want to have two indices at the end, one for names, and one for subjects. So, as instructed in the AMS instructions, I include then line \...
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index and item separation

I'm currently creating an index with the book class. I would like to play with the vertical separation between items in the index. Below is what I am redefining: \renewcommand\@idxitem{\par\...
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Placing a PDF bookmark to the index page?

Using \usepackage{hyperref}and the \pdfbookmark[0]{...}{...} command you can place a PDF bookmark just before the index page generated with \printindex (Sometimes it will point to the empty page ...
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How to produce a combined index from multiple documents?

I'm creating a set of documents which are contained in different LaTeX source files and are going to be compiled into different PDF files. Each one can have its own index, generated using the usual ...
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How to create an index entry for “|| operator”?

Following the \index quoting rules (prepend a reserved character with a double-quote), I do \index{"|"| operator} but the entry never shows up in the index. Doing these (similar) things does work ...
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Is there an automatic process to create index creation?

Certainly, there must be some way to somewhat create a list of words suggested to be included in an index.
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How can I have two or more distinct indexes?

I often want to have more than one index in a longer LaTeX document. For instance, I might want a general concept index, an index of named persons, and an index of symbolism. How can I have two or ...
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How to make clickable links and cross-references in pdfs produced by LaTeX?

How can I make things link url references, my index, table of contents, and cross references clickable links in documents produced by LaTeX? I generally use pdflatex to produce my documents.