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

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list of occurences of references

I need a list like the list of figures for \ref entries in the text to instances of a custom Theorem environment. Here's a MWE with a handbuilt example. The solution should add features to this code I ...
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Link to index in TOC points does not point to index, but to whatever is right before index

My LaTeX document contains an index which is also referenced in the table of contents via \addcontentsline. The page number displayed in the TOC is correct. The link, however, is not. (If I view the ...
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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 additionally\...
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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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Index both authors and subjects with authorindex and makeindex

I am trying to make two separate indexes for my PhD dissertation, the author index and the subject index. Creating the author index is quit easy, I just use the \usepackage{makeidx} and \printindex ...
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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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Index hyperlinks to open a PDF file

The usual practice is that the index entries link to a page in the text where the word occurs. I am trying to index a list of files and am indexing each word in the file name. In the MWE below, ...
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BibLaTeX: sorting alphabetically with non-latin characters (Ś)

Biblatex indexing works very well with latin names. But when an author has foreign name (Łukasiewicz) the Ł letter is changed to \IeC {\L} and makeindex is not able to sort it well. In Polish it ...
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Setting the same distance from the top of the page for chapter and index titles

I noticed that the distance from the top of the page to the chapter title differs from the table of contents and list of <> ones. I can see why, as these elements have specific purposes and ...
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tcolorbox: framing example problems that index in order and allow for a title as an argument

I would like to take this tcolorbox created by Gonzalo Medina here Typesetting a definition but have each usage of the box index starting from 1, 2, ... which allows a title input. Currently my set ...
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Automatically index acronyms

I'm using the acronym package. Is it possible to automatically add an index entry each time an acronym is used?
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entries in the toc from printindex

I want the entries in the TOC for the indices to align with the Chapter entries. I can do this with \addcontents. \printindex also puts an entry in the TOC but it is aligned with the section entries. ...
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Prevent column break in multicolumn index

I am using imakeidx to generate a multicolumn index with makeindex. Here is an excerpt from my .ind: \item \BRbooktitlestyle {\BRepistlenumberstyle {1}Jean} \subitem \...
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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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“makeindex” in Mac OS X (Snow Leopard)

I use LaTeX on a Mac, using TeXShop. It is possible to compile an index from within the TeXShop interface, except when I have more than one index (say, people and concepts) for the same text. In this ...
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\index inside footnote: How to propagate the footnote number correctly with index package?

We're using the index package in order to get several indexes (name index, subject index, language index), and we're basically happy with it. There's only one obstinate problem: index does not ...
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KOMA book: correct hyperlink to the index?

So I'm using scrbook, and in the TOC, the link to the Index goes a bit beyond what it should, like described here. Unfortunately the solution described therein is for the book class, and it does not ...
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Redefining ordering in index

I'm generating an index of Bible references (using the bibleref) package. Bible references are usually not sorted by alphabetical order of book, but rather by order of appearance in the Bible (Genesis,...
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Acronyms only shown in Index when used twice

The solution to the original problem was resolved here: Acronyms sorted alphabetically in Index , in which I was trying to include acronyms in the index every time the command \gls{acronym} was used. ...
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How should we make index?

I wrote this LaTeX file with TexMaker and I don't know why there is no index in the PDF file. Please tell me where I'm wrong. ‎\documentclass[10pt,twoside,a4paper]{book}‎ ‎\usepackage{amsmath}‎ ‎\...
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Sorting author index made using biblatex, removing letter group headings

Here is the MWE. Once I added [xindy] while calling imakeidx, the sorting is fixed. But now xindy puts letter headings to each group. How can I get rid of those? \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[...
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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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Differences between “xindy” and “makeindex”

I'd like to know which are the essential differences between makeindex and xindy (or texindy) in this sense: What things can we do with xindy that we can not do with makeindex? or vice versa. What ...
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How to move from makeindex to xindy?

Is there an easy, lightweight way to manage multiple glossaries and indices using xindy rather than makeindex? Everything works currently using makeindex, but it's not as nice as it could be. I'm fine ...
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Which tool to use: an index or a glossary?

I have this situation: My book needs an alphabetical index, used for finding on which page an item appeared. My book needs a glossary, used for looking up the definition of the item. Every indexed ...
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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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Provide boolean from two arguments case insensitives

In most publications scientific names are abbreviated except the first time. Moreover, the names must be in italics and only the first letter of the generic name should be upper-case. The biocon ...
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Creating an index with sub-sub-subentries

For my PhD thesis I need to make a list of works quoted. I thought that using the LaTeX index would be a good idea. But unfortunately I cannot have more than 3 levels in the index. BTW I am using the ...
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How to create Index for Verses

I ran into problem of creating index for a book (1200 page) which has around 700 verses and its explanation. I have one main tex file with the preamble. I have 18 chapters in my book, so I created ...
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How to make dictionary finderlist with glossaries or index packages?

I am making a bilingual Pohnpeian-English dictionary using XeLaTeX and I am trying to find a way to generate an English finderlist. So far I have the Pohnpeian to English section coded like this \...
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wrong hyperref for Index in tableofcontents since TeXlive 2010

Since update of TeXLive, both on macOS and Ubuntu (from 12.04 to 13.04), index is not referenced correctly in the table of content. Instead, the hyperlink to Index point to the bibliography. A lot ...
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How to make an index of people used in the book (with references to page number)

I am writing a book, where I have a lot of persons and some of them has the same name. I have constructed a new documentCommand: \createPerson, that produces a setup for some basic attributes of the ...
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Is there any indexing package for Finnish and Estonian?

The problem with these languages is that they make words longer by putting things at the end of the words. I have been reading this but not sure its support for the given languages. How can you make ...
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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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How to make indexed words clickable in the text?

I want to make the indexed words into hyperlinks to the entries in the "Index" (something similar to the glossaries package). I'm using xindy on TL2012 and here is my code: \documentclass{article} \...
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Why do we need add on programs like Biber and MakeIndex?

The creation of biblatex has made bst files obsolete allowing the formatting to be done by LaTeX and not an add on program like BibTeX, but it didn't completely eliminate the need for an add on ...
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Tex capacity exceeded (string characters) (well it's about to be exceeded)

As per my earlier question TeX capacity exceeded (save size), I am generating a fairly large index of .txt, .tex, and .pdf files. This process has worked for a long time, and the size of the index is ...
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Italic index entries have no link in PDF

I have a problem when adding index entries. When I use just the vanilla \index{...}, the generated PDF contains links on the page numbers in the index. But when using \index{...|textit} to mark index ...
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Styling very long index entries to look more aesthetic

I wrote the following style for makeindex: headings_flag 1 heading_prefix "{\\bfseries " heading_suffix "}\\nopagebreak\n" delim_0 " \\dotfill " delim_1 " \\dotfill " delim_2 " \\dotfill " which ...
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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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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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Can I make the index link to the correct part of the page?

I have managed to create an index where the page number links to the correct page. But I would like it to link to the correct part of the page, not to the top of the page. Is this possible? Here is ...
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Customizing Index - Adding chapter heading and verse number to index entries

I would like to provide the chapter title and the verse number for each entry in the index. This is unusual but the book I am working on requires such formatting. In the output I want the chapter ...
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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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Texmaker and MacTex are unable to compile Index, Nomenclature and Biber

On Mac (Maverick) with MacTex (up-to-date), I can compile the following (A) MWE using the Engine (B) for Texshop, however not using the (C) custom command for Texmaker. I searched for two days and ...
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Is it possible to automatically add an index entry each time an acronym/glossaries command is used in the document? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Automatically index acronyms I am using glossaries package for acronyms (\usepackage[acronym]{glossaries}). I have a separate .tex file for a list of \newacronym{key}{label}...
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How can I make a simple index in Latex that includes every bolded word throughout the document?

This is a very general question, but I would like to make and index for my thesis, that indexes any word that I bf in the documents, and references the page number next to it. I am using the makeidx ...
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Why does \let\oldindex not work in this code?

This is a follow-up question to: How to make indexed words clickable in the text? I'm having two problems with the code given by @Stephen. If I use the following code to redefine the \index ...
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Bibtex and index of authors

Is there any way of automatically creating an author index based on citations via bibtex?
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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 ...