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

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Tags, like on TeX.SE, but with the ability to show or hide both the tag--document structure and associated text, as in the multiaudience package

The term "tags" can be understood to mean that which is used to organize and make text more understandable (as in TeX.SE). The term "tags" can also be understood as something used to manipulate the ...
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Suppressing comma in one index entry

I have a line that says \index{flamingo's ``knee''}. As one would expect, it produces an entry flamingo’s “knee”, 3 in the index. Unfortunately the publisher wants it to be flamingo’s “knee,...
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Redefine \section to be added to the index automatically

I would like to have my section headers to be listed in the index by default. So i tried to redefine the \section command like this \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \...
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imakeidx: truexindy not found

When I run imakeidx with \usepackage[truexindy]{imakeidx} I get the following error: sh: truexindy: command not found. Not sure what is going here. This is with an up to date TL2015 on OSX.
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How to include biblatex \nocite authors in authors index

Occasionally using biblatex I want to reference an authored work (i) without including a formal citation in the text, while (ii) including the work in the bibliography, and (iii) including all of the ...
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Clicking Index in table of contents gets last chapter instead of Index

Here is a minimum working example: % !TEX TS-program = pdflatexmk \documentclass{book} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{makeidx} \usepackage{hyperref} \hypersetup{colorlinks,linkcolor={red!50!...
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Using imakeidx with custom page numbering

I am using the imakeidx package to generate an index for some course notes. The problem is that the document uses a different page numbering system: it is divided into "lectures" and numbers the pages ...
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Auto-generate label and index for description environment

\begin{description} \item [\textsc{abandon}\label{abandon}\index{abandon}] \textit{verb} desert, leave behind \end{description Is it possible to automate the above process in such a way that the ...
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Pandoc LaTeX to epub with glossaries, pagenotes, indexs with links, and other features

I have a LaTeX document that has to be compiled several times to include all the toc, references, glossaries, pagenotes, general index, and author index with links to the locations in the book. I can ...
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Double analytics index

Is there a way to create two different analytics index? I need that some specific words have to belong to the first index and the others to the second one. PS: I'm using makeidx package
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custom analytics index

I need to customize the analytics index. First of all I need to split the item in 2 parts: the second part should be visible both in the page and in the analytics index page and the first part is the ...
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Collect equations for a cheat sheet

Physics exams typically have a cheat sheet up front, followed by the problems, which are formatted as lists. I have amassed a test bank of problems, which reside in a folder that contains files, each ...
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Doesn't print index

I can't seem to solve my issue. I don't know what's wrong with my code, it wont print the index in the final pdf, my code is (I've got an extra .tex with a chapter, where i've got several \index[terms]...
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How to customize index with \splitidx

I am trying to create several indexes with splitidx package and I have not been able to find out if and how I can do the following things: sort one of indices with respect to the order of appearance ...
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How to not repeat word in \index

To make index I have to write word two times, \documentclass[12pt,oneside]{book} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} This will not print \index{anything} !!! However it will make an ...
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A way to get the number of footnotes on current page?

Is there one? (I want this because I want to make the index format 7 n.\,1 if there is more than one note on the page and 7\,n. PS. More clearly stated, as requested: could one define a macro \...
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Indexing footnotes [duplicate]

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} Cheese\footnote{\index{cake}cake.} \printindex \end{document} This produces the entry cake, 1, with no indication that the ...
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Genealogy System

I'm writing a family history, and I want to do something like this: for every person I have a chapter, and every person is identified by a unique code. For example something like this: \...
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Change top level grouping of an index

In the "Name Index" there are only a few possible categories: "animal", "artists", "mineral" and "plant", in this example. For just this "Name Index", how do I eliminate the "A", "M" and "P" letter ...
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why \see and \seealso “overwrites” page number?

Why \see and \seealso overwrites page number? Can i redefine indexing command to keep page number(s) before see output? Something like: Cats 1,3,6-7 see also Dog MWE form this site: \...
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A to Z Navigation menu or bar in the Index

I would like to add a clickable navigation bar or menu (from A to Z) to my index (prefarably on the margin, please see attached image). I got (and liked) the idea from Nicola L. C. Talbot's book: ...
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Songbook \makeTitleIndex: Page number vs song number

I created a songbook using the songbook package. As stated in the manual I added a \makeTitleIndex command to the preamble of my songbook. It creates a .tIdx file containing song titles and song ...
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Make only top level index entry searchable

In one of my indices it really would be nice if searching only matched the top level index entries. One way would be to make the index entires images, but wondering if there is an easier way? And if ...
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How to create an index for a book that includes code chunks

I'm in the process of creating an index for a book that includes R code chunks. I'd like to include certain R functions that appear in these chunks in the index, so I assume I have to place the \index ...
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How to display index entries on the same line as the text being indexed

Is it possible to let showidx display index entries on the same line as the text being indexed? It seems not as makeindx.pdf says: This macro actually typesets the box containing all the index ...
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Strange Error Message “CLOSED INPUT BUFFERED FILE-STREAM CHARACTER” during indexing

I am using the solution from Indexing with Binary Units using siunitx package. This not only solved the specific problem that I had posted but seemed to resolve a numerous other problems as well. ...
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Put ';' after page number in index

I'm trying to have dictionary like index, where some terms with different variations in text are defined. it seems this is easier with indexing. I try to have subitems of one index item on same line ...
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Indexing with Binary Units using siunitx package

As per How to overwrite siunitx's binary prefixes, any changes to the binary prefixes need to be deferred to be after \begin{document}. However, it seems that if I am using those same binary ...
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two column index overflow [closed]

I have a book, with an index. In the preamble I'm using \makeindex and then, at the end of the book, I'm saying \printindex. Works fine and prints the index in two columns. However, the first column ...
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Multiple Page Index

I'm editing a family history, and the index is quite long. I'm using the tufte class, and have used the full-width fix for a bibliography spanning several pages. However, it's not working for my ...
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Using mdframed to format index entry

I am trying to use an mdframe to format an index entry. If I uncomment the \def\UseMdframeForFormatting{} in the MWE below (which attempts to use an mdframe), then I get the error: Use of \@index ...
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beamer - Berkeley. Is possible add another level of index in the upper region?

Un the indexes of beamer. Sections and subsections is possible, but if I want detail 3 or 4 parts in a subsection, showing this in any way, for example... in the upper (in the TITLE-dark region or in ...
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Increasing the size of the navigation sidebar text in Beamer (Berkeley theme)

How can I increase the size of the navigation sidebar in Beamer? I'm using the Berkeley theme. I'd only like to change the size of the sections and subsections, keeping the subsection size smaller ...
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Beamer. Berkeley. How to move up the rigth index?

How could I move up the rigth index in Beamer? \documentclass[serif]{beamer} \usetheme{Berkeley} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{mathpazo} \makeatletter \beamer@headheight=1.5\baselineskip ...
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biblatex: Index authors with something like indexname (in parallel to indextitle)?

I use biblatex to compile an author index. Some authors publish under several different names, so there are bibfile entries with different author/editor names that I would like to consolidate for the ...
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Making an indexentry for '+' when '+' is the quote sign for makeindex

The makeindex manual suggests using the + as a quote sign rather then " if one uses german sorting. Now makeindex seems to get confused if I have a real +that is supposed to go to the index. How can I ...
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cross-references with xindy

I'm using xindy for my index. And I would like to have cross-references inside. But when I do so, the page number associate to the entry with a cross-reference disappear. Here is a MWE: \...
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Best solution for acronmys, abbrevations, glossary and index

I am writing a scientific text/book which will contain acronyms, which should have a glossary and should also have an index. The question is: which LaTeX setup is best for this? Which are the best ...
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Indexing in footnotes and sidenotes in reledmac

To avoid problem mentioned here reledmac-bibleref-entry-in-footnotea-and-line-number-in-index I decided to put bibverses in sidenote. Index still shows number of last line on the page Here is MWE: ...
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reledmac, bibleref entry in footnoteA and line number in Index

When I have bibleref in \Xfootnote and use index, in index entry appears line number of the footnote. I'd prefer instead of line number of footnote would be line number what footnote refers. Or ...
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How to group similar names in index

I am using the makeidx indexing package. I am trying to make an index and I want to group similar names, like say {continious function, differential function, etc} together, i.e. so that it displays ...
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tex4ht: problem with Index compilation

I have problems with index section. I use tex4ht to compile my manual to html file. In case if makeindex and begin{document}/end{document} commands are located in included file, compilation if ...
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Cross-Referenced Index/Dictionary

I am undergoing some amateur Greek studies and would like to construct a dictionary of sorts with LaTeX. I would obviously like some sort of alpha-beta-cal listing of vocabulary words I encounter, ...
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Use label as index marker and use nameref to print the value in the index

I have created a name index with the imakeidx package. My question is: Is it possible to add a label as the key for the index and print e.g. \nameref{label} in the index? The pseudo-code could look ...
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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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Make Emacs ignore “mismatched” \index parentheses

I'm indexing a LaTeX document using Emacs and AUCTeX and RefTeX. One thing that makes it harder to match delimiters in the document (or to spot mismatched ones) is the propensity of Emacs (or maybe ...
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Indexing material that appears inside \afterpage

My document contains some landscape-orientation tables that I set inside an \afterpage command. When I try to index material that appears inside these tables, I sometimes end up with duplicate index ...
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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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String to sort index of authors generated with biblatex

I have an index of cited authors generated with biblatex and imakeidx. How can I have this index sorted by the sortkey field in the bib-file, if defined. For indexing titles there is a ...
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Why does \verb|“”| in \index{} lead to an error?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{index} \makeindex \begin{document} \begin{figure} \centering \fbox{Diagram placeholder} \caption{\index{quote (\verb|""|)}ok} \end{figure} \printindex \end{...