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

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Removing nested LaTeX `\index`es

How would I, such as with regex and sed, remove all \index tags that occur inside any \index tags? For example, a nested mess like this: \index{Test\index{test\index{test}}ing One\index{one} ...
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\datetime don't work in \index

I'm building a complex index of dates & I'm using a lot of home commands. All is ok except using \datetime commands with argument for exemple ...
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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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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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Indexing all initial and non-initial words

Please save your time and energy on this question, a possible solution is provided. I've found a book with two interesting indices. It lists Tamil proverbs and the book indexes all the initial ...
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Line breaks in urlindex

In this discussion here, Heiko gave me a great answer, but now i have a line breaks problem. If I write ...
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putting two indices and exponents side to side

I did not find the answer to my following question on the web. I apologize in advance if this question has already been answered somewhere. I would like to write a matrix with the two subscripts and ...
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Splitting a CSV list from a xkeyval key argument into parts

Is it possible to store the key value argument (a cvs list) to a macro (via \def) and split/further process the content of that macro with \forcsvlist command from etoolbox package? I want to ...
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Place “see also” after page numbers in index

I'm creating an index using makeidx. When I have a "see also" cross-reference in an entry, I want it to appear after the listing of page numbers. But instead it appears before the listing. Here's ...
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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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How to find only headwords (entries of a foreign language dictionary) using text search in PDF Reader?

I'm working on a two language dictionary (german-french) with some thousand entries (headwords). Each entry has the following structure: \hypertarget{headword}{} \index{headword} ...
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Correct hyperlink to the index

I am writing a document using the book class, and the hyperlink to the index sends the pdf viewer a bit too far, i.e. when I click the top of the screen is at the start of the index instead of ...
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What are some vim macros to assist indexing a book?

I am about to re-read my 400-page book and mark certain words for indexing. I'm looking for a set of VIM macros that would help me quickly go through the text marking words and group of words to be ...
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How can we swap columns in two-column regime preserving hyperlinks?

Please save your time and energy on this question, some solutions exist. I have been helping with Arabic-English (right-to-left typesetting) and English-Arabic (left-to-right typesetting) indices ...
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Indexing by text instead of numbers in bibiliography in texlipse

How to get bibiliography indexed, not by numbers, by some given letters?. I want to refer to the book by a pneumonic, so that in the output file I would get, for example [AB], instead of some number, ...
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Table of content with long entry across two pages

In my thesis, I have a section with a very long name, which must appear in its entirety in the table of content. The title consists of three lines and, unfortunately, it is split in two different ...
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Custom verbatim commands writing into index

I have created a custom fancyvrb command via \CustomVerbatimCommand{\afun}{Verb}{} to use for writing programming language functions, say \afun|object.method.blah|, etc. I would like to automatically ...
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Multiple index keywords in a row

Is there a way to declare multiple \index{}keywords with a single command, instead of declaring them separately? More precisely, instead of doing \index{keyword1}, \index{keyword2}, ...
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How to automatically generate a list of linguistic examples with package linguex?

I am using the linguex package to present linguistic examples. However, I would like to make an appendix at the end which contains all the examples I've used and the page information. I am asking ...
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MakeIndex Style and pdfLaTeX Format Not Found

When I try to compile my document I get the following errors: Index style file PhD_Research_Proposal.ist not found pdflatex.exe: The memory dump file could not be found texify: pdflatex.exe failed ...
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Xindy and german babel shorthands “-, ”= etc

I'm using XeLaTeX, imakeidx and xindy, and I'd like to use shorthand like "- and "= in the index entries (soft and hard hyphen allowing hyphenation within component words, from [ngerman]babel). I ...
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Give \printglossaries a section number and customize the name?

When I print my glossary using \printglossaries it prints the glossary on a chapter level (at least it gives it the style of a chapter heading + it appears in the index on a chapter level). However, ...
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Multiply define a label on purpose

I'm working on a document that needs to have a cross-reference section at the start of the style: Evidence 1 found in Paragraph 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 Evidence 2 found in Paragraph 1.2, 2.3, 3.4 ...
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Use \index before or after punctuation?

It seems to me that you get different kerning if you use say\index{say}. than if you use say.\index{say} The following silly example is where I can see it: \documentclass[12pt]{memoir} ...
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Index heading style is different

I have document like this (MWE): \documentclass[10pt,twoside,final]{book} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{titlesec} ...
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How can I create a beautiful symbol table?

One part of my "Geometrie und Topologie" book is a symbol table that allows students to quickly find the right words when they don't understand a symbol. This makes searching via the index / Wikipedia ...
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Index references off by two pages

Never seen this before but I have a 400 page latex manuscript where the index references are 2 pages off. Eg they should reference page n, but the index gives n-2. I noticed that if I comment out the ...
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Index that picks up on example numbers, not page numbers

I am producing some glossed linguistic texts in a Native American language. The sentences are labeled as, e.g., (2.3)—meaning “text 2, sentence 3”—and I’d like the index to pick up on these numbers, ...
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Makeindex without sorting

Can I use makeindex but without sorting? This question looks peculiar but I would like to use index while the index entries (for example \index{Peace} in the document) are already sorted correctly ...
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Texindy sorting Icelandic

I use command texindy -L icelandic -M lang/icelandic/utf8 dict_main.idx to create a list of the names of the photographes, their authors and licenses. But the sorting is not correct (for example ...
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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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ConTeXt: Custom register formatting

Background Looking to reproduce custom registers that resembles: Index entries are added using: \setregisterentry[index][entries={Kenji Fujimoto}][ title={Maguro}, author={Kenji ...
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Makeindex warning

During \makeglossaries run I get warning: Process started: makeglossaries "settings" makeglossaries version 2.12 (2014-01-20) added glossary type 'main' (glg,gls,glo) makeindex -s ...
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No page break after index with idxlayout

In the idxlayout manual I read that the memoir class with twocolumn options forces a page break after the index. Is there any way around this behavior? I would like the following to remain on one ...
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Make an index of historical time periods

I'm writing my thesis & I want to make an index with centuries, years, month, day, event & historical periods. So I try to build some commands, but unsatisfactory, I'm looking for your help. ...
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\index command doesn't work in a simple newcommand

When I write the following code, it works. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex ...
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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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modifying printindex to eliminate toc entry [duplicate]

I want to modify \printindex to eliminate the \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{Index line so that an entry does not appear in the table of contents
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redefining \index

I use several indices, e.g. 'names', 'subject' doing this with entries of the form \index{names}{Columbus}. These indices are created with the multind package. Unfortunately some of the tex files ...
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Xindy with XeLaTeX gives error message

I would like to run XeLaTeX with Xindy. Therefore I copied the example in question How to use xindy with XeTeX/LuaTeX?. I used the code from where this is written (Herbert’s answer), but I used ...
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tex4ht: hyperlink page numbers in the index

This question was already answered by Radhakrishnan in an older post How do I preserve hyperreferences in the index when converting text from LaTex to HTML, but I'm not able to get his solution to ...
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Makeindex no .nls file

Here is the sample code from test.tex: http://texblog.org/2012/05/14/list-of-symbols-or-abbreviations-nomenclature/ \documentclass{article} \usepackage{nomencl} \makenomenclature ...
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makeidx and pdfcomment packages are not working together

I noticed recently that if I'm using pdfcomment package together with makeidx in one document, highlighted comments are not added to the PDF output. for example, you may run the following with LaTeX: ...
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Indexing: inverting names

I have defined \Index to mark a word or phrase for indexing and also preserve it in text: \newcommand{\Index}[1]{#1\index{#1}} How would I define a macro to invert the index entry? e.g. ...
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Error indexing Alpha pages

I am trying to make a sort of recipe book for myself. I would like to have every recipe a "page reference" given by a letter representing the category (main courses, dessert, biscuits, ...) and a ...
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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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How to number the index with tocbibind and idxlayout?

I'm trying to number the index section in my document. If I use only tocbibind it works perfectly, but once I add idxlayout, it doesn't work. idxlayout doesn't have a numindex option like tocbibind. ...
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creating two indices, one being the default index and the other a user defined index

the following script produces the default index on page 2 with an entry "names 1", on page 3 the single line "namestitle=Names" and on page 3 a repeat of the index on page 2. The names.ind file is not ...
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Indexing does not work with index package

I am trying to do indexing with the following code: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{index} \makeindex \newindex{aut}{adx}{and}{Name Index} \begin{document} Hellow \index[aut]{FiRST} ...
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How to hyperlink the 'general index' in the resulting PDF without it appearing in the table of contents?

I want my book (in PDF file) have an 'Contents' (general index) hyperlinked. But do not want the line of the word 'contents' (including page number) in the content of the table of contents, redundant ...