{indexing} is about creating an index or similar lists for your document, usually by means of executing 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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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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ConTeXt: Part, chapter, section, and subsection names

Background Looking to include the section within an index. Problem In LaTeX the nameref package allows coding a contextual macro called \currentname. This allows users to refer to the current ...
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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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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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How to fix this error when launching texindy in windows using TeXstudio editor?

I noticed that recently, when I launch texindy using the shortkey in TeXstudio F12 it throws an error: Process started: texindy.exe usage: texindy.pl [-V?h] [-qv] [-iglr] [-d magic] [-o ...
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Using glossaries with bibtex

I hope someone can help with this. I am trying to generate a document with a glossary. I am using TexnicCenter. It appears to work when there is no bibtex file but not when there is and then not even ...
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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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Missing $ Inserted After Index

I am typing some notes. I ran "makeindex" on my two indices. I PDFLaTeX'd the notes and all was well. Then I added the hyperref package. I then ran "makeindex" to generate my indices by doing ...
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Loading index package with memoir

The standard makeidx package writes ind/idx in LaTeX's internal representation file. The index package writes in utf-8 and works fine with the book, article, report standard classes. But when trying ...
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Change index font size with imakeidx

I know I can change the index font size combining the imakeidx package with the idxlayout package like this: \usepackage{imakeidx} \usepackage[font=footnotesize]{idxlayout} However I was wondering ...
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Balancing columns, last page of index (using memoir class)

I've just received (very final, I hope) editing requests from the production people at CUP, and -- at the last minute -- they are asking for the two columns of the final page of the index of my book ...
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Get a preamble in index with makeindex

First of all, I'm not very good with Ubuntu, and only ok with LaTeX. I'm currently finishing to write my thesis, and have one big question. I made two indices using multind. But I can't figure out ...
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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 ...
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ConTeXt: Hyphens for sequential page numbers in an index (register)

Background Page numbers in an index are often formatted using hyphens for references on consecutive pages, such as: 1, 4-7, 10 Code Consider the following example: ...
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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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memoir, adjmulticol, three column index

For my book i use memoir document class with asymmetric page layout (spinner margin is half of outer margin). For index i change text width with adjmulticol to have a place for index in three column ...
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ConTeXt: Repeat second-level registers within index

Background In ConTeXt, a multi-level index can be created using: \index{level1+level2}text If the value for level2 matches the previous index value of level2, then the text for level2 is not ...
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`multind` prints empty index

I'm trying to run a document with multiple indices after reading this and its reference, but my pdf's indices have no content. I've even run MakeIndex on the file, although I don't know if that ...
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How to get makeidx and chapterbib work together?

chapterbib produces bibliographies per chapter. But makeidx appears to create the index without considering the matter in the bbl files. Consequently, index entries point to the wrong page numbers ...
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Index sorting problem with Vietnamese

I use Texmker 4.1 and Texlive 2013 in my Xubuntu. I use this system to write my teacher's book with the AMS package (gsm in fact), which is in Vietnamese. There is a problem in sorting the index, it ...
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How to use Xindy with TeXShop/LaTeX Mac OS X (error: sort åäö in index)

I am new to LaTeX since a year (old man trying...) and have some problem with index. I write in Swedish and the letters "å ä ö" are sorted wrongly in the index. (äåöabc...) Otherwise the indexing ...
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Indexing showing “enumerate” counter instead of page

The default index created by makeidx shows the list of the indexed entries and the pages of the corresponding occurrences. I need to index many words that appear many times in just a few pages ...
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Put from external file?

I need to write a command that read a line from a text file and expand to the content of this line, the next command read the next line and so on. ... \command{arg} ... \command{arg} ... ...
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Is there a way to suppress the black boxes in the margin only?

I want index entries to be visible in the margins. We are using the indexpackage for multiple indexes. This package provides the option to display the index entries in the margin. For some cases I get ...
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How to change the layout of multicolumn index?

The default multicolumn index looks like this: AA d a BB b a c b How could I change it into: AA a c b d BB a b which breaks the multicolumn at every ...
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memoir class glossary: \changeglossnumformat not working

I've modified memoir's glossary format in order for things to look the way I want. I'm pretty happy, except for one thing: I'd like for the page numbers to be clickable links. When the reader clicks, ...
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Indexing: placing the letter sigma in the letter s section

I'm working on the index of my thesis and have the word σ-algebra. I would like this to appear with words starting with s. How can I do this please? Right now it appears at the top. I tried using the ...
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A problem with indexing (see also appearing instead of see)

Hello I would like to add some terms that mean the same thing in the index of my thesis. For example "vector space" and "linear space". I wish this to appear as "vector space, see linear space". I'm ...
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How to make index with alphabetic order?

Consider the following example : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{makeidx,multicol} \makeindex \begin{document} All\index{All},Apple\index{Apple}, Ball\index{Ball}, , Small\index{Small}, ...
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Classical encyclopedia or dictionary index reference style [duplicate]

In classical encyclopedias and dictionaries you can often find a reference to the first entry (and sometimes the last) entry of that page. E.g., in the header of the page (alpha - bravo) means that ...
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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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tikz array indexing to paint with custom palette

I have a custom palette which I want to paint with it by indexing. Here is my attempt: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \def\colorPallete{{0.00 ...
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Make symbol index with description

I'm starting to make a symbol and subject index with the package multind. In the symbol index, I would like to group the symbols by thematics, e.g., write set theory notation and have all the symbols ...
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Index is incorrectly listed in the table of contents

I have a large document with an index compiled through makeindex, and is included in my source .tex as follows: \cleardoublepage \phantomsection \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{Index} \printindex ...
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Splitindex: How do I make splitindex either ignore \ or make verbatim work with splitindex?

I´m trying to set up an index for a custom command called \propDesc. This command highlights properties and their description: \newcommand{\propDesc}[2]{ \fcolorbox{white}{propbg}{ ...
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footnote \index

Dear all I think I have a problem with the collation of makeidx. following some suggestions found here I have got in the text something like this \index[p]{Plutarco!demalignitate@\textit{De ...
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Index will not show up in table of contents

I am new to LaTeX and still on the steep learning curve. I am writing some documentation for a school project which has a bibliography and an index, using ShareLaTeX. I am having difficulty getting ...
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Datatool (datagidx) index with special characters

When I define multiple terms that contain an underscore and begin with the same string ex_ 1, ex_ 2 (as shown in the example below) I get the following error: ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input ...
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How to make a list of indexed words defined directly in text?

Is there any way to mark words in a text for the use of them in a list later on? Example: Hi my name is \addmark{Kris}, I need a \addmark{list} of words containing all the \addmark{marked words} by ...
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Custom numbers for index

I need to make an index above formatted text of a law. However I dont need to reffer to page number but to the number of section (which is not allways sequential, because there could be holes and it ...
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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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Cannot use nomencl package, makeindex doesn't works with my preamble

Time ago I had an issue with Tikz and mathpazo, building my preamble as a post here recommended. In that way my document could compile once again and well, so on the project grew. So my preamble now ...
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Indicate an “added entry to the index” in the main text

I'm writing a text with many index entries: Variable $\Kappa$\index{Kappa@$\Kappa$} is used to ... I'd like to see a hint in the main text, that an entry was added to the index. I tried using ...