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

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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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How to change imakeidx section title without breaking the .ind file creation?

I'm using a macro that messed around with the \section command, breaking \printindex in the process when using imakeidx. I'm pretty sure the problem lies about lines 252-253 in imakeidx.sty: ...
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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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How to escape | character in \index?

While | is the encap character for makeindex, then if I want to use | in \index, e.g. \index{$|F|$}, how to escape it? When I escape it with double quote, i.e. \index{$"|F"|$}, and use hyperref, the ...
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Symbol index sorted by occurrence

I would like to make an symbol index which is sorted by occurence of symbol. For example: Something like ... $\omega$\index{$\omega$} ... $A^P_k$\index{$A^P_k$} ... $\{\}$\index{$\{\}$} should ...
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Several makeindex in TeXnicCenter

I have a problem relating to using \makeindex in TeXnicCenter. I use different indexes (such as \makeindex{name} and \makeindex{place}), but TeXnicCenter gives a warning asking for nameoftexfile.idx. ...
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Duplicate typeset index entries

I want to have an index entry typeset as $a_\text{T}$, so I issue the command \index{at@$a_\text{T}$}. Each use of this index command creates a separate line in the index. How can I get \makeindex to ...
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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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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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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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Index in Swedish sorting order ( …YZÅÄÖ…) with xindy and LaTeX

I still haven't succeed to sort Swedish letters in the index list with class article in the correct order. I've tried it with specifying a sort key, i.e. \index{g~ra@göra}, but the result is not ...
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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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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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Indexing through texindy in imakeidx with custom .xdy style fails to produce desired order in index

I am trying to produce an index using texindy through the imakeidx make that follows the Sanskrit alphabetical order. I am working in XeLaTeX. I created a custom .xdy style file to be called as an ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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makeindex - print links sorted by page

Auto generate List of \url usages within document describes a method for generating an index of URLs that are used in the document, including page number. However, the URLs are sorted ...
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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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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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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 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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Indexes using datagidx where multiple terms have a single index entry

I'm building off of an example here from the LaTeX Community. What I want to do is create an index where multiple terms link to the same word in the index. So for example if the terms toyota, ford, ...
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indexing fails in svmono

Buildign the code below (pdflatex, makeindex, pdflatex) causes an error ! LaTeX Error: Environment multicols undefined. Code: \documentclass{svmono} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex ...
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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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xindy : how to add new letters and lettergroups to the alphabet?

How to define a style file that adds a couple of extra letters to the latin alphabet, and the corresponding lettergroups? I'm using the index package, and compiling the .idx files with texindy like ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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Sorting swedish index with makeidx correctly

I have a problem getting makeidx sort the special characters of the swedish alphabet, å,ä and ö. They are supposed to be the last three positions, but they appear in the index before "A". How can ...
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Index sorting where numbers are indexed

I have a vast document where I have a separate index of dates (really only the year or year range of particular events). I'm using memoir. Sometimes the year is known exactly ...
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texindy equivalence to makeindex settings

I'm currently using makeindex to generate an index and was advised by @egreg to use xindy instead to properly manage accents in French. However, I can't find how to reproduce my current settings: ...
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Xindy: Encapsulations for Index

Well, I struggled to improve my index generated by Xindy. I tried to add several entries with bold page numbers by using \index{...|textbf} as classified in latex-loc-fmts.xdy, without any success. ...
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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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Sort index entries

This question is similar to others, but I could not find an answer that actually works for me. This is my document: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenx} ...
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Sorting Vietnamese utf8 index with make-rules in xindy package

I am using the xindy package to compile the index containing Vietnamese. It works fine except the order within words. The "standard" order is accepted as the following, which is different from the ...
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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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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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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 ...