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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

3
votes
2answers
170 views

How to write index on the bottom of a word?

I want to write index on the bottom of a word Word(min a element b) I want to put "min a element b" exactly on the bottom of "Word", I don't know how suppose I do, I'd try Word$_{min a element ...
1
vote
0answers
106 views

Writing a book with LaTeX, general questions [closed]

Apologies if this question exceeds the scope of this forum, but I'm trying to decide whether to use LaTeX for a book. I have some experience with TeXworks and MikTeX writing academic papers and I'm ...
2
votes
0answers
74 views

How to do a simple index?

I use \usepackage{makeidx} in the document header. I use COVER, in this page is the `cover\index{ccover}, and the ship\index{sship} is inside that image and finally \printindex before ...
7
votes
3answers
244 views

makeindex: Illegal Roman number

I'm currently writing some appendices and I'm wondering why some keywords don't show up in the index. The page-number is redefined for every section of the Appendix (A..., B..., C..., etc.). I've ...
5
votes
2answers
66 views

Trouble with special characters in index titles

I am a French student writing with LaTeX. I have a use for multiple index with different names for which I use splitidx. I wanted my indices to appear in the TOC, so I used tocbibind. Everything ...
1
vote
1answer
37 views

Hyperlinks in Index pages

I have created a page on Index, where page numbers corresponding to index terms are shown. Now, I want to insert hyperlinks to the pages (so that navigation to those pages is easier). Here's my MWE ...
0
votes
2answers
335 views

Index of Notation for Thesis using AMS template

I would like to add a List of Notation at the end of my thesis - just before the Index - similar to this book: ...
4
votes
1answer
52 views

Automatically squashing subentries in indexes

I have a long LaTeX file use to generate several variants of a document, including or excluding a different collection of sections. The document has an index of people generated with \index{Doe!John} ...
2
votes
2answers
348 views

LaTeX: is it possible to create a macro to add words to index (using TexMaker)?

I'm just finishing my first document (a book), and I have to create an index (\makeindex, \printindex, \index{WORD}, ...). I am using TexMaker on Linux. I was wondering if it's possible to define ...
7
votes
2answers
210 views

How to reference the Index?

How can I reference the index created by the package makeidx? Minimal working example: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{hyperref} % creates links on refs \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex ...
3
votes
1answer
77 views

Embedding an index or glossary inside a longtable, with automation of hyperlinks and delimiters in arguments

I'm looking to produce a table like this one: ... by the use of makeindex, and I'd like to explore the feasibility of achieving this. The idea is as follows: In the main document when using ...
4
votes
2answers
168 views

How to make index entries refer to section numbers and/or figure/table numbers, and replace comma with leaders?

I'm new here, and I am not good at English. So I hope I do not offend you. :) One could use the package makeidx together with the program makeindex to generate index table in his/her LaTeX document, ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

Make page numbers distinct in index produced by bibleref package

I'm using the the bibleref package, along with the attrib, verse, and multind packages, to cite verses from the bible and produce an index at the end of the document with the verse list and ...
4
votes
1answer
113 views

How to redefine a final generated indexitem in imakeidx/splitindex

I want to define \index[table]{#1} to hold several arguments: \index[table]{{#1}{#2}} and build a table row with it, using the splitindex. How can I do this?
2
votes
1answer
152 views

How can I automatically add index entries every time I reference a glossary entry?

I'm making heavy use of the glossaries package, and I have created a custom glossary with a type I call concepts. I am trying to come up with a single command that both links to the concepts ...
2
votes
0answers
32 views

seealso package don't run with my index command

I built (with your help in this conversation) a command to have an index with historical dates & events, index in time order like a timeline. In this artisanal command, I have firstly only dates ...
3
votes
1answer
74 views

makeidx, xstring, forloop and utf8 conflict

I'm using Danish characters in strings that I split with \StrCut from the ×string package and use within a \forLoop from the forloop package. The result is not good. Consider this small example: ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

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, ...
1
vote
0answers
56 views

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: ...
11
votes
1answer
135 views

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. ...
3
votes
1answer
55 views

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 ...
13
votes
3answers
947 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
142 views

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. ...
5
votes
1answer
91 views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
76 views

\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 ...
1
vote
1answer
67 views

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} ...
2
votes
1answer
56 views

Index heading style is different

I have document like this (MWE): \documentclass[10pt,twoside,final]{book} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{titlesec} ...
9
votes
3answers
374 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
62 views

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 ...
4
votes
0answers
91 views

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 ...
12
votes
2answers
275 views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
71 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
33 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
42 views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
119 views

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 ...
10
votes
4answers
205 views

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 ...
6
votes
0answers
137 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
152 views

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 ...
8
votes
2answers
115 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
110 views

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} ...
14
votes
7answers
3k views

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.
7
votes
3answers
349 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
70 views

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, ...
3
votes
1answer
153 views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
357 views

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 ...
10
votes
2answers
709 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
78 views

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 ...
7
votes
2answers
188 views

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, ...
2
votes
1answer
45 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
64 views

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 ...