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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

25
votes
2answers
8k views

Auto generate an Index

Is there any way to auto-gererate an index for the makeidx package? I've written ~270 pages and didn't think of adding \index{} everywhere. Do I really need to go over everything and add \index{}?
3
votes
2answers
70 views

\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 ...
4
votes
1answer
81 views

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{...
1
vote
2answers
122 views

first occurrence of Name with or without forename in nameauth package

I ask this question about nameauth package format last month. You can see there my configuration who didn't change. I use the good solution of @greyshade but I have now to other problems with nameauth ...
2
votes
2answers
126 views

surnames in small cap with nameauth package

I use now the \package{nameauth}. I just want to have the same form of names presentation in my work (the first & the other) with only the surname or mononym in small capitals in my text & ...
1
vote
1answer
58 views

Nothing is printing in multind

I am using the following codes to generate index entries, \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,footinclude=true,headinclude=true,openany]{scrbook} % \usepackage{multind} \makeindex{index} \makeindex{...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

How to print the index entries where we are using splitidx to create index?

I am using the following comments to use multiple indices. But the index page is not coming in the output.. \documentclass{scrbook} % We use article class ... \usepackage{splitidx} % ... and the ...
1
vote
1answer
52 views

Index - Main entry without page number

As you can see in the picture, I am adding index entries to my thesis. However, there are some main entries, like probability or random, are not defined or discussed separately. Only the sub-entries ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Problem with makeindex, italics and whitespace [duplicate]

this code produces two entries for the sub-item in the Index: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} A word\index{A word!Subitem@\emph{Subitem}} and another word\...
0
votes
0answers
63 views

Index: How to move letter group heading from the bottom of one column to the next column?

I am using xindy for my index but I get this here: Does anyone know why a single letter (group heading) remains on the bottom of a column? How to force it into the next column? It will be hard to ...
1
vote
1answer
68 views

Index sorted in alphabetical order

I'd like to know why does my index prints in an alphabetical order. EDIT: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[portuguese]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{indentfirst} \...
3
votes
1answer
39 views

Index messing up my page limits

I'm new to LaTex and yesterday I started doing a report and I notice something very weird. When I use /printindex, all the pages next to it got their right margin completely messed up. With Index ...
2
votes
0answers
76 views

Make top-level index entry bold within a macro

I created an index in which some entries have subentries: for those kind of entries I created \ati macro, while for entries without subentries I use another macro. In those entries created by \ati ...
1
vote
1answer
47 views

Trace where all commands are used

I am currently coauthoring papers so I need to work on a tex manuscript that is shared by all of us. The problem is that, since the paper is long, I may very easily look over some place where my ...
22
votes
3answers
831 views

How can I convince hyperref and xindy to play together nicely?

I'm using xindy to generate indexes for a manual that gets translated into multiple languages. Unfortunately, hyperref and xindy don't like to play nicely together. I found some older mailing list ...
3
votes
1answer
84 views

small caps roman numbers for index entries with xindy and hyperref

Considering the following example: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex %\usepackage[hyperindex=false]{hyperref}%doesn't help \usepackage{hyperref} %commenting out this one would do....
1
vote
0answers
39 views

Russian for bibleref

I am trying to use bibleref for Russian book, and I want to have short references like 1 Кор. 13:1-3 inside the main text, and one separate index of bible references that will be sorted accoridng to ...
6
votes
1answer
154 views

Set the default value of argument as parameter in newcommand

I want to define a command that will emphasis the keywords and add it to the index at the same time. This can be archived by \newcommand{\iemph}[1]{\emph{#1}\index{#1}} But the problem is that, I ...
4
votes
1answer
80 views

Create index entries from \textbf

I've just recently completed my undergraduate mathematics degree, and have been compiling all of my lecture notes into one document for future reference. The document is long, and since it is based on ...
4
votes
1answer
83 views

Indexing Polish characters

I would like to generate an index with Polish glyphs (ś, ć for example) but LateX treats those fonts as symbols and they appear at the beginning of the index. My code is: \documentclass[11pt,...
2
votes
2answers
83 views

Linking indexed term to index entry

I am trying to create links from \index commands to corresponding index entries. When hyperref package is loaded, page numbers in index are, by default, linked to the page on which \index command for ...
2
votes
1answer
62 views

\@indexfile undefined

The csname \@indexfile is used in source2e, makeidx, hyperref, amsidx and various other sty files. Yet every time I try to access it, it is undefined. As you can see I am using \makeindex and \...
2
votes
1answer
43 views

Index entries with hyperlinks

I am using \newcommand{\Index}[1]{#1\index{#1}} to add my index entries. However, I am not sure how I can have something like \Index{\href{index entry}{http://www.blahblah.com}} and \Index{\href{...
6
votes
3answers
2k views

Creating a Word Index for a Book

I'm writing a book using memoir with a lot of technical words. I want to have an index at the end, which, for each word or term I choose, will refer the reader to the relevant pages. Is there any ...
1
vote
1answer
51 views

index entry pointing to book cover

I'd like an index entry for a page in the book and the book cover. The answer at created a fixed page number of an index entry doesn't handle a text reference. The one at Make index entries refer to ...
2
votes
1answer
94 views

texindy style file: adding space between grouped entries

Thanks to a number of great texindy questions here on stackexchange, I have imakeidx working nicely within xelatex using splitindex and custom xindy style files. However, I've run across one ...
2
votes
1answer
260 views

Cornell note-taking with indexing [closed]

In Cornell Notes - A lyx or latex solution needed, I like Fran's Cornell note-taking template. Does anyone know how to allow indexing in the red and blue text boxes? I want to use the \index{} command ...
3
votes
1answer
553 views

How to make indexed words clickable in the text?

I want to make the indexed words into hyperlinks to the entries in the "Index" (something similar to the glossaries package). I'm using xindy on TL2012 and here is my code: \documentclass{article} \...
1
vote
2answers
96 views

How to label the index and glossary

Say you want to \pageref to an index and/or glossary, how can you label the index/glossary? The following approaches fail (for evident reasons): \label{glos} \printglossary \label{idx} \printindex ...
5
votes
2answers
80 views

index entry referring to itself

Some mathematics texts honor an unspoken tradition by providing a few strange index entries. I'd like to have an index entry that refers to itself. Here's a (N)MWE to start with. Answers may use a ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

How to create bibliographystyle with alphanumeric letters [duplicate]

does someone know how to create a bibliographystyle with an alphanumeric index? Like: A All citations with beginning a B All citations with beginnig b and so forth Thanks a lot in advanced
7
votes
2answers
241 views

Index with æ ø and å

I Have createt a minimal example of my document. I want to create a Index, but the letters Æ, Ø and Å it considered as symbols instead of letters as shown: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{report} \...
3
votes
1answer
84 views

pdflatex index shows up in pdf-contents but not in toc

I ran the LaTeX file below with pdflatex, makeindex and again pdflatex. The index shows up in the ind-file and the index shows up in the contents in my pdf-viewer but I need two further pdflatex ...
10
votes
3answers
1k views

Indexing, subentries, and see also

I'm creating an index using makeindex and I can't get the output to look the way I want. Basically, I would like to create an entry formatted as follows: entry1 ~~~subentry1, 2 ~~~...
5
votes
1answer
99 views

How do you NOT get an index entry in the TOC?

My problem is that I don't want the automated index entry to appear in the TOC but would rather add one manually. But no matter what I try, the automated entry always appears. I have tried ...
2
votes
1answer
68 views

Changing entry's font in a one of two indexes only

I'm using imakeidx package in a document for learning programming. I have two separate indexes: one for the general concepts, one for all of the commands, functions, modules, etc. I use a separate ...
1
vote
1answer
52 views

Lost \dotfill After The texindy command

MWE \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[turkish]{babel} \usepackage{makeidx} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{...
1
vote
1answer
109 views

No newpage after \printindex

MWE \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{book} \usepackage{makeidx} \usepackage{amssymb} \makeindex \begin{document} \index{One} \newpage \index{Two} \newpage \index{Five} \printindex \hfill $\...
4
votes
1answer
60 views

Referencing TeX itself in an index entry

Using the package makeidx I'm trying to generate an index entry with \index{TeX@\TeX} but it doesn't show up in the index. This is obviously due to the expansion of \TeX but I can't figure out how to ...
1
vote
0answers
44 views

How to turn off hyperindex in memoir?

How can I keep hyperref from inserting |hyperpage to my idx file in memoir? \documentclass{memoir} \xindyindex % The memoir manual mentions this command but it doesn't seem to do anything. \...
1
vote
0answers
32 views

How to get index for non-numerical pages with xepersian quickindex option?

I want to use index in a book, so I tried this: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[quickindex]{makeidx} \makeindex \usepackage{xepersian} \settextfont[Scale=1]{Arial} \setlatintextfont[Scale=1]{Arial} \...
4
votes
4answers
217 views

Highlighting words only the first time they appear

I am writing a rather long document and I would like to highlight certain names only the first time they appear but add them to the index every time. In other words, I want that: \important{John ...
2
votes
2answers
52 views

Indexing of equation

I have this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{gather*} \max\nolimits_X \min\nolimits_{\vec{Y}} F(X, \vec{Y})) = \sup\nolimits_{X} (\inf\nolimits_{\vec{Y}} ...
1
vote
2answers
73 views

Duplicate Index Entries

I'm just starting to experiment with indexes, not very successfully yet. I am getting lots of duplicate entries, I suppose because of hyphenation. See my example below, which I've made from a grep of ...
3
votes
1answer
53 views

Add string after index entry and page pointers without intervening comma

In my thesis there are a large number of Arabic terms. I include these (transcribed) in the index. I would like to add the corresponding English term in parenthesis after the index entry, before the ...
1
vote
1answer
55 views

imakeidx columns splitting

I need to second column of the index created with imakeidx began only after the first one reaches the bottom of the page. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex[columns=2] \begin{...
1
vote
2answers
75 views

Make indexed words appear bold in body text

I would like to have every word that appears in the index to be set in boldface in the main text, sort of the opposite of this question (where everything typed in bold should be indexed). Here's an ...
2
votes
0answers
30 views

1) suppress pagebreak between index entry and subentry 2) first and last entry in page header

I am using makeid on documentclass book. The resulting index is fine, but page breaks occur between a main entry and subentries. A subentry may occur as an orphan at the top of page/column, and a main ...
1
vote
1answer
48 views

Customizing header in index to include current index entry

I know that the header can be be customized using various packages; not the least of which is fancyhdr. In the index of my document, I would like to have the current "topic" of the index shown in he ...
2
votes
1answer
91 views

renewcommand \index

To make sure I've indexed what I should I want to footnote every indexed item in a draft of my document. The MNWE that follows is what I've tried. The renewed \index command properly creates an index ...