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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

20
votes
1answer
369 views

Differences between “xindy” and “makeindex”

I'd like to know which are the essential differences between makeindex and xindy (or texindy) in this sense: What things can we do with xindy that we can not do with makeindex? or vice versa. What ...
1
vote
0answers
37 views

In the index, after page number, how to put section number followed by column number?

hello respected every one. I am writing a book with multiple column format in latex. I have included the chapter index. My knowledge is very small about it but I am learning gradually. I have seen ...
5
votes
1answer
355 views

Multiple indexes in Legrand Orange Book template

I am currently using the Legrand Orange Book template. Is there any way to create multiple indexes for the template? I tried to use multind.sty but seems it doesn't create anything.
1
vote
0answers
45 views

Index not printing after files are removed [closed]

I'm using Sublime Text with the LaTexTools package to build from within Sublime. Everything was working fine on my documents, until today, when I decided to remove all LaTeX temporary files for one of ...
4
votes
1answer
29 views

Erroneous vertical spacing in tabular in combination with makeindex

I'm having some trouble with vertical whitespace appearing in a tabularx environment where I really don't expect it to. Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabularx} ...
1
vote
0answers
28 views

Problem with \titleprefixword

I'm trying to make a songbook with Songs Package. The songs are in Spanish and I want to use the \titleprefixword macro to avoid sorting my song titles starting with the articles (El, La, Los, Las). ...
1
vote
1answer
77 views

Makeindex cannot generate subsubsub.. index entries

I have written a LaTex file and used makeindex to print out the index. But it looks like that makeindex can not print the subsubsub index entry. Here is a MWE \documentclass{article} ...
2
votes
1answer
91 views

Problem with option “noclearpage” of \indexsetup, imakeidx

I'm using the package imakeidx in order to generate the indexes for my document, but i get an issue when i use the option noclearpage being that the index is not printed (or it don't print all entries ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

TeXshop Won't Compile My Indices [duplicate]

I am using multind. I am typing a large set of notes. I want to have two indices, one called "Index" the other "Notation". The .idx files exist for both of them after compiling. My problem is that ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Trying to create Index, idx file created, ind file not created [duplicate]

First, I have tried to create Index for a bigger document I am working on. But it did not work (latex compiled the tex file but .ind file was not created). Consequently, I have tried this simple file: ...
3
votes
2answers
84 views

indexing with eledmac and eledpar

Using eledmac and eledpar for typesetting a critical edition, I wanted to make a splitted index with the \edindex[]{} command. Although I think, that packages are loaded in the correct order and the ...
2
votes
1answer
61 views

Pageref the “List of…”

In my thesis I have a "writing conventions" at the very beginning. There it is explained how abbreviations are introduced. In this explanation, I would like to say A list of abbreviations can be ...
15
votes
2answers
589 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 ...
4
votes
1answer
56 views

Make defined words appear standalone in left margin

I've seen this in textbooks before, so I imagine it's possible. What I would like is for a defined word to show up in the left margin for easy identification when scrolling through a document. For ...
2
votes
2answers
62 views

Give a symbol an alphabetical “order”?

I've defined a C++ symbol in latex as \CC, which works fine: \newcommand{\CC}{C\nolinebreak\hspace{-.05em}\raisebox{.4ex}{\tiny\bf +}\nolinebreak\hspace{-.10em}\raisebox{.4ex}{\tiny\bf +}} However, ...
2
votes
2answers
97 views

Text between Index or Bibliography title and content

I want to write some text between Index title and content. (also between Bibliography title and content). I tried to redefine the title with the text, but I hope there is a better solution, because ...
8
votes
1answer
200 views

Is there an easy way to hide comma (,) from the end of the indexed words?

I use \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex and then I index a word as \index{word}. After \printindex in the Index it is appear as word, 1 and I want it to appear as word 1 But I don't know ...
12
votes
2answers
428 views

Mark indexed entries in the text itself?

I will be working with a professional indexer of the old school — meaning that she prefers making her index on cards using a pencil while looking at a finished book whose pagination will not change — ...
6
votes
2answers
1k views

“Manual” customizable reference text

For a document I am writing, I am considering a table indexed by references to positions in the text with a description of each item. I know already that I can create a phantom section, and make a ...
1
vote
1answer
97 views

Add index item by makro

I am struggling with creating a macro that would enable me to create index items by macro. From a former post (LaTeX: is it possible to create a macro to add words to index (using TexMaker)?) I have ...
2
votes
1answer
91 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 & ...
4
votes
1answer
71 views

Unable to compile index using OSCOLA bibliographic style

I am trying to generate tables of cases and legislation in a document that cites legal materials. I am using the OSCOLA style for BibLaTeX which generally works well. However, I am having difficulty ...
2
votes
1answer
80 views

Xindy and indexentries spanning multiple pages

The Problem I have the following MWE which does the pageranging wrong: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} \index{Eine ...
6
votes
1answer
78 views

Makeindex: Bibleref–Eledmac-Incompatibility?

If I compile the following tex-document makeindex produces wrong index entries (always the last line of the page is referenced). What's the reason for it and is there a way to solve this? ...
2
votes
0answers
43 views

command for automatically indexing

I'm finishing up my Master's thesis and need to auto-index all similar terms after identifying the first one. ex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} %%%page1 ...
2
votes
1answer
33 views

Blank insertion of collect package destroys indexing

Let us start with a minimal working example which illustrates my problem. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{collect} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \definecollection{test} \makeatletter ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

Unable to print index at the beginning of the document

I am trying to compile a 'Table of Cases' and 'Table of Statutes' in the form of an index which should go before the main text. I am using the Oscola package, Biber, and imakeidx to put together the ...
5
votes
1answer
546 views

MakeIndex (first time user) on TeXMaker

I've looked online for how to create an index on LaTeX, and honestly, I have no idea why there isn't any good documentation on it. This reminds me of the time when I was trying to learn how to create ...
11
votes
1answer
161 views

Index problem when using l3doc for LaTeX document writing

I use l3doc to write document for my package. In the document I need describe macros, environments and options of the package. I started using the environment function only. After the tip came from ...
2
votes
1answer
610 views

How to index without tagging every entry

Is there a way to index a long document without having to find every entry in text? I am using \makeindex which requires the insertion of \index{xyz} after every entry in text that I want indexed.
1
vote
0answers
59 views

indexing with sed using less brittle \gls and \acs and \index commands

I'm writing a book for which I produce sections for glossaries, acronyms and index entries using the glossaries, acronym and makeidx packages on a template derived from the Springer book template. To ...
4
votes
1answer
69 views

How to mention section number in Index created by imakeidx

I'm trying to include an index at the end of my document using \usepackage{imakeidx} and the \makeindex and \printindex commands. I would like the index to mention the section number as well, for ...
4
votes
1answer
97 views

Adding dot leaders in index

How do I get the indexing (which I have set to 1 column) to use dot leaders? I have seen questions relating to tocloft, but this is for the TOC and not the index. Is there an idxlayout command I can ...
3
votes
1answer
53 views

Changing the default for indexing from two columns to one, and getting rid of default page break

I need to create a table of cases for my thesis in international law and I'm using imakidx. Cases decided by international tribunals have long names and numbers as part of their citation, so if I have ...
1
vote
1answer
98 views

Define aliases for indices

We defined the following command to generate an index for a publication \newcommand{\markindex}[1]{\index{#1}#1} In a text, it is however possible that one uses synonyms interleaved (e.g.), ...
3
votes
1answer
87 views

Trying to create an index using imakidx but idx file is empty

I am using the package BL-OSCOLA which is a legal citation package. I want to create an index which is a table of cases (so it doesn't need to index what page these appear on, I just need to be able ...
2
votes
1answer
65 views

Makeindex and see subentry

In the following nearly-MWE I get an index-entry for simple, example and one for ex, see example, but I don't get one for example, see simple, example. How can I get an indexentry like the last one? ...
1
vote
1answer
40 views

Index printing issue

I am writing an article with an index, and I'm using the makeidx package to do so. I have made sure to include the \makeindex command in my preamble, and I have included a \printindex command near ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

index is dropping lead numbers from index term in document

I am having problems with the following index entry: {\bf 454-DataAnalysis \index{454-DataAnalysis}} The .idx entry looks OK: \indexentry{454-DataAnalysis|hyperpage}{1} but in the document the ...
3
votes
1answer
275 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
52 views

Index - reference to subsections

When indexing I don't want the pagenumber to be the reference, but rather the section / subsection of the entry. How can I achieve this?
3
votes
2answers
212 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
114 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
76 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
266 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
75 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
46 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 ...
1
vote
2answers
492 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
54 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
423 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 ...