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

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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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wrong hyperref for Index in tableofcontents since TeXlive 2010

Since update of TeXLive, both on macOS and Ubuntu (from 12.04 to 13.04), index is not referenced correctly in the table of content. Instead, the hyperlink to Index point to the bibliography. A lot ...
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Why does \let\oldindex not work in this code?

This is a follow-up question to: How to make indexed words clickable in the text? I'm having two problems with the code given by @Stephen. If I use the following code to redefine the \index ...
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Error compiling CJK with \tableofcontents and \makeindex

A basic document with Chinese text works fine: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{CJKutf8} \title{标题} \begin{document} \begin{CJK}{UTF8}{gkai} \maketitle (text) \end{CJK} ...
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Bibtex and index of authors

Is there any way of automatically creating an author index based on citations via bibtex?
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Occasionally wrong page numbers for index entries

I have observed that sometimes entries appear in the index not listed with the page number of the page where they are actually displayed, but with the page number increased by one. Apparently that is ...
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Adding the translation of an index entry after it

I would like to add the translation (in another language) of an index entry after it. After compiling the following document the index looks like espace ....................... space, 1 I would ...
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Specify link targets for index entries made with hyperref

I have code for creating an index that refers readers to a page number and an example number. (The code is included in this answer, reproduced below for convenience. I happen to be using expex, but it ...
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How to solve the page numbering problems (in TOC, hyperref, scrheadings, nomenclature)?

I like to have in the headings the chapter name on the inner upper section on almost all pages but not on those which start with the new chapter, on the tableofcontens and the index. The page number ...
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The \alph counter representation has strange effects with the glossaries package

This is a follow-up question here How could glossaries' numberlabel use the manually defined number of Sections(or other Sectional Units)? A suspect BUG. The parameter \alph doesn't work fine ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Include custom index chapter title in table of contents in ConTeXt

Problem The following code is used to prevent pagination from being applied to the index: \setuphead[chapter,section][ number=no, page=yes, continue=no, ] \definehead[StyleIndex][chapter] ...
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Automatically add theorems to index and label them

In another question (Remove math from command parameter to get only the letters) this command was elaborated to have an optional argument for sorting purposes within the index \documentclass{article} ...
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DB dump into LaTeX with Python and R?

I have quite a large index. I am planning to create a full-blown DB for it and later export the information to LaTeX. I am comfortable with R and Python so I would like to work with them but I feel ...
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created a fixed page number of an index entry

(First, I would like to state that I am aware that this is a ridiculous and idiotic question. It is for the purpose of a ridiculous and idiotic joke.) I'd like to use \index to add an entry that will ...
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Farsi alphabet order for glossary

I am using glossaries with makeidx in a Farsi document with xepersian. Currently it sorts the output using Arabic alphabet order and places words starting with گ, چ, پ and ژ at the end of list. How ...
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Create arbitrary sorting of index entries

How does one go about setting an arbitrary sorting order in an index? For example, I would like to create an index of citations to Roman and canon law, which should not be sorted alphabetically. ...
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Automatically indexing references by author and year

I'm writing a literature review, and would like to add indices for both authors and publication year (i.e., two separate indices). Now, I could manually enter the appropriate \index{} commands, but it ...
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Outputting parameter of \index

When I indicate an index entry using \index I have to type the text of the indexed word twice, in context and as a parameter of \index: This is an index: Hello! \index{Hello} And .... And when I ...
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Template compiling - biber, pdflatex, makeindex required to run in order

I'm using a template called Legrand Orange Book from http://www.latextemplates.com It compiles fine with TeXShop (part of the MacTeX distribution), but I'm not sure I'm doing it exactly right. I ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Acronyms sorted alphabetically in Index

I am using glossaries package with the acronym option \usepackage[acronym,toc,shortcuts]{glossaries}. When my Index is generated, the acronyms are not listed alphabetically but rather as a "Symbol" ...
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Bibliography and Index \label for cross-reference

I have each chapter of my book class in a different file all linked up in a master file. I also have bibliography in refs.bib file and also have an index. I'm trying to create a cross-reference to the ...
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make index started with mathcal mode in the right order

I want to make index something like: $\mathcal{P}$-vector\index{$\mathcal{p}$-vector} but when indexed it comes before words started with 'A' instead of being after 'O' words.
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How can I prevent a column break before the first sub-entry in the index?

I am writing my indices with imakeidx and I want to use sub-entries as well. As you can see on my image, I am getting a column break which I think is making it more difficult to understand. Can I ...
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Using permute with glossaries

There is a problem with using the package permute with glossaries. A minimal working example: (by the way a minimal working example to show how an "index of notation" can be created) ...
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How to fix symbol index entry?

All my entries in the symbol index involving $\|\cdot\|$ get rejected. For instance {\index{symbol}{normx@{$\|\cdot\|_X$}}}. How can I fix this?
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MakeIndex and \alph

Whilst reading the manual for MakeIndex I stumbled upon: MakeIndex assumes that all page numbers are either arabic or lower-case roman numerals; it assumes that pages numbered with roman ...
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Indexing a non-utf-8 encoded file (ANSI) with special characters

I'm using xindy to make an index for my book, which is in Icelandic. It sorts the words mostly correctly, but it doesn't sort accented characters (i.e. á é í ó ú ý) after the corresponding ...
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Remove math from command parameter to get only the letters

I use a little command, which prints new defined terms in bold, adds a label and adds them to the index. \newcommand*{\defined}[1]{{\bf #1}\label{#1}\index{#1}} Now if I do \defined{$G$-invariant} ...
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How do I preserve hyperreferences in the index when converting text from LaTex to HTML

I have written a book with three indexes in LaTex. I can produce a perfect hyperreferenced pdf file using the dvipdf filename command, but I cannot convert Latex into HTML using htlatex or TEX4ht ...
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Indexing with Binary Units using siunitx package

As per How to overwrite siunitx's binary prefixes, any changes to the binary prefixes need to be deferred to be after \begin{document}. However, it seems that if I am using those same binary ...
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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 ...
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Makeindex warning

During \makeglossaries run I get warning: Process started: makeglossaries "settings" makeglossaries version 2.12 (2014-01-20) added glossary type 'main' (glg,gls,glo) makeindex -s ...
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Page number on Index page

I define the style of page numbering using fancy package, however, on Index page number is set in the center of footer. How to get the number in right place or remove it at all from Index page (at ...
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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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Additional author information

Is it possible to add additional information like date of birth and death to an author index which is generated by MakeIndex? When possible, how can I do this?
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Removing spurious pagebreak in index?

EDIT: To clarify my question: I am not looking for an index that will start without a page break; I, rather, want an index where I manually would take care of the page break. Say you've inserted a ...
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\index causing spurious whitespace

I'm having a problem with the \index command causing unwanted whitespace: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,oneside]{book} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \def \nothing #1{} \begin{document} \noindent ...
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Beamer. Berkeley. How to move up the rigth index?

How could I move up the rigth index in Beamer? \documentclass[serif]{beamer} \usetheme{Berkeley} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{mathpazo} \makeatletter \beamer@headheight=1.5\baselineskip ...
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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 ...
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How to have text inside round brackets on a line and also be added to a second index with predefined index search keys?

I've written a text with 200 quotes. One quote example: "Und wir haben die Liebe erkannt und geglaubt, die Gott zu uns hat. Gott ist Liebe, und wer in der Liebe bleibt, der bleibt in Gott und Gott in ...
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How to add a tex specific area after the nomenclature title starts?

I'd like to write a text (and also a small table) directly after the title nomenclature (in my version: Glossar) and directly before the beginning of the nomenclature glossar list. %% LyX 2.1.0 ...
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Problems when making index

I am using makeidx and my own version of minitoc.ist to make an index in a report. Although it is my own version of the file, they are identical. I did not want to make any changes in the original ...
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Inserting commands in argument of \sindex[]{} aren't expanded: @-symbol showing up

I'm using the \sindex[]{} command from the splitxdx package to create index entries. To control sorting I'm using the @ symbol, for example \sindex[...]{1@One}. To make things a bit more ...
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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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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 ...