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

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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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Index references off by two pages

Never seen this before but I have a 400 page latex manuscript where the index references are 2 pages off. Eg they should reference page n, but the index gives n-2. I noticed that if I comment out the ...
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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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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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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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Practically, where to put \index?

I use vim-latex. For the sake of SyncTeX, I usually format my paragraphs into separate lines, using a customized gqip. I used to put \index after the term to be indexed, as suggested here. For ...
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ConTeXt: Custom register formatting

Background Looking to reproduce custom registers that resembles: Index entries are added using: \setregisterentry[index][entries={Kenji Fujimoto}][ title={Maguro}, author={Kenji ...
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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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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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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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\index command doesn't work in a simple newcommand

When I write the following code, it works. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex ...
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entries in the toc from printindex

I want the entries in the TOC for the indices to align with the Chapter entries. I can do this with \addcontents. \printindex also puts an entry in the TOC but it is aligned with the section entries. ...
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modifying printindex to eliminate toc entry [duplicate]

I want to modify \printindex to eliminate the \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{Index line so that an entry does not appear in the table of contents
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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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Xindy with XeLaTeX gives error message

I would like to run XeLaTeX with Xindy. Therefore I copied the example in question How to use xindy with XeTeX/LuaTeX?. I used the code from where this is written (Herbert’s answer), but I used ...
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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 ...
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Makeindex no .nls file

Here is the sample code from test.tex: http://texblog.org/2012/05/14/list-of-symbols-or-abbreviations-nomenclature/ \documentclass{article} \usepackage{nomencl} \makenomenclature ...
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makeidx and pdfcomment packages are not working together

I noticed recently that if I'm using pdfcomment package together with makeidx in one document, highlighted comments are not added to the PDF output. for example, you may run the following with LaTeX: ...
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Indexing: inverting names

I have defined \Index to mark a word or phrase for indexing and also preserve it in text: \newcommand{\Index}[1]{#1\index{#1}} How would I define a macro to invert the index entry? e.g. ...
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Error indexing Alpha pages

I am trying to make a sort of recipe book for myself. I would like to have every recipe a "page reference" given by a letter representing the category (main courses, dessert, biscuits, ...) and a ...
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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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How to number the index with tocbibind and idxlayout?

I'm trying to number the index section in my document. If I use only tocbibind it works perfectly, but once I add idxlayout, it doesn't work. idxlayout doesn't have a numindex option like tocbibind. ...
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creating two indices, one being the default index and the other a user defined index

the following script produces the default index on page 2 with an entry "names 1", on page 3 the single line "namestitle=Names" and on page 3 a repeat of the index on page 2. The names.ind file is not ...
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Indexing does not work with index package

I am trying to do indexing with the following code: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{index} \makeindex \newindex{aut}{adx}{and}{Name Index} \begin{document} Hellow \index[aut]{FiRST} ...
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How to hyperlink the 'general index' in the resulting PDF without it appearing in the table of contents?

I want my book (in PDF file) have an 'Contents' (general index) hyperlinked. But do not want the line of the word 'contents' (including page number) in the content of the table of contents, redundant ...
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ConTeXt: Hyphens for sequential page numbers in an index (register)

Background Page numbers in an index are often formatted using hyphens for references on consecutive pages, such as: 1, 4-7, 10 Code Consider the following example: ...
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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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Tex capacity exceeded (string characters) (well it's about to be exceeded)

As per my earlier question TeX capacity exceeded (save size), I am generating a fairly large index of .txt, .tex, and .pdf files. This process has worked for a long time, and the size of the index is ...
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memoir, adjmulticol, three column index

For my book i use memoir document class with asymmetric page layout (spinner margin is half of outer margin). For index i change text width with adjmulticol to have a place for index in three column ...
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Missing $ Inserted After Index

I am typing some notes. I ran "makeindex" on my two indices. I PDFLaTeX'd the notes and all was well. Then I added the hyperref package. I then ran "makeindex" to generate my indices by doing ...
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`multind` prints empty index

I'm trying to run a document with multiple indices after reading this and its reference, but my pdf's indices have no content. I've even run MakeIndex on the file, although I don't know if that ...
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Index sorting problem with Vietnamese

I use Texmker 4.1 and Texlive 2013 in my Xubuntu. I use this system to write my teacher's book with the AMS package (gsm in fact), which is in Vietnamese. There is a problem in sorting the index, it ...
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How to get makeidx and chapterbib work together?

chapterbib produces bibliographies per chapter. But makeidx appears to create the index without considering the matter in the bbl files. Consequently, index entries point to the wrong page numbers ...
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How to use Xindy with TeXShop/LaTeX Mac OS X (error: sort åäö in index)

I am new to LaTeX since a year (old man trying...) and have some problem with index. I write in Swedish and the letters "å ä ö" are sorted wrongly in the index. (äåöabc...) Otherwise the indexing ...
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Indexing showing “enumerate” counter instead of page

The default index created by makeidx shows the list of the indexed entries and the pages of the corresponding occurrences. I need to index many words that appear many times in just a few pages ...
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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 ...
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Put from external file?

I need to write a command that read a line from a text file and expand to the content of this line, the next command read the next line and so on. ... \command{arg} ... \command{arg} ... ...
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How to fix this error when launching texindy in windows using TeXstudio editor?

I noticed that recently, when I launch texindy using the shortkey in TeXstudio F12 it throws an error: Process started: texindy.exe usage: texindy.pl [-V?h] [-qv] [-iglr] [-d magic] [-o ...
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Is there a way to suppress the black boxes in the margin only?

I want index entries to be visible in the margins. We are using the indexpackage for multiple indexes. This package provides the option to display the index entries in the margin. For some cases I get ...
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How to change the layout of multicolumn index?

The default multicolumn index looks like this: AA d a BB b a c b How could I change it into: AA a c b d BB a b which breaks the multicolumn at every ...
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memoir class glossary: \changeglossnumformat not working

I've modified memoir's glossary format in order for things to look the way I want. I'm pretty happy, except for one thing: I'd like for the page numbers to be clickable links. When the reader clicks, ...
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Indexing: placing the letter sigma in the letter s section

I'm working on the index of my thesis and have the word σ-algebra. I would like this to appear with words starting with s. How can I do this please? Right now it appears at the top. I tried using the ...