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

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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} \...
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Indices and References in Lyx

I am currently writing my thesis in LyX and I have a lot of references to use. Since I have no idea how BibTex works and to save time, I put my references as Index entry. However, this will not be ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
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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{...
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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 $\...
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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. \...
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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 do....
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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} \...
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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}} ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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{...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Indexing and \footcite prenotes [duplicate]

I am indexing a big latex project (with xindy). I use biblatex for the bibliography and the command \footcite for the references. Sometimes, I write long prenotes which contain some words to be ...
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Remove index letters from toc

I would like to remove the index letters from the toc in my master thesis. The whole index is on the same page anyway. \documentclass[a4paper, 10pt]{report} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{doc} %...
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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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Wrong vertical position of index header on some pages

I stumbled across a totally strange behavior by using an index in our document. The vertical positioning of the headings on the first and the last page is fine, but on all intermediate pages the ...
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Problem with making an index

I have a Latex document that I compiles perfectly. I wanted to add an index to the document and since it is Latex I used the commands \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex added my \index commands and ...
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multind.sty not found

I am on a Lubuntu 15.04 pc, texlive-full installed. I can't compile my file with \usepackage{multind} because multind.sty is not found. Does anyone know if it's possible to manually install this ...
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Sorting author index made using biblatex, removing letter group headings

Here is the MWE. Once I added [xindy] while calling imakeidx, the sorting is fixed. But now xindy puts letter headings to each group. How can I get rid of those? \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[...
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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 ...
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Classes or styles for a standalone index

I'd like to create a document which is a standalone index (of reviews: the data are the reviewer, the volume and page, and the name of the reviewed item). Organising the data is not a problem (it is ...
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ifthen and etoolbox cause faulty index

I am using the ifthen package to include/exclude passages in my document. However, I have noticed that when I have two formatted index entries for the same term, one inside \ifthenelse and one outside,...
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Problems with multiple instances of see or seealso in index

Suspect I'm missing something obvious here. I have multiple identical instances of see or seealso index entries. This cannot be avoided. Sometimes they are appropriately compacted, but other times ...
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Italicise index entry

I am making an index using makeidx. Is the following not okay? This does not work for me. \index{Brazil!\textit{subentry text}} The same without italics (\index{Brazil!subentry text}) works fine.
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First & last entries in the index header like a dictionary

I have a question about the layout of my index headers : Is it possible, in the event of a long index, to put the initial letters (like the glossary group) or the first & last top level entries (...
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Index and bad left header

I need help for my index headers : Is it possible to put in the index section the section name, "Index" here, to the left page header (\lehead) ? I imagine something like headers={\thesection}{\...
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Headers and imakeidx two-columns

I have 2 questions about the layout of my indices & for my index headers : I don't understand why the no indent first or the no page break between the title & the index prologue just after ...
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\allowbreak does not work in \index

I would like to include \allowbreak in an \index entry but I can't get it to work. The \allowbreak is changed to \penalty \z@ in the .idx file, which corrupts the generated index. How can I solve ...
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Index is not printing in PDF output

First things first, here is MWE: \documentclass[12pt,oneside]{book} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} \chapter{\index{intorduction}Introduction} \blindtext This ...
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makeindex and fourier's mathbb

In the example document below the second index entry produces the warning !! Input index error (file = j.idx, line = 2): -- Extra `@' at position 11 of first argument. on running makeglossaries ...
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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 non-...
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Sorting Icelandic index correctly using LaTeX (accented characters after non-accented)

I'm using Xindy to make an index for my book. It sorts the words mostly correctly, but it doesn't sort accented characters (i.e. á é í ó ú ý) after the corresponding non-accented characters (a e i o u ...
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Why does makeindex input a spurious whitespace in footnote?

I want to have an entry $r_{\infty}$ in the index. When I mention it inside a footnote, there's an added whitespace ($r_{\infty }$). This results in multiple entries in the index. Here is a minimal ...
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\index and \citep

Using the makeidx package, I would like to use \index to include an author's name in my appendix. I do not want to use the authorindex package to create a separate author index. If I include \...
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What does this mean in LaTex?

I'm trying to read the most recent changes in the C++ Standard on this page. Very close to top, you'll find the following line of command (I'm just guessing about the name of this entity). What does ...
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How can I stop index section inheriting header from bibliography?

In a book I'm just completing, I finish with a bibliography and index. And the problem which I simply can't fix is that the index section has a running header which says BIBLIOGRAPHY instead of INDEX....
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How to define a newcommand for this type of indexing?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \newcommand{\key}[1]{ #1 \index{#1} } \begin{document} \cleardoublepage This shows \key{1.1},\key{1.2},\key{1.3},\key{1.4},\key{2}. % \key{1....
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I want to use latex to write a big document with three types of tables

Very concise (vague) question: (4th edit) I want to use latex to write a big document with three types of tables (tableA,tableB,tableC), over time (dates), indexed by many keys(key1,key2,key3,...). ...
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Different number of columns in multiple indices

For a book project I have created two indices using imakeidx. In addition, I am using idxlayout to control the layout of the indices. I would like the first index to be two columns and the second ...
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Index sorting problems with Vietnamese

I have trouble with sorting my index since it is in Vietnamese. I know, this question has been asked already but the problem is that I don't really understand the answer - it seems so complicated... I ...
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add “Chapter, Appendix” words to the autogenerated index

Hi I want to add the words Chapter: Appendix: etc... to the index, because the autoindex only shows the number of the chapter, i found this trick \usepackage{tocloft} \renewcommand{\cftchappresnum}{...