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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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A problem with indexing (see also appearing instead of see)

Hello I would like to add some terms that mean the same thing in the index of my thesis. For example "vector space" and "linear space". I wish this to appear as "vector space, see linear space". I'm ...
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How to make index with alphabetic order?

Consider the following example : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{makeidx,multicol} \makeindex \begin{document} All\index{All},Apple\index{Apple}, Ball\index{Ball}, , Small\index{Small}, ...
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Classical encyclopedia or dictionary index reference style [duplicate]

In classical encyclopedias and dictionaries you can often find a reference to the first entry (and sometimes the last) entry of that page. E.g., in the header of the page (alpha - bravo) means that ...
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makeindex - print links sorted by page

Auto generate List of \url usages within document describes a method for generating an index of URLs that are used in the document, including page number. However, the URLs are sorted ...
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How can I automatically add index entries every time I reference a glossary entry?

I'm making heavy use of the glossaries package, and I have created a custom glossary with a type I call concepts. I am trying to come up with a single command that both links to the concepts ...
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tikz array indexing to paint with custom palette

I have a custom palette which I want to paint with it by indexing. Here is my attempt: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \def\colorPallete{{0.00 ...
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Using glossaries with bibtex

I hope someone can help with this. I am trying to generate a document with a glossary. I am using TexnicCenter. It appears to work when there is no bibtex file but not when there is and then not even ...
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Make symbol index with description

I'm starting to make a symbol and subject index with the package multind. In the symbol index, I would like to group the symbols by thematics, e.g., write set theory notation and have all the symbols ...
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Texmaker and MacTex are unable to compile Index, Nomenclature and Biber

On Mac (Maverick) with MacTex (up-to-date), I can compile the following (A) MWE using the Engine (B) for Texshop, however not using the (C) custom command for Texmaker. I searched for two days and ...
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Splitindex: How do I make splitindex either ignore \ or make verbatim work with splitindex?

I´m trying to set up an index for a custom command called \propDesc. This command highlights properties and their description: \newcommand{\propDesc}[2]{ \fcolorbox{white}{propbg}{ ...
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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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Index will not show up in table of contents

I am new to LaTeX and still on the steep learning curve. I am writing some documentation for a school project which has a bibliography and an index, using ShareLaTeX. I am having difficulty getting ...
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Datatool (datagidx) index with special characters

When I define multiple terms that contain an underscore and begin with the same string ex_ 1, ex_ 2 (as shown in the example below) I get the following error: ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input ...
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Indexes using datagidx where multiple terms have a single index entry

I'm building off of an example here from the LaTeX Community. What I want to do is create an index where multiple terms link to the same word in the index. So for example if the terms toyota, ford, ...
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Sorting Vietnamese utf8 index with make-rules in xindy package

I am using the xindy package to compile the index containing Vietnamese. It works fine except the order within words. The "standard" order is accepted as the following, which is different from the ...
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Sort index entries

This question is similar to others, but I could not find an answer that actually works for me. This is my document: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenx} ...
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How to make a list of indexed words defined directly in text?

Is there any way to mark words in a text for the use of them in a list later on? Example: Hi my name is \addmark{Kris}, I need a \addmark{list} of words containing all the \addmark{marked words} by ...
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Indicate an “added entry to the index” in the main text

I'm writing a text with many index entries: Variable $\Kappa$\index{Kappa@$\Kappa$} is used to ... I'd like to see a hint in the main text, that an entry was added to the index. I tried using ...
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Cannot use nomencl package, makeindex doesn't works with my preamble

Time ago I had an issue with Tikz and mathpazo, building my preamble as a post here recommended. In that way my document could compile once again and well, so on the project grew. So my preamble now ...
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Repeating top-level index entries on the next column (done right)

Yes, I want exactly the same thing as in this question. However, I'm trying to get rid of the following three issues with repeatindex/afterpage: afterpage causes loathsome small vertical space after ...
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How to move from makeindex to xindy?

Is there an easy, lightweight way to manage multiple glossaries and indices using xindy rather than makeindex? Everything works currently using makeindex, but it's not as nice as it could be. I'm fine ...
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Can I include the last index inside the label of an enumeration?

Can I achieve something like this with automatic numbering? Examples: 1 of 93: Example one 2 of 93: Example two ... 92 of 93: Example ninety-two 93 of 93: Example ninety-three I can ...
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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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How can I alter `\printindex` to start a new chapter (up to TOC/headers) in memoir?

@egreg's answer to How to add \printindex to tableofcontents provides multiple options to add the index to the table of contents, but you can see from the screenshot below that the headers in memoir ...
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A command which produces index if optional argument is not empty

I would like to define a command which creates an index with a certain name, when i pass the name, and doesn't create any index if there is no name passed. My first idea was to write it like that: ...
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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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Index, Indic words, XeLaTeX

I am hoping to learn how to make an index that displays words sorted in accordance with the Indic alphabet after having been input directly in Unicode.
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Auto-indexing utilities? [duplicate]

Are there any utilities that aid indexing terms of LaTeX documents? For example, I am looking for a utility that finds the most common words and phrases and asks me whether to include them in a LaTeX ...
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Custom numbers for index

I need to make an index above formatted text of a law. However I dont need to reffer to page number but to the number of section (which is not allways sequential, because there could be holes and it ...
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Index at the beginning of a document

Is it possible to insert an index at the beginning of a document, like so?: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{imakeidx} %\indexsetup{othercode=\small} ...
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Indexing the page number of each bibliography item [duplicate]

Assume that that I am using the following environment for the references of my paper: \bibliographystyle {amsalpha} \begin {thebibliography} {VDN92} \bibitem{abels} {\bf H. Abels,} Parallelizability ...
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automated indexing against keyword file

I use the package pdfpages to include scanned and ocr'd pdf's in my LaTeX document, and I need to index them (over 200 pages). I have a plain .txt file with all keywords that I'd like to find my ocr'd ...
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ConTeXt: Repeat second-level registers within index

Background In ConTeXt, a multi-level index can be created using: \index{level1+level2}text If the value for level2 matches the previous index value of level2, then the text for level2 is not ...
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Is it possible to create index from an external file?

I just have started to write my master thesis dissertation and I want to have an index section. I know about makeidx package and \index{An important word!} command. However, I was wondering if it's ...
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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 not the issue. I have added logic to insert additional links ...
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ConTeXt: Part, chapter, section, and subsection names

Background Looking to include the section within an index. Problem In LaTeX the nameref package allows coding a contextual macro called \currentname. This allows users to refer to the current ...
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Issue when indexing footnotes (print as syntax error)

Edit: @footnotetext issue solved. Remains this one : I have an issue with indexing footnotes. My footnotes indexing print as syntax errors; the Xelatex output does not print my footnotes as such, ...
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Insert section title within index in ConTeXt

Background Each recipe in a recipe book has ingredients, and those ingredients can be common for different recipes throughout the book. For example: Code I've added the comma and colours as ...
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Use deeptextcommand and custom register in ConTeXt

Background Looking to emphasize the first letter of the index chapter title. Code The following code does not work as expected: \defineframed[StyleChapterFramed][ frame=off, ] ...
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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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Setting a new counter to be nested under Chapter number

In my thesis, I'm using a hack in a sty file that adds margin notes with entries in the Index, like so: \newcommand{\thenota}{\thechapter.{\it \alph{notas}}.} ...
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Why does imakeidx + nonewpage fail to write an idx file?

Example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[nonewpage]{imakeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} stuff\index{test} \printindex \end{document} When I run lualatex on this file, I see among the ...
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Index does not print

I'm currently trying to add an index to my .tex file but it never appears in my pdf document. \documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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Moving arguments inside group

I have a setup similar to the MWE below in which I have a macro that needs to be called in the document, and also regularly becomes a moving argument (in this case, inserted into the index, though it ...
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Right aligning pagenumbers in index with imakeindex

I am trying to right align the pagenumbers in my index. I use imakeidx and tried to use a custome index style file (.ist). I would like to keep the two column layout of imakeidx. I tried using \hfill ...
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Using \CodelineIndex alongside other indices in a dtx file

Is it possible (and if so, 'how?') to have multiple indices (via imakeidx) in the documentation for a package/class file, and include the codeline index and change log without completely redefinining ...
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Best way to index in spanish / xindy on windows? / makeidx and spanish accents

I am unluckily on a Windows machine and that seems currently tough to be changed. I want capital letters to appear before each block in the index. This is my current .ist file: headings_flag 1 ...
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PDF bookmarks for references and index appear as contained in the appendix. Wrong hierarchy

I am writing my B.A.'s thesis, this is the last part of the code: \part*{Apéndices} \addcontentsline{toc}{part}{\protect\numberline{}Apéndices} % ------ Anexos bloque 1 ---------- % ...
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How to sort alphabet index in Vietnamese correctly?

I want to use index in Vietnamese Alphabetically. The order must be a, b, c, d, đ, e, ê. But in following code. That order is wrong. The first is "Ê", not "A", the second is "Đ", not "B". How to ...
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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 ...