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

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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 ...
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nomencl package doesn't allow exclamation marks in keys

I am using the nomencl package, and so far it has worked out flawlessly. However, today I decided to introduce some notation that includes an exclamation mark, and it failed. There is a minimal ...
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How to remove the header in the Index's pages

I used fancy to customize the header. As usual, there is no header in the Index's pages, but after my customizing, there is a header in them. So how can I remove those header? Since the index page ...
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How to change the name of Index section

I use the makeidx in the extreport and the command \printindex to print the index out. The Index name (index in English) was translated to Vietnamese automatically into "Chỉ mục". I want to change ...
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Acronyms only shown in Index when used twice

The solution to the original problem was resolved here: Acronyms sorted alphabetically in Index , in which I was trying to include acronyms in the index every time the command \gls{acronym} was used. ...
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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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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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How to include \index{} in new command (custom macro)?

When I try to used \index{} inside of \newcommand, the entry is made in the index, however, the text no longer appears in the body. How can I achieve a macro for the \index command? ...
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How can I get get makeindex to ignore capital letters?

I've created a macro which highlights a word and sends it to the index \newcommand{\indexthis}[1]{\textcolor{Maroon}{\textbf{#1}}\index{\MakeLowercase{#1}@{#1}}\xspace). However the \MakeLowercase ...
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Altering index sort order in bibleref

Original post: The bibleref package affords tidy citation and indexing of Bible passages; sort order is by default alphabetical by book. According to the documentation, one can change the to another ...
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How can I add every glossary entry to the index?

I know, there are similar questions around, but I couldn't find a solution to what I want. E.g. here, all acronyms in the document are set to the index. I think, indexing should be done manually so ...
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How do I pass the index style file to makeindex using arara?

I am running arara like this: % arara: makeindex: { options: -s "%tm.ist" -t "%tm.glg" -o "%tm.gls" "tm.glo" } to produce glossaries with the package gloassaries. I took this options from my IDE ...
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Customizing indexentry

I am trying to create an index manually, where each index entry refers to a page and the corresponding chapter. So basically I am creating my own idx file, then use Latex's MakeIndex functionality to ...
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Is it possible to use \index{\command} inside a \DeclareDocumentCommand?

So I've been writing a book of sorts where I've used xparse to create some commands and environments. Now, when the thing is almost done, I realised a index would be great to have! One of the ...
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I get double entries for equally marked \index entries. how do I avoid that?

I entered this code \index[p]{Dionigi di Alicarnasso!\textit{De Isaeo}!19|textit} three times in my text and get in the index Dionigi di Alicarnasso De Isaeo 19, 39 De Isaeo 19, 38, 41 Why don't I ...
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How to change the \see command when indexing with multind?

I'm trying to change the output of \see in the index. The default outcome is: John Doe see Doe, John. I'd like to add a new command or change this one to my native language. I tried to declare a ...
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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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tcolorbox: framing example problems that index in order and allow for a title as an argument

I would like to take this tcolorbox created by Gonzalo Medina here Typesetting a definition but have each usage of the box index starting from 1, 2, ... which allows a title input. Currently my set ...
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Using index information to generate cross references

The idea is to use the index information to automatically generate cross references. If an index entry refers to more than 1 page (e.g., "Smith, John 5, 9"), then the index entry along with the other ...
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Change index font size with imakeidx

I know I can change the index font size combining the imakeidx package with the idxlayout package like this: \usepackage{imakeidx} \usepackage[font=footnotesize]{idxlayout} However I was wondering ...
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Customizing indexes in songs package

I'm going to build a songbook with the "songs" package. I already did some formatting to fit the songbook to my needs. Now I'm going to customize the indexes of the songbook. In a title-index ...
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Cited Authors with Biblabels in Index

I want to include all cited authors in the index, but with the biblabel and not with the pagenumber. I tried authorindex, but I want one index not two different. I also tried authorindex -i but ...
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Songs Package Index Generation

First of all I have to say I’m Spanish, so I’m sorry for any mistakes in my English. Also, I’m very new at LaTeX. I'm using the songs package to create a songs book. I've been able to typeset songs ...
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Plain text index via pdflatex

I would like to obtain a plain text version of the index so thought it might be easier to extract it from the existing packages somehow. The MWE below produces: What I want is a text file ...
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Multiple indices with biblatex and indexing

I need two indices: one of names, one of concepts. I'm using biblatex with indexing (and TeXshop on a mac, I am a newbie of LaTeX, so sorry for any stupid question). This works fine for the index of ...
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\makeglossaries conflict with indexing

This is my first post to ask for help since I cannot find any solution. I use MacTex. I am using glossaries pkg to generate list of acronyms, symbols and glossary of terms. I want to include also an ...
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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? ...
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scrbook: remove margin notes for index entries [closed]

I'm using the scrbook class. I don't like the way that my index entries are included as margin notes. How can I prevent the index entries from being shown in the margins? I consulted the KOMA-Script ...
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How to configure TexStudio editor to use glossaries package with makeglossaries and xindy or how to configure TexStudio to use arara?

Xindy is an efficient indexing tool, it is an external perl-based application that ships readily with TexLive distribution but not with MikTeX, for the latter one you need to install it manually, this ...
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Generate a “reverse” index

For reviewing purposes, I'd like to generate a "reverse" index, that would list all the keys per page, instead of the pages per key. That is, in addition to generating the normal index: ...
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How to configure TexStudio editor to use Xindy?

I am using TexStudio editor for LaTeXing, I want to use Xindy engine though for indexing, in the commands of TexStudio, I found there is a default command for texdindy as in the image below. But how ...
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texindy equivalence to makeindex settings

I'm currently using makeindex to generate an index and was advised by @egreg to use xindy instead to properly manage accents in French. However, I can't find how to reproduce my current settings: ...
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Automatic prefix in index for words with accented characters

When generating an index with French words, I need to add a prefix to accentuated words so they they get listed in alphabetical order: \index{saintete@sainteté} \index{ame@âme} Is there a way to ...
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How to mark up different entry types (index/glossary/acronym/notation) at the same time in datagidx package?

I came across datagidx package, which is part of the datatool bundle, the killing feature of this package is that you can use it independently, not relying on external indexing applications, e.g., ...
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Correct sorting of composite page numbers with makeindex

Running an index file like \indexentry{foo}{1} \indexentry{foo}{i} \indexentry{foo}{a} through makeindex results in an includable output file like \begin{theindex} \item foo, i, 1, a ...
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modifying pagerange in the index

In the index, my publisher requested to change the range of pages, with wherever possible no more than two digits. For example: A, 1-23 B, 101-23 %(for 101-123) C, 101-105 %(not 101-05, because ...
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No index is generated while using makeindex of latex [closed]

I have Java code and each time I run the pdflatex and makeindex, the following output is produced: The last output in the console is: I don't know why this happens. The .idx file looks okay and ...
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Provide boolean from two arguments case insensitives

In most publications scientific names are abbreviated except the first time. Moreover, the names must be in italics and only the first letter of the generic name should be upper-case. The biocon ...
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Simplify index nested entries

I want create index nested entries and typeset the indexed word with the same command. For simple entries like \index{foo} I can solve this with some macro or \index*{foo} or \Index{foo} with the ...
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How to define a macro that calls \index? [closed]

I would like to define a command which calls \index with its argument and gives a page-formatting style, like so: \newcommand{\defstyle}[1]{\textbf{#1}} \newcommand{\indexdef}[1]{\index{#1|defstyle}} ...
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author's index with imakeidx in LaTeX

I am not an expert at all with LaTeX; I used it for the very first time some month ago to compose a conference proceedings volume modifying an already available script. I am trying to refine the ...
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\dag doubles index entries - how to avoid?

Using the symbol \dag within a splitindex command, in the index output two entries are produced: One naming the pages where the \sindex command is used in the text, another where it is used in the ...
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How to make the first page of index fancy

I have a file called index.tex that looks like this: \begin{theindex} \item apple, 39 \item banana, 23 ... lots more of this stuff stretching over say 4 pages \end{theindex} I include it in a MWE ...
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listings and keywords in the index

The listings package allows to index the appearance of keywords in a listing, for example similar to the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{imakeidx} ...
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How to get the bookmark and the index (tableofcontents) with links to each section

I want to make a book without chapters are listed. Have an index (also don't want that chapters are listed in the index) and have the bookmark in the file.pdf. The problem is that I appear twice ...
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Indexing an argument to a new command produces odd results [duplicate]

Consider this basic .tex file: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper, draft]{book} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \newcommand{\withIndex}[1]{#1\index{$#1$}} \newcommand{\myIndex}[1]{\index{$#1$}} \begin ...