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

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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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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 ...
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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.