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

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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 ...
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Generate Author/Year Index Using biblatex and imakeidx

Based on this question/answer Automatically indexing references by author and year, I am trying to create an index of all my entries in the bibliography database. For that I am using biblatex to ...
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xelatex biblatex russian indexing

I use the xelatex with the biblatex package and with indexing author names. The biber works fine with bibliography of books in English and in Russian. The author index is generated. In the ...
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Indexing with biblatex - how to filter out publication titles of indexed authors?

I am creating an index with biblatex, but want to filter out the publication titles. The goal is to have only the names of the authors in the index of authors, right now I end up with all author ...
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Problems with xindy and glossaries

I'm having a bit of a problem creating a glossary. I'm working with a MacBook using Mountain Lion OS 10.8.3, I've installed MacTeX 2012 and details about xindy are: xindy release: 2.4 xindy script ...
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How does makeindex sort alphabets of a language?

How does makeindex sort alphabets of a language? How many languages does it support? Is the sorting hardcoded or does it provide someways to create sorting alphabets for a new language?
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Avoiding empty page between a very full page and the index?

I'm getting an empty page between the last page of the book and the index. The reason seems to be an over-full last page of text. I'm already using openany. In the following example, all the "bla" ...
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Graphical index based on figures? (Beamer)

At the end of my Beamer presentation, I would like a slide that contains thumbnails of all the images presented in my slide. These images would be linked to the slide which they appeared on. ...
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biblatex: filter out publications from a specific author without biber with many authors

this is follow-up to a recent question: On my system with TexLive 2012 (biblatex 1.7-1), I am trying to separate the publications of a specific author from all other references (e.g. in case you want ...
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Customizing index and using doc package

I needed an index for my master thesis and wanted to adjust the index with a style file. It took me 3 hours to get it working with the template I am using. My style file was always ignored until I've ...
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Index problem when using l3doc for LaTeX document writing

I use l3doc to write document for my package. In the document I need describe macros, environments and options of the package. I started using the environment function only. After the tip came from ...
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How to transmit german umlauts to an index created by splitidx?

I'm currently trying to transmit German umlauts in index entries (e.g., \sindex[p]{Böll, Heinrich}) to the index created by splitidx. Right now, to sort the entries the right way, the umlauts are ...
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Index sorting where numbers are indexed

I have a vast document where I have a separate index of dates (really only the year or year range of particular events). I'm using memoir. Sometimes the year is known exactly ...
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How can I create an index or TOC using latexdb and mysql?

I have a database full of names, addresses, etc.. We use them at my work to make sure only people in the database are allowed inside (or denied entry, if they've ever done something wrong). I created ...
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Duplicate entries in index when using lowercase [duplicate]

I'm trying to create an index for my thesis and I have a custom command that outputs the index term inline and adds it to the index as well. I want to ignore spaces of terms so I issue a \lowercase to ...
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How to add an entry to theindex at item level without page number?

In my index, I would like to group certain items under a group entry name. Sinmce I already use the three levels available (item, subitem, subsubitem), I tried to create an entry without page number. ...
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Design of index change, when I push makeindex

Are there somebody who can help me to solve this problem. I have downloaded a template from this website. Before I push on the makeindex it looked like this: and after it looked like that: But ...
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Undefined \printindex

tex/.../supp-pdf.tex tex/.../supp-mis.tex loading : Context Support Macros / Miscellaneous (2004.10.26) ) loading : Context Support Macros / PDF (2004.03.26) ) tex/latex/hyperref/nameref.sty) ! ...
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Loading index package with memoir

The standard makeidx package writes ind/idx in LaTeX's internal representation file. The index package writes in utf-8 and works fine with the book, article, report standard classes. But when trying ...
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Collect the input of all \TODO commands used in the document at the end

I have a command \TODO (and \FIXME) that display a review note in the document. I'd like to collect all those notes at the end of the document as well, like a list of figures. Is there some easy way ...