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

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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 ...
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Is there a limit to the number of entries makeindex or xindy can process?

I've been using the etex and glossaries packages, together with pdflatex, to build a document containing four main glossaries, each customised in a different way. So far the total number of ...
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Makeindex (imakeidx) distinguishes entries in main text and footnote [duplicate]

I am compiling a text index of a large volume, with the help of imakeidx because I have two separate indexes. For some reason, entries in footnotes result in separate listing from entries in the main ...
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No page number on the first page of an Index (not ToC)

The publishing house I am going to publish a book with demands no page number on the first page of each chapter. I used \thispagestyle{empty} in most cases and had to use ...
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Is there any indexing package for Finnish and Estonian?

The problem with these languages is that they make words longer by putting things at the end of the words. I have been reading this but not sure its support for the given languages. How can you make ...
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Index with a combination of one and two columns

I am using the following to create my index file. heading_prefix "{\n\\bfseries\\color{black} " % insert in front of letter heading_suffix "\\hfil}\\nopagebreak\n" % append after letter ...
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Counting index entries

Is there a way to count the number of entries in an .idx file? Currently I'm using the following to accomplish the job but I'm wondering if there is an all TeX/LaTeX way to accomplish the same thing. ...
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Generating index for large document with multiple included files [closed]

I am currently preparing a large document and want to include an index at the end. The individual chapters are included via \input{}. In these chapters I use the \index{}-command. But even after ...
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Norm symbol in subscripts of index

I found this related topic but it didn't seem to fix my problem: How to fix symbol index entry? I was using good old \|\cdot\| for norms but my index wasn't liking it. So then I did the new command ...
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An index of nested subitems, indented, and hyperlinked

Background Looking to indent an arbitrary n-level hierarchy within an index and have hyperlinks for the final item, using the memoir class and pdfTeX 3.1415926-2.4-1.40.13 (TeX Live 2012). For ...
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Sorting swedish index with makeidx correctly

I have a problem getting makeidx sort the special characters of the swedish alphabet, å,ä and ö. They are supposed to be the last three positions, but they appear in the index before "A". How can ...
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Indexing \int with amsmidx

I've used amsmidx to create a separate notational index. \usepackage{amsmidx} \makeindex{idx} \makeindex{nidx} \newcommand{\idx}[1]{\index{idx}{#1}} \newcommand{\nidx}[1]{\index{nidx}{#1}} I need ...
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Automatically add theorems to index and label them

In another question (Remove math from command parameter to get only the letters) this command was elaborated to have an optional argument for sorting purposes within the index \documentclass{article} ...
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List terms(/keywords) together with their definition and a glossary

I want to be able to define terms/keywords and give definitions that might span multiple paragraphs. Given definitions of the following form: \begin{definition}[Blue] Blue is one of ... ...
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Remove math from command parameter to get only the letters

I use a little command, which prints new defined terms in bold, adds a label and adds them to the index. \newcommand*{\defined}[1]{{\bf #1}\label{#1}\index{#1}} Now if I do \defined{$G$-invariant} ...
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Hindi numbers are displayed instead of Arabic numbers using polyglossia and breaking index

I have tried to display Arabic numbers instead of Hindi numbers in my document. Below is my MWE. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{fancyhdr} ...
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Index: Repeat first-level item on new column/page?

In my family history book, I'm using a two-level index. First level is surname, and second level is given name. Index items are defined such as the following: \index{Doe!John} Often a first-level ...
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Index not working

I'm working on a document. There's an index there, but for some reason when I change things in it it doesn't update the rendered outcome and I can't correct it. I tried erasing the .ind file, but ...
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How do I set group headings for an index in Lyx?

I want to set group headings, in form of a corresponding letter, for an index in lyx. I have one main lyx file, containing links (with include) to other lyx files, placed in a subfolder. I tried ...