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

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Minimal distance in dotfill

I'm generating an index with dotfills, such that my ind looks like this (extract): \item\raggedright l\IeC {\`e}pre\dotfill \transform{21} \item\raggedright libre arbitre\dotfill \transform{1} ...
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Indexing, subentries, and see also

I'm creating an index using makeindex and I can't get the output to look the way I want. Basically, I would like to create an entry formatted as follows: entry1 ~~~subentry1, 2 ...
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Differences between .ist and .mst files in the index personalization

Are there some differences between .ist and .mst files in the index personalization? For example if I put an .ist file in the project folder and if I execute MakeIndex with this option: makeindex -s ...
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index completely messed up in dtx file

I fight with the strange and useless entries of the index in dtx files. It can reproduced with % \iffalse %<*driver> \ProvidesFile{dtxcode.tex} %</driver> % %<*driver> ...
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How we should make index?

I wrote this LaTeX file with TexMaker and I don't know why there is no index in the PDF file. Please tell me where I'm wrong. ‎\documentclass[10pt,twoside,a4paper]{book}‎ ‎\usepackage{amsmath}‎ ...
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Using counters within \index{…}

When trying to use a counter value within \index an odd behavior occurs. It seem as if the value would be evaluated at the end of the document, when the counter has already been changed. Therefore all ...
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Use content of keyword field of a bibtex entry to build an index when using biblatex

I built a reading list with biblatex with a - very - long list of court decisions. The list is built using \nocite{*} once, and then \printbibliography (actually, several \printbibliographys using ...
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Incorrect reflection in Index part

I have the next defined command: \def\underscore{\_\nobreak\hfil\protect\penalty0\hfilneg} Then I want to set some text that usese my command into index: \index{Items! New\underscore\Item} I get ...
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Why does \let\oldindex not work in this code?

This is a follow-up question to: How to make indexed words clickable in the text? I'm having two problems with the code given by @Stephen. If I use the following code to redefine the \index ...
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How to make indexed words clickable in the text?

I want to make the indexed words into hyperlinks to the entries in the "Index" (something similar to the glossaries package). I'm using xindy on TL2012 and here is my code: \documentclass{article} ...
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Preventing page break in register between reference and page number (ConTeXt)

Problem: The page number of an reference in the register is set to th next page - pake breaking between the reference and the page number. I do not know how to produce a smaller Example: ...
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How can I convince hyperref and xindy to play together nicely?

I'm using xindy to generate indexes for a manual that gets translated into multiple languages. Unfortunately, hyperref and xindy don't like to play nicely together. I found some older mailing list ...
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Generating an author index with author names only, not dates, using natbib

I'm generating an author index using natbib, makeidx, and \citep and \citet in the document, with \citeindextrue. This works, but the author entries are of the form: Hegselmann (2001), 142, 190 ...
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indent_space for makeindex doesn't have any effect

I use the package makeidx which works fine. When I try to format the index with file.ist I have a problem, as the options indent_space and indent_length don't have any effect at all. item_0 works fine ...
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Adding a chapter title for indices (multind) on the same page as the first index is printed

I am trying to add a chapter title 'Indices' before the first multind index is printed. However, printindex flushes the page so if I do it, I will get the title, rest of the page empty, and the first ...
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Create a register of persons with biblatex

How can I create a register of persons who are mentioned in my PDFLaTeX document? I want to write The screwdriver was turned by \person[Mr.]{Miller}. The screwdriver was turned by M. Miller. ...
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Bibliography and Index \label for cross-reference

I have each chapter of my book class in a different file all linked up in a master file. I also have bibliography in refs.bib file and also have an index. I'm trying to create a cross-reference to the ...
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The \alph counter representation has strange effects with the glossaries package

This is a follow-up question here How could glossaries' numberlabel use the manually defined number of Sections(or other Sectional Units)? A suspect BUG. The parameter \alph doesn't work fine ...
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How to create multiple indices with imakeidx? [closed]

I want to create two indices with the package imakeidx, using the splitindex option: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[splitindex]{imakeidx} \makeindex \makeindex[name=foo,title=Test] ...
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hyphens in index entries

If I write: \index{axioms!Zermelo–Fraenkel} LaTeX generates axioms, 184 ZermeloFraenkel, 203, 208 How do I stop the hyphen from disappearing? EDIT: MWE... \documentclass{article} ...
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How to split with chapter, section, … Titles in the index part?

Maybe the title isn't clear. In fact, I'm taking note during my course, and sometimes, teachers said that a thing is a pipe (tip, stuff to know) for the examination. Since the tex have a few of ...
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error at \ifnum\luatexversion<68

The following code (minimal example taken from here) \documentclass{article} % Both of these are require to duplicate the problem \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage[splitindex]{imakeidx} ...
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“! Missing } inserted.” error when using the xeindex packege

In the following example, when I use the word foo in the \IndexList command (with some other words, not lonely), I'll get the following error: ! Missing } inserted. <inserted text> ...
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Can I make the index link to the correct part of the page?

I have managed to create an index where the page number links to the correct page. But I would like it to link to the correct part of the page, not to the top of the page. Is this possible? Here is ...
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Resetting column-formatted margins after \printindex

When I make an index, or two, and print them at the end of a document, they show up in columns, just I would like. However, when adding further sections after the printed index, they continue ...
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Why do we need add on programs like Biber and MakeIndex?

The creation of biblatex has made bst files obsolete allowing the formatting to be done by LaTeX and not an add on program like BibTeX, but it didn't completely eliminate the need for an add on ...
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Additional author information

Is it possible to add additional information like date of birth and death to an author index which is generated by MakeIndex? When possible, how can I do this?
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Consistent formatting of short index page ranges

MakeIndex allows for special formatting of ranges of two, three, or more than three consecutive pages within index entries. One may (with the help of .ist style files) change the range delimiter (by ...
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Forbid page ranges in index

I'm using imakeidx with makeindex and an .ist file. How can I forbid makeindex from creating page ranges (e.g. 3--5)?
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How to change font size in Index in memoir class?

Each time I build the index with makeindex I have to insert \footnotesize after \begin{theindex} in book.ind file. I use memoir class. Is there an automatic way to do this?
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indexing fails in svmono

Buildign the code below (pdflatex, makeindex, pdflatex) causes an error ! LaTeX Error: Environment multicols undefined. Code: \documentclass{svmono} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex ...
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Using Terminal to run LaTeX commands

Since I always used TeXShop to compile my tex-files I did not have to run LaTeX commands via terminal (many macros like BibTeX, MakeIndex etc. are included in TeXShop). Now that I want to include an ...
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Rapidly marking index entries

I need to create an index for a fully-written book. Going through the entire text and manually inserting \index commands would be extremely time-consuming, and would also be difficult in terms of RSI. ...
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How To Format an Index Alphabetically in LaTeX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Index with an initial letter of the group Code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{index} \usepackage{lipsum} \makeindex \begin{document} \section{\index*{Hello ...
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How to avoid the need to declare already declared items in \index?

Code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{index} \usepackage{lipsum} \makeindex \begin{document} \section{\index*{Hello World}} Hello World Some text about \index*{foo}. \lipsum[1-15] Hello ...
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PDFLatex: Unable to Generate Index

Master file: \documentclass[dvipsnames,cmyk]{book} % File Containing All the Control Settings \usepackage{../../Style/mystyle} \makeindex \begin{document} % Front Cover \include ...
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Defining synonyms for indexing

Is it possible to set things up so that indexing synonyms does not generate multiple entries? For example, if the text includes \index{cur}, \index{hound}, and \index{mutt}, can these be coalesced ...
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latexmk / imakeidx interoperational efficiency

imakeidx and latexmk are two of my favorite utilities of all TeX-time, especially in the face of book-size compilations (super thanks @egreg and @John Collins!). Apart from ease of producing multiple ...
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Index ordering when using math symbols

I'm making an index where certain entries start with the math symbols $k$, $\mathcal{C}$, $\ast$-a.... In the first two cases, I want them to appear in the index as if they start with k and c ...
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Automatically indexing references by author and year

I'm writing a literature review, and would like to add indices for both authors and publication year (i.e., two separate indices). Now, I could manually enter the appropriate \index{} commands, but it ...
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Makeindex error when ! used in \index in align environment

See MWE below. The symbol ! in the \index causes an error. This is only the case in align environments (not in equation). So it seems to have to do something with amsmath. If ! is put in an \mbox ...
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Probem with Bookmarks and Linking and page numbering

I have several problems with my latex book: I want the appendix bookmark as an extra bookmark on part level, now it is under my second part. In the table of content its is right, but not on the pdf ...
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Problem with \index in align enviroment

Please compile the following MWE. As you will then see, the typesetting of $\mu^{\otimes\downarrow n}$ in the index is strange! \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{imakeidx} ...
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How do I preserve hyperreferences in the index when converting text from LaTex to HTML

I have written a book with three indexes in LaTex. I can produce a perfect hyperreferenced pdf file using the dvipdf filename command, but I cannot convert Latex into HTML using htlatex or TEX4ht ...
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TeXnicCenter problem, can't find input index file

I've just installed TeXnicCenter. The first error I have encountered is that when I try and build I get the following error: Couldn't find input index file D:\File location\test nor D:\File ...
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replace folder separation char for index

In index the ! char is used for item separation. I have index strings which contain folders and files. These index entrys should look like \index{files!fonts/!fonts.tex} However I pass these to ...
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What precautions must I take when using custom index commands with memoir?

I'm trying to write my own indexing front-end commands to do things such as highlighting the primary reference, but something seems to be wrong with the sorting. Here's my MWE: ...
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How to create my own ref label system?

I want to add a hyperlink to sections where a file is discussed. Additionally the usage should be added to the index. In principle this is very close to the label ref system. A simple approach would ...
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Using permute with glossaries

There is a problem with using the package permute with glossaries. A minimal working example: (by the way a minimal working example to show how an "index of notation" can be created) ...
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! No room for a new \count . with showidx package

I'm getting an error when I try to \usepackage{showidx}: ! No room for a new \count . \ch@ck ...\else \errmessage {No room for a new #3} \fi l.41 ...