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

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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 [closed]

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 ...
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Indexing through texindy in imakeidx with custom .xdy style fails to produce desired order in index

I am trying to produce an index using texindy through the imakeidx make that follows the Sanskrit alphabetical order. I am working in XeLaTeX. I created a custom .xdy style file to be called as an ...
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How to avoid bad boxes in the index?

I'm currently writing a larger document, which will also contain an index. Unfortunetely, the index produces a lot of bad boxes. Plase find a small example at the bottom. My simple (but hopefully not ...
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Get a preamble in index with makeindex

First of all, I'm not very good with Ubuntu, and only ok with LaTeX. I'm currently finishing to write my thesis, and have one big question. I made two indices using multind. But I can't figure out ...
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Best LaTeX Templates for books and lecture notes

I have written and submitted a lectures series in mathematics in arXiv, arXiv:1211.3404. Its format is book, but I have some difficulties with it. For example for page numbering, indexing, etc. I am ...
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How to generate index page for report?

I am writing one report in which i need to write page index in the beginning of report. XYZ This is my first section which may use n number of pages. DEF This section may use m ...
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How can I have a word index for each chapter as well as a word index for the whole book?

In other words, just the way I get a table of contents at the beginning of each chapter with titletoc, I would like to have a word index at the end of each chapter. (In addition to the index for the ...
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Balancing columns, last page of index (using memoir class)

I've just received (very final, I hope) editing requests from the production people at CUP, and -- at the last minute -- they are asking for the two columns of the final page of the index of my book ...
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spurious whitespace in \index with fixme package

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fixme} \makeindex \begin{document} Ignorance is strength\index{strength}. \end{document} Then there will be a white space ...
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Indenting lines in an index

I'm typesetting the index for a book. When an entry covers more than one line I would like the lines after the first to be indented some small amount. Is there a simple way to do it by playing with ...
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Indexing the topics

I have a collection of math contest. After each question, i am writing the topics of the question like \index {Cyclic Quadrilateral} \index {Euler's $\phi$ function} But makeindex refers a page ...
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Index entries duplicated for captions

In document class book, and package caption, creating index with makeidx. Index entries for the main text and for footnotes collate properly; but those for captions create their own entries. Example: ...
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Generate only the index, no main body text

I would like to discard the entire document and have only the index remaining. Note: This is a follow up to an earlier question of mine Remove page number from index entries. This document is an ...
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disable index creation in dtx file

The following code is a minimal dtx code with ending .tex (only for the example). I try to understand when an index created and when not, how this is influenced by the loading of hyperref and fail to ...
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Creating software function index

I need to create some type of index for exported functions in the software for the latex manual. The doxygen feature of exporting to LaTeX does not allow to do it by default. The required form is ...
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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> ...