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

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Can I add a footnote (or a paragraph of text) to an index?

Writing about a phenomenon X, I used X acronim too many times throughout the document. I also used many other acronims. It seems that instead of including a long list of page numbers for the acronim ...
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tool to suggest index references

Is there a tool that will read through the existing index entries and then search through the document for additional locations where index words/phrases are used?
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Suppress vertical space after `\printindex`

In \documentclass{book}, \printindex shunts the first two columns of my index down the page leaving white space that I don't need. What is the name of this space so that I can reset it to zero? In ...
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Writing index item with `\!

For some reason, I want to write an index item with `\! in it (Not `! since the index items are written by a special macro). But ! is a special character of makeindex, I could not simply write ...
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Table of content and list of table how to improve my numeration

how can i write the table of contents in latex in order to get the total number. In my thesis i get numbers from 1-167. However on my document i have numbers from 1-106 then soon after it turns back ...
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Indexed words missing in the output pdf. Motivation is missing. How to fix this?

\documentclass[12pt] {book} \usepackage{makeidx} % follow try index format makeidx and hyper ref together \usepackage{hyperref} \makeindex % 17 Nov 2014 \begin{document} My main ...
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How can I change the default order between letters of an alphabet?

I'm writing a book in Persian. In its index there is a problem. Words are using Arabic order! So it causes a problem as in Arabic language they don't have four letters 'پ p (in pen)', 'چ ch (in ...
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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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What is splitindex.exe.stackdump and why does changing the name of my document fix my splitindex problem?

I recently made some major changes to my custom document class. These changes were mainly visually but not functionally. However, splitindex has started making trouble and I cant figure out why. Here ...
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Typesetting braces to the index

I am trying to put { in index using xindy as my index processor and xelatex as the typesetting format: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} ...
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Makeidx, Subentries and dashes

The following is the type of code I made. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} ... something\index{Lois!Lane} ... \printindex \end{document} I'd like an index ...
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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.
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tex4ht: indexentries/structure of the .ind-file

Running htlatex 2 times with a makeindex command in-between delivers a working .ind file but with page numbers as linktags in the corresponding .html output which make no sense for users visting the ...
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customed index with dotfill in frontmatter

I wanted to custom my index so I used a latex makeindex -s myfile.ist texfile.idx latex compilation. myfile.ist contains : % heading_prefix "{\\bfseries\\hfil " heading_suffix ...
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Watermark over index

I add a watermark over my whole text, but it not seems to work over the index. Here is my minimal example : % arara: pdflatex: { synctex: on } % arara: makeindex % arara: pdflatex: { synctex: on } ...
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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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makeindex: sorting “7B” as a number

The following minimal example: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} A\index{7B} simple\index{5} example \index{9} showing\index{7} the problem \printindex ...
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How to sort alphabet index in Vietnamese correctly?

I want to use index in Vietnamese Alphabetically. The order must be a, b, c, d, đ, e, ê. But in following code. That order is wrong. The first is "Ê", not "A", the second is "Đ", not "B". How to ...
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Index & Endnote in Eledmac

Could someone please check the attached MWE and explain why indexing is not printed and in the notes there are characters in uppercase but are useless in my application. It seems are reference to the ...
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Customize xindy index layout

I am making a songbook, using the songs package. The book is in norwegian, and thus we need the norwegian letters æ,ø,å to be indexed after z. As far as i understand, this is only possible with the ...
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Other Alphabet [Turkish Language] sorting in Index

My code; \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \usepackage{filecontents} ...
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Remove page number on first level in index

I am using imakeidx to create an index for my recipe book. I would like to have the index show the following level-wise: Appetizers Recipe 1, pagenumber Recipe 2, pagenumber ...
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KOMA book: correct hyperlink to the index?

So I'm using scrbook, and in the TOC, the link to the Index goes a bit beyond what it should, like described here. Unfortunately the solution described therein is for the book class, and it does not ...
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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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Makeindex error when using \tableofcontents or \chapter with arabi package

When I remove the three lines \tableofcontents \chapter{1} \chapter{2} from the following document, makeindex works without problem and the index is printed. But in presence of these lines I get ...
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Makeindex number sorting

I would like to change the standard number sorting of makeindex. Standard sorting output: 1.1, 1 1.2, 1 10.4, 1 12.2, 1 2.2, 1 3.3, 1 4.4, 1 Requested sorting output: 1.1, 1 1.2, 1 2.2, 1 3.3, 1 ...
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Higher levet at Index with imakeidx package?

I have a problem about make higher level at Index with imakeidx package , as far as know Index with imakeidx package have chapter level. You can see my MWE : \documentclass[a4paper]{book} ...
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Adding an initial line to an index [duplicate]

I am using the makeidx package in LaTeX to create an index. For most words I simply use \index{word} to create an index entry. However, for definitions I am using \index{word|textbf}. Is there any way ...
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How to add explanatory text to an index page?

Note: Answers about any of the index-generating packages would be beneficial, such as splitidx or the default makeidx. I've seen some books with explanatory text on their index page after the Index ...
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Inserting commands in argument of \sindex[]{} aren't expanded: @-symbol showing up

I'm using the \sindex[]{} command from the splitxdx package to create index entries. To control sorting I'm using the @ symbol, for example \sindex[...]{1@One}. To make things a bit more ...
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\index produces invalid .idx entry (with manual style, \comma@parse, hyperref)

(Note: This is somewhat related similar post, but the issue is quite different.) I'm trying to make an index entry using \index that has a bolded page number, all while the hyperref package is ...
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is it possible to make reference to an index entry

my document looks like this \section{Foo bar} \label{sec:foo} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit\index{blahblah} \section{laborum} As seen in section ...
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How do I prepare an index of symbols with memoir?

I want to prepare an index of symbols for a book I'm writing (using the memoir class). There is an obvious problem of how you order the symbols. Since many of them are non-alphabetic, I think that ...
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Index Links To Wrong Page

I am using makeidx with \makeindex, hyperref, and documentclass amsbook. When I view the index, the correct page numbers are listed. But, when I click on the page number it sends me to the wrong ...
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first occurrence of Name with or without forename in nameauth package

I ask this question about nameauth package format last month. You can see there my configuration who didn't change. I use the good solution of @greyshade but I have now to other problems with nameauth ...
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Differences between “xindy” and “makeindex”

I'd like to know which are the essential differences between makeindex and xindy (or texindy) in this sense: What things can we do with xindy that we can not do with makeindex? or vice versa. What ...
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In the index, after page number, how to put section number followed by column number?

hello respected every one. I am writing a book with multiple column format in latex. I have included the chapter index. My knowledge is very small about it but I am learning gradually. I have seen ...
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Multiple indexes in Legrand Orange Book template

I am currently using the Legrand Orange Book template. Is there any way to create multiple indexes for the template? I tried to use multind.sty but seems it doesn't create anything.
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Index not printing after files are removed

I'm using Sublime Text with the LaTexTools package to build from within Sublime. Everything was working fine on my documents, until today, when I decided to remove all LaTeX temporary files for one of ...
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Erroneous vertical spacing in tabular in combination with makeindex

I'm having some trouble with vertical whitespace appearing in a tabularx environment where I really don't expect it to. Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabularx} ...
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Problem with \titleprefixword

I'm trying to make a songbook with Songs Package. The songs are in Spanish and I want to use the \titleprefixword macro to avoid sorting my song titles starting with the articles (El, La, Los, Las). ...
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Makeindex cannot generate subsubsub.. index entries

I have written a LaTex file and used makeindex to print out the index. But it looks like that makeindex can not print the subsubsub index entry. Here is a MWE \documentclass{article} ...
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Problem with option “noclearpage” of \indexsetup, imakeidx

I'm using the package imakeidx in order to generate the indexes for my document, but i get an issue when i use the option noclearpage being that the index is not printed (or it don't print all entries ...
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TeXshop Won't Compile My Indices [duplicate]

I am using multind. I am typing a large set of notes. I want to have two indices, one called "Index" the other "Notation". The .idx files exist for both of them after compiling. My problem is that ...
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Trying to create Index, idx file created, ind file not created [duplicate]

First, I have tried to create Index for a bigger document I am working on. But it did not work (latex compiled the tex file but .ind file was not created). Consequently, I have tried this simple file: ...
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indexing with eledmac and eledpar

Using eledmac and eledpar for typesetting a critical edition, I wanted to make a splitted index with the \edindex[]{} command. Although I think, that packages are loaded in the correct order and the ...
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Pageref the “List of…”

In my thesis I have a "writing conventions" at the very beginning. There it is explained how abbreviations are introduced. In this explanation, I would like to say A list of abbreviations can be ...
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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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Make defined words appear standalone in left margin

I've seen this in textbooks before, so I imagine it's possible. What I would like is for a defined word to show up in the left margin for easy identification when scrolling through a document. For ...
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Give a symbol an alphabetical “order”?

I've defined a C++ symbol in latex as \CC, which works fine: \newcommand{\CC}{C\nolinebreak\hspace{-.05em}\raisebox{.4ex}{\tiny\bf +}\nolinebreak\hspace{-.10em}\raisebox{.4ex}{\tiny\bf +}} However, ...