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

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MakeIndex in TexMaker with auxiliary files in subfolder

I have the TexMaker option to put output in a "build" subfolder checked. So I have my idx file in the folder "build". When I run MakeIndex I get Input index file book.idx not found. Usage: makeindex ...
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error when using expandafter for databib command in indexing command in foreach loop

I'm trying to create an author index using the databib package (datatool) bundle. I can loop over the entries in a BibTeX database and for each entry, loop over the authors using the \foreach command ...
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index show like a section (including section number)

I like to show the index in the table of contents. The index shall be shown like a section, it is including the section number and then the section name. Also the same when the index is printed at the ...
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How to use multiple location classes in xindy?

I'm using xindy to typeset an index that I've already created by hand. The idx file looks like this: \indexentry{Aboriginal!Advising the Accused}{Ch. 46, S. 3.7.8, P. 208A} ...
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How to create a .ist file for the purpose of customizing the index?

I would like to create a .ist style file to change the layout of my Index. I am using book, hyperref and imakeidx. But I am at lost when it comes to creating the .ist file. Basically, I would like to ...
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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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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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\footnote breaks @-constructs in \index [duplicate]

To index a nontrivial TeX expression expr, we use the command \index{str@expr}, where str is a simplified (typically plain ASCII) representation of expr to be used for sorting. However, str@expr is ...
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How to avoid upper-case letters in the header?

I've used two indexes: \documentclass[a4paper,fontsize=11pt,headsepline,parskip=half-,index=totoc,BCOR=5mm,DIV=15]{scrreprt} \usepackage{imakeidx} ...
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xindy not sorting cross-reference targets

When compiling \documentclass{article} \usepackage{index} \newindex{i}{idx}{idn}{Index} \begin{document} Let's discuss letter d\index[i]{d}\index[i]{letter|see{d}} and ...
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index, acronym and sorting, macro expansion

I want to use index together with acro: Whenever I use an acronym, I want it automatically in the index. However, not the abbreviation but the long name! What I did: I created a new command: ...
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Indexing numbers of different types

When I use the package makeidx the indexing chapter starts with the text: "Numbers written in italic refer to the page where the corresponding entry is described; numbers underlined refer to the ...
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specify sort string in index see entry

How is it possible to specify a sort string inside a see index entry? I am using makeindex and TeXLive 2014. For example, say I have a primary entry where the sort string is plain B and the ...
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How do you NOT get an index entry in the TOC?

My problem is that I don't want the automated index entry to appear in the TOC but would rather add one manually. But no matter what I try, the automated entry always appears. I have tried ...
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Specify link targets for index entries made with hyperref

I have code for creating an index that refers readers to a page number and an example number. (The code is included in this answer, reproduced below for convenience. I happen to be using expex, but it ...
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How to read from fndb

I'm currently working on a small IDE for latex that supports suggestions. So I was wondering how to read and use the index file to get a list of supported commands. Or if not that way, how other IDEs ...
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Index that picks up on example numbers, not page numbers

I am producing some glossed linguistic texts in a Native American language. The sentences are labeled as, e.g., (2.3)—meaning “text 2, sentence 3”—and I’d like the index to pick up on these numbers, ...
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How to set the space between two index entries with the same character

When I make an index, I get only between the different characters (b,s,t) an optimal vertical spacing. \usepackage{makeidx}\makeindex \index{book} \index{summer!sun} \index{summer!heat} \index{sound} ...
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index in chronological order with a predefined non-alphabetical index list

In my document I need to work with the package imakeidx because I need two indexes. I like to have defined a list (if possible directly in the preamble) which lists the index entries in this ...
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How to have text inside round brackets on a line and also be added to a second index with predefined index search keys?

I've written a text with 200 quotes. One quote example: "Und wir haben die Liebe erkannt und geglaubt, die Gott zu uns hat. Gott ist Liebe, und wer in der Liebe bleibt, der bleibt in Gott und Gott in ...
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Problems with index overlap [closed]

I'm using makeidx 'as is': \usepackage{makeidx} % Import the index package \makeindex % Generate the index which is printed at the end of the document % rest of document \printindex The problem ...
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How to manually change the index file (.ind) to achieve correct order for foreign letters?

I am using MikTex,pdfLaTex, WinXP_SP3. I want to create an index including foreign letters in correct alphabetical order. Using Xindy seems like a lot of hassle, so I would like to avoid it. How can ...
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Error : (Input index file full.idx not found. Usage: makeindex ). I am using texstudio editor

I am using Texstudio editor. I am using Latex to write my thesis. I have had no problem in the past that Latex list the references in my thesis write-up successfully. Suddenly, when I added one more ...
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Texmaker and MacTex are unable to compile Index, Nomenclature and Biber

On Mac (Maverick) with MacTex (up-to-date), I can compile the following (A) MWE using the Engine (B) for Texshop, however not using the (C) custom command for Texmaker. I searched for two days and ...
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Makeindex no .nls file

Here is the sample code from test.tex: http://texblog.org/2012/05/14/list-of-symbols-or-abbreviations-nomenclature/ \documentclass{article} \usepackage{nomencl} \makenomenclature ...
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Conflict between tabu and index when using LaTeX formatting in index [duplicate]

Consider the following document: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{tabu} \makeindex \begin{document} This is the \emph{aaa} variable.\index{aaa variable@\emph{aaa} variable} \begin{tabu}{l} ...
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Hyperref breaks the index generated by the ltxdoc document class

Suppose the following minimal document: \documentclass{ltxdoc} \CodelineIndex \EnableCrossrefs \begin{document} \DescribeMacro{\macro} A description of \cs{macro} \begin{macrocode} ...
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How to add explanatory text to an index page without page number troubles?

I like to have an introducing text after the index starts (in the same way as it works for the nomenclature). Adding the imakeidx package to the here used makeidx package and writing ...
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How to solve the page numbering problems (in TOC, hyperref, scrheadings, nomenclature)?

I like to have in the headings the chapter name on the inner upper section on almost all pages but not on those which start with the new chapter, on the tableofcontens and the index. The page number ...
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formatting names in an index so that they appear in small caps

here is my question : Can I modify the presentation of people's names in my index ? Informations about my document I am using the package imakeidx with xindy. I have two indexes, people's names in ...
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How to add a tex specific area after the nomenclature title starts?

I'd like to write a text (and also a small table) directly after the title nomenclature (in my version: Glossar) and directly before the beginning of the nomenclature glossar list. %% LyX 2.1.0 ...
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Nicely showing 'special' index entries in the margin

I want to show index entries in the margins. Here's what I'm doing: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt, twoside]{report} \usepackage{kantlipsum} \usepackage{marginnote} \let\oldmarginnote\marginnote ...
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Pagenumber on first Index page

I've the following latex-code to get pagenumbers at the top at "normal" pages and at the bottom at the beginning of a chapter. \documentclass[pdftex,a4paper,11pt,parskip=half,twoside,headings=normal, ...
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How make an index without referring for each word in the text locally but define a word once globally?

In general I write in the text: \index{Barmherzigkeit} and \index{Gnade} and at the end of the document I include the index with \printindex. (I work with LyX) I want that all Words ("gnädig" and ...
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Is there a place for one more index processor?

(This is not a real question, it's rather a list of thoughts and ideas.) I'm not a serious TeXist, but this topic of index creation interests me a lot. As I like programming in Lua, I started to ...
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List of notations and index, in order, from already-tagged sources

My question is much like List of mathematical notation / abbreviations, but my situation is slightly different, in that I think I've done enough work on my document beforehand that the process could ...
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ConTeXt: Part, chapter, section, and subsection names

Background Looking to include the section within an index. Problem In LaTeX the nameref package allows coding a contextual macro called \currentname. This allows users to refer to the current ...
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Which packages require command-line steps (not e.g. pdflatex) to compile?

Are there any packages which depend on other 'non-standard' command line programs (i.e. not pdflatex, bibtex and friends)? When writing a document in e.g. LaTeX, this of course needs to be compiled ...
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Placing of bold entries in the index

How do you get bold index entries to appear first in your index please? My mwe is \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex[options=-s columnseprule,intoc,columns=2] ...
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Customize index with section name, not page number

I would like to build an index where instead of a reference to a page number, I would have a reference to the section name of the term. So this is what I did (but which doesn't work) : ...
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How to get makeidx and chapterbib work together?

chapterbib produces bibliographies per chapter. But makeidx appears to create the index without considering the matter in the bbl files. Consequently, index entries point to the wrong page numbers ...
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Index (printindex) in appendix has different format than other chapters

I have a complex file based on documentclass scrbook. It has many parts and the last part is the appendix. Instead of sections I use chapters in appendix. All glossaries and bibliography are defined ...
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Strange behave of index and l3regex

I am experimenting with LaTeX3 features and get a strange behaviour in a combination from index and l3regex. I try to replace all occurrences of :<space> with the exclamation mark sign, so that ...
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What is the proper use of several \seealso in the same index entry with makeindex?

If one uses \index{invariant!\relax|seealso{Lorentz invariance}}% \index{invariant!\relax|seealso{speed of light}}% in a .tex file, the makeindex program produces a warning in the .ilg file, when ...
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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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Index with multind, polyglossia and right-to-left twocolumn

I use the multind package (to produce several indices..I know it's obsolete but...) to produce an index in Arabic language, and I obtain the index in twocolumns but written in LTR mode. How can I ...
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imakeidx \see clash with \backmatter

I wonder if someone could explain what's happening in the following MWE, where the use of \backmatter will make disappear the index crossed-refs (\see and \seealso commands); try uncommenting ...
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Multiple index entry

I want to know what is the proper way to do multiple indexes in languages where the adjectives come after the subject. For example in english if I want to index the inverse function I can do: ...
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Problems when making index

I am using makeidx and my own version of minitoc.ist to make an index in a report. Although it is my own version of the file, they are identical. I did not want to make any changes in the original ...
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Trace where all commands are used

I am currently coauthoring papers so I need to work on a tex manuscript that is shared by all of us. The problem is that, since the paper is long, I may very easily look over some place where my ...