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

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Missing $ Inserted After Index

I am typing some notes. I ran "makeindex" on my two indices. I PDFLaTeX'd the notes and all was well. Then I added the hyperref package. I then ran "makeindex" to generate my indices by doing ...
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Italicise index entry

I am making an index using makeidx. Is the following not okay? This does not work for me. \index{Brazil!\textit{subentry text}} The same without italics (\index{Brazil!subentry text}) works fine.
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Headers and imakeidx two-columns

I have 2 questions about the layout of my indices & for my index headers : I don't understand why the no indent first or the no page break between the title & the index prologue just after ...
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First & last entries in the index header like a dictionary

I have a question about the layout of my index headers : Is it possible, in the event of a long index, to put the initial letters (like the glossary group) or the first & last top level entries ...
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Index and bad left header

I need help for my index headers : Is it possible to put in the index section the section name, "Index" here, to the left page header (\lehead) ? I imagine something like ...
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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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\allowbreak does not work in \index

I would like to include \allowbreak in an \index entry but I can't get it to work. The \allowbreak is changed to \penalty \z@ in the .idx file, which corrupts the generated index. How can I solve ...
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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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How should we 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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Index is not printing in PDF output

First things first, here is MWE: \documentclass[12pt,oneside]{book} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} \chapter{\index{intorduction}Introduction} \blindtext This ...
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Add index item by macro

I am struggling with creating a macro that would enable me to create index items by macro. From a former post (LaTeX: is it possible to create a macro to add words to index (using TexMaker)?) I have ...
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Xindy and german babel shorthands “-, ”= etc

I'm using XeLaTeX, imakeidx and xindy, and I'd like to use shorthand like "- and "= in the index entries (soft and hard hyphen allowing hyphenation within component words, from [ngerman]babel). I ...
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Different number of columns in multiple indices

For a book project I have created two indices using imakeidx. In addition, I am using idxlayout to control the layout of the indices. I would like the first index to be two columns and the second ...
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Sorting Icelandic index correctly using LaTeX (accented characters after non-accented)

I'm using Xindy to make an index for my book. It sorts the words mostly correctly, but it doesn't sort accented characters (i.e. á é í ó ú ý) after the corresponding non-accented characters (a e i o u ...
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How can I stop index section inheriting header from bibliography?

In a book I'm just completing, I finish with a bibliography and index. And the problem which I simply can't fix is that the index section has a running header which says BIBLIOGRAPHY instead of ...
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\index and \citep

Using the makeidx package, I would like to use \index to include an author's name in my appendix. I do not want to use the authorindex package to create a separate author index. If I include ...
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makeindex and fourier's mathbb

In the example document below the second index entry produces the warning !! Input index error (file = j.idx, line = 2): -- Extra `@' at position 11 of first argument. on running makeglossaries ...
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Indexing a non-utf-8 encoded file (ANSI) with special characters

I'm using xindy to make an index for my book, which is in Icelandic. It sorts the words mostly correctly, but it doesn't sort accented characters (i.e. á é í ó ú ý) after the corresponding ...
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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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Placing a PDF bookmark to the index page?

Using \usepackage{hyperref}and the \pdfbookmark[0]{...}{...} command you can place a PDF bookmark just before the index page generated with \printindex (Sometimes it will point to the empty page ...
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Why does makeindex input a spurious whitespace in footnote?

I want to have an entry $r_{\infty}$ in the index. When I mention it inside a footnote, there's an added whitespace ($r_{\infty }$). This results in multiple entries in the index. Here is a minimal ...
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What does this mean in LaTex?

I'm trying to read the most recent changes in the C++ Standard on this page. Very close to top, you'll find the following line of command (I'm just guessing about the name of this entity). What does ...
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How to define a newcommand for this type of indexing?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \newcommand{\key}[1]{ #1 \index{#1} } \begin{document} \cleardoublepage This shows \key{1.1},\key{1.2},\key{1.3},\key{1.4},\key{2}. % ...
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I want to use latex to write a big document with three types of tables

Very concise (vague) question: (4th edit) I want to use latex to write a big document with three types of tables (tableA,tableB,tableC), over time (dates), indexed by many keys(key1,key2,key3,...). ...
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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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Index sorting problems with Vietnamese

I have trouble with sorting my index since it is in Vietnamese. I know, this question has been asked already but the problem is that I don't really understand the answer - it seems so complicated... I ...
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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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add “Chapter, Appendix” words to the autogenerated index

Hi I want to add the words Chapter: Appendix: etc... to the index, because the autoindex only shows the number of the chapter, i found this trick \usepackage{tocloft} ...
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errors with makeindex: Conflicting entries: multiple encaps for the same page under same key

I have six errors of the same type. What must I do to get rid of them: Warning (input = engverxml.idx, line = 163; output = engverxml.ind, line = 786): -- Conflicting entries: multiple encaps ...
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How to use xindy with XeTeX/LuaTeX?

According to Xindy revisited: Multi-lingual index creation for the UTF-8 age (TUGboat), “if one has a raw index file that was produced by [XeTeX], one can use xindy; it will ‘just work’.” ...
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How to move from makeindex to xindy?

Is there an easy, lightweight way to manage multiple glossaries and indices using xindy rather than makeindex? Everything works currently using makeindex, but it's not as nice as it could be. I'm fine ...
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Index layout: on the same line when only one subitem

I am making an index for my document using \makeindex. And in my document I have subindex entries like : \index{word1!subword11} \index{word1!subword12} But when there is only one subentry in the ...
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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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index hyperlink not pointing to correct page

In the MWE below, the hyperlink from the index page does not take you to the correct page to where the index is: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lipsum, fancyhdr} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex ...
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Words starting with non-letter character in index

When indexing using makeidx, what should I do with terminology starting with a non-letter character? E.g. "†-category", which one would expect appearing before the letter A.
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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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\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} ...