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

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How can I have two or more distinct indexes?

I often want to have more than one index in a longer LaTeX document. For instance, I might want a general concept index, an index of named persons, and an index of symbolism. How can I have two or ...
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Strange Error Message “CLOSED INPUT BUFFERED FILE-STREAM CHARACTER” during indexing

I am using the solution from Indexing with Binary Units using siunitx package. This not only solved the specific problem that I had posted but seemed to resolve a numerous other problems as well. ...
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two column index overflow

I have a book, with an index. In the preamble I'm using \makeindex and then, at the end of the book, I'm saying \printindex. Works fine and prints the index in two columns. However, the first column ...
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Put ';' after page number in index

I'm trying to have dictionary like index, where some terms with different variations in text are defined. it seems this is easier with indexing. I try to have subitems of one index item on same line ...
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Indexing with Binary Units using siunitx package

As per How to overwrite siunitx's binary prefixes, any changes to the binary prefixes need to be deferred to be after \begin{document}. However, it seems that if I am using those same binary ...
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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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Multiple Page Index

I'm editing a family history, and the index is quite long. I'm using the tufte class, and have used the full-width fix for a bibliography spanning several pages. However, it's not working for my ...
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Using mdframed to format index entry

I am trying to use an mdframe to format an index entry. If I uncomment the \def\UseMdframeForFormatting{} in the MWE below (which attempts to use an mdframe), then I get the error: Use of \@index ...
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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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change formatting of the index

I am formatting a book which has a fairly extensive index and I am trying to figure out how to change the amount of indent that long lines wrap to. The author wants to cite entire book titles which ...
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input index file not found

Dear experts I am using TeXnicCentre. After compiling, while I get an output pdf file, an error is found that says Could't find input index file *pathname* nor *pathname*.idx I am afraid I cant ...
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Increasing the size of the navigation sidebar text in Beamer (Berkeley theme)

How can I increase the size of the navigation sidebar in Beamer? I'm using the Berkeley theme. I'd only like to change the size of the sections and subsections, keeping the subsection size smaller ...
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biblatex: Index authors with something like indexname (in parallel to indextitle)?

I use biblatex to compile an author index. Some authors publish under several different names, so there are bibfile entries with different author/editor names that I would like to consolidate for the ...
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Beamer. Berkeley. How to move up the rigth index?

How could I move up the rigth index in Beamer? \documentclass[serif]{beamer} \usetheme{Berkeley} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{mathpazo} \makeatletter \beamer@headheight=1.5\baselineskip ...
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beamer - Berkeley. Is possible add another level of index in the upper region?

Un the indexes of beamer. Sections and subsections is possible, but if I want detail 3 or 4 parts in a subsection, showing this in any way, for example... in the upper (in the TITLE-dark region or in ...
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Need index to display custom description environment item name

I am trying to accomplish something like in this question and this question. I have several authors contributing solutions to problems that are numbered using an externally imposed scheme, which I ...
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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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cross-references with xindy

I'm using xindy for my index. And I would like to have cross-references inside. But when I do so, the page number associate to the entry with a cross-reference disappear. Here is a MWE: ...
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Making an indexentry for '+' when '+' is the quote sign for makeindex

The makeindex manual suggests using the + as a quote sign rather then " if one uses german sorting. Now makeindex seems to get confused if I have a real +that is supposed to go to the index. How can I ...
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Best solution for acronmys, abbrevations, glossary and index

I am writing a scientific text/book which will contain acronyms, which should have a glossary and should also have an index. The question is: which LaTeX setup is best for this? Which are the best ...
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Indexing in footnotes and sidenotes in reledmac

To avoid problem mentioned here reledmac-bibleref-entry-in-footnotea-and-line-number-in-index I decided to put bibverses in sidenote. Index still shows number of last line on the page Here is MWE: ...
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reledmac, bibleref entry in footnoteA and line number in Index

When I have bibleref in \Xfootnote and use index, in index entry appears line number of the footnote. I'd prefer instead of line number of footnote would be line number what footnote refers. Or ...
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Indices and References in Lyx

I am currently writing my thesis in LyX and I have a lot of references to use. Since I have no idea how BibTex works and to save time, I put my references as Index entry. However, this will not be ...
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Remove the word “Bibliographie” in Index

In my thesis, the Index has two pages, and at the top on the second page, the word Bibliographie is printed. But it should be Index or just not to print anything at all. I can't not give a MWE. But ...
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How to group similar names in index

I am using the makeidx indexing package. I am trying to make an index and I want to group similar names, like say {continious function, differential function, etc} together, i.e. so that it displays ...
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tex4ht: problem with Index compilation

I have problems with index section. I use tex4ht to compile my manual to html file. In case if makeindex and begin{document}/end{document} commands are located in included file, compilation if ...
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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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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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makeindex doesn't work

I have a file statuts.tex, and I would like to add indexes. Somebody says indexes belong to ams packages, so I did the following: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Cross-Referenced Index/Dictionary

I am undergoing some amateur Greek studies and would like to construct a dictionary of sorts with LaTeX. I would obviously like some sort of alpha-beta-cal listing of vocabulary words I encounter, ...
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Use label as index marker and use nameref to print the value in the index

I have created a name index with the imakeidx package. My question is: Is it possible to add a label as the key for the index and print e.g. \nameref{label} in the index? The pseudo-code could look ...
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How to make an index of people used in the book (with references to page number)

I am writing a book, where I have a lot of persons and some of them has the same name. I have constructed a new documentCommand: \createPerson, that produces a setup for some basic attributes of the ...
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Make Emacs ignore “mismatched” \index parentheses

I'm indexing a LaTeX document using Emacs and AUCTeX and RefTeX. One thing that makes it harder to match delimiters in the document (or to spot mismatched ones) is the propensity of Emacs (or maybe ...
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String to sort index of authors generated with biblatex

I have an index of cited authors generated with biblatex and imakeidx. How can I have this index sorted by the sortkey field in the bib-file, if defined. For indexing titles there is a ...
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Problem with \printindex. No index created

I tried to create an index to a document I write, but when viewing the .pdf output there was no index. Also no error messages were displayed. I managed to find this in the LOG FILE: No file "Actual ...
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Indexing material that appears inside \afterpage

My document contains some landscape-orientation tables that I set inside an \afterpage command. When I try to index material that appears inside these tables, I sometimes end up with duplicate index ...
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Auto generate an Index

Is there any way to auto-gererate an index for the makeidx package? I've written ~270 pages and didn't think of adding \index{} everywhere. Do I really need to go over everything and add \index{}?
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\index inside footnote: How to propagate the footnote number correctly with index package?

We're using the index package in order to get several indexes (name index, subject index, language index), and we're basically happy with it. There's only one obstinate problem: index does not ...
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Why does \verb|“”| in \index{} lead to an error?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{index} \makeindex \begin{document} \begin{figure} \centering \fbox{Diagram placeholder} \caption{\index{quote (\verb|""|)}ok} \end{figure} \printindex ...
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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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surnames in small cap with nameauth package

I use now the \package{nameauth}. I just want to have the same form of names presentation in my work (the first & the other) with only the surname or mononym in small capitals in my text & ...
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Nothing is printing in multind

I am using the following codes to generate index entries, \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,footinclude=true,headinclude=true,openany]{scrbook} % \usepackage{multind} \makeindex{index} ...
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How to print the index entries where we are using splitidx to create index?

I am using the following comments to use multiple indices. But the index page is not coming in the output.. \documentclass{scrbook} % We use article class ... \usepackage{splitidx} % ... and the ...
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Index - Main entry without page number

As you can see in the picture, I am adding index entries to my thesis. However, there are some main entries, like probability or random, are not defined or discussed separately. Only the sub-entries ...
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Indexing support similar to RefTeX

I've been a happy TeXShop user for many years and have hardly felt that it missed anything crucial. But since I'm doing more and more indexing from scratch, I started to look for a tool, that will ...
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Problem with makeindex, italics and whitespace [duplicate]

this code produces two entries for the sub-item in the Index: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} A word\index{A word!Subitem@\emph{Subitem}} and another ...
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Index: How to move letter group heading from the bottom of one column to the next column?

I am using xindy for my index but I get this here: Does anyone know why a single letter (group heading) remains on the bottom of a column? How to force it into the next column? It will be hard to ...
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Index sorted in alphabetical order

I'd like to know why does my index prints in an alphabetical order. EDIT: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[portuguese]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{indentfirst} ...
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Index messing up my page limits

I'm new to LaTex and yesterday I started doing a report and I notice something very weird. When I use /printindex, all the pages next to it got their right margin completely messed up. With Index ...
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Make top-level index entry bold within a macro

I created an index in which some entries have subentries: for those kind of entries I created \ati macro, while for entries without subentries I use another macro. In those entries created by \ati ...