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

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Problem with \index in align environment

Please compile the following MWE. As you will then see, the typesetting of $\mu^{\otimes\downarrow n}$ in the index is strange! \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{imakeidx} ...
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Define aliases for indices

We defined the following command to generate an index for a publication \newcommand{\markindex}[1]{\index{#1}#1} In a text, it is however possible that one uses synonyms interleaved (e.g.), ...
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Losing index with \papercolor [closed]

After LateX has generated an index properly, I changed the color of some pages. LateX failed to generate the index. Is there incompatibility somewhere? Please advise. I am using \documentclass{book}.
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Indexing with Biblatex: including editors as well

Consider the example below and its output. Two works are cited, but biblatex seems to include only one person in the index. It took me a while to find the pattern behind that behaviour in the 300-page ...
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Indexing complex [postnote] contents with biblatex

I am currently using biblatex to produce an index of ancient authors, like so:- Author, On Conundrums, II, 77.3--5, 1 II, 77.10--12, 2 II, 100, 5--6, 3 Where II is the volume number ...
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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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imakeidx problem when compiled using Texniccenter

I am using imakeidx to customize my index of my thesis. I tried looking for the solution but the nearest I can get is more or less similar question posted by one of the user in this community, pyro. I ...
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Make a Index for a report

I have to put a index on my report because the report is too long. How I create and what packages I have to use to make a index for a report? I need a index appropriate to a report. I wanna the index ...
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messy index in texlive 2015

I used the texlive for writing my book in persian (by using xepersian). For index I used xeindex package. My index is very messy and the numbers are disoriented and the words are not in the determined ...
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Record multiple indexes in the table of contents

I have a document with multiple indexes. All of the indexes should be mentioned in the table of contents (as well as similar elements such as the bibliography). I use the index package to define ...
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Using package hyperef prevent index entry to appear

The answer proposed in the post How can I automatically add index entries every time I reference a glossary entry? works beautifully as it is, and the 'Basic entry' example appears in both the ...
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Russian & English index via pdfLaTeX

I have MWE with index consisting of 2 parts - english and russian. Everything is ok, but I'd like to get these 2 parts in another order, russian part of index firstly, then english part of index. ...
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Alphabetize index subentries with references

I'm able to print an index alphabetically. However, if I use \ref in the index entry, the subentries are not in alphabetical order. I'd like Module 3 entry to come after Module 2 entry. How can I tell ...
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Indexing slovenian language

I am in trouble. I would like to organise index by texindy for slovenian language, but reactions are highly unstable. If I use … \usepackage[texindy]{imakeidx} \makeindex[intoc, columns=2, ...
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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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Indexing with hyperref and roman page numbers

A document I'm writing needs an index. This is fine... except that the 'front matter' has roman page numbers, which appears to be messing things up. On compilation, I get the warning 'pdfTeX warning ...
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Page order in list of acronyms with roman numbering

I have a document with three parts and different numbering: small roman numbers, arabic numbers and capital roman numbers. When printing the list of acronyms, the page order of an entry is always ...
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Tags, like on TeX.SE, but with the ability to show or hide both the tag--document structure and associated text, as in the multiaudience package

The term "tags" can be understood to mean that which is used to organize and make text more understandable (as in TeX.SE). The term "tags" can also be understood as something used to manipulate the ...
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Making varindex collapse single items

I use the package varindex in order to build the index for my thesis. Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{makeidx} \usepackage{varindex} \makeindex ...
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Hyperref and imakeidx do not work together

I use imakeidx package to generate index in my document. I'd like to add hyperlinks into my Index, but it seems to me that hyperref and imakeidx do not work together. For example, this code doesn't ...
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How to include biblatex \nocite authors in authors index

Occasionally using biblatex I want to reference an authored work (i) without including a formal citation in the text, while (ii) including the work in the bibliography, and (iii) including all of the ...
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Suppressing comma in one index entry

I have a line that says \index{flamingo's ``knee''}. As one would expect, it produces an entry flamingo’s “knee”, 3 in the index. Unfortunately the publisher wants it to be flamingo’s ...
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imakeidx: truexindy not found

When I run imakeidx with \usepackage[truexindy]{imakeidx} I get the following error: sh: truexindy: command not found. Not sure what is going here. This is with an up to date TL2015 on OSX.
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Redefine \section to be added to the index automatically

I would like to have my section headers to be listed in the index by default. So i tried to redefine the \section command like this \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{makeidx} ...
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Using imakeidx with custom page numbering

I am using the imakeidx package to generate an index for some course notes. The problem is that the document uses a different page numbering system: it is divided into "lectures" and numbers the pages ...
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Auto-generate label and index for description environment

\begin{description} \item [\textsc{abandon}\label{abandon}\index{abandon}] \textit{verb} desert, leave behind \end{description Is it possible to automate the above process in such a way that the ...
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Pandoc LaTeX to epub with glossaries, pagenotes, indexs with links, and other features

I have a LaTeX document that has to be compiled several times to include all the toc, references, glossaries, pagenotes, general index, and author index with links to the locations in the book. I can ...
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Double analytics index

Is there a way to create two different analytics index? I need that some specific words have to belong to the first index and the others to the second one. PS: I'm using makeidx package
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custom analytics index

I need to customize the analytics index. First of all I need to split the item in 2 parts: the second part should be visible both in the page and in the analytics index page and the first part is the ...
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Collect equations for a cheat sheet

Physics exams typically have a cheat sheet up front, followed by the problems, which are formatted as lists. I have amassed a test bank of problems, which reside in a folder that contains files, each ...
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A to Z Navigation menu or bar in the Index

I would like to add a clickable navigation bar or menu (from A to Z) to my index (prefarably on the margin, please see attached image). I got (and liked) the idea from Nicola L. C. Talbot's book: ...
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two column index overflow [closed]

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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Occasionally wrong page numbers for index entries

I have observed that sometimes entries appear in the index not listed with the page number of the page where they are actually displayed, but with the page number increased by one. Apparently that is ...
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Doesn't print index

I can't seem to solve my issue. I don't know what's wrong with my code, it wont print the index in the final pdf, my code is (I've got an extra .tex with a chapter, where i've got several ...
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How to customize index with \splitidx

I am trying to create several indexes with splitidx package and I have not been able to find out if and how I can do the following things: sort one of indices with respect to the order of appearance ...
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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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How to not repeat word in \index

To make index I have to write word two times, \documentclass[12pt,oneside]{book} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} This will not print \index{anything} !!! However it will make an ...
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A way to get the number of footnotes on current page?

Is there one? (I want this because I want to make the index format 7 n.\,1 if there is more than one note on the page and 7\,n. PS. More clearly stated, as requested: could one define a macro ...
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Indexing footnotes [duplicate]

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} Cheese\footnote{\index{cake}cake.} \printindex \end{document} This produces the entry cake, 1, with no indication that the ...
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Genealogy System

I'm writing a family history, and I want to do something like this: for every person I have a chapter, and every person is identified by a unique code. For example something like this: ...
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Change top level grouping of an index

In the "Name Index" there are only a few possible categories: "animal", "artists", "mineral" and "plant", in this example. For just this "Name Index", how do I eliminate the "A", "M" and "P" letter ...
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why \see and \seealso “overwrites” page number?

Why \see and \seealso overwrites page number? Can i redefine indexing command to keep page number(s) before see output? Something like: Cats 1,3,6-7 see also Dog MWE form this site: ...
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Make only top level index entry searchable

In one of my indices it really would be nice if searching only matched the top level index entries. One way would be to make the index entires images, but wondering if there is an easier way? And if ...
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How to create an index for a book that includes code chunks

I'm in the process of creating an index for a book that includes R code chunks. I'd like to include certain R functions that appear in these chunks in the index, so I assume I have to place the \index ...
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How to display index entries on the same line as the text being indexed

Is it possible to let showidx display index entries on the same line as the text being indexed? It seems not as makeindx.pdf says: This macro actually typesets the box containing all the index ...
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Songbook \makeTitleIndex: Page number vs song number

I created a songbook using the songbook package. As stated in the manual I added a \makeTitleIndex command to the preamble of my songbook. It creates a .tIdx file containing song titles and song ...
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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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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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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 ...