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

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Making the index list in clean thesis

I have a small problem, I am using the clean thesis layout (http://cleanthesis.der-ric.de/) and I was wondering how can I add an index page to it? I tried setting: \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex ...
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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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Imakeidx maintenance [closed]

This message is about the maintenance of imakeidx. I have found a bug in this package, when used in the same time as the bidi package. I have send a proposition to Enrico Gregorio, the author of the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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\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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, ...
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Text between Index or Bibliography title and content

I want to write some text between Index title and content. (also between Bibliography title and content). I tried to redefine the title with the text, but I hope there is a better solution, because ...
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Is there an easy way to hide comma (,) from the end of the indexed words?

I use \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex and then I index a word as \index{word}. After \printindex in the Index it is appear as word, 1 and I want it to appear as word 1 But I don't know ...
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Unable to compile index using OSCOLA bibliographic style

I am trying to generate tables of cases and legislation in a document that cites legal materials. I am using the OSCOLA style for BibLaTeX which generally works well. However, I am having difficulty ...
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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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command for automatically indexing

I'm finishing up my Master's thesis and need to auto-index all similar terms after identifying the first one. ex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} %%%page1 ...
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Xindy and indexentries spanning multiple pages

The Problem I have the following MWE which does the pageranging wrong: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} \index{Eine ...
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Blank insertion of collect package destroys indexing

Let us start with a minimal working example which illustrates my problem. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{collect} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \definecollection{test} \makeatletter ...
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Unable to print index at the beginning of the document

I am trying to compile a 'Table of Cases' and 'Table of Statutes' in the form of an index which should go before the main text. I am using the Oscola package, Biber, and imakeidx to put together the ...
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MakeIndex (first time user) on TeXMaker

I've looked online for how to create an index on LaTeX, and honestly, I have no idea why there isn't any good documentation on it. This reminds me of the time when I was trying to learn how to create ...