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

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Guidelines for creating an index

This is not necessarily a LaTeX-only question, and it is a bit open-ended, but given that this community is clearly very detail-oriented, and it is a general-interest question, I think that this is a ...
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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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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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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 non-...
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How to make dictionary finderlist with glossaries or index packages?

I am making a bilingual Pohnpeian-English dictionary using XeLaTeX and I am trying to find a way to generate an English finderlist. So far I have the Pohnpeian to English section coded 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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Altering index sort order in bibleref

Original post: The bibleref package affords tidy citation and indexing of Bible passages; sort order is by default alphabetical by book. According to the documentation, one can change the to another ...
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Why does \let\oldindex not work in this code?

This is a follow-up question to: How to make indexed words clickable in the text? I'm having two problems with the code given by @Stephen. If I use the following code to redefine the \index ...
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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 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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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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Practically, where to put \index?

I use vim-latex. For the sake of SyncTeX, I usually format my paragraphs into separate lines, using a customized gqip. I used to put \index after the term to be indexed, as suggested here. For ...
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Repeating top-level index entries on the next column (done right)

Yes, I want exactly the same thing as in this question. However, I'm trying to get rid of the following three issues with repeatindex/afterpage: afterpage causes loathsome small vertical space after ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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1) suppress pagebreak between index entry and subentry 2) first and last entry in page header

I am using makeid on documentclass book. The resulting index is fine, but page breaks occur between a main entry and subentries. A subentry may occur as an orphan at the top of page/column, and a main ...
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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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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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How to do a simple index?

I use \usepackage{makeidx} in the document header. I use COVER, in this page is the `cover\index{ccover}, and the ship\index{sship} is inside that image and finally \printindex before \end{...
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seealso package don't run with my index command

I built (with your help in this conversation) a command to have an index with historical dates & events, index in time order like a timeline. In this artisanal command, I have firstly only dates ...
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How to automatically generate a list of linguistic examples with package linguex?

I am using the linguex package to present linguistic examples. However, I would like to make an appendix at the end which contains all the examples I've used and the page information. I am asking ...
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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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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 \def\Index{\varindex()...
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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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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 \index[terms]...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Russian for bibleref

I am trying to use bibleref for Russian book, and I want to have short references like 1 Кор. 13:1-3 inside the main text, and one separate index of bible references that will be sorted accoridng to ...
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How to turn off hyperindex in memoir?

How can I keep hyperref from inserting |hyperpage to my idx file in memoir? \documentclass{memoir} \xindyindex % The memoir manual mentions this command but it doesn't seem to do anything. \...
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How to get index for non-numerical pages with xepersian quickindex option?

I want to use index in a book, so I tried this: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[quickindex]{makeidx} \makeindex \usepackage{xepersian} \settextfont[Scale=1]{Arial} \setlatintextfont[Scale=1]{Arial} \...
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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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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 c.\index[i]{c}\index[i]{...
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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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imakeidx: Hyperlink both the index title and the page number

I am creating my index using makeindex. Using hyperref, the page numbers within the index are correctly linked to the corresponding page. However, I also would like the index title (i.e. the keyword) ...
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How to set page number in index page?

I am new to latex, i want to set page number to bottom of the index page. How can i achieve this? If any one give me a sample code means that will helpful for me.
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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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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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indexing with sed using less brittle \gls and \acs and \index commands

I'm writing a book for which I produce sections for glossaries, acronyms and index entries using the glossaries, acronym and makeidx packages on a template derived from the Springer book template. To ...
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How to change imakeidx section title without breaking the .ind file creation?

I'm using a macro that messed around with the \section command, breaking \printindex in the process when using imakeidx. I'm pretty sure the problem lies about lines 252-253 in imakeidx.sty: \def\...
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Index references off by two pages

Never seen this before but I have a 400 page latex manuscript where the index references are 2 pages off. Eg they should reference page n, but the index gives n-2. I noticed that if I comment out the ...
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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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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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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 ...