{sorting} is about sorting document elements. Use this tag in addition to other tags specifying what should be sorted.

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Sort nomenclature according to description, rather than symbol, whilst using subgroups

I would like to know how to sort a nomenclature according to the description, and not the symbol, whilst still making use of subgroups (e.g. separate groups for subscripts, superscripts etc)? The ...
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Sort subsections alphabetically

We need to make a paper that describes a list of interfaces. The assignment however says we need to sort the interfaces alphabetically. Because this list is quite long (20+) I am looking for a way to ...
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Creating a simple list of symbols

Inspired by this great answer I tried to manually create a glossary-style environment for a simple list of symbols. Basically I wanted to create a command newsymbol that can be executed from anywhere ...
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Custom sorting in biblatex taking type into account

I am using biblatex for the first time, and was looking at the customisation section in the manual, but couldn't find what I was looking for. I want to define a sort order such that all books come ...
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Sorting with biblatex using sortname

I want to use the firstinits=true option of biblatex, and to disable the abbreviations for specific entries, I use {{authorname}}, as recommended in a previous question. However, biblatex is ...
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Sort List of Fixmes by annotation level

I have a couple of questions about the fixme package: I would like the list of fixmes printed using \listoffixmes to be sort by annotation level (that is, sorted by importance). Is there a way to do ...
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Index sorting problem with Vietnamese

I use Texmker 4.1 and Texlive 2013 in my Xubuntu. I use this system to write my teacher's book with the AMS package (gsm in fact), which is in Vietnamese. There is a problem in sorting the index, it ...
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How to sort an alphanumeric list

I have been trying to find a package or a method to sort lists of names in an easy manner in TeX/LaTeX. I have tried some of the routines in the xfor package, as well as looked at some of the new ...
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\ifnumcomp + \ref

I have a definition with 20 cases or so, and a proof about that definition has one case for each case of the definition. I'd like the proof cases to reorder themselves automatically when I reorder ...
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Reverse citation order of two library entries

I have the following problem illustrated by a simple example: If I cite the paper of an author T. Coven in my document, the outcome is 'Coven (2004b)'. If I cite the appendix to this paper, the ...
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BibTex Referncing Number order based on appearence

Today while i tried to add bibliography in bibtex I found problems with sorting like the figure How to solve this kind of error .. I tried to sort based on appearance but failed .. What should i add ...
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How do I sort two glossaries differently? list of acronyms(sort=standard) and list of symbols(sort=use)

I'm using the glossaries package to create a list of acronyms and a list of symbols. I have to do a list of acronyms sorted alphabetically(sort=standard) and a list of symbols ordered by ...
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BibTeX style for the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) – chronological order, authors bold

I am trying to format a bibliography for the ASM journals. I found development.bst, which is similar to the ASM format, but this journal puts the references in alphabetical order and I want the ...
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Sorting references - last names' alphabetical order

I'd like to sort my references alphabetically by last name of the author (firstly Art, then Fart). There's one more thing - I want to have the last names put in the front. I guess the latter can be ...
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Alphabetic sorting fails in biblatex when defining characters with \newcommand

I'm citing an Icelandic guy whose last name has a first character Á (U+00C1). If I write his name in my bibliography with that character code (\char"00C1), the sorting works correctly. If, however, I ...
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Bibtex style help - alphabetical sort

I have found a Bibtex style that suits my requirements very well as it presents my sources exactly how I want. I am using the \nocite{*} command to display all my bibliography sources from my .bib ...
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Indexing: placing the letter sigma in the letter s section

I'm working on the index of my thesis and have the word σ-algebra. I would like this to appear with words starting with s. How can I do this please? Right now it appears at the top. I tried using the ...
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How can I distribute a sorting scheme

I have made a personal sorting scheme for my final bibliography. It's like the nty scheme but anonymous work before the non-anonymous work. As it's a usual need in my field (classical philology) I ...
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Sorting bibliography references using the Vancouver style

I am new to LaTeX and I would like to be able to sort my references with the Vancouver style but I don´t know if I need to include some libraries or do something else? I have searched around the web ...
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How to enter publications “in press”, or “submitted to” in BibTeX?

Is there a convention for how to enter publications that are "in preparation" or "submitted to Some Journal" into a BibTeX database?
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How to force a specific entry to be first in the bibliography?

I'm writing a paper and I need a specific entry in the bibliography go first in the list. The rest of entries should be sorted as usual. I use plain bibliography style and an external .bib file. For ...
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referring the same author [duplicate]

I would like to input items in a bibliography as follows: Author(for example: Mike) item 1: article item 2: book item 3;... How can I do this? Could anybody help me? Thanks in advance. There is ...
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footnote \index

Dear all I think I have a problem with the collation of makeidx. following some suggestions found here I have got in the text something like this \index[p]{Plutarco!demalignitate@\textit{De ...
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Sort bibliography automatically

I did not take care of the alphabetical order when I was adding references to the bibliography. So I have a big list with references not ordered. Is there a way to do it automatically? I use ...
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Sort thebibliography by citation order

Can thebibliography be sorted by citation order? Or is there a solution with an inlined bibliography that can be sorted? Not having an additional .bib file would be preferable. My current ...
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sortname for editor messes up crossrefed entry

In the .bib-file there are two relevant entries -- the crucial point is sortname, for (by using prefix=true) I want to print De Jong, Irene J. F., René Nünlist und Angus M. Bowie but sort the ...
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natbib question: Johnson 1990a, b in order of appearance [duplicate]

I have an issue with the natbib package. In my reference list, multiple entries occur of the same author in the same year. I'd like to control which one is Johnson (1990a), and which one is Johnson ...
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Cannot use nomencl package, makeindex doesn't works with my preamble

Time ago I had an issue with Tikz and mathpazo, building my preamble as a post here recommended. In that way my document could compile once again and well, so on the project grew. So my preamble now ...
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biblatex: Reverse numbering (i.e., count down)

I was wondering if it is possible to get the citation numbers to count down [3] newest item [2] item [1] oldest item in biblatex? I am sorting using either using sorting=none and entering in ...
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Bibtex reverse numbering

For my CV, I would like to reverse number publications (i.e., starting from the total number of publications all the way down to 1). Is this possible with plain LaTeX and BibTeX? This question is ...
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sorting refrences in latex with last name

I am using the natbib package for authoryear style. \citep command for reference and planet as bibliography style. Everything is working as desired, except an author's name in the reference appears in ...
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Sorting and citing names with 'von' prefix using biblatex

Consider a document whose author is "van Beethoven, Ludwig". I'd like to cite it as "van Beethoven" in the text and list it as "van Beethoven" in the references. This could be achieved with ...
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Certain number on reference in text

I am using natbib with unsrtnat for processing bibliography for my thesis. I must prepare short summary of my thesis (about 35 pages out of ~200). It won't include literature overview just summary of ...
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Sort bibliography entries with respect to their logical sequence (part i and then part ii)

In my bibliography I have the following two entries: Hosseini, S.A., Shah, N., 2011a. Enzymatic hydrolysis of cellulose part ii: Population balance modelling of hydrolysis by exoglucanase and ...
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Sorting a list of tokens (not necessarily numerals) in expl3/LaTeX3

I'd like to sort a list of words according to their lexicographical order using expl3 code. My words are in a seq variable that I access in a stack-like manner (this is not relevant, though). I've ...
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How to sort alphabet index in Vietnamese correctly?

I want to use index in Vietnamese Alphabetically. The order must be a, b, c, d, đ, e, ê. But in following code. That order is wrong. The first is "Ê", not "A", the second is "Đ", not "B". How to ...
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Order Bibliography alphabetically (author and titles)

I'm writing a paper using jurabib. The problem I have is that in the bibliography the entries are well sorted by author, but where an author has more than one entry these are not in alphabetical ...
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How to sort text or how to make a tex-based test generator

Suppose I have a long file of a pile of test questions. I want to select a subset and make a test out of them. Of course I could copy/paste. But is there a package that helps to sort and display ...
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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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Sorting scheme for specific entry-types in biblatex

I'm using nty sorting scheme, but I need @proceedings and @inproceedings entries to be sorted by eventtitle before booktitle in @inproceedings and before title in @proceedings. The order should be ...
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Problem with sorting literature order by entry type (misc, book,…) in BiBTeX

EDIT: I edited a "main" file and I added a .bib file. I have problem with BibTeX - concretely with sorting literature order by entry type. The .cls file is HERE and .bst file is HERE. Error: ! ...
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Bibliography references by order of appearance [duplicate]

I am putting together a big document based in many other small ones, and, as it is, I have a lot of references, much more than I wish to order by hand. Is there a way to number these references by ...
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Sectioning bibliography by type of refered item

My promoteur has a very unusual requirement: the bibliography needs to be sorted first by specific type of refered item, next by author and by year of publication. I managed to get this custom ...
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Sorting a table according to values in another table

I have two tables (A and B), both with a string valued column and an integer valued column. What i would like to actually have is a sorted table B sorted by the values of table A. The crucial point is ...
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Sorting with own bibstyle after first author, year, co-author

I'm trying to resort my bibliography, but I'm stuck. At the end it should be sorted alphabetically after the first author, then the year, then the co-author and if that's the same the year should be ...
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How to enumerate in reverse order [duplicate]

I want to enumerate Dave-Letterman Style with the last listed first as in enumerating top ten items and having them listed in 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Is the etaremune package the only way to go? ...
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Order items in enumerate environment automatically

I have a list of almost 300 items in an enumerate environment \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item This is the second item. \item This is the third item. \item This is the ...
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Sort database with datatool

I use the datatool package to read CSV files and print them as tables. Before printing I want to sort the rows. The problem is that the file was written with R and some rows contain normal numbers ...
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Sorting bib entries in amsrefs

Is there any way to automatically sort the entries within a biblist environment? For example sort alphabetically by author names, type of entry, etc. . Unfortunately I haven't found anything in the ...
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Forcing bibliography order

I've a bibliography which include websites. I want to have an alphabetical sort. Thus I use the plain style which do the job great. The problem is websites are less important than others references ...