a flexible indexing program for generating book-like indexes in TeX and LaTeX, the roff-family, SGML/XML-based systems

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Making and sorting index for Russian

Trying to make index with Russian words, MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[T1, T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english, russian]{babel} \usepackage[xindy]{imakeidx} ...
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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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Turn “page number to index” on and off in glossaries

In the following MWE, despite having the option indexonlyfirst, the page numbers still goes to the acronym list after I reset all first use flags using \glsresetall, thus giving me It there a way ...
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How to redefine the “Numbers” group in glossaries

In this question:, Customising glossary group titles , it have been instructed how to redefine group names of glossaries printed from the glossaries package using the function ...
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How to sort glossaries entries by alphabetical order then by order of appereance

I would like my glossaries entries to be sorted by alphabetical order, and, if some entries have identical sort keys, by the order they are called in the text. Any way to do this ? Here is the MWE, ...
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How to use Miktex's Xindy package?

Using the package manager one can install a package titled tex2xindy binaries. However, the executable tex2xindy.exe is installed to miktex\bin\x64\internal\ and is thus not added to the system path. ...
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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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How can I use xindy on a system with libncurses.so.6?

My GNU/Linux system (Arch) now has libncurses.so.6 rather than libncurses.so.5. But I have upstream's vanilla TeX Live (fully updated) and xindy wants libncurses.so.5: xindy --version produces ...
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Problem with texindy under miktex2.9 with portable perl interpreter

I want to use miktex's texindy with portable miktex and portable perl interpreter (Win8.1). Fist: I create texindy.bat @echo off REM batch file to run "texindy.exe" after adding path to portable ...
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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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Indexing Polish characters

I would like to generate an index with Polish glyphs (ś, ć for example) but LateX treats those fonts as symbols and they appear at the beginning of the index. My code is: ...
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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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texindy style file: adding space between grouped entries

Thanks to a number of great texindy questions here on stackexchange, I have imakeidx working nicely within xelatex using splitindex and custom xindy style files. However, I've run across one ...
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small caps roman numbers for index entries with xindy and hyperref

Considering the following example: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex %\usepackage[hyperindex=false]{hyperref}%doesn't help \usepackage{hyperref} %commenting out this one would ...
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Defining glossary entries on the fly?

I am using glossaries package and Xindy to generate glossaries in Persian. Do I have to separately define the words to be included in the glossary? I tried to define a command that defines the entry ...
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Duplicate Index Entries

I'm just starting to experiment with indexes, not very successfully yet. I am getting lots of duplicate entries, I suppose because of hyphenation. See my example below, which I've made from a grep of ...
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Indexing and \footcite prenotes [duplicate]

I am indexing a big latex project (with xindy). I use biblatex for the bibliography and the command \footcite for the references. Sometimes, I write long prenotes which contain some words to be ...
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Missing glossaries entry despite using \glsaddall

Some glossary entries do not show up. But I am using \glsaddall. What am I missing here? \documentclass[10pt,ngerman]{scrbook} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} ...
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Sorting of bibliography and index [duplicate]

In the following MWE, I want the bibliography to be sorted by the last name, first name of the first author/editor, and first name, last name of subsequent authors. In the attached image, they are ...
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Sorting author index made using biblatex, removing letter group headings

Here is the MWE. Once I added [xindy] while calling imakeidx, the sorting is fixed. But now xindy puts letter headings to each group. How can I get rid of those? \documentclass{memoir} ...
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compilation errors when using glsaddall

When I compile the example below I got the error: ! undefined control sequence <write> (indexentry :tkey (\glo@computer@index) : locref "{}{\gls@numberpage}"... MWE ...
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mactex 2015 : xindy doesn't find module

since I was moving from MacTeX 2014 to MacTeX 2015, xindy is not able to find any module. Any texindy -L english -C utf8 animal.idx makes Cannot locate xindy module for language english in ...
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Transfer a makeindex example to a xindy example

I use makeindex for 25 years and I know it isn't perfect. Since xindy is now available also for MiKTeX, I would be happy to switch to this more modern and flexible index processor. Now, I'm looking ...
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Which Perl to install for Xindy with MiKTeX (on Windows)?

Please, read the question before marking it as duplicate. Since June 2015, xindy is finally included in the MiKTeX distribution for Windows. Unfortunately, this does not mean that you can use xindy ...
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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 ...
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Sorting Icelandic index correctly using LaTeX (accented characters after non-accented)

I'm using Xindy to make an index for my book. 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-accented characters (a e i o u ...
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Xindy and MiKTeX: empty raw index file

I try to use xindy in MiKTeX. When I compile \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} test\index{test}\index{text} \printindex \end{document} with latex ...
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How do I use xindy with XeTeX and hyperref?

Unfortunately, as in this post, I can't get it to “just work”; is there some additional code needed to make it work with hyperref? I used this on a XeLaTeX'd document (with hyperref) xindy -M ...
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MiKTeX and Xindy problems

Today's updates of MiKTeX include Xindy (at last!). This is great news, but unfortunately I can't get it to work. With the following minimal example: \documentclass{article} ...
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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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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 ...
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Xindy and custom Hyperref index entries

My goal is to have index entries that provide hyperlinks to specific examples on a page, using xindy. This follows from an earlier question; that question has code that works with makeindex. It ...
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Xindy doesn't sort keywords properly

I am preparing an index with entries that use the International Phonetic Alphabet (which largely consists of lowercase Latin letters, but with additions. I have specified my desired sort order in an ...
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xindy and location attribute priority

With this MWE idx file: \indexentry{chat!sauvage}{1} \indexentry{chat!sauvage}{2} \indexentry{chat!sauvage}{3} \indexentry{chat!sauvage|textbf}{3} I obtain, with texindex -L french, the following ...
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path for own .xdy file

when I a put a .xdy in the current folder, texxindy find it well. However, if a put it in <localtexmf>/xindy, texindy don't find it. Is it possible to have a personnal styles in a ...
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Which is the encoding of the default .xdy file

In order to create my own system of group letter with xindy, I am looking to the default files. For examples the files xindy/modules/lang/french/utf8.xdy. But ... I am not able to know which is the ...
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Makeindex-style for list of acronyms (glossaries)

I'm a LaTeX newbie using this example provieded by Tom Brien to combine some of my acronyms with their glossaries-entries. I would like to change the style of the acronyms-list to make it looks like ...
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formatting names in an index so that they appear in small caps

here is my question : Can I modify the presentation of people's names in my index ? Informations about my document I am using the package imakeidx with xindy. I have two indexes, people's names in ...
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exotic error with xindy: “no slot named BASE:…”

I ran into the error when compiling the same files on a desktop and a laptop. I run XeTeX as part of MikTeX 2.9. The MWE test2.tex is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \makeindex ...
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Explicitly call Xindy for glossaries package to create list of symbols

Using the glossaries package I've added a user defined glossary: \newglossary[slg]{symbols}{sym}{sbl}{List of Symbols} I've manually build the list of symbols using xindy but I just cannot find the ...
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ToC style of glossary: dots between cross-refs and page ref

I use the glossaries package for acronyms and a notation list. I'd like a ToC style for my glossaries, meaning with trailing dots up to the left side of the page and the reference of the first use ...
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Error compilling with Xindy ?

I try compilling Xindy document at LaTeX and my MWE like this : \documentclass{article} \usepackage[xindy]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newglossaryentry{gloss}{ ...
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Error “cannot locate xindy module for language persian in codepage utf8” in making glossary

I'm trying to make a glossary in my document. My glossary is not printed and it's an empty page. To compile the glossary I read that I had to make a custom user command in TexMaker: xindy -L ...
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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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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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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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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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Using xindy with texindy.xdy

This is a follow up on How to use xindy with XeTeX/LuaTeX?. When I use this MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} Umlaut Ä\index{Ä} ...
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Where to save a xindy style?

What is the best place to save a xindy style file (.xdy)? I read about XINDY_SEARCHPATH but what if I can’t change it because I’m only the developer and have no access to the users settings or when I ...
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Issue with acronym being only a math mode symbol in glossaries with xindy

I am using glossaries package to create a list of abbreviations. I need to use xindy because otherwise the character \"{o} breaks an acronym by being in the definition (and it sorts them better). ...