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

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Adding map index to an index of toponyms

I have a book with a lot of toponyms and several maps at the end. I have made an index of toponyms using package multind and a lot of commands like \index{geo}{Australia} inside the text. I use ...
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Strange sorting of Greek letters using glossaries with xindy

When TeXing the attached MWE using xindy for sorting, the Greek entries are sorted between the Latin letters "R" and "S" while they are sorted after the Latin Letters when not using xindy. How can ...
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What is the best (most robust) way to install a custom Xindy style?

I’m developing a (non-public) custom class which has a comparing Xindy style file (.xdy). I’m installing the class feels etc. according to TDS with a script (or by unzipping to the right directories). ...
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xindy: rules file for arabic language?

Is there any rules file to process an index written in Arabic language? XeLateX generated this .idx-file. \indexentry{ مجموعة الاعداد الطبيعية|hyperpage}{٣} \indexentry{القيمة المطلقة|hyperpage}{٦} ...
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makeglossaries issue [closed]

I am working on my thesis and I want to make a list of acronyms. When I use \printglossary only some terms are printed and sometimes neither of them! I copy the MWE and then the error that appears ...
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Setting up xindy with texniccenter

I am trying to get xindy to work with texniccenter. I know I'm supposed to build a new output profile but I'm not sure how. I want to make 2 glossaries, one for acronyms and one for symbols. My code ...
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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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Glossaries are not printed

I am trying to make a glossary list using xindy in TexStudio. I have already installed Perl but it does not work. Here is my MWE \documentclass[a4paper,openright,12pt]{book} \usepackage{vmargin} \...
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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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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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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} \indexentry{Aboriginal!...
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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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Normalized / sorted index entries with Xindy

I'm working on a an sorted name register produced by an external program with dozens of entries of one surname. To find the main pages easier I try to colorize it and played with different text styles ...
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xindy not very obedient

It seems that xindy (xindy -L french) does not obey perfectly formed index commands for range. When you want 28--29, you get 28, 29. When you want 136, 137, 138--140, you get 136--140. When you ...
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How to handle `\indexentry{xyz@\texttt{xyz}|textit|hyperpage}{292}` with `xindy`?

I am novice to xindy and I'am trying to process with xindy an idx file which contains entries like this: \indexentry{xyz@\texttt{xyz}|textnormal|hyperpage}{292} Double formatting |textnormal|...
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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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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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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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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 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 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 \newcommand*{\...
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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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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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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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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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How can I convince hyperref and xindy to play together nicely?

I'm using xindy to generate indexes for a manual that gets translated into multiple languages. Unfortunately, hyperref and xindy don't like to play nicely together. I found some older mailing list ...
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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 do....
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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: \documentclass[11pt,...
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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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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} \usepackage[...
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xindy: merge-rule to ignore leading numbers

I use texindy to generate an index. There are several indexed terms with a leading number. I want these terms to be sorted as if the leading numbers weren't there. This I attempted to achieve with ...
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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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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} \usepackage[...
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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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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 \documentclass[a4paper,...
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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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Xindy and german babel shorthands “-, ”= etc

I'm using XeLaTeX, imakeidx and xindy, and I'd like to use shorthand like "- and "= in the index entries (soft and hard hyphen allowing hyphenation within component words, from [ngerman]babel). I ...
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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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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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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 to use Xindy with MiKTeX?

Obsolete since end of June, 2015. As probably widely is known, the indexing tool Xindy is not included in the TeX distribution MiKTeX. Because MakeIndex does not work well with Unicode, but Xindy ...
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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} \usepackage[xindy]{...