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

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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} ...
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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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How to use xindy with XeTeX/LuaTeX?

According to Xindy revisited: Multi-lingual index creation for the UTF-8 age (TUGboat), “if one has a raw index file that was produced by [XeTeX], one can use xindy; it will ‘just work’.” ...
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How to move from makeindex to xindy?

Is there an easy, lightweight way to manage multiple glossaries and indices using xindy rather than makeindex? Everything works currently using makeindex, but it's not as nice as it could be. I'm fine ...
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XeLaTeX, xindy, imakeidx “Could not find file ”tex/inputenc/utf8.xdy"

I'm trying to use XeLaTeX, imakeidx and xindy for a german book with multiple indexes. Based on an answer on this page, (which works) I tried to switch to xelatex and imakeidx. Calling xelatex ...
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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 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 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 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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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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Which is the encoding of the default .xdy

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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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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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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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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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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Multiple language index in XeLaTeX

I would like to make an index with keywords in different languages. What should be the options for xindy?
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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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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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Problems with xindy and glossaries

I'm having a bit of a problem creating a glossary. I'm working with a MacBook using Mountain Lion OS 10.8.3, I've installed MacTeX 2012 and details about xindy are: xindy release: 2.4 xindy script ...
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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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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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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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Using texindy within paths containing diacritics

I wonder if it is possible to use texindy in project where the project path contains umlauts, e.g. /Users/Tobi/Desktop/äbc/test/. With this path I get an error message: Tobis-Mac:test Tobi$ texindy ...
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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). ...
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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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Xindy error: “A” does not name a letter group

I have a problem with calling the makeglossaries script. Here is a MWE: % !TeX program = xelatex % !TeX encoding = utf-8 % !TeX spellcheck = ru_RU \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article} ...
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glossaries in French

I try to get a glossary in French. So I started with a sample (in english) from glossaries package. I run latex then makeglossaries then latex (x2), everything was fine with the sample. I run the same ...
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Indexing through texindy in imakeidx with custom .xdy style fails to produce desired order in index

I am trying to produce an index using texindy through the imakeidx make that follows the Sanskrit alphabetical order. I am working in XeLaTeX. I created a custom .xdy style file to be called as an ...
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Indexing all initial and non-initial words

Please save your time and energy on this question, a possible solution is provided. I've found a book with two interesting indices. It lists Tamil proverbs and the book indexes all the initial ...
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Xindy as a sorting engine

Please save your time and energy on this task. It's partly solved. Step by step I am trying to solve this question xindy for ancient Egyptian transliteration. There are some interesting side ...
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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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xindy : how to add new letters and lettergroups to the alphabet?

How to define a style file that adds a couple of extra letters to the latin alphabet, and the corresponding lettergroups? I'm using the index package, and compiling the .idx files with texindy like ...
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Texindy sorting Icelandic

I use command texindy -L icelandic -M lang/icelandic/utf8 dict_main.idx to create a list of the names of the photographes, their authors and licenses. But the sorting is not correct (for example ...
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Makeindex without sorting

Can I use makeindex but without sorting? This question looks peculiar but I would like to use index while the index entries (for example \index{Peace} in the document) are already sorted correctly ...
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texindy equivalence to makeindex settings

I'm currently using makeindex to generate an index and was advised by @egreg to use xindy instead to properly manage accents in French. However, I can't find how to reproduce my current settings: ...
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Xindy: Encapsulations for Index

Well, I struggled to improve my index generated by Xindy. I tried to add several entries with bold page numbers by using \index{...|textbf} as classified in latex-loc-fmts.xdy, without any success. ...
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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 Vietnamese utf8 index with make-rules in xindy package

I am using the xindy package to compile the index containing Vietnamese. It works fine except the order within words. The "standard" order is accepted as the following, which is different from the ...
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glossaries special sorting for one glossary

In my document I use several glossaries, one of which is for the nomenclature. I have some special wishes for the sorting of this glossary. The easist way to achieve what I want is if I could give the ...
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Xindy cannot be executed [duplicate]

Trying to run \makeglossaries after I've already compiled the file with pdflatex gives me the error: **Call to xindy failed*** Check 'settings.glg' for details In the file 'settings.glg' this is ...
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Xindy with XeLaTeX gives error message

I would like to run XeLaTeX with Xindy. Therefore I copied the example in question How to use xindy with XeTeX/LuaTeX?. I used the code from where this is written (Herbert’s answer), but I used ...
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How to fix this error when launching texindy in windows using TeXstudio editor?

I noticed that recently, when I launch texindy using the shortkey in TeXstudio F12 it throws an error: Process started: texindy.exe usage: texindy.pl [-V?h] [-qv] [-iglr] [-d magic] [-o ...