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I compile my project using TeXstudio. This works fine except for the index. The idx-file is generated by there is always a warning saying No file MYFILE.ind. If I call makeindex MYFILE.idx from cmd the ind file is generated. Seems to me that makeindex is not called during compilation. How can make makeindex called during compilation process?

Edit: Considering the answer it now compiles indices from within TeXstudio. Hope this helps.

My updated configuration settings

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    I don't think makeindex is included in the automatic compilation, this answer will show you where to look if you want to change it: tex.stackexchange.com/q/208532/3929, usually it is just easier to hit F12 manually – daleif Mar 10 '16 at 11:31
  • Thank you, I changed "txs:///pdflatex" to "txs:///pdflatex | txs:///makeindex" in order to have it called from within the build chain. This works if I compile twice. I checked the icon the compile it twice automatically but it still does not work in the first run. I guess this is supposed to be like this?! – Michael S. Mar 10 '16 at 12:27
  • Pass, I do not use this editor, for the most part I compile using the latexmk script (direct part of TeX Live), it handles all compilation, bibtex, makeindex whenever needed – daleif Mar 10 '16 at 12:37
  • You probably need to figure out exactly what txs:///compile does. – daleif Mar 10 '16 at 12:41
  • txs:///pdflatex | txs:///makeindex | txs:///pdflatex already works in one run, txs:///latexmk wants me to install Perl. Can you link a post on how to do that properly? – Michael S. Mar 10 '16 at 12:42
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I don't know if this is still relevant, but in the latest version of TeXstudio, namely v2.12.6, you can compile the index under >Tools>Index.

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