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idxlayout is a package providing configurable index layout

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Is There a Command Analogous to \addtocontents{toc}{text} for an Index?

I would like to be able to add a comment to an Index. For example, say I have the index: produced by the code \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex \usepackage{idxlayout} \...
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How to Have \idxlayout Not Treat \dotfill as Part of the Index Entry?

I am trying to incorporate the effect of \dotfill in producing an Index with the idxlayout package. I have tried this very (basic) approach: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex ...
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Replacing the Page Number in Certain Index Entries with `ib.'

Is there a simple way to have the page number of an index entry indicated by ib. when the previous entry specifies the same page number; for example: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{imakeidx} \...
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Incompatible versions of luatex problem

When I run the code below, I get an error about Package ifluatex Error: Name clash, \ifluatex is already defined. Oddly, it says the error is on line 174, but there are not that many lines in the ...
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Unwanted white spaces between index entries

I have a very long index and I'm using a layout which you can find here, with an MWE: Fix the layout of index with imakeidx: a new implementation. It prints here and here unwanted white spaces ...
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Customized style of index with idxlayout package and abshang option

In another question I asked how to get custom delimiters with the idxlayout package using the singlepar option: I would ask if it is possible to mantain the same delimiters with the option abshang, ...
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idxlayout customized delimiters

I'm using the packages imakeidx and idxlayout (the latter with "singlepar" layout) and I'm trying to customize the default delimiters. My aim is to obtain different delimiters for subitem and ...
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Vertical spacing in index with idxlayout

I have some trouble formatting my index with idxlayout. As my MWE demonstrates, the vertical spacing between the entries is inconsistent. For example the vertical spacing among the entries of ...
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How to adjust layout of the first page of index?

In my book I have a page with index. The content of it exceeds one page only with two items, so I would like to decrease some vertical spaces on this page to hold the whole index on this page. By ...
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LaTeX: Unbalance imakeidx

My problem is: I have a huge index and I don't want to balance it. I have 12 indices and use this package: \usepackage[noautomatic, nonewpage]{imakeidx}. See picture attached to understand what I ...
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Different number of columns in multiple indices

For a book project I have created two indices using imakeidx. In addition, I am using idxlayout to control the layout of the indices. I would like the first index to be two columns and the second ...
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Index layout: on the same line when only one subitem

I am making an index for my document using \makeindex. And in my document I have subindex entries like : \index{word1!subword11} \index{word1!subword12} But when there is only one subentry in the ...
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Undefined control sequence \ifnumcomp and idxlayout

I am struggling with idxlayout for generating a formatted index (my intent is to be able to group all subentries in one paragraph). Here is a minimal example: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \...
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Publishers and Talmud layout

a) What software do publishers use for creating the complex layout of the Talmud? Here is a picture of what it looks like: b) Can anyone recommend to me a software that's easy to use for this?
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Adding dot leaders in index

How do I get the indexing (which I have set to 1 column) to use dot leaders? I have seen questions relating to tocloft, but this is for the TOC and not the index. Is there an idxlayout command I can ...
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Index heading style is different

I have document like this (MWE): \documentclass[10pt,twoside,final]{book} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage[hang,flushmargin]{...
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No page break after index with idxlayout

In the idxlayout manual I read that the memoir class with twocolumn options forces a page break after the index. Is there any way around this behavior? I would like the following to remain on one page,...
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How to number the index with tocbibind and idxlayout?

I'm trying to number the index section in my document. If I use only tocbibind it works perfectly, but once I add idxlayout, it doesn't work. idxlayout doesn't have a numindex option like tocbibind. ...
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memoir, adjmulticol, three column index

For my book i use memoir document class with asymmetric page layout (spinner margin is half of outer margin). For index i change text width with adjmulticol to have a place for index in three column ...
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Change index font size with imakeidx

I know I can change the index font size combining the imakeidx package with the idxlayout package like this: \usepackage{imakeidx} \usepackage[font=footnotesize]{idxlayout} However I was wondering ...
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Balancing columns, last page of index (using memoir class)

I've just received (very final, I hope) editing requests from the production people at CUP, and -- at the last minute -- they are asking for the two columns of the final page of the index of my book ...