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Package that allows the index or indices, that are usually typeset at the very end of the document, are to be split and sorted so as to include them in the document itself. Note: this requires the `-shell-escape` option

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imakeidx: How can I hyphenate entries of two consecutive pages?

So I'm using imakeidx and everything is going pretty well. By default, the final index delimits page ranges of two or fewer with a comma and three or more with an en-dash. For example: Index ...
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Index entries and ancient Greek language

I'm using the package polyglossia and I'm building the index with imakeidx. One index, which contains greek words, does not follow the correct alphabetical order. How could I do to get a correct ...
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How to disable ranges with makeindex, instead showing list of pages

I'm using imakeidx to create an index, together with makedindex. In case, an entry is indexed in several consecutive pages, a range is shown (e.g., 5-7). How to disable such ranges and show a list ...
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Multiple \seealso under one index entry with imakeidx and texindy

I need to have several seealso under one index entry. I tried several ways to get this work. First variant (see below) produces semicolons between entries but I need commas as separators. Other ...
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Print index entry name in text

I have an article document using indexes like the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} This is a text, and it contains the index entry text.\index{...
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douple counting in imakeidx

I am writting on a scientific paper with genealogical content. Therefore, many many names occur in my file. Hence, I made an index of all names with imakeidx. Now to my problem: Sometimes, two ...
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Help with index (imakeidx) that has a blank line in the left column on the last page

I am typesetting a book that has a Scripture index created using imakeidx. It works fine except that on the last page of the index, the left column is one line lower than it should be, as if it had a ...
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Index in Appendix

I have asked this question in another forum (Link: https://golatex.de/index-im-appendix-t22448.html), but have not received a satisfied answer. I wanted to set my "register of persons" in the appendix ...
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A doubt with makeidx and imakeidx

I was revisiting a .tex file in book style and now I don´t know how the index was created. I´ve the following: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage{ebgaramond} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc}...
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Using xstring to generate index keys

I have a document containing many instances of an environment with a mandatory argument providing a short "tag." These tags are something like "M04", and I've written a macro using xstring which ...
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Eliminate column balancing on last page of index

I am using the solution from How can I prevent a column break before the first sub-entry in the index? in my index. However, that has a bad side effect on the last page of the index in that the index ...
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Apply formatting to selected page numbers of index

I would like to apply a formatting to some of the page numbers in an index. In the MWE below, when I use \index{} the page number should be in black and when I use \MyIndex{} the page number should ...
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\leavevmode@ifvmode undefined for xindy/texindy?

I was getting "The control sequence at the end of the top line" referring to \leavevmodeifvmode for all my entries in an .ind file. Each entry of \indexentry in the idx file is translated to \item \...
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Auto index complicated formulas with catcode

original post Below is the minimally working code for a program that I am working on. My problem is that when I used more complicated code, it doesn't index automatically at the end. \documentclass{...
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How do I fix the error cross-reference-class in texindy?

MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{makeidx} \begin{filecontents*}{tmp.xdy} (markup-index :open "\begin{theindex}\...
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imakeidx in greek

The issue: Using imakeidx for indexing in greek language the result is not in the right alphabetical order. I tried to use xindy-package also, but with no success. The right alphabetical order in ...
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Build an index based on keywords in the bibtex file using `biblatex` and `imakeidx`

As a starting point, there are two examples to build indices grouped on the basis of 'authors and their titles' and 'year of published titles' here. I can also find many examples that use keywords ...
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LaTeX index page range elision [duplicate]

I'm working on a book project using LaTeX and am stuck on a very fine point of style in the index. The publisher wants page ranges in the index to appear in the form 145--52 (rather than 145--152), ...
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What does “quick and dirty hack” by Heiko Oberdiek do?

In my document's preamble I have the following code related to showidx and hyperref, which also appears in many posts on this forum. What is its purpose? %Begin the ``quick and dirty hack'' due to ...
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Showidx gives “Undefined control sequence” error

The following MWE with showidx and imakeidx: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{showidx} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} Test\index{xxxx} \printindex \end{document} generates the ...
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Creating multiple indices with customizable options

I want to create multiple indices with two columns and no clear page in between. I tried the splitidx package, which does not give me the same options as imakeidx, which in turn gives me an "...
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Indexing section with the same label

I want to create an index to get the section, and not the page, in which I put the labels. \begin{filecontents*}{Index.ist} preamble " \\begin{theindex} \\providecommand*\\indexgroup[1]{\\indexspace \...
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Footnote number together with the page number in the index entry

I'm using the package imakeidx and I would ask if it is possible to diplay the footnote number together with the page number in the index entry, as follows: reference: 9 (normal reference) reference: ...
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Name of printindex and alignment indexes

I have List of indexes in beamer , but it no indent before the name of slide. When I write \hspace it do very big indent . \usepackage{multicol} \newenvironment{theindex}{}{} \usepackage[xindy]{...
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Sort Russian index

I need to sort russian words in list of index in beamer. How I can do this ? I use Texstudio ,texlive . \documentclass[mathserif,12pt,aspectratio=169]{beamer} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} \...
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Miktex \printindex doesn`t work [duplicate]

I use MiKTeX 2.9 and use{imakeidx } for doing list of indexes in beamer. but I have the message in log: No file "DM2019_7 (2)".ind. [103 ] In texstudio it works . Please help. Example : \...
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Indents and customize \printidex

\newenvironment{theindex}{}{} \usepackage{imakeidx} \renewenvironment{theindex}{% \let\item\par % definitions for subitem etc \let\subitem\par \let\subsubitem\par } \makeatletter \def\@...
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Named slide with \printindex

\newenvironment{theindex}{}{} \usepackage{imakeidx} \renewenvironment{theindex}{% \let\item\par % definitions for subitem etc \let\subitem\par \let\subsubitem\par } \makeatletter \def\@...
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Links in Subject Index

How can I do \printindex with clickable links ? \documentclass[mathserif,12pt,aspectratio=169]{beamer} \newenvironment{theindex}{}{} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeatletter \def\@idxitem{\par} \def\...
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imakeidx: Is it possible to use `xindi` internally?

I have been using {imakeidx} to produce indexes without the need of running external programs as in: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex %\usepackage[xindy]{imakeidx} %\...
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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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Is there a command that gives the page numbers of an index entry?

Is there a command---for example, something like \pages{pangolins}--- that represents the page numbers (and page ranges) of an index entry "pangolins"? If not, is there any elegant way to code such a ...
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How can I define an new index command that works better for paragraphs?

Suppose that, in the middle of my document, I have paragraph about owls: Here is a new paragraph about owls. Owls are extraordinary. I want to index this paragraph using imakeidx, so I write, \...
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Glossaries and Index are not Printed at the end of document

I am writing a book and trying to produce glossaries at the end of document using the package glossaries. No glossaries are printed at the end of the document, neither index is produced at the end. ...
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Index with both authors and subjects using natbib and makeidx

I am writing a book and trying to create an index that includes both authors (gathered from natbib references and the \citeindextrue command) and subjects (generated with the makeidx package and the \...
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How to assign a new folder path for makeindex in Texstudio?

I have already set a new folder called _build for separating and including the generated aux and bib files of pdflatex and bibtex in Texstudio (with Miktex) as follows: Texstudio --> Options --> ...
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Automatic index entry for multiword terms

I'm a lazy person. The less I type the better, so I'm trying to make a macro to automatically arrange index entries for multi-word terms (composed nouns actually). Normally you'd have to type: ......
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Automatically Generate a Table with multiple rows and columns from keys in the .tex file

I would like to loop through a LaTeX document and collect every instance of a key with multiple entries. i.e. \begin{document} \lipsum[1-1] \key{name=Peter, age=50, gender=male} \lipsum[1-1] \key{...
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Why .ind empty (with error message from xindy although makeindex is used) when index command is inside an align environment?

When compiling the following MWE with texi2dvi -p, the second \index{} command fails with the error message ERROR: CHAR: index 0 should be less than the length of the string (seems like this is ...
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Ignore hyphens when sorting index

How can we ignore hyphens when sorting the index? Here is an example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex[columns=1] \begin{document} Test \index{firstaid} \index{first-love} \...
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Splitindex and authors citing

why command \cite{} using imakeidx with splitindex option and biblatex with indexing=cite option causes Package imakeidx Warning: Undefined index file `split' on input line 33. After compiling my ...
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multiple indexing with imakeidx : auhtor's names only

I am writing my dissertation in yathesis class and want to produce multiple indexes with imakeindex package. I have been able to produce two indexes: an index of names with title subentries, and an ...
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Indexing with custom sort order and subentries

I'm using LuaLaTeX to generate a sort key override the default sort order for bidding sequences. The simpler entries look like e.g. \index[seq]{1T-1K}, \index[seq]{1T-1C}, \index[seq]{1SA-2T} ...
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The toc=idx option of the KOMA-Script doesn't work with the package imakeidx

If one use one of this class options: toc=idx, toc=index, index=toc, index=totoc or index=notnumbered of one of the KOMA-Script classes and the package imakeidx together, than the Index entry (IE) ...
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Customisations in bible index (bibleref, imakeidx)

I have to print a biblical index according the Greek Bible (the so called "LXX"). To do so I modified the package bibleref Package Bibleref_LXX Now I should do a couple of customisations, but ...
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Compiling a separate list of “Open Questions” found in the main text in order of appearance

I'm writing my math notes. A paragraph may include (or be followed as a separate paragraph) by an "Open question". This is a paragraph making some points about a topic. Open question: Why is this ...
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Custom Index with Xindy and Imakeidx

In this thread, we addressed the issue of proper sorting in an automated author name index. It worked fine until I merged the code with these two redefinitions made by Enrico in this thread in order ...
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Smallcaps for page number of index entries in roman style (Imakeidx)

I would like to have the page number of the index entries in smallcaps, at least for the part of the work that uses roman style. Unfortunately, the Imakeidx manual doesn't provide any explanation ...
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Xindy fails to sort umlauts in Imakeidx

I'm using Imakeidx to auto-generate an author index for my bibentries, but I have a problem with the sorting of some special characters such as umlauts. As suggested, I tried to use xindy as a engine ...
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Why do makeidx and imakeidx ignore absolute values and norms?

See the following minimal working example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb,amsfonts,amsthm} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} Hello world \index{A@$A$ without norm ...

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