Questions tagged [imakeidx]

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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Several indexes with imakeindex, xindy style file and output directory

I am trying to create a document with five separate indexes, using imakeidx, xindy and a style file (.xdy). As it generates many files, I created a specific build directory to store the compilation ...
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Index category for umlauts

I am trying to create my custom index style but I receive an error if the index entry starts with an umlaut: This is makeindex, version 2.15 [TeX Live 2020/W32TeX] (kpathsea + Thai support). Scanning ...
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How to integrate a tabular environment in the Index

In the index of my Japanese document, I want each entry to consist of: The English name of the Japanese character (left-aligned) The Japanese character itself (left-aligned) The page number on which ...
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Q: How to avoid pagebreak, and properly group <surname> <name1><name2><name3> with imakeidx?

Am using imakeidx and I have a question please on how to group entries in the (person) index such that they do not get split across page boundaries. My goal here is to have groups of surnames "...
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Categorising and aligning entries in Index

I'm busy making a document on Japanese Kanji characters. I want one Index (among several others) to have a specific format: Kanji must be categorised according to "Stroke Count" The Kanji ...
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Page-range indexing breaks using hyperref and imakeidx with xindy

Loading hyperref together with imakeindex (using the latter's xindy option) seems to disable use of \index to index ranges of pages with \index{keyword|(}…\index{keyword|)}. The keyword appears in ...
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seealso entries disappear in xindy/imakeidx with hyperref?

I think I'm encountering a bug in some combination of imakeidx, xindy, and hyperref, but I don't know which one. The following minimal example generates an empty index, even though it should have one ...
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hyperref and imakeidx, custom delimiters

Suppose I want to replace the delimiters between pages in my index, so that instead of commas I use semicolons. The following code works well. \documentclass{article} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname....
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How to put semicolon in the index before “see also” reference?

I am trying to rearrange @Alan Munn answer to place semicolon before "see also" reference in the index. But no result is visible. What I am doing wrong? Code: \documentclass{article} \begin{...
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xindy: Character #\u0438 cannot be represented in the character set CHARSET:ISO-8859-1

When I try to run pdflatex (via texstudio 3.0.1, version 2.15 TeX Live 2019/dev or via MikTex) with option \usepackage[xindy]{imakeidx} I get this error: Character #\u0438 cannot be represented in the ...
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How to make index show chapters and sections instead of the page [duplicate]

I am currently working on a logbook template to keep track of my work, and i would like to make an index of keywords encountered during my reasearch, all articles reviews are stored in an appendix (A),...
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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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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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How to Add an Italicized `n' After the Page Number in Certain Index Entries

I am in the process of typesetting a book that was published in 1877; and which has some unusual index entries; more specifically, an n appears after the listed page number: For example, notice ``...
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Index \see command not italicized in french document

I'm using imakeidx and polyglossia packages, main language: french. I have a nice small index with some \see commands. But the word “voir“ (“see“ in french) printed in the document is not in italics. ...
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Indexing: a better way to handle “see” and “see also”?

I'm just getting into indexing with LaTeX, and I've got a problem. When making an index, it's often necessary to make one term refer to another. When the one term is a synonym of the other (e.g. soda ...
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Package hyperref disturb index setup

I am using hyperref and imakeidx packages. I'm trying to put semicolon before "see also" reference and to remove commas preceding first page number. I found @Alan Munn's solution to be not ...
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Is It Possible to Extend an Answer for Chronological Arrangement of Index Sub-entries?

A little while back, I ask how to arrange the sub-entries of a particular index entry in chronological order--- Customizing the Sub-entries of the Index for a Key Person Entry and egreg provided a ...
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Customizing the Sub-entries of the Index for a Key Person Entry

Consider the subsequent Index which is generated by the following code: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex \usepackage{idxlayout} \begin{document} \large \par ...
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texindy style: How do I fill the lines with dots?

I would like to build an a few Indices for a document that contain names in several languages. I understand from reading around that the way to go is imakeidx and to use texindy for the processing......
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Error when using imakeidx and xwatermark

I was editing a text that carries a watermark and decided to add an index. Everything was going fine until at some point an error message came out. After debugging I could identify the issue. There is ...
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Separating words in index into sections starting with the first letter in bold

I am typesetting a Malayalam book using xelatex. It has two indices, namely, "name" and "subject", for which I am using imakeidx. Now, I would like to separate the list of words ...
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Sorting problem in index using imakeidx

I am doing a book in Malayalam using xelatex. The book has two indices, namely, name and subject, to generate which I am using imakeidx. However, some of the index terms are in English. They should ...
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Is there a way to use the line number (lineno) in makeidx?

Is it possible to use the numbers from the lineno package as the counter in imakeidx? As the MWE below shows, I tried using xpatch to change the counter for the index to thelinenumber, but without ...
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Path to index-processor with imakeidx

I need to use an older version of xindy for my indexing because of a bug/change in the up-to-date version that comes with texlive. Thus I'd like to specify the path to imakeidx to save me the trouble ...
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“Numbers” heading in custom index with bibleref package

I'm getting some odd behavior in my Scripture index using the bibleref package and a style file. The word "Numbers" is unexplicably appearing as a header in the index. MWE: \documentclass{...
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Problem with imakeidx in xetex document

I am trying to create two indexes for a Malayalam book using xelatex. After trying a few other packages I came to imakeidx in which I could create an English article using both pdflatex and xelatex ...
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Create single column index with future items and no title

I have a document where I mention external references, sometimes more than once. I want an index of these mentions somewhere at the beginning of the document. And I do not want a title above. And I ...
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imakeidx does not run makeindex when output-directory is set and named index does not work

I'm trying to make a document with an index. I have two issues with that (probably both caused by the first. I use the package imakeidx since that should run makeindex automatically, but it does not. ...
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author indexing with natbib and imakeidx

I'm hoping to produce an index of cited authors. I'm using imakeidx and natbib and calling \citeindextrue in the document, but the citations simply do not seem to register in the resulting .idx file (...
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I am using TexShop 4.27. I have question regarding page numbers on the first page of indexes

I am using document class scrbook. I have four indexes in my book. I want Indexes to appear in the TOC. So I used \chapter command for this. But then I get page number on the first page of each index, ...
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reledmac + imakeidx: change the suffix appended to the reference number in the index according to the footnote series

I have one apparatus of variants and one of interpolated verses. I need to index words that are in the two apparatuses and I would like the suffix defined by the command \ledinnotemark to change ...
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Multiple indexes in memoir

I am using the memoir class and would like to create two indexes: One for general terms and one for names. Following the documentation in "The Memoir Class for Configurable Typesetting" by Peter ...
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Creating an Index of Locations with Biblatex and Imakeidx

I would like to send the "address" field of my bibliography into an index (not the default one) My code is not working: % !BIB TS-program = biber % !BIB program = biber % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 ...
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imakeidx \indexprologue : how to choose the space between title and prologue?

I have found the fantastic function \indexprologuefrom ``ìmakeidx```. It has an argument controlling the space between the prologue and the index' entries. But what about the space between the title ...
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imakeidx: How to enter a mathematical symbol?

I have a file with a math-symbol in the Index, that works fine with the combination of imakeidx/makeindex but reverting it to imakeidx/xindy it just won't work: \documentclass{article} %\usepackage[...
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Index with imakeidx does not page break

I am trying to write a rather long index. But it does not split at the end of the page... It goes through the margin and even further. Does any one know how to do this ? Here is my code and the ...
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Index at beginning of document: imakeidx

I'm trying to create a document with two indices, one of which must appear near the very beginning. There are two old questions about this sort of thing here and here. A solution seems to be to use ...
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Index layout: subitems on the same line as entries

I am trying to get this kind of index : I am using book documentclass and imakeidx. Does anyone know how to get this kind of aspect? I guess it has to do with the .ist file, but I don't really know ...
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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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Split an index entry between two lines

Is it possible to break an entry between two lines (the reference in a line and page number in another)? I have an index with long entries and I see that it never happens, something causing big white ...
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Fix the layout of index with imakeidx: a new implementation

With an ingenious very different implementation, in this answer egreg helped me to obtain a custom style of index with imakeidx package. Although the layout is the one desired, it sometimes does not ...
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How to index company names in figures?

I am writing an article in TeX and use the imakeidx package to generate an index at the end of my document. This works well as long as the selected word is in the text. However, I also have a lot of ...
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How to define customized keyboard shortkeys in TeXstudio?

I am writing an article in TeXstudio and want to include an index that contains (many) selected keywords that have already been written. To do so, I use the imakeidx package. Is there a possibility to ...
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Is there a shortcut in Overleaf for indexing selected words?

I am writing a text in Overleaf and want to include an index that contains (many) selected words. To do so, I use the imakeidx package. Is there a possibility to define a shortcut or a keyboard hotkey ...
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Is there any way to define a command such that it prints page numbers of its argument in the whole document?

Is there any way to define a command such that it prints page numbers of pages containing the exact word of its argument in the whole document? For example call this command \mycmd{}. by using \mycmd{...
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\indexsetup and intoc from imakeidx package problem

I'm writing a little documentation in which I'll use some indexes per section, everything is OK using the default options of the imakeidx package, but, when trying to use \indexsetup things don't work ...
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Change Layout for makeidx or imakeidx

i want to change the default layout of my index. Need to use makeidx instead of imakeidx because i need it at the beginning of the document (found out that it is not possible with imakeidx) I was not ...
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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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