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{indexing} is about creating an index or similar lists for your document, usually by means of executing makeindex.

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Custom order in index

I would like to define a custom order on the keys in an index. I tried to set the desired order in glossaries descriptions and names, but it doesn't work (@ behaves differently than I expect). Can you ...
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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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Print a list of selected enumerated list labels

I'm working on a document which lists actions to expected results, in enumerated lists. Some of the actions are noteworthy, as are some of the results. I'd like the noteworthy actions' and results' ...
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What are *.ist, *.ptc and *.bcf files used for?

I am trying to clean up my LaTeX project source before uploading it to a versioning system, and there are a couple files that I'm not sure if I need to upload. Obvisouly, I don't need to track .pdf, ....
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Package to obtain the style of the TikZ/PGF-Documentation

The gold standard of LaTeX-documentation is - at least for me - the TikZ/PGF-documentation. It is formatted consistently, has great code highlighting and (one of the best features in my opinion) you ...
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Eliding premature tokenisation in index macro

I am generating a very large number of index entries containing formatting in a LaTeX document, and some of them are in regions that affect the premature tokenisation of the argument (footnotes, ...
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\preindexhook with math changing parens to spacing commands

In a book-length document with memoir, I'm getting the following peculiar output from this code for the beginning of the index: \renewcommand{\indexname}{Index} \renewcommand{\preindexhook}{% \emph{% ...
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Lyx automatic index of all occurences of a term

I'm doing a translation of the Zohar (more than 2000pages) in LyX. There are terms that appear a lot in the text and I'd like not to click with the search button to identify all the occurence of a ...
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Make an index for an external pdf file

Here's what I am trying to do: I have a large scanned pdf file and I want to make an index page so that I can jump to a given page by clicking on a link. So far, I managed to do that, but I would like ...
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subsections do not appear in the general index

\documentclass[10pt,a4paper,openany]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[spanish,es-tabla]{babel} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \...
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How to…list of formulas

I am writing my engineering thesis. I would need a list of the formulas (just like that of the figures and tables). I would also like to include it in the index. How can I do? Thanks so much.
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Macro to apply a custom command to a conditional datatool definition

This is somewhat of an expansion of the previous question:Macro to apply a custom command across a comma-separated list I'm working on creating a garden journal in LaTex. I have a .csv database file ...
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Index entries with capitalised letters for each word

TLDR; I'd like an index (like) command that fully expands before executing, so that \newcommand{\words}{Some important Words}\indexCMD{\words} is exactly like \indexCMD{Some important Words} - as if \...
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index option for glossaries-extra doesn't work with memoir?

I am using memoir to create a thesis, and using glossaries-extra to make an acronym-type glossary. I now want to use glossaries-extra to create an index too, (MWE is replicated from the glossaries-...
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How to ensure that all pages corresponding to the entries appear in the index are shown?

I have created an index list and want to ensure that all pages corresponding to the entries appear in the index are shown (i.e., if the term "urbanization" appears on p.34, 120, 150, then ...
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How to filter words appear fewer than three times in INDEX? (LaTex)

I have created an index list in my project by using the '\index' command. Is it possible to automatically filter words that appear fewer than three times in the book without manually doing it? Thank ...
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Inserting small table of content looks terrible

I'd like to add a small table of content inside my file. I want to place it right after the abstract and make "Introduccion" start on the next page. However it places it at the beginning and ...
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Color alphabetically display the items in itemize with footnotes and indexing

This is an extension to a previous question: Color alphabetically display the items in itemize. I would like to have color in my sorted items with indexes and footnotes. The solution provided by ...
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\usepackage{pdfpages} ruins my TOC

I have a bunch of sections and subsections all in my TOC but when I use \usepackage{pdfpages} to include some files in the appendix section it removes all the subsections. Screenshots:
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Interleaving alphabetically indexed appendices between the chapters

I want the appendix of say chapter 1 to occur right below it with its sections numbered 1.A, 1.B,...Then I want chapter 2 to start and its appendix should similarly start below it with sections ...
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Xindex: Distinguish between differently formatted entries

I am playing around with xindexand I'm trying to do this some things which I could do with xindy. Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[imakeidx]{xindex} \makeindex \...
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Index sorting with a mix of greek and roman letters and single letter index entries

A mix of Roman, Greek, and single letter index entries I am typing my thesis and have a mix of regular words, mathematics using greek symbols, and the occasional one letter word (such as the ...
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TeXshop (4.44) Index not generated

Have attached the screenshot below: But the Index entry was not created, if I do manually like makeindex a-course-in-surgery-theory-pup-symbols then it works properly. What will be the reason for ...
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index description close to number

I'm starting with latex. I've a template what does my index. The index in even pages is doing well, but in odd pages, the description is close to the number: This is going ok: But here, you can se ...
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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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Error with accent characters in index item with tex4ebook and xindy (Texlive 2020)

This is a follow-up of my previous question here. I'm using texlive 2020 and using the files provided by @Michal.h21. I have modified the input file sample.tex. \documentclass[ebook,12pt,oneside,...
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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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How to handle line-wrap in index page?

Im using the package makeidx to generate an index page with two columns. When a term is slightly longer than a column, it just overflows instead of a line break. How do I handle this? My code: \...
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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 suffix and page ranges

Following this question, I have a new challenge for you ! Quick summary : For a given index entry appearing on pages 1 to 4, I need page ranges on my index to appear as " 1 s." and not "1--4". This ...
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Create both songs and authors index

Based on a previous post, I would like to work on the great answer by Kevin which works well to display both an index of songs (already shown in the mentioned post) and an author index. I have tried ...
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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 not generated using songs package

I'm using the song package on windows and I'm unable to generate an index, because in the pdf version it says always "index not yet generated". \documentclass[letterpaper]{article} \usepackage[...
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De-tokenise titles ended in index of names with a custom cite command (Biblatex)

Dealing with @incollections linked with @collections via crossref, I had to figure out a new cite (\citecc)command which could tackle the case of an incollection cited after the parent collection: \...
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Indexing - page ranges showing only the first page number

Using imakeidx, let's imagine I have \index{Test} on pages 1 to 4. The output will be : Test, 1--4. How can I get this? (f. meaning following): Test, 1 f. Here is my code : \documentclass[...
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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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Remove space after \else inside command definition

I'm defining this command for my index: \newcommand*{command}{\iffirstsubsubitem\unskip\firstsubsubitemfalse\ \else; \fi} and I'm wondering if there is a way to eliminate the white space it prints ...
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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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imakeidx : create a fancy style with TikZ, with a rectangle with one rounded corner

I am trying to create a nice looking style for my index. Here is what I have achieved vs. what I want to reach : Achieved : Goal : Here is my file tablealphab.ist : heading_prefix " \\vspace*{0....
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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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Printing list of url - define url to display the url in the document and key-text in the list

Related to the topic makeindex - print links sorted by page who derived from Auto generate List of \url usages within document. Everything works as expected but often, I want to display the url in the ...
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List of words with pagenumbers with glossary : split according to first letter and fancy aspect

I am trying to build a list of words alphabetically sorted with the corresponding page numbers like this one : After each words there are the pages where you can find it in my document. And each ...
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Indexing problem in sections using titlesec

My probşem is pretty simple but I could not solve the problem. I use the titlesec to modify the font and bold of my section, subsection and subsubsection but this is kinda messed up the indexing of ...
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Hyperref Backref Outside of Bibliography: “What Links Here”

I'd like to add a section in my document that provides context on multiple figures of the main text at once. It would be very desirable to recreate something like Wikipedia's What links here feature, ...
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Headings within index

I am writing currently on a mathematical text using latex. In the end of the text, there is a section including two indices: An index of words and an index of mathematical symbols: \documentclass[...
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Prevent line break before a specific character

I would ask if it is possible to set a global option to prevent line break before a specific character, in my case – (especially in the index). In my index formatted in a single paragraph I use – as ...
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How to install upmendex (Multilingual index processor) in MikTeX 2.9 (win 10)

Please tell me how to install upmendex (https://www.ctan.org/pkg/upmendex) in MikTeX 2.9 (windows 10). The package is a multilingual index processor with supports UTF-8 and support Cyrillic. Upmendex ...
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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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Empty index page

Names which I used in my book index dont show. \documentclass[a4paper]{book} \usepackage[english,serbian]{babel} \usepackage[OT1,OT2]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \DeclareFontFamily{OT2}{...

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