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Questions tagged [indexing]

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

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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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How to define a unique height of subscript and superscript indices?

Is there any package that fixes the height of tensor indices? For example, I'd like to horizontally align indices in the following expression representing antisymmetrization of a and b, \...
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Quoting exclamation mark ("!) works with makeidx, but not with nomencl

I know that, in order to use an exclamation mark inside an index or nomenclature entry, I need to quote it with ". Now -- makeidx seems to work fine: $ cat t.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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Indexing terms being used in cross-referencing

This is a follow-up question of my previous one: Cross-referencing numeric values and text from later section to executive summary of a latex document I have finished making my report and now my boss ...
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Using Biblatex with Multind to make an automated author index

I am starting a book which I want to have separate author and subject indices. While I've made indices by hand in the past, I am considering shifting to biblatex in part because it says it automates ...
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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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Book index overflows bottom margin [on hold]

I am typesetting a Malayalam book in xelatex. In its final stages, I find that the first column of the index goes beyond the bottom margin on the first page, the second column onwards it is sticking ...
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LaTeX: index entry changed by makeindex without warning

I'm having a problem with makeindex -g, quoting, and using Y': I create two index entries like this: \index{Y'@$Y'$|see{Luma}} \index{Farbmodell!Y'CBCR@$Y'C_BC_R'$|main} (with \newcommand{\main}[1]{...
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Tender dossier with centered articles

I'm trying to write a tender dossier in LaTeX. I'm trying to achieve the result in the picture below: I need mainly to know 3 things: which would be the best class to use (article, book etc.) how ...
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Beamer: index frames (with notes), instead of pages

I am making a beamer presentation in overleaf. I want to flag/mark the frames with something, like a keyword, and generate some text that tells me on what frames (not pages) that this flag/mark/...
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How do I give a range of pages in a book index?

Indices in books sometimes refer to a range of pages, not just one page, for instance, like "arrangements to move to England 187-94". How can I do this in latex?
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Index entries sorted by text of macro instead of value

A related question was asked here seven years ago, but I couldn't manage to make that solution work in my case. I am using macros in various instances of my text to have a shorthand for often used ...
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When using imakeidx, how can I make some text link to an index entry? [duplicate]

I'm using the imakeidx package to create indices. On the generated index, page numbers links (well, sort of) to the mentions of each indexed item in the main document. However, the other way isn't ...
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How to create a glossary of mathematical symbols in order of definition using the non-intrusive method of annotating used in creating a regular index?

I'd like to create an index of mathematical symbols. I'm purposefully using the term "index" rather than "glossary" for the following reason. There's a difference of usage between the glossaries and ...
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Autocompletion for indexing?

Is there any text editor or plugin that helps while indexing a LaTeX file, for example by suggesting the entries I have already used, when I write index{ ? (At the moment I use TexStudio on Windows)
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Producing Index

I have been trying to produce an index with a lot of difficulty. I have followed the guides provided...especially To produce the index you need: \usepackage{makeidx} and \makeindex in the ...
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Indexed acronyms with subentries

I am writing a doctoral thesis which prints all acronyms called with \gls{} from the glossaries package to an Index made with \makeindex. I used code from a previous question: Acronyms only shown in ...
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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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Indextools package and custom index. (Section and any counter)

My problem is that I need to create a custom index that shows more than the page. Like this: Word, s.5,o.6,p.9 , where s. is section, o. a dummy counter, and p. page. My MWE: \documentclass{book} \...
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TeXstudio: Run more than one index files

I am using TeXstudio to write a book, and I would like to include two index files. I am using the document class amsbook with package amsmidx for multiple indices. I succeed to generate two .idx files,...
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Insert note after lettergroup using imakeidx/xindy

I would like to be able to enter a note in an index after \lettergroup something like this: Of course, it would be possible to edit the .ind file to do this but I'd rather not. Ideally this would be ...
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Sorting entries by page number in a single index (out of multiple indices) made with imakeidx

I am trying to make two indices with imakeidx: an index of terms and an index of symbols. Since I am using mathematical symbols, I would like the symbols index to be sorted by page number rather than "...
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Remove newpage before \printindex

I want to remove the new page before \printindex \phantomsection \renewcommand{\indexSectionCount}{\myeval{\SectionCount-1}} \renewcommand{\indexname}{B~Stichwortverzeichnis} \addcontentsline{toc}{...
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Problem Printing Indices with Splitidx Package

Following the instructions in the Splitidx Documentation, I've been trying to add indices to a book document. It compiles witout error. However, none of the indices print. Here's an example of the ...
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Wrong index order when using \lstinline in \index

A stub of my document: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} \chapter{MyChapter} This is a\index{A} test\...
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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 use doc package \efill

I'm using indexing with the doc package and I've run in to an issue. When I have keys that are more than one word they justify over the whole column. I wanted to use the \efill macro to get the keys ...
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Equations: Why does formula symbol index notation “ff” cause such big letter spacing?

The formula symbol index notation ff is causing some ugly letter spacing in comparison to other index notation letters. Minimum Working Example (MWE): \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \...
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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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Reverse-ordered index with makeindex

How to create a reverse-ordered index (i.e. from Z to A) with makeindex program? I use it for a version history list, just as in this question. However, I need to use makeindex for some reasons (...
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Ragged Right Index Entries

I'm down to the last pages of a 400+ page book -- the index. That's all working pretty well, except... I have a few entries that are just badly type-set, such as the following entry for MOS Metallic-...
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xindy could not find file “lang/english/utf8-lang.xdy” despite being available

I get a strange error upon running perl.exe \path\to\xindy.pl -L english -C utf8 -I xindy -M "main" -t "main.alg" -o "main.acr" "main.acn" or equivalently, xindy.exe -L english -C utf8 -I xindy -...
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Sort symbol index by page occurence

SE, I have a problem ordering items in symbol index. MWE: \documentclass[oneside,12pt,a4paper]{memoir} \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.15} \let\memoldbibsection\bibsection \let\bibsection\relax %...
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imakeidx with both cross-reference and page range truncation

This is another (I hope final) follow-up to the questions Can one truncate page ranges in index using splitidx? and Page range truncation with imakeidx. I think I now know all the requirements about ...
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Makeindex - Is it possible to set page numbers on the right border instead of using the comma delimiter?

I'm creating an index using the makeidx package, and would like to change the default behavior: key, number to something like: key ..................................................................
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Songs package not indexing

I am using the songs package v 2.18. the later update called 3.1 will not run on my pc. I have a problem that my current package is producing the lyrick book without index or page numbers. I need to ...
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Page range truncation with imakeidx

This is a followup question to egreg's answer to Can one truncate page ranges in index using splitidx? The answer runs into a problem if an index topic occurs in more than one page range. The ...
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How to change the text of 'see' and 'seealso'

I'm Hebrew user and I'm want to change the title of see and see also at the index (output of course) to Hebrew words: see = ראו see also = ראו גם I look here: Change index "see also" and ...
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Index with text different from structure text

How would to see in the index: Borel, Émile, 6 set, 7 I tried with \index{Borel!set} \index{Borel@Borel, Émile} but it doesn't work. Is there any wy to get it? \documentclass{article} \...
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How to make appearance of indexed terms link back to their index entry? [duplicate]

With an index named foo, we make an index entry using: \index[foo]{\uplanop{#1}} although typically I use something like: \newcommand{\Foo}[1]{{#1}\index[foo]{#1}} and with hyperref used as well, ...
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TeX refuses to produce a split index

I need an index of terms and an index of symbols for my document, and it seems like splitidx is a good way to do this. But it doesn't seem to work in my document. I eventually realized the problem is ...
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\widehat in \index inside align environment does not show up properly in the index

Why does the \widehat mathematical symbol show up as follows in the MWE below? \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{bm} \usepackage{amsmath} \newcommand*{\xv}{\operatorname{xv}} \usepackage[...
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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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Can one truncate page ranges in index using splitidx?

The following MWE \documentclass{book} \usepackage{splitidx} \makeindex \newindex{idx} \newindex{aut} \begin{document} \setcounter{page}{124}\index{Topic1|(}\index{Topic2|(}Text\newpage \...
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Oscola LaTeX package won't display Table of Legislation

I have the following LaTeX: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[style=oscola, ibidstyle=uc, ibidtracker=true, backend=biber, indexing=cite]{biblatex} \...
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LyX index cross-referencing, “see” option

Exactly the same as this question. I have tried the answer there, but I can't seem to get it to work even with various permutations. I want to have an index entry that says "circular functions, see ...
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Suppress page break before Index

By default, where I insert an index, it automatically does so on a new page. Is there a way to suppress this page break, so that my Index begins wherever I inserted it? In the following MWE, I get a ...