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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How to select the right index tool for LuaLaTeX in 2019?

There are several tools for indexing: luaindex (one release from 2011, written in Lua, "This is an alpha version!", by Markus Kohm) makeindex (1987-1993, written in C, by L. Lamport, P. Chen et al.) ...
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TexMaker - Index is not Automatically Generating

When I run PdfLatex in TexMaker, a .idx file is generated, but not an .idn file. Can I configure TexMaker to generate the .idn file? I use Ubuntu and can manually generate the .idn file by running ...
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LyX: Remove page numbers from index entries

I want to use multiple indices to create a nomenclature with categories such as abbgreviations, symbols and subscripts. In order to achieve this, I have activated to allow for multiple indices using ...
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How do I reduce spacing between 2 segments of a line in a multiple alignment environment?

Currently, there is a large gap between the 2 segments of a line, causing its index to be pushed to the following line. How can I prevent this? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \...
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Create index from theorems [duplicate]

I'm making an exercise book to my students. Every exercise has a topic (ie. Algebra, Number Theory etc.) I'd like to create an index which shows me which exercises belong to which topic For example: ...
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How do I create an index in LaTeX using a custom wordfile?

I have a list of words that I'd like to include in an index, listed in a separate text file. But I'm not sure how to add this list into LaTeX to produce an index. For example, let's say my document ...
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Fancyhdr and Makeidx

Why doesn't the index have the same header/footer as the entire document? Here is an MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fancyhdr,imakeidx,lipsum} \makeindex \lhead{Lorem Ipsum} \rhead{...
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Index page links goes to wrong pages when thesis has restarted page numbers

I use ucbthesis for my thesis. We should have the abstract page to be numbered as page 1. The ucbthesis creates page numbers with order 1 (title page) 2 (approval page) 3 (copyright page) 1 (abstract ...
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Common toc, index for a collection

I need to submit to a publisher a book consisting of several volumes, which at the moment exists a single LaTeX project. The publisher wants pdf for each volume (which makes my life easier, since I ...
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Mark index entries in text itself, like showkeys, with memoir documentclass

This question is just like that of Mark indexed entries in the text itself?, except for use with the memoir document class. How can index entries be marked within the text adjacent to where the \...
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Is Oberdiek's hack still needed for showidx with hyperref? [duplicate]

Is the following code still needed... To allow showidx to work with hyperref' forbook,article` document classes? To allow the emulation of showidx in the memoir document class to work with hyperref? ...
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A more precise hyperref

I'm currently using hyperref and makeidx to make a hyperlinked index, and it's working great. But right now, the hyperlinks always take me to the top of the page; ideally, I'd like the links to be ...
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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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Authors get duplicated in Index

I want to create an author index with backend=bibtex and indexing=cite using biblatex. However, some authors get duplicated when I have cited both books and inproceedings published by the same author. ...
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How to change indexing while using \begin{enumerate}?

I am writing theoretical solutions for an exercise with multiple parts. However, not all questions are theoretical and so let's say that out 5 questions, I only need the indices 1, 3 and 5. I can ...
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Glossaries list of symbols unit column/indexing issue

My report features Abbreviations and List of symbols in the following format: The list of symbols has been customized to have the unit column instead of the index column. When I compile everything ...
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number question

I'm trying to figure out how I can make numbers in my index sort in ascending order, right now 11 is sorting between 1 and 2, i'm trying to make it come after 9 and 10. I could add a 0 before the ...
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Customize index in Latex

I'm trying to make an index to order based off custom order, the input would look like: M3 Item one M4 Item two M11 Item three M8 Item Four M3 Item Five M1 Item six M3 Item seven M8 Item Eight ...
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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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Unknown index keyword \indexentry, empty .ilg file

I am trying to create multiple indices with splitidx (the problem occurred also with multind and amsmidx), but when I run makeindex, it rejects all my entries and i get this message in the .ilg ...
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Reproducing index of notation

I am trying to find a package or a way to reproduce the following index of notation to make one similar to it. The AMS template is very different and has page numbers and other questions seem to have ...
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LuaLaTeX creates an `.ind` file. Why?

When I run lualatex on one of my files, not only is a .idx file created, but also a .ind file. Why is it so? I thought it was the job of the external makeindex program to create an .ind file based on ...
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Why don't “identical” index entries using math mode join? [duplicate]

I have a LaTeX document featuring these two index entries: \index{Farbmodell!$\text{LCh}_{ab}$|main} \index{Farbmodell!$\text{LCh}_{ab}$} While being "identical" in my view, there are two distinct ...
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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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Multiple custom Indices with hyperref

I am trying to create multiple indices with multind and hyperref, as example: \documentclass[a4paper, headsepline, footsepline, tablecaptionabove, 12pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[ pdftex=true, ...
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Indentation of glossaries and index in TOC not synchronized with other unnumbered chapters

I would like to synchronize the indentation of unnumbered chapters in the TOC to the position of the number of chapters (preferred) or at least synchronize them while using KOMA-Script, glossaries and ...
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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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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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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,...