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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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Index for a multi-volume book

I want to create an index for a multi-volume book. I tried this one: How to produce a combined index from multiple documents? There are some first results, but the sorting is wrong. Here is a short ...
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Macro command words in the index

I use a bunch of terms that I need indexed but I'm haven't desided on if I'll keep the terms as they are. My idea was to simply use macros for these terms so that I would only need to make one chance ...
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Index title space

Currently my index has in bold letters the word Index as it's title. So far so good. The problem is that my index is 5 columns and the title is only 1 column wide yet pushes all 5 down. How can I get ...
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How can I get a three-column index in the memoir class?

My MWE is far too long but this is one of my many attempts, none of which worked. \documentclass{memoir} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% %%%%% try for 3 column index \newif\ifthreecolindex ...
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Is it possible to include several content indexes in a latex project?

I'm doing my final degree project in latex, using report. I need to include a general index for the complete project, and a specific index for each part of the project. Is there any possibility to do ...
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Sub entry in index with acro/imakeidx

I am missing something on how to enter a sub-entry in the index generated by acro/imakeidx. assetclass not understood as a sub-entry of asset. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{acro} \usepackage{...
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imakeidx biblatex indexes not being placed in the correct locations

I am attempting to create three indexes for a document (subject, author and title) but the author and subject indexes are being loaded into the incorrect sections. I have tried changing \...
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Removing roman numeral entries from an index

When I include a reference in a caption which then goes into the list of figures, tables etc it creates an index entry, how can I remove roman numeral entries from an index please? MWE (I apologize ...
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first letter uppercase in index

I am currently using the following index: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,twoside, openleft]{book} \definecolor{DarkDarkPurple}{RGB}{63, 22, 59} \usepackage{imakeidx} \newcommand{\boldindex}[1]{\...
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Is There Anything Like an ``AddtoIndex'' Command to Add a Statement at the End of the Index

I would like to add a ``THE END'' to the end of an Index. Is there a command when creating an Index analogous to the \addtocontents command for the TOC? I am using PDFLATEX. Consider the MWE \...
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Non italic index text

I'm using the following code for my index. \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,twoside, openleft]{book} \usepackage{makeidx}\makeindex \newcommand*{\formatfirst}[1]{\MakeUppercase{#1}} \makeatletter \...
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LaTeX doc package document keys for keyval package

I am trying to document a package that uses keyval for key/value argument parsing. I wish to document the key/value options for some of the commands in the same way that I document macros and ...
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How to use arara with a makeindex style file to add capital letters to index

I would like to augment my LaTeX index with a capital letter to distinguish each letter category. For example; A ample axe B block buy and so on. I've created a makeindex style file, MyLatex.ist, ...
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How to change the index title location, without changing other chapter title locations?

I've changed my chapter title locations using titlesec . However, the index title changes too. How am I able to use titlesec without changing the index location? I am currently using the following ...
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index jumps to the top of the page

My index jumps to the top of the page. I am currently using the following code. \documentclass[a4paper,11.5pt,twoside, openleft]{book} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage{imakeidx} \usepackage{xcolor} \...
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How to Have the Index Display ``Ibid''

Consider the code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage[style=verbose-trad2,ibidpage=true]{biblatex} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.mst} ...
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On the Display of `Sq.' and `Sqq.' with the Makeidx Package

Consider the following code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.mst} suffix_2p "~sq." suffix_3p "~sqq." ...
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Index with dashes to show levels

A LaTeX makeindex style with dashes to indicate subitems and subsubitems is desired. The posting Makeidx, Subentries and dashes here looked like the ticket. With the suggested additions, and a couple ...
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imakeidx - A special feature for footnotes

The question is similar to those about indexing footnotes. The answers I could read provide commands that produce an output like the following when the word to be indexed occurs on the same page both ...
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sequence indexing notation

I am trying to typeset a sequence s with index. Trying to use $s_{N+1}$ looks weird since the N is too large in comparison to s. So I did double lower index which looks better but the plus sign ...
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Page Number on Index Links to Wrong Page

I am facing an issue with indexing and hyperlinks. The page number that shows in the index is correct, but clicking it redirects to the wrong (physical) page on the PDF. I have tried it with multiple ...
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LuaLaTex: Multiple indexes with Devanagari page numbers in a book

I am typesetting a Hindi book with multiple indexes and Devanagari chapter/section/page numbers. I want to use HarfBuzz rendering with LuaLaTeX, which enables error-free copy-pasting of Devanagari ...
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imakeidx: Expand arguments before putting them into .ind file to ensure alphabetical ordering

In my document, i want to highlight specific words and add them to the index simualtaneously. The idea is to introduce key words with \foo{word}, making it appear typeset differently and appear in the ...
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Can a Unicode document be properly indexed with LaTeX?

I'm trying to create a proper index for a book that uses Unicode throughout. By proper, I mean an index with (i) entries, subentries and sub-subentries, as appropriate; (ii) indexing of spans of text; ...
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I can´t write under my table and 2 white pages appear

I hope somebody can help me. I have problems with my code. Im starting with latex but im getting crazy. I created some tables but i have problems with them. I cant write under the last table, 2 new ...
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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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With makeindex, keep only one of multiple encaps for each page/key

In my index, I would like the most relevant page number for a given index entry to be emphasized compared to all other page numbers. For this I use the encap mechanism where \index{pear|emph} will ...
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CodelineIndex from doc package: sorting page vs codeline index entries

In the following sample "documentation" of a macro \foo using the doc package, index entries for \foo are in an unnatural order. How can this be avoided? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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How to fix page style of “Index” pages?

I have a simple question. I have a basic document, to which I would like to add an index. I am using standard tools for this: the package imakeidx. I have encountered following problems: Index pages ...
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How to have the template that generates \tableofcontents? Or how to modify the text inside of \tableofcontents?

I know that to make the table of contents, one can use \tableofcontents and it's generated automatically and looks elegant. I'd like to make a table of contents that contains combined information (...
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How to limit the number of page numbers in one line of an index?

I'm using PDFLaTeX and makeidx to compile an index for a book. Some of the index entries have many page numbers associated. The first line includes so many page numbers that there is no space, or in ...
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glossaries-extra: control page numbers while indexing terms

I use the package glossaries-extra and address the same terms multiple times in my writing. I needed to have control over what page numbers appear in my glossaries and found this thread. The solution ...
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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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Multi-separator page numbering & Index

In my file, the pagination looks like this [part number].[Chapter number]-[page number]. For example, 1.7-4 When compiling the index, it gives the error "Invalid Arabic numeral: position 2 in 1.7-...
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Add text to specialized Index

I am writing a large book consisting of a base document and included chapters and have defined a special index: \makeindex[name=artists,title=Index of artists,columns=2] I would like to add some ...
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Toc disappears after adding the acronym key

I'm trying to write my own notes. I had added the listing of acronyms on top of my file, but when I compile my project, for an unknown reason an error pops out of my IDE, and it says: Missing \...
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Is there a reasonably simple way to automatically generate unique tags for definitions, propositions, lemmas, etc.?

Particularly, I would like to know if there is a way a novice like me can have unique and unchanging tags in a manner similar to the tag system of The Stacks Project automatically assigned to my ...
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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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How do I force line-breaks in my index?

I have a big book with a lot of index entries. I'm getting some overprinting in the index, like this: I've created a MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document}...
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How to get first-letter special characters sorted correctly with indexing=cite in biblatex (+prefixes)

assume that I use biblatex and indexing=cite to get the authors of cited titles in the index. But authors with first-letter special characters (e. g. {\c{C}}abej, Nelson R.) don't get automatically ...
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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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Print “thumb index” on Index

I would like to know how to print the first letter of index from the available index items of the current page in the right hand of the book (for odd page) and left hand of the book (for the even page)...
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xindy: var-location-class and ff-ranges; page numbers order problem

I am working on a document that contains index items both in the text and in the footnotes. The footnote items are shown differently than the text items. To implement this, I followed this answer and ...
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Index with manually-added additional data

I'm trying to make an index at the end of a thesis that includes not only the page numbers where a particular term is mentioned, but also two additional bits of information related to that term that I ...
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Generating an index page with Overleaf fails

I want to add an index page to my project, so I tried to follow the example on Overleaf's website. Their example works fine, but when I try it in my project no index page is generated, the entry doesn'...
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imakeidx and \renewcommand{\thepage} incompatibility

I am writing a long document in LaTeX and I am using imakeidx for indexing contents. All works find. I'm compiling in xelatex and when I used the command: \renewcommand{\thepage}{{\arabic{page}}\hfill{...
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Book class not numbering equations correctly and appendix reference does not work

I have a reference in my document to both the Appendix chapter and a reference to an equation in the Appendix. The reference in the text does not produce a number and the equation in the appendix ...
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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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Indexing in partial decimal order, Luke 10:25 after Luke 1:5

I'm working on a document that makes a lot of references to the bible, and I have two indexes set up, one of topics and the other by verse. Currently, in the index by verse, Luke 10:25 is indexed ...
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How to Display the Indice Page Numbers in Bold?

As the title suggests, given an index, say produced by the code \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex \usepackage{idxlayout} \begin{document} \newpage Another sentence\index{...

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