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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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Customize itemize environment for cv

I'm updating my CV and i want to create a "custom itemize" that looks like an index. More or less like this but I want a "dotted line" between "problem session" and 15h. Thank you!
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How modify custom .ist to incorporate repeatindex

Documentation for the repeatindex package says to use makeindex -s repeatindex file (or otherwise enclose each item in square-brackets), but I'm already using makeindex -s file.ist where file.ist ...
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Indexing error: \mathit allowed only in math mode

I’m looking for any possible clues in trying to track down a cause for the following error while writing or processing the .ind file for a memoir class document (using latexmk with pdflatex): \...
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Combining glossaries and index?

I am working on a document where glossary entries are referred to from the index. This works, until I add conditional text, indicating whether a description was added or not. It looks like TeX falls ...
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pdflatex index problem with “name{page.31ff.}” (has been referenced but does not exist)

I have created some index using the variants 21f for "page 21 and following" and similar. My index.ist contains: %%% Special processing for two-page and three-page ranges suffix_2p "f." suffix_3p "ff....
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Numbering error in Figure Credits with figure*

I'm using TeXShop 3.96 under Mac OS 10.12.6 Sierra and tufte-book style. I include figure credits for many (but not all) of my figures. In the preamble I include: \makeatletter \newcommand{\...
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Embed Index in created PDF?

Acrobat Pro offers the functionality to embed a search Index into a PDF. Is there a way to do this via Tex functionalities without the need to buy the official Acrobat Pro license to embed search ...
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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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Indexing, making glossaries in languages with inflections

I would like to add a glossary at the end of my book which would also feature a list of the page number (indices), where the given book number can be found. This can be done by the standard ...
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Redefining Page Numbers Makes Index Disappear

This is my code: \documentclass[a4paper]{scrbook} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} \renewcommand*\thepage{\thechapter---\arabic{page}} text\index{test} \printindex \end{document} ...
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Can index entry be redirected to the page where it occured from Index list page

I have created index entry for with say \index{argument} on page 10 of a document. What I should do such that the index entry for argument in the index page list has a hyperlink back to the page ...
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Using floats to create a list of definitions, but without seeing captions in the document?

I'm writing a document with a lot of examples, definitions, diagrams etc (category theory, you may have guessed), and I want to provide indexes listing them all - I have produced something like the ...
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xindex - sorting local characters (ÆØÅæøå)

I have tried to use the new xindex indexing package on a Norwegian manuscript. I modified the xindex-cfg-common.lua as indicated in the documentation, and made a character matrix with some minor ...
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How can I use a counter in my index, in lieu of page numbers (like UK legal textbooks)?

I have a document with numbered paragraphs along the margin, setup as a simple counter. I now want my index using imakeidx to show the relevant number from my counter rather than \thepage, as is ...
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Multiple \seealso under one index entry with imakeidx and texindy

I need to have several seealso under one index entry. I tried several ways to get this work. First variant (see below) produces semicolons between entries but I need commas as separators. Other ...
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Move page number location on the first page of index to top right

I am using heading page style for my thesis. As a requirement, the page numbers must be consistently at top-right for all pages. My thesis has an index at the end. The page number on the first page ...
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How to create Xindy custom language alphabet?

I am trying to create a custom alphabet (Ancient Greek) to work with Xindy and Luatex. My goal is to put a index/glossary in this custom alphabet. I tried to adapt the methods in here and here, but ...
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Is it possible to find which specific index entry fails texindy?

I have a document which causes the following error in texindy: Processing index... WARNING: Would replace complete index key by empty string, ignoring # '' :again NIL> ERROR: CHAR: index ...
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MakeIndex indexing \texttt{} under “Symbols” and not by letter

I've began adding an index to my Latex project using imakeidx and have run into a small problem: When writing the code \index{\texttt{float} data type} my index shows up as the following: It is ...
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Print index entry name in text

I have an article document using indexes like the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} This is a text, and it contains the index entry text.\index{...
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Macro to document LaTeX command with index

I am writing a document, to explain LaTeX usage. Obviously, this document contains a lot of LaTeX commands. I defined a macro, that will take one argument (the command name) and print it in ...
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douple counting in imakeidx

I am writting on a scientific paper with genealogical content. Therefore, many many names occur in my file. Hence, I made an index of all names with imakeidx. Now to my problem: Sometimes, two ...
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Double index if formatting is used

I have a document with an index where some entries (the main ones) are marked in bold. Im using makeindex. My Entry, 2, 4-5, 10, 15 Now if I have the same entry twice in the page where the main ...
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Highlighting a page in an index

I would like to highlight one entry in an index. If I have an index that appears several times in a document I would like to highlight one of these entries as the main one. Something like My ...
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UK law report style' index of cases

UK Law reports feature a list of cases referred to in the judgment at the beginning, alphabetised, but without page numbers and incorporated seamlessly into the running text (ie in the middle of the ...
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Lessons learned in creating a large book index

I am handling the Collected Papers of a colleague who has died several years ago. We are preparing to publish (as a series of books) about 5000 pages of mathematics that he wrote. I have almost ...
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Help with index (imakeidx) that has a blank line in the left column on the last page

I am typesetting a book that has a Scripture index created using imakeidx. It works fine except that on the last page of the index, the left column is one line lower than it should be, as if it had a ...
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Index in Appendix

I have asked this question in another forum (Link: https://golatex.de/index-im-appendix-t22448.html), but have not received a satisfied answer. I wanted to set my "register of persons" in the appendix ...
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Properly sort index containing utf8 characters? - Continuation

I have a simple input file, in utf8: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} Hello World\index{Gödel}\index{Galois} \index{Álgebra}\index{Índice} \printindex \end{...
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Compatibility of hypertexnames=false and indexes

I would like to use hyperref with hypertexnames=false. This leads to a problem with indexes: The correct pages are printed, but they lead to the wrong location. MWE: \documentclass[index=totoc]{...
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Can I use \usepackage{showidx} with \showindex \usepackage[pdftex]{hyperref} in pdflatex?

I'm writing a longer LaTeX report; until recently without hyperref package, but as I feel I want \nameref, I also used hyperref. Unfortunately I am also using \usepackage{showidx} as an aid until the ...
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Junk with per-cent signs on pages at end of index

For a book-length document, using the memoir documentclass, inputting many files, and using many packages, the pdf index has two pages of utter junk, consisting of per-cent signs and spaces, as shown ...
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How to create 2 kinds of ToC chapter, one for abstract and one for the other chapters

I have an example here. I want to delete the index of chapter 1, so that it begins with the index of section. But I want to keep the index of other chapters. Can anyone help me? Thank you. \...
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Alphabetically sort a list of indexed words

I am preparing cloze ("fill in the gaps") worksheets for my students. They contain texts with gaps that have to be filled in using words from a list below the text (either with or without duplicates). ...
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Behaviour of `\index`

Can anybody explain how \index would work in the sample paragraph below? Out of an abundance (or excess) of caution, I index the term ''sexual selection'' on each occurrence in the paragraph, ...
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multiple indexes in XeLaTeX with xindy

the issue: I tried to make more than one index in XeLaTeX with xindy package, but I have not succeeded to make it work. It must be necessarily in XeLaTeX and, because I have two languages (...
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How to include an \index item within a figure \caption

I would like to create an \index{} item specified within a figure \caption, as posted in this question, which was closed because it did not contain a minimum example. Here is code that illustrates ...
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Index entry to suggest looking at another

I tried looking around for solutions, to what I thought would be simple, but I can't really find the answer. I am using \usepackage{imakeidx} and I want to add some entries that are in the format of "...
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Bold and multi-page index numbering won't work for some entries

I’m trying to follow this example to combine bold and multi-page index numbering, but it’s not working for all my index entries. Although it’s working for most entries, I won’t get any bold for some ...
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Index title too low with scrbook + imakeidx + original

I’m using the document class scrbook and the package imakeidx together with the option original to create an index. But I noticed that the index title is lower than all the other occuring titles (...
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Ordering items in index

An unexpected (to me!) index ordering in memoir. Here's a MWE. \documentclass[11pt]{memoir} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} Aristotle \index{Aristotle} (CP) \index{:@(CP)} $\...
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Why does an index entry generated from a listings' token preceeding a comma get rejected?

I'm trying to index the tokens in a listing, but they always get rejected if they are followed by a comma. Here's mwe.tex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} \lstset{index={foobar}} \...
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Biblatex: Add cited “et al.” authors to index

I have references with long lists of authors. I want to credit them all by listing them in the index, but since I don't want to clutter my main text, I display a maximum of two names in the citations. ...
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Index mathematical symbols

I want to put mathematical symbols in my index. For example, \vec and @. To this end I wrote a command that sorts mathematical index entries to the beginning of the index. Sometimes the command works ...
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Eliminate column balancing on last page of index

I am using the solution from How can I prevent a column break before the first sub-entry in the index? in my index. However, that has a bad side effect on the last page of the index in that the index ...
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Apply formatting to selected page numbers of index

I would like to apply a formatting to some of the page numbers in an index. In the MWE below, when I use \index{} the page number should be in black and when I use \MyIndex{} the page number should ...
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Index like layout with dates instead of page numbers [duplicate]

I am trying to improve upon this, which is just really horrible I think. I want the sorted grouped index like layout, but it seems to be quite a fight to get rid of the page numbers which are kind of ...
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Is there a way to avoid writing “term \index{term}” when creating an index?

The standard way of creating an index is by writing something like, "term \index{term}" Index will not show up in table of contents Some random \index{random} text \index{stuff!text} about fact ...
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How to create two separate indices: Subject index and Index of Authors with BibLatex

Generating separate (author and subject) indexes with bibtex is very well documented. But how about generating those two indexes with BibLatex, I found no documentation.
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Replace page numbers in index by theorem numbers

I would like to create an index that refers to theorem numbers instead of the page numbers. The following example creates the usual index with page numbers: \documentclass[ngerman, 12pt]{article} \...

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