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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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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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MWE for xindex package

I need a MWE regarding the use of the xindex package for generating an index, I am preparing a document with lots of unicode fonts, A solution has been proposed regarding the use of xindy package, ...
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Index conflict with babel Package

\For the shown, MWE I have an issue which that the index package (any of the indexes package: makeidx,imakeidx,xindy,xindex) does not generate the index upon compilation. However, Upon removing the ...
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Sorting of Greek letters using \index with texindy

MWE \documentclass[]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{color} \usepackage[svgnames,dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{...
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Index not generated in an Arabic document

In the shown MWE, I cannot determine why the index is not generated, although the code is very simple, no room for any conflicts, I am using LUALATEX to compile the file \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,...
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Summation index x in (set inclusion) big chi [duplicate]

I am trying to write \sum_{x \in \Chi, y \in \Upsilon} to denote a summation whose index is with small x in big Chi, and small y in big Upsilon (summation over all possible values of two discrete ...
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Calling nested indexing macros

Here is my simplified document sample which is failing with the errors mentioned in the comments. I tried to enclose the nested macro with { and } and it didn't work, same with enclosing it with \...
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How do I add chapter title format in appendix?

MWE \documentclass{book} \usepackage[explicit]{titlesec} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \usepackage{tikz} \newcommand{\chaptercolor}{blue} \titleformat{\chapter} [display] {\normalfont\filcenter} {\...
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Index Won't appear in an arabic document

I am making a book, and using Polyglossia package along with biblatex and XELATEX. I am using Arabic and English languages. When I try to make an index, it won't appear. Here is the code as shown ...
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Make index page references include part number

I have a book with three LaTeX parts. The full book is almost 1000 pages, and for a few reasons it made sense to split the physically printed thing into three individual books. (It's a textbook for a ...
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How do I fix the error cross-reference-class in texindy?

MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{makeidx} \begin{filecontents*}{tmp.xdy} (markup-index :open "\begin{theindex}\...
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With biblatex, do not capitalise prefixes for last names in the index

Sending bibliographical entries to the index with biblatex causes capitalisation of prefixes that is sometimes unwanted. For example, Dutch names with prefix van or French names with prefix de are ...
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Showing index marks in memoir

In the memoir class, \showindexmarks usefully provides a list at the top of a page of the contents of (most) indexing entries for that page. These lists appear in the "outer" margin, so alternately ...
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Indexing — page ranges only when explicitly requested?

Suppose I mention Aristotle in one context at the top of page 40. And then there is a discussion of a quite different argument of Aristotle's from the bottom of page 41 to page 43. I'd like the index ...
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Contents indexing going mad and getting mixed up

I am having some big problem regarding the table of content of my thesis and the indexing of the propositions. I think it mainly began when I introduced chapters, whereas I only used sections before. ...
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I don't want numbering ''remarque''' this is a code in down

\documentclass[14pt]{extarticle} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{mathrsfs} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \...
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How can I reduce the size of index numbers? (I'm using makeidx package)

I want to reduce the font size of the numbers that shown in index. \Thanks :)
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Latin and cyrillic index

I'm trying to make multi-language index. I use xelatex and xindy. In my document there are polish, lithuanian and russian terms. The problem is with russian ones. I found some alike solutions on how ...
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\index inside \autocite prenote not working

I am writing a tex file that uses the package biblatex-chicago and makeidx. I am using endnotes package to push all footnotes to the Notes section. All citations appear in the Bibliography section. ...
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Get “see” index cross-references with subitems

How can I get "see" indexing commands, created using \indexsee, such as... \indexsee{zilch!nadaX}{nothing} % double-level "zilch" ...to work in the following source file see.tex? %% see.tex \begin{...
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Truncated/minimal page range in index with “see also” references

This is a follow-up question to Page range truncation with imakeidx. The solution presented there does not work if there are any "see" or "see also" entries; is there a way to modify it to take this ...
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Build an index based on keywords in the bibtex file using `biblatex` and `imakeidx`

As a starting point, there are two examples to build indices grouped on the basis of 'authors and their titles' and 'year of published titles' here. I can also find many examples that use keywords ...
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latexing large jpg's

I am working on a book with about 1000 jpg pictures. It would compile to just over 6 GB ... if it did compile. But it does not, rather the hated color wheel starts turning forever and can only be ...
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Linking to index entries outside of the index

I use the splitindex-option for imakeidx for multiple indices, but I decided to organize my index entries additionally another way in a table. Since I am keeping my indices, I was wondering if there ...
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LaTeX index page range elision [duplicate]

I'm working on a book project using LaTeX and am stuck on a very fine point of style in the index. The publisher wants page ranges in the index to appear in the form 145--52 (rather than 145--152), ...
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index entries for exactly !( and !)

I did look at this answer to a similar question. It is about my bismon GPLv3+ free software project on github (commit b08143a1478f if that matters) whose LaTeX-ed documentation (partly generated) is ...
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Delete Thumb Index in for appendix

How can I remove the thumb index only for the appendix? This is the code I'm using, in a 'Dissertation' document type by the TU Delft. Thanks! %%% Thumb indices consist of white text on a rectangular ...
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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 ...