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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 formatting with footnote number has clashed with "See" and "See also"

I am facing an issue in tagging the index for See, See also and some index terms which are in footnotes. Index representing within the footnote was to be reproduced along with footnote number in the ...
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How to change the name of an index entry

I'm using the package imakeidx to index a book I'm writing, but I have run into a small issue. I tried scanning the documentation to see if there was a way to change the name of what is being indexed ...
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How to Permit 4-Level Deep Index Entries (was, "Why are Index Entries Rejected?"}

I have marked index entries in a document and get the following when I run \makeindex: This is makeindex, version 2.15 [TeX Live 2020] (kpathsea + Thai support). Scanning input file 2023_scl_002 copy....
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Create index of title in a text box

I am using text boxes into a document and each of them has a title with an increasing counter. I would like to create an index of the text boxes including therefore title, number and page. An example ...
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Error: Use of \@index doesn't match its definition

First, let me show you something that works. It creates a link from an indexed term to its corresponding entry in the index, and vice-versa. \newcommand{\myname}[2]{#1\renewcommand{\@currentlabel}{#2}}...
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Forward link to an indexed keyword

I am trying to have a link from an indexed keyword, to the keyword entry where it is listed. Right now, my indexed keywords, in the main text, look like something tile this: \textcolor{orange}{...
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Remove stretch between index entries

These are the gaps I'm talking about. This seems similar to what happens when using \flushbottom. For context, I am using imakeidx with memoir. I've tried turning on \raggedbottom and setting \parskip ...
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Help on improving the Index dot fill

I'm working on (re-)typesetting a classical French math book on algebraic number theory. The main part has been finished, but the appearance of the index is not very satisfying. The MWE below contains ...
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Page number (or dot fill) in Index not placed in the right place

In my configuration of the Index, the .mst file contains the following: delim_0 "\\IndexDotfill " % Filler between section heading and page number delim_1 "\\IndexDotfill " % ...
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Random order of accented entries with texindy

After sorting out my problem with imakeidx, I still have an issue with a wrong alphabetical order of accented Hungarian entries in the index. Updated MikTeX running lualatex-dev.exe with -interaction=...
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"Acronym" name in the head

I want to see the name of "Acronym" or "Abkürzungverzeichnis" as title and in the header of the page. This is the code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \newcommand\ncoverline[1]{\...
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Automatically generate two-page index entries

I'm writing a text where there will be several index entries for short biographies. The index entries for persons are supposed to be in small caps and the biography entries will get page numbers in ...
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How to make index appear on table of contents [duplicate]

I've been trying to make index appear on table of contents. I tried many solutions I found (including this question here for which all the solutions haven't worked How to add \printindex to ...
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Getting rid of unwanted double space

After asking a question on how to implement a particular basic index from scratch, I created a LaTeX package with the solution I found (hereapplies.sty). The usage is very simple. For example, \...
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Implementing a very basic index from scratch

I am creating a document in which in the first chapter I define some concepts – each with its own dedicated paragraph (something like: concept one, concept two, concept three, etc.) – and in all the ...
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Index Entry with its line info (lineno package)

I want to show line number in index entry, like this question showing-line-number-in-glossaries. The Test Code below \documentclass{report} \usepackage{xcolor} %%%%%%%%LINE NUMBER \usepackage[...
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Chapter dependencies graph as a replacement for an index page

I am brand new to Latex... To communicate software architecture goals and principles across a large team so that each developer knows the overarching objectives when working on their task, I would ...
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Indexing Question Numbers

I'm typesetting a math book. Since the book spirals, and there are different types of questions in each assignment, I'd like a simple way to refer students to problem types. I tried using a simple ...
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Problem with indices in the Polish language

Although I read some postings about indices on the forum, I still have trouble with making an index in Polish. I want to have bold letters before a group connected with a single letter (like in the ...
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Need to add vertical space in Index entries

My codes are follows: \documentclass[executive,twoside, justified, symmetric, notoc, openany]{tufte-book} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex[intoc, name = Rindex, title = Index of R and RStudio, ...
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Importing a pre-generated index file to Overleaf

I have a problem with the index generated using Overleaf. I am using imaxeidx with no flags other than the title and number of columns. After generating the .idx file I simply use \printindex to print ...
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How to Get the Index to Display "Ibid" Instead of Page Numbers Where Applicable

Consider the MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage[style=verbose-trad2,ibidpage=true]{biblatex} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.mst} ...
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Customize lst index list list of listings

I would like to see if there is a way to make the same format like this to show figures but for lst listings. I would like to have something like: CODE 1. CODE 1 CODE 2. CODE 2 That is to say, add ...
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Line-breaking problem produced by \dotfill and long index entries

First an MWE and its index page are as follows. \documentclass[12pt]{article} %%%index setting%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% \usepackage{imakeidx} \usepackage[colorlinks,linkcolor=blue]{hyperref} \...
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OSCOLA Biblatex and UN Resolutions

I'd like to cite UN resolutions using the OSCOLA Biblatex package (from Paul Stanley). I have my entry in the .bib file as: @misc{UNGA_Res2222, institution = {UNGA}, title = {Treaty on ...
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zhmakeindex is denied when to make Chinese index with imakeidx

First an MWE is as follows. \documentclass{ctexart} \usepackage{imakeidx} \usepackage[colorlinks,linkcolor=blue]{hyperref} \makeatletter \def\imki@progdefault{zhmakeindex} \makeatother \makeindex \...
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Index of Names and Index of Terms are not recognized as sections

First an MWE and its output to the contents and index pages are as follows. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{imakeidx} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[totoc=true]{idxlayout} \indexsetup{level=\...
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Justifying problem on index entries

First an MWE and its output to the index page are as follows. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{idxlayout} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex[columns=2,columnsep=2em] \begin{document} ...
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Why is Pgfpages with the Pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1} Command Not Picking Up the Index? [duplicate]

The following code \documentclass[openany]{book} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex \usepackage{idxlayout} \usepackage{pgfpages} %\pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1} \begin{document} \LARGE Some words.\index{...
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I would like to insert a counter inside an index in LaTeX

This is my first question on Stackexchange, please apologize if I am too naive! In my lecture notes, I am inserting exercises in the text. They have a specific counter, say \ExoCounter. I am using a ...
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Dot spaces in Contents and Index

First an MWE and its output: \documentclass[a4paper, 10pt]{book} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex \newcommand{\AddIndexLetterToTOC}[1]{\textbf{#1}\phantomsection\...
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Correct way to add index letters to TOC

First a MWS and its output are as follows. \documentclass[a4paper, 10pt]{book} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.mst} ...
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Adding authors to index from citations [duplicate]

I’m writing a book, and using bibtex for references. I’d like to add entries for cited authors to the index, and am wondering if there’s a package or other way to do this automatically. So, if I cite ...
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making an index of words in texstudio

so i want to make an index that shows where certain words appear in which pages in the output pdf let's say I have a document that contains a certain amount of the word "avocado" and at the ...
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How to Specify the Gap Between Index Entries

The code \documentclass{book} \usepackage{imakeidx} \let\cleardoublepage\clearpage \makeindex \usepackage[itemlayout=singlepar]{idxlayout} \begin{document} \LARGE This is the first paragraph.\index{...
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Package imakeidx not printing index voices/items into the Index chapter

Good evening everyone. I have a problem with the package imakeidx, coding on Overleaf (XeTeX engine, TeX Live 2021) a master's thesis. This is an example of my main.tex document, which produces the ...
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Make the usepackage sanitize-umlaut work

The index list at the end as a register of all \index{...} is sorted alphabetically. However, non-standard characters like German umlauts are by default treated as symbols and, therefore, placed at ...
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Make index refer to \poemtitle (verse package) instead of page number

I try to make an “index of rhymes” in a poem collection. So, I began to set an index called “Index of rhymes”: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{imakeidx} \usepackage{verse} ...
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Line breaks in \index commands cause same entries to appear as different ones in the index

If there are two \index{} commands containing the same string, but one with a line break, then that item appears as two different items in the index. See the MWE below (copy it with the line break in ...
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How to add category "Figures" before "A" in index?

I'd like to create a category (letter group) named "Figures" before the first letter "A" in the index. The following correctly puts "Figure description, 1" in its own ...
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Using xindy with MiKteX (tex2xindy seems broken)

I'm trying desperately to use the xindy utility (v. 2.5.1, packaged on 2022-03-29) with theimakeidx package . (Incidentally my aim is to use XeLaTeX, with the intent to create several indices using ...
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Can I get a List of Poems to include only poems from a specified group?

In the poetry anthology I'm compiling, the poems are fairly unsorted (and since it followed hand-written notes, that can't be changed). I would like to create a handful of groups, such as War, Love, ...
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LyX: Index title does not align with section titles

When adding an index in a LyX document, the title "Index" (or its modified name) does not vertically align with other section titles in the output. There is more vertical space above it. ...
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Issues with the Numbering of a Bible Verse Index

I've been trying to create a Bible verse index for a Bible project, and I currently have some problems with the numbering of the books in the index. Here's my MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{report} \...
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error on pagebreak in index of makeindex when using center environment in footer of package scrlayer-scrpage

I run into strange compilation errors regarding the combination of packages scrlayer-scrpage and makeidx. I reduced this to the following case Define a footer via \cfoot* that contains a center ...
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index of an URL after item disappears

Inside \begin{itemize} , if I add a \index{text} after the \item, the "text" from the index appears in the index after \printindex but disappears from the PDF file in the original position ...
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Combining index references on a page

The entry for "crux" in the printed index from the source below shows page 1 twice, once for \index{crux|mainref} and again for the other \index{crux...} items. How can those page references ...
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How to Prevent Idxlayout's Placement of a Semicolon within the Content of an Index Entry for Paragraph-Type Delineations

Consider the code \documentclass{book} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex \usepackage{idxlayout} %\usepackage[itemlayout=singlepar]{idxlayout} \begin{document} \Large Some words.\index{Examples@\...
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How to Delineate All Index Entries Under a Heading Horizontally as a Paragraph

Consider the code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex \usepackage{idxlayout} \usepackage{xcolor} \begin{document} \Large Some words.\index{Heading@\textbf{Heading}! 1. This is ...
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Adding a Period After the Page Number When Using Idxlayout

Consider the code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex \usepackage{idxlayout} \begin{document} \Large \noindent Some words.\index{\textbf{How to add a period after the page ...
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