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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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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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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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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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LyX index cross-referencing, “see” option

Exactly the same as this question. I have tried the answer there, but I can't seem to get it to work even with various permutations. I want to have an index entry that says "circular functions, see ...
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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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Multiple index entry

I want to know what is the proper way to do multiple indexes in languages where the adjectives come after the subject. For example in english if I want to index the inverse function I can do: \index{...
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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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Making index in Pandoc generated ebook

I would like to make the example I have written in this question to work in Pandoc. When run using pandoc input-tex-file -o output-epub-file, pandoc produces a nice ebook using this tex file. However, ...
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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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Xindy: Pass meta information to output

Is there a way extend xindy in a way that it passes some meta information through the sorting algorithm and then to process those information in the output markup? Specificly, i need my index terms ...
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How can I customise memoir's index to have more than two columns?

Is it possible to customise memoir's index so that it has more than two columns? My index entries are single Chinese characters, so even \twocolindex results in way too much whitespace.
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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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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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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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Changing how letters are sorted in index

The alphabet in the albanian language is : A B C Ç D DH E Ë F G GJ H I J K L LL M N NJ O P Q R RR S SH T TH U V X XH Y Z ZH This is the code I am trying \documentclass{article} \usepackage[...
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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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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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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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Index in KOMA-Script layers

Background. I would like to replace the intentionally blank pages or vacat pages in scrbook with a page which shows a new quote on every new blank page. Thanks to scrbook and LuaTeX this is not ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Undefined \printindex

tex/.../supp-pdf.tex tex/.../supp-mis.tex loading : Context Support Macros / Miscellaneous (2004.10.26) ) loading : Context Support Macros / PDF (2004.03.26) ) tex/latex/hyperref/nameref.sty) ! ...
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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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`\index{…}` in footnode different from `\index{…}` in main text

Dear all I think I have a problem with the collation of makeidx. following some suggestions found here I have got in the text something like this \index[p]{Plutarco!demalignitate@\textit{De ...