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fixme package breaks page links in index generated by makeidx

I have a problem that page links are not working for my index when I include the fixme package. I can certainly come up with some sort of work around, but I'm wondering if there are any fixes for this....
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Can I use ltxdoc, makeidx, doc and bookmarks? If so, how?

Is it possible to use ltxdoc.cls with makeidx and bookmark? MNWE: \documentclass{ltxdoc} \usepackage{makeidx} \usepackage{bookmark} \makeindex \begin{document} \DescribeMacro{\mymacro}\marg{argument}\...
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How to center-align and adjust font of the index reference in a TOC using memoir?

I'm using the memoir class and have a TOC that is center aligned. I adjust the chapter formatting and shown in my MWE below, but the index seems to follow some of the formatting but not all of it? E.g....
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Looking for an Analogous Command to |See for Use in the TOC

Consider the code \documentclass{book} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} \LARGE \tableofcontents \newpage \addtocontents{toc}{CHAPTERX|see{CHAPTERA}} \index{ChapterX|see{ChapterA}} \...
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Spurious space after automatic line break before \index in math mode

Feeding \documentclass{article} \pagestyle{empty} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document}% \newlength{\myLen}\setlength{\myLen}{33em}% \noindent 1st line. Plain \(B\), no index:\\ \hspace*{\...
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Hyperref bug with index entry containing quoted | character

For this MWE, run with xelatex in TexLive 2020 on Windows 10: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \usepackage{hyperref} \makeindex \begin{document} \index{foo} % OK, but without this line, ...
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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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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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Nomencl not being printed no nls file [duplicate]

Written article, but nomenclature is not printed. Using Texmaker with MikTEX. I have configured the Makeindex file locations as in the examples. makeindex <filename>.nlo -s nomencl.ist -o <...
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How to automatically index acronyms under a different index entry?

I would like to use scribal abbreviations of the works of Aristotle (e. g. NE or EE), but the author (Aristotle), who may not specifically named or cited, should automatically appear in the Index of ...
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Use makeidx with hyperref in beamer

I am making kind of lecture notes for online lectures using the beamer class (in the presentation mode). I need to use index. Using the advice from Is it bug or feature? I cannot use makeidx in beamer,...
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[i]makeidx together with scrlayer-scrpage and tabbing in header leads to 'Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item. \end{theindex}' error

I tried to add an index to one of my documents. This however failed, as the following MWI does as well. The cryptic error message is: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item. \end{theindex} The ...
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Index sorting with a mix of greek and roman letters and single letter index entries

A mix of Roman, Greek, and single letter index entries I am typing my thesis and have a mix of regular words, mathematics using greek symbols, and the occasional one letter word (such as the ...
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Change Layout for makeidx or imakeidx

i want to change the default layout of my index. Need to use makeidx instead of imakeidx because i need it at the beginning of the document (found out that it is not possible with imakeidx) I was not ...
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ShowIdx (loaded by the Heiko Oberdiek hack) to display in red

I would like showidx to display the entries in the margin in red but can't figure out how, if only because showidx is loaded by the famous Heiko Oberdiek hack. Here is a MWE: \documentclass[11pt]{...
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makeindex: how to avoid format inappropriately applied to comma between adjacent page numbers?

Suppose you have a document in which you want to index the word "x" on pages 1, 2, and 4, and you would like to style each of the page number entries in the index in the same way (perhaps each of them ...
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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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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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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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Adding an index to classicthesis

I've been trying to add an index to my classicthesis document, in addition to a glossary (since they're not the same thing). I've done the usual bits: % in the preamble \PassOptionsToPackage{listings,...
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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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Index entries sorted by text of macro instead of value

A related question was asked here seven years ago, but I couldn't manage to make that solution work in my case. I am using macros in various instances of my text to have a shorthand for often used ...
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How to create a glossary of mathematical symbols in order of definition using the non-intrusive method of annotating used in creating a regular index?

I'd like to create an index of mathematical symbols. I'm purposefully using the term "index" rather than "glossary" for the following reason. There's a difference of usage between the glossaries and ...
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Index with both authors and subjects using natbib and makeidx

I am writing a book and trying to create an index that includes both authors (gathered from natbib references and the \citeindextrue command) and subjects (generated with the makeidx package and the \...
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cannot use package makeidx

I want to use the package makeidx, but I can't. When I comment out the \usepackage{makeidx} everything is ok, but I don't have index at the end. Note \index{animal} at the end. I have this source ...
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hyperref, makeidx and autonum combination leads to unexpected results

This question is a follow-up of my other question: If I use math equations with the autonum package and the hyperref package without setting the option hypertexnames to false then I receive those ...
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Why does \newcommand not work properly with \index and math argument?

I was going to shorten the \index command (package makeidx) as shown below. I am working on a large document and always forgot to write the normal word additionally before the index entry command \...
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Using different counter for Index (makeidx)

I have a question similar to this question: I'm using makeidx and I want the index to use a different counter than \thepage. My code looks like this: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{makeidx} \...
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Append a letter to a page number in Index

I am writing a book and would like to format an index, in which certain page numbers would have a letter appended (f for figure, t for table, etc.). I have tried the following short working example: \...
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adding an explanatory text with makeidx in a book document class

(SECOND POST) Here is an updated code which shows that when commenting the index package I get in the index two separate entries in the index for the term alldifferent (one for its definition and one ...
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Show index marks in text draft

I am creating an index for a long document using the makeidx package. Everything works fine. In order to handle the document easier and to have a better overview, it would be very nice to show/mark ...
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Auto updating index entry page numbers

I am using MikTeX Version 2.9 in Windows. Currently I am using makeidx.sty and the makeindex.exe program to crate the index entries from the TeX application files by using the tag \index. But is it ...
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Problem with making an index

I have a Latex document that I compiles perfectly. I wanted to add an index to the document and since it is Latex I used the commands \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex added my \index commands and ...
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