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a flexible indexing program for generating book-like indexes in TeX and LaTeX, the roff-family, SGML/XML-based systems

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Create a Hungarian index with xindy

The Hungarian alphabet is the following: a, á, b, c, cs, d, dz, dzs, e, é, f, g, gy, h, i, í, j, k, l, ly, m, n, ny, o, ó, ö, ő, p, q, r, s, sz, t, ty, u, ú, ü, ű, v, w, x, y, z, zs For the ...
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Left-align Two-column Glossary for English Words

I have used glossaries package in order to produce an English-Persian and Persian-English dictionary, with a style which I found here. But regrettably, the English words are not left-aligned as you ...
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How to create a new index entry using imakeidx package?

THIS IS NOT A DUPLICATE OF THE FOLLOWING ANSWERS! Makeindex cannot generate subsubsub.. index entries How to Permit 4-Level Deep Index Entries (was, "Why are Index Entries Rejected?"} ...
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Sort greek and latin letters in one symbol glossary

I am writing my PhD thesis and create a list of symbols with glossaries and xindy. Here, latin and greek letters are used. The problem is the correct sorting with xindy. If I use english for sorting, ...
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xindy with arbitrary locations (not page numbers): no sort, no ranges, hyperlinks

I'm trying to write an index using "locations" that are not page numbers but some kind of sections (not with proper sectioning commands either). These locations are just numbers with ...
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A sorting of multilingual index in alphabetical order doesn't work with xindy

I want to create a multilingual (Russian and English) alphabetical index. makeidx doesn't work with Cyrrilic symbols, so as far as I know the best solution is to use xindy option in imakeidx. I tried ...
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First use of \gls from glossaries doesn't produce a long version of acronyms with Latex Workshop

I want to use the glossaries package to generate two glossaries with one acronym glossary. It worked well with TexStudio and MiKTex but if I try it with Latex Workshop in VS Code and Tex Live, the ...
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Is there a way to sort index from Uppercases to lowercases

I'm using xindy to create indeces. However, the default sort order is not sensible for uppercase and lowercase. Is there a way to create a .xdy file so that the uppercases are sorted in front of ...
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TexStudio with arara; cannot find extractbb

With some help from the prior question TexStudio and arara, I was able to get started with arara inside TexStudio (Yay!). But while running a Xelatex compilation (the 2nd example code in the URL just ...
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\xindy.pl: Cannot locate xindy modules directory at c:\texlive\2022\texmf-dist\scripts\xindy\xindy.pl line 409

I installed my latex environment on a new laptop (Windows 10, texlive 2022, lualatex, makeglossaries, xindy) and run my, previously working, project. Problem: When I run makeglossaries invoking xindy, ...
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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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How to write index to receive attributes for see and seealso entries?

I'm trying to get pr. suffix for index see and seealso entries with texindy. \begin{problems} \problem{Problems} \index{Horner's rule} \index{rule of Horner|see{Horner's rule}} \index{Horner!rule|see{...
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Customizing index to make a list of words with the same beginning

Do any of you how to make this part of my Index: where "Principio de Arquimedes" means "Archimede's principle" to look something like this: As you can see, I want that all the ...
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texindy does not run (ubuntu 20.04, texstudio)

I'm trying to run texindy on a document. I need it because I'm writing in french and makeindex doesn't understand how to sort some words with diacritics. Unfortunately, after several tryings, I don't ...
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Error : Call to xindy failed (Tex Live)

When I run makeglossaries glossaire, I get the following error: Name "Getopt::Std::STANDARD_HELP_VERSION" used only once: possible typo at c:\texlive\2022\texmf-dist\scripts\glossaries\...
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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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How to make xindy work with Lualatex?

I want to use glossaries with xindy. If I compile the following MWE with PDFLatex, there is no problem, I get the desired result (screenshot below). \documentclass{article} \usepackage{shellesc} \...
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Xindy not working on non-root drive

I've just been using texlive for a few years on my Win10 computer and so far I wasn't facing any difficulties. However since I don't have enough space on the C: drive, I had to install it on another ...
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XINDY wrongly sorted entries

I am testing xindy and have the following problem that the entries for umlauts are wrongly sorted. Using TeXLive 2021 not full version on Windows. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[xindy]{...
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How to get xindy work with Texmaker and Miktex?

I would like to use xindy with Texmaker, but it doesn't work. I have Perl version 5 installed on my computer and xindy also seems to be well installed since it is recognized in the windows command ...
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Xindy sorting of terms with square brackets

I am looking to sort using glossaries-extra and xindy for my glossaries in lualatex. I have some acronyms that have a square bracket as part of the acronym. Is there a way to tell xindy to ignore ...
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Removing roman numeral entries from an index

Problem: When I include a reference in a caption which then goes into the list of figures, tables etc it creates an index entry, how can I remove roman numeral entries from a xindy index automatically?...
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Can a Unicode document be properly indexed with LaTeX?

I'm trying to create a proper index for a book that uses Unicode throughout. By proper, I mean an index with (i) entries, subentries and sub-subentries, as appropriate; (ii) indexing of spans of text; ...
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index (xindy): How does one customize alphabetical order? [closed]

I'm trying to index all the words from my old conlang, whose alphabetical order goes aæbcçdðefghijklɬłnñŋməoœœ̄pqrsßtťþuůvwxyz instead of the regular abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz we're all familiar with....
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Page-range indexing breaks using hyperref and imakeidx with xindy

Loading hyperref together with imakeindex (using the latter's xindy option) seems to disable use of \index to index ranges of pages with \index{keyword|(}…\index{keyword|)}. The keyword appears in ...
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seealso entries disappear in xindy/imakeidx with hyperref?

I think I'm encountering a bug in some combination of imakeidx, xindy, and hyperref, but I don't know which one. The following minimal example generates an empty index, even though it should have one ...
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xindy: Character #\u0438 cannot be represented in the character set CHARSET:ISO-8859-1

When I try to run pdflatex (via texstudio 3.0.1, version 2.15 TeX Live 2019/dev or via MikTex) with option \usepackage[xindy]{imakeidx} I get this error: Character #\u0438 cannot be represented in the ...
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xindy: var-location-class and ff-ranges; page numbers order problem

I am working on a document that contains index items both in the text and in the footnotes. The footnote items are shown differently than the text items. To implement this, I followed this answer and ...
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Can the comma in the index be replaced by another character?

I am looking for a simple solution to change index entries so that I get honey • 24 instead of honey, 24. I looked through a couple of articles on influencing the index style (idxlayout customized ...
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Indexing: a better way to handle "see" and "see also"?

I'm just getting into indexing with LaTeX, and I've got a problem. When making an index, it's often necessary to make one term refer to another. When the one term is a synonym of the other (e.g. soda ...
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texindy style: How do I fill the lines with dots?

I would like to build an a few Indices for a document that contain names in several languages. I understand from reading around that the way to go is imakeidx and to use texindy for the processing......
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Cannot locate xindy module for language german in codepage latin

Newly I received the above message as I compiled one of my old documents (last year it compiled without errors). I use TeXnicCenter x64 with following arguments I also found the same messages for ...
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xindy with texmaker and miktex on ubuntu yield: call to xindy failed error code 255

I am trying to use the latex template of my university and already just compiling the template does not go through because of xindy. Texmaker tells me: ***Call to xindy failed*** Check 'these.alg' for ...
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Error with accent characters in index item with tex4ebook and xindy (Texlive 2020)

This is a follow-up of my previous question here. I'm using texlive 2020 and using the files provided by @Michal.h21. I have modified the input file sample.tex. \documentclass[ebook,12pt,oneside,...
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Error: xindy ask for libncurses.so.5

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 (fresh install) and installed texlive 2020. I got this error in xindy Process started: texindy "XxxxXxxx".idx /usr/local/texlive/2020/bin/x86_64-...
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Unwanted section marks in Exercises, Index and Bibliography headings

I am writing a book in twoside book documentclass. I am using the following code snippet to modify my headers and footers. % Header-Footer \usepackage[english]{babel} \renewcommand\cftsecpresnum{\S} \...
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Cannot locate xindy module for language dutch in codepage utf8?

Texmaker executes xindy as: xindy -I xindy -L dutch -M test -C utf8 -t test.glg -o test.gls test.glo This gives the following error message: Cannot locate xindy module for language dutch in ...
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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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Switching from makeindex to xindy removes the index from TOC

I need xindy for Russian sort order in the index, but once I replace makeindex package with xindy the TOC entry for the index disappears. How can I restore the index TOC entry? \documentclass{memoir}...
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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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Xindy, indextools and Arabic

I am trying to get Xindy work with Arabic. Everything works smoothly except for the final result where the index items are not aligned right to left and some letters are not in order. I couldn't solve ...
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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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Separate list of abbreviations/acronyms for each chapter in book with `glossaries` package

I'm trying to generate a list of abbreviations/acronyms separately for each chapter in a book using the glossaries package and xindy. Any abbreviation can appear in any chapter. Using Nicola Talbot's ...
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\leavevmode@ifvmode undefined for xindy/texindy?

I was getting "The control sequence at the end of the top line" referring to \leavevmodeifvmode for all my entries in an .ind file. Each entry of \indexentry in the idx file is translated to \item \...
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xindy: confused by conflicting information

Trying to create a properly sorted Russian index, I ran into the below error with xindy: ERROR: CHAR: index 0 should be less than the length of the string here it says that this error is from an "...
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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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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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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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