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Questions tagged [xindy]

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

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Removing empty page between list of acronyms and nomenclature in frontmatter of twoside page book

I am trying to get rid of extra empty page in \frontmatter of \documentclass[twoside]{book} between passages of Abbreviations and List of symbols. I am using for printing and managing list of symbols ...
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imakeidx: Is it possible to use `xindi` internally?

I have been using {imakeidx} to produce indexes without the need of running external programs as in: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex %\usepackage[xindy]{imakeidx} %\...
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Xindy seems to ignore sort-rules in custom .xdy file

So I am trying the change the way xindy is sorting umlauts in an index file by prescribing custom sort-rules. This is the myfile.xdy that I use: (require "lang/german/duden-utf8-lang.xdy") (sort-...
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Indextools package and custom index. (Section and any counter)

My problem is that I need to create a custom index that shows more than the page. Like this: Word, s.5,o.6,p.9 , where s. is section, o. a dummy counter, and p. page. My MWE: \documentclass{book} \...
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Insert note after lettergroup using imakeidx/xindy

I would like to be able to enter a note in an index after \lettergroup something like this: Of course, it would be possible to edit the .ind file to do this but I'd rather not. Ideally this would be ...
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Nomenclature with glossaries and xindy forget some symbols

I would like to create a large nomenclature thanks to glossaries packages. I also would like to sort the element of the nomenclature by symbols, because I found it easier when you are looking for ...
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Remove the chapter number in the toc for glossaries?

I am using Xindy to generate various glossaries. I am trying to remove the chapter number in front of the title of the glossaries. I coulnd not find any help in the package document. Does anyone know ...
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xindy could not find file “lang/english/utf8-lang.xdy” despite being available

I get a strange error upon running perl.exe \path\to\xindy.pl -L english -C utf8 -I xindy -M "main" -t "main.alg" -o "main.acr" "main.acn" or equivalently, xindy.exe -L english -C utf8 -I xindy -...
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Why .ind empty (with error message from xindy although makeindex is used) when index command is inside an align environment?

When compiling the following MWE with texi2dvi -p, the second \index{} command fails with the error message ERROR: CHAR: index 0 should be less than the length of the string (seems like this is ...
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output_dir from latexmk breaks makeglossaries

I've got a problem with a custom latexMK.rc file and makeglossaries using xindy. The document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[nomain,acronym,xindy]{glossaries-extra} \makeglossaries \...
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Getting error for xindy glossary

When I use xindy for producing glossary in XeLatex I getting the following error: xindy.pl: input file xindy -L persian-variant1 -C utf8 -I xindy -M %.xdy -t %.glg -o %.gls %.glo | xindy -L persian-...
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Getting xindy to run from a directory with an umlaut in its path

I use a Windows 10 setup with MiKTeX and I am trying to use xindy for index generation (for use with tex4ebook and the helpers4ht package). The xindy script was installed at the following location: C:...
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Cannot locate xindy module for language british in codepage utf8

When I use xindy for as my makeglossaries backend, I get the following warning: Cannot locate xindy module for language british in codepage utf8 However, there is no issue with the typesetting of ...
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Glossaries per chapter not produced during compile

I am trying to make glossaries per chapter for my book. This per chapter design for the glossary is tested from this answer at TEX.SX. But I am not able to print the glossary at the end of each ...
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Xindy Hyperref and Cross references to subentries

Xindy for an index with cross references and hyperref do not play nice. This is why I tried the approach of this question which disables hyperrefs automatic linking for indexes and then uses Xindy to ...
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Index with Xindy, last line to long

I am trying to customise my index, based on this initial question. As i later found out, hyperref and xindy do not play nice if cross references are involved. Which is why I tried to follow this ...
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Using Xindy: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item. \cleardoublepage

I want to create a glossary in my article using Xindy. I run this command in the TeXstudio: xindy --language persian --codepage variant1-utf8 --input-markup xindy --module main --log-file main.fa.glg ...
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Disable sorting in texindy

I'm trying to establish a workflow for a LaTeX project and haven't figured out how to use makeidx or imakeidx packages to sort UTF-8 encoded index by languages not covered in the section supported ...
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How to make xindy not just read but also apply an .xdy style file?

I'm testing xindy with MikTeX on Windows 10. I have the following simple myfile.tex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} Some text \index{aa} \index{ab} \index{...
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How to tell texindy where to look for the script engine?

I decided to start using xindy. I'm using MikTex on a Windows machine so I realized I need to install Perl manually, because when running texindy (in TeXworks) it says: texindy.exe: The script engine ...
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Custom Index with Xindy and Imakeidx

In this thread, we addressed the issue of proper sorting in an automated author name index. It worked fine until I merged the code with these two redefinitions made by Enrico in this thread in order ...
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Xindy fails to sort umlauts in Imakeidx

I'm using Imakeidx to auto-generate an author index for my bibentries, but I have a problem with the sorting of some special characters such as umlauts. As suggested, I tried to use xindy as a engine ...
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How to add custom letter groups to an index, e.g. for greek letters or brackets?

I have an index of symbols made using makeindex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} Text \index{sin@$\sin$} % just some examples of index entries \index{...
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Remove comma from the end of indexed words (xindy)

I would like to remove comma at the end of the phrases in the index, just before page numbers. So my question is essentially the same, as it was asked here: Is there an easy way to hide comma (,) from ...
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Index like in glossaries-user

I would like to create an index as it can be found in glossaries-user.pdf. Precise goal: A glossary for acronyms and an index in which all acronyms are listed (though only for selected pages) in ...
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Index syntax makeindex vs xindy (range formatting)

In a normal index generated with makeindex we can format a range using \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} test\index{test|(textbf} \newpage test\index{...
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xindy: Suppress 'Cross-reference-target (“entry”) does not exist' error for entries without locators

Background First, consider the following index entry: \index{entry|see{non-existent entry}} When xindy builds the index, it will complain about the dangling cross-reference: ERROR: Cross-reference-...
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How to create an index and a list of abbreviations (russian&english)

I have installed on my computer: Windows 8.1 basic-miktex-2.9.6643.exe texstudio-2.12.8-win-qt5.exe ActivePerl-5.22.4.2205-MSWin32-x86-64int-403863.exe I can not make an index and a list of ...
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Call to xindy failed due to double path on windows

I have a problem with makeglossaries after installing MikTex on my windows10 machine. pdflatex and biber work perfectly fine, yet when calling makeglossaries it fails with the following error message: ...
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Xindy doesn't work: xindy.pl: input file xxx.acn doesnot exist [closed]

I want to use xindy for my glossaries. The command for calling xindy which I use is xindy -L persian-variant1 -C utf8 -I xindy -M %.xdy -t %.glg -o %.gls %.glo | xindy -L persian-variant1 -C utf8 -I ...
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Italicize cited only authors in person index

I want to have mixed persons index and cited works authors index. Authors which appears only in citations must be italicized in the index. Other persons (and authors which appears also in main text) ...
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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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Indexing with xindy \index{Alf|see {Alfred}}

When I use \index{Alf|see {Alfred}} I get the warning : unknown cross-reference-class `see '! (ignored) I dont want to use seealso;
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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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MWE for Norwegian index with Xindy, anyone? [duplicate]

I would like to make a Norwegian index for a book. Is there a MWE which can help me?
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Exclude item in automatic index

Based on the question here, I used the following code \DeclareCiteCommand{\footfullcite}[\mkbibfootnote] {\usebibmacro{prenote}} {\usebibmacro{citeindex}% \usedriver {\DeclareNameAlias{...
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Avoid line break before page number in the index

This is a bit of a contrived example, as the real one depends on specific fonts I can't post here. MWE: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{makeidx} \usepackage[unbalanced,columns=3,justific=...
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Author index building and footfullcite command

I use biblatex for managing my bibliography with indexing=true. I build an author index via the following code: \DeclareIndexNameFormat{default}{% \nameparts{#1}% \usebibmacro{index:name}% {\index[...
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Creating a Japanese (Hiragana) alphabet

I'm creating a Japanese to English dictionary, using the glossaries package with xindy. Thanks to the answer here, I am able to put Japanese text in the name field of a glossary entry; eg. \...
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How to create Index with first letter capitalized using xindy

I'm using xindy to make my Index page. Is it possible to style it in such way that each first word in letter group will have first letter capitalized? I would like to have something like this: Tabela,...
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Toolchain, to compile a lualatex document with biber and xindy?

Which are the required steps to compile LuaLaTeX plus biber, and xindy to pdf latex? I tried it with the following bash script, #!/bin/bash MYPRJ="masterfile" LUAOPTIONS="--halt-on-error --output-...
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How to write dashed page ranges and “see under” in indexes manually?

WANT to write idx file manually, but cannot ... A) ... write page ranges with -- en-dashes. Makeindex.exe -r (version 2.12) rejects this entry: \indexentry{Star Wars (movie)!Skywalker, Luke}{4--6} ...
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Index - xindy attributes hierarchy

I am typesetting a document in french, hence using xindy to create an index. I have three levels of references : major, which is typesetted in bold; default which is typesetted in roman and minor, ...
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xindy not working in TeXLive - xindy kernel not found

I am using TeXLive 2016 on Fedora 25 and it seems that my installation of xindy is not working properly. Whenever it is called, it returns xindy: Could not execute xindy kernel: No such file or ...
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Running xindy on up-to-date OS [duplicate]

cfr once asked and answered the following question: How can I use xindy on a system with libncurses.so.6? In short: every run of xindy/texindy on an actual file (not the help menu) does end with ...
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Adding a new engine in TeXShop

I would like to add a new engine in TeXShop which is able to perform the xindy command in the following way: texindy -g meindok.idx I do not want to call the command every time from the command line,...
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Setup arara with xindy

How do I set up arara to work with xindy? I tried using xindy.yaml from https://github.com/cereda/arara/blob/master/rules/xindy.yaml as the TeXLive 2017 distribution does not come with xindy.yaml. ...
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Arbitrary spaces are inserted into .idx-file and mar makeindex

In my MWO teubner.sty, no matter where and how it is loaded, makes splitindex insert arbitrary spaces in the .idx-file (see below). It works, at least in this sample, if I replace \index with \...
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Can Xindy and MakeIndex coexist?

Is it possible to use Xindy and MakeIndex in the same document without fear of collisions? The reason for doing so is that there is a dearth of good documentation on using Xindy for general indexing ...
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Xindy tutorials?

Aside from the official documentation what other good Xindy tutorials are out there, either on the Internet or in textbooks (not necessarily in English)?