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Q&A singular or plural for index entries

I am in the final stages of writing a book and currently I am preparing the index. Are there any rules whether index entries should be listed in singular or plural? Currently I have Markov chains...

2 answers  ·  posted 11y ago by jochen‭  ·  last activity 2mo ago by Herem1956‭

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Q&A Where should index and glossary appear in a report?

I am writing my thesis and now wonder whether I should typeset index and glossary as an appendix or after them. There's no department-level accepted writing style, so my adviser's opinion might be...

1 answer  ·  posted 12y ago by Mohammad Hedayati‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Indexing: after or during the writing process

I use Latex for writing articles/papers/longer documents. Most of these documents are scientific in nature, and therefore it is often useful to add an index of the most important terms at the end o...

2 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by Klangen‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Is there a standard for what should be included in an index?

I have a non-fiction book that I want to create an index for. Is there any standard for what items should be included in an index? Some things are obvious like names and proper nouns. But, is ther...

2 answers  ·  posted 9y ago by Questioner‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A How do you build good per-book *and* global indexes?

For our SDK, we generate individual documents (PDFs) and one big HTML doc set (CHM file) from the same Docbook source. Each book has an index, and the HTML version has an integrated index that is ...

0 answers  ·  posted 12y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A How do I index an author who published with and without middle initial?

How do I index an author who published articles with and without middle initial? For example, I cite an author who published as J. Bloggs, An important paper, Some Journal, 1993 and J. Z. Bloggs...

0 answers  ·  posted 8y ago by user1362373‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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