Set a specific style for makeindex in the first page

If your ‘index’ has no style and you want to define it, you should define “pagestyle plain” following your other styles or a new one as you wish. % indice autores \addcontentsline{toc}{section}{\textbf{├Źndice de autores}} \fancypagestyle{plain}{% \fancyhf{} \cfoot{\thepage} \chead{\small{Header Message}} \renewcommand {\headrulewidth}{0.4pt} \renewcommand {\footrulewidth}{0.0pt} } \printindex \end{document} Nice tip from:

How to change the “index” title in latex

If you want to change the “index” title from your latex document, depending of your babel you could run in preamble. \addto\captionsenglish{% \renewcommand*{\indexname}{Index of whatever I want} } If you are writing this in Brazilian Portuguese, you should set to your babel \usepackage[brazil]{babel} \usepackage{makeidx} \addto{\captionsbrazil}{% \renewcommand{\indexname}{\LARGE{├Źndice dos autores}} } Thanks these guys from stackexchange […]