1. How to use a custom/local embedding model?

To create your customized embedding class you can follow Custom Embeddings guide.

2. How to use a local hugging face embedding model?

To use a local HuggingFace embedding model you can follow Local Embeddings with HuggingFace guide.

3. How to use embedding model to generate embeddings for text?

You can generate embeddings for texts with the following piece of code.

text_embedding = embed_model.get_text_embedding("YOUR_TEXT")

4. How to use Huggingface Text-Embedding Inference with LlamaIndex?

To use HuggingFace Text-Embedding Inference you can follow Text-Embedding-Inference tutorial.