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Re: Feature request: multilevel indexing for TeX

From: Gavin Smith
Subject: Re: Feature request: multilevel indexing for TeX
Date: Sun, 28 Apr 2019 10:22:30 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.6.1 (2016-04-27)

On Sun, Apr 28, 2019 at 02:33:25AM -0600, address@hidden wrote:
> Gavin Smith <address@hidden> wrote:
> > On Sat, Mar 02, 2019 at 04:33:30PM +0000, Gavin Smith wrote:
> > > Implemented as @subentry in git commit 372cfab.
> > > 
> > > A test file is attached. Please feel free to experiment.
> > > 
> > > It still needs to be implemented in texi2any, once the syntax is
> > > finalised. Volunteers are welcome.
> >
> > I've added some support for @seeentry and @seealso in index entries in 
> > texi2any.  They are ignored except for DocBook output.
> Truly awesome!!!
> How do mean "ignored"?  Do you simply remove the @subentry and use
> the rest of the line as the index text, in Info, for example?

I mean entries with @seeentry and @seealso do not add any index entries 
for HTML and Info output.  @subentry isn't ignored.

> I'd suggest something like  s/ address@hidden +/, /g   in sed syntax
> for Info, if that makes sense to you.

In HTML and Info output, this is what is done already - the parts are 
separated by commas.

> And once again, a huge THANK YOU for working with me to add this feature
> to Texinfo.  I have been working on the gawk manual's index to take
> advantage of this and it makes for an incredible improvement.

That is very good to hear.  Thank you for suggesting the new features 
and working to implement them in texindex.  I'm sure others will find 
them useful too.

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