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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] Indices

Thomas Schraitle wrote:
> Hi Dave,
> On Sonntag, 23. September 2007, Dave Pawson wrote:
>> I'm looking at the emacs texinfo markup.
>> It has indexterms marked by 'class', e.g. index terms for variables,
>> functions, keys etc.
>> Is there such capability in docbook please?
> If I understood you correctly, you want to group some index entries into 
> *separate* indices, or in other words, a "specialized index". Right?

Yes, emacs has a number of seperate indices.

> Use the "type" attribute (»Specifies the target index for this term«). Try 
> this:
>  <indexterm type="variable">
>    <primary>track-eol</primary>
>  </indexterm>
> Don't forget to insert the following line (generally at the end of your 
> document):
>   <index type="variable"/>
> All index entries marked with "type" and its value "variable" is shown 
> under this index. For more information, see [1].
(And thanks Bob ... again :-)
> Hope this helps. :)

Yes :-) Very much.

Thanks Thomas.


Dave Pawson
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