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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] Auto-generating an index


>On Fri, Feb 4, 2011 at 06:20, Ron Catterall <ron@catterall.net> wrote:
> [...]
>> If the text  already exists you could of course do a global search and
>> replace on your text:
>Thanks, Ron.  That's the point: the text already exists, and the
>original bulk of it (not my responsibility then) I converted from html
>to DB, so no index markup.  I have to go through it and add DB index
>markup.  I'm doing what you suggest but more auto via a Perl script--a
>rough cut to be sure but it should save some effort.

Why not using a XSLT stylesheet? In that case you can just add your
indexterms to whatever elements you need.
As you have to go through it anyway, you can just add some 
condition="noidx" as I've suggested in one of my last mails.


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