[NTG-context] latest beta and \seeindex

Henning Hraban Ramm texml at fiee.net
Mon Jun 25 14:22:32 CEST 2018


Am 2018-06-25 um 14:15 schrieb Hans Hagen <j.hagen at xs4all.nl>:

> On 6/24/2018 10:07 PM, Henning Hraban Ramm wrote:
>> Am 2018-06-24 um 21:57 schrieb Hans Hagen <j.hagen at xs4all.nl>:
>>> as there is no index entry blah, humbug or bug ... so you would be fooling your reader
>> I understand the rationale, and it could be a nice feature, but we need to refer to entries in a different register, e.g. from an index of topics to an index of persons, e.g. \seeindex{Pragma}{Hagen, Hans} or to subentries like \seeindex{fun+games}{bah+humbug}. Since the latter doesn’t work (or does it now?), we use \seeindex{fun+games}{bah/humbug}.
> hm, sounds like a crappy index to mee (i actually hate these indexes that force you to 'see' somplace else .. extra lookup)

I hear you, but it wouldn’t make sense to double-index a lot of terms (it might increase usability, but also double the length of the index).

> anyway, i'll add check=no to placeregister so that one can bypass the check (but i cannot foresee side effects like missing references in interactiev documents so these have to be taken for granted)

Thank you, that fits my/our needs, I guess.


Greetlings, Hraban
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