[NTG-context] Quick way to proofread / check index entries?

Mikael Sundqvist mickep at gmail.com
Sun Sep 4 10:35:47 CEST 2022


Den sön 4 sep. 2022 08:59Richard Mahoney via ntg-context <ntg-context at ntg.nl>
skrev:

> Bruce,
>
> Did something of the sort a while back: redefined the index command to
> something short, in capitals; then adjusted the syntax highlighting to pick
> up the code. This was for emacs + auctex, so it was just a case of
> adjusting one of the stock auctex files. I think Scite may let one do
> something similar.
>
> Richard
>
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> ----- Original message -----
> From: Bruce Horrocks via ntg-context <ntg-context at ntg.nl>
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> Subject: [NTG-context] Quick way to proofread / check index entries?
> Date: Sunday, 4 September 2022 06:51
>
> My own fault for not thinking head :-) but I have a largeish text with a
> lot of \index{...} entries. To make life easier for the proofreader I would
> like to temporarily redefine \index to wrap it or replace it with something
> that will highlight indexed items in the text where they occur, e.g. change
> their colour.
>
> I could do this with a global find and replace (across many files) to
> replace \index with \MyIndex, say, and then define a \MyIndex that
> understands the various parameter options but this is a hassle. Before I do
> this, is there anything already pre-built?
>
> The ultimate aim is to enable a proofreader to see each indexed term where
> it appears in order to judge whether the term deserves to be in the index
> at all. (Working backwards from the index itself is possible but clicking a
> page number, trying to find the term on the page, then reading the context
> to make a decision is quite hard work - much easier to read through and
> deal with the terms as they appear.)
>
>> Bruce Horrocks
> Hampshire, UK
>
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Not by the computer, so cannot test, but I found these in an old document
of mine:

\enabletrackers[nodes.destinations]
\enabletrackers[nodes.references]
\usemodule[references-show]

I hope it helps.

/Mikael

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