[OS X TeX] MakeIndex and periods in file names
schmock at fam.tuwien.ac.at
Sun Apr 20 16:37:46 CEST 2014
>On Apr 17, 2014, at 5:13 PM, Uwe Schmock <schmock at fam.tuwien.ac.at> wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> the file name "Script2014.04.15.tex" works fine with TeXShop and
>>BibTeX, but calling MakeIndex generates the message
>> Input index file Script2014.04.15 not found.
>> Usage: makeindex [-ilqrcgLT] [-s sty] [-o ind] [-t log] [-p num]
>>[idx0 idx1 ...]
> > on the console window. Of course, I can remove the periods in the
>file name, but maybe there is an expert around who can adjust
>MakeIndex to accept such a file name.
>> Happy TeXing,
>Just to be sure, is there really a Script2014.04.15.idx file that
>was produced by the (pdf)latex run?
>Could you try to use texindy on the idx file:
>texindy -M lang/english/utf8 -o Script2014.04.15.ind Script2014.04.15.idx
>in Terminal (adjust the languish and encoding accordingly---ascii is
>a subset of utf8). I don't know if it will work but you can try it.
>(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
the file Script2014.04.15.idx indeed exists and your texindy command
works in the terminal, but I get lots of warnings like this:
WARNING: unknown cross-reference-class `hyperindexformat'! (ignored)
Apparently texindy can't work with cross-references within the index
in the way MakeIndex can.
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