[texhax] \indexspace not always set by makeindex (was: Hyphenation problem with makeindex)
rodolfo.medina at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 13:42:58 CEST 2007
Rodolfo Medina <rodolfo.medina at gmail.com> writes:
> Rodolfo Medina wrote:
>> It seems that makeindex cannot hyphenate words: it produces an overfull box
>> instead of hyphenating. I broke the word with: `ex\-ample', as usual in
>> plain TeX, but nothing.
>> Can anyone help?
Oleg Katsitadze wrote:
>> try tweaking \tolerance setting
>> for the index.
> Oleg's suggestion seems to work the problem out in the sense that the overfull
> box is avoided, although hyphenation is not done either
...But now another problem:
two different \item(s) in the .ind file are usually separated by an
\indexspace, but sometimes they are not: in the latter case they are much too
near and the result is ugly. Any suggestion about that? How to have always an
indexspace between two items?
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