# [texhax] Sorting index

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Thu Sep 25 12:12:44 CEST 2008

On  25 Sep, 2008, at 04:58, Henrik Frisk wrote:

> Hi again,
>
> Does anyone know how I can have the Index sort names starting with O
> umlaut (Ö) alphabetically correct? Right thes names are put at the top
> of the index which looks quite odd.

I have the same problem with Spanish; the universal solution is, v.gr.,

\index{logica at lógica}

so it would be \index{Oxxx@Öxxx}.

For Spanish there is now esindex by Javier Bezos, but I haven't tried
it. Maybe there is something similar for German.

Best,

Axel