[OS X TeX] makeindex sorts badly with accents

Ralph Martin Ralph.Martin at cs.cardiff.ac.uk
Fri May 20 16:33:15 CEST 2005

On 20 May 2005, at 3:28 pm, Maarten Sneep wrote:
> You may have some luck with directly using 8-bit characters, but  
> the makeindex appendix in Lamport explicitly lists \"u as a case to  
> be treated separately: \index{fur at f\"{u}r}, or in your case: \index 
> {Muller at M\"{u}ller}, and sililar for \v{S}\'{\i}r.
> (Makeindex will sort on the part before the @, while the second  
> part is put into the index).

Thanks for point out this rtfm.

Best wishes

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