[OS X TeX] Entering specially formatted items in the index
Morten Høgholm
morten.hoegholm at gmail.com
Tue Aug 22 23:57:53 CEST 2006
On Tue, 22 Aug 2006 23:49:36 +0200, Alain Schremmer
<Schremmer.Alain at gmail.com> wrote:
> Another one of my bizarre requests:
>
> I want to enter the metric prefixes in the index but I am using a
> special format for them that \index does not recognize as such:
>
> (1) \denom is defined in the preamble as follows
>
> \DeclareMathAlphabet{\denom}{OT1}{cmss}{sbc}{n}
>
> (2) Then, for instance, DEKA is formatted as follows
>
> $\denom{D\mathsmaller{EKA}}
>
> (3) but the following does not work
>
> \index{$\denom{D\mathsmaller{EKA}}$}
Assuming the definition
\newcommand*\DEKA{\ensuremath{\denom{D\mathsmaller{EKA}}}}
you should be able to get by with just
\index{DEKA@\DEKA}
--
Morten
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