[OS X TeX] Chapter Index

Daniel Becker daniel.becker at uni-rostock.de
Tue Dec 29 18:48:48 CET 2009

Am 29.12.2009 um 17:46 schrieb Alain Schremmer:

> From the look I had at splitindex, it looks like splitindex would  
> split the index for Book according to categories, for example into  
> IndexFruit, IndexVegetable, etc but still for the whole Book.
> What I would like, though, is different.  For each N,
> --- I would like to have an index for just ChapterN. I assume "being  
> in ChapterN" could indeed be one of N categories but N = 18 and that  
> already seems to be a problem if one for which there might be a  
> workaround.
> --- I would like to have the index for just ChapterN to be at the end  
> of Chapter N and that seems to be another problem. (The intended  
> audience is initially unlikely to use a huge, faraway index.)

... I think you'd have to make each chapter a "category", as you suggested. N=18 is not a problem for splitindex.

The second problem is not a problem, because you can do:

\printindex[fru] % print only the fru-index 

bla bla bla

\printindex[idx]% print only the general-index 

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