[OS X TeX] Chapter Index

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Tue Dec 29 23:59:32 CET 2009

On Dec 29, 2009, at 12:48 PM, Daniel Becker wrote:

> 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

This list is pretty nasty: You post a problem in the hope that no one  
will respond and you will thus have the best possible excuse for  
shelving it. Then people start giving you ways to solve your problem  
and, left without any more excuse, you got to get to work.

Grudging regards to all.

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