[OS X TeX] Indexing italicized words

Michael Welsh yomcat at yomcat.geek.nz
Sat May 17 06:39:26 CEST 2014

On 17/05/2014, at 1633, Alain Schremmer <schremmer.alain at gmail.com> wrote:
> \index{word} places word in the index with the other w words but \index{\emph{word}} places it up front with the symbols. Is it me or is it makeindex missing the point? A workaround would be nice but this is really my being curious.
> Amused regards
> --schremmer

Use \index{word@\emph{word}}. The "@" modifier tells Makeindex how to sort items. This is also useful with maths and other macros.

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