[OS X TeX] Indexing italicized words

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Sat May 17 06:48:08 CEST 2014

On May 17, 2014, at 12:39 AM, Michael Welsh wrote:

> 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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Grateful regards

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