[OS X TeX] Indexing italicized words

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Sat May 17 20:40:11 CEST 2014

It occurred to me that my thanks to *you* could have been more  
explicit than my "Grateful regards". My only excuse is that it was  
getting late but my gratefulness was real.

Grateful regards

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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