# [tex-live] xindy vs utf8 latex

Tue May 6 13:34:01 CEST 2014

Hello,

On 06.05.2014 11:05, Lars Madsen wrote:
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> I was wondering, is any work being done on making xindy/texindy work with latex and utf8?
>
> This question highlights the problem and in an answer there is a good workaround.
>
> http://tex.stackexchange.com/q/153858/3929

I have just written an answer:

http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/175601/16967

It patches `\index` that the UTF-8 byte sequences gets written
rather than `\IeC{<LICR>}`, which seems to confuse xindy.

Yours sincerely
Heiko Oberdiek