[texhax] indexing problem

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Mon May 15 10:09:30 CEST 2006

fortsonb at umich.edu :

> To whoever can help:
> I'm trying to create an index (using makeindex in LaTeX) from a file
> that has footnotes, where some of the words to be indexed are in the
> footnotes. The problem is that the index that is generated comes out in
> two separate parts: one section with the entries that appear in the
> main text, and another section (separately alphabetized) that lists the
> entries appearing in the footnotes.
> Is there a trick to getting a unified index?
> Thanks for any assistance,

could you provide an example where we could see this effect?


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