[texhax] expansion in makeindex

Uwe Lück uwe.lueck at web.de
Sat May 27 01:35:10 CEST 2006

What about \protect\mathbb and \protect\Realsto within \index{...}?
HTH -- Uwe.

At 17:59 26.05.06, Zbigniew Nitecki wrote:
>I'm confused about the following kinds of phenomena with MakeIndex:
>1.When I have in my text file an entry
>\index{distance! in \mathbb{R}},
>it prints in the idx file as
>\indexentry{distance!in @\@mathbb {R}}{1}
>and then in the printed index prints as
>2.What am I supposed to do to get it to print as a blackboard-bold 
>R?  Furthermore, what about
>user-defined macros (for example, I have one
>which expands as
>---how can I use it in an index-generating command
>3.(for example, I have a macro
>which expands as
>---do I do something different when entering an entry involving a macro 
>like the one above?
>Zbigniew Nitecki
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