[texhax] \indexspace not always set by makeindex (was: Hyphenation problem with makeindex)

Oleg Katsitadze olegkat at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 14:54:14 CEST 2007

On Tue, Apr 03, 2007 at 01:42:58PM +0200, Rodolfo Medina wrote:
> two different \item(s) in the .ind file are usually separated by an
> \indexspace

\indexspace is only inserted between groups, that is, when the initial
letter of the index terms change.  Within the group, there is no
\indexspace between \item's.

> but sometimes they are not: in the latter case they are much too
> near and the result is ugly.  Any suggestion about that?  How to have always an
> indexspace between two items?

Instead, you might try redefining \item and add extra space after an


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