[XeTeX] makeindex and active characters
will.adams at frycomm.com
Wed Sep 27 13:38:53 CEST 2006
On Sep 27, 2006, at 7:14 AM, William Adams wrote:
> On Sep 26, 2006, at 5:17 PM, musa furber wrote:
>> Is there any way to suppress the expansion of the active characters
>> just when index entries are written?
After thinking on that a bit more, I think one could do this by a
judicious redefinition of various commands at the proper time --- say
redefining the character in the index command before using it to get
the literal string into the .idx, then, having the more normal
definition available when the index is processed.
I'm guessing there's a funny joke on this sort of circuituous and
torturous redefinitions in _The TeXbook_?
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