[XeTeX] makeindex and active characters

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Wed Sep 27 21:04:41 CEST 2006

On Sep 27, 2006, at 1:40 PM, Musa Furber wrote:

> After first defining my set of active char definitions like
> \newcommand{\oneEzeroC}{{\transfont\string Ḍ\normalfont\selectfont}}
> \catcode"1E0C=\active \def^^^^1e0c{{\protect\oneEzeroC}}
> I create two macros, one to set up the active chars (a repeat of the
> above) and another to de-activate them with
> \catcode"1E0C=11
> but then I'm still left with a lot of font garbage in the .idx.

Okay, then try something this:


adding catcodes to affect addition characters as necessary.

> Maybe my problem is that I quit coffee two days ago.

I gave it up almost a year ago 'cept for special occasions and when  
travelling (and the odd emergency) --- it's rough sometimes (I've got  
a small pouch of Kona pinned to my cubicle wall here at work right  
over my expresso machine labeled ``FOR EMERGENCY USE ONLY'').


William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications

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