Re: Word Question

Subject: Re: Word Question
From: "David M. Brown" <dmbrown -at- brown-inc -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 08 Nov 2000 00:29:41 -0800

BMcClain -at- centura -dot- com wrote:
>
> "Automatically"?
>
> I think what you want to do will be pretty similar to when
> you build an index in Word.

A concordance is a mechanism for finding terms used in a document--references point *into* the text. A glossary is a place where you find the *meaning* of terms used in a document--references point *out from* the text.

It's a simple matter for software to list all the words in a document and all the places where each word appears. It's a bit more difficult, but software can also help create pointers from the text to the glossary.

What's ludicrous is expecting software to create the content of that glossary, which is what the original post requested.

--David

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