Re: Word Index-Phantom Entries SOLVED

Subject: Re: Word Index-Phantom Entries SOLVED
From: Eisbruchs -at- aol -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2003 07:44:44 -0400

This technique (looking at TRACKED CHANGES) also solved the Word Index-Phantom Entries
problem I was having.

Thanks very much.

- Emily from Ann Arbor


Subject: Re: Word Index-Phantom Entries SOLVED
From: Carol Gilbert <cgilbert -at- cal -dot- berkeley -dot- edu>
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2003 15:02:00 -0700
X-Message-Number: 19

Big thank you to Jim Carrig. Yes the {XE...} had to be in the file or
they wouldn't have kept appearing when I generated the Index. But, they
were the ones I deleted and they were still present in the TRACKED
CHANGES! I knew I wasn't seeing them when I check Field Codes.

I may have more steps than required, but this is what I think I did:

1. Turn off TRK.
2. Turn on TRK.
3. Select Tools, Tracking Changes, Highlight to see them.
4. Select Tools, Accept or Reject Change.
5. Click the Paragraph button. Voila' the "phantom {XE...} became
6. I then walked through the document and highlighted and accepted my
{XE...} deletions and reclicked the Paragraph button.
7. Then when I regenerated my Index, all I got were the entries I put
in and wanted!!!

Let's hear it big-time for Jim. I never would have come up with this
cockamamy (sic) method in a million years! - Carol Gilbert

On Sunday, April 20, 2003, at 10:54 AM, Carol Gilbert wrote:

> First, let me say thank you for being here. You are a rich source of
> answers. I was used to Framers, but I see some of you are contributors
> to both lists.
> I am down to a few things I am not solving myself in MS Word. I am
> updating an older document. I deleted the original index. I have
> actually deleted all previous index marked entries. I have put in
> about 15 of my own new ones. When I generate an index (opting to
> delete the old one) I get an index with all of my entries looking
> good, but I still seem to have "phantom" entries from before. They do
> not appear with the marked entry but just " , vi" or " , 23". I have
> turned on fields and these entries are not present. I only see my own.
> Where are they coming from and how do I eliminate them? Obviously, I
> could manually get rid of them, but I much prefer to have Word
> generating it correctly.
> TIA, - Carol Gilbert

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