Re: Indexing Question

Subject: Re: Indexing Question
From: dmbrown -at- brown-inc -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 05 Nov 2003 14:31:39 -0800

Anne -dot- Miller -at- gd-ais -dot- com wrote:

convert the file, do the indexing in Word and zap it back to PDF.

Assuming the conversion works perfectly (!) you'll end up right where you started: with a Word file in which pagination doesn't necessarily match that of the PDF source, and an index in which you have to manually confirm every single locator (page number).

There's just no way to win unless you control final pagination.

* If so, by all means, embed your entries. That's what I do,
and I wouldn't want to index any other way.

* If not, though, you'll really be better off with a dedicated
indexing tool. As I mentioned before, Sky Index, Macrex, and
Cindex are the tools of choice among indexing professionals.



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