Index for semi-manually-numbered section pages

Subject: Index for semi-manually-numbered section pages
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2009 17:39:25 -0400

[I already tried the Word-PC list for this one... No luck there...]

In Word 2003, I created a TOC for semi-manually-numbered section pages
as follows:

I created page numbers using a PAGE field in the footer:
{ PAGE \# "'I-'0" \* MERGEFORMAT }.
"I" is the manually entered section number.

I added an SEQ field in the section heading (not header) in a character
style defined as hidden text:
{ SEQ chapter \* ROMAN \* MERGEFORMAT }.

Finally, I edited the TOC field:
{ TOC \O "1-2" \H \Z \U \S CHAPTER }


So far, so good. Now, I want to create an index for the same document.
My current index field code is { INDEX \c "2" \z "1033" } Is there an
equivalent switch for the Index field? I tried \S CHAPTER, but that
didn't work...



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