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Currently, these items appear in the index of my manual:
power cable for Thingie 5000 2-4
power On/Off button, location of 2-7
power supplies accepted by Thingie 5000 2-8
power supply connector, location of, 2-9
I think that these four entries are so different that there is no logically acceptable way to combine them, even though they all begin with the same word.
For example, "power cable" is a two-word, distinct noun, while "power supply connector" is a distinct, three-word noun. I don't think those two can acceptably be combined as
cable for bell, 2-4
supply connector, location of
I think all four have to stand alone. Do you agree, or would you handle them differently?
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