Re: 1F8CAB asking for help

Subject: Re: 1F8CAB asking for help
From: Joe Miller <joemiller -at- CANBERRA -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 28 May 1998 10:02:04 -0500


>Now when a user is referring to the Index Table and searches for the key word
"Journal", I want him to see the entry as follows:
>Journal- page 45 SC & page 234 PC
>where SC stands for Sales Cycle and PC stands for Purchase Cycle, which are
the titles of the two books which form the documentation set for the Accounting
>and not just as a single entry like you suggest. I couldnt possibly place
sales Journal and purchase Journal together. It wouldnt make sense.

The usual way of indexing this is to use "Journal" as a Primary Entry and
"Sales" and "Purchase" as Secondary Entries.

When you run your index generator, the resulting Index should show:

Purchase. . . PC 234
Sales. . . . . .SC 45

With the Secondary Entries indented below the Primary Entry.

How you get there, and whether you can use letter designations for each volume,
depends entirely on your index generating software.
You might get more specific answers if you would tell us which program you are
using to generate the index.

--Joe Miller
Technical Publications Supervisor
joemiller -at- canberra -dot- com

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