Re: Web indexing

Subject: Re: Web indexing
From: "David M. Brown" <dmbrown -at- BROWN-INC -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 25 Jun 1999 09:47:47 -0700

Rowena Hart wrote:
> Has anyone out there created an index for a web site?
> What kind of a layout did you use?

Here are a few examples:

and a couple more, *not* created with HTML Indexer:

> The index for the ASI web site uses the layout:
> digital certificates, creating 1 2 3 4
> where the numbers are hyperlinks back to the referenced term.

I've never cared for the artificial page numbers. They provide no information about the distinction between different instances of the indexed term. Another level of subentry (or a more descriptive second-level subentry) would be more useful.

> Has anyone on this list used a web indexing tool like
> HTML Indexer?

Are there any others? :)

By the way, HTML Indexer 3.0 (set for release by the end of this month) includes output options for HTML Help and JavaHelp, as well as many productivity enhancements.


David M. Brown - Brown Inc.
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