Software for Indexing

Software for Indexing

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In this thorough inventory of software products used in indexing, professional indexers share their favorite features, tips, and techniques. As one would expect, the major dedicated indexing programs (Authex, CINDEX, MACREX, SKY Index, and wINDEX) are compared, but today's indexers are asked to do more than produce print indexes. They need tools to make indexes Web-compatible: HTML/Prep, HTML Indexer, and RoboHelp are covered. They have to embed indexing entries into originating documents: Framemaker, Microsoft Word, PageMaker, and Ixgen are covered. Voice recognition software is described, and a review of Sonar Bookends provides value for those contemplating automatic indexing. Here is an essential guide for indexers and technical writers desiring to maximize the efficiency of their day-to-day indexing and meet special project needs.The pattern matching in the latest update of SKY has some wonderful new features, most of which will be lost on indexers who do routine ... Then they can go to the manual or the online help to figure out how to do fancy searches or macros.

Title:Software for Indexing
Author:Sandi Schroeder, American Society of Indexers
Publisher:Information Today, Inc. - 2003-01-01


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