FrameMaker Indexing

Subject: FrameMaker Indexing
From: Dennis Hays <dhays -at- NOVALIS -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 1997 14:34:31 -0400

FrameMaker's view of the world, as to indexing, is somewhat archaic. That
the user is forced to "mark" each occurrence of a word, is quite time
consuming and also boring. Other than Frame's ability to create "leveled'
index categories, this indexing method is not the best.

The old WordPerfect (I'm not up on the current release of this software)
had a much superior method. You could create a "concordance" file--a
separate file with just a list of index words. WordPerfect would compare
this file against the doc file (if you had Master/Sub documents, then to
all files) and build the index. How I wish Frame had something like this...

Dennis Hays
Novalis Corporation
Telephone: 518/862-3465
eMail: dhays -at- novalis -dot- com
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