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Indexing a Document
Figure 8-6:
Generating
an index.
3. Choose options in the dialog box and click OK.
As you make your choices, watch the Print Preview box to see what
happens.
Here are the options in the Index dialog box:
Type: Choose Run-in if you want subentries and sub-subentries to run
together; choose Indented to indent subentries and sub-subentries
below main entries (refer to Figure 8-6).
Columns: Stick with 2, unless you don’t have subentries or sub-subentries
and you can squeeze three columns on the page or you are working on a
landscape document.
Language: Choose a language for the table, if necessary and if you have
installed a foreign language dictionary. If you have installed the
dictionary, you can run the spell-checker over your index and make sure that
the entries are spelled correctly. (Chapter 5 of this mini-book explains
foreign language dictionaries.)
Right Align Page Numbers: Normally, page numbers appear right after
entries and are separated from entries by a comma, but you can
rightalign the entries so that they line up under one another with this option.
Tab Leader: Some index formats place a leader between the entry and
the page number. A leader is a series of dots or dashes. If you’re working
with a format that has a leader, you can choose a leader from the
dropdown list.
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