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Using multiple indexes
using multiple indexes
The field code of an Index field can include switches that create
different types of indexes. Two of these switches are quite useful
in certain circumstances.
part. That index will contain only the entries from the speci-
In another scenario, you might want an index just for the names
of people mentioned in the document, and another index for
all other kinds of entries. To do this, edit the field code of each
XE field to include an \f switch and a one-letter identifier. Then,
insert the same \f switch and identifier into the corresponding
In one scenario, you might separate the document into chapters
or other parts, and enclose each part in a bookmark. Then, you
can insert an Index field and edit its field code to include a \b
switch and the name of the bookmark enclosing the desired
Make indexes for different parts of a
1 Select the part of the document for which you want to create a
2 On the Insert tab, in the Links group, click Bookmark.
3 In the Bookmark dialog box, in the Bookmark Name list box, type a
name for the bookmark.
You can use only letters, digits, and underscores in the name. Other
characters, including spaces, are not allowed.
4 Click the Add button.
sEE ALso For more information about selecting large
amounts of text, see “Selecting text” on page 42. For more
information about inserting a bookmark, see “Insert a bookmark” on