Hello Don. 1) I use this variable all the time for producing HTML Help material, as page number references are irrelevant in that format.
2) WRT the See/See Also references, I would look at either placing all of these links at the start of the INDEX, or doing a S&R to clean out all the see/see also links. You *could* insert or edit all those links by hand, but that would be a pain. Beyond that, I think you are into FrameScript territory. Grant -----Original Message----- From: framers-bounces+grant.hogarth=reuters....@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-bounces+grant.hogarth=reuters.com at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of donandjudy1 Sent: Monday, February 20, 2006 11:02 AM To: framers at lists.frameusers.com Subject: Internal Xref in IDX Dear Framer Folks: Has anybody ever used the <$nopage> index variable? It's a good thing and a bad thing. When put into an index ref it will generate whatever text you designate, usually "see also . . . " This saves unnecessary duplication of entries, e.g. "Utility knife/Knife, utility." BUT the actual link that's created links back to wherever the marker resides within the book text. This effect would be confusing for digital readers. They would want to go to that section of the Index referred to in the entry text. Do any of you sharing mentors have some sort of solution to this glitch? Grateful in advance, ~ Don Spencer _______________________________________________ You are currently subscribed to Framers as Grant.Hogarth at reuters.com. Send list messages to framers at lists.frameusers.com. To unsubscribe send a blank email to framers-unsubscribe at lists.frameusers.com or visit http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/grant.hogarth%40reut ers.com Send administrative questions to lisa at frameusers.com. Visit http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info. To find out more about Reuters visit www.about.reuters.com Any views expressed in this message are those of the individual sender, except where the sender specifically states them to be the views of Reuters Ltd.