Klaus,

You wrote:

>You can higlight the page number of a particular index entry ba ending
>it with a character format. However, in FM8 the page numbers will no
>more be in sequece:
>
>Define a character format <bold> to see the effect in the index.
>On page 1
>Enter a single level and a double level index marker, e.g. "bobbemaise"
>and "tales:bobbemaise"
>On page 2 enter the same index markers, but with ending charcter format
>"bobbemaise<bold>" and "tales:bobbemaise<bold>"
>On page 3 enter the same index markers as on page 1.
>
>In FM 7 and 6 you get this index:
>        bobbemaise      1, 2, 3       with highlighted 2
>    tales
>       bobbemaise   1, 2, 3       with highlighted 2
>
>In FM8 you get this index:
>        bobbemaise      1, 3, 2       with highlighted 2
>    tales
>       bobbemaise   1, 3, 2       with highlighted 2
>
>Is this a bug in FM8 or a hidden feature?


That's a difficult question... ;-)

Either way, to get the page numbers sorted properly: add a space before the 
character tag in the index entry.
For example: "bobbemaise <bold>" and "tales:bobbemaise <bold>"


Shlomo Perets

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