If you have to deliver it in an Index, no, I don't think there is.

If you have the freedom to generate the other kind of front/rear
matter list, like a TOC but a List of Functions, that would be both a
better solution for your readers and easier to implement.

You could try generating a list of functions and then integrating  /
alphabetizing it into the existing Index. Might be something a
framescript could do...

Art Campbell
               art.campbell at gmail.com
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Vincent and a redheaded girl." -- Richard Thompson
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On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 12:29 PM, Shmuel Wolfson <shmuelw1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Good point.
>
> In general, you don't want this. But we have some manual that have an index
> consisting of a list of functions. In these cases, it would be preferable to
> have the function name hyperlinked as well.
>
> Is there any automatic way of doing this?
>
> --
> Regards,
> Shmuel Wolfson
> Technical Writer
> 052-763-7133
>
>
> Art Campbell wrote:
>>
>> Shmuel,
>>
>> This really isn't something you'd want to do as a default, because
>> this type of link would only work if the index string is only used
>> once -- a single entry. As soon at you use the same term on two or
>> more pages, which is the usual situation in a good index, where does
>> the link from the term go?
>>
>> If you want to kludge it for single entries, set up a cross-ref or a
>> hypertext link from the text entry to where ever the main term is
>> used.
>>
>> Art
>>
>> Art Campbell
>>               art.campbell at gmail.com
>>  "... In my opinion, there's nothing in this world beats a '52
>> Vincent and a redheaded girl." -- Richard Thompson
>>                                                      No disclaimers apply.
>>                                                               DoD 358
>>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 12:16 PM, Shmuel Wolfson <shmuelw1 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> When I make an index in FM, only the page number is hyperlinked.
>>> Someone asked me to make the text in the index also hyperlinked.
>>> Is this possible, and if so, how would I do this?
>>>
>>> --
>>> Regards,
>>> Shmuel Wolfson
>>> Technical Writer
>>> 052-763-7133
>>>
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