[scribus] As if you’re not already sick of indexing

John Jason Jordan johnxj at comcast.net
Thu Nov 18 04:54:19 CET 2010

On Wed, 17 Nov 2010 21:48:23 -0500
John Culleton <john at wexfordpress.com> dijo:

>> Until Scribus gets its own built-in indexing tool I have a
>> workaround that works for me.

>Let me also note that you don't really need a paper copy to use Tyro. 
>If you can copy and paste from the screen then you can paste the word 
>or  phrase into Tyro. Or you can just read the item on screen and key 
>it in.  Of course I work in a flavor of Linux, specifically Slackware 
>13.0, where it is possible to have a virtual screen twice the width of 
>the physical screen, so working from two windows simultaneously is not 
>that big a deal. 
>Tyro will also allow you to key in the title of an image, the start 
>and end of a page range and so on. I am not touting Tyro. It is a very 
>simple front end to makeindex and it lacks most of the sophistication 
>of e.g., Sky Index or the other well known commercial products. But it 
>does work. 

Those are really good points about tyro.tcl. I still like my method
better, but your points may make others decide to use tyro.tcl.

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