"See" and "SeeAlso" index entries do not link in PDF

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"See" and "SeeAlso" index entries do not link in PDF

Postby Joseph_McMullen on Wed May 11, 2011 11:34 am

Here's what I want to do in an index in PDF output:

collections, see replica collections, volume collections

That is, I do not want a page number to appear in the index for the keyword "collections." I want this index entry to point to two other index keywords.

I use this code when inserting an index marker:
{nopage}collections{see}replica collections,volume collections

When I build the PDF target, I do get an index entry for collections with no page number, and the text "See replica collections,volume collections."
However, those terms are static. I would like them to link to the actual topic. So for example, I would like to click on "replica collections" in the PDF viewer and be directed to the index entry for that keyword.

Can this be done?
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Re: "See" and "SeeAlso" index entries do not link in PDF

Postby ChoccieMuffin on Fri Jun 03, 2011 1:03 am

Probably not, and it probably shouldn't either. Imagine a situation where a word or phrase has loads of entries, where would Flare point to? The best idea would be for it to point to the "see" phrase in the index so you can then choose which entry to look at. I'm sure someone will be along shortly to sort that little one out.
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Re: "See" and "SeeAlso" index entries do not link in PDF

Postby johnrobertgr on Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:12 am

I can't believe that this was never done. Surely, you should be able to hyperlink to an existing keyword should you so wish? It's fundamental.
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