I do not know if this is the right place (like IssueTraker),
but I wanted to ask if the developers
of LibreOffice may consider an improvement of alphabetical index.
Allowing more than one Alphabetical Index.
This feature would help compatibility with MsWord.
If I wrong, I apologize.
Setting it as enhancement, so that it can be searched/queried easily.
RTF, DOC, DOCX support this features.
As well DocBook and TEI.
ODF support multiple indexes?
A similar request here
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I guess that not implemented yet, change status to New.
Minor change to summary. Apache OO issue added to See Also list.
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Still present in LibreOffice 4.3
I really need this feature for a variable catalogue i'm making at work and which forces me to use Word. I'm currently making is a list of variable we use in our database. Each variable has all kinds of information, but the most important ones are the name and a number. What i want is to create indexes for at least the variable name and number. I can do this in Word (although not very user friendly) and the resulting index looks something like this.
- By Name -
Name (G100) ..... 1
Surname (G101) .. 2
Birthdate (G102) 3
- By Number -
G100 (Name) ..... 1
G101 (Surname) .. 2
G102 (Birthdate) 3
In LibreOffice, i can add multiple index, but not with unique content. I also tried using multiple concordance files, but that doesn't work either.
I confirm that:
- the need is actual and important
- the lacking feature affect still v.126.96.36.199
Wouldn't it be more useful to make the user-defined indexes more flexible?
Right now, user-defined indexes are fixed to sort by page number. If they were given options to sort by an index key and merge duplicate page numbers then they would emulate alphabetical indexes and the users can create as many as needed.
I'd like to second this enhancement request. It is quite a common feature of non-fiction books. The kind of indexes supported include:
Index of Names
Index of Subjects
Index of Places
and so on.
*** Bug 140939 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***