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My new group is setting off into the wilds of indexing, and I hope to
develop indexing guidelines for all our docs. Can anybody here recommend
good (or warn me away from bad) online or dead-trees indexing style/best
I can't recommend Indexing guidelines, but if you are using FrameMaker,
I highly recommend purchasing IXGen from Frank Stearns & Associates
(http://www.fsatools.com/). This software really streamlines the
indexing process and helps create better indexes.
I have no financial interest in the company, just a very satisfied user.