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Indexing: replace page number with multiple paranums

Feb 20, 2013 7:16 AM

Tags: #index #auto_numbering #framemaker_8



I have a document containing text editions (Sumerian and English translations), and need to index occurrence of personal names and the like. For each entry, I need to give the text number as well as the line number. I use a multicolumn table. E.g.




should, assuming the text is no. 3, give



      a-bu-um-wa-qar 3:10


(The marker is inserted just before the Sumerian entry.) Assuming that the paragraph tags for this are PHObjectID and PBTrlLineNo respectively, I have tried to put this on the reference page:




by analogy to how running headers work (btw I should pick up always the previous line and text nos. of course), but I get this:



      a-bu-um-wa-qar 10:10.


so it seems to pick up the line number both times (once without the period, once with) but not the number of the text, which occurs earlier. Is there a solution to this problem?






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