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Re: Relating multiple index entries to one table item

From: Gavin Smith
Subject: Re: Relating multiple index entries to one table item
Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2022 18:14:38 +0000

On Mon, Nov 21, 2022 at 03:29:29PM +0100, Arsen Arsenović wrote:
> Eli Zaretskii <> writes:
> >> ... and no clickable anchors.
> >
> > Then I guess it's a separate issue.
> I suppose so.  I figured that Texinfo behaved as intended here, so I
> didn't think of that anyway (since the first of the info entries behaves
> in a way I thought was correct, i.e. points to the right location and
> generates an anchor), though I suppose that it isn't correct, since the
> @itemx entries don't get their associated index entries.
> The solution of using an indexing table command (like @vtable) seems to
> be the better one generally, though.  I see now that the generic case is
> in the TODO; I'll see if I can work on that next week (as I have quite a
> bit of work already added up for this week).  What I was imagining is
> making @def[code]index generate an @XXtable command, where XX is the
> name passed to @def[code]index; does that sound okay?

It might be but I don't know.  @table should be fixed in any case.
A command like @vtable wouldn't work for your use case because the
index entries don't have leading hyphens, unlike the items in the table.

> Thank you for your help.
> -- 
> Arsen Arsenović

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