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Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Indexing Clarification Needed

Olivier, the question is about (alphabetic) index entries, which are not
the same thing as number range fields.


On Fri, 9 Nov 2018 at 01:30 Olivier Hallot <olivier.hallot@libreoffice.org>

> Em 08/11/2018 04:12, Jean Weber escreveu:
> >> Chapter 2 provides guidelines for indexing. On page 11, the guidelines
> >> say: "The translators have requested that we do NOT create index entries
> >> that surround words or phrases in the text. Instead, we need to create
> >> entries that are embedded before or after the words or phrases to be
> >> included in the index."
> >>
> >> What is the rationale for not creating index entries that surround words
> >> or phrases? How does this help the translators?
> > Olivier or Sophie or someone can provide the technical explanation. My
> > understanding is that it interferes with the translation software
> > somehow.
> >
> Oh yes, that's likely me. It was because of field references to *custom*
> number range inside the text. For standard number range such as Table,
> Illustration, Figure, frame etc... available in Autocaption settings,
> translation seems to be handled well and can be carried at the caption
> paragraph. When it comes to custom number range field, you can't translate.
> The issue raised when I was translating A. Pitonyak's well known macro
> book, where the custom number range field "Listing" was untranslatable
> and forcing translation at caption paragraph broke the references to it.
> The right approach then is to manually translate the caption and
> reference the number range field only by its number, which is invariant.
> Kind regards
> --
> Olivier Hallot
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[libreoffice-documentation] Indexing Clarification NeededCathy Crumbley <catcrumb@gmail.com>
Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Indexing Clarification NeededJean Weber <jeanweber@gmail.com>
Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Indexing Clarification NeededOlivier Hallot <olivier.hallot@libreoffice.org>
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