[tex-live] xindy vs utf8 latex

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Tue May 6 14:07:22 CEST 2014

nice one

But we still have to remind users to use

-M lang/<language>/utf8-lang

option to texindy, instead of just

-L <language>

but that is just the way it is I guess

/Lars Madsen
Institut for Matematik / Department of Mathematics
Aarhus Universitet / Aarhus University
Mere info: http://au.dk/daleif@imf / More information: http://au.dk/en/daleif@imf

From: tex-live [tex-live-bounces at tug.org] on behalf of Heiko Oberdiek [heiko.oberdiek at googlemail.com]
Sent: 06 May 2014 13:34
To: tex-live at tug.org
Subject: Re: [tex-live] xindy vs utf8 latex


On 06.05.2014 11:05, Lars Madsen wrote:
> I was wondering, is any work being done on making xindy/texindy work with latex and utf8?
> This question highlights the problem and in an answer there is a good workaround.
> http://tex.stackexchange.com/q/153858/3929

I have just written an answer:


It patches `\index` that the UTF-8 byte sequences gets written
rather than `\IeC{<LICR>}`, which seems to confuse xindy.

Yours sincerely
  Heiko Oberdiek

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