[texhax] Sorting index

Henrik Frisk frisk.h at gmail.com
Thu Sep 25 21:08:32 CEST 2008

On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 5:34 PM, Lars Madsen <daleif at imf.au.dk> wrote:
> Michael Doob wrote:
>> On Thursday 25 September 2008 5:34 am, Lars Madsen wrote:
>>> Henrik Frisk wrote:
>>>> Hi again,
>>>> Does anyone know how I can have the Index sort names starting with O
>>>> umlaut (Ö) alphabetically correct? Right thes names are put at the top
>>>> of the index which looks quite odd.
>> You could look into using utf-8.
>> Cheers,
>> Michael
> does makeindex support uft-8?

I just tried it but it doesn't help makeidx *sort* the index
alphabetically correctly. After all there is no language specific
information in utf-8. However, the Scandinavian characters I tried are
correctly rendered in the index with utf-8 (that is, without spelling
them out)


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