[R-SIG-Mac] Need indexing program for OS-X.4.7

Simon Urbanek simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Tue Aug 1 06:47:49 CEST 2006


can you enlighten us, please, what has your question to do with R?

I wouldn't recommend the use of R for indexing documents, although it  
could be done ;).


On Jul 27, 2006, at 6:27 PM, Dwight Hines wrote:

> I'm finishing up a long manuscript and I need a good free or cheap  
> indexing program for my Pismo.   The ideal program will allow me to  
> just name the files with the manuscript, and the program will take  
> them and then make a long alphabetical list of words and names,  
> like you find in the back of books, with what page numbers they are  
> on.  It would be wonderful if the program would handle text and pdf  
> but text is the main thing.
> I would like to be able to be able to tell the program ahead of  
> time what words NOT to list, like all of the words in this sentence  
> would not be included.  I would need to be able to exclude numbers  
> in the word list but include them in a different list, like dates  
> and amounts.
> I have downloaded Wikinotes, Annotape, and MTlibrarian.  Each looks  
> like work to learn to use and I thought that I would avoid the  
> initial comparison of them by asking the list.
> I'm running OS-X.4.7 with no problems and have OS-9 available for  
> classic programs.

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