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CTAN update: upmendex

Date: November 22, 2021 8:26:33 AM CET
Takuji Tanaka submitted an update to the upmendex package. Version: 1.00 2021-11-20 License: bsd3 Summary description: Multilingual index processor Announcement text:
upmendex update from v0.58 to v1.00 * Supports Arabic, Hebrew scripts (experimental). * Add keywords "headings_flag", "script_preamble", "script_postamble" to style file. * Accept combination of "icu_locale" and "icu_rules" in style file. * Enhance procedure of classifying characters: Newly classifies by character type of General Category in Unicode Script Property. * Support output order of symbols and numbers separately when "symbol_flag" is 2 in style file. * Support I-Y ordering in Lithuanian. * Extend levels of page numbers from 3 to 10 for compatibility with makeindex. * Modify heuristic detection of page number types. * Add Latin Extended-F and -G.
The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at https://ctan.org/pkg/upmendex The package’s files themselves can be inspected at https://mirrors.ctan.org/indexing/upmendex/
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Petra Rübe-Pugliese
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upmendex – Multilingual index processor

The package is a multilingual index processor with the following features:

  • Mostly compatible with makeindex and upper compatible with mendex.
  • Supports UTF-8 and works with up, XeLaTeX and Lua.
  • Supports Latin (including non-English), Greek, Cyrillic, Korean Hangul and Chinese Han (Hanzi ideographs) scripts, as well as Japanese Kana.
  • Supports Devanagari, Thai, Arabic and Hebrew scripts (experimental).
  • Supports four kinds of sort orders (Pinyin, Radical-Stroke, Stroke and Zhuyin) for Chinese Han scripts (Hanzi ideographs).
  • Applies International Components for Unicode (ICU) for sorting process.

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