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Product Comparison for Automatic Indexing Software for Macintosh and Windows

Product Features Sonar Bookends Professional Sonar Bookends InDex Pro Sonar Bookends Regular Sonar Bookends InDex Sonar Bookends Basic

For QuarkXPress and PDF files

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For InDesign

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Mac version is OS X Compatible

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Proper noun index

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Word frequency index

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Index single file or multiple files

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Prefix page numbers with chapter names option

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Word frequency instead of page numbers option (for linguistic studies)

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Database format option for importing index into a database

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User-supplied list index

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Multiple-level index

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Sort single/multiple level lists

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Convert single-level list to multiple-level list

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Reverse first and last names

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Index reversed names

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Allow definition of alphabetic characters

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Remove entries that are not found option

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Limit levels on single-level to multiple-level list conversion * *      

Subject index

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Preview/edit occurrences in context

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Exit preview and continue later where you left off

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Reapply previous preview selections to a new index

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Optimize list for plurals

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Optimize list for overlapping terms

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Reverse names with titles (John Smith, Jr.)

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Reverse two-word last names (John Van Zandt)

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Articles ignored during sorting

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Sorting sequence is user-definable

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Each level of multi-level list effects indexing option

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Smart hyphen treatment option

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Easy formatting of index using style sheets   *      

Index items in InDesign tables (InDesign version only)

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Index items in InDesign footnotes (InDesign version only)

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Web-site indexing (extra cost option)

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Future enhancements to functionality

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