Idxtools uses a number of configuration files to specify default behavior of the various tools. There are three configuration files which are used (see Table 2-1 for the files and their typical locations).
Table 2-1. Configuration file locations
|Configuration file||UNIX systems||Microsoft Windows systems|
|System wide||/usr/local/etc/idxtools/defaults.scm||c:\Program Files\idxtools-0.0.3\etc\defaults.scm|
|Per project||./idxtools.scm||idxtools.scm (in current folder)|
Specifies whether entries should be sorted in letter by letter (#t) or word by word order (#f).
The function called to generate the keys from a heading. Unless you've written your own key generator set this to standard-generate-key.
Specifies whether entries with the same key should be merged (#t) or kept separate (#f).
Specifies whether cross references with the same key should merged (#t) or kept separate (#f).
Specifies whether overlapping page ranges should be merged into a single page range (#t) or kept separate (#f).
Specifies whether the sort keys should be displayed after the headings (#t) or hidden (#f).
Table 2-2. Idxsorter option defaults