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While most index entries will just include specific page references, you sometimes need to create ones that refer to other entries. We call these cross-referenced index entries, and there are two kinds: one kind has no page numbers at all and just refers to another entry with the word See and a second kind includes page numbers and includes a cross-reference with the words See also. We will see how to create each of these. First, we will do a See also. Now, what I want to do is create a cross-reference to this cheese here, Caciocavallo on page 12, and I want the cross-reference to be from the text horse cheese.
So I'll double-click to select horse cheese. I'll press Command+7 or Ctrl+7 on the PC to bring up the New Page Reference dialog box. And under Type, instead of Current Page, I will choose See also and click OK. Now, if I scroll down to H and look under horse cheese, there's no page reference. It just says See also Caciocavallo. But now I need to add the page number for horse cheese. So again, I'll press Command+7 or Ctrl+7 and choose Current Page and say OK.
So now, I have the real page number for horse cheese and the cross-reference. Now, let's do a cross-reference with just See. I'll zoom out and zoom back in on this heading, Pungency Prevails. I'll double-click to select the word Pungency and then Press Command+7 or Ctrl+7. This time for Type, I will just choose See and for Referenced, I will tip open my topics and drag Caciocavallo up to the Referenced field and click OK.
Now, if I look under P, I can see Pungency, See Caciocavallo. So, no page number. Just the cross-reference. There also is a third less- commonly-used custom cross-reference. Let's see how that works. I will zoom in on Shapes and Sizes, and I'll double-click to select Caciocavallo. Again, Command or Ctrl+7. And this time we will choose Custom Cross-Reference, the very last entry.
In here, I can just type in whatever text I want to, so I am going to type "For more information, see" and I will cross-reference Provolone. So I'll scroll down to P and drag that up to the Referenced field, and click OK. Now, under Caciocavallo, I have a custom cross-reference, For more information, see Provolone.
So far, we've seen how to create index topics and references, and now cross-references. In our next movie, we'll look at how to use Find/Change to place index markers in our text and speed up some of the more tricky and time-consuming work we have to do with indexes.
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