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I am using glossaries with makeidx in a Farsi document with xepersian. Currently it sorts the output using Arabic alphabet order and places words starting with گ, چ, پ and ژ at the end of list. How can I force Farsi alphabet order?

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Could you, please, post MWE of your glossary? I'm trying to typeset a glossary sorted using Arabic alphabet but it fails till now. You can see my question here: tex.stackexchange.com/questions/86181/…. Thanks –  maria Dec 9 '12 at 14:45

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For indexing non-European languages you need to use xindy, not makeidx. There is xindy support for Persian available on CTAN: xindy-persian.

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