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a flexible indexing program for generating book-like indexes in TeX and LaTeX, the roff-family, SGML/XML-based systems

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xindy: formatting the first letter of the first entry of a letter group

How do I format the first letter of the first entry of a letter group in an index generated with xindy? The result should look something like this: ... \indexspace \item \textbf{b}athroom\quad{}1 ...
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Why do you need (to use) texindy (to call xindy) when you want to use xindy?

If I replace the word texindy with xindy in the following answer the code compiles and produces same output (at least using TeXShop). texindy is there for a reason, and at least one expert uses it ...
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How to display proper ranges in index using Xindy and XeLaTeX?

When I generate my index with XeLaTeX using xindy as described here: How to use xindy with XeTeX/LuaTeX? I struggle with proper ranges being displayed. Essentially, the dashes are missing and the page ...
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How to use xindy with XeTeX/LuaTeX?

According to Xindy revisited: Multi-lingual index creation for the UTF-8 age (TUGboat), “if one has a raw index file that was produced by [XeTeX], one can use xindy; it will ‘just work’.” ...
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xindy : how to add new letters and lettergroups to the alphabet?

How to define a style file that adds a couple of extra letters to the latin alphabet, and the corresponding lettergroups? I'm using the index package, and compiling the .idx files with texindy like ...