This is a follow up on How to use xindy with XeTeX/LuaTeX?.

When I use this MWE




Umlaut Ä\index{Ä}

with this commands

xelatex file.tex
xindy -M texindy -C utf8 file.idx
xelatex file.tex

the use of xindy shows this error:

*** - PROGN: variable TEXINDY.XDY has no value

Seems like the -L option isn’t optional when using -M texindy, so I had to use

xindy -C utf8 -M texindy -L german-duden file.idx

to make it work.

  • I wonder if it is possible to add -L german-duden and -C utf8 to my own style file to shorten the command to xindy -M mystyle file.idx. – Tobi Jun 17 '14 at 9:27

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.