Consider the following example:

    Ignorance is strength\index{strength}.

Then there will be a white space between “strength” and the full stop. What is the best way to circumvent this problem?

2 Answers 2


You only really needed to give the first two words of your subject:-).

It had to be a missing %, in this case in the fixme package.



Fixes fixme

  • Thanks. I probably should have found that myself ;-) Anyway, I sent a message to the maintainer of fixme about it.
    – bodo
    Jan 17, 2013 at 10:25

Thanks for the report. This bug has already been fixed in a new version of FiXme that I basically failed to release for the last 2 years... :-) Keep the faith !

  • Welcome to TeX.sx, didier! Jan 17, 2013 at 13:38
  • This bug is now officially and publicly fixed (version 4.2 of FiXme is out). Jan 29, 2013 at 16:05
  • @Barbara Good to hear from you! Jan 29, 2013 at 16:05
  • @Joseph After 5 attempts at reading your comment, I think I finally understand it. I've never used SX before so I failed to grasp the notions of comments vs. answers. Thanks for the hint. Jan 29, 2013 at 16:07

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