Re: [xep-support] page number and page-range

From: David Tolpin <>
Date: Wed May 10 2006 - 08:50:54 PDT

On Wed, 10 May 2006 19:09:16 +0500, ekimber <>

> Enrico Raymundo wrote:
>> Hi Eliot,
>> Thanks for your help. In a way XEP extensions work if the Table of
>> Contents
>> is part of the backmatter, not in the Front Matter. It is definitely a
>> "back-of-the-book" solution. I tested it by generating TOC at the
>> front and
>> at the back. The front matter BTW I am using XEP 4.4.
> Bummer--I didn't realize they had that limitation. In that case your
> only 1.0 solution is a two-pass process or a PDF post-process.

Hi Eliot,

this is not a limitation, this is a restriction. You don't want
back-of-the-book index algorithms to involve back-tracking, potentially
endless. It is possible, in general, to build a formatter invariant to
backtracking, but it will be too slow.

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