Video tutorials

This section shows a number of video tutorials that will guide you through how to use PDF Index Generator

1. How to use PDF Index Generator – Step-By-Step



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Length: 17:02 minutes

This tutorial will show you how to use PDF Index Generator to index a book Step-By-Step. It will guide you though its 4 simple steps until creating the back-of-book index and writing it to the book, showing you the most important features of the program.

Created in: May 2014

2. How to Index my book using a list of words or phrases



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Length: 5:34 minutes

This tutorial will show you how to use PDF Index Generator to index a book using a specific list of phrases, using the Include words feature. It will show you how to define this list of words inside the program manually, and it will also show you how to use the Headers/Sub-Headers feature to write words indented under each other inside the book index.

Created in: August 2015

3. How to use the Queries feature



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Length: 4:37 minutes

This tutorial will show you how to use the Queries feature in “PDF Index Generator” to index a group of words from your book that have a specific format. This feature can be used to easily index dates, emails, names, capitalized words only from your book, or any other words format you can think of. Not only this, as it can also format the indexed words automatically. So for example if a query indexed a name “William Shakespeare”, then it can write it automatically in the index as “Shakespeare, William” if you wish to.

Created in: May 2014

4. How to index a book using font queries



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Length: 3:32 minutes

The font queries feature allows you to index phrases in your book that have a specific font styling, like indexing bold phrases only in the book. This tutorial will show you how to use font queries to index titles only found in a book. Those titles are blue colored with bold styling. Since they have a special font styling, then indexing them using font queries will be our best solution.

Created in: August 2015

5. How to use Step 3 Filters



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Length: 8:10 minutes

This tutorial will show you how to use the Step 3 Filters features inside “PDF Index Generator” to easily find the index words you are looking for. You can now simply locate a group of index words and make the necessary edits for them to save time and effort.

Created in: April 2012

6. How to import a list of words or phrases from a text file



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Length: 2:26 minutes

This tutorial will show you how to import a list of phrases inside “PDF Index Generator” from a text file, to index a book using that list of phrases.

Created in: May 2014

7. How to define cross-references



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Length: 5:50 minutes

This tutorial covers cross-references, why use them, and how to define them using PDF Index Generator.

Created in: July 2013

8. How to write book index words as links



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Length: 2:56 minutes

This tutorial will show you how to write your book’s index words as links in “PDF Index Generator” so the book reader can simply click on any index entry to take him to the corresponding page in the book.

Created in: April 2012

9. How can i design my own book index template?



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Length: 3:48 minutes

This tutorial will show you how to design your own template inside PDF Index Generator, to use it in writing your book index. An index template will allow you to make many customizations to the book index, like changing the colors, fonts, and many other settings, so your index will look as perfect as you want.

Created in: August 2015

10. How can i use the words labels feature?



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Length: 4:08 minutes

Words labels is a nice feature that allows you to set a colored label for one or more words in the results table of Step 3. This is useful if you want to mark one or more words to make any changes for them later. In this tutorial we will show you how to use this feature, and how to benefit from it.

Created in: August 2015

11. How can i combine 2 indexes together?



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Length: 5:24 minutes

This tutorial will show you how to combine 2 indexes for a book together, then write them at the end as one index. This is helpful if you want to index a book on stages, and you can apply this to index each chapter in your book individually then combine all the indexes together.

Created in: October 2015

12. How can i use the program in Command Line?



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Length: 6:11 minutes

This tutorial will show you how to use the program in the command Line mode, in order to index one or more books using 1 command line or a script file, without any interaction needed from the program interface. This will save a lot of time if you index many books.

Created in: June 2012