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Is there any way that you can improve the awful indexing system in your new DTP software. In Pageplus X9 it took me 18 DAYS (at 7 hours per day) to create an index for a 200 page book. It seems to rebuild the index every time you add an entry. I timed it - it took 4 minutes 30 seconds to make one entry with the page greying out and 'not responding' coming up (Microsoft WORD was immediate) using Windows 10 64 bit, i7 processor, 12Gb RAM, nothing else running. The least you can do is to recognize WORD indexing imports.

It is also difficult to format the index to make it look professional.

In fact in the next book it was quicker and gave me more freedom creating the index  by hand.

It's a shame because everything else (other than the clunky TOC system) is pretty good; well, aside from table importing which is poor (Indesign is worse though), can you make it better?

Incidentally it doesn't play nice with WPS writer (It is fine with Libreoffice though)

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