Creating Nested Index Keywords

This article will explain how to make nested keyword topic links in the index. This can be useful to help users quickly find a specific term that is related to a broad parent subject. 

To add a nested keyword, you need to add it in the same way that you would add a normal keyword; by opening your topic and selecting the Index Keywords tab at the bottom of the topic. For a nested keyword, you should type the parent term, then a vertical bar followed by the name of the keyword into the Keyword field. For example:


In the above example, the "Adding" keyword will be added to the index, and it will be nested under an "Order" entry. This will result in the following in the built output:



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