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Problem generating index in InDesign error: One or more index entries contain invalid characters.

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Nov 29, 2022 Nov 29, 2022

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I have a problem generating index in InDesign. All words are defined in Word and imported into InDesign. I get the message: One og more index entries contain invalid characters. I've gone throug all the words but can't find any invalid characters. Has anyone have run into rhat problem?

 

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Adobe Employee , Dec 01, 2022 Dec 01, 2022

Hi @perd91387701,

 

Thank you for reaching out and sorry for the delay in response. I found this link online reporting a similar issue: https://www.bookdesignmadesimple.com/error-importing-word-index-indesign/.

 

Please try the steps suggested and let us know if that helps.

 

I am also keeping the discussion open for our experts who might have more suggestions for you.

 

Thanks,

Harshika

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Adobe Employee ,
Dec 01, 2022 Dec 01, 2022

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Hi @perd91387701,

 

Thank you for reaching out and sorry for the delay in response. I found this link online reporting a similar issue: https://www.bookdesignmadesimple.com/error-importing-word-index-indesign/.

 

Please try the steps suggested and let us know if that helps.

 

I am also keeping the discussion open for our experts who might have more suggestions for you.

 

Thanks,

Harshika

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Dec 07, 2022 Dec 07, 2022

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Thank you for your reply. It was a bit complicated and I did'nt have time to solve it at the time. But it seemes to work.

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