Linking to the next index entry

On the Go Menu, click Link to Next Index Entry (shortcut L), or click the Tool next index link.jpg button on the toolbar.

When enabled, this function does the equivalent of clicking on the subsequent link in the index pane, which causes the item use associated with that link to be displayed in the content pane. Using the shortcut keys L (next index entry) and SHIFT+L (previous index entry) are a quick way of browsing through all items listed in an index.

This feature is very useful in tracking down every place that a point is used in a system (use it when a block index is displayed).

Information-noshadow.png Note: There are two categories of index: use indexes, and topic indexes. The Link to Previous Index Entry and Link to Next Index Entry cause the next or previous item in the (currently visible) use index to be displayed, and is only enabled if the current index is a use index. The Browse to Next Topic and Browse to Previous Topic functions cause the next or previous topic in the topic index containing the current topic to be displayed, and is always enabled. This topic index may not be visible, but the result will be the same as if the next or previous topic in the the topic index had been clicked.

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