Embedded indexing is the process of creating index entries electronically in a document’s files. Although desktop publishing packages are not the best tools for indexing, they can be used to create effective embedded indexes. For technical documents that will be updated frequently or will go online, technical communicators can create embedded indexes that will help their audience find information quickly and efficiently.
Early this year, I wrote the install guide for an enterprise-level reporting application. The application itself is pretty easy to use - once it's installed properly - with intuitive UI elements etc. It's the installation that's a bit complicated.