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Thanks Michael. I am sure there is a use for your method, but it is much
too complicated for my small requirement.

Unfortunately, I wasn't able to view your document, because the Google
dictatorship would not allow me to see it without creating one of their
malware accounts.


*From:* Michael H []
*Sent:* Saturday, August 1, 2020, 20:12 UTC
*To:* Office User
*Cc:* LibreOffice Users
*Subject:* [libreoffice-users] Add a bookmark to TOC

Instead of building the Table of contents by "paragraph style", create
a Index of type "Table of Contents" using "Index marks".

In the example I insert the mark after the first word (or number) of
the new chapter, to prevent it from getting moved or erased if someone
later works on vertical spacing with hard returns. 

To create new hidden entries 

 1. Set the cursor to each location you want the TOC to point to. Then
    in the Insert Menu - > Index and Table of Contents -> Index Entry
      * Index type : Table of Contents
      * Entry : (text you want to appear on the TOC page)
      * level : if you want to style some entries differently set them
        to a different level, then assign the alternate style in the
        TOC setup.
      * Each time you click OK, you create an entry that matches the
        field values. If you have fields set to display you can see a
        light grey block.  
      * Extra entries may be deleted with the backspace or delete key
        as a character in the paragraph. 

 2. Set the cursor to the point you want the TOC to appear. Create a
    TOC as normal, but choose Index marks instead of 'Additional Styles.'

On Sat, Aug 1, 2020 at 6:46 AM Office User <
<>> wrote:

    First, I do understand how to create a
          TOC based on heading levels, but what I am trying to work out is
          how to add some kind of flag/marker (I am using the term
          to a paragraph in order to have it appear as the first entry
    in a
          TOC.To illustrate with a hypothetical example: An author
    wishes to add
          a 1 paragraph dedication on a page at the start of a book
    and have
          the word "Dedication" appear as the first entry in the TOC, but
          does not want the word to appear on the dedication page in the
          form of a heading.It would be much appreciated if someone
    could point me to a source
          of information about this, because my own searches have
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