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Re: [libreoffice-users] Problem with chapter numbering and TOC.


Thanks for taking the time to look at the document Kronose.

You are correct in saying that you can manually type anything in
whatever might be chosen to be the chapter heading.

Unfortunately, you overlooked what I wrote in my original post about
following the instructions in the official help file
https://tinyurl.com/vsq77lu where it says:

<Q>To Create a Paragraph Style for Chapter Titles
Choose Tools - Chapter Numbering.
In the Style box, select the paragraph style that you want to use
for chapter titles, for example, "Heading 1".
Select the numbering style for the chapter titles in the Number box,
for example, "1,2,3...".
Type "Chapter" followed by a space in the Before box.
Enter a space in the After box.
Click OK.
</Q>

Please let the documentation team know of the the project documentation
is incorrect.

Regards
Dave

On 17.11.2019 10:13, Krunose wrote:
> Something is wrong with your document, you do something wrong. First
> chapter should not be greyed out if only thing you did is apply Heading
> 1 style to that paragraph.
>
> This way seams like you inserted some kind of field or index and those
> do not appear in TOC by default.
>
> I deleted your Chapter 1 and typed my own Chapter 1 (to get rid of grey
> shading) and everything worked great.
>
> My guess is you're using it as not indented by design.
>
> Kruno
>
>
> On 17. 11. 2019. 09:19, Dave Barton wrote:
>> I have created a sample document with a near identical structure and
>> made it available at:
>> http://www.mediafire.com/file/4dqiurp1sv9z1zk/TOC_Test.odt/file
>>
>> It would be much appreciated if someone could take a look at this
>> document and offer any suggestions about why the automatically generated
>> chapter headings are not appearing in the TOC.
>>
>> TIA
>> Dave
>>
>> On 14.11.2019 06:58, Dave Barton wrote:
>>> I have set up chapter numbering as per the help page
>>> https://tinyurl.com/vsq77lu and created a "New Chapter" page style.
>>>
>>> After inserting a manual page break with the "New Chapter" page style I
>>> set the first paragraph style to "Heading 1" and the correct chapter
>>> name/number is displayed both on the page and in Navigator.
>>>
>>> However, when I insert a TOC into the document no chapters appear in the
>>> index.
>>>
>>> Any thoughts or pointers would be welcome.
>>>
>>> Thanks Dave
>

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