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

-------- Original Message --------
From: Regina Henschel [mailto:rb.henschel@t-online.de]
Sent: Monday, November 18, 2019, 12:27 UTC
To: DaveB
Subject: [libreoffice-users] Problem with chapter numbering and TOC.

> Hi Dave,
> answer below.
> DaveB schrieb am 18-Nov-19 um 10:35:
>> -------- Original Message --------
>> From: Regina Henschel [mailto:rb.henschel@t-online.de]
>> Sent: Sunday, November 17, 2019, 11:55 UTC
>> To: users@global.libreoffice.org
>> Subject: [libreoffice-users] Problem with chapter numbering and TOC.
>>> Hi Dave,
>>> Dave Barton schrieb am 17-Nov-19 um 09:19:
>>>> 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.
>>> Your headings have no content. You need to write at least a blank.
>>> Kind regards
>>> Regina
>> Sorry Regina, can you explain what you mean by "no content". The chapter
>> headings are auto-generated by the "Heading 1" paragraph style and are
>> clearly visible in the first paragraph of each chapter break in the
>> document and also in the Navigator.
>> When the Chapter Numbering dialog is first opened both the Before and
>> After fields are empty. I filled the Before field with the word
>> "Chapter" plus one space.
> The heading in the text is e.g. "Chapter 1". The part "Chapter " is
> generated by the outline style and the part "1" is generated by the
> outline style too. So the heading in the text has no own content, but
> what you see is totally generated by the outline style.
> "True" headings would be for example
> Chapter 1 Introduction
> Chapter 2 Examples
> Chapter 3 Experiments
> Chapter 4 Conclusions
> where "Introduction", "Examples", "Experiments", "Conclusions" are the
> content of the respective heading.
> To be shown in the TOC, there need to be some content in the heading.
> And because you decide to have no content there, I have suggested to use
> a blank instead of a real content. So your heading in the text would be
> "Chapter 1 "
>           ^------ blank
> Kind regards
> Regina

Many thanks for the perfect explanation Regina.

While it's unclear why it was coded that way and is definitely not
intuitive, it does provide a solution.

When I have the time I will add a not to the on-line help and ask
Olivier to make a note for the help file in the next release. I will
check out the Getting Started and Writer Guides to ensure this point is
made clear in the next revisions.

Kind Regards

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[libreoffice-users] Problem with chapter numbering and TOC.Dave Barton <daveb@libreoffice.org>
Re: [libreoffice-users] Problem with chapter numbering and TOC.Dave Barton <daveb@libreoffice.org>
Re: [libreoffice-users] Problem with chapter numbering and TOC.Regina Henschel <rb.henschel@t-online.de>
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