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  1. It would be helpful if we could have the option to have a TOC field be composed of the associated page numbers without the accompanying text. This would allow us to have a TOC field that is only the numbers which could be formatted a different way from the associated heading text but it could be updated without the need to reformat any style. This would be useful for TOC that need to have the page numbers a different style than the heading text. We could simply have a field for the #s and one for the text and then update both of the fields and everything would be good to go. As of now after an update of the field we need to go in and change all of the numbers to the desired style every time. Hope that makes sense! If there is an easy way to accomplish this now that I'm missing I'd love to learn. Thanks, Jeff
  2. Is there a way to keep all of the formatting on a TOC text area after you update the TOC content? When I update the TOC area it resets any new tabs and specific character formatting I have applied to the page numbers. Also, is there possibly a way to have the TOC page numbers appear without the associated text? Thanks!
  3. In Affinity Puplisher, I defined a new paragraph style for my chapter titles (called "ChapTitle"). I want to generate a table of contents using this new style, but the new style, ChapTitle, is grayed out and cannot be selected. What am I doing wrong?
  4. I have a fairly large table of contents (2 column, 1 page) with maybe ~100 entries (20 chapters, the rest level 2) in a PDF that has 164 pages. About 95% of the hyperlinks in the TOC in the generated PDF go to the correct page. However, there's a handful that go to the next page (TOC page + 1) instead of page 86 or 87 or whatever it says in the TOC. This works for almost everything and requires me to click on each specific link to make sure it's valid or not. This is another deal breaker (besides the ability to generate PDF bookmarks from TOC or header styles or whatever) for digital publishers - when the TOC hyperlinks doesn't work! And there's no bookmarks! So users reading large documents will get a subpar PDF experience! Also, what's also annoying is that I need to insert a column break to prevent orphan chapter/section (the last entry on col 1 is a chapter title with it's subsections at top of col 2, so I insert a col break to make it look correct), then I get the pop-up saying "TOC has changed" on every.single.export. Even though nothing has change. I just added a col break inside of the TOC. Edit: Added image from Acrobat Pro that shows the hyperlink properties. This hyperlink property is for the chapter "Sembia" and page "88" link below it, but it says Page 4 (TOC is on Page 3).
  5. Hello, when I'm creating the TOC the page numbers are not there. What I'm missing? Thanks Mike Publisher 1.7.2.471
  6. I created a new style for the headings of different pages. The problem is when I do that I no longer get the associated page number to display in a Table of Contents. The numbers displayed when I used the preset Heading 1. I had the new style based on Heading 1 which I knew worked.perfectly. Type is set to paragraph. What have I missed in creating the new style?
  7. Publisher continues to crash when I attempt to delete a TOC style. Luckily Publisher has a recovery file. I have been working all day, multitasking actually, so resources are slim at best, but I thought I'd mention this before I leave for the weekend, maybe see if someone else has experienced this as well. My hope is that once I shut down and come back Monday things will be back to normal (crossing fingers). I have a crash report if that is of any use to anyone.
  8. For my company I got myself the entire suit of your products and am already working on a coursebook I am writing using Publisher. So far most of it has been easy to do and/or find, however now I stumbled into something I cant seem to solve so easy and I hope someone can be of help. I have a table of contents that has grown beyond one page. How can I make it flow over to the next page? It should of course keep updating all pages when required. The table of contents frame doesnt have the little arrow on the right that normal frames have to link it. Thank you in advance for any help. Regards, Huub
  9. thetasig

    TOC mishap

    APUB 1.7.0.257, OS X 10.13.6 I have a 2-page spread of some 140 pages so far. The setup for pages is a master page is assigned with page numbers and section names. Then a picture frame with a photo of lowered opacity is applied either to a single page or spanning two pages. This frame is arranged "to back" so that the master page numbers and sections will appear, and then other smaller picture frames with 100% opacity photos, including text frames are placed on top of all of that. I inserted a TOC on page 3. Then the weirdness happened. The pages after the TOC page were affected: the recto pages all had a full-sized picture frame with a picture that had been moved to the "back" so that the master page numbers and sections would show. Note that each separate verso/recto page had its own "at back" picture frame with photo and only the recto pages had this problem. On about 50 of those pages all of the full-sized picture frames had been moved one step to the front - thereby hiding the master's page numbers, etc. Then, in another section of pages following those, the full-sized "at back" picture frames were single frames that spanned two pages (verso and recto). The smaller photos on the verso pages were moved back one level (I think "to back") and had the same (incorrect) opacity as the background picture frame. This caused the separate photos on that page to be grayed-out behind the full-page picture frame. Each of these problems had to be corrected manually - selecting the page picture frame and moving "to back" or moving the verso page picture frame out of the way and moving the smaller photos "to front" then moving the full-page frame back into place. In yet another section that follows, the verso small picture frame photos and text had all been moved "to back" and were hidden rather than grayed-out. Finally, the last section of some 8 pages was fine - no changes or problems.
  10. I'm trying to create a Table of Contents for my document (see attached document). Steps to recreate: Generate some text. Go to the first page, and create a space to insert the TOC. I used a page break to push the first H1-Heading 1 paragraph to Page 2. From the Text menu, select Table of Contents > Insert Table of Contents Select Text Flow from the Look in: option. Clear the checkmark in front of H2-Heading2 Select Chapter Title Select H1-Heading1 Application crashes. Attached: Crash log file and sample document that I was working on. AF Pub Crash Log 03242019 IM Document Template.afpub
  11. I would like to be able to update page numbers on my TOC without deleting line breaks and interruptions inserted manually. It would be quite useful when working on a TOC split in multiple text frames for composition purposes. It could be an additional "soft" TOC update that just reloads page numbers and section names without updating the whole TOC.
  12. When I open AD Help, the table of Contents sidebar is strangely formatted, with the following problems: • Some exposure triangles do not match up with the help subtopics. • Some subtopics are always expanded as if I had clicked on their parent topic & I cannot collapse them. • The Table of Contents sidebar does not disappear when I click on many (but not all) topics, obscuring the left part of the topic unless I drag the window's width to a very large size. • In a few topic pages images are blank, showing only the OS X question mark in a blue box 'placeholder' icon one normally sees when an image can't be loaded on a web page. On at least one of those pages (for the Interface visual reference) moving the pointer over where a UI element should be shown works, but only for some UI elements. • For some topics, depending on if I try to select them from the Table of Contents sidebar after selecting some other topic, the correct text will be displayed, but with the image(s) from the previous topic. This is hard to explain, so please refer to the two screen shots & feel free to ask for clarification on anything still unclear. I have tried the following to resolve this with no effect: 1. Reset (clear) everything on starting up AD (the control key launch) 2. Manually trashing ~/Library/Containers/com.seriflabs.affinitydesigner/Data/Library/Preferences/com.seriflabs.affinitydesigner.plist & even /Applications/Affinity Designer.app/Contents/Resources/AffinityDesigner.help/Contents 3. Running the OS X El Capitan Disk First Aid on the startup disk, & Onyx's Repair Disk Permissions (which the El Cap version of Disk Utility lacks). 4. Rebuilding the Help system with Onyx 5. Trashing /Applications/Affinity Designer.app & downloading a new copy from the Mac App Store. 6. Multiple restarts of my iMac, between each of the previous steps & various combinations thereof. 7. Verbal curses, threats, & other irrational outbursts aimed at the hardware, Apple, Affinity, & other entities that I know can't hear me but make me feel (slightly) better about not being able to fix this on my own. No other Help window behaves this way, including the one for Affinity Photo, so it seems to be something affecting only AD, but I have no clue what it might be. Any suggestions for what to try next?
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