Notes on Creating Tables of Contents

A Table of Contents template defines the style, levels and numbering formats of a document report Table of Contents that a user can choose to apply to any kind of document report they are generating, in which case the Table of Contents template overrides any Table of Contents styles defined in the template or Normal.rtf file.

The simplest way to create a new Table of Contents is to copy one of the system-provided files (for portrait output or for landscape output) or another custom Tables of Contents, and edit the style definitions in the copy. However, you can create a Table of Contents from scratch if you wish; this would be initially derived from the Normal.rtf file.

Access     View | Resources > Document Generation > User Templates | right-click on Table of Contents | Create Document Template
View | Resources > Document Generation > System Templates > Table of Contents | right-click on <table of contents name> | Copy Document Template
Package | Documentation | Document Templates: dtdnew
You can also create Table of Contents within the Templates tab of the Generate Documentation dialog

In each of these cases, you create the new Table of Contents template file through the New Document Template dialog, and edit the styles in the Document Template Designer  using the Styles, Special Text and Table of Contents facilities.

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·Custom Document Templates (New Document Template dialog)