Leader Lines Justified

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Apr 17, 2019 Apr 17, 2019

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Does anyone know if there is a way that leader lines can be automatically justified in an auto-generated TOC, LOF, LOT, etc?  I'd like for them to simply line up against the right margin but they will not. Please see below.

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Adobe Community Professional , Apr 22, 2019 Apr 22, 2019
You need to open the paragraph designer for each of these tags and set a right-align tab with a dot leader. If you insert the dot leaders manually, you are going to run into issues with lines wrapping to the next line.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Apr 17, 2019 Apr 17, 2019

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Yes, DJTOregon. You will need to edit the TOC, LOF, LOT, etc reference pages and replace the default space with a tab for those paragraphs. Then set a right-align tab at the right margin.

Adobe FrameMaker: Adding Tabs to a Table of Contents – Rocky Mountain Training

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Apr 19, 2019 Apr 19, 2019

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Hi DJTOregon:

I'm following up to see if this worked for you, or if you have any additional questions.

~Barb

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Explorer ,
Apr 22, 2019 Apr 22, 2019

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Sorry. I was out of town with no access to Internet. It still doesn't work. Here is what I have. I need everything to be justified against the right margin. Right now it looks like this. I have also attached my reference page that corresponds to this.

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Apr 22, 2019 Apr 22, 2019

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You need to open the paragraph designer for each of these tags and set a right-align tab with a dot leader. If you insert the dot leaders manually, you are going to run into issues with lines wrapping to the next line.

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Apr 22, 2019 Apr 22, 2019

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Or, if what you did was set a Left-aligned tab, you can change it to a Right-aligned one and click continue.

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Apr 22, 2019 Apr 22, 2019

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That worked! Thank you so much! It looks a lot better now.

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