Creating TOC and List of Figures is VERY slow!

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Nov 16, 2017 Nov 16, 2017

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Creating the TOC and List of Figures for a book takes 30 mins PER generation, no mater the number of documents. Why is this so slow?? (FM 2017)

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Adobe Community Professional , Nov 22, 2017 Nov 22, 2017
I've found that opening all files in the book will speed up the process. With the book file active, hold down Shift as you select File > Open All Files in Book. Then create the TOC and List of FIgures.

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Nov 17, 2017 Nov 17, 2017

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Big book? Many pages? Lots of headings?

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Nov 22, 2017 Nov 22, 2017

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I've found that opening all files in the book will speed up the process. With the book file active, hold down Shift as you select File > Open All Files in Book. Then create the TOC and List of FIgures.

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Nov 23, 2017 Nov 23, 2017

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I routinely open all the files in the book as well when doing book updates. I'm curious to see if the makes a difference for you. I haven't experienced any slow downs with book updates or making PDFs (which has been an issue in the past) in 2017.

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Nov 23, 2017 Nov 23, 2017

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Did that make the difference, ap16165019 ? I'll have to try closing my files to see if I experience that slowdown.

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Opening all the files significantly helped the load time.

Thanks!

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