Self-generated hypertext not complete line

Community Beginner ,
Apr 23, 2018

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Several of my TOC files have hypertext links that stop after only a few characters. Is there any way to correct this?

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Chapter 1 ........... 1-1

Chapter 2 ............ 2-1

Chapter 3 ........... 3-1

   A. Sub-Chap ... 3-3

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Barb Binder Adobe Community Professional , Apr 23, 2018
Hi Charles:Character tags will cause this to happen.I suppose they could be in the TOC file, but check the source files first. For example, open chapter 2, triple click to select the paragraph that says "Chapter 2" and remove any character tags by clicking on Default ¶ Font in Format > Character > Catalog. Update the book to see if that fixes it. If it does, continue to fix the other paragraphs.If not, let us know.~Barb

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Adobe Community Professional ,
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Is this a true TOC (generated from the FM menu) or one that was manually created? Have you checked the reference page formatting?

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The TOCs are generated from FM menu. All of the information shows up, but not all of it is linked.

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Hi Charles:

Character tags will cause this to happen.

I suppose they could be in the TOC file, but check the source files first. For example, open chapter 2, triple click to select the paragraph that says "Chapter 2" and remove any character tags by clicking on Default ¶ Font in Format > Character > Catalog. Update the book to see if that fixes it. If it does, continue to fix the other paragraphs.

If not, let us know.

~Barb

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Thank you so much!! I inherited several manuals from a person that is no longer present, and there are a lot of issues that I have bee rooting out of them. This one has been driving me nuts for the better part of a year. Thank you again.

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We are always happy to help, Charles. Glad you are back on track.

~Barb

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