>> >>> You have num:2, so subsubsections are not TOC'ed, so they don't get >>> the alternative. If you set it to 3, all should work. >>> >>> That is what we have been discussing. There are situations where you >>> do not want a headline to appear in TOC, but still want the ALT_TITLE >>> used. It is now possible in org-mode, but there was some bug because >>> of which it did not always work. >>> >> >> I figured I was missing something, but I have a question (which means >> I'm still missing something :-) : what are ALT_TITLEs good for if not >> for the TOC? > > I think some styles put them in the header, regardless of TOC.
Also needed if you need to add a footnote to a section heading. Vikas