I like your idea about creating an empty TOC file and regenerating with the new 
heading style names. However, I'm not sure I understand how to rename the 
styles to make this happen. When I do a Find/Change, it lets me Find all items 
with the current Paragraph Tag, but it doesn't let me Change it the new 
Paragraph Tag. A little more clarification (and perhaps a screenshot or two) 
would be very helpful.

Thank you!

From: Fred Ridder []
Sent: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 1:29 PM
To: Robert Lauriston; Linda Garneau;
Subject: RE: Update All for Paragraph Tags in TOC

That's not entirely correct.

When Frame regenerates a TOC, the first thing it does is delete all existing 
paragraphs that have paragraph tags that end with "TOC", such as Head1TOC and 
Head2TOC. But any paragraphs that have paragraph tags that do *not* have that 
ending will not be affected. This allows you to set up a TOC title/heading and 
potentially a prefatory paragraph or two that will remain in the TOC when you 
update it.

But yes, any manual changes in paragraphs with ...TOC tags will absolutely be 
lost when the TOC is updated.

One approach to what Linda is trying to accomplish is to rename the TOC 
paragraph styles in an *empty* TOC file from the old heading style names (plus 
the ...TOC suffix, of course) to correspond to the heading style names in the 
current book, and then regenerating the TOC. Doing the style name changes on an 
empty file should make the changes simple and quick.

-Fred Ridder
> Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 09:08:27 -0700
> Subject: Re: Update All for Paragraph Tags in TOC
> From:<>
> To:<>; 
> Create a new TOC from scratch. That will use the tags from the new
> template (assuming it's designed correctly).
> You should never edit generated entries in a TOC, any changes will be
> lost the next time you update.
> On Tue, Apr 28, 2015 at 6:45 AM, Linda Garneau
> <<>> wrote:
> >
> > I just successfully imported formatting from our new template TOC to the 
> > current document TOC (shown below). In this particular file, the paragraph 
> > tags for content headings (HeadVC1, HeadVC2, etc.) are labeled differently 
> > from the tags for content headings in the template TOC (HeadTOC1, HeadTOC2, 
> > etc). It will let me select one heading or a group of headings to update, 
> > but it won't let me do an Update All. It takes FOREVER to update every 
> > heading, one by one, to the correct tag in the template. Is there a way I 
> > can apply the tags from the new template to all the tags in the current doc 
> > at once?

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