David, There are two methods I have used.
First is to use the cross-reference feature - place cross-references to the headings you want for your TOC. Define the TOC para style to incoude a tab with a leader for the page number. Define the cross-reference format to include the paratext, tab, and pagenum variables. The page numbers are updated just like any cross-reference. The second method is more complex. Generate a chapter TOC using the Special menu. This generates a separate file. Import the TOC file by reference into the chapter at the point you want the TOC. Then when you need to update the TOC, regenerate the TOC using the Special menu again. Unfortunately, this method requires manual steps, so I prefer the first method. Good luck, Frank Harper -----Original Message----- >From: davidaflynn <davidaflynn at gmail.com> >Sent: Mar 6, 2006 1:04 AM >To: "'Wollenberger, David'" <DAVID.Wollenberger at ca.com>, "'Framers >(FrameMaker List)'" <Framers at frameusers.com> >Subject: RE: TOCs at beginning of each chapter > >Hi, > >I understand your intent because I also require to add a table of contents >in the beginning of each chapter. However, I only display all H1 >cross-references in a simple table. That's my chapter toc... > >Thank you, > >Shall Close, > >Regards, > >David Flynn >Technical Writer >Tel: +91 11 26222890/1/2 >Extn: 220 >Fiorano Software >www.fiorano.com > >____________________________________________________________________________ >_____________ > >Fiorano announces the availability of it's next generation platform - >Fiorano SOAT 2006 Platform > >Learn more at http://www.fiorano.com/products/ > >Cut your SOA implementation time and cost by 80% today. >Download and try Fiorano SOAT 2006 Platform at www.fiorano.com/downloads/ > >____________________________________________________________________________ >_____________ > >-----Original Message----- >From: framers-bounces+davidaflynn=gmail.com at lists.frameusers.com >[mailto:framers-bounces+davidaflynn=gmail.com at lists.frameusers.com] On >Behalf Of Wollenberger, David >Sent: Monday, March 06, 2006 2:23 AM >To: Framers (FrameMaker List) >Subject: TOCs at beginning of each chapter > >I am attempting to develop a template where there is a TOC at the >beginning of each chapter. > >Initially, I thought that the only way I could do this would be to >create a book for each chapter. These books would contain nothing but >the chapter file and an autogenerated TOC. Then, I would create a master >book that contains each of the book files. > >Although FM allows me to add a book file to a book, when I attempt to >Generate or Find, I get nothing but error messages. During Searches, FM >says it cannot open the book files; during Generation, FM says it cannot >generate because the master book file contains no openable non-generated >files. I can open these books from the master book window by >double-clicking, no errors. > >Another approach would be to figure out some way of including the TOC >inside of the chapter file. However, I cannot think how I would get FM >to do this. > > >Does anyone have any ideas about how to do this, or, if you can confirm >that it can't be done, that would help also. > > >David Wollenberger > > >ca > >Technical Writer >tel: +1 310 957-3969 (Internal: x63969) >fax: +1 310 957-3917 >david.wollenberger at ca.com >Customers First Performance Quality & Innovation Teamwork with Focus >Shareholder Value > >This e-mail message is for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and >may contain confidential and/or privileged information. Any unauthorized >review, use, disclosure or distribution is prohibited. If you are not >the intended recipient, please contact the sender by reply e-mail and >destroy all copies of the original message. > >_______________________________________________ > > >You are currently subscribed to Framers as davidaflynn at gmail.com. > >Send list messages to framers at lists.frameusers.com. > >To unsubscribe send a blank email to >framers-unsubscribe at lists.frameusers.com >or visit >http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/davidaflynn%40gmail.com > >Send administrative questions to lisa at frameusers.com. Visit >http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info. > >_______________________________________________ > > >You are currently subscribed to Framers as hfharper at mindspring.com. > >Send list messages to framers at lists.frameusers.com. > >To unsubscribe send a blank email to >framers-unsubscribe at lists.frameusers.com >or visit >http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/hfharper%40mindspring.com > >Send administrative questions to lisa at frameusers.com. Visit >http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info. ------------------------------- Hermann Frank Harper HIDS, Incorporated 678.525.8420