Hi, William:

It's not completely clear to me how you are applying the character
format. A little more information would help the troubleshooting
efforts.

Are you using a building block like <char_format_name> to the TOC
entry prototype line(s) on the TOC Reference page, or are you applying
the character format to selected building blocks?

Can you post the TOC Reference page lines?

Thanks.

Regards,

Peter
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Peter Gold
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On 10/10/07, William Abernathy <william at inch.com> wrote:
> I got no response to the below post. Is this such a well-known FrameMaker bug
> that it merits no response? Did I get you all on a bad day? Or am I just 
> being a
> dunce?
>
> Don't answer that last one.
>
> --W
>
> William Abernathy wrote:
> > I assume there is some very important reason for the following behavior.
> >
> > [Frame 7.2, WinXP, Unstructured]
> >
> > When I italicize a chapter or section heading using the CTRL-I, the
> > generated TOC file does not retain the formatting, but maintains the
> > cross-reference all the way to the end of the line. Hence:
> >
> > 4.1 Heading with /Italic/ Text
> >
> > renders as:
> >
> > 4.1 Heading with Italic Text.......22
> >
> > in the TOC, with the whole line linking to the heading on p. 22, but the
> > word Italic now rendered in roman.
> >
> > If, on the other hand, I use an Italic (Emphasis) character format, I
> > get the formatting in the generated TOC, but the link breaks at the tag
> > boundary. The generated TOC line thus appears as:
> >
> > 4.1 Heading with /Italic/ Text........22
> >
> > However, the link breaks at the boundary between "with" and "Italic."
> >
> > It there any way around this? Call me a dreamer, but I really want the
> > formatting to come through *and* the link not to be broken when I
> > generate a TOC.
> >
> > Thanks in advance.
> >
> > --William Abernathy

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