Mollye Barrett wrote:
> I wasn't clear enough in my situation explaination...
> Every book has multiple sections.?The front matter and the TOC need to
> display without section numbers and all other chapters in the book to
> display with section numbers. The front matter needs to appear in the TOC
> without a section number.?I don't want additional paragraph styles, just
> the ability to "hide" the section number.
Maybe I wasn't clear enough in my response. You can *only* do what you want
with additional pgf formats. At least, you can *only* do it *properly* that way.
Why don't you want to do that? How many formats could you be talking about if
it's just for your frontmatter (I assume that's a preface/intro section
preceding Ch. 1). How many heading levels should you really have in
frontmatter? Not many, IMHO.
I, and I suspect many template designers, have specific pgf formats that are
only used in frontmatter, not chapter files. This isn't unusual (or difficult).
I suggest you stop trying to fight the only approach that makes sense. If you
had created the necessary 2 or 3 pgf formats, added them to the TOC, and
modified the TOC spec accordingly, you'd be done by now. Mucking about with
conditional text, which won't solve your problem, is just wasting time.
Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
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