Thanks Virgil, look forward to reading the doc. After some more investigation I think much of my woe stemmed from having the 'no manual editing' tickbox selected in the ToC (the ol' user-error issue eh:).
Still having some issues with appendices though, so appreciate your assistance. Regards, Julian On 16 October 2016 at 02:36, Virgil Arrington <cuyfa...@hotmail.com> wrote: > If I understand your question, I've used section breaks and page styles > to achieve different page formatting. I've never used a master document > as I've never written anything long enough to justify it, but for my > longer documents, I set it up this way. > > Title page -- using a page style I call TitlePage > > (section break) > > Front matter (table of contents, etc.) using a page style called > FrontMatter > > (section break) > > Main matter (body of my document) using my standard page style (or if > it's double sided, I may have different page styles for right and left > sided pages. > > With each section break, I reset the page numbering to "1," using lower > case roman numerals for the front matter and Arabic numbers for the main > body. > > Hope this helps. > > I'll email you directly a sample document showing my page styles, etc. > > Virgil > > > On 10/15/2016 7:30 AM, Julian Brooks wrote: > > Hi all, > > > > With a huge nod of appreciation to Virgil, I've managed to start > building a > > thesis template. This I'll push to the list when done. > > > > I have another question though: > > > > In my large Master doc I've now got margins for the text chapters that I > > really like. Unfortunately this really doesn't look good for the ToC, > which > > is now way too squished (there's also a couple of the appendices that are > > now borked). > > > > How can I edit certain pages so they can have minimal margins. Something > > like the title page but can't use the title page as that ruins the page > > numbering. > > > > Also is there weird rules with it being the ToC? I don't want to finalise > > the ToC (ie make a copy) as it's still in flux. > > > > So change the page margins whilst keeping the flexibility that makes the > > ToC so good in the first place? Then I'll move onto the appendices:) > > > > Regards to all, > > > > Julian > > > > > -- > To unsubscribe e-mail to: users+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org > Problems? http://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/mailing-lists/how-to- > unsubscribe/ > Posting guidelines + more: http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Netiquette > List archive: http://listarchives.libreoffice.org/global/users/ > All messages sent to this list will be publicly archived and cannot be > deleted > -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: users+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems? http://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/mailing-lists/how-to-unsubscribe/ Posting guidelines + more: http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Netiquette List archive: http://listarchives.libreoffice.org/global/users/ All messages sent to this list will be publicly archived and cannot be deleted