Support for auto-generated TOC with APA v6 headers 3,4,5 [closed]

asked 2014-04-09 06:57:22 +0100

ampalecek gravatar image

updated 2015-09-09 01:34:52 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image


I'm trying to figure out how to set up rules to generate a Table of Contents based on a template I've made for APA v6 formatting. Things are mostly fine, but there is one problem:

APA style calls for headers 3, 4, and 5 to start with body text directly after the header itself. (See for clarifying rules.) However, if I do this, the body text next to the header inherits the style, and the automatically generated TOC includes the body text after the header in the TOC. The style applies to the whole paragraph, not just the span (I'm using HTML terminology here, I guess) in question.

Any idea how to solve this problem? Thanks!

-Alex LibreOffice on Linux Mint 14 MATE x64. Writer, US English.

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Closed for the following reason question is not relevant or outdated by Alex Kemp
close date 2016-02-20 19:14:27.040422


Excellent questions. However, I wonder which office suit supports this style. Cannot imagine how this can be done; expect for using a macro or making adjustments by applying direct formatting to headings of level >= 3.

ROSt52 gravatar imageROSt52 ( 2014-04-09 13:11:52 +0100 )edit