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asked 2012-11-03 17:53:40 +0200

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updated 2013-10-15 22:33:33 +0200

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When I add a table-of-contents, the default format is "number""text" no space between e.g. 1Objective what I would like to have is "number""space""text" e.g. 1 Objective

I wonder if someone could give me a hint on how to change the contents style.

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answered 2012-11-04 00:29:21 +0200

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updated 2012-11-13 12:36:35 +0200

Right-click in your "Table of Contents"Edit Index/TableEntries tabStructure.
Insert a space in the white field between "E#" (Chapter number) and "E" (Entry).
Press "All" for all levels.


Read more:
LibreOffice Writer Guide
Chapter 12: Creating Tables of Contents, Indexes, and Bibliographies · Tables of contents (p. 5 ff)

EDIT 2012-11-13
See also → Bug 44282 - [FORMATING] [TOC] space missing between text and ouline numbering.

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Thank you very much. You not only helped me to solve my problem but also understand a bit of the Entries tab for TOC. Something I did not grasp when reading the help file and user guide

ROSt52 gravatar imageROSt52 ( 2012-11-05 01:45:12 +0200 )edit

@manj_k is there a chance to contact you outside this AskQuestion forum?

ROSt52 gravatar imageROSt52 ( 2012-11-05 04:57:29 +0200 )edit

@ROSt52: Have a look at my profile...

manj_k gravatar imagemanj_k ( 2012-11-09 14:47:46 +0200 )edit

I am having this issue right now. :-) I've tried adding up to 5 spaces, and this has had no visible affect on my output. Is there another setting which could be affecting this?


Lance00 gravatar imageLance00 ( 2013-10-14 20:09:46 +0200 )edit

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