Generated PDF has a page inserted before the cover page

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Generated PDF has a page inserted before the cover page

Postby LarryCarey on Fri Mar 29, 2019 11:00 am

Everything looks and acts fine in Flare, but when I generate a PDF I'm getting a page inserted before the front cover.
The inserted page shows a table of contents for the doc and includes a level-1 heading that says "TOC".
I can't seem to figure out where it is coming from or why it is there.

In troubleshooting this, I notice that if I remove the first topic in the TOC editor and regenerate a PDF, the resulting PDF starts on the second topic as expected, but still has the mystery page inserted before page 1.

The only way that I've been able to generate a PDF that does not have the mystery page inserted before page 1 is to set the Printed Output / Break Type option to "none". But that option disables the Page Layout options, and while I don't get a mystery page inserted in the PDF, the page layout is not what I want.

BTW, recreating a new front cover topic doesn't help, I still get the mystery page at the front of my PDF. I gather that my problem is at the project level, but I can't find any Project (or other) setting that explains the mystery TOC page.

This one has really got me beat - any ideas would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks!
-lc
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Re: Generated PDF has a page inserted before the cover page

Postby Nita Beck on Fri Mar 29, 2019 11:21 am

Sounds like Flare is generating a topic with a TOC proxy during the build. Look in your PDF target on the Advanced tab and make sure that "Generate TOC proxy" is not selected. Hope it's as simple as that.
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Re: Generated PDF has a page inserted before the cover page

Postby LarryCarey on Fri Mar 29, 2019 11:36 am

Thanks so much, Nita Beck!
You are awesome, that fixed my issue.
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