PDF uses the page H1 for page names

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PDF uses the page H1 for page names

Postby 0Qq5Ew538tV on Mon Sep 20, 2021 8:19 pm

When I build PDF output, the pages are labeled using the H1 from the page. However, I would like the pages in the PDFs to be labeled the same as the label in the TOC instead of the H1. How do I change this behavior? I've looked at every setting on my PDF target and can't figure it out.
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Re: PDF uses the page H1 for page names

Postby Nita Beck on Tue Sep 21, 2021 5:21 am

I'm sorry to say that what you are asking for is not possible, given how Flare has been programmed. For print targets, the purpose of a TOC is ONLY to tell Flare what topics to process, in what order, and in what hierarchy. (MadCap refers to a print TOC as an "outline TOC" to emphasize this purpose, as described in https://help.madcapsoftware.com/flare2021r2/Content/Flare/Printed-Output/Adding-Print-Topics-Outline-TOC.htm.) Flare then uses the headings that it finds in those topics to build the generated table of contents.

The same is not true for a TOC for online output. There, the labels in the TOC are indeed used for the labels in the menu navigation.
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