[Solved] Alternate heading 1 style for Chapter Title

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[Solved] Alternate heading 1 style for Chapter Title

Postby clicktrack » Tue Mar 03, 2015 10:24 pm

I've got a recipe eBook I'm cleaning up and the chapter titles are in a custom paragraph style that is linked to Heading 1. Is there a way to add the chapter title from that style to the footer, like you normally would with Heading 1, but specify the alternate style as the chapter definition? Or do I need to change all the custom style paragraphs back to Heading 1?
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Re: Alternate heading 1 style for Chapter Title

Postby RoryOF » Tue Mar 03, 2015 10:32 pm

It would help if you uploaded a sample page.
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Re: Alternate heading 1 style for Chapter Title

Postby acknak » Tue Mar 03, 2015 10:42 pm

clicktrack wrote:... Is there a way to add the chapter title from that style to the footer, like you normally would with Heading 1 ...

I believe this is actually linked to the document outline created by the Tools > Outline Numbering ... configuration.

In Outline Numbering, you specify which paragraph style constitutes a "Level 1" (top level) heading, and the top level heading is considered the "chapter title". Heading 1 is the default top-level heading but you can change it to whatever you want.

I could be wrong about that; I haven't actually played with it to be sure, but I think that's how it works.
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Re: Alternate heading 1 style for Chapter Title

Postby clicktrack » Tue Mar 03, 2015 11:17 pm

Spot on and many thanks!

Went into Tools > Outline Numbering and set the level 1 and level 2 "Paragraph Style" to the right custom styles, and adding the chapter name via Insert > Fields > Chapter > Chapter Name works perfectly.
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