Re: The Amazing Disappearing XRefs

Subject: Re: The Amazing Disappearing XRefs
From: technical -at- theverbalist -dot- com
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
Date: Fri, 5 Mar 2004 11:03:11 -0700

:: Is there any discernible pattern in which x-refs show
:: in the PDF and which don't?
:: In the Word doc, are there any differences at all
:: between the x-refs that disappear and those that show?
:: Maybe some point at a page number and others point at
:: bookmarks - something like that?

Well, after an extensive scientific review process, I've discovered that
what's consistently disappearing are the page numbers from the TOC, and in
the xref that say "on page XX", the "on" is gone, so it just says " page
XX". I use a macro to apply a character style to xrefs and the TOC, and
I've found that if I use the macro, bits of the xrefs disappear, but if I
hand-apply the style, the xref stay visible. All the xrefs have been
inserted using the Insert> Cross-reference, and inserted as a reference to
the heading text, and the page number, using the above/below to make the
"on page" part of the cross reference. None of the xrefs are bookmarks.

Dick Margulis sent me some useful suggestions on places to look, and I've
tried setting everything to unencrypted and uncompressed, and that
worked...but only once--I can't seem to reproduce that happy result.

...any other suggestions perhaps?

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