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Hide TOC section numbers

Hello,

New to Confluence (using on-demand). Working with styling PDF output and I'd like to hide section numbers in the table of contents.

With regular output, the process numbers my sections like this:

1.1.0, 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 2.1.1, etc.

I'd like to remove these completely.

In the advanced PDF instructions, I saw this code. Thought it might turn of section numbering completely:

/* Turn off the default section numbering for this TOC item */
.toclvl0:before
{
 content: " ";
 counter-reset: chapter 0; 
}

However, what this seems to do is start the section numbers with a 0, like this: 0.1.1, 0.1.2.

What can I do to hide section numbers, but keep page numbers in the PDF output for a TOC?

Thanks!

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Just in case you are interested:

There is another answer to the same question at https://answers.atlassian.com/questions/44440/pdf-stylesheet-any-guides-out-there#75579

Hi,

This did it for me:

span.tocnum:before 
{
    content: target-counter(attr(href), page, decimal );
}

div.toc 
{
    page-break-after: always;
}

div.toc a 
{
    text-decoration: none;
    color: black;    
}

div.toclvl0:before
{
  display: none;
}

div.toclvl0
{
    padding-left: 20px;
    counter-reset: section 0;      /* Set section to 0 */
}

div.toclvl1:before
{
    display: none;
}

div.toclvl1
{
    padding-left: 40px;
    counter-reset: subsection 0;
}

div.toclvl2:before
{
    display: none;
}

div.toclvl2
{
    padding-left: 60px;
    counter-reset: subsubsection 0;
}

div.toclvl3:before
{
    display: none;
}

div.toclvl3
{
    padding-left: 80px;
    counter-reset: subsubsubsection 0;
}

div.toclvl4:before
{
    display: none;
}

div.toclvl4
{
    padding-left: 100px;
}

My CSS skills are not top touch, you probably could have just removed the div.toclv13:before elements and gotten the same result. Or, if you want to allow for backing this out. Comment out what you don't want and put in just the display: none; with a note.

Hi, thank you for the response. That code works for me. Really appreciate the help!

+1 - Works for me too, using Confluence 5.6.3.

Hi, Your code solved the problem. Thanks for the help!

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