TOC Macro interferes with Links to Headings

I want to link to a heading far below on a Confluence page. This page also contains a TOC macro at the top.
The link pagename#heading jumps to the heading listed in the TOC macro, not the "real" one down the page.

Am I doing something wrong or is this a bug?

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Finally, I found out that my problems linking to an anchor probably are due to a plugin we're using.

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You can try inserting an anchor right before your heading with a different name and link to the anchor instead.

More info in: Working with Anchors.

I already tried this, but apparently I'm suffering from a Firefox bug now. Firefox 17 jumps to whatever position on the page, but not to the position of the anchor. It works alright with IE9, however.

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Hi ,

I just faced the similar problem .

Please make sure Headers are not under any macro.

it will work or if your using 4.0 higher version make sure headers are put in the editor not in wiki.

all d best.

cheers,

tousif

Thanks for your reply, Tousif. But I think my problems are coming from above mentioned Firfox bug.

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I think that you're facing this bug: https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONF-17962
Which version of Confluence you're running? It seems that in Confluence 4.3.X this problem was fixed.

I hope this helps.

Cheers,

WZ

Thank you, William, but we are using Confluence 4.3.1.

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