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Trying to index a numbered list with header styles

I have a list of items I'm documenting and I want to use H2-H4 to make it readable to users.  I want a table of contents though so I have:


1 <h2>Item 1

  a <h3> detail 1

  b <h3> detail 2

  c <h3> detail 3

2 <h2>Item 1

  a <h3> detail 1

  b <h3> detail 2


But, if I have a numbered list such as the "Item 1" I can't put a header style on it, it's gray'd out.  If I make it:


<h2>Item 1

  1 <h3> detail 1

  2 <h3> detail 2

  3 <h3> detail 3

<h2>Item 1

  1 <h3> detail 1

  2 <h3> detail 2


then I can put a header style on Item 1 and Item 2, But our style is the first.  

1 answer

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Hana Kučerová Community Leader Dec 24, 2020

Hi @Robert Harris,

welcome to the Atlassian Community!

I would recommend you to use table of contents macro instead of create it manually. It will generate your TOC automatically based on the contents of the page and there are a lot of customizations available.

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