TechWhirl (TECHWR-L) is a resource for technical writing and technical communications professionals of all experience levels and in all industries to share their experiences and acquire information.
For two decades, technical communicators have turned to TechWhirl to ask and answer questions about the always-changing world of technical communications, such as tools, skills, career paths, methodologies, and emerging industries. The TechWhirl Archives and magazine, created for, by and about technical writers, offer a wealth of knowledge to everyone with an interest in any aspect of technical communications.
Subject:Re: Hyperlinks: Word to PDF From:"Roz Ault, Information Technology, X 377" <AULT -at- FAXON -dot- COM> Date:Mon, 10 Nov 1997 10:05:59 -0400
joemiller -at- canberra -dot- com writes:
> Though we don't do many docs in Word, one has arrived,
> written by ::shudder:: Engineering. The question I want to
> pose is: is there any way to, or any third party software
> that will, autoconvert the Word ToC to hyperlinks in the
As long as the document's ToC is generated from heading styles, not ToC
codes, you can do this with the shareware program rtftohtml. Save the
document as RTF, and this program will automatically convert all
headings to internal links, generating an HTML ToC document as well.