TOC and Index don't show page numbers in RTF output

When you generate an RTF documentation and open it in Microsoft Word or free Microsoft Word Viewer, you usually don't see the page numbers in table of contents and index.

Not updated TOC in RTF

Not updated Index in RTF

The numbers in TOC and INDEX are implemented as fields. Usually, Word
doesn't automatically update them. When the fields are updated, the output should look as follows:

Updated TOC in RTF

Updated Index in RTF

Solution

  • To update the fields in MS Word just do Print preview.
  • To update the fields in MS Word Viewer, navigate to View menu. Switch from Print Layout to Normal and then back to Print Layout.

Then save the RTF document to store the changes.

 

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