Support for Table of Contents

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07 Nov, 2016 05:18 PM

Is there a way to generate a table of contents for a large note?

  1. 1 Posted by Brandon Young on 08 Nov, 2016 01:36 AM

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    Having an option, View -> Show table of contents. Then show an auto updated table of contents that would appear on the right/left of the note.

  2. 2 Posted by Ben on 08 Nov, 2016 02:31 AM

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    +1, but less urgent for me than iOS indentation, tables, handwriting, collaboration, and maybe auto-complete tags

  3. 3 Posted by Pierre on 08 Nov, 2016 06:56 AM

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    A smart table of contents like Quip would be a #must-have

  4. Support Staff 4 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 08 Nov, 2016 10:23 AM

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    Yes, ToC are on our todo list, stay tuned.


  5. 5 Posted by RJC on 23 Mar, 2017 06:22 PM

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    If implementing a full auto-generating table of contents is a bit involved (code-wise), how about at least giving us the ability to link to sections of a note similar to using a named anchor tag.

  6. 6 Posted by Pierre on 24 Mar, 2017 08:13 AM

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    So we would have url not only to a file but to sections in it? That would be awesome.

  7. Support Staff 7 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 24 Mar, 2017 09:24 AM

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    @Pierre Yes, basically TOC to works needs header ( h1/h2/h3... ) linking, which is more like a line position than a section.

  8. 8 Posted by PDO on 30 Mar, 2017 10:05 AM

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    It would be great to have such a feature.

  9. 9 Posted by Tim on 26 Jun, 2017 09:36 AM

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    Looking for this feature as well. Thanks for your great app.

  10. 10 Posted by WOW on 29 Jul, 2017 07:01 PM

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    If this feature comes in Bear, I'll kick dropbox paper's ass

  11. 11 Posted by Nate on 01 Aug, 2017 11:07 AM

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    +1, this would really help navigate longer notes!

    PS: I LOVE Bear! Such an elegant and useful app.

  12. 12 Posted by Sasha Grosman on 25 Aug, 2017 05:09 PM

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  13. 13 Posted by Gianni on 29 Aug, 2017 12:02 PM

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    +1 for ToC support. Have a look at quip indeed. Autogenerates headings based on H1/H2/H3 styled

  14. 14 Posted by jim g on 29 Aug, 2017 01:55 PM

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    I use the Marked 2 preview app with Bear. It autogenerates a TOC as well as renders tables, footnotes, etc.

  15. 15 Posted by Rafael on 13 Sep, 2017 12:41 AM

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    Any ETA on this feature?

  16. Support Staff 16 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 15 Sep, 2017 09:59 AM

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    @Rafael No, sorry I'm not allowed to give ETAs anymore :)

  17. 17 Posted by k.rut on 16 Oct, 2017 06:13 PM

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    Please give us TOC!

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