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I want to generate a PDF from an Openoffice/LibreOffice Writer document. The document has three levels of paragraphs, and then mostly lists. For the table of contents I use those three levels, and I want the same for the PDF index.

When I open the PDF, the index has the paragraph titles plus the complete lists. This is useless, as it's just a replication of the content.

Is there a way to set OO to use only the paragraphs for the index of the PDF?
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http://documentation.openoffice.org/HOW_TO/word_processing/HowTo_Create_and_Maintain_a_TOC.pdf

Per the above (start on page 2), change the document attributes and atribute levels to be evaluated.
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Please reread my question. It is not about the TOC. The question is about generating PDFs, and nowhere in the document I can find the word PDF.

The table of content is easy to create, and I have no problems creating a TOC that only uses 2 or 3 levels. The problem it that below the paragraph headings I have lists, and those lists appear in the index of the PDF, and that is completely useless. That is what I want to fix, not the TOC in the document itself.
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Still think you need to change the attribute levels to be evaluated as per the previous link I gave you.

This link tells you how to create a linked pdf index for highlighted bulleted items; try reading into this for clues on how to do for non-bulleted lists.
http://www.oooforum.org/forum/viewtopic.phtml?t=102392

see also:
        http://openoffice.blogs.com/openoffice/pdf/
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Thank you.

I can't confirm your solution yet, don't have time for it now. When I have found a solution I'll make another comment...
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