0 Replies Latest reply on Oct 3, 2017 1:46 PM by neils46612671

    Chapter and section numbers not updating in reflow ePub


      I am using InDesign CC 2017.1 Build ( on macOS 10.12.16.


      I have created a Book containing two documents each of which has a chapter title and a number of sections with headings. The chapter title uses a paragraph style where the numbering format is set to ^H. The section headings also use a paragraph style (^H.^#). After updating the numbering for the book, each document shows the correct chapter and section heading numbering. For example:


      1. Chapter One Title

      1.1 Heading 1

      1.2 Heading 2



      2. Chapter Two Title

      2.1 Heading 1

      2.2 Heading 2


      When I generate the PDF for this book the chapter and heading numbers are correct as is also the case when I generate a Fixed Layout ePub from the book.


      Unfortunately, when I generate Reflow ePub, both chapter titles are numbered 1 and the section headings are numbered 1, 2, 3 etc instead of 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2 etc. I have tried generating both ePub 3.0 and ePub 2.0.1 and also splitting the file on the Chapter Title paragraph style. So far I have not been able to find a solution to the problem.


      1. Chapter One Title

      1. Heading 1

      2. Heading 2



      1. Chapter Two Title

      1. Heading 1

      2. Heading 2


      Any suggestions, guidance or ideas to try would be much appreciated. I'm new to InDesign so I am sure I must be missing/misunderstanding something....