A table of contents (ToC) helps readers to navigate your FlippingBook Online publication quickly and easily.
A table of contents in FlippingBook Online is based on PDF bookmarks. Creating a ToC for your flipbook is simple. All you need to do is add bookmarks to your PDF. If you upload your PDF to FlippingBook Online, the bookmarks are recognized and automatically converted to a ToC. Please see an example publication with a table of contents.
Keep on reading if you would like to learn:
- How to add Bookmarks to your PDF
- How to use Table Of Contents
- How to set up a table of contents to be opened by default
How to add Bookmarks to your PDF
Here is what a PDF with bookmarks looks like in Adobe Acrobat Reader:
Once the bookmarks are added, you can upload your PDF to FlippingBook Online, and the table of contents will be created from the bookmarks automatically.
How to use Table Of Contents
If your publication has a table of contents, your readers will be able to show or hide it by pressing the Table of Contents button in the bottom menu of the publication. The table of contents is shown in the Navigation Tab on the left-hand side.
Readers can navigate to chapters or sections of your flipbook by simply clicking the links in the table of contents.
How to set up a table of contents to be opened by default
If you would like a table of contents to be opened by default when your flipbook is loaded, you can do it as follows:
- Open your FlippingBook Online account
- Hover over your publication and click on it to open the publication's page
- Select the Customize option from the menu on the right side
- Then find the Default Navigation setting in the Controls section and select the Table of Contents from the list of options.