There appears to be no way to generate hyperlinks when creating an index of tables. This should behave like the table of contents.
I agree, that would be better but it works as designed, so that is not a bug: changed for enhancement.
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Enhancement => setting as NEW.
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Still happens on
This feature would be very useful.
See also https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=39904
Same issue is still present in 220.127.116.11. Illustration Index and Table of Contents can include hyperlinks, but for some reason not Index of Tables. It definitely doesn't look like a design decision.
Note that there is no workaround available.
It's still present on LibreOffice 18.104.22.168 as of september 7, 2015. It would be nice if you people fix this minor bug in a future release.
(In reply to Jose Gómez from comment #6)
> Note that there is no workaround available.
Actually, there seems to be a workaround available: When inserting the index, select "Illustration Index" (instead of the "Index of Tables") as type, and set the category to "Table" (instead of "Illustration"). And change the title to "Index of Tables".
There is a problem currently, though: The "Illustration Index" has a bug - it loses its hyperlinks after the file gets closed and reopened and the index then updated. See bug 71737 comment 7. But it could be enough to do, e.g., a PDF export right after index creation.
As pointed out in comment 5, and since "Illustration Index" and "Index of Tables" are almost the same, it's strange that the latter doesn't have hyperlinks. In fact, the issue seems to be rather configurational: The only difference between the two indexes seems to be their "Structure" in the "Entries" tab of the "Insert Index or Table of Contents" window, where the "Index of Tables" lacks the "LS" (hyperlink start) and "LE" (hyperlink end) fields.
(In reply to Jean-Baptiste Faure from comment #1)
> I agree, that would be better but it works as designed, so that is not a
> bug: changed for enhancement.
Could you please explain that "design": In LibreOffice 5.1.5 I can have hyperlinks in the table of contents, I can have hyperlinks in the table of figures (images), but I cannot have hyperlinks in the table of tables.
Hopefully it is not because someone was afraid of endless recursion ;-)
(In reply to Ulrich Windl from comment #9)
> (In reply to Jean-Baptiste Faure from comment #1)
> > I agree, that would be better but it works as designed, so that is not a
> > bug: changed for enhancement.
> Could you please explain that "design" [...]
This function has not been coded so it can't be bugged. I agree it is missing, so it is not a bug, it is an enhancement.
Best regards. JBF