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I downloaded an online html book (http://www.cim.mcgill.ca/~franco/OpSys-304-427/lecture-notes/lecture-notes.html), by the following command

wget -r -np  -nH --cut-dirs=3 -p -k http://www.cim.mcgill.ca/~franco/OpSys-304-427/lecture-notes/lecture-notes.html 

Then I tried to convert it to pdf using htmldoc. My command is:

htmldoc --webpage -f 1.pdf lecture-notes.html node1.html node2.html ... node69.html

The resulting PDF file has bookmarks for its table of content shown in lecture-notes.html, but the bookmarks are just one-level. The table of content shown in lecture-notes.html is multilevel however, indicated in HTML source code by <UL> and </UL> pairs.

Another example is http://www.unknownroad.com/rtfm/gdbtut/, which uses a different way to represent multi-level table of content in its HTML source code.

Can htmldoc create multilevel bookmarks for table of content?

  • You could also try pandoc. – Jan Sep 4 '14 at 22:18
  • @Jan: Thanks. Do you know how to do what I asked in pandoc? (either CLI or GUI is fine, although CLI is preferred) – Tim Sep 5 '14 at 0:57
  • How did you download the lecture notes? Do you now have a single file or multiple ones? – Jan Sep 5 '14 at 13:17
  • @Jan Multiple html files. The command I used for downloading them is wget -r -np -nH --cut-dirs=3 -p -k http://www.cim.mcgill.ca/~franco/OpSys-304-427/lecture-notes/lecture-notes.html – Tim Sep 5 '14 at 13:32

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