I'm working in sharelatex and a requirement for my thesis is a summary in the ToC which is an unnumbered chapter and without page number. Now, I fixed the numberless chapter, but there is no documentation of latex of excluding the page number for a single chapter in the ToC. Is this possible?


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To avoid the page number in the ToC you can add the ToC entry manually with \addtocontents:


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  • I discovered that\contentsline used as above will result in trouble when used with hyperref (tex.stackexchange.com/questions/589153/…). \contentsline takes four arguments and hyperref will abort the build if they're not all there.
    – Frotz
    Commented Mar 29, 2021 at 0:48

If you are using the memoir class (which caters for the book, report, and article classes) you can do this:

\chapter*{Summary} % No ToC entry
\addtocontents{toc}{\cftpagenumbersoff{chapter}} % no chapter page numbers
\addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{Summary} % put Summary chapter title in ToC
\addtocontents{toc}{\cftpagenumberson{chapter}} % chapter page numbers printed - edited brackets    
Summary of the thesis.
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