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Part Two: Create the Table of Contents

Before you create a table of contents, It is important to customize the Table of Contents options.

Open the document
Click References Tab / Table of Contents group
Click Table of Contents icon

Automatic Table 1 and Automatic Table 2 automatically generate a TOC based on the headings already present in the document. These two options can be used if your document is already prepared.

If you choose Manual Table, however, a structured TOC template is inserted but you must type in the contents manually. This options is not recommended.

 Go to the bottom of the dialog box and Click Insert Table of Contents

The following dialog box will open.
Notice there are two columns one for print the other for web content
If you select web option then click Use hyperlinks instead of page numbers box

Customize the Print Preview
Tab leader has several options, select the one you prefer
Show levels: determine how many levels are in the document
Formats section: From template

Click Options ... button to see a different view

This is a different way to customize the table options

There are two important options: 
Outline levels or Table entry fields
Use the Standard Outline levels

OK to save the options

Part One: Mark Table of Contents Entries

Part Three: Update the Table of Contents


Created:  July 05, 2012

Sr. Arlene Callahan
Training Manager
Rivier University
Nashua, NH 03060

E-mail: acallahan@rivier.edu