Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Insert a table of contents, part of Creating Reports in Word 2016.
- [Narrator] My document's coming together nicely.…I have a lot of really nice elements.…I'd like to add a table of contents.…Now, obviously in this report with only four pages,…I probably wouldn't do that.…But as soon as I have 10 or 12 pages,…a lot of different sections,…a table of contents is a helpful thing to have.…I'm going to add it right here,…before the first page of the report…and immediately after the cover page.…I'm going to insert a break here,…go to Layout, Break,…and I just want a page break,…regular ol' page break in a blank page, then.…
Here.…Now, let's go to our references,…and let's insert a table of contents.…There really are two built-in tables of contents,…one says Contents, one says Table of Contents,…and then I can manually create a table of contents,…which I have almost never needed to do…because I can tweak these tables of contents…to be able to customize them somewhat.…If I create a custom table of contents,…I can tell it how many heading levels I want.…
For example, I have three levels of heading showing here,…
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- Outlining your report
- Applying styles and themes
- Inserting tables, pictures, and charts
- Dividing reports into sections
- Inserting a table of contents
- Proofing your report