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Microsoft® Office 2008 for Mac Step by Step by Joan Lambert

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Create a Table of Contents

When working in a lengthy document, you can add a table of contents (TOC) to the beginning of the document to give your readers an overview of the document’s contents and to help them navigate to specific sections.

In the TOC, you can indicate with a page number the starting page of each section. If the document is divided into sections by headings that are formatted with standard styles (Heading 1, Heading 2, and so on), the TOC can consist of an automatically generated list of the headings. If your document doesn’t include headings, Word can generate a formatted table in which you can manually enter topics and page numbers.

To insert a table of contents, follow these steps:

  1. Click to position the insertion point where ...

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