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Microsoft® Office® Professional 2013 Plain & Simple by Katherine Murray

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Inserting a table of contents

What’s the first thing you look at when you are handed a document that’s more than 30 pages long? The table of contents, right? The table of contents shows you all the major sections in the document and provides page numbers to guide you directly to the content you’re most interested in reading.

You might be surprised how easy it is for you to add a table of contents to your Word document. It all begins on the References tab, with the Table Of Contents tool on the Table Of Contents tab (no surprise there).

Add a table of contents

  1. Click to position the cursor at the point in the document where you want to add the table of contents.

  2. Click the References tab.

  3. In the Table Of Contents group, click the Table Of ...

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