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Microsoft® Office Word 2007 Plain & Simple by Marianne Moon, Jerry Joyce

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Creating a Table of Contents

Provided your document is organized by styles or you have assigned outline levels to your heading paragraphs, it’s a snap to have Word create a well-organized table of contents for you. Word comes with predesigned table of contents layouts. The table is inserted as a field in a content control, so after you’ve created the table, you can change its layout by choosing a different design. You can also update the table if you change the content of your document.

Set the Outline Text

  1. In Outline view, scroll through the document, verifying that any paragraph you want to appear in the table of contents has a style that uses ...

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