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

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Creating an Index

If you’re not blessed with the expertise of a professional indexer, Word is the next best thing. It simplifies and automates the complex and arduous mechanics of indexing. Word places a hidden-text tag next to each indexed item, so no matter how the page numbers change, the index is kept current. Your index can include multiple levels, cross-references, and even a range of pages when an indexed item extends beyond a single page.

Tag the Entries

  1. On the References tab, click the Mark Entry button to display the Mark Index Entry dialog box.

  2. In your document, select the text you want to index.

  3. Click the Mark Index Entry dialog box to ...

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