Creating a Table of Contents

If you want to make it easy for the reader of a large document to find specific parts or chapters of the document, you really need to include a table of contents. Creating a table of contents in Word relies on the use of specific styles to show the organizational structure of your document. As long as you do this, creating a table of contents is straightforward.

For example, you can use Word’s built-in heading styles (Heading 1, Heading 2, Heading 3, and so forth; see Figure 10.1) to format the different levels of headings in the document, or you can create your own styles to do so. Using these headings requires you to use some methodology to break down the contents of your document, such as using section levels or ...

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