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Special Edition Using® Microsoft® Office Word 2003 by Bill Camarda

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Introducing Tables of Figures and Captions

Often, you want other tables in your document besides a table of contents. For example, you may want a table that compiles all the figures in your document, or all the equations, or, for that matter, all the Word tables. You can build tables such as these in much the same way you've just learned how to build tables of contents.

However, Word contains a few extra tricks that might make your life even easier. For example, it can automatically insert captions for you—and then build your table of figures from the captions it has inserted. The next sections review Word's powerful captioning features. After you understand captioning, you'll learn how to compile your captions into tables of figures—or any tables ...

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