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

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Creating a New Index Entry

The quickest way to mark an index entry is to select the text you want to appear in your index and press Alt+Shift+X. Alternatively, you can choose Insert, Reference, Index and Tables; click the Index tab; and click Mark Entry. Either way, the Mark Index Entry dialog box opens (see Figure 21.1). The text you've selected appears in the Main Entry text box. In some cases, that text serves perfectly well as your index entry.

Figure 21.1. You can control all elements of your index entries through the Mark Index Entry dialog box.

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If you plan to create an index entry that doesn't use any of the words in the surrounding ...

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