19. Creating Tables of Contents and Indexes

In a long document, like this book, for example, it can be hard to find the content you are seeking quickly just by thumbing through the pages or scrolling through the file on your screen. To help users quickly locate specific content, writers often employ a table of contents at the beginning of the document and an index at the end. You might have already used the index in this book to look up topics!

In this chapter, you discover how to generate tables of contents and indexes to provide to your readers. You also find out about some other types of tables that Word can create, including tables of figures and tables of authorities.

Creating a Table of Contents

A table of contents (TOC) is a listing ...

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