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Inserting a Customized Table of Contents in Word
Inserting a Customized Table of Contents

Word lets you select customized formatting options for your table of contents.

To insert a customized table of contents in Microsoft Word, position your cursor where you would like to insert the table in your document.

Open the References ribbon and click Table of Contents in the Table of Contents section. In the dropdown box that appears, select Insert Table of Contents.

The Table of Contents dialog box opens. You can specify whether page numbers are shown and how they're aligned. You can also specify how the tab leader line appears. Or, use the Formats box to select a formatting style for your table of contents.

Word will automatically pull entries for your table of contents from the document. But, you have several different options for marking table of contents entries. Keep reading for details.

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