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Inserting a Table of Contents in a Word Document


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Marking Table of Contents Entries
Updating Your Table of Contents

To update your table of contents, use the Update Table in the Table of Contents section of the Reference ribbon.

Word will automatically build your table of contents based on your selections.

If you selected the option to mark table of content entries manually, you can mark entries easily. Just select the text you would like to mark. Then, press Alt+Shift+O. The text will be included in your table of contents.

After marking an entry, you may want to update your table of contents. Open the References tab. In the Table of Contents section, click Update Table.

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