How to Add a Table of Contents in MS Word XP

June 16, 2008 by
Filed under: Word 

To add a table of contents in MS Word XP:

  1. Ensure that heading styles have been applied to the document.
  2. Click where the table of contents should be inserted.
  3. On the Insert menu, choose Reference, and then click Index and Tables.
  4. Select the Table of Contents tab.
  5. Under General, click the Formats drop-down list and then click the preferred style for the table of contents.
  6. Select ToC style in Word
  7. Click OK.

Normally the table of contents is updated automatically, but you can always press the F9 function key.

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