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Creating a Table of Contents

The easiest way to create a Table of Contents is to use the built in Heading styles for your headings throughout your document.

References < Table of Contents

Click the down arrow on the side of the Table of Contents button as shown below. This will give you a list of Automatic Tables.

Once you have made your selection << click on the Table of Contents you want to have inserted

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You can click on the same Table of Contents drop down and choose Custom Table of Content button to make any formatting changes.

You can also increase or decrease the levels of the Headings as shown below.

Updating a Table of Contents

If you make changes to your document that changes the Page Numbers or Headings you will need to update your Table of Contents.
Select the Table of Contents and click on the down arrow << Update Table and the following box will appear asking you to Update page numbers only OR Update entire table.