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Hour 13. Working with Long Documents > Generating a Table of Contents

Generating a Table of Contents

Rather than painstakingly typing a table of contents yourself, and then retyping it whenever the page numbers or headings change, you can have Word handle this for you.

As with the Document Map and Outline view, you have to apply heading styles (or outline levels) before creating a table of contents. Word uses heading styles (or outline levels) to locate your headings and decide how to format them in the table of contents it generates. Asking Word to create a table of contents for you has three advantages:


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