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Table of contents showing both arabic and roman numbers

I've created a Word document with three sections.

Section 1 has no footer.

Section 2 contains the table of contents, and has a footer of { PAGE \* roman } which shows the lowercase roman-style numbers (i, ii, iii, iv, etc). The section is configured to restart numbering at 1.

Section 3 has a footer of { PAGE \* Arabic } which shows standard numbers (1, 2, 3, etc). The section is configured to restart numbering from 1.

Unfortunately, the Table of Contents is only showing Arabic numbers, not Roman numbers. This isn't entirely unexpected as I don't see why the TOC would be aware that I had manually changed Section 2's page numbers to show in Arabic -- but, nevertheless, how can I make the TOC show the correct number format?
Example as it is now:
 
TABLE OF AUTHORITIES ............. 2
STATEMENT OF JURISDICTION ............. 1
STATEMENT OF THE ISSUES ............. 2
 
Example as I want it to be:
 
TABLE OF AUTHORITIES ............. ii
STATEMENT OF JURISDICTION ............. 1
STATEMENT OF THE ISSUES ............. 2

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I found one inelegant solution, so I'll modify the question to now ask if there's anything nicer ;)

Somewhat-solution: click within the table of contents, and select ONLY the number that is currently Arabic that you want to be Roman. Right-click it and choose "toggle field codes". It'll go from looking like this:

TABLE OF AUTHORITIES ........................ 2

to this:

TABLE OF AUTHORITIES ....................... { PAGEREF _Toc192775613 \h }

Insert "\* roman" between the variable and the \h parameter... i.e. make it look like this:

TABLE OF AUTHORITIES ....................... { PAGEREF _Toc192775613 \* roman \h }

Right-click the text b/w the {}'s and Toggle Field Codes back. Right click it again and choose Update Field, but ONLY UPDATE THE PAGE NUMBERS. Do not update the whole table. This will preserve the numbering format.

Upsides: if you can finish the main headings in advance, you'll only ever need to update the page numbers, not the whole table, and this will preserve the arabic/roman combinations throughout.

Downside: if you have a lot of roman numbers, this could get very tedious very quickly; and if you should ever decide you need to hit "Update Table", they'll all go away.
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