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How to Create a Table of Contents in Word

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Learn how to make your own table of contents in Microsoft Word using paragraph styles and the automatic table of contents tool. We'll be using the paragraph styles in Word’s Home toolbar to help you create a table of contents.

Video Steps

01. Type out your initial header

02. Apply the Heading 1 style to it

03. Type out a secondary header

04. Apply the Heading 2 style to it

05. Type out a tertiary header

06. Apply the Heading 3 style to it

07. Generate your table of contents

Based on the headers you created. Place your cursor in the location you want the table of contents to be inserted

08. Select References from the toolbar

09. Select Table of Contents

10. Select Automatic Table 1

11. Done

Your Table of Contents will be inputted automatically using the heading styles you previously applied!
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