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Table of Contents - Word
Add a table of contents to your Word document to easily navigate long documents and automatically update page numbers and title headings. These instructions work for Word 2013 and 2016 on both Windows and Mac devices. Table of Contents is not available for Word Online. 
Table of Contents
Step 1:Navigate to the References tab. 
Step 2:Click the Table of Contents button and select the style of table you would like to use. This can be changed later. 
Step 3:Your table of contents will appear in your document. It may be empty. 
Step 4:To add sections to your table of contents, you need to add Heading 1 and Heading 2 to your document. Start by highlighting the title for the first section or page you would like listed in your table of contents, and click Heading 1.
Step 5:Repeat this process for all headings and subheadings in your document that you would like listed in your table of contents. You can change the font, color, and size of the headings to match your preferences. Step 6:When you have finished adding your headings, return to the References tab. Click Update Table
Step 7:If prompted, select to update the entire table. The table of contents will now show all of the headings and subheadings with their page numbers.
Step 8:To edit the appearance of the table of contents, select Custom Table of Contents under the References tab. 
Step 9:Make any changes to your table of contents, and click OK when finished. 
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