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Picture Yourself Learning Microsoft® Word® 2010 by Diane Koers

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Creating a Table of Contents

INCLUDING A TABLE OF CONTENTS (TOC) at the beginning of a long document provides a nice roadmap to the document’s contents. The reader can identify a topic of interest and go right to the page that discusses the topic. If the document includes a title page or cover page, in most cases you should insert the table of contents on the page directly after the title or cover page. In many cases, you should also insert a hard page break after the table of contents to separate it from the following text. This ensures that the first page of information in the document starts at the top of a new page.

Word offers both a gallery of built-in table of contents styles and a dialog box where you can choose more specific settings ...

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