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Picture Yourself Learning Microsoft® Word® 2010 by Diane Koers

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Indexing Content

AN INDEX LISTS THE PAGE NUMBERS where important terms appear in a document. While indexes are most common for lengthy publications, such as books, you may need to include an index for a shorter work if it contains a lot of jargon and technical explanations. An index generally appears at the very end of a document, starting at the top of a new page.

As for the other reference features you’ve already learned about, creating an index is a two-step process. First mark the entries to index throughout the document, and then insert the index.

If an index entry is about a general topic that spans multiple pages, such as the “Creating a Bibliography” section earlier in this chapter, you would first need to select the entire section, ...

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