Table of contents entries are automatically marked when Heading Levels are applied within a document. Text which has the Heading 1 style applied to it automatically becomes a top level entry within the table of contents. Text which has the Heading 2 style applied to it automatically becomes a second level entry.
You can add a table of contents even if you haven't applied heading levels in your document, but it's a little more work. You would have to manually enter the headings and page numbers, and the Update Table function, described below, is not available. Your instructor will explain this in more detail later in this lesson.
To add a table of contents to a Microsoft Word document: