Insert and Update a Table of Contents - Exercise

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Insert and Update a Table of Contents - Exercise

Insert and Update a Table of Contents

Duration: 5 to 15 minutes.

In this exercise, you will insert a table of contents into a document, make a change to the document and then update the table of contents.

  1. Navigate to the Word2013.3/Exercises folder and open Plants in my yard2.docx.
  2. Add a table of contents that looks like the image below on the page following the cover page:Table of Contents
  3. Insert a Page Break between the table of contents and the first heading (Trees).
    1. On the INSERT tab, in the Pages group, click the Page Break command:Page Break
  4. Update the table of contents to reflect the updated page numbers.

Solution:

  1. Place your cursor at the top of page 2 (above the heading "Trees").
  2. Click on the REFERENCES tab and from the Table of Contents group, click Table of Contents: Table of Contents Option
  3. Select the second option (Automatic Table 2) from the drop-down menu by clicking on it:Second Option
  4. On the INSERT tab, in the Pages group, click the Page Break command:Page Break Command
  5. Click on the REFERENCES tab and from the Table of Contents group, click Update Table: Update Table
  6. In the dialog box that appears, click OK:OK
  7. Save the document as we will continue to build on this document in future exercises.
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