Inserting an Index - Exercise

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Inserting an Index - Exercise

Inserting an Index

Duration: 10 to 20 minutes.

In this exercise, you will add an index to a document.

  1. Open or go to Plants in my yard2.docx
  2. Add an index to the end of your document that looks like the below:
    1. Hint: you will need to mark the entries before you can add the index.

Solution:

  1. Find the text "Attracts Butterflies" and select it.
  2. Click on the REFERENCES tab and from the Index group, click Mark Entry:
  3. In the Mark Index Entry dialog box, the selected text will appear as the Main Entry:
  4. Select Mark All to select all instances of "Attracts Butterflies" for inclusion in the index.
  5. Click Close.
  6. Repeat steps 1 - 5 to mark the other terms that will appear in the index.
  7. Place your cursor at the end of your document.
  8. Click on the REFERENCES tab and from the Index group, click Insert Index:
  9. In the Index dialog box:
    1. Change Columns to "1".
    2. Check Right align page numbers.
    3. Click OK:
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