Create and customize a table of contents

Your browser does not support video. Install Microsoft Silverlight, Adobe Flash Player, or Internet Explorer 9.

Create a table of contents (TOC) in Word 2010. Prepare document headings so that Word will generate the TOC automatically, and customize the look and settings for the TOC.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Generate and update a TOC

  • Prepare headings so they'll be included in the TOC

  • Change TOC settings

  • Modify TOC styles

  • Remove a TOC

Before you begin

If you want task summaries or to create a table of contents manually, instead of having Word generate it, see Create a table of contents or update a table of contents.

Download this course

Offline Version (83 MB)

Quick reference card

See the quick reference card for a brief, printable reminder of the key points in this course.

See more courses on Microsoft Office Training.

See Also

Create a table of figures

Add different page numbers or number formats to different sections

Set tab stops or clear them

Share Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Email Email

Was this information helpful?

Great! Any other feedback?

How can we improve it?

Thank you for your feedback!