Table of Contents III: Use fields to create a TOC and create multiple TOCs

Table of contents in document

Explore the ins and outs of advanced features for table of contents (TOCs) in Microsoft Word 2007. Learn about the fields that are behind the scenes in an automatic TOC and learn how to create more than one TOC in a document.

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About this course

This course includes:

  • Two practice sessions for hands-on experience. Practices require Word 2007.

  • A Quick Reference Card you can take away from the course.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Understand and use the fields that make up a TOC.

  • Add two (or more) TOCs to a document.

Before you begin

If you don't know how to set up and create a TOC, start with the basic course, Table of Contents I: Create an automatic TOC. Then learn how to change the appearance of your TOC in Table of Contents II: Customize your TOC.

Topics in this course

Lesson 1

Lesson 2

  1. Create a TOC by using fields

  2. What is a field?

  3. Field switches

  4. TC fields

  5. Set up TC field entries for your TOC

  6. Add the TC field entries to your TOC field

  7. Practice

  1. Use multiple TOCs in a document

  2. Multiple TOCs: A basic option

  3. Two more options

  4. Table identifiers


  6. Practice

  7. Quick reference card

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