Update a table of contents

  1. Go to References > Update Table.

    Update Table of Contents

  2. Select one of the following:

    • Update page numbers only    This only updates the pages that the headings are on, and ignores any changes to the heading text.

    • Update entire table    This will reflect any updates to the heading text, as well as any page changes.

  3. Select OK.

Note: Manually created tables (not created automatically from the headings), can't be updated by Word. You'll need to manually type your changes in the table of contents.

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