Table of Contents in MS WORD 2007

  K*B 21:39 28 Nov 2010
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Hello friends, I notice there is a problem with a Table of Contents in WORD 2007 which I've just generated. In one section of the table, both the subheading and the contents of the entire paragraph appear. I tried to redo it but the same problem keeps occurring. I dont need the contents of the paragraph; I only need the heading of the paragraph in the Table of contents. The rest of the table is perfect. Now I will need to edit the table to remove the contents of the paragraph and leave the heading in the table. How do I do it? Please help. Thanks.

  QuizMan 22:31 28 Nov 2010

I cannot speak for Word 2007, but in previous incarnations of Word the ToC takes its details from the various heading formats, e.g. Heading 1 and Heading 2 etc. It may be that the paragraph wording is formatted based on one of these headings rather than using normal text. Try reformatting it see if that resolves it.

  K*B 10:38 29 Nov 2010

Thanks to you QuizMan, I took your advice and found that the paragraph wording/text had taken the formating of one of the headings. I re-formatted and re-did the entire ToC and it came out right this time. However I notice again that section 5.1 in the new ToC is missing. Sections 5.0 and 5.2 appear. Can I insert section 5.1 without having to re-do the entire ToC? If yes, how do I do it? Please help. Thanks.

  xania 10:43 29 Nov 2010

Re-format the heading of section 5.1 to the same format as Sections 5.0 and 5.2 then reindexing should resolve that problem.

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