Each table of contents (TOC) you create using a Word Processing template lists only the content that follows it, up until the next table of contents. If you want a master table of contents for the entire document, it must be the only table of contents, and it must be at the beginning of the document.

To update the TOC after editing a document, click any entry in the table of contents, or click Update Now in the TOC pane of the Document inspector. If you don’t update the table of contents after changing a document, it updates automatically when you close the document.

To create a table of contents:
  1. Click Inspector in the toolbar, click the Document button, and then click TOC.

  2. Select the checkboxes next to the paragraph styles whose text you want to appear in the table of contents. For example, if you want all the first-level headings and subheadings to appear in the table of contents, select the paragraph style that you used for first-level headings and subheadings.

    If the styles you select are not used anywhere in the document, you see a message that your table of contents is empty when you create the table of contents. If you select styles that are used very frequently in the document, your table of contents might be longer than you want.

  3. In the #’s column, select the checkboxes of those styles whose entries you want to include a page number.

  4. Place the insertion point at the beginning of the line where you want the table of contents to appear, and then choose Insert > “Table of Contents.”

If the Word Processing template you’re working with has a table of contents predefined for it, click in the page preceding where you want to insert the table of contents, click Sections in the toolbar, and then choose “Table of Contents.”

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