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Formatting an Index or a Table of Contents

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You can apply different paragraph styles, assign hyperlinks to entries, change the layout of indexes, and change the background color of indexes in the Insert Index dialog.

To Apply a Different Paragraph Style to an Index Level

  1. Right-click in the index or table of contents, and then choose Edit Index or Table of Contents.
  2. Click the Styles tab.
  3. Click an index level in the Levels list.
  4. Click the style that you want to apply in the Paragraph Style list.
  5. Click the assign button <.
  6. Click OK.

To Assign Hyperlinks to Entries in a Table of Contents

You can assign a cross-reference as a hyperlink to entries in a table of contents.

  1. Right-click in the table of contents, and then choose Edit Index or Table of Contents.
  2. Click the Entries tab.
  3. In the Level list click the heading level that you want to assign hyperlinks to.
  4. In the Structure area, click in the box in front of E#, and then click Hyperlink.
  5. Click in the box behind the E, and then click Hyperlink.
  6. Repeat for each heading level that you want to create hyperlinks for, or click the All button to apply the formatting to all levels.

Related Topics

Creating a Table of Contents

Defining Index or Table of Contents Entries

Updating, Editing and Deleting Indexes and Tables of Contents

Editing or Deleting Index and Table Entries

Creating Alphabetical Indexes

User-Defined Indexes

Creating a Bibliography

Indexes Covering Several Documents