How to Change the Appearance of a Table of Contents

Aug 8, 2020 ยท 1 minute read

If you need to change the format of the texts of your table of contents you should follow these steps;

1- Click on the References tab.

2- In the Table of Contents part click on the Table of Contents.

3- Click on the “Custom Table of Contents…”.

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4- In the Table of Contents dialogue go to the General section.

  • In the Formats section, click on the arrow and choose “From template” item.

5- Click on the “Modify…” key.

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6- In the Style dialogue, you can specify that you want to modify which level in the table of contents.

  • Here we chose TOC 1 for modifying the first level and then you click on the Modify.

  • Modify the style, font and other characteristics which you want.

  • Repeat these steps for other levels of the table of contents.

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7- After you modify all the levels in your table of contents click on Ok.

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8- Accept replace this table of contents.

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