Numbering, headings, outlines

Everyone's favourite Microsoft Word topic: heading and outline numbering!

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How to create a table of contents in Microsoft Word

Two easy steps to creating a table of contents in a Microsoft Word document. Plus: how to customize your table of contents so it looks just as you want. And, 10 tips about Word tables of contents.

How to create numbered headings or outline numbering

How to set up numbered headings or outline numbering in Word.

How to create numbered headings or outline numbering in Word 2003 and earlier versions

Don't use Format > Bullets & Numbering. It's not what you need. How to set up reliable, robust heading or outline numbering in Word 2003 and earlier versions.

How to create numbered headings or outline numbering in Word 2007 and Word 2010

How to set up heading numbering in Word 2007 and Word 2010

How to use the Document Map in Microsoft Word

The Document Map shows an overview of your Word document. It lets you navigate rapidly. It's most useful when you're working on a big document. Here's how.

Why use Microsoft Word’s built-in heading styles?

16 reasons to use Word's built-in heading styles. Word's built-in heading styles have "magic" properties that you can't recreate in custom styles.