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Old 07-11-2019, 05:47 PM
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I have a Table of Contents in a Word document and I'm not sure how to add or remove entries. If I add lines or remove them manually, then when I do "Update entire table" my changes get rolled back. What is the proper way to create/delete entries in a TOC?


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You change an Automatic Table of Contents by changing the referenced text or TC field.
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Hi Charles,


Thank you for the response.


I know how to change existing entries in a Table of Contents. It's adding new entries and removing entries that I'm having trouble doing.


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Hi Charles,

Thank you for the response.

I know how to change existing entries in a Table of Contents. It's adding new entries and removing entries that I'm having trouble doing.

Thanks,
Burt
It is the same process. If you want an automatic table of contents, one you can update, you need to change the source material to change what is in the TOC. You cannot simply alter the TOC directly and have those alterations survive an update.

Controlling what goes into the TOC

To add something either add something in a referenced style or add a TC field, Ta delete something, make sure that it is not in a referenced style or in a TC field. Please read the article.
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Old 07-12-2019, 11:47 AM
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Got it. It's all controlled by the style of the referenced field!


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