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Hi all!

I have a question and I'm not sure how to do this. I know how to create an automatic table of contents. I've done that in the past. I'm now wanting to do that automatic table of contents, but put it into a table. Here is a basic mock up.

__________________________________________________ __________________
Section 1
__________________________________________________ __________________
Section Name | |
__________________________________________________ __________________


Content Name | page # | BLANK | Header 3 |page #
__________________________________________________ __________________

So there are 5 sections in the manual I am writing. Section 1 -5. In the header 1, we want the Section #. In Header 2, we want the actual name of the Section. Then in Header 3 we want the actual name of the content.

It's a pretty long manual so the purpose of this is to shorten up a very long table of contents that takes 3 pages.

Any input anyone has sure would be appreciated!
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To put a table of contents inside a table cell would be uncomplicated, but anything beyond that would require some "intervention." For example, it might be possible to create the table by using a VBA macro, presumably after first having unlinked the table of contents.
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Thank you so much for the reply Stefan! I was messing around with it as well and I got into one cell easy peasey. I don't think it will warrant me going as far as VBA code, but I may give it a looksee just in case. I've suggested using a two column trick I saw on Youtube so we will see how that goes over.

Thanks so much again!
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