In order to create a table of contents you need to break your document into two elections first section contains the cover page and the table of contents and the second will contain your document the page numbering will also start at the section section the first step is to insert a cover page click on insert in the ribbon click on cover page choose.
Your cover page you now have your cover page inserted in the document the next step is to insert a blank page to hold your table of contents click on layout ribbon click on.
Breaks click on page click on view click.
On multiple pages and you can now see the changes in your document to insert a. Section break click into the blank page press return 5 times to move to the center of the page click on the layout ribbon click on breaks and in the section breaks area click on next page when you click into the third page you will see section two to assign heading.
Styles to the existing headings go to the home ribbon you will see heading 1 heading 2 and heading 3 these styles are part of a hierarchy heading to is the subheading of heading 1 select the first heading highlighted and on the home.
Ribbon select heading 1.
The next heading highlight it and click on heading to select the next heading highlight it and click on heading 3. Select the next heading highlight it and click on heading 1 these headings will. Now form your table of contents to insert the table of contents click on the blank page click on the references ribbon click table of contents click on.
The table you can now see the hierarchy of headings is visible in the table of contents now we need to format the page. Numbers starting from section two go to the insert ribbon click on footer click. On blank and you can now see that your in section one footer delete this text.
Go to the next section and you can now see that your in section to break the link to the previous section remove the.
Tick from different first page go to page number click on bottom of page.
Select a style to format the page number click on page number format page numbers and click Add.
Start at 1 click OK close the header and.
Footer you must now update the table of.
Contents so go to the table of contents click on the table of contents click on update table click on update entire table click OK and you can now see that the table of contents has been updated