Creating and Updating a Table of Contents in Word

Learn how to create and update a Table of Contents in Word.

Many Word documents require a table of contents be added to them. Word allows you to add a table of contents (TOC) by either using the Heading Styles or by marking selected text to be added to the TOC. The easiest way to create a TOC is to use the heading styles.  This feature allows you to quickly update the TOC anytime with just a few key strokes.  Below are the step-by-step instructions for creating and updating a TOC using the Heading Styles. Continue reading “Creating and Updating a Table of Contents in Word”

Creating a Footnote Continuation Notice in Word

Learn how to create a footnote continuation notice for footnotes that extend onto a second page.

If a footnote is too long to fit on a page, a footnote continuation notice can be created to let readers know that it is continued on the next page. Below are the step-by-step instruction for creating a continuation notice. NOTE:  The steps can also be applied to creating a continuation notice for endnotes. Continue reading “Creating a Footnote Continuation Notice in Word”

How to Add, Remove and Customize Word Watermarks

Learn how to add and remove Word watermarks as well as create and save custom ones.

How to Add, Remove and Customize Word Watermarks

When you collaborate on Word documents with others or are routing drafts of documents, you may want to mark the document as draft or private with a watermark.  This allows the recipient to see at a glance the type of document it is. Word automatically applies the watermark to every page except a designated cover page. Continue reading “How to Add, Remove and Customize Word Watermarks”