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DSD: Styles and table of contents in Word - Demo
Course Description:

Have you spent hours formatting Word document headings and manually creating and updating a table of contents? This session will demonstrate how to use styles to format your headings and how to create an automated table of contents which can be updated in seconds. Also, applying styles is one of the most important features to use when making documents more accessible.

Once you have booked on the course you will be able to access all of the online materials in our Digital Skills Development Moodle course.


Once you have enrolled, please check that you have received a confirmation email from MyLearning. You will also receive an email with location details at least one day before the session.

Please arrive 10 - 15 minutes prior to the start of the course to allow time for logging in and downloading resources.

For more details on how to book, cancel and join sessions please visit our practical course information page .

Topics covered will include:
  • Different methods for applying inbuilt styles Heading 1, Heading 2, etc.
  • Modifying styles,
  • Creating and formatting a table of contents,
  • Setting up documents with numbered headings,
  • Styles and the navigation pane (navigating and restructuring order of chapters),
  • Creating styles.
Intended Audience:
This overview demonstration session is aimed at those wishing to understand how to use styles effectively. It will be particularly useful for anyone working with long documents or dissertations or is learning how to make documents more accessible.
Target Audience: All
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