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Table in a document

I am trying to write a report and need help with the table and its bringing into the table verbage from the content.
pls help!

RE: table in a document

Hi Alnoor,

Thank you for your question. It seems that the unwanted text in your Table of Contents has been formatted with a Heading Style (e.g. Heading 1, Heading 2 or Heading 3) - text with heading styles appear in the Table of Contents.

If you can locate the unwanted text inside the document, select it and change it to the Normal Style. You will find all the styles in the Home Ribbon.

Afterwards, go back to the Table of Contents and click on it. At the top, you will see a tab which says 'Update Table'. Click that, then click 'Update entire table'.

Hopefully this will remove the unwanted text from your Table of Contents.

I hope this helps. If you have any further issues, please use the forum again to ask for support.

Kind regards
Marius Barnard


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