Word 2003: TOC only updates first two levels
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Sp and Fr to En  Identity Verified
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May 16, 2006

When I update my TOC using F9, only the first two levels are updated and I lose the third level, i.e. 1 and 1.1 are updated but I lose 1.1.1. This happens whether I select the "Update page numbers only", or "Update entire table" radio buttons in the dialogue box. It also happens with an untranslated, unchanged source language file - I know, an unchanged file doesn't need updating, but I tried this to confirm a suspicion that the problem had something to do with a default setting which I have not been able to find.

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Vito Smolej
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you need to specify, how TOC gets built... May 16, 2006

go into "insert/reference/indices and TOCs" (I translate from my German word 2003, that has it in Einfügen/Referenzen/Indexe und Verzeichnisse) . Select TOC tab and adjust levels to suit your case.

smo


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Number of levels in ToC May 16, 2006

In the Insert Table of Contents tab, above and slightly left of the options tab, there is a "show levels" option, in which you can choose to show as many levels of table of contents as you wish.
For 1.1.1. you wopuld need to select "show 3 levels".

HTH
Pawel Skalinski


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can't find it May 17, 2006

Thanks for your reply, but I couldn't find a "show levels" option. In the main menu I clicked on Insert, Reference, Index and Tables, but there wasn't a "show levels" option.


PAS wrote:

In the Insert Table of Contents tab, above and slightly left of the options tab, there is a "show levels" option, in which you can choose to show as many levels of table of contents as you wish.
For 1.1.1. you wopuld need to select "show 3 levels".

HTH
Pawel Skalinski


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xxxtlmurray
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One more step May 18, 2006

Carlos Alvarez wrote:
In the main menu I clicked on Insert, Reference, Index and Tables, but there wasn't a "show levels" option.


One more step: Click the Table of Contents tab.


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