Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Generate an Index
Adding Extra Touches
B Word generates the index and
inserts it in your document
where you placed the insertion
point in Step .
Update the Index
1 After making changes to your
document, click anywhere in the
The index entries appear
highlighted in gray, indicating
that they are fields.
2 Click the References tab.
3 Click the Update Index button.
Word updates the index to reflect
changes to the document that
have occurred since the original
index was generated.
Can I customize the layout of my index?
Yes. Open the Index dialog box, click the Formats
, choose From Template , and click Modify . The
Style dialog box opens; click the index style you
want to change, and again click Modify . Finally,
select the desired options in the Formatting section.
How do I edit index entries?
Click the Home tab, click the Replace button, type
the contents of the XE field that you need to replace
in the Find What field (for example, XE “John
Adams” ), type the replacement text in the Replace
With field (for example, XE “Adams, John” ), and
click Replace All .