Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Topic C: Indexes, bibliographies, and other references
C-1: Creating main index entries and subentries
The files for this activity are in Student Data folder Unit 6\Topic C .
1 Open Index
Save the document as My index
2 View the body text under “The
historical medicinal use of spices”
This heading is on page 1.
In the heading, select
historical medicinal uses
You’ll mark this text as a main index entry.
3 In the Index group, click
(On the References tab.) To open the Mark
Index Entry dialog box, shown in Exhibit 6-12.
The XE field, which defines the text and page
number for an index entry, is added to the
document. The field is formatted as hidden text,
and the field code is enclosed in braces.
The Mark Index Entry dialog box remains open
so you can add more entries. You’ll add a
4 In the second paragraph below the
(At the end of the third sentence. You might
need to move the dialog box.) You’ll copy this
text so you can paste it into the Subentry box.
Press c + C
To copy the selection.
Click the Subentry box and press
c + V
To paste the new entry as a subentry in the Mark
Index Entry dialog box. The selected text also
appears in the Main entry box.