RE: TOC in Word 2007 for Multiple Files

Subject: RE: TOC in Word 2007 for Multiple Files
From: "Tim Lewis" <ltc -dot- writer -at- comcast -dot- net>
To: "'Pinkham, Jim'" <Jim -dot- Pinkham -at- voith -dot- com>, "'Allan Ackerson'" <alackerson -at- msn -dot- com>, "'Tech Whirler List'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2010 15:41:17 -0500

I've used the PDF route but two different clients require that a TOC be
generated in Word so that it is present. One possible project is for a
military document and the TOC in the Word document is mandatory.

Tim

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Pinkham, Jim [mailto:Jim -dot- Pinkham -at- voith -dot- com]
> Sent: Friday, August 20, 2010 10:45 AM
> To: Allan Ackerson; ltc -dot- writer -at- comcast -dot- net; Tech Whirler List
> Subject: RE: TOC in Word 2007 for Multiple Files
>
> The key is to:
>
> 1. Set up your Word doc with structured headings (Heading 1, Heading 2,
> Heading 3, etc.)
> 2. Use the "Convert to Adobe PDF" button on your Word toolbar to
> activate PDF Maker (printing to PDF directly didn't work in my test).
> 3. PDF Maker generates the tagged PDF, and those tags translate to
> bookmarks in your final PDF.
>
> HTH,
> Jim
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: techwr-l-bounces+jim -dot- pinkham=voith -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> [mailto:techwr-l-bounces+jim -dot- pinkham=voith -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On
> Behalf Of Allan Ackerson
> Sent: Friday, August 20, 2010 10:31 AM
> To: ltc -dot- writer -at- comcast -dot- net; Tech Whirler List
> Subject: RE: TOC in Word 2007 for Multiple Files
>
>
> Used to be you could bookmark any part of a document and generate a TOC
> for each bookmarked part. Haven't researched to see if that is still a
> function in newer versions of Word, but you might look into it.
>
> Regards!
> Al
>
>
> > From: ltc -dot- writer -at- comcast -dot- net
> > To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> > Subject: TOC in Word 2007 for Multiple Files
> > Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2010 08:57:01 -0500
> >
> > I have been working on some older manuals for some clients that were
> > written in Word. These manuals are 200 to 400+ pages long when put
> together as PDFs.
> > Combining all the files for a manual into one file in Word just causes
>
> > too many problems and I know that in the earlier versions of Word,
> > Master Documents did not work. I need to generate a Table of Contents
> > at the front of a manual for every file in the manual. How do you do
> that?
> >
> >
> >
> > Tim Lewis
> >
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References:
TOC in Word 2007 for Multiple Files: From: Tim Lewis
RE: TOC in Word 2007 for Multiple Files: From: Allan Ackerson
RE: TOC in Word 2007 for Multiple Files: From: Pinkham, Jim

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