RE: TOC in Word 2007 for Multiple Files

Subject: RE: TOC in Word 2007 for Multiple Files
From: "Pinkham, Jim" <Jim -dot- Pinkham -at- voith -dot- com>
To: "Tim Lewis" <ltc -dot- writer -at- comcast -dot- net>, "Allan Ackerson" <alackerson -at- msn -dot- com>, "Tech Whirler List" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2010 16:13:49 -0500

In that case, PT's approach sounds like the elegant solution. If that's
not what you're after, you might also search the archives of the Word
Doc Design (Yahoo groups, Dian Chapman, MS Word MVP) and/or Jack Lyon's
The Editorium.

-----Original Message-----
From: Tim Lewis [mailto:ltc -dot- writer -at- comcast -dot- net]
Sent: Friday, August 20, 2010 3:41 PM
To: Pinkham, Jim; 'Allan Ackerson'; 'Tech Whirler List'
Subject: RE: TOC in Word 2007 for Multiple Files

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?
> >
> >
> >
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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
RE: TOC in Word 2007 for Multiple Files: From: Tim Lewis

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