Why is my Table of Contents not picking up all headings?

Changes are not reflected automatically. (To update the TOC, right-click on it and choose Update Field.) If headings in tables are still not showing up in your TOC, then it is possible that your document is exhibiting an early sign of corruption.

How do I get all headings to show in Table of Contents?

Go to References > Table of Contents. Select Custom table of contents. Use the settings to show, hide, and align page numbers, add or change the tab leader, set formats, and specify how many levels of headings to show.

Why some headings are not showing in navigation pane?

A Table of Contents can be built without the essential part of the Navigation Pane – the Outline Level. This problem is most likely to happen if you’ve created custom heading styles and by-passed the in-built ‘Heading n’ styles.

How do I add more items to a Table of Contents in Word?

Locate and click the table of contents in the document. Right-click the table of contents and select Update Field in the pop-up menu. button.

How do I adjust the Table of Contents in Word?

Updating the Table of Contents. Click the References tab. It’s at the top of Word. Use this method if you’ve made a change (changing a heading, adding/removing pages) to your document and need to update the table of contents to reflect that change.

How do I see a list of headings in Word?

Browse by headings

  1. In the Navigation pane, click the Browse the headings in your document tab.
  2. To go to a heading in your document, click that heading in the Navigation pane.

How do I show all headers in navigation pane?

Check the Navigation Pane option in the Show group (OR press Ctrl+F). The Navigation pane opens on the left. Click Headings to display the headings hierarchically. The headings should be nested in a logical manner.