How to Do a Table of Contents in Apple Pages

Using Pages, you may create a table of contents (TOC) that is automatically updated and displayed in the sidebar on the left side of the Pages window. A table of contents can also be inserted into a word processing document and updated automatically.

How to Do a Table of Contents in Apple Pages

Your document’s paragraph styles are used to determine the TOC. Chapter titles will appear in the TOC if you use the Heading paragraph style and make use of the TOC’s Heading style.

  • Step 1: Choose a Paragraph Style and Indention.

    Text that will be included in a table of contents should be given a paragraph style and indention. Then, click the View menu toolbar and select Table of Contents.

  • Step 2: Change the TOC entries

    Click Edit in the sidebar at the top to make changes to the TOC entries. The indent or outdent button to the right of a selected style allows you to adjust the indentation of entries. Alternatively, you may choose which paragraph styles are enabled by choosing the checkbox next to the paragraph styles you wish to include. Remember that you can’t move the entry if a button is dimmed.

  • Step 3: Format text and add leader lines

    Once you’ve selected the table of contents, you can format and add leader lines to the text. Click the Text tab in the Format sidebar. From here, you can adjust the font’s appearance using the Font section’s controls.

FAQs

How do you edit a table of contents in Pages?

Choose where you want the table of contents to display by moving the pointer to the desired location. After clicking on the Insert menu at the top right of your computer screen and selecting Table of Contents, you can choose which paragraph styles to add to your document.

In Pages, how can you make new chapters?

In Pages, how can you make new chapters? Choose a chapter in your book by typing its name into the Pages search bar. Heading styles like Title, Heading 2 and 3 as well as heading red, are all examples of styles that can be used for titles and headings. To remove any indentation, access the table of contents view, pick the style you used, and then click or tap Edit.

How to remove a Table of Contents in Apple Pages?

By clicking the boundary box right below the table of contents and dragging it up until a thick blue outline emerges around the table of contents, you can delete the table of contents.

How do you customize entries in the Table of Contents in Apple Pages?

When using pages, you can delete a table of contents by clicking the boundary box directly below the table of contents, then dragging up until a thick blue outline appears around the table of contents. This will delete the table of contents.