Another aspect is that you have to choose the "From template" format
when you create a table of contents via the Index and Tables dialog
box. Otherwise, the TOC styles of the document will be changed by Word
according to the particular format selected.
"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote in message
Moreover, as Stefan has pointed out, changes to the styles affect
current document unless you check the "Add to template" box in the
Style dialog. When modifications are saved to the template, they
available in new documents.
Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
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"Jay Freedman" wrote in message
To understand the "why", you have to know that the entire table of
is just one field. (Right-click in it and select Toggle Field
Codes to see
that this is true, then repeat to get back the usual display.) As
you update the field, any direct formatting you've applied to the
thrown away. The only permanent formatting comes from the styles
that Word automatically applies based on the levels of the
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Stefan Blom wrote:
Modify the "TOC 1", "TOC 2" etc. styles to suit your needs; you
this via the Index and Tables dialog box. Make sure that you
the "Add to template" check box for each modified style.
"Ted" wrote in message
Would someone tell me how & possibly why I cannot get Word 2003
preserve the Format of a Table of Contents? I have it
with spacing, Font sizes, tab leaders & all. However when you
create a New Document it gets lost.