To follow the “Student Supplement for The SBL Handbook of Style,” there are three key steps to editing the styles for your table of contents.
You can pretty easily get Word to generate a table of contents that automatically updates with your document.1 But if you need to follow some special formatting for the table, like in the Student Supplement for The SBL Handbook of Style, it’s less clear how to do that. If you simply format the table directly, …
Creating a table of contents manually can consume much more time than it should. Fortunately, Word can do the heavy lifting to create a table of contents.
Microsoft Word can quickly create tables of contents so that the headings and page numbers update along with your document.
In Microsoft Word, a “style” is a collection of one or more pieces of formatting information. Styles are especially helpful when you use them to format your headings.
Alex Stewart provides a number of pro tips for busy writers in biblical studies. Alex stresses the importance of taking a long-term view of one’s writing.