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OTHER "HOW TO" SOURCES
- To view an actual demonstration, go to Youtube > enter "formatting appellate briefs" in search box > select clip
- Microsoft Office Help has information for all versions of Word for PCs. Select the version of Word you are using > enter "Table of Contents" or "Table of Authorities" in search box > select from list
- Duke's "The Goodson Blogson" has links to information on creating Table of Contents and Table of Authorities, including help for those using WordPerfect.
WORD 2013 for PCs -- Update
Microsoft recently introduced Word 2013 for PCs. You'll find just a few changes from Word 2010. Look for the following:
Preparing Your Document:
- Creating a page before the main body of your brief > place cursor at top left of body of brief > Insert > Pages > click arrow > Blank Page
- Inserting pagination > "Link to Previous" is now an icon > it is highlighted in blue > find it in the Navigation sub-tab immediately to the right of "Go to Footer" > click to unlink
Creating Your Table of Contents:
- First step, assigning headings from Home tab > to locate the list that includes numbered headings > at Styles sub-tab click on small arrow pointing to the right > when you are finished applying headings, click the "X" to close the Styles list
- To generate and insert your TOC > place cursor at the "s" at the end of "Table of Contents." Do not place it in front of the heading; if you do, the heading will show up at the bottom of the table of contents after you create it.
- When you are ready to generate your Table of Contents > select "Custom Table of Contents" > when dialog box opens, click OK > your TOC is created.
- To make modifications to your TOC > click sub-tab "Table of Contents > again, select "Custom Table of Contents" > continue to make changes as you would if you were using Word 2010.
Creating Your Table of Authorities:
- The "Insert Table of Authorities" icon is immediately to the upper right of "Mark Citation"