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Microsoft Word automatic table of contents dot leader help

by zolfat5151 / October 18, 2007 3:52 AM PDT

I'm a fan of Word's automatic table of contents and think it saves a lot of time, however, I go to school and sometimes there are strict formatting requirements. In this case, I am trying to figure out if there is a way to set the styles so there is a space in between the end of the dot leaders and the page numbers.

Example:

Why School is so cool............................ 1

I'm looking for a way to do it so that it doesn't revert to being flush each time I update the table.

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by zolfat5151 / October 18, 2007 4:22 AM PDT

That example got messed up.

Ok so it took out my space. In the example below, the underlined section represents what I would like to have as "blank" space

Why Can't I Get This Right.......................__________8

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 18, 2007 4:22 AM PDT

"There are many different formats that a Table of Contents can take. Microsoft Word has listed a few in the Formats drop down list. When you choose a different format, you will be able to see how it looks in the preview windows above.

The Modify... button allows you to change the formats of your Table of Contents Styles. "

I didn't read if you tried it.

Bob

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