05-08-2018 09:13 AM
05-08-2018 09:13 AM
I am using office 365. My problem is that when I insert table of contents it inserts captions along with Heading -1, 2, 3 and 4. I tried to modify the table of contents, but cannot uncheck captions, when I select the options. Captions shows in all my formats and I am unable to remove the same.
Please suggest ways of limiting my table of contents to only Heading -1, 2, 3 and 4 (no captions).
05-26-2018 06:57 PM - edited 05-26-2018 06:58 PM
Looking at your screen shot, it looks like captions are based on or use the same style as Heading 1.
1. In the lower right corner of the style gallery, click the More... button to display the Style panel.
2. Click in one of your captions. Which style is highlighted in the Style panel? It should be the Caption Style. If it is, right click on the style in the Style panel and select Modify... from the context menu. If the dialog box indicates the style is based on Heading 1, change that to None. This will unlink the Captions from Heading 1 style. Now, you should be able to modify the TOC styles that will be included.
If the Heading 1 style is highlighted when you click in the actual caption, you'll want to change that to the Caption style. If your intent was to have captions look like Heading 1, you can update the Caption style to match Heading 1 before you switch it. To do this:
Your dialog box will look like this (notice the styles beneath the find/replace fields):
Now click the Find Next button to go to the next text that uses the Heading 1 style. If it's a caption, click the Replace button. If it really is a heading, just click Find Next to ignore it and find the next caption.
If captions are no longer styled with Heading 1, you should be able to update your TOC and all the captions will disappear. Now, you can also make a table of figures using only the caption style.
I'll get notifications if you reply, so please let me know if this doesn't work for you.
05-27-2018 01:23 PM
In your screenshot, it looks like captions are formatted using the Heading 1 style. This can happen if captions are based on Heading 1. To break the link between the 2 styles...
Try updating your TOC. If captions still appear...
The dialog box should look like this. Notice the Styles displayed beneath the Find and Replace fields.
Click the Find Next button. If it's a caption, click the Replace button. If it's a heading, click Find Next again.
Now, update your TOC again. Captions should no longer appear in the TOC.