Feb 23, 2019 10:08 PM in response to jayzeebe Post is disrespectful, about third party products or contains unrelated content or personal information. Use ‘update entire table' if you want Word to regenerate the Table. In response to Barry. To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question. i have tried to re-define the data source table by using the Insert Table button and the CTRL + T command, but they do not work). The "Disable Commands" GPO is disabled as well. Thank you. To me, placeholder text seemed to appear the same as body text. jayzeebe, Table of Contents Greyed Out Pages Version 7.3, User profile for user: When you click the link a pop-up will appear letting you know it is being opened on your desktop and you can resume editing when you're finished. This will remove the reply from the Answers section. Sign in to vote. Feb 23, 2019 12:23 PM in response to jayzeebe Regardless of the size of your document, using a table of contents can direct the reader to exactly where they need to be. The blank Book template has minimal paragraph styles, but if you use these, or new ones of your own creation, you will be able to select Table of Contents from the Insert menu. • I have not selected multiple worksheets. Community content may not be verified or up-to-date. Translate is greyed out in Word, works fine in Excel. To add to Terry's comments ... "Remove a table of contents" (which I don't no why since I am not supposed to have a table of contents in document, but I have the option. In response to jayzeebe. Is there a simple step-by-step guide to creating an index or table of contents for a plain and unformatted .odt document? Good morning, This could be a very simple question for those who know InDesign. But why wasn’t the cross-reference showing as 3 instead of 3.0? If you’re not happy with the types o… In addition to making the document more reader-friendly, a table of contents also makes it easier for the author to go back and add or remove content if necessary. I am trying to create a table in Docs but it is grayed out. It's also one of the only things I know how to do in Word. Discussion forum on Microsoft office software such as Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Project. Our automated system analyzes the replies to choose the one that's most likely to answer the question. You will lose what you have written so far. The table option under the Format menu will be grayed out until you actually insert your table. I would love to know what you are doing that I am not doing. Less, User profile for user: Like what you see, select OK.If you're not happy with the look, just select Cancel and all changes are forgotten. For non-blank book templates, the ToC is generated just after the cover sheet. Post contains harassment, hate speech, impersonation, nudity; malicious, illegal, sexually explicit or commercial content. After you've inserted it, you can put your cursor in the table to access the table formatting menu. Just pointing out something that gets overlooked by many people posting questions here—we can't see what you see. For previous posts in my #Microsoft365Challenge go… I received an InDesign book from a client (InDesign CS). When you submit a report, we'll investigate it and take the appropriate action. By default, Word generates a table of contents using the first three built-in heading styles (Heading 1, Heading 2, and Heading 3). To apply heading styles, select the particular style from the “Home” tab. The "Office Intelligent Services" option doesn't seem to exist anywhere. Our automated system analyzes replies to choose the one that's most likely to answer the question. There is no table option under insert. In response to VikingOSX. I have created the Title and headers. fields with information and headings supplied as part of the form) cannot be selected for editing - all options are greyed out. Two Tables in Word. You can generate a table of contents in a Portrait or Landscape word processing document — because there is body text to work on, and apply paragraph styles too. Also just tested this. I tried changing the text highlight color and that still dosent change it. After you have created a table of contents in Word, you can customize the way it appears. https://support.google.com/docs/community?hl=en. I believe the Modify Button being greyed out for Formal TOC format is by design and not a bug. Choose Insert - Indexes and Tables - Indexes and Tables, and then click the Index/Table tab. macOS 10.14. Perhaps if you provided the missing details of 'what you are doing', Viking would be able to determine what you are missing. We'll get back to you only if we require additional details or have more information to share. The text was preformatted. It would be convenient if Viking were standing behind you, looking over your shoulder, and could see your screen and your keystrokes. I meant to say... No matter what I try, unless I use a vertical "textbook" template, I cannot get the TOC buttons to un-gray. In response to VikingOSX. This reply will now display in the answers section. Start Free Trial. I have established a table already on this page, so EDIT table may be more appropriate. That has been addressed: TOCs can be created automatically only for documents containing text in the Document Body. However the menu option is greyed out. The original poster inquired about Google Docs. Comment. I want to make a landscape book with the measurements listed above. text/html 12/11/2017 6:37:39 PM VinnyCThatWhoIBe 2. Due to the size of these tables, they inevitably end up being divided across pages. Feb 23, 2019 11:29 AM in response to VikingOSX I am trying to update the skin for my Captivate 6 project, but all of the options are greyed out no matter which skin template I select. Let me build a little on Andrew's approach. Apple may provide or recommend responses as a possible solution based on the information provided; every potential issue may involve several factors not detailed in the conversations captured in an electronic forum and Apple can therefore provide no guarantee as to the efficacy of any proposed solutions on the community forums. Your notifications are currently off and you won't receive subscription updates. Word has two features both called ‘tables’. #Microsoft365 – Inserting a Table of Contents in #MSWord is one of the easiest ways to make your documents look super professional. This site contains user submitted content, comments and opinions and is for informational purposes only. You don't have to even close the tab. Add the table of contents in Word on your desktop, save it and close the desktop app. Like Andrew, I would use Word to manipulate the text. Google takes abuse of its services very seriously. So your detailed list of your actions and the Mac's responses to those actions can omit anything attempted with a Page layout documents and concentrate on what you do and what happens with a word processing document. Why and how do I fix it? In response to jayzeebe, JZB wrote: "…unless I use a vertical "textbook" template, I cannot get the TOC buttons to un-gray.". I am trying to insert a table of contents into a Blank Book pages template measuring 14.22 x 10.67. 2. Remove the previous table of contents, and then regenerate it. Table of Contents, Table of Figures etc. Your table of contents will still be there. All with Pages v7.3. Feb 23, 2019 8:46 PM in response to Barry We found the following personal information in your message: This information will be visible to anyone who visits or subscribes to notifications for this post. Go to the Legal Help page to request content changes for legal reasons. If it seems to be helpful, we may eventually mark it as a Recommended Answer. It does not have a previous table of contents for me to regenerate. You'll need to do this if you've changed wording in Heading 1 or 2 titles in particular. Step 5. Customizing your table of contents applies your preferences to your existing table. I just did that. Simply click the Open in Word link to the right of the main menu bar. Click in your document where you want to create the table of contents. It has TOCs but when I go to layout menu to update them (after selecting the TOC text frame), "Update Table of Contents" menu is greyed out. Q: • The worksheets are not grouped. Suggestions are welcome. VikingOSX, Feb 23, 2019 6:27 AM in response to jayzeebe, Feb 23, 2019 11:29 AM in response to VikingOSX, Feb 23, 2019 12:23 PM in response to jayzeebe, Feb 23, 2019 1:19 PM in response to VikingOSX, Feb 23, 2019 1:22 PM in response to jayzeebe, Feb 23, 2019 4:44 PM in response to jayzeebe, Feb 23, 2019 5:10 PM in response to VikingOSX, Feb 23, 2019 7:34 PM in response to jayzeebe, Feb 23, 2019 7:38 PM in response to jayzeebe, Feb 23, 2019 8:46 PM in response to Barry, Feb 23, 2019 10:08 PM in response to jayzeebe. Some community members might have badges that indicate their identity or level of participation in a community. MacBook Pro 13", If you want to create a table in Sheets, please post a new question in the help forum: I just stumbled in this same problem and what I did first was to search first for solutions then I realized that there are no solutions yet. The problem is when I go to Home-> Paragraph -> Line and Page Breaks ALL of the options are greyed out for the table. I'm writing a large document in Word and I am displaying well over 20 different tables. Discard post? Although to a limited extent, you can apply existing and new paragraph styles to the Text box content, you cannot generate a Table of Contents from that Text box content. The table option under the Format menu will be grayed out until you actually insert your table. There isn't an option to save but I created the sheet straight from google drive. Viking, thank you for your due diligence in trying to help me understand. We're committed to dealing with such abuse according to the laws in your country of residence. To turn them on, go to. Feb 23, 2019 7:38 PM in response to jayzeebe It’s like a table of contents, but it’s a table of anything to which you can add a caption. To me, they look the same but now I am clear they operate differently. All of the Book templates are Page Layout documents which have no body text, and depend on Text boxes to hold placeholder text. In response to jayzeebe, Feb 23, 2019 5:10 PM in response to VikingOSX Looks like no one’s replied in a while. Feb 23, 2019 1:19 PM in response to VikingOSX (For some reason the pivot tables will not refresh properly and I am trying to find out why. We’ve heard from readers who can’t understand why their document with a nice Table of Contents can’t create a PDF bookmark ‘tree’ (similar to Word’s Navigation Pane). Viking, I apologize that I didn't understand the difference between placeholder text vs body text inside a text box related to a page layout vs word processing document. I’ve scoured the internet for a solution and have tried everything below. Can you modify the Page size or orientation, or both to match the paper size and orientation you want to use? Viking said, "All of the Book templates are Page Layout documents which have no body text, and depend on Text boxes to hold placeholder text. When I Ctrl+clicked on a 3.0 cross-reference (for example) it went to the correct place. That option isn't available in Sheets. Michiel, The reason that everything having to do with TOC is grayed out for your document is that you began with a Page Layout template, as far as I can tell from your description. Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site. It doesn't matter if I use a page layout or a word processing document, each time I click on , every single option is gray. In response to jayzeebe, "Barry, I am going to overlook that it seems like your response reads a bit on the sarcastic side. Feb 23, 2019 6:27 AM in response to jayzeebe I've created a (page-) template from scratch. This appears to be an issue with just this one project, but I have no idea why they have become greyed out. Microsoft Office Forums - View Single Post - [Solved] I can't insert a Table of Contents in Word 2010, the tab is greyed out. Do the TOC controls remain useable after those modifications? All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the. I cannot select it. The devil's often in the details, and if the OP doesn't provide the details, it's just a guessing game at this end. Monday, December 11, 2017 5:49 PM. To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question. You'll receive email notifications for new posts at. Each time I click on Table of Contents, document, section and next occurrence are greyed out no matter what I try to do. No matter what I try, unless I use a horizontal book template, I cannot get the TOC buttons to un-gray. I have created the Title and headers. "Can you address the issue that whether I use a page layout or word processing document...". Your screen shot is from Google Sheets. Page Layout documents do not contain a Document Body. Question: Can you address the issue that whether I use a page layout or word processing document... whether I use a book template or a blank page... whether I select inside a text box or not... That means, I cannot select ANY of the keys to add a TOC. In response to VikingOSX. After that it can be converted to a table as suggested. • The file is not shared or protected. A table of figures is a list, sorted by page number, of the captions pulled from figures, images, or tables in your document. The text was preformatted. Feb 23, 2019 1:22 PM in response to jayzeebe (If the cursor is not in the TOC, then that menu item will be inactive and grayed out.) In fact, the ‘Headings’ option is greyed out/disabled because there are no outline levels in the document. Encrypt contents to secure data greyed out in Windows 10/8/8.1/7 is no longer an issue with the help of AOMEI Backupper. 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