How To Update Table Of Contents In Word. Once the table of figures is selected head over to the References tab and click Update Table Alternatively you can press F9. To update your table of contents select it click Update Table on the pop-up menu that appears and then choose whether you want to update only the page numbers or the entire table.
Update entire table This will reflect any updates to the heading text as well as any page changes. Choose to update page numbers only or the entire table. And choose an automatic style.
Youll see a box pop-up with a few options.
Click on Update Field and youll see an option to Update Page Numbers Only or Update Entire Table. Update entire table This will reflect any updates to the heading text as well as any page changes. Click on Update Field. The Update Table of Content dialog box appears from which you have two options Choose option 1 to Update page numbers only if none of the headings have changed but just the page numbers.