How to Make a Table of Figures or Tables in Word

A long report or thesis contains many tables and figures. It is useful to have a table of figures to list the objects along with the page numbers.

To create a table of figures or tables, you need to insert captions first, please refer here to insert a caption to an image or a table. After you insert the captions to the figures and tables, please follow the steps below to insert the table of figures or tables.

Step 1: Click the location where you want to add the table of figures or tables;

Step 2: Click the "References" tab from the ribbon;

Step 3: Click "Insert Table of Figures" from the "Captions" section;

Step 4: Select a format from the "Table of Figures" window;

Check the box "Show page numbers" and "Right align page numbers" if you want the page numbers to appear on the right.

Step 5: Click "OK" at the bottom.

Step 6: If you made changes to the figure or table captions, you can update the table by clicking "Update Table" from the "Captions" area.

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