Once completed, your LOT, LOF and LOO is ready for review by the Editorial Office.

Note: Since any text modifications are removed whenever the LOT, LOF or LOO fields are updated, going through the above procedure is only necessary just prior to the document's submission to the Editorial Office.

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This can be time consuming if you have numerous large captions that don't have an easily discernable break in content.

For simplicity, you'll want to select the text between the end of the table, figure or object's general description and the tab the forms the dot leader for the page number.

You can type table of contents entries and use tabs to get the dotted lines, or dot leaders, between each entry and its page number.

For a faster way to create a table of contents, see Create a table of contents automatically.

Just as it does when it builds a table of contents, Word 2007 builds an automated list of tables by extracting from the document the text you have indicated you want in the table list, and then listing the text in the table list along with the number of the page the table is on.

The procedure that follows assumes you have figures and tables in place in your document, but have no automated table captions yet.

Note: Macintosh users who have only one mouse button should hold down the CTRL key and click once on any of those entries.

From the pulldown menu that appears, select Update Field.

So save yourself the headache of doing this multiple times and save your energy for the final update.

Here is an example of how the LOT should look upon completion: It is also advisable to refer to Appendix H of the Guide for Preparing Theses & Dissertations to verify that your list formatting is correct prior to submission of your document.

If you tables, figures, schemes, and other non-text items in your appendix (or appendices), then you must create a List of Appendix Tables, Figures, Schemes, etc.