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Word for Windows either uses Adobe's PDF creator or its own depending on which version of Word for Windows you're using , which is why the functionality is different between the two applications. Another option which others have reported having success with and which doesn't require an expensive Acrobat license is this:.

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I found an answer on another site that worked for me! If you have access to One Drive which you should with an Office subscription , do the following:. Then your file will download with the table of contents intact on the PDF! Sign up to join this community. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Asked 5 years, 3 months ago. Active 9 months ago. Viewed 21k times.

This works well on my Windows machine. But on Mac OS X this option is not available.

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Adobe Acrobat, using an online tool, or using the Windows version of Word are apparently the only options. I ended up using the Windows version. Another option which others have reported having success with and which doesn't require an expensive Acrobat license is this: Save your Word document to your computer. Upload your Word document to Google Drive. Do NOT convert it to another format when you upload. Its a Google Drive App. Originally Posted by fleurlou.

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I've actually just tried updating the table of contents for this same file, on a PC in an older version of Word, and had the same problem. I might try saving back to. Corrupt documents can often be 'repaired' by inserting a new, empty, paragraph at the very end, copying everything except that new paragraph to a new document based on the same template, closing the old document and saving the new one over it.

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Have you tested with the attachment to post 7? I have, and it absorbs the manual line breaks in both the. I've figured it out! But this was inserting a paragraph break. Thanks for your help, Paul! Thread Tools.

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