1st- number the pages 2nd– Create the Table of Authorities 3rd– Create the Table of Contents



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Brief Formatting Tips for Word
By David Hanson, Drake University Law Library
These instructions have been verified only for Word 2007/2010 on PCs

1st- Number the pages 2nd– Create the Table of Authorities 3rd– Create the Table of Contents

Inserting Roman Numerals and Arabic Numerals

  1. Press Show Paragraph Marks button in the Paragraph section of the Home tab.

  2. Place the cursor at the beginning of the Summary of the Case page.

  3. Go to the Page Layout Tab.

  4. Click on Breaks. Choose the Next Page option.

  5. Delete the extra page break if necessary by placing cursor before the Page Break code and pressing Delete.

  6. The title page should have Section Break (Next Page) showing.

  7. Place the cursor at the beginning of the Statement of the Case page.

  8. Repeat steps 4 and 5.

  9. Delete the extra page break if necessary.

  10. Go back to the Summary of the Case page and place your cursor on that page.

  11. Go to the Insert tab.

  12. Click on Page Number. Click on Format Page Numbers from the dropdown menu.

  13. Change the Numbers format to Roman numerals from the pulldown menu.

  14. Change the Page Numbering Start at to i. Click OK.

  15. Go to the Statement of the Case Page and place your cursor on that page.

  16. Click on Page Number. Click on Format Page Numbers from the dropdown menu.

  17. Change the Numbers format to Arabic (1,2,3).

  18. Change the Page Numbers to Start at to 1. Click OK.

  19. Click on Page Number. Click on Bottom of Page from the dropdown menu.

  20. Choose the plain option to center the page numbers.

  21. Place cursor on the title page.

  22. Check the Different First Page Box.

  23. Click on Close Header and Footer.

Creating a Table of Authorities in Microsoft Word


    1. Save a backup copy of your brief with a different file name.

    2. Go to the Reference Tab.

    3. Highlight the first full citation.

    4. Press the Mark Citation icon within the Reference ribbon.

    5. In the Selected text box, edit the long citation as you want it to appear in the Table of Authorities.

    6. In the Category box, click the category that applies to the citation.
      A. If your category is not listed, press the Category button which will allow you to edit the category names. You will want to scroll down to choose one of the number categories to edit. Type in the new category and click Replace. Any categories you replace will appear at the end of the Table of Authorities. You are able to edit the Table of Authorities to move the Cases to the correct location.

    7. Type in the short citation.

    8. To mark all long and short citations that match those displayed in the Mark Citation dialog box, click Mark All.

    9. Click Close and proceed to the next citation.

    10. After marking all the citations, place your cursor on the Table of Authorities page.

    11. To make sure that the document is paginated correctly, you need to hide the field codes and hidden text. If the TA (Table of Authorities Entry) fields are visible, go to the HOME tab and press the paragraph symbol to hide the field codes or press Ctrl-Shift-8.

    12. Click on the Reference Tab. Click on Insert Table of Authorities.

    13. Be sure that the Use passim and Keep original formatting boxes are checked.

    14. Click OK.

    15. Remember that you are able to edit the document.

Creating a Table of Contents in Microsoft Word

  1. Save a backup copy of your completed brief with a different file name.

  2. Press the Home tab.

  3. Highlight the text that you need to include in your table of contents.

  4. Press the Paragraph Dialog Box

  5. Use the drop-down arrow in the Outline Level to choose the proper level.
    All section titles = Level 1 Point Heading I, II, etc = Level 2
    Point Headings A, B, etc = Level 3 Point Headings i, ii, etc = Level 4

  6. Click OK.

  7. Repeat steps 4-6 to outline all levels.

  8. Place the cursor on the Table of Contents page.

  9. Click on References tab. Click on Table of Contents and then Insert Table of Contents from dropdown.
    A. Select the Show page numbers and Right align page numbers check boxes.
    B. In the Web Preview area, uncheck the Use hyperlinks instead of page numbers check box.
    C. In the General area, choose the appropriate number of Levels.

  10. Click the OK button. You may edit the formatting of the Table of Contents by pressing Tab.

Updated 2/2013DH


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