Using the Document Outline

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The document outline panel

The Document Outline provides an overview of how sections are organized. It contains tools that allow you to create, rename, and delete sections, as well as reorder the hierarchy of the document.

Resizing the Document Outline Panel

To resize the Document Outline panel, hover over the edge of the panel and click and drag the resize icon.

You can collapse the entire panel by clicking the Collapse/Expand Outline icon located in the upper left. Click Collapse/Expand Outline again to expand the Document Outline.

Adding and Deleting Document Sections

To add a new section:

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Select a section.
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Click the Add Before or Add After icon at the top of the outline panel. Adding sections to the outline
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Double-click the section title to rename the new section.

To delete a section:

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Right-click the section title
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Click Remove.
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Confirm your choice.

Organizing the Document Outline

To expand or collapse a section of the outline hierarchy, click the arrow next to that section. You can reorder sections and move them up or down in level by dragging the section to the desired position.

You can also move sections up and down in the hierarchy using the Move Up and Move Down icons in the Document Outline toolbar. To move a section up or down in level, use the Promote and Demote icons.